“ Truth Lies Beyond Mainstream ”
The Chinese government sets out new measures to tackle corruption.
Ikililou Dhoinine is elected president by residents of the Comoros Islands.
President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos announces the death of Pedro Guerrero, one of the country's most wanted men who was killed in a gunbattle with police while he celebrated Christmas.
A court in Angola sentences Joao Antonio Puati to 24 years imprisonment after convicting him in relation to the Togo national football team attack last January.
Cuba commutes the last remaining death sentence on the island.
Seven Thais, including a MP, are arrested after illegally crossing the border into Cambodia.
Côte d'Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo refuses to step down after a meeting with other African leaders.
The United States revokes the visa for Bernardo Álvarez Herrera, the Venezuelan ambassador to the country.
An open letter from about 30 rabbi wives causes controversy due to its call for Israeli girls not to date Arabs or work in places that employ non-jews, three weeks after a similar letter urged Jews not to engage in property trade with non-Jews.
United Nations Security Council
A proposed draft resolution calling on the United Nations Security Council to criticise the construction of settlements by Israel is obtained by the Associated Press.
An Antonov An-22 cargo plane crashes during training in Russia's Tula region, killing 12 crew.
12 Vietnamese sailors are missing after a cargo ship sinks in the South China Sea. 11 other crew were rescued.
The minimum wage in the Chinese capital Beijing is raised by 20% for the second time in six months, amid rising food costs.
2010 Tunisian protests: People ignore threats of "firm" punishment from Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and continue to protest over unemployment and poor living conditions.
The Iraqi cilivian death toll due to violence has fallen to just under 4,000 in 2010, the lowest since the 2003 invasion of Iraq according to the Iraq Body Count.
Five suspected Islamist militants are arrested for planning to attack "Jyllands-Posten" newspaper in Denmark.
Mexican drug war
Mexican Drug War: The Mexican Los Zetas drug cartel threatens to launch a war in northern Guatemala where the government declared a "state of siege".
Nigerian Sharia conflict
Nigerian Sharia conflict: Three people are killed by Islamist group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, in the latest in a number of attacks.
Insurgency in Thailand’s southern provinces
South Thailand insurgency: Seven people are injured in a bomb attack in southern Thailand by suspected Islamist insurgents.
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