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Three Killed While Taking Selfie In Front Of Speeding Train
Agencies
AGRA, Jan 28: Attempts to click "eye-catching pictures" to upload them on social networking sites cost three college going friends their lives on Monday when they were run over by the speeding train.

The accident happened at about 9.30am in the railway tracks of Mathura, near Kosikala, Indian media reported.
Purported IS Message Threatens Japan, Jordan Hostages
Associated Press
CAIRO, Jan 27 :  An online message purportedly from the Islamic State group warned Tuesday that a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot the extremists hold have less than "24 hours left to live."

The message, posted online Tuesday afternoon, again demanded the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, an Iraqi woman sentenced to death in Jordan for involvement in a 2005 terror attack that killed 60 people. It also mentioned Jordanian pilot 1st Lt. Mu´ath al-Kaseasbeh, who is a captive of the Islamic State group.
Facebook Launches 'Lite' Version: Nepal Among 7 Other Nations
Agencies
PALO ALTO, Jan 27: Facebook is testing out a Lite version of its Android app, which takes a fraction of the system memory of the original, and is designed for low-bandwidth connections.

The app has been launched on the Google Play Store, but is only available to users in Bangladesh, Nepal, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Zimbabwe for now.
3,000 Child Soldiers Released In South Sudan: UN
Associated Press
KAMPALA, Uganda , Jan 27 : About 3,000 children will be gradually released from an armed group in South Sudan, the United Nations children´s agency said after a group of 280 children were freed on Tuesday.

More phased releases will happen in the coming weeks, said UNICEF, which helped negotiate the freedom of the children, who range in age from 11 to 17.
Gunmen At Libyan Luxury Hotel Take Hostages; 3 Guards Dead
ASSOCIATED PRESS
TRIPOLI, Libya, Jan 27: A Libyan security official says gunmen have stormed a luxury Libyan hotel popular with foreigners and have taken hostages after killing at least three guards.

Essam Al-Naas, a spokesman for a Tripoli security agency, said the standoff is continuing Tuesday at the Corinthia Hotel.
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