I apologize for this being late. I’ve been in some training all week and haven’t had time to compile the list. Here is a condensed overview of global activity.

 

28 Dead in attack in Somalia; al-Shabab militants used VBIED and small arms to kill at least 28 and wound 50.

http://www.voanews.com/a/somalia-gunmen-carbomb/3691265.html

Tensions in Austrian Coalition risks political collapse and far-right takeover.

http://www.voanews.com/a/tensions-rise-in-austrian-coalition-with-do-or-die-talk/3691184.html

 

ISIS in Mosul redeploy

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-idUSKBN1591QS

 

ISIS seeking expansion in south-east Asia

http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/isis-pushing-for-asian-links-expansion-philippines-says

 

British PM May unveils law allowing Brexit to proceed

http://www.voanews.com/a/britain-approves-law-to-trigger-brexit/3694617.html

 

Russian Parliment votes by large margin to decriminalize domestic violence

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/01/27/russian-parliament-decrimiinalizes-domestic-violence/97129912/

 

American SOF raids Yemeni al-Qaeda, kills 14; 1 US service member killed

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-38787239

Anti-vaccine sentiment results in global surge of measles, including 13 fatalities in Romania.

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/romania-anti-vaxxer-movement-results-huge-measles-surge-2016/

Amid criticism of President Trump’s executive order on immigration, EU extends emergency lock down on borders.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/eu-extends-emergency-border-controls-tackle-migration-122838331.html?ref=gs