Morning Briefing, international

Welcome back to your weekly international edition of the daily briefing, where we try to highlight a little of what's going on around the world.

First, from NCR yesterday:

Sex abuse advocacy group SNAP sued by former employee                 

Turkey's beleaguered Christians aim to stay resilient after attacks

And from Global Sisters Report:

Circle the City with Love combats political rancor ahead of inauguration

How the world is looking at January 20:

U.K.'s Guardian live-blogging climate change in lead-up to inauguration: Live from the climate-change frontline as Trump becomes president

China's president sends Trump warning: Paris climate deal must not be allowed to fail

China says it's ready to hit back if Trump starts a trade war

Russia Fears That Trump Won't Be Such a Great Deal After All

Brexit frustrations:

Prime Minister to Davos: UK will be a global leader on trade

EU politicians and businesses warn PM May over 'difficult' Brexit

Goldman Sachs Is Considering Cutting Its London Workforce in Half After Brexit

PM challenged by senior party leaders over 'worse than feared' EU withdrawal speech

Article 50 diplomat predicts 'one in three' chance of no Brexit deal

Parts far and wide:

Russia and Turkey Conduct Joint Strikes in Syria              

West African Force Poised to Ensure Gambian Power Transfer

From Italy with love:

Fears "many dead" in Italian hotel hit by avalanche             

'Catastrophe' in central Italy on day of four big quakes

Italy steps up talks with Libya over curbs to migrant flows

Five Italian microbrews you need to try now

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[Joshua J. McElwee is NCR Vatican correspondent. His email address is Follow him on Twitter: @joshjmac.]

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