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Obama urges calm after 'horrific' Jerusalem attack

President Barack Obama condemns a "horrific attack" on a Jerusalem synagogue that killed four people, including three US citizens, and urged Israel and the Palestinians to seek peace. Duration: 00:54 Nov 19, 2014
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Exiled Ben Ali son-in-law returns to Tunisia

An exiled son-in-law of deposed Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali returned to the capital Tuesday to challenge a jail sentence for having a gun, his lawyer told AFP. Duration: 00:53 Nov 19, 2014
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Ebola heightens childbirth danger in Sierra Leone

Having children has always been a frightening prospect in Sierra Leone, the world's most dangerous place to give birth, but Ebola has presented an alarming new threat for expectant mothers. Duration: 2:09 Nov 19, 2014
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German FM calls on Ukraine parties to return to ceasefire

Germany's Foreign Minister Frank Walter-Steinmeier met with Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Tuesday saying the country must not return to the situation it faced before the Minsk Agreement. Duration: 00:41 Nov 19, 2014
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Abe calls snap Japan poll, delays tax hike

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday he was calling a snap election and delaying an expected sales tax rise after figures showed Japan was in recession. Duration: 01:14 Nov 19, 2014
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India tackles toilet troubles

Indians mobilise to improve access to toilets, and end practice of low-caste women cleaning them by hand. Duration: 00:46 Nov 18, 2014
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Arun Jaitley launches 'Kisan Vikas Patra' to lure small investors

New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday re-launched a certificate savings scheme in New Delhi to encourage investment for country's development. In a bid to encourage small savings among citizens, the successful scheme known as 'Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP)' or Farmer's Development Letter was re-launched. KVP are certificates issued by government of India that can be availed in the denominations of rupees 500, rupees 1,000, rupees 5,000 and rupees 10,000 at all post offices across India. Jaitley said that this scheme was intended to keep small investors away from fraudulent schemes that make attractive bids. Meanwhile, the investment made in the certificate scheme will double in 100 months and certificates can be issued in single or joint names and is transferable. The certificate can also be pledged as security to avail loans from the banks. Nov 18, 2014