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Paris says 'strong possibility' Frenchman in IS execution video

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Monday there was a "strong possibility" one of the Islamic State jihadists seen unmasked in a video claiming the execution of a US aid worker and Syrian soldiers was a French citizen. Duration: 1:30 Nov 18, 2014
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France: Pacific nations need help to combat rising seawaters

France on Monday called for financial aid specifically for Pacific nations at risk from climate change and rising seawaters, as President Francois Hollande visits the French overseas territory of New Caledonia. Duration: 01:33 Nov 17, 2014
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Development threatens the survival of Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park is considered the jewel of the city, but this oasis is increasingly becoming an island as migratory corridors for its wildlife are choked off by roads, railways, housing developments and polluting factories. Duration: 02:47 Nov 17, 2014
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Suspected French jihadist: 'my goal is martyrdom'

Suspected French Islamic State jihadist seen unmasked in a video claiming the execution of a US aid worker, says his personal goal is martyrdom, in an interview given in July. Maxime Hauchard, born in 1992 in northern Duration: 00:41 Nov 17, 2014
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EU praises Dutch response to stem off bird flu outbreak

The European Commission "praises the reaction" of both British and Dutch governments over an outbreak of bird flu, saying on Monday they "immediately took the measures that were required by the EU protocol." Duration: 00:57 Nov 17, 2014
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Supporters pay tribute to Bal Thackeray on his second death anniversary

Mumbai, Nov 17 (ANI): Leaders and supporters of Shiv Sena remembered firebrand Hindu nationalist Bal Thackeray on his second death anniversary in Mumbai on Monday. Bal Thackeray's son and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray paid floral tribute at his memorial in Mumbai. Senior leader of the party Manohar Joshi and others also paid respects. Joshi said best way to remember Bal Thackeray was by doing what he envisioned for Maharashtra. Nov 17, 2014
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Pakistan is for fair resolution of Kashmir, says Abdul Basit

Hyderabad, Nov 17 (ANI): Pakistan High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit, said on Monday that Kashmir is a disputed territory and both countries need to realize that peace is in their mutual interest. Speaking to a mediaperson in Hyderabad, he said both India and Pakistan need to show perseverance in their efforts towards achieving peace. Talking about China, Basit said it is a global cosmopolitan world and all countries are trying to augment their living standards and so is Pakistan while seeking cooperation from China. Nov 17, 2014
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PM Modi arrives in Canberra

Canberra, Nov 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in the Australian capital Canberra, where he is scheduled to address the nation's parliament. He was received by the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and other dignitaries of that nation at the airport. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi addressed people at the Allphones Arena in Sydney, where he spoke to around 16,000 people of Indian origin. After addressing the Australian parliament, Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to travel to Melbourne, before departing for Fiji for the third leg of his three-nation, 10 day trip. Nov 17, 2014
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Pandit Nehru was all for secularism, says Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday credited India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru with the foresight to see the importance of secularism for a country as diverse as India. Gandhi was speaking at the two-day international conference to commemorate 125th birth anniversary of Nehru in New Delhi. Gandhi further credited Nehru with laying the foundation for India's economic emergence and said he recognised the public sector as a potent symbol of change and modernisation. Congress president also said Nehru was a great unifying force in the critical years after independence. Nov 17, 2014