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Kurds cheer reinforcements for Syria's Kobane

Crowds of flag-waving Kurds greet Iraqi peshmerga fighters travelling through Turkey to join opposition rebels reinforcing the Syrian town of Kobane against an attack by the Islamic State jihadist group. Duration: 00:44 Oct 30, 2014
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Turkish PM orders probe into coal mine accident

Hopes faded Wednesday of finding alive any of 18 Turkish coal miners trapped when their shaft was engulfed by water, as rescue workers made last-ditch efforts to find survivors. Duration: 00:49 Oct 30, 2014
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Obama: America "can't hermetically seal" itself off from Ebola

Barack Obama met at the White House with doctors involved in the fight against Ebola on Wednesday, saying Americans "can’t hermetically seal ourselves off", as California became the latest state to announce Ebola quarantine rules. Duration: 00:57 Oct 30, 2014
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UN agency urges more access to Syria Palestinian camp

A UN official visiting Syria has called for greater access to a besieged Palestinian refugee camp outside Damascus, where residents say they have been without water for some 40 days. Duration: 00:51 Oct 30, 2014
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Egypt starts work on Gaza buffer after bombing

Egypt began setting up a buffer zone along its border with the Gaza Strip to prevent militant infiltration and arms smuggling following a wave of deadly attacks. Duration: 00:33 Oct 30, 2014
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Zambians react to the death of their president

Zambia's President Michael Sata -- nicknamed "King Cobra" for his sharp tongue and manner -- has died, according to officials, making his vice-president Africa's first white head of state in decades. Duration: 00:57 Oct 30, 2014
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China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

A senior Hong Kong lawmaker is expelled from a prestigious Chinese government body, in a sign that Beijing will not tolerate dissent from loyalists over pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous city. Duration: 01:02 Oct 29, 2014
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Brewer recreates old Belgian beer found in shipwreck

A Finnish brewery has recreated a Belgian beer from bottles that sank 170 years ago on a merchant ship in the Baltic Sea, giving connoisseurs a chance to taste the tipple of their great-great-great-grandfathers. Duration: 01:01 Oct 29, 2014
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New wave of online delivery gains momentum

With start-ups like Postmates offering quick delivery of meals, groceries and other items through a smartphone app, the online world is delivering again. Duration: 01:39 Oct 29, 2014
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Thai court dismisses case against British rights activist

A Thai court dismisses a defamation charge against a British activist in a case linked to a report he co-authored alleging severe labour abuses in Thailand's food industry, a key supplier to Western supermarkets. Duration: 00:45 Oct 29, 2014
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Zimbabwean politician deplores "depressing picture" of Africa

Ex-Zimbabwe Minister of Finance Tendai Biti told AFP that Africa presents a "depressing picture" in terms of economy and political statistics, while his own country "remains an outpost of underdevelopment and political repression". Duration: 01:16 Oct 29, 2014