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Newly elected McConnell 'hopes' Obama will 'work' with him

Mitch McConnell, unanimously elected chief of the Senate Republicans and the chamber's majority leader for the upcoming Congress, says he's 'very disturbed' about how US President Obama 'has proceeded in the wake of the election.' Duration: 01:04 Nov 14, 2014
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First Ebola treatment trials to start in West Africa

Global aid agency Doctors Without Borders said on Thursday it would begin unprecedented trials on patients in west Africa to test Ebola drugs and the use of survivors' blood as therapy. Duration: 00:44 Nov 14, 2014
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ICC hears ex-DRC VP Bemba "didn't control troops" in CAR

As Jean-Pierre Bemba's trial at the International Criminal Court nears its end, his defence team argued on Thursday that the Congolese vice-president was not in control of Congolese troops in the Central African Republic. Duration: 00:50 Nov 14, 2014
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Romanian PM tipped to clinch presidential run-off

Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta looks set to clinch the presidency on Sunday in a run-off election in the corruption-plagued ex-communist state, despite fears that he may reverse key reforms. Duration: 2:45 Nov 13, 2014
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US tries to calm tensions as fear grips Jerusalem

Rocked by weeks of deadly violence, Jerusalem is witnessing security measures not seen in years as residents try to maintain some semblance of normal life while awaiting the next attack. Duration: 00:53 Nov 13, 2014
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Two years on, Marikana killings still haunt South Africa

The Marikana commission, a two-year inquiry into the massacre at the Lonmin platinum mine during a work stoppage in August 2012, is coming to an end, with the closing arguments running until November 14. Duration: 01:54 Nov 13, 2014
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Panama receives last floodgates for canal expansion

The final four floodgates that will be used to expand the Panama Canal arrived from Italy Wednesday, putting the behind-schedule, over-budget project on track for completion in early 2016. Duration: 00:47 Nov 13, 2014
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Eurostar marks 20th anniversary with new e320 fleet

Eurostar celebrates its 20th anniversary with the launch of the new e320 train and the announcement of new routes to Amsterdam and the south of France which will open in the next few years. Duration: 00:48 Nov 13, 2014
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Nepalese rock band enthralls audience at the 8th South Asian Bands Festival 2014

New Delhi, Nov 13 (ANI): Bands from SAARC countries performed at the 8th South Asian Bands Festival 2014 in New Delhi. The event was organized by the Ministry of External Affairs, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and NGO Seher. The Nepalese rock band, 'Mukti and Revival' mesmerized the audience with their performance. Members of the band believe that culture of India and Nepal is very similar and such events help to strengthen it further. A total of 14 rock bands from across the Subcontinent performed at the Festival. Besides Nepal, bands from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India (SAARC) and observer country, France played music from across various genres. The three day festival was concluded on November 9. Nov 13, 2014
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Morcha band from Afghanistan performs at 8th South Asian Bands Festival

New Delhi, Nov 13 (ANI): The cultural diversity of SAARC member countries was showcased at the 8th South Asian Bands Festival held at Old Fort in New Delhi. Among the many groups was Morcha Band from Afghanistan, which thrilled the audience with rocking Afghani and Indian songs. The Band performed in India for the first time. The band received an overwhelming response from the audience. The Director of Sehar (an NGO) and South Asian Bands Festival, Sanjeev Bhargava, who has organized the show, said that the idea behind this festival was to bring the people from different nations together and promote cultural integration. He also appreciated the Afghani musicians. India and Afghanistan have strong cultural ties and the music binds the two nations together. Nov 13, 2014