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After midterm Republican wave, what next for US politics?

With Republicans taking control of the US Congress, Barack Obama has angered opponents with a pledge to use his powers to shake-up the immigration system, but there may be issues they can work on together. Duration: 02:12 Nov 7, 2014
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Donetsk fighting resumes after teenage deaths

Andriy Lysenko, Ukraine's defence spokesman, said conflict had resumed in Donetsk Thursday after three mortars hit a school playing field on Wednesday, instantly killing two teenagers. Duration: 00:54 Nov 7, 2014
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French fotball coach Sagnol rejects racism charge

Bordeaux coach Willy Sagnol rejects accusations of racism after his comments about African players, which led to anti-racism campaigners calling for action to be taken against him. Duration: 00:44 Nov 7, 2014
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Smoke billows over Kobane as battles continue

Fighting continued on Thursday in the battleground Syrian border town of Kobane as jihadists continue their assaults on Kurdish militia bolstered by the arrival of heavily armed Iraqi peshmerga forces. Duration: 00:38 Nov 6, 2014
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EU ready to sanction Luxembourg over tax if necessary

The EU is already probing Luxembourg's tax breaks for global firms and will take action if necessary, a spokesman for new European commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Thursday after leaked documents on the deals were published. Duration: 00:44 Nov 6, 2014
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Amnesty decries violence in C.Africa, UN defends mandate

As Amnesty International call for more peacekeepers to stop the bloodshed in Central African Republic, the UN mission in the country has expressed its concern over acts of violence but also looked offer reassurance. Duration: 01:09 Nov 6, 2014
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Zimbabwe diamond conference opens

President Robert Mugabe hosts 2014 Zimbabwe Diamond Conference in Harare on Thursday, with the aim of balancing a competitive diamond industry whilst fighting against the production of blood diamonds. Duration: 01:04 Nov 6, 2014
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Expatriate Indians hope for stronger India-Australia relations ahead of PM Modi's visit

Sydney, Nov 06 (ANI): Expatriate Indians said they were excited about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming Australia visit, saying it would play a pivotal role in strengthening economic and cultural ties between both the nations. Modi will start his Australia tour from Myanmar, where he is scheduled to attend East Asia Summit (EAS) on November 12-13 in Nay Pyi Taw city. From there, he will go to Brisbane city for a G-20 meet on November 15-16. After Brisbane, Canberra will be Modi’s next stop where he will hold a bilateral meeting with his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott on November 18. IACF President, Nihal Agar said Modi has already emerged as a global leader and Indians across Australia are excited about his impending trip. A fan regarded Modi as a new-age leader with new ideas. Nov 6, 2014
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President hosts special programme at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Guru Nanak's birthday

New Delhi, Nov 06 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday hosted a special programme on the occasion of Guru Nanak's birthday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice President Hamid Ansari along with other senior leaders attended the ceremony. People from the Sikh community chanted hymns and recited prayers and the audience joined in. Mukherjee also addressed the audience on the occasion. Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh guru and the founder of the Sikh religion, was born on the full moon day in the month of Kartik as per the Hindu calendar. Nov 6, 2014
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Visakhapatnam police arrest professor for allegedly supplying explosives to Maoists

Visakhapatnam, Nov 06 (ANI): Police in Visakhapatnam city of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, arrested a professor of a state-run university for allegedly supplying explosives to Maoists. According to media reports, Professor J Apparao, who teaches in Telugu Department at the Andhra University, had long been a tribal activist. He allegedly had links with the Communist Party of India (Maoists) and other rebels. Police officials arrested Apparao from his residence in wee hours on Thursday. Students and staff members of the university staged protests outside the office of Superintendent of Police, Visakhapatnam, K Praveen, demanding his release. Meanwhile, Vice Chancellor of Andhra University, Professor GSN Raju said that some people on the campus had warned him of his alleged involvement in suspicious activities. He added that actions would be taken against Apparao, if found guilty. Nov 6, 2014