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Iraqi Kurdish fighters watch and wait for promised arms

Kurdish fighters on a hilltop in northern Iraq use binoculars to monitor the jihadist-held town of Zumar in the distance, waiting to receive promised international arms to bolster their forces. Duration: 01:21 Sep 5, 2014
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Turkey's opposition CHP discusses future strategy

Turkey's opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) holds an extraordinary congress to decide its future strategy amid internal divisions after its candidate was defeated by Recep Tayyip Erdogan in presidential elections. Duration: 01:00 Sep 5, 2014
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Monsoon rains kill at least 89 in Pakistan

Two days of torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 89 people in Pakistan, officials said Friday. In Lahore, Pakistan's second-largest city, 18 people were left dead and 53 others injured as a result of the flooding. Duration: 01:07 Sep 6, 2014
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Could Wales seek independence like Scotland?

Wales has in many ways followed Scotland in developing its constitution, so as Scots vote in an independence referendum on September 18 could they be blazing a trail for Wales to do the same? Duration: 02:18 Sep 6, 2014
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Deadly barrel bombs 'hit taxi stand' in Syria's Aleppo

At least 12 civilians, including a child, were killed in a Syrian air strike on a taxi stand in Aleppo. At the scene, bloodied bodies were removed and rescue workers scrambled to treat the injured. Duration: 00:40 Sep 6, 2014
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Flood situation worsens in Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 05 (ANI): Floods, triggered by heavy rainfall, disrupted normal life in Jammu and Kashmir, submerging vehicles and disrupting flights on Friday. Sixty-five people were killed after heavy rains caused flash floods in Kashmir, including a wedding party on a bus that was swept away, officials said on Thursday (September 04). Authorities declared a disaster alert in the region after two days of heavy rain hit villages across the Kashmir valley, causing the worst flooding in two decades. Heavy rain is expected for the next 48 hours. The state's main river, the Jhelum, and its tributaries are flowing several feet above the danger mark. Residents in Srinagar city said villages were inundated and marooned people were yet to get any government aid. According to local people, there have hardly been any rescue operations yet. Home Minister Rajnath Singh held a meeting in New Delhi to review the flood situation and has dispatched members of the National Disaster Response Force to assist the state government. Sep 5, 2014
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Today Modi and I will sign nuclear cooperation pact: Tony Abbott

New Delhi, Sept 05 (ANI): Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott while addressing a business meet in New Delhi said that he would sign a civil nuclear deal with his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, clearing the way for uranium sales to the energy-hungry Asian nation. He also said that both Modi and he wish to be known as infrastructure Prime Ministers. Sep 5, 2014
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Shutdown in Manipur continues for second day

Manipur, Sep 05 (ANI): Security has been stepped up as shutdown called by United Naga Council (UNC), in Manipur entered second day on Friday (September 05), to protest against recent killings of civilians by security forces. On August 30, two civilians were killed and 26 injured in violent police firing to control a rally protesting against the imposition of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) 144 in Ukhrul district. The resolution to impose a ban in the state was passed on Monday (September 01) after UNC President, L Adani, convened a high level meeting with representatives of Naga Civil Organisations and chiefs of different Nagaland tribes. Superintendent of Police, Ishak Shah, said till now the shutdown was peaceful but they feared students association might come out and obstruct vehicular movement on national highway. Sep 5, 2014