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Dutch food producers hit by Russian embargo

Dutch food producers have been hit by Russia's embargo on food imports from the EU. The ban, announced in early August, came in retaliation against sanctions over Moscow's alleged role in separatist violence in eastern Ukraine. Duration: 01:03 Sep 5, 2014
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NATO chief: Time pressing on Afghan troop accords

Time is pressing for Afghanistan, without a new president since June elections, to sign accords allowing NATO to carry out its post-2014 military training mission, alliance head Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Thursday. Duration: 00:42 Sep 5, 2014
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French 'rogue trader' Kerviel to be freed from prison

Jerome Kerviel, the rogue trader imprisoned after losing nearly five billion euros through risky bets at French bank Societe Generale, will be freed next week, his lawyer said Thursday. Duration: 00:59 Sep 4, 2014
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World experts race to deploy experimental Ebola drug

Some 200 experts huddled in Geneva on Thursday to debate experimental treatments for the Ebola virus as the world's worst-ever outbreak raged in west Africa, having killed more than 1,900 people so far. Duration: 01:03 Sep 5, 2014
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Hollande's ex Royal refuses comment on rival's memoirs

Ségolène Royal, former partner of French President Francois Hollande and environment minister in his cabinet, refuses to be drawn into the storm triggered by the publication Thursday of a kiss-and-tell memoir by her former rival. Duration: 00:45 Sep 5, 2014
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Kiev sets out goals for ceasefire deal ahead of talks

Ukraine's security spokesman Andryi Lysenko set out Kiev's hopes for a ceasefire Thursday, including the withdrawal of all foreign troops from the territory of Ukraine and the release of all Ukrainian hostages. Duration: 00:47 Sep 4, 2014
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After ceasefire, Gazans dream of reopened airport

Standing in front of the crumbling control tower of Gaza's devastated airport, one-time air traffic controller Anis Arafat dreams of the day planes will land and take off here again. Duration: 02:45 Sep 4, 2014
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Defence experts say Al Qaeda video a ploy to attract local youth

New Delhi, Sep 04 (ANI): Defence experts said on Thursday that al Qaeda’s announcement of the formation of a wing of the militant group in India and its neighbourhood is a propaganda ploy aimed at attracting local youth to the organisation. Al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahri on Wednesday announced the formation of an Indian branch of his militant group he said would spread Islamic rule and “raise the flag of jihad” across the subcontinent. Internal Security Expert Ajay Sahni said such videos have been released in the past as well. Defence Expert Afzal Kareem dismissed it as a big threat. Meanwhile, Uday Bhaskar called for decoding the video by intelligence agencies. Sep 4, 2014
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At least 50 people feared dead as bus falls into river in Jammu, rescue operation underway

Jammu, Sep 04 (ANI): At least 50 people were feared dead when a passenger bus carrying a marriage party was washed away in flash floods triggered due to incessant rain in Nowshera region of Rajouri district on Thursday. Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Shantmanu said that more than 50 passengers were there in the bus, out of which only 3 have come out safely. He also said that rescue operation is underway, but it's becoming difficult as the bus fell into a deep gorge. The tragedy took place some 30 kms away from main township of Nowshera when a bus ferrying a marriage party was washed away in a local rivulet 'Lam' this morning. Sep 4, 2014