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Scottish referendum switches focus to Glasgow

Campaigners for and against Scotland's independence focussed their efforts on Glasgow as separatist leader Alex Salmond said he was confident of victory despite a new poll showing the pro-UK campaign recovering lost ground. Duration: 01:06 Sep 13, 2014
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Cuba offers to send 165 to Ebola-affected Africa

The worst-ever outbreak of Ebola fever has now killed more than 2,400 people, according to the UN, as Cuba pledged the largest foreign medical team deployed so far in the west African health crisis. Duration: 01:18 Sep 13, 2014
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Floods in Pakistani Kashmir leave over 140,000 homeless

Authorities blast holes in a strategic dyke to divert the turbid brown floodwaters away from Multan, a city of two million inhabitants and the nerve centre of Pakistan's cotton and textiles industry, a vital export earner. Duration: 00:44 Sep 13, 2014
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Pro-Aristide Haitians mark St. Jean Bosco massacre

Supporters of former Catholic priest and Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide and the Lavalas political party rallied in Port-au-Prince to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the St. Jean Bosco massacre. Duration: 00:41 Sep 13, 2014
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Thousands mourn Palestinian who died in Israeli jail

Some 4,000 mourners turned out Friday for the funeral of a Palestinian who died in an Israeli jail earlier in the week. The Palestinians blame Israel for Raed al-Jaabari's death, but Israeli authorities said he hanged himself. Duration: 01:01 Sep 13, 2014
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Polar opposites face off in Swedish vote

The two men vying to become Sweden's next leader in Sunday's vote may both be leaning towards the crucial middle of the political spectrum, but in personal style, they are polar opposites. Duration: 01:12 Sep 13, 2014
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Syria, a paradise lost for the Golan's Druze

Rare phone calls are all that remain of the links between Druze in the Israeli-occupied Golan and their families in Syria after fighting across the ceasefire line closed the Quneitra crossing. Duration: 01:27 Sep 12, 2014
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Russian shoppers react to new EU sanctions

Tough new EU sanctions take effect against Russia in a coordinated action with the United States, triggering a furious response from Moscow that the West is trying to derail the peace push in Ukraine. Duration: 00:56 Sep 12, 2014
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Ivorian internet users launch 'soap bucket challenge'

The "Ice Bucket Challenge" took social media by storm - now internet users in Ivory Coast have launched their version with a bucket of soapy water to help pass health messages in their fight against the Ebola outbreak. Duration: 01:14 Sep 12, 2014
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South Africans react as verdict given in Pistorius trial

After Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide over the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp, the National Prosecution Authority of South Africa spokesperson announced he was "satisfied" that "at least there was a conviction." Duration: 01:16 Sep 12, 2014
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One week into ceasefire, east Ukrainians in disbelief

A week after the ceasefire between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in E. Ukraine came into effect, the debris of war still litters the streets of Novokaterynivka, a village about 40 kilometres south of Donetsk. Duration: 00:54 Sep 12, 2014