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Xi Jinping meets LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan in New Delhi. Both the leaders held talks in the presence of a delegation of Chinese and Indian leaders. The Chinese President will be leaving for China later in the day after completing his three day visit to India which was aimed at improving bilateral ties between the two countries. India and China have signed various agreements including a sister agreement between Guangzhou and Ahmedabad. Sep 19, 2014
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Kashmir's flood fury leaves migrants stranded

Srinagar, Sep 19 (ANI): Scared due to life threat looming large, Gujarati migrants cried out for help as floods mayhem in Jammu and Kashmir leaves many stranded. Migrant workers and poor people say they are all still struggling for basic amenities like safe drinking water, food packets and blankets. More than 3,000 families from Gujarat are based in the valley. Most of the bread earners of these families work as menial labourers. The flood victims demanded Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, to take initiative to send them back to their hometown as the floods and threats of Kashmir natives cause misery to them. Meanwhile, Kashmiri's stranded for days by the floodwaters said that the army has selectively evacuated tourists and people according to a pre-set priority list, leaving locals to be rescued later by volunteers. Sep 19, 2014
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First French Ebola victim to be flown home from Liberia

The first French person to have been infected by the deadly Ebola virus, a female volunteer for Medecins Sans Frontieres, was still in Liberia Thursday and was waiting to be airlifted home. The patient was placed in isolation on Tuesday after showing symptoms of the disease. Duration: 00:45 Sep 19, 2014
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US welcomes news France to join Iraq air strikes

The United States on Thursday welcomed an announcement by French President Francois Hollande that France would join US-led air strikes against Islamic militants in Iraq. Duration: 00:32 Sep 19, 2014
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Ukraine leader warns of Russia threat, seeks US support

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko calls for greater political and military support from Washington and tighter sanctions on Russia as he tells US lawmakers that Kremlin aggression represents a threat to global security. Duration: 01:10 Sep 18, 2014
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Scotland votes on independence from UK

Scotland voted Thursday in an independence referendum that could break up the centuries-old United Kingdom and create Europe's newest country since the collapse of Yugoslavia. Duration: 02:18 Sep 18, 2014
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Border standoff dominates Chinese President Xi Jinping's India visit

Leh, Sep 18 (ANI): Chinese troops as well as civilians transgressed the de facto but disputed border with India that overshadowed ongoing President Xi Jinping visit to New Delhi. A standoff between Indian and Chinese soldiers overshadowed a visit to New Delhi by China's President Xi Jinping on Thursday (September 18), with a $20 billion investment pledge eclipsed by robust comments from Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the dispute. Officials confirmed that the soldiers had pulled back from their positions in a barren area of the Ladakh plateau in the western Himalayas claimed by both nations. Raising hopes for a renewed push to resolve their territorial differences, Modi called for an early border settlement with China after delegation-level talks with Jinping. Gurmet Dorje, Executive Councilor, Chumar, urged the government to handover the security of the region to army which had been manned by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police. Sep 18, 2014