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Residents of Ukraine's restive Donetsk pray for peace

People gathered in front of a church in Ukraine's troubled eastern city of Donetsk Friday to pray for peace, with fighting between government and pro-Russian forces moving closer to the city centre. Duration: 00:38 Aug 9, 2014
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WHO declares Ebola an international helath emergency

The World Health Organisation on Friday declared the killer Ebola epidemic ravaging parts of west Africa an international health emergency and appealed for global aid to help afflicted countries. Duration: 01:03 Aug 9, 2014
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Baghdad residents react to Obama's decision

President Barack Obama has ordered US warplanes back into Iraqi skies to stop jihadists from moving into autonomous Kurdistan and carrying out a potential genocide against displaced minorities. Duration: 01:29 Aug 8, 2014
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EU food embargo a blow for Russian cheese shop

Russia's embargo against food from the European Union will affect 10 percent of the EU's food exports and may cause a crisis of glut in Europe, industry experts warn. For one cheese shop in Moscow, the immediate future is uncertain. Duration: 00:57 Aug 8, 2014
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Oil firms brace for Mexico comeback

After marathon debates, Mexico's Congress voted to implement a historic reform reopening the state-controlled oil and gas sector to foreign firms, which were expelled in 1938. Major oil companies are now gearing up to invest. Duration: 02:30 Aug 8, 2014
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US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel receives guard of honour in India

New Delhi, Aug 08 (ANI): US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel while on his three-day visit to India, received guard of honour at the South Block in Delhi. Hagel visited the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate and paid homage to martyrs who died fighting for the nation. Hagel arrived in India's national capital Thursday evening and his trip is aimed at boosting defence and strategic bilateral ties. Earlier, he met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj before she left on a four-day visit to Myanmar. Aug 8, 2014
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US Defence secretary Chuck Hagel meets PM Modi, Jaitley

New Delhi, Aug 08 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Hagel, who is in New Delhi on a three-day visit, called on the prime minister along with members of his delegation. Hagel's visit to India, his maiden trip as defence secretary, comes less than a week after that of Secretary of State John Kerry and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzeker. Hagel also met Defence Minister Arun Jaitley. Aug 8, 2014
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Support pours in for chief engineer who resigned over misbehaviour in Kashmir

Srinagar/ New Delhi, Aug 08 (ANI): Government employees in Jammu and Kashmir took to streets on Friday, supporting the chief engineer, who resigned after a state minister used unparliamentary language against him. The chief engineer of the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department, Muzaffar Lankar, submitted his resignation to state government after he accused Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Minister, Choudhary Mohammad Ramzan, of using abusive language against him during a meeting at Civil Secretariat in Srinagar city. Supporters said Lankar was an honest man and hit out at minister. Protesters also demanded an apology from the government. Meanwhile, chief spokesperson of opposition party in Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Naeem Akhtar, said the case was not new. Aug 8, 2014
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Colombia leader sworn in vowing peace, warning rebels

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos warns leftist rebels their attacks are threatening peace talks as he is sworn in for a second term dedicated to ending the country's 50-year-old conflict. Duration: 01:21 Aug 8, 2014