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Government asks NSCN-K to stop illegal taxation and extortion during ceasefire review meet

Chumukedima, July 31 (ANI): The issue of illegal taxation, extortion and carrying of arms by cadres dominated the Ceasefire review meeting held between Centre and NSCN (K) at Police Complex in Chumukedima. Chairman of Ceasefire Monitoring Group Major Gen (Retd) N K Singh insisted that NSCN (K) give up extortion activities. He maintained that such actions are against the Ceasefire Ground Rules and also vitiated the peaceful atmosphere. Formed as a splinter group in 1988, NSCN (K) declared ceasefire in April 2001. Jul 31, 2014
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Argentina faces default as 'vulture fund' talks fail

Last-ditch talks between Argentina and the US hedge funds it has branded "vultures" failed to reach agreement Wednesday. In Buenos Aires, government supporters gathered to voice their discontent against the US hedge funds. Duration: 00:39 Jul 31, 2014
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Catalan leader resolute to hold independence referendum

The leader of Spain's economically powerful region of Catalonia said Wednesday he was "determined" to press ahead with an independence referendum in November despite opposition from the national government. Duration: 00:48 Jul 31, 2014
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Nigerians react to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew on Wednesday with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control. Duration: 00:46 Jul 31, 2014
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Dutch say unlikely to reach MH17 site in next days

Dutch police on Wednesday said it was unlikely they would be able to access the site of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine because of ongoing combat. Duration: 00:48 Jul 31, 2014
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Fighting around Donetsk impairs MH17 crash investigation

Fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists on Wednesday prevented international investigators reaching the MH17 crash site for the fourth day in a row, the Dutch team leader said. Duration: 00:50 Jul 30, 2014
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Muscovites react to EU-US sanctions imposed on Russia

Russians seem not to be worried about the new US and EU sanctions, but analysts warned that these measures will also contain some bite for the Russian economy which is teetering on the edge of recession. Duration: 00:44 Jul 30, 2014