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Netanyahu: Gaza operation was _justified, proportionate_

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launches a vigorous defence of Israel_s month-long conflict in Gaza as _justified_ and _proportionate_, blaming Hamas for the heavy Palestinian civilian death toll on August 6, 2014 in Jerusalem. Duration: 01:12 Aug 7, 2014
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Caretaker prime minister named in crisis-hit Bulgaria

Bulgaria's president named on Tuesday a left-wing law professor as caretaker prime minister to serve until October 5 when the country holds its second snap elections in 17 months in Sofia on August 6, 2014. Duration: 00:55 Aug 7, 2014
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Michelle Obama calls for women empowerment in Africa

US First Lady Michelle Obama, joined by her predecessor Laura Bush, speaks about the need to empower African youth and educate women and girls on the last day of the US-Africa summit in Washington, DC on August 6, 2014. Duration: 00:54 Aug 7, 2014
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Rosetta spacecraft makes rendezvous with comet: ESA

The space probe Rosetta on Wednesday made a historic rendezvous with a comet, climaxing a 10-year, six billion-kilometre (3.7-billion-mile) chase through the Solar System, the European Space Agency (ESA) said. Duration: 00:34 Aug 6, 2014
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Besieged Iraqi Turkmen town cries for help

All 34 villages around Amerli are under jihadist control but the small Turkmen town is holding out, in one of the longest and most dramatic sieges of Iraq's latest conflict. Duration: 00:38 Aug 6, 2014
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Syrian war 'forgotten' as focus shifts to Gaza

Analysts fear the world is losing interest in the deadly conflict in Syria, in the face of violence in Gaza and Iraq. The Syrian conflict has killed more than 170,000 people and forced nearly half the population to flee their homes. Duration: 01:23 Aug 6, 2014