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Thai army detains fugitive ex-cabinet minister

Thailand's army detains a fugitive former cabinet minister wanted by the ruling junta in a dramatic swoop by soldiers at a packed Bangkok press briefing. Duration: 01:00 May 28, 2014
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Arson attack on Jerusalem church during pope visit

An arsonist set fire to a Catholic church Monday at a contested site in Jerusalem during a visit by Pope Francis, the spokesman for the Abbey of the Dormition told AFP. Duration: 00:31 May 28, 2014
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Egyptians vote on second day of presidential poll

Egyptians vote on the second and final day in the presidential election. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, ex-army chief who ousted Egypt's first democratically elected leader and crushed his Islamist movement is set for a landslide election win. Duration: 00:39 May 28, 2014
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World top producers gather at Asia's largest wine expo

Asia's biggest wine and spirits fair opens in Hong Kong, drawing the world's top producers from France to Chile despite China reporting the first decline in wine consumption for a decade. Duration: 01:18 May 27, 2014
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Fight goes on for Liberia's former child soldiers

Brutalised and ravaged by war, the child soldiers who were both victims and perpetrators of Liberia's 14-year conflict are fighting a new battle -- against poverty and drug addiction. Duration: 02:38 May 27, 2014
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Ukrainian billionaire Poroshenko declared poll winner

Confectionary tycoon Petro Poroshenko is formally declared the winner of Sunday's presidential elections, with the election commission saying he gained more than 54 percent of the vote. Duration: 00:36 May 27, 2014
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President meets SAARC leaders at Rashtrapati Bhawan

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee met South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Tuesday. Mukherjee exchanged pleasantries with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Mauritian Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. May 27, 2014
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Govt open to debate on Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): The NDA government is open to debate on Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Minister of State in Prime Minister's office Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday. Singh said Article 370 was more of a psychological barrier than a physical one and added that the Modi-led Government was open to debate with all stakeholders, including youths, pros and cons of retaining or withdrawing the Article. May 27, 2014
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar calls for more representation in Football from Kerala

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar calls for more representation in Football from Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 (ANI): Official brand ambassador of the 35th national games, legendary cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar, on Tuesday (May 27), called for an increased active representation of football players from Kerala. At a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram, the state Chief Minister, Oomen Chandy, told reporters that the government wants Sachin as the brand ambassador. Pointing that at the national level there was poor representation of the state, once called the home of football, Tendulkar asked the players for more active participation. May 27, 2014
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1st Cabinet Meet of new govt decides to form SIT on Black Money

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): The new government in its first Cabinet Meeting headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to form an SIT to hold investigation over black money. Telecom and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday briefed about the first decision which was raised often by the BJP during its campaign. Prasad said that the SIT will be headed by former judge of Supreme Court Justice MB Shah as the Chairman. He added that the very first decision is an indication of commitment by the new government fulfilling its promises. May 27, 2014
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Kejriwal agrees to furnish personal bond, his petition to be heard on 31st Jul

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday has agreed to furnish the personal bond as suggested by the Court in the hearing regarding Nitin Gadkari’s defamation case. Kejriwal’s lawyer Prashant Bhushan stated that the High Court has agreed to hear his petition on 31st July and in the mean time proposed him to furnish the bond and get released from jail. He also said that Kejriwal agreed to furnish the bond pending the final outcome of the case. Meanwhile, Gadkari’s lawyer Pinky Anand said that Kejriwal did not intend to stay in jail and had to furnish the bond as he had no choice. She added that the Court will hear his petition on July 31. May 27, 2014
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Nirmala Sitharaman takes charge as Commerce Minister

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday took charge as the Commerce Minister in the Cabinet. Sitharaman said that she hopes to take forward the events in the department forward with more enthusiasm. May 27, 2014
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My government ready to discuss all issues with India: Nawaz Sharif Part - 1

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday stated that he had a constructive and cordial meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Sharif further added that his government stands ready to discuss all issues between both the countries to overcome mistrust. May 27, 2014