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S.Africa's Zuma targets economy in keynote address

Besieged South African President Jacob Zuma made his first public appearance in 10 days Tuesday to deliver a state of the nation address pledging "radical socio-economic transformation". Duration: 01:04 Jun 18, 2014
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Flags, flowers, fridge magnets for Spain's new king

Plates, key rings and fridge magnets with the smiling faces of Spain's king-to-be Felipe VI and his queen Letizia are filling giftshops ahead of their enthronement on Thursday. Duration: 00:59 Jun 18, 2014
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Kurdish forces fight Islamist militants in Iraq

Kurdish forces were fighting Sunni extremists after the Iraqi army left posts in the area. The Kurds joined the fight against the militants after they took control of an entire Iraqi province and parts of another. Duration: 01:20 Jun 18, 2014
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Spain's Felipe VI, fresh hope for scandal-hit royals

A portrait of Sain's future King Felipe VI, a tall, blue-eyed former Olympic yachtsman who ascends the throne Thursday with heightened popularity despite the scandal that has battered the reputation of his father and elder sister. Duration: 02:04 Jun 18, 2014
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Cabinet approved decision of abolishing GoMs: RS Prasad

New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday highlighted a major decision taken by the Cabinet in its meeting under the Prime Minister. Prasad said that Cabinet has supported the decision of abolition of Group of Ministers and they have ceased to exist. He added that the Prime Minister will intervene when required. Jun 18, 2014
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Bihar RS polls: RJD will support JD (U) says Lalu

Patna, June 18 (ANI): RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said that his party will support Janata Dal United JD (U) in the upcoming Rajya Sabha bye-elections in Bihar. The two JD (U) nominees, diplomat-politician Pawan Varma and Gulam Rasool Balyawi, are facing stiff challenge from Independents - real estate baron Anil Sharma and Sabir Ali, who are being backed by party rebels and the BJP. Jun 18, 2014
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Bihar RS Polls: BJP slams RJD-JD (U) alliance

New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Wednesday slammed the RJD- JD (U) alliance in Bihar for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls. Hussain said that Bihar's Former CM Nitish Kumar asked for votes from the people of Bihar against Lalu but is now asking for his support. Hussain also said that the RJD-JD (U) alliance cannot overpower BJP in Bihar as it did not receive proper majority. Jun 18, 2014
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Congress targets BJP over stranded Indian citizens in Iraq

New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): The Congress on Wednesday slammed ruling BJP accusing it for not taking a serious stand on the safe exit of citizens stranded in Iraq. Hitting on the Modi government, Congress leader Raj Babbar said that BJP should come clean on the situation of Indians caught up in the Iraq crisis. Jun 18, 2014
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Former Foreign Minister speaks on Indians kidnapped in Iraq

New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Former Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday expressed grief over the kidnapping of 40 Indians in Iraq. Khurshid said that we should support every effort that is being made to ensure the safety of Indian citizens. He also expressed his confidence in the Government of Iraq that they will provide all possible help to ensure the safety of Indians. Jun 18, 2014
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Gaza's armed factions vow to avenge West Bank 'oppression'

On Tuesday, members of all the armed factions in the Gaza Strip -- except the Islamic Jihad -- expressed support for "any effort of Palestinian resistance" and vowed revenge for Israel's "criminal" West Bank actions. Duration: 00:52 Jun 18, 2014
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Car bomb kills seven in Shiite area of Baghdad

A car bomb in a market in the predominantly Shiite north Baghdad area of Sadr City killed at least seven people Tuesday evening, security and medical officials said. Duration: 00:38 Jun 18, 2014
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Stamp sells for record $9.5 million in New York

An incredibly rare 19th century postage stamp, a tiny one-cent magenta from British colonial Guyana, sells for a world record $9.5 million at a New York auction. Duration: 01:33 Jun 18, 2014