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Donetsk prosecutor's office seized by pro-Russian crowd

In a swift but violent assault, a pro-Russian crowd seized the Donetsk prosecutor's office on Thursday, lobbing Molotov cocktails and rocks at outnumbered police officers, who responded with tear gas and stun grenades. Duration: 00:59 May 2, 2014
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Dutch arrest 30 Greenpeace activists blocking Russian tanker

Dutch police on Thursday arrested around 30 Greenpeace activists, including the captain of the lobby group's flagship Rainbow Warrior, as they tried to stop a Russian tanker delivering Arctic oil from docking in Rotterdam. Duration: 00:56 May 2, 2014
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Turkish riot police clash with May Day protesters

Turkish police used water cannon and tear ga Thursday to disperse thousands of protesters who tried to defy a Labour Day ban on rallies on Istanbul's Taksim Square, the scene of protests that have dogged the government for months. Duration: 00:45 May 2, 2014
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Kerry warns of risk of genocide in war-torn S. Sudan

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Thursday of the risk of genocide and famine in South Sudan, brandishing the threat of sanctions against leaders of the country's warring factions. Duration: 00:53 May 2, 2014
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India marks International Labour Day on 1st May

Thiruvananthapuram/ Poonch, May 01 (ANI): Trade unions across India hailed International Labour Day on Thursday and raised voice against unjust treatment meted out to workers in the country. Workers in Thiruvananthapuram city of Kerala held red flags and banners, beat drums and marched on the streets to spread the message of strength and unity among workers. The unions demanded more salary, more power and more perks for the workers on this day. The Labour Day was organised in India for the first time in Chennai in 1923 during which the red flag was used for the first time in the country. Meanwhile, employees in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir gathered to commemorate the labourers who lost their lives in Chicago fighting for the rights of their fellow labourers. May 1, 2014
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Pro-Russian militants storm building in east Ukraine city

The insurgency dividing Ukraine worsened on Thursday when militants hurling petrol bombs seized a key building in the eastern city of Donetsk. A mob of pro-Russian militants beat up riot police and stole their arms and shields. Duration: 00:41 May 1, 2014
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Around 60% turnout in Iraq election: commission

Around 60 percent of eligible voters cast their ballots in Iraq's parliamentary election on Wednesday, the electoral commission said citing initial figures after polls closed. Duration: 00:44 May 1, 2014
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DR Congo's rebel fighters swap weapons for reintegration

Militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been handing in their weapons after the army defeated the M23 rebel group at the end of last year. But the process of integration is slow, with funding difficult to ensure. Duration: 02:28 May 1, 2014
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Images of Nigerian girls school from which over 100 abducted

More than 100 students were abducted on April 14 from a school in the Chibok area of the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno. The attack was one of the most shocking in Islamist sect Boko Haram's five-year uprising. Duration: 01:03 May 1, 2014
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Cambodians rally for better working conditions on Labor Day

Hundreds of trade unionists, garment workers and opposition supporters mark International Labour Day in Cambodia with several small rallies to call for higer wages, better working conditions and the release of activists. Duration: 00:42 May 1, 2014