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French president's ex-partner Royal joins new government

Hollande's ex-partner and mother of his four children, Segolene Royal was named environment and energy minister in a spectacular return to mainstream politics for the woman who lost the 2007 presidential election to Nicolas Sarkozy. Duration: 00:39 Apr 3, 2014
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Hundreds attend Zalmai Rassoul election rally in Kabul

Hundreds attended an election rally for Zalmai Rassoul in Kabul on Wednesday, as the presidential candidate told supporters "we will implement law equally on everyone and no one including myself will be allowed to breach the law". Duration: 01:02 Apr 3, 2014
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Stolen Gauguin found in retired worker's Sicilian home

Italy on Wednesday said it had recovered a painting worth millions of euros by Paul Gauguin, stolen in London in 1970, bought by an Italian factory worker for a pittance and hung in his kitchen for almost 40 years. Duration: 01:11 Apr 3, 2014
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MH370 relatives reject satellite evidence

Distraught relatives of passengers on the missing MH370 jet continued to pray on Wednesday as some of them rejected evidence that suggests their loved ones died in the southern Indian Ocean. Duration: 00:42 Apr 3, 2014
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Afghan police secure area after Taliban suicide attack

A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up at the Afghan interior ministry, killing six police officers just three days before the country's presidential election, which the insurgents have vowed to disrupt. Duration: 00:24 Apr 3, 2014
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Guinea struggles to contain Ebola outbreak

Aid organisation Doctors Without Borders said Monday an Ebola outbreak suspected of killing at least 78 people in Guinea was an "unprecedented epidemic" that had spread across the west African nation. Duration: 01:07 Apr 3, 2014
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Egypian police general killed in Cairo campus blasts

Two bombs targeting security posts near Cairo University exploded in quick succession on Wednesday killing a police general, followed by a third blast as police and journalists gathered at the scene. Duration: 00:43 Apr 2, 2014
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Lebanon army expands operation in restive Tripoli

Lebanese troops moved into a restive Sunni area in the northern city of Tripoli Wednesday, in the second stage of a plan aimed at quelling deadly Syria-linked violence there, a security source said. Duration: 00:33 Apr 2, 2014
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Kabul's 'Bush bazaar' hopes election will revive business

Kabul shopkeeper Haji Najimullah is furious with the Americans. Not for their long military intervention in Afghanistan, but the fact they are leaving, robbing his market stall of an important supplier. Duration: 00:35 Apr 2, 2014
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Politicos file their nominations to contest 2014 LS Polls

Mumbai /Kanpur /Bhagalpur, April 02 (ANI): Political leaders filed their nomination papers on Wednesday to contest the upcoming 2014 general elections, as the world's largest democracy goes to polls. Congress leader and Union Coal Minister Sri Prakash Jaiswal filed Nomination from Kanpur. Meanwhile BJP leader Shanawaz Hussain also filed nomination to fight election from Bhagalpur. Contesting for the third time from Bhgalpur where he had emerged victorious twice in the past expressed optimism that a central government led under the guidance of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will come into power. In the showbiz city of Mumbai Maharashtra Navanirman Sena (MNS), fielded Bollywood's actor and director Mahesh Manjrekar on the election turf. Apr 2, 2014
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LS Polls: Sonia meets Jama Masjid imam, politicos slam

Lucknow /Ranchi / New Delhi, April 02 (ANI): Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi made a strong appeal to minorities ahead of battle of 2014 general election, pitching to help nurture the cause of "secularism" met Muslim delegation led by Delhi's Jama Masjid Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Wednesday. Politicians hit at Gandhi’s move of meeting the Head cleric of the Jama Masjid ahead of upcoming polls of the world's largest democracy. Attacking Sonia Gandhi, Chief of main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rajnath Singh said that Congress was practicing communal politics. Meanwhile, former SP leader Shahid Siddiqui, criticized Bukhari saying that he was an opportunist and was not bothered for the welfare of Muslim community. Taking a jibe at Sonia Gandhi, Muslim cleric Maulana Khalid Rashid said it would have been in the good taste if such meetings were arranged by Congress in the past and not just ahead of general elections and take note of problems faced by the Muslim across the country. Apr 2, 2014