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Life inside Guantanamo Bay detention facility

It’s been over 12 years since inmates first arrived at US detention camps in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Conditions have improved for prisoners but rights groups still decry that some of them have little prospect of being charged or tried. Duration: 05:03 Apr 26, 2014
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SpaceX sues US Air Force over satellite contracts

SpaceX has filed a lawsuit against the US Air Force over its decision to issue multibillion dollar national security launch contracts with a single company, CEO Elon Musk said Friday. Duration: 00:34 Apr 26, 2014
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Egypt's Mubarak makes rare appearance for supporters

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak made a rare appearance on Friday to wave to supporters from the window of the military hospital where he is being held during his ongoing trial. Duration: 00:33 Apr 26, 2014
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Protests as Cambodian garment industry activists go on trial

Protesters take to the streets of Phnom Penh as 23 Cambodian activists and workers arrested during a deadly crackdown on a garment industry strike in January go on trial despite international appeals for their release. Duration: 00:47 Apr 26, 2014
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John Paul II's spokesman defends him on abuse scandal

Pope John Paul II took immediate "legal decisions" in 2002 in the face of the Church's paedophile scandal after calling American cardinals to Rome, his former spokesman said Friday. Duration: 00:52 Apr 26, 2014
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Pro-Russians preparing for the worst in eastern Ukraine

Ukraine's army on Friday launched an operation to ensnare pro-Russian militants in the flashpoint eastern city of Slavyansk in a bid to prevent reinforcements and keep civilian casualties down, authorities said. Duration: 01:11 Apr 25, 2014
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Sainthood looms for John Paul II and John XXIII

Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will join the roster of saints at a historic Vatican ceremony on Sunday seen as an attempt to unite conservatives and reformists, with some 800,000 pilgrims expected in Rome. Duration: 02:36 Apr 25, 2014
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Obama pays tribute to ferry disaster vicitms while in Seoul

Barack Obama arrives in Seoul to growing signs North Korea is defiantly readying another nuclear test, and with South Koreans in a state of national mourning over the sinking of a ferry full of schoolchildren. Duration: 00:35 Apr 25, 2014
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It happens: Good Friday

New Delhi/Kochi/Thiruvananthapuram, April 25 (ANI): Christians across India thronged churches in large numbers and attended holy masses on the occasion of Good Friday, which marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Many non-Christians too participated in the mass services and prayed for universal peace and prosperity. The Sacred Heart Cathedral in New Delhi witnessed huge crowd, as special prayer services were held and devotees performed the church rituals. In Kochi city in India's southern Kerala state, processions were also taken out at some places and pastor priests accompanied by other clergy members conducted the mass prayers. According to Christian theology, Good Friday, also called Holy Friday, Great Friday or Black Friday is a religious event observed primarily by Christians commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Golgotha hill. Devotees in Thiruvananthapuram city of Kerala attended the church rituals and later took out procession holding cross around the church. For Christians all over the world, Good Friday commemorates the act that brought salvation to all who believe in Him. Apr 25, 2014
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It happens: Theatre Festival Shimla

Shimla, April 25 (ANI): More than 40 national and international theatre artistes participated in a six-day theatre festival in India's hill town, Shimla, organised to walk down memory lane of the celebratory 150 years of the 'Queen of the Hills,' crowned thus for its sheer scenic beauty and picturesque locations. The hilltown was named 'Queen of Hills' by British colonial rulers and the town still has around 150 British-era heritage buildings and this celebration mainly aims to recreate the historic past. The theatre festival is an initiative of the state government and other cultural agencies like the National School of Drama. A series of other programmes have also been chalked out as part of the celebratory festivities which include mythological ballets, film festivals and display of army bands to showcase the hill town's glorious history and culture.The local young theatre artistes are thrilled and believe that this would be a great opportunity for them as they will get to see well known plays by renowned theatre directors of the country. The authorities here are commemorating this occasion with celebrations across the year. Apr 25, 2014