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Syria troops retake Christian town of Maalula

Syrian troops retook the ancient Christian town of Maalula from rebels Monday, a day after President Bashar al-Assad said the three-year old civil war was turning in his favour. Duration: 01:14 Apr 15, 2014
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Obama: religious violence has no place in US

US President Barack Obama warns that religious violence has no place in society after a gunman with alleged anti-Semitic ties killed three people at a Jewish center and retirement home. Duration: 01:29 Apr 15, 2014
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Iraqis in resort town face return to Anbar unrest

When fighting erupted in Iraq's Anbar province in December, many families fled to a virtually empty summer resort far to the north to take advantage of its off-season rates and wait out the conflict. Duration: 01:50 Apr 15, 2014
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In Washington, a push to sterilize stray cats

To curb the growing numbers of feral cats in the US capital, the Washington Humane Society is encouraging residents to set traps and bring the animals to a sterilization clinic, after which they are released.. Duration: 02:29 Apr 15, 2014
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Chimpanzee rescued in Lebanon after eight-year struggle

A Lebanese court ordered the confiscation of chimpanzee Charlie from a zoo and his delivery to the NGO "Animals Lebanon". Charlie is 9 years old, and was smuggled from Africa to Lebanon in 2005 and sold to a pet shop, ending at a zoo. Duration: 00:53 Apr 15, 2014
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Prosecutor continues Pistorius cross-examination

The cross-examination of sprinter Oscar Pistorius entered its second week Monday. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel accused the sprinter of concocting evidence in his defence against the charge of murdering Reeva Steenkamp last year. Duration: 01:05 Apr 15, 2014