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Ugandan president signs anti-gay bill amid criticism

A Ugandan newspaper listed Tuesday 200 "top" homosexuals, a day after President Yoweri Museveni signed one of the world's toughest anti-gay laws. Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg condemns the law's signature. Duration: 00:58 Feb 26, 2014
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Sensory sportswear on display at World Mobile Congress

At the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, the world's biggest showcase of high-tech gadgetry, a French team has fitted the latest in heat and heart-rate sensors into the fabric of sports clothing to enhance performance. Duration: 00:42 Feb 26, 2014
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UN officials give update on dire situation in Syria

Senior United Nations officials gave updates on the humanitarian and refugee situation in Syria on Tuesday, warning that the conflict-torn country risks "losing a generation of its children." Duration: 01:15 Feb 26, 2014
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Twenty years on, Hebron massacre haunts survivors

Twenty years on, the massacre of 29 Muslims by a Jewish extremist as they prayed in a West Bank mosque still haunts Mohammed Abu al-Halawa, a survivor who was left a paraplegic. Duration: 01:06 Feb 25, 2014
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CAR unrest leaves quarter of country displaced

The violence in Central African Republic has displaced nearly a quarter of the country's 4.6m inhabitants. AFP is shown the poor conditions of a camp for displaced people near the airport in Bangui. Duration: 00:40 Feb 25, 2014
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EU urges Russian support for Ukraine

The European Union's foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, called Tuesday for Russia to assist Ukraine as the ex-Soviet state struggles to resolve its worst crisis since independence. Duration: 01:07 Feb 25, 2014
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Blind residents in Somali camps receive provisions

Members of the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) have donated food to members of the blind community living in Siliga Amerikanka, Mogadishu, as part of a gesture to support those with disability. Duration: 00:51 Feb 25, 2014
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Lalu Prasad announces 'war' against JD (U)

Patna, Feb 25 (ANI): RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday after meeting party workers and securing back nine of the 13 'rebel' party MLAs, announced war against JD (U) and Nitish Kumar. He said that he was going to meet the Speaker and then the governor with the nine MLAs. The development comes after Kumar on Tuesday said the rebels were welcome to join the JD (U). Feb 25, 2014
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Kejriwal's remark on media draws flak from Congress, BJP

Raebareli, /New Delhi, Feb 25v (ANI): The Congress and BJP on Tuesday lashed out at Aam Aadmi party chief and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for calling the media biased and influenced by BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. Feb 25, 2014
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Congress stern over fate of Rajiv Gandhis assassins: Narayanasamy

Chennai, Feb 25 (ANI): Congress leader V Narayanasamy said that the final decision in Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination cace will be taken by the court itself on Tuesday. Narayanasamy said that the many Tamil political parties are seeking political benefit in the Rajiv Gandhi’s case and that the Congress party does not consider it a drawback for the upcoming general elections. He alleged that a similar issue was raised in the 2009 elections but Congress had emerged as a winner then and the party would be a winner this time too. Meanwhile, he also spoke on the issue of killing of Srilankan Tamils said that the Government will always present their support to the Srilankan Tamils. Feb 25, 2014
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Mass wedding in Allahabad gives one overjoyed day to poor

Allahabad, Feb 25 (ANI): At least 28 couples tied wedding knot in Prerna Parmarth Ashram of Allahabad in a mass wedding ceremony. Overjoyed couples, who were coming from economically and socially weak families, were happy at the series of events. The ‘baraat’ to the ashram was let by different vehicles, elephants and horses and thousands of people gathered to bless the newly-weds. Social Activist Anurag Verma said that the Ashram has already organized marriages for over 1000 couples from all religions and communities till date. Verma said that keeping in view the financial condition of the couples, they are provided with the basic necessities of daily life by the Ashram. Feb 25, 2014

PM dedicates "Indira Paryavaran Bhawan" to nation

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday dedicated the "Indira Paryavaran Bhawan" to the nation. The centrally air conditioned office building, which has a provision to accommodate about 600 officials of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, is located on Jorbagh Road and in proximity to other central government ministries and departments. Indira Paryavaran Bhawan is India's first on site Net Zero Building built by adoption of solar passive design and energy efficient building material. Feb 25, 2014

Pakistani army control over PoK's cross-border trade

Muzaffarabad, PoK, February 25: Cross-border trade in Kashmir resumed, as the standoff between India and Pakistan, over the arrest of a Pakistani truck driver for smuggling drugs ended but the issue has once again brought into focus Pakistani army's stranglehold on cross border trade. Feb 25, 2014