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Spanish princess named criminal suspect

Spanish King Juan Carlos’s youngest daughter Cristina has been named as a criminal suspect. On Saturday, she will be grilled by a judge in Palma de Mallorca who suspects her of tax fraud and money laundering. Feb 7, 2014
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Ukraine far-right paramilitary defiant over protests

Even as Ukraine's main opposition leaders meet with the authorities to try to resolve their long-running standoff, one influential and unrepentant voice stands out -- that of far-right paramilitary leader Dmytro Yarosh. Feb 7, 2014
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Tokyo zoo stages 'gorilla escape'

Staff at a Japanese zoo chase a keeper in a gorilla costume as part of an annual escape drill to brush up their skills in the event of a real breakout. Feb 7, 2014
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Look beyond Olympic hype, Pussy Riot says

Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot call for a boycott of the Sochi Olympic Games as they take their campaign against Vladimir Putin's civil liberties crackdown to New York. Duration: 01:27 Feb 6, 2014
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Hundreds take on Empire State Building race

Hundreds of runners from around the world gather in New York to compete in the annual Empire State Building Run-Up, racing up 86 floors, 1,576 steps, and 1,050 feet from the lobby to the iconic 86th floor Observatory. Duration: 01:22 Feb 6, 2014
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Seven bombs hit Baghdad as US lawmakers slam Maliki

Seven bombs ripped through Baghdad killing five people Thursday, hours after American lawmakers criticised the slow pace of political reconciliation in Iraq which they said was stoking the worsening violence. Duration: 00:36 Feb 6, 2014
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Pacific castaway's homecoming delayed

Pacific castaway Jose Salvador Alvarenga's departure from the Marshall Islands is delayed for health reasons as the family of the now-dead companion with whom he set sail seeks answers. Duration: 01:00 Feb 6, 2014
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Ambiguity over Egypt army chief's presidential bid

Egypt's army said Thursday a Kuwaiti newspaper "misinterpreted" remarks by Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in which he said he would run for president, saying he would announce such a decision only to the Egyptian people. Duration: 00:33 Feb 6, 2014
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Bangladesh celebrates Ganajagoran Mancha anniversary, vows to strengthen movement

Dhaka, Feb 06 (ANI): Bangladesh's people's resurgence platform, Ganajagoran Mancha, celebrated its first anniversary, as crowds of activists gathered at Shahbag Square hailing the International Crimes Tribunal's verdict against Islamist leader, Abdul Quader Mollah. The prosecutor of the International Crimes Tribunal, Rana Dasgupta said that Ganajagoran Mancha is the reflection of the secular and inclusive culture that Bangladesh stands for. An activist, Nazmun Ara said that they would continue their movement until all the criminals are awarded capital punishment. Feb 6, 2014