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Sochi goes into lockdown as Olympic Games approach

Unprecedented security measures have been put in place ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi. Fear of attack has been amplified by the recent double bombing in Volgograd that killed 34 people. Duration 01:13 Jan 18, 2014
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Syria offers to swap prisoners with rebels

Syria said on Friday it was ready to swap prisoners with the rebels and would take swift steps that could lead to the first such mass exchange in nearly three years of fighting. Duration: 00:53 Jan 18, 2014
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Subsidized LPG cylinders should be raised from 9 to 12: Rahul

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): During his speech at the AICC meet on Friday, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi made the biggest demand to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. He asked Prime Minister to increase the cap on annual sales of subsidized cooking gas cylinders to 12 from 9 per household. Jan 17, 2014
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Australian fires turn deadly as heatwave scorches

Skies over southeastern Australia darkened with huge plumes of smoke and lightning storms after an epic heatwave, with raging wildfires claiming one life and residents warned to "leave and live". Duration: 00:49 Jan 17, 2014
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Smuggler guides Syrians across perilous border

Thousands of Syrians have fled over the border with Turkey in recent days after clashes between rival rebel groups. Ibrahim, an Al-Nusra rebel smuggler, helps refugees cross over illegally. Duration: 02:30 Jan 17, 2014
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Obama to unveil NSA reforms, response to Snowden

Privacy advocates are eagerly waiting Barack Obama's proposals to reform US intelligence in the wake of a series of revelations on the vast data-gathering capabilities of the spy agencies. Duration: 01:41 Jan 17, 2014
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Pussy Riot vows no let-up in Russia human rights fight

Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot vow no let-up in their campaign against human rights abuses in Russia as they make their first overseas trip since being released from jail. Duration: 01:05 Jan 17, 2014
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Son of slain Lebanese premier reacts after trial

Four Hezbollah members went on trial in absentia at a special UN tribunal on Thursday accused of murdering Lebanon's former premier Rafiq Hariri in a 2005 car bombing that shook the Middle East. Duration: 01:07 Jan 17, 2014
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Congress took steps to ensure power to people: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) meet on Friday said that the Congress had taken a lot of steps to ensure power to the people and that the Right To Information Act (RTI) was one of them. He also said that the Congress played a vital role in transforming the Panchayati Raj system. Jan 17, 2014
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Somnath Bharti violated law, cannot arrest woman before lodging FIR: Abha Singh

Mumbai, Jan 17 (ANI): Following Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti's complains about inaction in Malviya Nagar Drug Racket by foreign nationals, Senior Advocate Abha Singh said that Bharti himself violated law. Singh said that Bharti committed offences like arresting a woman without FIR, arresting a woman after sunset, no lawyers given to women and freedom curtailment. Singh said that by this, Bharti created a rift between India and African countries which can put the security of Indians in Africa at stake. She also said that such acts can lead to 'gundaism' and anarchy in the country. Jan 17, 2014
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Opposition making tall claims which are impossible to fulfill: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the All Indian Congress Committee (AICC) on Friday said opposition parties are making tall claims which are impossible to fulfill. Singh further added that India is not the only country which witnessed an economic decline, and other developing countries too faced problems due to global economic downfall. Jan 17, 2014
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Comparison of records will say who is a better performer: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the All Indian Congress Committee (AICC) on Friday said that there was no reason for the party to be disheartened because it did not do well in the Assembly polls; rather it was time to introspect, and added that when there is a comparison with the opposition, it will be clear who is a better performer. Jan 17, 2014