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Elders call for ending Syria 'nightmare' on Iran visit

A delegation of former world leaders from the so-called Elders group met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday as part of a campaign calling for an end to Syria's "nightmare" during a rare visit to Iran, a key regime ally. Duration: 00:41 Jan 29, 2014
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French court upholds expulsion of Roma girl's family

A French court Tuesday rejected an appeal for residency for the family of a Roma schoolgirl whose deportation sparked outrage and student protests in the country. Reactions from Leonarda and her father. Duration: 00:56 Jan 29, 2014
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France's former first lady eyes extending charity work

Former French first lady Valerie Trierweiler said Tuesday during a charity trip to India that she did not wish to return to political journalism but would like to deepen her humanitarian commitments. Duration: 00:57 Jan 29, 2014
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S. African opposition unites to challenge Zuma in polls

South Africa's centrist opposition parties joined forces Tuesday to challenge the ruling ANC at upcoming elections, with black consciousness stalwart Mamphela Ramphele tapped as their presidential candidate. Duration: 00:47 Jan 29, 2014
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Rwandan peacekeepers take former Seleka out of Bangui

Rwandan MISCA (African-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic) peacekeepers escorted former Seleka militants out of Kasai military camp in Bangui on Tuesday, on their way to another camp outside the city. Duration: 00:46 Jan 29, 2014
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Syria's warring sides break up morning session in Geneva

Syria's warring sides will not meet again at peace talks in Geneva on Tuesday, the opposition said, after a morning session broke up with the regime accusing Washington of "arming terrorists." Duration: 01:29 Jan 29, 2014
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Former Syrian prisoner brings memories to Geneva 2 talks

Not so long ago Noura al-Ameer was being beaten and subjected to electric shocks in a Syrian prison. Today, she sits across from the regime that put her there, hoping diplomacy can end her country's suffering. Duration: 00:55 Jan 28, 2014
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Ukraine protesters react after resignation of PM

Prime Minister Mykola Azarov resigned on Tuesday in a bid to defuse Ukraine's deadly crisis, giving in to months of pressure from demonstrators as parliament scrapped anti-protest laws that had infuriated the opposition. Duration: 00:54 Jan 28, 2014
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Hernandez sworn in as Honduras president

Conservative Juan Orlando Hernandez is sworn to a four-year term as president of Honduras, vowing "zero tolerance" against crime in the impoverished country's battle against illegal drugs. Duration: 01:07 Jan 28, 2014
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Bosnian actor appeals for asylum in Germany

In the space of a few years, Bosnian Nazif Mujić has gone from a scrap metal dealer, to a world acclaimed actor, to a real-life asylum seeker. He won the Silver Bear Award for Best Actor at Berlin Film Festival in 2013. Duration: 01:08 Jan 28, 2014
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Absence of political rights fuelling unrest in Gilgit

Gilgit Baltistan, January 28: The call of the people of Gilgit Baltistan has been going unheard for decades now... The continued denial of political rights by Pakistan in the region is fuelling dissatisfaction by the day... Jan 28, 2014

SC rejects review petition criminalizing gay sex, SP welcomes

New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review Centre's petition against its earlier verdict that had declared gay sex as a criminal offence entailing punishment up to life term. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal on Tuesday welcomed SC’s decision saying that it is an unnatural culture and all those who support this are against the culture of the nation. Jan 28, 2014