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Cancer cases set to rise by half by 2030: UN

New cases of cancer will rise by half by 2030, reaching 21.6 million per year compared to 14 million in 2012, the UN said on Monday in a global analysis of the scourge. Duration: 01:29 Feb 5, 2014
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Debate in Kiev as president mulls early polls to end crisis

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych could call early elections to end mass anti-government unrest, a top lawmaker said Tuesday, as protest leaders demanded curbs to presidential powers in a stormy parliamentary debate. Duration: 00:54 Feb 5, 2014
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Ex-East Germany radiates tropical climes in old hangar

Soaring above a pine forest in the heart of former communist East Germany, a huge hangar built to house airships on an old Soviet airbase has been transformed into a popular, if unlikely, tropical getaway. Duration: 01:53 Feb 5, 2014
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Syria opposition chief presses Russia on Assad

Syria's opposition leader met Russia's top diplomat on Tuesday in a bid to persuade Moscow to push its ally Damascus to agree to a transitional government for the war-scarred nation. Duration: 00:44 Feb 5, 2014
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Sochi residents 'can't wait' for start of Games

Sochi residents are counting down the days to the start of the Winter Games after living through years of construction work to transform their city into the 2014 Olympic host. Duration: 00:55 Feb 5, 2014
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Pakistan-Taliban planned peace talks falter

Negotiators for the Pakistani Taliban said Tuesday that government representatives had refused to show up for planned peace talks, citing confusion over the militants' team. Duration: 00:54 Feb 5, 2014
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Sochi 2014 athletes' village unveiled

The Sochi athletes' village was revealed on Tuesday. IOC President Thomas Bach paid a visit to the site, and signed a wall commemorating the Olympic truce. Duration: 01:40 Feb 5, 2014
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Defendent in Rwanda genocide trial denies all charges

On the first day of a landmark trial of a former Rwandan army captain charged with complicity in the genocide that left 800,000 dead, the defendant denies all charges, according to his lawyer. Duration: 00:49 Feb 5, 2014
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UN appeals for $1.27 billion for 'shattered' South Sudan

The United Nations issued an urgent appeal Tuesday for 1.27 billion dollars for aid for South Sudan, hit by a seven-week-old conflict that has forced close to a million people from their homes. Duration: 01:20 Feb 5, 2014
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2G scam: AAP comes out with fresh charges against Karunanidhi, Kanimozhi

New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): AAP Leader Prashant Bhushan in a press conference on Tuesday said that they are in possession of a series of recorded telephonic conversations that implicate DMK leader Kanimozhi further in the 2G scam. The AAP leader alleged that a huge cover-up was engineered in the telecom scam to protect Kanimozhi and the owner of Kalaignar TV and DMK chief M Karunanidhi was aware of the plan. Bhushan claimed that leaked audio tapes prove Kanimozhi accepted Rs.200 crore from a telecom firm which was allotted a mobile network license by then Union Telecom Minister A Raja in 2008. He said that he would upload tapes containing conversations between Kanimozhi, Karunanidhi's PA and Jafer Sait, an IPS officer close to the family. Feb 4, 2014
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Landmark Rwanda genocide trial opens in France

The landmark trial of a former Rwandan army captain charged with complicity in the genocide that left 800,000 dead opened Tuesday in Paris, the first of its kind in France. Feb 4, 2014