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Bolshoi dancer guilty of attack gets 6-year jail term

Pavel Dmitrichenko longed to dance star roles at the Bolshoi. But now the lanky, hollow-eyed dancer has won notoriety as the mastermind of a shocking acid attack on the troupe's powerful artistic director. Duration: 00:33 Dec 4, 2013
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Transparency International releases new corruption survey

Afghanistan, North Korea and Somalia are seen as the world's most corrupt countries while Denmark and New Zealand are nearly squeaky-clean, graft watchdog Transparency International said in a survey Tuesday. Duration: 01:15 Dec 4, 2013
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Ukraine protesters react to defeat of no-confidence vote

Ukraine's government survived a no-confidence vote Tuesday after the PM apologised for a police crackdown on protests, while demonstrators massed outside parliament protesting the ex-Soviet state's rejection of a historic EU pact. Duration: 00:38 Dec 4, 2013
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Turkish protesters demand justice for mudered journalist

Protesters gathered outside an Istanbul courthouse Tuesday to demand justice over the 2007 murder of ethnic Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, as former police informant Erhan Tuncel appeared in court. Duration: 00:49 Dec 4, 2013
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Vijay Jolly apologizes for protesting outside Shoma Chaudhury's residence

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): BJP leader Vijay Jolly, who was booked for allegedly vandalizing former Tehelka managing editor Shoma Chaudhury's house, on Tuesday, appeared before the National Commission for Women and apologized for his action. Jolly said that he had acted on the spur of the moment. Dec 3, 2013
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ADG on Maoists attack on police team in Aurangabad

Patna, Dec 3 (ANI): ADG Ravindra Kumar on Tuesday informed that a landmine blast took place around 4:30 to 5:00 pm in Aurangabad district. According to reports, Maoist guerrillas are suspected to have triggered the explosion. The blast took place when a police jeep was passing by a road in the area. Dec 3, 2013
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WTO hoping for a 'new dawn' during Bali summit, India holds bilateral meets

Bali, Dec 03 (ANI): The World Trade Organisation is hoping for an agreement on trade issues during its 9th Ministerial Conference in Bali, as India's Trade Minister, Anand Sharma on Tuesday held bilateral meets with Zimbabwe and IBSA on the sidelines. The WTO has proposed a four-year interim measure for developing countries like India, within which these nations can offer the food subsidies that are presently considered illegal under the world trading norms. Dec 3, 2013
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Thousands of Ukraine protesters mass outside parliament

Thousands of Ukrainians massed outside parliament Tuesday as lawmakers debated a no-confidence motion against the government after its scrapping of a deal with the EU prompted the largest protests in nearly a decade. Duration: 01:04 Dec 3, 2013
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Poll bound Bangladesh struggles for stability amidst political turmoil

Dhaka, Dec 03 (ANI): War veteran of Bangladesh's independence, Mahboob Zaman has called for a dialogue between the feuding parties- the Awami League and the BNP, to end political turmoil and violence, as the country struggled for stability ahead of the upcoming elections. Zaman, while talking to reporters in Dhaka, highlighted the difference between political belief and ideology between the leading parties. Commenting over political uncertainty, Zaman said that the BNP would have to take a decision about its alliance with Jamaat-e-Islami. Urging the President or the Speaker, Zaman said that dialogue would resolve the ongoing problem. Dec 3, 2013
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PM assures energy investors of stable and enabling policy environment

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh on Tuesday assured investors of government's commitment to provide a stable and enabling policy environment for exploration of new sources of energy, as he aimed to bridge the gap between supply and demand. While addressing the '8th Asia Gas Partnership Summit', Singh said that Natural Gas was the fuel of choice today. Highlighting the need to increase energy supply, Singh said that India was expected to be the 3rd largest energy consumer by the year 2020 Dec 3, 2013