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Hundreds protest in Pakistan after Abdul Quader Mollahs execution in Bangladesh

Karachi, Dec 14 (ANI): Hundreds of activists and supporters of Pakistan’s Jamaat-e-Islami staged countrywide protests on Friday to condemn the execution of Bangladeshi Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah. Bangladesh executed Mollah on Thursday for war crimes he committed during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan. In Pakistan’s commercial capital, Karachi, more than five hundred supporters of Jamaat-e-Islami took to streets after Friday prayers. Holding banners and party flags, they shouted slogans and held funeral prayers-in-absentia for Mollah. More than two hundred rallied in Lahore and dozens staged protest in the capital Islamabad while over one hundred protesters rallied in the city of Peshawar. Dec 14, 2013
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JD (U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal offers unconditional support to AAP

New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): JD (U) MLA in Delhi Assembly Shoaib Iqbal has sent his letter of support for the Aam Aadmi Party to Lt Governor Najeeb Jung. Meanwhile, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday met Najeeb Jung and sought 10-day time to decide on government formation in Delhi. Dec 14, 2013
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Facing threats, Afghan interpreters plead for US visas

As the US military gradually draws down in Afghanistan, Afghan interpreters who worked alongside American soldiers are finding it extremely difficult to obtain the US visas they're eligible for. Duration: 2:50 Dec 14, 2013
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Kerry 'hopeful' final Mideast peace deal within reach

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he hoped to help achieve a peace agreement encompassing Israeli security needs and Palestinian sovereignty, as he wrapped up his regional visit. Duration: 0:34 Dec 14, 2013
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S. Africans in Durban celebrate Mandela's life

Thousands of people gathered in Durban's Moses Mabhida stadium on Friday to celebrate the life of former president Nelson Mandela, who will be buried in his boyhood village of Qunu on Sunday. Duration: 00:56 Dec 14, 2013
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S.Africans rush for last glimpse of Mandela's casket

Hundreds of South Africans broke through a police cordon Friday in a last-gasp bid to join the estimated 100,000 people who viewed Nelson Mandela's remains during three days of lying in state. Duration: 0:52 Dec 14, 2013
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Turkish FM, Greek counterpart meet over Cyprus

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu visited Greece on Friday to meet counterpart Evangelos Venizelos, after Turkey said a resumption of stalled talks over divided Cyprus were "imminent". Duration: 00:55 Dec 14, 2013
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Xhosa king Zwelonke Sigcawu pays tribute to Mandela

As Qunu prepares for Nelson Mandela's funeral Sunday, Xhosa king Zwelonke Sigcawu visited the Mandela home to convey his condolences. Speaking at a press conference on Friday, Sigcawu said Mandela had "put our country on the map." Duration: 00:56 Dec 14, 2013
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Amnesty slams EU response to Syrian refugees

Amnesty International says the failure of EU leaders to provide a safe haven for Syrian refugees was 'outrageous', after revealing in a damning report that member states have offered places for just 12,340 people over the next year. Duration: 00:56 Dec 14, 2013
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Middle East region lashed by inclement weather

Torrential rains have flooded the streets of Gaza City and left hundreds of Palestinian families stuck in their homes. Many spent the bitterly cold night on rooftops waiting to be rescued. Duration: 00:55 Dec 14, 2013