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Russia frees three more Greenpeace activists

Russia on Thursday released on bail three Greenpeace activists, including a photojournalist and a press secretary, bringing to four the number freed after two months in prison over an Arctic oil drilling protest. Duration: 00:48 Nov 21, 2013
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Afghan tribal assembly debates US military presence

A grand assembly of tribal chiefs, community elders and politicians began four days of debating in Kabul Thursday over the bilateral security agreement (BSA) which will shape the future US military presence in Afghanistan. Duration: 00:42 Nov 21, 2013
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US drone strike kills senior Haqqani leader in Pakistan

A US drone strike in northwest Pakistan kills six people including a senior leader of the ruthless Haqqani network, officials say, in only the second such strike outside the country's lawless tribal districts. Duration: 00:45 Nov 21, 2013
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New Japan islet created by volcano eruption

A dramatic volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean has created a tiny new islet in Japan's territorial waters -- the first time in decades the nation has seen the phenomenon. Nov 21, 2013
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Shipwrecked sailors survive huge Philippine typhoon

Adrift in a boat in one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded to hit the Philippines, captain Richard Rama and his terrified crew managed to stay alive, but their flotilla is now stuck on shore. Nov 21, 2013
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Nurses battle fatigue in tide of Philippine typhoon births

Medical staff work around the clock to cope with the volume of pregnant women at Tacloban's maternity hospital where hundreds of babies have been born since Typhoon Haiyan struck devastating the city. Duration: 01:06 Nov 21, 2013
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Hungary's homeless hit by ban on rough sleeping

A controversial new law in Hungary means homeless people now risk jail for sleeping rough in some city centre areas. The government says the idea is to encourage them to get help in state-run shelters. Duration: 02:17 Nov 21, 2013
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Political violence outcome of differences between religious and cultural elements of Bangladeshi ide

Dhaka, Nov 21 (ANI): Ambassador of the People's Republic of Bangladesh to the United States, Humayun Kabir has laid emphasis on the fight between the two aspects of national identity - cultural and religion, as the leading parties are hurtling towards a showdown that could delay or even derail elections due by January in a country with a history of ferocious political violence and military intervention. Kabir while talking to the reporter in Dhaka said that the major parties dominating the political field in Bangladesh - The Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, represented the two streams of national identity. Nov 21, 2013
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Children flee villages to escape joining Guerrilla Maoists in Jharkhand

Lohardaga, Nov 21 (ANI): Innocent villagers in Jharkhand are compelled to leave their homes and flee with their children due to the violent tactics of the Maoists, who constantly threaten to take away young girls and boys with them to join their guerrilla forces. Nearly 130 children fled to cities along with their parents after being forced by Maoists to join them. A young girl, Pinki Kumar, says that they are scared to return to their village as they fear abduction by the Maoists. In order to seek the help of the government and district officials, villagers like Keshwar Nagesia have left their homes along with their children and come to the city to negotiate a provision wherein they can be put in hostels so that they are able to study. Nov 21, 2013
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Drinking caffeinated coffee boosts blood flow

New Delhi, Nov 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the caffeine in a cup of coffee might perk up your blood vessels, thereby improving your cardiovascular health. In a study of 27 healthy adults, those who drank a cup of caffeinated coffee had a 30 percent increase in blood flow over a 75-minute period compared to those who drank decaffeinated coffee. "This gives us a clue about how coffee may help improve cardiovascular health," said lead researcher Masato Tsutsui. Nov 21, 2013
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Ashok Gehlot praises PM for economic policies

Jaipur, Nov 21 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday praised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for bringing resourceful economic policies while he was serving as the finance minister of the country. Talking about Rajasthan, Gehlot said that under the leadership of Sonia Gandhi, the state witnessed immense development. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was in Jaipur to address a Congress election rally. Nov 21, 2013