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Bangladesh activists campaign to boycott Pakistani goods

Dhaka, Dec 24 (ANI): Hundreds of students, teachers, political and social activists in Bangladesh campaign to boycott Pakistani goods to protest Islamabad's reaction over the hanging of 1971 war criminal Abdul Quader Molla. Molla was hanged on December 12, the first war crimes execution in Bangladesh. He was accused of collaborating with Pakistani forces during 1971 Liberation War. Bangladesh Poet, Kazi Rosy hailed the verdict, as she was a witness in the case. The slogan-shouting protesters organised a peaceful march and burnt an effigy. Dec 24, 2013
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Justice AK Ganguly should resign on moral grounds: BJP

New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): BJP leader Kirti Azad on Tuesday said that Justice AK Ganguly should resign from the post of WBHRC Chairman on moral grounds. Azad also added that the victim should not delay in giving her statement to the police. Dec 24, 2013
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Jailed Pussy Riot members are released under amnesty

Russia on Monday released the two jailed members of anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot whose imprisonment prompted a wave of global outrage, with both women immediately vowing to fight injustice in Russian prisons. Duration: 01:06 Dec 24, 2013
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German troops in Afghanistan take part in exercise

German soldiers take part in an exercise at Camp Marmal in Mazar-e-Sharif. About 3,000 German troops are deployed in Afghanistan, where the country is the lead nation in the relatively peaceful northern region. Duration: 00:57 Dec 24, 2013
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African troops fire on C.Africa protesters, one dead

African Union troops Monday fired on demonstrators protesting against the president of the strife-torn Central African Republic, killing at least one person, according to AFP reporters on the scene. Duration: 00:58 Dec 24, 2013
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Italian PM says his govt has brought 'a stability dividend'

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta admitted Monday his country was suffering from "social fatigue" but said his government had brought "a stability dividend" worth billions of euros due to lower borrowing costs. Duration: 00:39 Dec 23, 2013
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Russia frees Pussy Riot punks from prison

Russia on Monday freed both jailed members of anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot whose imprisonment prompted a wave of global outrage, but one immediately denounced her release as a "PR stunt". Duration: 00:35 Dec 23, 2013
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Sexual assault: Panaji Court extends Tejpal's judicial custody till Jan 4

Goa, Dec 23 (ANI): A local Panaji court on Monday extended the judicial custody of former Tehelka editor-in-chief, Tarun Tejpal, for another 12 days. Tejpal has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman journalist and his initial judicial custody ended on December 22. The police had arrested Tejpal in Goa on November 30, after his interim bail was rejected by a Sessions court. Tejpal reached Goa from New Delhi on November 29, after he was summoned by police. Dec 23, 2013
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South Sudan civilians seek refuge in UN compound

The UN humanitarian chief in South Sudan warned Sunday the country has "unravelled" after a week of violence that has transformed a power struggle within the ruling party into a quasi-civil war. Duration: 01:09 Dec 23, 2013
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Thai protesters step up campaign to disrupt elections

Thai opposition protesters try to block candidate registrations for the upcoming elections as part of their efforts to banish Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her family from politics. Duration: 00:49 Dec 23, 2013
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Devastating church bombing haunts Christmas in Pakistan

For Pakistani Christians in Peshawar, Christmas this year will be dominated by memories of the eighty-two people who were killed when a double suicide attack targeted their place of worship three months ago. Duration: 01:19 Dec 23, 2013