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Peace on border tops agenda in meeting between India and Pakistan

Gurgaon, Nov 13 (ANI): Union Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid met advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister on security and foreign affairs, Sartaj Aziz, on the sidelines of ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) as the two leaders discussed the need to maintain peace and tranquillity on the Kashmir border. While addressing mediapersons at the meeting, India's Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Syed Akbaruddin said that New Delhi still calls for the 2003 ceasefire agreement to be honoured. Nov 13, 2013
Experts at e-cigarette summit ponder need for regulation

Experts at e-cigarette summit ponder need for regulation

Switching to e-cigarettes could save millions of smokers' lives, a conference on the rapidly expanding use of the devices heard Tuesday, though some delegates warned more research on the health effects is needed. Duration: 01:13 Nov 12, 2013
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NGO calls for a Brazil without masks, wants transparency

The NGO Rio de Paz organized a demonstration in front of the Esplanade of Ministries in Brasilia on Tuesday. Protesters demanded a "Brazil without masks" and called for "transparency in the management of public services". Duration: 00:57 Nov 12, 2013
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Myanmar Buddhist monks rally against visit by Muslim body

Around 300 Buddhist monks marched through Yangon Tuesday in protest at a looming visit by delegates from the world's top Islamic body to Myanmar, which has been rattled by several bouts of anti-Muslim violence. Duration: 00:30 Nov 12, 2013
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Volunteers queue up to help Philippines aid effort

The global response to the horrific typhoon disaster in the Philippines gathered pace Tuesday, with the launch of a $300 million appeal by the United Nations as countries and companies swung into action. Duration: 01:31 Nov 12, 2013
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Woman shot dead in Cambodia clashes: rights group

A woman is shot dead and several people injured in clashes between protesting garment workers and riot police in the Cambodian capital, a rights group and family members say. Duration: 00:51 Nov 12, 2013
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Grim search for bodies goes on in Philippines

Rescue workers in the Philippines were still picking up victims' bodies on Tuesday to gather them for forensic examination in Tacloban, a city devastated by super typhoon Haiyan. Duration: 00:54 Nov 12, 2013
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Detained Greenpeace activists moved to St. Petersburg

Russia on Tuesday transferred by train 30 detained crew members of a Greenpeace protest ship, moving them from the Arctic Circle city of Murmansk where they had been held since late September to Saint Petersburg. Duration: 01:00 Nov 12, 2013
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Flawless pink diamond up for auction in Geneva

A flawless 59.60-carat pink diamond known as the "Pink Star" goes under the hammer at a Sotheby's in Geneva Wednesday with auctioneers hoping to fetch a record $60 million (49 million euros). Duration: 00:57 Nov 12, 2013
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UN calls for $300m for humanitarian aid to Philippines

The UN launched an appeal for a third of a billion dollars on Tuesday as US and British warships steamed towards the typhoon-ravaged Philippines where well over 10,000 people are feared dead. Duration: 01:06 Nov 12, 2013
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Mortar fire kills school children in Damascus

Nine children were killed and 27 people wounded when mortar rounds hit a school and a school bus in the Syrian capital Damascus on Monday, another four students were killed when a mortar hit the vehicle they were in. Duration: 00:35 Nov 12, 2013