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US Senate panel advances Yellen Fed nomination

The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday approved Janet Yellen to chair the US Federal Reserve, setting up a likely confirmation by the full chamber next month. Duration: 00:31 Nov 21, 2013
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EU: Iran talks 'very substantial and detailed'

Talks on Thursday between Iran's foreign minister and world powers' chief negotiator Catherine Ashton were "very substantial and detailed," Ashton's spokesman said. Duration: 00:29 Nov 21, 2013
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Hong Kong domestic workers 'treated as slaves': Amnesty

In its new report, Amnesty International condemns the "slavery-like" conditions faced by thousands of Indonesian women who work in Hong Kong as domestic staff, accusing authorities of "inexcusable" inaction. Duration 01:11 Nov 21, 2013
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Nepal in turmoil as Maoists reject election results

Nepal's Maoist leader, who swapped arms for politics when his "people's war" ended in 2006, threw the country's elections into doubt Thursday by claiming the poll was rigged following big losses for his party. Duration: 00:23 Nov 21, 2013
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Lebanon town braces for new flood of Syria refugees

The Lebanese farming town of Ersal, already inundated with Syrian refugees, is bracing for another influx as the brutal civil war creeps over the horizon just across the border. Duration: 01:24 Nov 21, 2013
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Celebrations for this year's Beaujolais Nouveau

Celebrations for the launch of this year's Beaujolais Nouveau in Beaujeu, France, were upbeat Thursday, with producers promising a particularly fruity and lively vintage. Duration: 01:35 Nov 21, 2013
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Malians skeptical of country's upcoming legislative polls

A few days before the first round of Mali's legislative elections, citizens share their expectations and views on the vote for a new national assembly. Sunday's vote come three months after Ibrahim Boucabar Keita became president. Duration: 00:55 Nov 21, 2013
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China, EU begin negotiations on key investment pact

China and the European Union began talks on a landmark investment agreement Thursday, the EU's president said, a positive move amid lingering trade tensions between the two sides. Duration: 01:03 Nov 21, 2013
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Monty Python to reunite for live London show

The five surviving members of Britain's cult comedy troupe Monty Python reunited on Thursday to announce a one-off show at London's 20,000 capacity O2 Arena on July 1 next year, three decades after they last performed together. Duration: 00:59 Nov 21, 2013
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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