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
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Aid convoy reaches Yarmuk refugee camp in Damascus

The Syrian government and the Palestine Liberation Organisation are negotiating an end a months-long army siege of the Yarmuk refugee camp in Damascus, Palestinian officials told AFP on Tuesday. Duration: 00:32 Nov 12, 2013