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S and P downgrades France's credit rating

The Standard and Poor's agency on Friday downgraded France's credit rating by one notch to 'AA' from 'AA+', though judged outlook stable, dealing a further blow to President François Hollande's embattled Socialist government. Duration: 00:59 Nov 8, 2013
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Muscovites willing to exercise given metro tickets

Muscovites can get their hands on free metro tickets in the run-up to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, but only if they perform thirty reps on a new exercise machine unveiled on Friday by the Russian Olympic Committee. Duration: 00:32 Nov 8, 2013
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Losing weight in Dubai is rewarded with gold

Dubai municipality has dished out 2.8 million dirhams ($762,942) worth of gold in prizes to contestants in a weight-loss challenge, an unusual initiative by the Gulf emirate to fight obesity. Duration: 00:39 Nov 8, 2013
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DR Congo town celebrates rebel defeat

The town of Kibumba in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday held an event to celebrate the victory of the country's armed forces over the M23 rebel movement. Duration: 00:59 Nov 8, 2013
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Kerry heads to Geneva for Iran nucelar talks

Washington's top diplomat John Kerry took off for Geneva to join nuclear talks with Iran as Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu lashed out at the world powers' cautious rapprochement with Tehran. Duration: 01:05 Nov 8, 2013
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Coal-addicted Poland gears up for key UN climate talks

Poland will host this year's COP19 United Nations conference on climate change, but is itself determined to stick with coal -- among the most polluting fossil fuels -- to ensure energy independence. Duration: 02:18 Nov 8, 2013
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New Taliban leader Fazlullah 'difficult' for Pakistan

An analyst says it will be difficult for Pakistan to enter into peace negotiations with Maulana Fazlullah, the new leader of the Pakistan Taliban, a man reputed to be a ruthless commander. Duration: 01:40 Nov 8, 2013
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India-China joint military drills focus on boosting trust, countering terrorism

Beijing, Nov 08 (ANI): India and China are holding a 10-day joint military drill on counterterrorism in Beijing, with around 300 soldiers from both countries taking part in exercises aimed at boosting trust between the militaries. The first such exercise between the neighbours in five years, began on Tuesday with displays of Kungfu by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) contingent and the Gatka martial art by Indian soldiers. Nov 8, 2013
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Winds of 'change' blowing from Kashmir to Kanyakumari: Modi

Bahraich, Nov 08 (ANI): While addressing a mega rally in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday said that there was a wind of change blowing from Kashmir to Kanyakumari to put an end to the Congress led UPA Government at the centre. Nov 8, 2013
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When they can't stop BJP and Modi democratically, they try other means: Modi

Bahraich, Nov 08 (ANI): While addressing a mega rally in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday alleged that the Congress led UPA was using politics of CBI and terror against him and the BJP since they could not stop them democratically. Nov 8, 2013
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SP and BSP in race to make more criminals in UP: Modi

Bahraich, Nov 08 (ANI): While addressing a mega rally in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday alleged that both SP and BSP in UP were in the race to make more criminals. Nov 8, 2013