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Floods in Gaza put young and elderly at risk

Many Gazans remain stuck at home due to flooded streets, a particular burden for the elderly and families with newborns. The Hamas-ruled enclave has struggled with massive flooding caused by winter downpours that began last week. Duration: 01:05 Dec 18, 2013
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NATO chief hopes for new EU defence commitment

NATO head Anders Fogh Rasmussen tells AFP in an exclusive interview that he hopes EU leaders will commit to new military capabilities and cooperation at this week's summit, with a strong Europe in everyone's interest. Duration: 01:11 Dec 18, 2013
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Austrian Teddy Bear Clinic aims to beat hospital fears

For a few days every year, Austrian medical students organise a Teddy Bear Clinic. By giving the cuddly companions a medical check-up, the students hope to help children lose their fear of hospitals and doctors. Duration: 01:12 Dec 18, 2013
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Russia, Ukraine sign deal removing trade obstacles

Russia and Ukraine on Tuesday signed an agreement after Kremlin talks between Ukraine President Yanukovych and Russian President Putin aimed at removing trade obstacles between the two neighbours and boosting economic ties. Duration: 01:00 Dec 18, 2013
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US budget deal clears key Senate hurdle

The Senate advanced a bipartisan budget deal Tuesday, setting up likely passage of a bill that sets spending caps for the next two years and reduces prospects of a government shutdown in 2014. Duration: 00:27 Dec 18, 2013
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Lokpal Bill passed in RS, Anna Hazare says thanks

Ralegan Siddhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Anti Graft crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday thanked the MPs for passing the Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha. Hazare also said that he will break his fast after the Lokpal Bill gets passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Dec 17, 2013