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Troubled Maldives holds make-or-break vote

Supporters of the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) attended a rally in the capital Male Friday ahead of Saturday's presidential elections, the third in as many months, amid pressure to elect a leader or risk international censure. Duration: 00:37 Nov 8, 2013
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Obama says government shutdown affected jobs figures

In a speech at the Port of New Orleans on Friday, Barack Obama said that despite better-than-expected recent jobs figures, the US economy has been harmed by last month's government shutdown. Duration: 0:37 Nov 8, 2013
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Cambodia marks 60 years of independence

Cambodia marks its independence from France on Saturday, 60 years after becomeing the Kingdom of Cambodia under King Sihanouk. Duration: 01:44 Nov 8, 2013
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Lippi prepares for 'hard' AFC Champions League final

World Cup winning coach Marcello Lippi prepares for a 'hard' Asian Champions League final as the Italian stands on the brink of winning football's top club titles on two continents. Duration: 00:37 Nov 8, 2013
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Vatican unveils new magazine in Latin

The Vatican on Friday presented a revamped version of its Latin-language journal "Latinitas" as it tries bid to make the dead language still used in the Catholic Church accessible to a wider audience. Duration: 01:15 Nov 8, 2013
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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