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Israel's Lieberman acquitted in corruption case

An Israeli court acquits former foreign minister and businessman Avigdor Lieberman on corruption charges, in a move welcomed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who hailed his anticipated return to government. Duration: 01:01 Nov 6, 2013
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Knox's ex-lover claims innocence at Italy murder trial

US student Amanda Knox's former Italian lover Raffaele Sollecito described their "fairy tale" love as he protested his innocence on Wednesday at their trial for the murder of a British student. Duration: 01:29 Nov 6, 2013
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Tajiks set to elect strongman leader for fourth term

Voters in Tajikistan, the poorest state in the former USSR, are set to hand President Emomali Rakhmon an easy victory for a fourth term at the helm of his country bordering Afghanistan. Duration: 00:35 Nov 6, 2013
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Swiss 'Jetman' takes joyride around Mount Fuji

Swiss aviator Yves "Jetman" Rossy, whose jet-engine powered wings have taken him over some of the world's most awe-inspiring places, has added another -- Japan's Mount Fuji. Duration: 00:59 Nov 6, 2013
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Bill de Blasio elected mayor of New York City

Voters in New York pick Bill de Blasio to be the city's first Democratic mayor in a generation, in one of a handful of elections seen as having considerable national importance. Duration: 01:30 Nov 6, 2013
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Tajiks set to elect strongman leader for fourth term

Voters in Tajikistan, the poorest state in the former USSR, are set to hand President Emomali Rakhmon an easy victory for a fourth term at the helm of his country bordering Afghanistan. Duration: 00:35 Nov 6, 2013
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Democrat wins key Virginia governor's race

Democrat Terry McAuliffe wins the Virginia governor's race in a contest which could have major implications for the 2016 presidential election. In New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie claims an overwhelming re-election victory. Duration: 01:13 Nov 6, 2013
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No SPG security cover for Modi: Shinde

West Bengal, Nov 06 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Wednesday turned down the BJP's demand for Special Protection Group (SPG) security to the saffron party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Talking to mediapersons, Shinde said that the matter was determined by law, and there was a law under which such security is provided only to the prime minister. Nov 6, 2013
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British royal couple Prince Charles and wife Camilla Parker Bowles in Uttarakhand

Rishikesh, Nov 06 (ANI): British royal couple, Prince Charles and wife Camilla Parker Bowles took part in traditional hawan and Ganga arti at Parmartha Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh on Wednesday following their arrival in Uttarakhand earlier in the day. The royal couple will spend the night in a hotel in Narendranagar and attend a slew of programmes on Thursday in Dehradun to be hosted by the Indian Military Academy, the Forest Research Institute and the Doon School. Nov 6, 2013
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Free handicraft training provided to school drop outs in Jorhat

Jorhat, Nov 06 (ANI): These youngsters from different parts of Assam are all school dropouts, and are a part of a bamboo handicraft workshop recently held in Jorhat.The week-long training programme was organised by the Institution for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) at the Rain Forest Research Institute in Sootea. In total 20 people, belonging to extremely poor families participated in the skill development workshop, where they were taught to make different bamboo products. I-CARD has been consistently taking initiatives to impart vocational training to unemployed youths in the region. The Institute works with the Rights Foundation under the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT). The institute also plans to create a data base of unemployed youths and jobs available in various sectors. Nov 6, 2013
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Festival organized in Tripura to promote and preserve tribal culture

Agartala, Nov 06 (ANI): Dressed in bright clothes, these performers are representatives of various tribes of Tripura. A total of 19 tribes, some of which are on the verge of extinction, came together at the Nazrul Kalakshetra auditorium in Agartala for a tribal cultural heritage meet. The two-day long event, organized by ONGC Tripura, aimed at promoting tribal culture of the state. The audience was enthralled by traditional dances of tribes like Reang, Chakma, Jamatia, Kaloi, Lusai and Uchoi. Models dressed in traditional attires of their respective tribes walked the ramp. People got a chance to sample the rich cultures of different tribes of the state. Nov 6, 2013