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Faithful react as Pope Francis makes Assisi pilgrimage

Pope Francis on Friday called for the Catholic Church and its faithful to rid themselves of earthly concerns like St Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage to the saint's Italian hometown. He also greeted members of the public. Duration: 00:50 Oct 4, 2013
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UNHCR: Human rights abuses behind Lampedusa tragedy

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says they are doing what they can to work with authorities and refugees to prevent further disasters on the scale of the one in Lampedusa. Duration: 0:53 Oct 4, 2013
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FIFA on defensive over Qatar labour rights

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter on Friday went on the defensive over claims of widespread abuse of migrant workers preparing for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, acknowledging concerns but saying it could not step in. Duration: 0:27 Oct 4, 2013
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Cambodia's Panh receives top accolade at Busan fest

Acclaimed Cambodian director Rithy Panh, whose family died in the Khmer Rouge genocide, receives the Asian Filmmaker of the Year award at the Busan International Film Festival. Duration: 0:54 Oct 4, 2013
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Muslim cleric killed in Kenya's Mombasa

Four Kenyans were killed Friday during riots in Kenya's port city of Mombasa, according to government officials, in protests sparked by the killing of a Muslim cleric with his three companions in a drive-by shooting late on Thursday. Duration: 0:37 Oct 4, 2013
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Indian Hindu devotees perform annual 'Tarpan' rituals

Indian Hindu devotees perform 'Tarpan', rituals to pay obediance to one's forefathers on the last day of "Pitrupaksh" - days for offering prayers to ancestors - on the banks of the River Ganges in Kolkata on October 4, 2013. Duration: 0:41 Oct 4, 2013
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Hundreds feared dead in Italy migrant shipwreck

Italy on Friday mourned the 300 African asylum-seekers feared dead in the worst ever Mediterranean refugee disaster, as the government appealed for Europe to stem the influx of migrants. Duration: 00:37 Oct 4, 2013
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Ford sees bright road ahead in Myanmar

Ford Motor Co officially opens its first authorised dealership in Myanmar, joining a rush to set up shop in the former junta-ruled country as the West rolls back sanctions. Duration: 00:30 Oct 4, 2013