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US Senate leaders announce deal to end fiscal impasse

US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday that a deal had been reached with Republican leaders to end a fiscal impasse that has threatened the United States with debt default. Duration: 01:07 Oct 16, 2013
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Greek parliament cracks down on Golden Dawn MPs

Greece's parliament on Wednesday lifted the legal immunity of three MPs from the Golden Dawn neo-Nazi party who are facing charges of belonging to a criminal organisation. Duration: 00:52 Oct 16, 2013
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Clashes in Italian town during funeral for former Nazi

Italy appeared set to send the body of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke to Germany on Wednesday as it commemorated the 70th anniversary of a round-up of Jews from the historic Jewish quarter of Rome. Duration: 00:31 Oct 16, 2013
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Brazil teacher protest turns violent as anarchists join

A peaceful protest in Rio de Janeiro by striking school teachers to mark "Teachers' day" turns violent as "Black bloc" anarchists turn up and clash with police, leading to a reported 120 arrests. Duration: 00:54 Oct 16, 2013
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Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge trial enters a crucial phase with closing statements in the case of former regime leaders accused of masterminding one of the worst horrors of the 20th century. Duration: 02:30 Oct 16, 2013
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Russian court gives Navalny suspended term on appeal

Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny on Wednesday avoided being sent to jail after a Russian court changed a five-year penal colony sentence against him in an embezzlement case into a suspended term. Duration: 01:00 Oct 16, 2013
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Parekh must tell whole truth, PM must resign: BJP on Coalgate

New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Main opposition, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh following the allegations by former coal secretary that he should be named among conspirators in the coal scam. While addressing news conference in New Delhi, spokespersons of BJP, Prakash Javadekar said that Parakh should tell the complete truth. Oct 16, 2013
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Jairam Ramesh lauds new Land Acquisition Act

Chennai, Oct 16 (ANI): Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday lauded the new land acquisition act as it guarantees fair compensation to the farmers, apart from making rehabilitation easy for those who were rendered landless. The new Land Acquisition Bill, which would come into effect from January 1, 2013. Ramesh while addressing a news conference in Chennai said that the priority of the new act was fair compensation and transparency. Ramesh also said that it would benefit the farmers. Commenting on the Food Security Act, Ramesh said that it was oriented primarily for those states which suffer from acute poverty and malnutrition. Oct 16, 2013
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Will be happy if Narendra Modi becomes PM: Advani

Ahmedabad, Oct 16 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and senior BJP leader LK Advani on Wednesday inaugurated Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management (IITRAM) in Ahmedabad. While addressing a gathering there, Advani praised Modi and said that he always thinks about doing something new. He also said that he will be very happy if Modi becomes the Prime Minister of the country. Oct 16, 2013