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In Baltimore, French swimmer Agnel in Phelps' footsteps

A public pool in Baltimore is an unlikely venue for international swimming excellence. Formerly home to Michael Phelps, the Meadowbrook pool is now where top French swimmer Yannick Agnel is readying his bid for 2016 Olympic gold. Duration: 02:15 Oct 18, 2013
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Greenpeace activists denied bail by Russian court

British Greenpeace activist Alexandre Harris broke down in tears in a Russian court after she was denied bail following her arrest for climbing onto a Russian oil rig. Canadian activist Alexandre Paul was also denied bail. Duration: 00:49 Oct 18, 2013
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Syrians race to build a robot to save people from snipers

Across the border from Syria, in the safety of Turkey, two engineers from Aleppo are racing to build a robot that can withstand sniper fire and rescue the injured in dangerous places, hopefully saving their lives. Duration: 1:59 Oct 18, 2013
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Troops patrol scene of Kabul suicide attack

A Taliban suicide bomber detonated an explosive-laden car in Kabul on Friday outside a compound where many foreign workers are based, killing at least two local civilians, Afghan officials said. Duration: 0:37 Oct 18, 2013
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Jihadists return to Mali's streets

In Mali, the city of Gao is once again under attack by Islamists: in the latest spate of attacks, jihadists wounded two civilians when they blew up a bridge a week ago, a day after shelling the town and injuring a soldier. Duration: 2:43 Oct 18, 2013
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Georgia displays skull that could rewrite human evolution

Georgian scientists on October 18, 2013 presented a 1.8 million-year-old skull discovered in the Caucasus nation that researchers say could force a re-evaluation of current theories of human evolution. Duration: 0:38 Oct 18, 2013
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Moldovan centre helps human trafficking victims

For survivors of human trafficking, learning to live with the trauma, pain and memories "is a big challenge," says Lidia Gorceag, a psychologist at the Centre for assistance to victims of trafficking in Chisinau. Duration: 1:08 Oct 18, 2013
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Expert: Saudi Security Council snub not just about Syria

An analyst for the US Institute for Peace says Saudi Arabia's refusal of a UN Security Council seat is about more than just about the continuing conflict in Syria, with concerns about Iran also playing a key role. Duration: 0:58 Oct 18, 2013
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Norwegians shocked by Somalia terror connection

Al-Qaeda operative Ikrimah al-Muhajir is one of the world's most wanted terrorists. A Kenyan report says he is suspected of planning attacks in Africa including the Nairobi mall siege. News of his activities causes shock in Norway, where he spent several years. Duration: 00:54 Oct 18, 2013