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Jihadists renew attacks on northern Malian town of Gao

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: 0:58 Oct 17, 2013
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University study reveals chimpanzees catch yawns

New research from Lund University, Sweden, has shown for the first time that chimpanzees catch yawns from humans, and that the susceptibility to contagious yawning develops gradually with age – just like it does in humans. Duration: 00:55 Oct 17, 2013
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Near 100 African migrants rescued in Strait of Sicily

The Italian coast guard released video footage of the arrival in Sicily on Wednesday of a Liberian-flagged cargo ship that rescued 93 African migrants -- the latest in over 32,000 who have arrived on Italy and Malta so far this year. Duration: 00:30 Oct 17, 2013
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US national museums reopen

The US Natural History Museum, along with the rest of the Smithsonian Museums, reopened on Thursday morning after a deal was reached in Congress to re-open the federal government. Duration: 01:00 Oct 17, 2013
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Rescuers struggle to find Laos plane crash victims

Rescuers battle hazardous conditions in the search for bodies from a Lao Airlines plane which plunged into the Mekong River with 49 people on board, more than half of them foreigners. Duration: 00:42 Oct 17, 2013
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Iranians react to Geneva nuclear talks

Washington and Tehran are upbeat after Iran agreed to hold fresh nuclear talks with world powers next month and made a "breakthrough" proposal to allow spot checks on its nuclear sites. Duration: 01:32 Oct 17, 2013
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Search for bodies after deadly Laos plane crash

Rescuers battle hazardous conditions in the search for bodies from a Lao Airlines plane which plunged into the Mekong River with 49 people on board, more than half of them foreigners. Duration: 00:36 Oct 17, 2013