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Bangladesh MP sentenced to death for genocide

A Bangladesh court on Tuesday sentenced top opposition lawmaker Salauddin Quader Chowdhury to death for genocide, the first lawmaker to be convicted of war crimes during the 1971 war of independence. Duration: 00:26 Oct 1, 2013
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Japan PM to hike sales tax to boost ailing economy

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday announced a rise in consumption tax from 5.0 percent to 8.0 percent in April, in what is being seen as a key step on the road to reforming the economy. Duration: 00:54 Oct 1, 2013
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Greece to charge first group of neo-Nazi lawmakers

A first batch of lawmakers from the Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn appeared before magistrates on Tuesday to face criminal charges as part of a crackdown on the group following the murder of an anti-fascist musician. Duration: 00:34 Oct 1, 2013
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Ex-foreign minister enters Afghan presidency race

Afghan politician, Abdullah Abdullah (C) takes part in a registration process for the forthcoming presidential election at Independent Election Commission (IEC) in Kabul on October 1, 2013. Duration: 00:29 Oct 1, 2013
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Shopkeepers fear Japan sales tax increase

Japanese shopkeepers fear a pending sales tax rise from 5% to 8% will hurt their busniesses but an analyst tells AFPTV the hike is essential to finance the country's health care system. Oct 1, 2013
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US govt shutdown leaves DC monuments closed

Reactions from tourists hoping to visit some of the capital's famous museums on Washington's mall were mixed on Tuesday as they found most of the museums were closed following the government shutdown, the first in 17 years Oct 1, 2013
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Italians at a loss as government hit by new crisis

Once loyal supporters of Italy's Silvio Berlusconi spoke out against him as Prime Minister Enrico Letta worked on Tuesday to shore up support on the eve of a crucial confidence vote in parliament. Italians are at a loss as to what to think. Oct 1, 2013
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Netanyahu: Israel ready to tackle Iran 'alone'

Israel is ready to act "alone" to stop Iran getting a nuclear bomb, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday, warning a UN summit against believing Iran's new leader. Oct 1, 2013
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Clashes break out at Rio teacher protests

Clashes broke out on Monday night between security forces and hundreds of teachers who had been protesting in Rio de Janeiro to demand better working conditions and higher pay, with the support of Black Bloc anarchists. Duration: 00:44 Oct 1, 2013