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Kenyan troops battle to save mall hostages

Heavy gunfire and loud explosions erupted at Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall Monday as Kenyan troops fought Al Qaeda-linked gunmen who were holding hostages after massacring dozens of people. People are running away and journalists are hiding to protect themselves. Duration: 01:15 Sep 23, 2013
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Typhoon Usagi brings flight chaos to Hong Kong

Transport systems are reduced to chaos and tens of thousands of airline passengers stranded in Hong Kong after Typhoon Usagi hit southern China, killing 25 people. Duration: 01:18 Sep 23, 2013
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Obama appeals for reform of gun ownership laws

President Barack Obama uses a memorial service for the victims of America's latest mass shooting to make another impassioned appeal to reform gun ownership laws. Duration: 01:17 Sep 23, 2013
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Deadly Nairobi mall stand-off enters third day

The Kenyan army says it has secured most of a shopping mall in a stand-off with Somali militants. The International Criminal Court on Monday excused Kenyan Vice President William Ruto from his crimes against humanity trial for a week so he can deal with the crisis. Duration: 01:32 Sep 23, 2013
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Romanians protest against Canadian mine project

Thousands of Romanians took to the streets on Sunday in a fourth week of protests against a Canadian company's plan to open Europe's largest gold mine in a picturesque Transylvanian village. Duration: 00:42 Sep 23, 2013
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Jaganmohan Reddy gets bail in disproportionate assets case

Hyderabad, Sep 23 (ANI): After remaining in prison for more than a year, YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy was on Monday granted bail in the disproportionate assets case. Reddy was granted bail on surety of Rs 2 lakh. The MP from Kadapa was arrested on May 27, 2012. The Supreme Court had earlier said that only after the chargesheet is completed, the bail to Jagan would be considered. Meanwhile, celebrations broke outside the court as soon as Jagan's supporters heard the news. Sep 23, 2013
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Could your tattoo give you cancer?

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): Researchers have warned that the toxic chemicals in tattoo ink could penetrate your body and increase your chances of getting cancer. A new study reportedly has discovered that ink nanoparticles could enter the bloodstream and build up in major organs of the body, which can potentially impair their functionality. The recent research supports a previous study that showed that some tattoo dye contains carcinogens, including cobalt and mercury. Experts insisted that rules and regulations should be formed for the tattoo industry, similar to those governing the smoking and sunbathing industries. Sep 23, 2013
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BJP slams PM for communal violence in Muzaffarnagar

New Delhi, Sept 24 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) lashed at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the home ministry over the failure to take adequate steps to combat violence in Muzaffarnagar, which claimed at least 38 lives. Meanwhile, Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi, slammed the BJP for politicising the recent incidents of violence that rocked Muzaffarnagar. Sep 23, 2013
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BJP lashed out at Chidambaram's attack on Modi over growth rates

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad lashed out at Finance Minister P Chidambaram's attack on Narendra Modi wherein Chidambaram charged Modi with staging a "fake encounter with facts" regarding his claims of economic growth during BJP-led NDA being 8.4 per cent. Prasad mocked Chidambaram saying that he is being "economical with truth" and that his statement is a "copy-book case of fake encounter with facts". He also charged the UPA government for deteriorating economic condition in the nation. Sep 23, 2013
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Pakistan church bombing draws the wrath of Christians in India

New Delhi/Bangalore, Sept 24 (ANI): Christians in India condemned the blasts outside a church in Pakistan which killed at least 78 people in one of the deadliest attack on Christians in the predominantly Muslim country. A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up outside a 130-year-old Anglican church in Pakistan after Sunday (September 22) Mass. Explosions struck the historic white-stone All Saints Church in the city of Peshawar, near the frontier tribal areas where Islamist militants have their strongholds, as hundreds of parishioners, many of them women and children, streamed out of the building. Sep 23, 2013
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Digvijay Singh accuses MP Govt of massive corruption

Vidisha, Sept 24 (ANI): Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday charged the Shivraj Singh Chauhan-led Madhya Pradesh Government of indulging in corruption to the tune of over Rs. 100 crores, and said the time has now come for a change. Sep 23, 2013
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Haryana MP Rao Inderjit Singh quits Congress

Rewari, Sept 24 (ANI): Congress MP from Gurgaon, Rao Inderjit Singh, resigned from the party on Monday. Singh, who was recently in news for training his guns on the party's central leadership and on the Bhupinder Singh Hooda -led Haryana Government seeking fair probe into charges against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in controversial land deals, told a gathering here that he will not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls on a Congress ticket. A four-time legislator in Haryana since 1977, Inderjit was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1998, and re-elected in 2004 and 2009. Sep 23, 2013
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Congress welcomes CBI's move to question Gujarat ministers on Ishrat Jahan case

Ahmedabad, Sept 23 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation has summoned two ministers in Narendra Modi's Gujarat government in connection with the Ishrat Jehan encounter case. Talking to mediapersons in Ahmedabad, Arjun Modhwadia, President of Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) said that it is a right step and the two ministers should surrender before police. Sep 23, 2013
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Sonia Gandhi lays foundation stone of refinery complex in Rajasthan

Pachpadra, Sep 23 (ANI): UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi laid the foundation stone of a refinery and petrochemical complex, worth rupees 370 billion at Pachpadra in Barmer region of Rajasthan on Sunday. On the occasion she was accompanied by state chief minister Ashok Gehlot and India's Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Marpadi Veerappa Moily. In her address, Gandhi called it a 'revolutionary project' and said that the project would bring accelerated growth in the region and millions of people would be benefited from it. Under a joint venture, the central government owned Hindustan Petroleum Chemicals Limited has collaborated with the state government to set up this project, which would be a landmark in the path of economic development in Rajasthan. Sep 23, 2013