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Quebec presents controversial bid to ban religious garb

Officials in Quebec present their controversial bid to ban religious apparel -- including headscarves, turbans and yarmulkes -- on public sector workers, part of an overhaul to the Canadian province's "Charter of Values." Duration: 01:22 Sep 11, 2013
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Syrians in Damascus celebrate Assad's 48th birthday

Syrians celebrated President Bashar al-Assad's 48th birthday on Wednesday while the threat of US-led strikes against his regime in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack recedes. Duration: 00:40 Sep 11, 2013
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Barroso defends EU crisis response in address

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso defended Wednesday the measures taken to tame the debt crisis, putting eurosceptics on notice ahead of EU elections next year. Duration: 00:48 Sep 11, 2013
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Ex-leader's backers hold villages in restive C.Africa

Armed supporters of the ousted president of Central African Republic control villages in the northwest of the country, where fighting has killed at least 60 people, acording to military officials. In Bangui, the capital, residents are concerned about the new surge of violence. Duration: 01:14 Sep 11, 2013
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Taiwan holds nuclear plant safety drill

More then 5,000 nuclear plant employees, military soldiers and local residents take part in a two-day annual nuclear plant safety drill in Pingtung, a county in southern Taiwan. Duration: 00:45 Sep 11, 2013
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Cape Town gang wars put children in firing line

In the South African township of Manenberg drug related gang violence has long been a problem, but in recently the turf war has seen 16 schools temporarily shut down, keeping thousands of children at home for two days. Duration: 02:20 Sep 11, 2013
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Guatemalans hold funeral for 44 bus victims

Relatives mourn the 44 victims of a bus accident in Guatemala. The bus carrying scores of passengers plunged off a steep cliff in western Guatemala, injuring many others. Duration: 00:35 Sep 11, 2013
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Turkish man's death sparks angry protests

Turkish police fired tear gas and plastic bullets at thousands of people who gathered in Istanbul Tuesday to protest the death of a 22-year-old demonstrator in southern Turkey. Duration: 00:39 Sep 11, 2013