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North Korea test-fires new anti-ship cruise missile

North Korea's state media on Saturday (February 7) released still photographs of its leader Kim Jong Un watching test-firing of a new anti-ship cruise missile by Korean People's Army (KPA) naval units Feb 7, 2015
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Congress leaders JP Aggarwal, AS Lovely and Sandeep Dikshit cast their vote

New Delhi, Feb 07 (ANI): Congress leaders JP Aggarwal, Arvinder Singh Lovely and Sandeep Dikshit cast their vote on Saturday as polling for Delhi Assembly is underway. Aggarwal said that he is sure of Congress' victory in Delhi. Lovely said that people should come out to vote for Congress in order to bring a developmental government. Sandeep Dikshit also expressed his confidence over Congress' victory. Feb 7, 2015
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Another body found from Taiwan plane crash

Soldiers in Taiwan stand guard as the latest body to be recovered from the TransAisa crash is prepared for removal. The act is a small courtesy to the deceased which now stands at 37. Wednesday's Feb 7, 2015
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Delhi Assembly Polls: BJP leaders cast their vote

New Delhi, Feb 07 (ANI): As voting has begun for the Delhi Assembly Polls, BJP leaders on Saturday cast their votes at their respective polling booths. BJP leaders Varun Gandhi, Harsh Vardhan, Nupur Sharma, Shazia Ilmi and Jagdish Mukhi were seen casting their votes. Harsh Vardhan along with his mother cast their vote and said that election is not a fight between individuals but between parties. Jagdish Mukhi, who is contesting his last election this time, said that he is feeling as young as he was. Nupur Sharma said that she is not worried but confident about the results. Shazia Ilmi also said that people do not want a hung assembly this time so they will vote for BJP in full majority. Feb 7, 2015
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60 decomposing bodies found in Mexican crematorium

The discovery of 60 dead bodies in an abandoned crematorium near a resort town in Mexico is likely linked to neglect rather than drug-related violence, officials said. Authorities made the grisly Feb 7, 2015
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PM Modi inaugurates conference of head of mission

New Delhi, Feb 07 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Head of the Missions Conference in New Delhi. The three-day conference will focus on what diplomacy can do for the country. On previous occasions, the focus of the conference had been the impact of international issues on India and what the nation can do globally. While addressing the diplomats, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that this year, the theme of the conference is Diplomacy for Development. Feb 7, 2015
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Activist's car vandalised in Hyderabad after launching "Shame the Rapist Campaign"

Hyderabad, Feb 07 (ANI): An activist who started an online video campaign to shame rapists said Hyderabad on Friday that her car had been vandalised and she had received emails containing pornographic images. Sunitha Krishnan, co-founder of the anti-trafficking charity Prajwala, started the "Shame the Rapist Campaign" earlier this week by posting two videos on the Internet that showed men raping women. The police said they were investigating the attack on Krishnan’s car. Krishnan, who herself is a rape survivor, told a news channel that said she had edited the videos, blurred the identity of the victims, but fully exposed the identity of the rapists. Feb 7, 2015
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Residents in AZ react to IS claims of hostage death

(SOUNDBITE) English PRESCOTT, ARIZONA RESIDENT SAYING: "..not Prescott, but yes, it really is Prescott now." For residents in Prescott Arizona- the hometown of Kayla Mueller- news that one of their Feb 7, 2015

Heavy snow storm hits northern Spain

Northern Spain was hit on Friday (February 6) by a snow storm for the second day in a row, leaving two homeless people dead. Galicia, the Basque Country and the Cantabria region were the most Feb 7, 2015
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Delhi LG Najeeb Jung casts his vote

New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Saturday cast his vote for the Delhi Assembly Election. Voting for 70 Assembly seats is underway in the national capital. Over 1.33 crore voters will seal the fate of 673 candidates in the fray for the Delhi Assembly elections. Feb 7, 2015
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Kejriwal and AAP members cast their vote; appeal Delhi voters to vote for change

New Delhi, Feb 07 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday reached the polling booth of BK Dutt colony to cast his vote. While appealing the people of Delhi to cast their vote, he said he is confident that the truth will win. AAP leaders Manish Sisodia, Raghav Chadha, Ashish Khetan, Sanjay Singh, Somnath Bharti also reached their polling booths to exercise their right to vote. AAP leaders appealed the Delhi voters to come and vote and said they are confident that AAP will form its government without any support in Delhi. Feb 7, 2015
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Delhi Polls: President Pranab Mukherjee visits polling booth at the President s Estate

New Delhi, Feb 07 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday visited a model polling booth in a school inside the President's Estate as voting for 70 Assembly seats was about to began in the National capital. Reportedly, the booth set up at Rajendra Prasad Sarvodaya Vidyalaya has some additional facilities. Over 1.33 crore voters will seal the fate of 673 candidates in the fray for the Delhi Assembly elections. The results of the assembly elections will be declared on February 10. Feb 7, 2015
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Delhi Elections: Polling underway for 70 assembly seats

New Delhi, Feb 07 (ANI): Voting for 70 Assembly seats began on Saturday morning in the national capital. Over 1.33 crore voters will seal the fate of 673 candidates in the fray for the Delhi Assembly elections. Polling is taking place at 12,177 polling stations, of which 714 have been identified as "critical" and 191 have been identified as "highly critical". The number of women candidates has lowered to 63 in this election as against 71 in 2013 elections. 16,000 control and units 20,000 ballot units are being used for polling. As for security inside polling booths, 1,200 micro observers are keeping an eye over the entire procedure. Seventy 'strong rooms' have been set up in 14 locations in the national capital to store the electronic voting machines after the polling is over. Feb 7, 2015
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Delhi Polls 2015: Kiran Bedi casts her vote

New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): BJP's CM candidate Kiran Bedi on Saturday cast her vote at a polling booth in Neeti Bagh area of South Delhi. She came out flashing a victory sign. Earlier, in the day Bedi urged people of Delhi to come out in large numbers to vote for a clean, literate and safe Delhi. Voting began across Delhi for the 70 members Assembly Election 2015 on Friday. Over 1.33 crore voters will seal the fate of 673 candidates in the fray for the Delhi Assembly elections. Feb 7, 2015