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Nigeria's Jonathan kicks-off re-election bid

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday kicked off his campaign for re-election, launching a personal attack on his ageing opponent at a mass rally in a key opposition stronghold. Duration: 01:05 Jan 9, 2015
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Top Muslim body condemns deadly Paris attack

Al-Azhar University, Sunni Islam's most prestigious centre of learning, condemned the deadly attack on a Paris satirical newspaper, saying that "these acts have nothing to do with Islam." Duration: 00:49 Jan 8, 2015
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France observes minute of silence for attack victims

French President Francois Hollande led France in a minute of silence, broken only by church bells, in honour of the 12 people killed by jihadists at a magazine known for publishing cartoons deemed offensive to Islam. Duration: 01:04 Jan 8, 2015
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Gaza's ruined homes offer little shelter from storm

Living by candlelight with no electricity and reliant on sandbags to stop their ruined homes flooding, Gazans who survived last year's war are now struggling with a brutal winter storm. Duration: 01:07 Jan 8, 2015
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Church offers refuge to Liberia's Ebola orphans

More than 6,000 children in Liberia have lost one or both parents to Ebola since the start of the outbreak in the country. One Church in rural Liberia is taking care of at least 41 Ebola orphans. Duration: 01:03 Jan 8, 2015
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Obama condemns 'terrible' attack on French newspaper

US President Barack Obama condemns the 'terrible' assault on a French satirical newspaper that left 12 dead Wednesday, and expresses his 'deepest sympathies' to the people of Paris for what he calls a 'terrorist attack'. Duration: 01:14 Jan 8, 2015
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Explosion at kebab shop near mosque in France

A "criminal" explosion occurred early Thursday at a kebab shop near a mosque in the eastern French town of Villefranche-sur-Saone, officials said, but left no casualties. Duration: 01:19 Jan 8, 2015
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Agriculture fair begins in Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore, Jan 08 (ANI): A three-day-long agriculture fair showcasing latest farming techniques has begun in state agricultural university of Tamil Nadu. There are more than 300 stalls at the fair, displaying new crop varieties and latest innovations by agricultural research centers from across the four southern India states. The main attraction of the fair is a variety of guava fruit called the Thailand guava -- which weighs up to 60 grams and has less seeds -- developed by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. The exhibition is aimed at introducing farmers to technologies like high density planting, precision farming, green house cultivation, farm mechanism, use of solar energy and integrated farm management for increased crop productivity. Jan 8, 2015