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Colombia urges smaller rebel force to join FARC truce

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos urges the country's second-largest rebel force, the National Liberation Army, to join the FARC's one-sided ceasefire and parallel peace talks. Duration: 01:06 Jan 7, 2015
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Myanmar's new cardinal in plea for religious tolerance

Pope Francis on Sunday named 20 new cardinals, a majority of them from Africa, Asia and Latin America, increasingly key areas as the Roman Catholic Church's support shifts from its traditional European stronghold. Duration: 00:49 Jan 7, 2015
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Bangladesh opposition chief faces murder charge threat

Bangladesh authorities Tuesday threatened to bring murder charges against besieged opposition leader Khaleda Zia and arrested her deputy over accusations that they incited a nationwide wave of deadly violence. Duration: 00:57 Jan 7, 2015
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Australia fire victim vows to rebuild home

Australia fire victim David Miller vows to rebuild his destroyed home and get on with life as bushfires continue to rage around the southern city of Adelaide. Duration: 00:53 Jan 6, 2015
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Worker unions of Coal India Limited go on five-day strike

Dhanbad, Jan 06 (ANI): Five worker unions of state-owned Coal India Limited sat on a five-day strike, beginning from Tuesday, against the government's plan to allow private companies mine and sell coal. Workers shouted anti-government slogans. An official of Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India Limited, Shiv Ram Vasundhar, said the strike would ultimately affect the common man. The unions might go on strike again on January 13 as per Jibon Roy, General Secretary of All India Coal Workers Federation. Jan 6, 2015
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India lauds Bangladesh security forces for acting against militants

Agartala, Jan 06 (ANI): A top police official in Tripura lauded the efforts of Bangladesh security forces in cracking down on militants operating in the country's northeastern region. Most of the rebels battling Indian security forces in the northeast have set up bases in neighbouring Bangladesh. Director General of Police (DGP) of Tripura, K Nagraj, said the state succeeded in neutralising several militant outfits due to cooperation from Bangladesh. Nagraj said Bangladeshi security forces have destroyed several camps of the banned National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition. Nagraj also claimed that the crime rate in the state has come down significantly. Jan 6, 2015