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At least 57 militants surrender in Imphal

Imphal, Dec 16 (ANI): At least 57 rebels belonging to different outfits surrendered along with their weapons before Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh. Huge cache of arms and ammunitions surrendered by the militants were displayed to the media persons in capital city of Imphal. Principal Secretary, Suresh Babu, said that rebels have taken the right decision to change their lives and tread on to the path of peace. Dec 16, 2014
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Christmas cake show delights visitors in Coimbatore

Coimbatore, Dec 16 (ANI): People of Coimbatore city in Tamil Nadu were delighted to see different varieties of cakes during a 15-day Christmas cake show. The show, which began on Sunday, attracted people, especially children, to buy cakes in shapes of Barbie Dolls, Santa Claus, Baby Jesus, cartoon characters, animals in the jungle, etc. He added that it took them 15 days to design the cakes and the show will continue till New Year. A visitor Balaji, who came with his child to buy a cake, said he felt excited to see unique cakes. Christmas is celebrated all over the world on December 25 and as part of the festival celebrations people buy cakes and share it with friends and family. Dec 16, 2014
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War in South Sudan enters second year: Red Cross

War in South Sudan is worsening with "extreme violence" and growing hunger, rights groups warned Monday, one year since the start of conflict in which tens of thousands have died. Dec 16, 2014
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Three dead, four wounded in Sydney cafe siege

Australian police say three people were killed and four wounded as heavily armed officers dramatically stormed a central Sydney cafe to end a day-long siege sparked when an Iranian-born Islamist took more than a dozen people hostage. Dec 16, 2014
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Erdogan answers to EU criticism over Turkey arrests

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Monday launched a stinging attack on the European Union over its criticism of police raids on opposition media, bluntly telling Brussels to "mind its own business." Dec 16, 2014
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Homophobic attacks on the rise in Russia: HRW

Human Rights Watch sounds the alarm over an increase in homophobic attacks in Russia, slamming Vladimir Putin's government for "inaction" and urging a crackdown on hate crimes. Dec 15, 2014
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Ukrainian nationalists gear up for battle near Donetsk

Members of the Organisation of Ukraine Nationalists are seen on the frontline near the town of Donetsk, as the eight-month-old conflict between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine wears on. Dec 15, 2014
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Prisoners of war put to work in east Ukraine

On the snowy roof of a music school in eastern Ukraine, workers are busy fixing damage from artillery shelling. When their shift ends, they line up in single file to return to their cells. Dec 15, 2014