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France launches gastronomic fightback

Top French chefs Alain Ducasse and Guy Savoy launch gastronomic fightback amid fears that standards have slipped -- announcing a day (19 March) when French cuisine will be celebrated in restaurants around the world. Duration: 01:02 Jan 22, 2015
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Cuba, US see good first day of historic talks

US and Cuban officials launched historic talks to shed their Cold War-era hostility Wednesday, complimenting each other on the first day's progress despite persistent differences over migration policy. Duration: 00:56 Jan 22, 2015
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Russia's Lavrov: US 'wants to dominate the world'

Russia on Wednesday responded disparagingly to President Barack Obama's annual State of the Union address, claiming it showed that the United States wanted to dominate world affairs. Duration: 00:54 Jan 22, 2015
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French parliament euthanasia debate draws protest

As French parliament opens a debate on a bill that would allow doctors to place terminally-ill patients into a deep sleep until they die, opponents of the measure gather outside parliament for a protest. Duration: 01:01 Jan 22, 2015

France to put 3,000 people under surveillance, PM says

Some 3,000 people will be monitored as part of France's fight against terrorism, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Wednesday, unveiling security measures in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks. Duration: 01:01 Jan 22, 2015
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Jerusalem mayor pays tribute to Paris attack victims

Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat visits the sites of this month's Paris attacks, laying wreaths outside Charlie Hebdo's offices and a Jewish supermarket that was the scene of a hostage-taking. Duration: 00:57 Jan 22, 2015
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Syriza members speak out as Greeks headed for elections

Greece's snap general election set for January 25 made once-marginal Syriza party storm to the forefront of the political scene. Spurred by anger and poverty, speculation now swirls over what Syriza will do once in power. Duration: 01:22 Jan 22, 2015
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Police pair with tech companies to improve body-cam usage

US police forces are stepping up trials of body-cameras, in the wake of anger over the deaths of several young black men in confrontations with officers, but the new technology is posing significant challenges. Duration: 02:16 Jan 22, 2015
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IED blast in Imphal, no casualties reported

Imphal, Jan 21 (ANI): A low intensity Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion occurred in Manipur on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported in the blast that took place inside a crematory complex in capital city, Imphal. An eye witness, Ibechaobi said that she was heading back home when they saw smoke rising. Police reached the spot and began investigation. According to reports, the extremist organizations have further appealed to the people of Manipur to safely remain indoors supporting a total shutdown of activities from 9 PM of January 25 to 6 PM of January 26. Jan 21, 2015
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Police officials review security measures ahead of US President Obama's visit to Taj Mahal

Agra, Jan 21 (ANI): A meeting of top police officials was held in Agra city of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday to discuss the security measures to be put in place ahead of the visit of US President Barack Obama. The city of historic Taj Mahal, Agra, is set to become a fortress ahead of Obama's visit on January 27. The Taj Mahal will be closed to visitors on that day. Multi-tier security arrangements are in place for US President's visit. Inspector General (IG), Agra, Sunil Gupta said that an in-depth meeting review of the security arrangements was conducted. Apart from the state police force, Agra has also asked for 10 companies of paramilitary forces from the central government. Jan 21, 2015