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Hong Kong democracy activists protest outside British consulate

A small group of protesters gather outside Hong Kong's British consulate to accuse the former colonial power of failing to stop China from wielding undue influence over elections and threatening freedoms guaranteed in a joint treaty. Duration: 00:34 Nov 21, 2014
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Ukraine's Poroshenko heckled by relatives of the Maidan dead

US Vice President Joe Biden will meet Ukraine's leaders Friday as the ex-Soviet country marks a year since the start of protests that toppled a pro-Russia regime and sparked the conflict ravaging the nation's east. Duration: 00:35 Nov 21, 2014
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Toyota's hydrogen fuel-cell green car soon available in the US

Toyota presented its hydrogen fuel-cell compact car called "Mirai" to US consumers at the Los Angeles auto show. The car should go on sale in 2015 for around $60.000. It combines stored hydrogen with oxygen to generate its own power. Duration: 01:18 Nov 21, 2014
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TMC leader Srinjoy Bose arrested in Saradha scam

New Delhi, Nov 21 (ANI): Trinamool Congress MP Srinjoy Bose has been arrested in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam. Bose is the second MP and third Trinamool Congress leader to be arrested in the multi-crore chit fund scam in which lakhs of people in West Bengal lost their savings. Earlier in the day before reaching the CBI office, Bose had dismissed reports of his involvement in the scam. Nov 21, 2014
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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar meets prime minister of Iraq

Erbil, Nov 21 (ANI): Indian spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar met Prime Minister of semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, and discussed plans to psychologically rehabilitate war-ravaged people. Prasad plans to teach yoga and meditation to a group of war-weary Iraqis, whom he hopes will extend their new-found inner peace to their nation. The Islamic State (IS) has caused international alarm by capturing large expanses of Iraq and Syria, declaring an Islamic "caliphate" that extends across the border between the two. His teachings are based on ancient principles of yoga, but he has added elements of his own and aligned it with meditation techniques. Nov 21, 2014
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Gaurav Bhatia on SP chief Mulayam's grand birthday celebrations

New Delhi/Rampur, Nov 21 (ANI): While Samajwadi party Chief Mulayam Singh's grand birthday celebrations continue in Rampur, the opposition parties have raised question on the expenditure incurred. Reacting over this SP leader Gaurav Bhatia said that the opposition parties are free to say anything, they are frustrated with the success of SP chief. He said that the common people and party members are celebrating his birthday. On funding for the grand celebration, he said that the Samajwadi Party is capable enough to celebrate his birthday. Nov 21, 2014
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Dalai Lama calls for social equality to uphold world peace

New Delhi, Nov 21 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness, The Dalai Lama called for social equality to uphold world peace while speaking at World Hindu Congress meet in New Delhi on Friday, which aims at uniting the society across the globe. The Dalai Lama said that war and violence are created by man, which needs to be stopped. Hailing the teachings and the values of the Hinduism, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat said that Hinduism preaches to rise in all walks of life, which will help to bring equality in the society. The conference is being attended by about 1,500 delegates from 40 countries of the world. The conference is scheduled to have 45 sessions, which attract educationist and scientist from across the globe. Nov 21, 2014
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Obama vows 'more fair and just' immigration laws

Pledging to fix America's "broken" immigration system, President Barack Obama offered five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation Thursday, allowing families to emerge from the shadows and seek work permits. Duration: 01:18 Nov 21, 2014
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Miami migrants react to Obama's immigration plan

Activists and immigrants in Miami say they are“happy” but at the same time “disappointed” because not all undocumented migrants will benefit from President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration. Duration: 00:47 Nov 21, 2014
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Ebola: Life without school in Guinea

Following the closure of schools and universities in Guinea because of the Ebola virus, students look for temporary work or gather in makeshift classrooms to catch up on their syllabus. Duration: 02:14 Nov 21, 2014
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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar calls for peace in Iraq

Erbil, Nov 21 (ANI): Addressing a peace conference in Erbil city, Indian spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar called for peace in Iraq and said communication needs to be established with those who are misguided in the name of religion. Ravi Shankar on Wednesday stepped up relief work for Yazidi refugees trapped in Erbil town of northern Iraq, following an insurgency by Islamic State militants. The International Association for Human Values (IAHV), a sister concern of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's 'Art of Living,' has teamed up with local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Iraq for relief operations. Ravi Shankar said those misguided by religion need to be educated. Ravi Shankar said India, too, had been under attack by aggressors but its faith in non-violence has remained intact. 'International Association for Human Values' and 'Art of Living' have been conducting trauma relief and women empowerment programmes in Iraq for the past 10 years. Nov 21, 2014
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16 Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh

Bastar, Nov 21 (ANI): Sixteen Maoists belonging to Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-M) surrendered in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. The 16 Maoists, including a woman, had a bounty of Rupees One Lakh on their heads. Inspector General (IG), Bastar, SRP Kalluri said that in the last five months there has been an increase in surrenders by the Maoists. During the ceremony, the Maoists were given monetary encouragement of Rupees 5,000. Kalluri also said that due to the increasing number of surrenders, the casualties had also come down. All the Maoists who surrendered alleged that they were subjected to exploitation and they lived under a constant threat. All of them agreed in unison that Maoism should be uprooted in Bastar. Nov 21, 2014