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Polling stations ready for Ukraine rebel vote

While insurgent leaders hope the first elections in their self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk "republics" will show they have popular support, fears for Ukraine and the West grow. Duration: 00:49 Nov 1, 2014
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Fire ravages iconic French radio building

A fire broke out on Friday on the seventh floor of the "Maison de la radio" ("Radio house"), a vast circular building in Paris housing several media operations. Firefighters said the blaze started on the seventh floor. Duration: 01:09 Oct 31, 2014
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European first as London skatepark wins heritage listing

A skatepark in east London became the first in Europe to be listed as a heritage site on Wednesday, after the government decided its concrete bowls and ramps were of national importance and worth protecting. Duration: 00:52 Oct 31, 2014
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Zimbabwe opposition urges bravery to confront Mugabe

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Friday urged his supporters to be brave to confront long-ruling President Robert Mugabe to end the economic woes facing the southern African nation. Duration: 01:05 Oct 31, 2014
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Sweden officially recognises Palestinian state

Sweden officially recognises the state of Palestine, becoming the first EU member in western Europe to do so, prompting Israel to recall its ambassador to Stockholm. Duration: 00:51 Oct 31, 2014
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Ex-Soviet official recalls tearing down of Berlin Wall

Twenty-five years after the Berlin Wall came down, some former top Soviet officials have mixed feelings about the event. Vadim Medvedev, a former member of the Soviet Politburo, says he was 'disappointed' to see the wall torn down. Duration: 01:13 Oct 31, 2014
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Cosmopolitan new Afghan first lady backs French veil ban

Afghanistan's cosmopolitan new first lady backs France's controversial ban on the niqab, comparing the full veil to "blinders" as she prepares to campaign for more respect for women in her conservative adopted homeland. Duration: 01:00 Oct 31, 2014