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Turkish PM orders probe into coal mine accident

Hopes faded Wednesday of finding alive any of 18 Turkish coal miners trapped when their shaft was engulfed by water, as rescue workers made last-ditch efforts to find survivors. Duration: 00:49 Oct 30, 2014
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Kurds cheer reinforcements for Syria's Kobane

Crowds of flag-waving Kurds greet Iraqi peshmerga fighters travelling through Turkey to join opposition rebels reinforcing the Syrian town of Kobane against an attack by the Islamic State jihadist group. Duration: 00:44 Oct 30, 2014
Halloween 2014

What is Halloween? Evolution of Ancient Celtic Festival into Global Fair

Halloween, also called "Hallowe'en", "All Hallows' Eve," and "All Saints' Eve," is celebrated every year on 31 October, on the eve of All Hallows (or All Saints), by Western Christians and non-Christians around the world. the festival originated from the ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain to mark the end of harvest season in Gaelic culture. Oct 30, 2014
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Zambians react to the death of their president

Zambia's President Michael Sata -- nicknamed "King Cobra" for his sharp tongue and manner -- has died, according to officials, making his vice-president Africa's first white head of state in decades. Duration: 00:57 Oct 30, 2014
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Egypt starts work on Gaza buffer after bombing

Egypt began setting up a buffer zone along its border with the Gaza Strip to prevent militant infiltration and arms smuggling following a wave of deadly attacks. Duration: 00:33 Oct 30, 2014
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UN agency urges more access to Syria Palestinian camp

A UN official visiting Syria has called for greater access to a besieged Palestinian refugee camp outside Damascus, where residents say they have been without water for some 40 days. Duration: 00:51 Oct 30, 2014
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Mexican students: Iguala's Mayor to be arrested

Mexico's Attorney General, Jésus Murillo Karam, says the Mayor of Iguala, accused of being involved in the disappearance of 43 students over a month ago, will be arrested and held until the end of an investigation. Duration: 01:01 Oct 30, 2014
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Zimbabwean politician deplores "depressing picture" of Africa

Ex-Zimbabwe Minister of Finance Tendai Biti told AFP that Africa presents a "depressing picture" in terms of economy and political statistics, while his own country "remains an outpost of underdevelopment and political repression". Duration: 01:16 Oct 29, 2014
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Thai court dismisses case against British rights activist

A Thai court dismisses a defamation charge against a British activist in a case linked to a report he co-authored alleging severe labour abuses in Thailand's food industry, a key supplier to Western supermarkets. Duration: 00:45 Oct 29, 2014