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Boeing, SpaceX to send astronauts to space station

NASA selected Boeing and SpaceX on Tuesday to build America's next spacecraft to carry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) by 2017, opening the way to a new chapter in human spaceflight. Duration: 01:13 Sep 17, 2014
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China tries Uighur professor for separatism

Chinese authorities put a prominent scholar from the mostly-Muslim Uighur minority on trial for separatism as critics warn the prosecution will worsen tensions in violence-wracked Xinjiang. Duration: 00:35 Sep 17, 2014
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Brown appeals to Scots' patriotism for vote against split

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown appealed to wartime patriotism at a rally in Glasgow on Wednesday, calling on Scots to reject independence in a momentous referendum less than a day away. Duration: 01:22 Sep 17, 2014
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Kiev denounces Russian addtional deployments in Crimea

Ukraine's defense spokesman said Wednesday that Russia's deployment of troops in the Crimea area "destabilised the situation in the whole Black Sea region" and urged Moscow "to halt these provocative actions." Duration: 00:37 Sep 17, 2014
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Former ISRO Chairman confident of success of Mars mission

Bangalore, Sep 17 (ANI): Noted scientist and former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Udupi Ramachandra Rao, expressed confidence in the success of the nation's Mars mission,'Mangalyaan', expected to enter the orbit around Mars on September 24. Rao was speaking to media persons at an exhibition, 'MARS MISSION MELA', organised by the state planetarium in Bangalore for school children. The exhibition was inaugurated by Minister for Planning and Statistics, IT, BT, Science and Technology, S R Patil. The exhibition, which was organised by the state planetarium, aims at educating school children and people about the Mars mission, its journey and achievements. The exhibition will continue till 12th of October. On the 24th, special arrangements will be made so that people could also be a part of this historic occasion. Sep 17, 2014
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Fiji stages first election since 2006 coup

Fijians vote in the South Pacific nation's first election since a 2006 coup, with the military on standby in case violence flares. Police report no problems in early polling. Duration: 00:38 Sep 17, 2014
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China's Xi makes maiden India visit, seeking to reset ties

India's new prime minister rolls out the red carpet for Xi Jinping in his home town, as the Chinese president begins a maiden visit with both sides seeking to reset the relationship between Asia's rival superpowers. Duration: 00:43 Sep 17, 2014