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Romanian PM tipped to clinch presidential run-off

Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta looks set to clinch the presidency on Sunday in a run-off election. Despite persistent corruption in the ex-communist state, younger people are mobilising to vote. Duration: 02:06 Nov 15, 2014
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Tiger or tabby? France scales down cat hunt

French officials on Friday scaled down a frantic hunt for a mysterious big cat prowling on the outskirts of Paris after scotching earlier fears it was a tiger. Duration: 01:02 Nov 15, 2014
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Scottish nationalists to maintain independence fight

Scotland's ruling Scottish National Party (SNP) crowns a new leader to build on a surge of support following a defeat in September's independence referendum that still looks set to result in greater autonomy. Duration: 00:30 Nov 15, 2014
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Putin faces icy G20 reception as world leaders fly in

Vladimir Putin faces an icy reception at this weekend's G20 summit in Brisbane with Australia's Tony Abbott accusing the Russian president of trying to relive the "lost glories of tsarism" as world leaders fly in. Duration: 00:57 Nov 15, 2014
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Shiite community leader sees bigotry spreading to new shores

Yousif al-Khoei, a prominent Shiite Muslim community leader in Britain, says anti-Shiite propaganda online and on television is spreading bigotry to countries with little experience of the sectarian hatred affecting the Middle East. Duration: 01:14 Nov 14, 2014
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Burkina Faso army, civil groups agree transition pact

Burkina Faso's army has reached an agreement with opposition parties, civil groups and religious leaders for a transition to civilian rule, almost two weeks after the ouster of president Blaise Compaore. Duration: 00:56 Nov 14, 2014
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Suu Kyi meets Obama in Yangon

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says the country's transition to democracy is going through a 'bumpy patch' as she meets US President Barack Obama in Yangon. Duration: 01:26 Nov 14, 2014
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European Union Prez assures support to PM's proposal for International Yoga Day: Syed Akbaruddin

Brisbane, Nov 14 (ANI): MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Friday said that the European Union President Herman Von Rompuy assured support to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal for International Yoga Day. He added that there were discussions on bilateral ties between India and Japan. Speaking on the cartographic error in Indian map at the University event, Akbaruddin said that they had no knowledge of errors that they had committed and offered unconditional regret and apology. Nov 14, 2014
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Nobel Peace laureate Satyarthi celebrates Children's Day with slum kids

New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): Nobel peace prize winner and child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi celebrated Children's Day with slum children in New Delhi on Friday. Satyarthi spent time with slum children and held long interaction with them. He shared his experiences of rescuing children with them. The 60 year old children's rights campaigner is recognised for his battle against child trafficking with Bachpan Bachao Andolan or Save the Childhood Movement a group he founded in 1980 after quitting his job as an electrical engineer. Children's Day known as "Bal Diwas" in Hindi is celebrated in India on November 14 every year on the occasion of India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's birthday. Nov 14, 2014
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PM Modi meets president of European Council

Brisbane, Nov 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met President of European Council, Herman Achille Van Rompuy, in Australia ahead of the G20 Leaders summit. The G20 summit, in Brisbane, is set to begin on Saturday which is focused on boosting world growth, fireproofing the global banking system and closing tax loopholes for giant multinationals. Modi and Rompuy shook hands and sat for interaction. The European Council consists of heads of state or government of the European Union (EU) member states, along with the council's own president and the president of the Commission. Nov 14, 2014
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Japanese PM Abe hosts dinner for PM Modi

Brisbane, Nov 14 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday hosted dinner for Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in Brisbane ahead of the G20 summit, which is starting on November 15. The two prime ministers had met earlier on November 12 during the ASEAN summit in Myanmar. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi met British Prime Minister David Cameron on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders' Summit. The G20 summit in Brisbane is focused on boosting world growth, fireproofing the global banking system and closing tax loopholes for giant multinationals. Nov 14, 2014