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Iranian deputy FM: not sending troops to Iraq

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian gives a press conference in Moscow after talks on the situation in Iraq where jihadists seized vast territories. Duration: 00:31 Jul 2, 2014
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Ukrainians react after Kiev resumes attack on rebels

Kiev residents expressed their support Tuesday for the Ukrainian government_s ferocious assault against pro-Russian separatist insurgents after rejecting European attempts to save a tenuous 10-day truce. Duration: 00:34 Jul 2, 2014
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Football-crazed Iraqis watch World Cup despite danger

"Football brings us together," says Raad, who visits the cafe every day with his friends to watch the matches. This year's World Cup comes during an unprecedented decline in security within Iraq. Duration: 00:56 Jul 1, 2014
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South Africa workers strike over pay

Nearly a quarter of a million members of South Africa's largest union downed tools Tuesday in a dispute over pay, beginning an indefinite strike that threatens to bring the engineering sector to a halt. Duration: 00:49 Jul 1, 2014
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BJP demands dismissal of SP government in UP over 'unlawful' police action

Lucknow, July 1 (ANI): The BJP on Tuesday staged a protest in Lucknow against the "unlawful and unwarranted" police action on its youth workers and demanded dismissal of the Samajwadi Party (SP) led government in Uttar Pradesh. BJP's District head, Manohar Singh said the party will submit a memorandum to the Governor of the state, Aziz Qureshi, seeking dismissal of the SP government. Earlier on Monday Police had fired water cannons and baton charged the youth workers of BJP, protesting against Samajwadi Party (SP) government over deteriorating law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh. The irate youth workers of BJP came out in droves to protest outside the state assembly in Lucknow and shouted anti-government slogans. Jul 1, 2014
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BJP gets furious on reports of NSA spying on party, wants govt to take action

New Delhi, July 01 (ANI): BJP leaders on Tuesday furiously reacted on reports of NSA spying on party. Subramanian Swamy said that the Central government should take immediate action as the country's integrity is at stake. Meanwhile Rajiv Pratap Rudy stated that such an action is condemnable and the Ministry of External Affairs should take up the matter soon. Jul 1, 2014
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Syed Akbaruddin on Iraq Crisis

New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Tuesday said that the nurses from Kerala struck in Iraq's conflict zone remain safe and unharmed. However, he added that there has been bombing and firing in the vicinity. Akbaruddin also said that the Indian government is working in coordination with the Iraqi agencies to ensure safe evacuation of the Indian nationals struck in the violence hit country. Jul 1, 2014
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Japan promotes its traditions through and food and beauty products

Tokyo, July 01 (ANI): All Nippon Airways (ANA) offers the real taste of Japan during in-flight means and at their service lounges. The airlines run a project called "Tastes of Japan by ANA" and offers food such as Lemosco, a traditional dish made of lemon from Japan's Hiroshima Prefecture. Not only food, ANA promotes Hiroshima's culture through in-flight TV programmes. For example, there is "Kumano Fude", a popular cosmetic brush manufactured in Kumano town. These cosmetic brushes are popular overseas and used regularly by Hollywood celebrities and models. Manufacturing of make-up brush is a 200-year-old tradition. Over the time, they brushed up their technique and marketed overseas. "Dentoukougeishi" is the master of traditional crafts. This cosmetics magazine published about 400 years ago has many secrets of making cosmetics. Jul 1, 2014
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Japanese delegation visits Lucknow to review functioning of democracy at state level

Lucknow, July 01 (ANI): Delegates from Japan met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav, on Tuesday as they visited the state to take first hand view of how democracy functions at the state level. Japanese delegation reviewed the functioning of legislative assembly in Lucknow. Yadav held meeting with Japanese delegates with an aim to enhance business relations between both the nations. Jul 1, 2014
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Laurent Fabius meets PM Narendra Modi, invites him to France

New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in key areas such as defense, trade and investment with India expressing keenness on setting up industrial bases for it to boost ties. The visiting minister also extended his President Francois Hollande's invitation to Modi to visit France. Terming his meeting with Modi as "warm", Fabius said he had "positive" talks with the Prime Minister on issues of urban planning, tourism and low-cost defence manufacturing. Jul 1, 2014
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Reactions pour in as Goa PWD minister asks women not to wear short dresses to stop crime

New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Even as the furore over TMC leader Tapas Pal's rape comment continues, another politician has sparked a row making a controversial comment on women. Goa's PWD minister Sudin Dhavalikar has said that women going to pubs in short dresses is not India's culture. Women activists and political leaders from various political parties condemned the view of Sudin. Jul 1, 2014
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Former RAW Chief reacts to reports of NSA spying on BJP

New Delhi, July 01 (ANI): Former RAW Chief Vikram Sood on Tuesday reacted to reports of NSA spying on BJP. Sood said that this is a normal practice by any country’s intelligence agency and there was no need to raise a hue and cry about it. Jul 1, 2014