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The year Putin tore up the rule book

For years he played the part of the frosty pragmatist, doggedly set on restoring pride and power to a once-great superpower. Then, on February 27, 2014, President Vladimir Putin went rogue. Duration: 02:32 Dec 12, 2014
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WWI 'Christmas Truce' football match memorial unveiled

A hundred years after the famous World War I "Christmas Truce," UEFA chief Michel Platini unveiled a memorial Thursday to the football match British and German soldiers played in no man's land as the guns fell silent. Duration: 00:52 Dec 12, 2014
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Joy in Monaco over arrival of royal twins

Residents of the tiny principality of Monaco on Thursday flocked to the royal palace to congratulate Prince Albert II and his wife Charlene on the birth of crown prince Jacques and his twin sister Gabriella. Duration: 01:01 Dec 11, 2014
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Hong Kong police haul away protesters from rally site

Hong Kong police dismantle the city's main pro-democracy site, clearing away tents and barricades after more than two months of rallies, and hauling off a hard core of protesters who nevertheless vow that their struggle lives on. Duration: 02:12 Dec 11, 2014