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Nigeria's Jonathan vows 'total war' against Boko Haram

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday vowed total war against terrorism as the country's security forces stepped up efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists 45 days ago. Duration: 01:17 May 30, 2014
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One year on, a student recalls Istanbul's Gezi Park protest

One year after a small campaign to save an Istanbul park from redevelopment precipitated a estimated 3 million-strong nationwide protest, one student who took part in the early demonstrations recalls the good times -- and the bad. Duration: 01:58 May 29, 2014
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Israelis celebrate Jerusalem Day

Tens of thousands of religious Jews waving Israeli flags march into mainly Arab east Jerusalem as the country celebrates the anniversary of its capture in the 1967 Six-Day War. Duration: 00:32 May 29, 2014
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Kerry tells Snowden to 'man up' and return to the US

Secretary of State John Kerry says fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden should "man up" and return to the United States to face justice for revealing US security secrets. Duration: 00:52 May 29, 2014
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Shutdown call by TDS hits normal life in Telangana

Andhra Pradesh, May 29 (ANI): Chief minister-elect of India's new state, Telangana, which will come into existence on June 02, K Chandrasekhar Rao, called for a shutdown on Thursday (May 29) to protest the move of the central government to issue an ordinance related to the merger of a few villages of Khammam district into Andhra Pradesh. The city wore a deserted look as shops and business establishments remained closed at many places, including Hyderabad. Bus services from Hyderabad to various destinations in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh were also suspended. Activists of the regional TRS came out in droves in Bhadrachalam town and protested against the ordinance and termed it unconstitutional. May 29, 2014
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Postal stamps on Narendra Modi issued in Bihar

Patna, May 29 (ANI): Department of Posts issued special stamps on Prime Minister Narendra Modi made by a philatelist in Bihar. The stamps and a special cover conceptualised by philatelist Pradeep Jain depicted Modi in four different poses and the special cover showed him emerging from a lotus. Jain said that he got the idea of 'My Stamp' during the inauguration of Barack Obama as United States President. It was a global event and stamps were released in Washington. The stamps and the cover were released on Modi's swearing-in ceremony on May 26. Impressed by his work, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs contacted him to get few of the stamps to send them to the neighbouring countries. May 29, 2014