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Dutch arrest 30 Greenpeace activists blocking Russian tanker

Dutch police on Thursday arrested around 30 Greenpeace activists, including the captain of the lobby group's flagship Rainbow Warrior, as they tried to stop a Russian tanker delivering Arctic oil from docking in Rotterdam. Duration: 00:56 May 2, 2014
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Kerry warns of risk of genocide in war-torn S. Sudan

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Thursday of the risk of genocide and famine in South Sudan, brandishing the threat of sanctions against leaders of the country's warring factions. Duration: 00:53 May 2, 2014
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Turkish riot police clash with May Day protesters

Turkish police used water cannon and tear ga Thursday to disperse thousands of protesters who tried to defy a Labour Day ban on rallies on Istanbul's Taksim Square, the scene of protests that have dogged the government for months. Duration: 00:45 May 2, 2014
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Pro-Russian militants storm building in east Ukraine city

The insurgency dividing Ukraine worsened on Thursday when militants hurling petrol bombs seized a key building in the eastern city of Donetsk. A mob of pro-Russian militants beat up riot police and stole their arms and shields. Duration: 00:41 May 1, 2014
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India marks International Labour Day on 1st May

Thiruvananthapuram/ Poonch, May 01 (ANI): Trade unions across India hailed International Labour Day on Thursday and raised voice against unjust treatment meted out to workers in the country. Workers in Thiruvananthapuram city of Kerala held red flags and banners, beat drums and marched on the streets to spread the message of strength and unity among workers. The unions demanded more salary, more power and more perks for the workers on this day. The Labour Day was organised in India for the first time in Chennai in 1923 during which the red flag was used for the first time in the country. Meanwhile, employees in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir gathered to commemorate the labourers who lost their lives in Chicago fighting for the rights of their fellow labourers. May 1, 2014
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Around 60% turnout in Iraq election: commission

Around 60 percent of eligible voters cast their ballots in Iraq's parliamentary election on Wednesday, the electoral commission said citing initial figures after polls closed. Duration: 00:44 May 1, 2014
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Cambodians rally for better working conditions on Labor Day

Hundreds of trade unionists, garment workers and opposition supporters mark International Labour Day in Cambodia with several small rallies to call for higer wages, better working conditions and the release of activists. Duration: 00:42 May 1, 2014
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Images of Nigerian girls school from which over 100 abducted

More than 100 students were abducted on April 14 from a school in the Chibok area of the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno. The attack was one of the most shocking in Islamist sect Boko Haram's five-year uprising. Duration: 01:03 May 1, 2014
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DR Congo's rebel fighters swap weapons for reintegration

Militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been handing in their weapons after the army defeated the M23 rebel group at the end of last year. But the process of integration is slow, with funding difficult to ensure. Duration: 02:28 May 1, 2014
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Azam Khan dares EC to cancel his membership, says panel not 'God of Politics'

Rampur, May 01 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Thursday dared Election Commission to cancel his membership if it so desires and said that the panel is not 'God of politics'. He said that he don't want the poll panel's pity and that it can cancel his membership and then see with what margin he wins the polls. He also alleged that the EC had been working for previously for Congress and now for BJP's interests. He also said that the panel is not taking action against Narendra Modi who is violating the model code of conduct, but against him who is speaking for the interests of the Muslim community. May 1, 2014
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Activists protest against abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls

Around 100 protesters from civil societies march to the governor's office in northern Nigerian city of Kano calling on the federal government to rescue at least 187 school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists. Duration: 00:34 May 1, 2014
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EU, Cuba in talks years after human rights row

Cuba and the EU finish the first round of talks aiming at deals through political dialogue. The Americas' only one-party, communist-ruled state is the lone country in Latin America that has no political dialogue with the EU. Duration: 01:24 May 1, 2014
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Congress workers protest outside BJP headquarters

New Delhi, May 01 (ANI): Congress party workers staged protest in front of BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Thursday demanding response to 50 corruption cases in which BJP is allegedly involved. Seemingly irked at the scam allegations Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, Congress Party workers who staged protest, raked up allegations against son-in-law of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Ranjan Bharttacharya. Earlier, BJP leadership released a video and a booklet as the party's sharpest attack on Vadra and the Congress party. Flamboyant businessman Vadra has denied the accusations levelled by anti-corruption activists, of improper dealings with DLF. May 1, 2014