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Former Colombian president Uribe elected to senate

Colombian voters showed lukewarm support for peace talks with guerrillas Sunday by giving the country's president a majority in Congress, but also electing his conservative rival, ex-president Alvaro Uribe, to the senate. Duration: 00:59 Mar 11, 2014
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Ten years after Madrid attacks, Spain recognises victims

Spanish interior minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz has taken part in an award ceremony for 365 victims of the Madrid train bombings -- on the eve of the 10th anniversary of Spain's worst terrorist attack. Duration: 01:09 Mar 11, 2014
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Militants seize four Ukraine activists: sources

Son of Ukrainian activist Anatoliy Kovalskiy says his father was taken away by pro-Russian militants as he picked up supplies for a pro-Kiev rally in Simferopol. Duration: 00:53 Mar 11, 2014
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Hamas unveils rocket monument in Gaza City

Hamas unveiled a rocket-shaped statue Monday showcasing its capacity to strike arch-enemy Israel, as the Jewish state boasted its own haul of captured weapons it claims were bound for Gaza. Duration: 00:32 Mar 11, 2014
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DRC villagers remember former warlord Bosco Ntaganda

As the ICC in the Hague decides if there is enough evidence to charge Bosco Ntaganda for crimes committed in Democratic Republic of Congo a decade ago, villagers recall memories of a man dubbed as "The Terminator." Duration: 00:58 Mar 11, 2014
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Exiled Tibetan activists shout anti-China slogans in India

The Tibetan government-in-exile brands Beijing's 'hardline policy' towards the troubled region a failure. Activists shouted anti-China slogans during a protest marking the 55th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule. Duration: 00:31 Mar 11, 2014
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Fukushima: three years on and still a long road ahead

Japan on Tuesday marks the third anniversary of the quake-tsunami disaster which, as well as claiming thousands of lives and destroying coastal communities, sparked a nuclear emergency that forced a re-think on atomic power. Duration: 00:48 Mar 11, 2014
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Folk Fest of Kerala binds cultures, faiths

Kerala, March 10 (ANI): The state of Kerala, located in southern India, is not just a tourist hotspot but it is also the forerunner among Indian states in education, living standards, and harmonious coexistence. There is mutual affection and co-operation among different communities and people celebrate all festivals jointly with enthusiasm. Recently, the first International Folk Fest of Kerala was organised by the Cultural Department and the Kerala Folklore Academy with an aim to popularize the age-old traditional dance art forms of India and neighboring countries. The stage was set for various participants from different walks of life to showcase their breath taking performances. Workshop on various folk arts were also planned and held in between the fest. Mar 10, 2014
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People across faith converge at Shiv Khori Mela

Kashmir, March 10 (ANI): The socio-cultural ethos of Kashmir is steeped in a tradition of religious tolerance and this is reflected at the annual Shiv Khori Mela held in Reasi district of Jammu. A three-day fair is organized annually in the temple of Mahadev or Lord Shiva. It attracts people of different faiths in large numbers from far and near. Every year the fair is organised by the State Tourism Department, Shiv Khori Shrine Board (SKSB) and the Reasi district administration. Hindus and Muslims come here to pay their respect to lord Shiva and seek his blessings. The entire area has a festive look as devotees gather at the temple in huge numbers to seek blessings lord Shiva Mar 10, 2014