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Sacred 'Modi threads' flood markets ahead of 'Raksha Bandhan'

Rajkot/Jaipur, Aug 07 (ANI):With 'Raksha Bandhan' around the corner, markets are flooded with sacred threads, or 'rakhis', displaying miniature pictures of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi among other variants. 'Rakhi' is a symbolic holy thread, which a sister ties on her brother's wrist as a mark of bonding between them on 'Raksha Bandhan'. Aug 7, 2014
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Colombia_s Caribbean coastal region hit by severe drought

Colombia_s Caribbean coast and other regions are hit by a devastating drought that has lowered lakes_ and rivers_ water to critical levels and is wiping away crops and livestock, Puerto Colombia, August 6, 2014. Duration: 00:34 Aug 7, 2014
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Clean up begins in Nepal after landslide kills scores

Nepal rescuers say 156 people were presumed killed in a landslide that struck on the weekend, as they called off their search for remaining bodies buried in the debris in Lamo Sanghu on August 6, 2014. Duration: 00:47 Aug 7, 2014
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Netanyahu: Gaza operation was _justified, proportionate_

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launches a vigorous defence of Israel_s month-long conflict in Gaza as _justified_ and _proportionate_, blaming Hamas for the heavy Palestinian civilian death toll on August 6, 2014 in Jerusalem. Duration: 01:12 Aug 7, 2014
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Chinese quake victim loses hope to find his child alive

Staring at the blades of a mechanical digger as it combed through the debris that entombs his only child, Zhao Dekun on Wednesday faced the grim reality that time has run out in Longtoushan, China on August 6, 2014. Duration: 00:42 Aug 7, 2014
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Michelle Obama calls for women empowerment in Africa

US First Lady Michelle Obama, joined by her predecessor Laura Bush, speaks about the need to empower African youth and educate women and girls on the last day of the US-Africa summit in Washington, DC on August 6, 2014. Duration: 00:54 Aug 7, 2014
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Obama pledges continued US assistance in Ebola crisis

President Obama opened the final day of the unprecedented US-Africa summit in Washington, saying African nations are growing stronger despite the many challenges they face, August 6, 2014. Duration: 00:42 Aug 7, 2014
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Caretaker prime minister named in crisis-hit Bulgaria

Bulgaria's president named on Tuesday a left-wing law professor as caretaker prime minister to serve until October 5 when the country holds its second snap elections in 17 months in Sofia on August 6, 2014. Duration: 00:55 Aug 7, 2014