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Libya PM calls on Libyans to vote for new parliament

Libyans were voting Wednesday in a legislative election the authorities hope will end political turmoil and deadly violence that has gripped the country since the ouster of dictator Moamer Kadhafi. Duration: 00:56 Jun 25, 2014
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Iraqi Kurds say future of disputed Kirkuk in their hands

A major offensive by Sunni militants, led by jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), has only served to strengthen the conviction among Kurds that Kirkuk's future lies with the Kurdistan region. Duration: 02:06 Jun 25, 2014
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Amateur films Ukrainian helicopter downed by rebels

Nine Ukrainian servicemen died on Tuesday when pro-Russian insurgents shot down an army helicopter in the separatist east just a day after a top militia leader ordered a temporary ceasefire. Duration: 00:31 Jun 25, 2014
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Embattled Iraqi Turkmen take up arms against militants

In the Iraqi town of Taza Khurmatu, a motley brigade of Shiite Turkmen locals are defending their homes from encroaching Sunni militants. They are armed with assault rifles, machine guns and a few rocket-propelled grenade launchers. Duration: 00:52 Jun 25, 2014
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Disagreement between MHA and MEA has cast shadow over Sushma Swaraj's 1st visit to Bangladesh: Congr

New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): As Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj is to go on her first visit to Bangladesh, Congress leader Anand Sharma wished luck on the same. But he said that the disagreement between the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs over Bangladesh have cast a shadow over the visit. Earlier, Home Minister had stopped easy visa system to the Bangladeshi nationals citing immigration problems. Jun 25, 2014
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Governor should follow Raj dharma: UP Governor Aziz Qureshi

Lucknow, June 25 (ANI): The newly-appointed Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Aziz Qureshi who met general public and listened to their grievances on Tuesday said that a governor should follow raj dharma. Talking to mediapersons in Lucknow, he said that people can come to him anytime for help. He also said that former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is his role model. Jun 25, 2014
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Cabinet defers decision on gas price hike by 3 months

New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Petroleum and natural gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that the Cabinet Committee for Economic Affairs has decided to defer the gas price hike by 3 months. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he said that the cabinet has decided that there is need for more consultation on gas price hike, said Pradhan. Jun 25, 2014
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Exploring all options for the safety of Indian nationals in Iraq: MEA

New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Wednesday said that the Indian government is exploring all options for the safety of Indian nationals in Iraq and the Indians who are in captivity remain safe and unharmed. He added that 17 people who were evacuated from conflict zone yesterday have traveled out of Iraq. Jun 25, 2014
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Indian railways comes under question over derailment issue

Kolkata, June 25 (ANI): Trinamool Congress leader, Saugata Roy questioned the state of Indian railways and said that if the incident of derailment takes place with the premier Rajdhani express, then what can be expected out of the other railways. BJP leader, Sudhanshu Trivedi, expressed his empathy with the victims of the train mishap. Around 2.15 a.m, 12 coaches of Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express train derailed at Golden Gunj area near Chapra district in Bihar on Wednesday, which killed four and injured eight others. The accident occurred barely hours after rebels announced strike in Bihar, which raised speculations of an alleged Maoist role in the accident. Jun 25, 2014
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Gopal Subramaniam negates all allegations against him, says not interested though a prestigious offe

New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Former Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramaniam on Wednesday negated all the allegations on him and said that he is not interested though it was a prestigious post of the Supreme Court judge. Subramaniam said that he never had any links with A Raja or Nira Radia except for certain issues. The Former Solicitor General also said that he believes that the government was not in a position to accept his name or may have reservation on the same. He also refused having any fear that the agencies will find anything against him. Jun 25, 2014