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Nine dead in Indian train fire near Mumbai

Fire tore through an Indian train full of sleeping passengers on Wednesday, killing nine people and forcing survivors to break open doors to escape, officials and a witness said. Jan 9, 2014
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African migrants protest outside Israel's parliament

More than 10,000 African asylum seekers rallied outside Israel's parliament in Jerusalem on Wednesday, police said, in a fourth straight day of protests against immigration policy. Duration: 00:33 Jan 8, 2014
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Frozen US eastern shore eying much anticipated thaw

After two days of US weather so cold that at least one polar bear at a zoo had to be taken inside, some relief was forecast for Wednesday, with "a much anticipated warm up" expected over the eastern two-thirds of the United States. Duration: 00:53 Jan 8, 2014
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Former Nazi charged with French village massacre

German prosecutors have charged an 88-year-old former soldier over the Nazis' worst atrocity on French soil, the 1944 massacre in the village of Oradour-sur-Glane, a court said Wednesday. Duration: 00:36 Jan 8, 2014
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Iraqis struggle with fuel and water shortage in Fallujah

More than 13,000 families have fled Fallujah, NGOs said Wednesday, warning of a "critical" humanitarian situation as masked gunmen locked in a days-long standoff with Iraqi troops hold the city. Those residents who remain are struggling with dwindling fuel and water resources. Jan 8, 2014
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French army leader reflects on Mali intervention

As Saturday marks one year since France launched Operation Serval as part of its intervention in the Malian conflict, French Deputy General of the Serval operation Vincent Guionie reflects on the operation so far and discusses the outlook for the coming months. Jan 8, 2014
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China to Ban Public Smoking Totally by 2014 End

China is the world's largest cigarette manufacturer and consumer, with more than 300 million smokers, according to national statistics. Meanwhile, some 740 million people, including 180 million children, are affected by passive smoking. Jan 8, 2014