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In Little Havana, Cuban-Americans increasingly divided

The US has given off signs of wanting to open up its relationship with Cuba, a move that has enraged Cuban exiles and veterans of the Bay of Pigs. Younger Cuban-Americans however say the change in tone is welcome. Duration: 02:48 Feb 5, 2014
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Seven more killed in Iraq as security forces press on

Attacks in and around Baghdad killed seven people on Tuesday as Iraqi forces made steady progress against militants in conflict-hit Anbar province where the government lost key territory weeks ago. Duration: 00:34 Feb 5, 2014
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Suicide blast kills at least eight in northwest Pakistan

Eight people were killed and 42 injured Tuesday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a shiitte neighbourhood outside a Shiite-run charity hotel in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, officials said. Duration: 00:49 Feb 5, 2014
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Georgian PM says EU membership is only way forward

Despite events in Ukraine, Georgia's march towards the EU is "the only way forward" for the small ex-Soviet Caucasus state neighbouring Russia, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili told AFP Tuesday. Duration: 00:34 Feb 5, 2014
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Syrian army barrel bombs claim more lives in Aleppo

Syrian army helicopters dropped barrel bombs on main northern city Aleppo Tuesday, killing at least eight people as they pressed a bombing campaign launched in mid-December, a monitoring group said. Duration: 01:03 Feb 5, 2014
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IOC, Putin confident ahead of Sochi Games opening

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in the Sochi region ahead of Friday's opening Olympic Games ceremony in typically confident mood, declaring the 126th session of the International Olympic Committee session open. Duration: 01:14 Feb 5, 2014
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Erdogan urges more German support for EU bid

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Germany Tuesday to step up support for Turkey's European Union entry bid but acknowledged his country must also press on with reforms. Duration: 00:45 Feb 5, 2014
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Syria opposition chief presses Russia on Assad

Syria's opposition leader met Russia's top diplomat on Tuesday in a bid to persuade Moscow to push its ally Damascus to agree to a transitional government for the war-scarred nation. Duration: 00:44 Feb 5, 2014
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Ex-East Germany radiates tropical climes in old hangar

Soaring above a pine forest in the heart of former communist East Germany, a huge hangar built to house airships on an old Soviet airbase has been transformed into a popular, if unlikely, tropical getaway. Duration: 01:53 Feb 5, 2014
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Debate in Kiev as president mulls early polls to end crisis

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych could call early elections to end mass anti-government unrest, a top lawmaker said Tuesday, as protest leaders demanded curbs to presidential powers in a stormy parliamentary debate. Duration: 00:54 Feb 5, 2014
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Cancer cases set to rise by half by 2030: UN

New cases of cancer will rise by half by 2030, reaching 21.6 million per year compared to 14 million in 2012, the UN said on Monday in a global analysis of the scourge. Duration: 01:29 Feb 5, 2014
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UN appeals for $1.27 billion for 'shattered' South Sudan

The United Nations issued an urgent appeal Tuesday for 1.27 billion dollars for aid for South Sudan, hit by a seven-week-old conflict that has forced close to a million people from their homes. Duration: 01:20 Feb 5, 2014