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Former US president pleased with Nepal election

As Nepalese officials count votes, former US president and election observer Jimmy Carter tells AFP the high poll turnout will be crucial in cementing a peace process seven years after a civil war ended. Duration: 00:49 Nov 20, 2013
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Obamas and Clintons honor Kennedy at grave site

Democratic presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, along with First Lady Michelle Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, honored John F. Kennedy at the former US leader's grave. Duration: 00:41 Nov 20, 2013
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PETA denounces cruel treament of fur rabbits in China

Animal rights group PETA urges shoppers to boycott products made from angora rabbit fur, after it releases footage of fur being plucked from the skins of live rabbits on Chinese farms. Duration: 00:35  Nov 20, 2013
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Pashtun poets dream of peace in Jalalabad

At a relaxed open-air recital, twenty Pashtun poets come together every week to share their dreams of peace, indifferent to the drones and helicopters in the Afghan skies above. Duration: 02:26 Nov 20, 2013
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Tokyo Motor Show focuses on eco-friendly cars

Eco-friendly cars are in the spotlight as the Tokyo Motor Show opens, with Toyota unveiling a new model and Nissan touting its aerodynamic BladeGlider for energy-conscious drivers. Duration: 01:27 Nov 20, 2013
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Pakistan's Malala receives EU Sakharov rights prize

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai was handed the EU's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize Wednesday in recognition of her crusade for the right of all children, girls and boys, to an education. Duration: 00:57 Nov 20, 2013
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China's farmers await revolution in land reform

China's promise to allow 600 million farmers to trade land could enable vast numbers to find a better life, but Lu Jinliang's experience shows the challenges of implementing reform, including entrenched local government interests. Duration: 00:33 Nov 20, 2013
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Private jet, helicopter makers target Dubai airshow

Away from the glare of the media where airlines sign multi-billion-dollar contracts, makers of private helicopters and jets for VIPs are busy doing deals at the Dubai airshow and targeting a vibrant Middle East market. Duration: 00:49 Nov 20, 2013
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Lebanon in mourning after double suicide bombing

Lebanon was in mourning the day after a double suicide bombing outside the Iranian embassy in Beirut killed at least 23 people on Tuesday, in an attack claimed by an Al-Qaeda-linked group. Duration: 00:39 Nov 20, 2013
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Britain's Hague marks anniversary of Istanbul bombings

British Foreign Secretary William Hague attended a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the 2003 Istanbul bombings on Tuesday, in which Al-Qaeda attacked the British consulate, an HSBC bank and synagogues, killing 63 people. Duration: 00:40 Nov 20, 2013