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As tension eases in Bangui, life slowly returning to normal

The "tension fell sharply" in Central African Republic, after the violences of the past two weeks, said Wednesday the head of the French military, Francisco Soriano. Several people, officials and businessmen are queuing outside banks. Duration: 0:29 Dec 19, 2013
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Red howler monkeys re-inserted into Colombia's wild

Eight red howler monkeys, an endangered species who had been under the care of Colobia's Santafe zoo, have been released into the wild. They were part of a program which returns to their habitats domesticated monkeys sold by traffickers to travelers. Dec 19, 2013
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Ukraine PM hails 'historic' bail-out deal with Russia

Ukraine's prime minister said Wednesday that Kiev had avoided bankruptcy and social collapse thanks to a "historic" bail-out deal with Russia, as protesters accused the government of selling out to Moscow. Dec 19, 2013
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Merkel says EU must be ready for treaty changes

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that European Union members must be ready for treaty changes to strengthen the 28-member bloc, speaking on the eve of an EU summit. Dec 18, 2013
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Outcry forces foie gras industry to swallow changes

Long accused of torture by animal-rights activists, French foie gras producers are admitting they may have gone too far and vowing changes to how ducks and geese are reared and their livers fattened. Duration: 01:56 Dec 18, 2013