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Aid convoy reaches Yarmuk refugee camp in Damascus

The Syrian government and the Palestine Liberation Organisation are negotiating an end a months-long army siege of the Yarmuk refugee camp in Damascus, Palestinian officials told AFP on Tuesday. Duration: 00:32 Nov 12, 2013
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'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' premiere heats up rainy London

Actress Jennifer Lawrence greeted fans in London's Leicester Sqaure on Monday evening for the world premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,' the second in the series of film adaptations of the novels by Suzanne Collins. Duration: 01:07 Nov 12, 2013
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India says farewell to Tendulkar

Record-breaking batsman Sachin Tendulkar is retiring from cricket after playing his 200th Test match this week in Mumbai. The 40-year-old's remarkable career has won him millions of adoring fans both in India and abroad. Duration: 02:19 Nov 12, 2013
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Mortar fire kills school children in Damascus

Nine children were killed and 27 people wounded when mortar rounds hit a school and a school bus in the Syrian capital Damascus on Monday, another four students were killed when a mortar hit the vehicle they were in. Duration: 00:35 Nov 12, 2013
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UN calls for $300m for humanitarian aid to Philippines

The UN launched an appeal for a third of a billion dollars on Tuesday as US and British warships steamed towards the typhoon-ravaged Philippines where well over 10,000 people are feared dead. Duration: 01:06 Nov 12, 2013
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Flawless pink diamond up for auction in Geneva

A flawless 59.60-carat pink diamond known as the "Pink Star" goes under the hammer at a Sotheby's in Geneva Wednesday with auctioneers hoping to fetch a record $60 million (49 million euros). Duration: 00:57 Nov 12, 2013
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US warships sail from HK to Philippines

A US aircraft carrier and supporting ships hastily sail from Hong Kong as part of an international effort to save famished survivors in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines. Nov 12, 2013
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Detained Greenpeace activists moved to St. Petersburg

Russia on Tuesday transferred by train 30 detained crew members of a Greenpeace protest ship, moving them from the Arctic Circle city of Murmansk where they had been held since late September to Saint Petersburg. Duration: 01:00 Nov 12, 2013
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Venezuelan crowned Miss Universe in Moscow

A 25-year-old Venezuelan television presenter, Gabriela Isler, on Saturday was crowned Miss Universe in Moscow in a glittering ceremony. Duration: 01:16 Nov 12, 2013
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Navy Day celebrations kick start at Vizag

Vizag, Nov 11 (ANI): Kick starting the Navy Day celebrations, the Eastern naval Command organized Pratibimb- 2013, a painting competition for children from various schools in Vizag. Nearly 1,400 children from various government and private schools, including Kendriya Vidyalayas, across the city participated in the event which saw the naval community joining hands with the civilians. Rear Admiral AK Saxena lighted the lamp to mark the launch of 'Pratibimb-13'. A number of events are lined up leading to the Navy Day on December 4. The Eastern Naval Command has drawn up a string of events aimed at showcasing the 'Silent Service' and for raising awareness among citizens as part of the Navy Day-2013 events. Nov 11, 2013
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Traditional buffalo fight in Shimla enthralls hundreds of spectators

Shimla, Nov 11 (ANI): The traditional buffalo-fight fair captivated hundreds of villagers in Baychari village of Shimla. People gathered together to celebrate this century old buffalo fighting fair, to preserve the old traditions and religious belief of the area. This is also done to praise Hindu gods and local deities. Meanwhile, Virender Kashyap, an MP from Shimla, who was also present during the fair said that such traditions help in preserving the culture of Himachal Pradesh. The event is organized to promote tourism in the region. The fair is organized every year during the month of October-November and is attended by people from across the state as well as from outside. Nov 11, 2013