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Indian PM Singh to step down after 2014 elections

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Friday he will step down after elections this year and said reluctant political scion Rahul Gandhi should take his place if the ruling Congress party wins an unlikely third term. Duration: 00:37 Jan 4, 2014
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One dead as cyclone skims France's Reunion island

One person died and 15 were injured after a cyclone packing winds of 150 kilometres (95 miles) an hour brushed by the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion on Thursday. Duration: 00:31 Jan 4, 2014
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Snowstorm slams northeastern United States

Snow, high winds and a glacial chill hit the northeastern United States Friday as a blast of brutal wintry weather bore down on many states and major cities. Duration: 01:14 Jan 3, 2014
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Three dead as Cambodian police open fire on protesters

Cambodian police opened fire on protesting garment workers Friday, killing at least three people, as the kingdom's strongman premier faced growing public anger on the streets of the capital. Duration: 00:42 Jan 3, 2014
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Experts survey scene after Beirut blast kills four

Lebanese security forces continued to guard the area a day after a car bomb killed four people in south Beirut, the fourth attack to hit the Hezbollah bastion since the Shiite group announced its intervention in Syria last year. Duration: 00:42 Jan 3, 2014
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Unrest feared as Bangladesh holds 'farce' vote

Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is certain to cement her grip on power this Sunday at elections boycotted by her rivals and shunned by the West. Duration: 00:38 Jan 3, 2014
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Odisha to enact Lokayukta Act within a month: Naveen

Bhubaneswar, Jan 03 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced setting up of a Lokayukta in the state within a month. The Chief Minister made the announcement after the state cabinet approved a proposal in this regard. Claiming that his government always took tough, effective and exemplary steps in tackling corruption, Patnaik said that improving transparency and delivery of public services were the priority of his government. Jan 3, 2014
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BJP hits out at PM over corruption, telecom scam

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), lashed out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday over corruption and failure to come clean on the telecom scam, which has been a blot on his government. BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman said that the Congress Party, under Singh's governance has not acted against those involved in the telecom scam. Jan 3, 2014