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Muscovites willing to exercise given metro tickets

Muscovites can get their hands on free metro tickets in the run-up to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, but only if they perform thirty reps on a new exercise machine unveiled on Friday by the Russian Olympic Committee. Duration: 00:32 Nov 8, 2013
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S and P downgrades France's credit rating

The Standard and Poor's agency on Friday downgraded France's credit rating by one notch to 'AA' from 'AA+', though judged outlook stable, dealing a further blow to President François Hollande's embattled Socialist government. Duration: 00:59 Nov 8, 2013
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Vatican unveils new magazine in Latin

The Vatican on Friday presented a revamped version of its Latin-language journal "Latinitas" as it tries bid to make the dead language still used in the Catholic Church accessible to a wider audience. Duration: 01:15 Nov 8, 2013
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Lost kingdom: Myanmar's forgotten royals

In a modest Yangon apartment, the granddaughter of Myanmar's last king, Princess Hteik Su Phaya Gyi, lives poor and unrecognised by her neighbours -- a far cry from the power and riches of her ancestors. Duration: 02:28 Nov 8, 2013
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Lippi prepares for 'hard' AFC Champions League final

World Cup winning coach Marcello Lippi prepares for a 'hard' Asian Champions League final as the Italian stands on the brink of winning football's top club titles on two continents. Duration: 00:37 Nov 8, 2013
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Cambodia marks 60 years of independence

Cambodia marks its independence from France on Saturday, 60 years after becomeing the Kingdom of Cambodia under King Sihanouk. Duration: 01:44 Nov 8, 2013
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Obama says government shutdown affected jobs figures

In a speech at the Port of New Orleans on Friday, Barack Obama said that despite better-than-expected recent jobs figures, the US economy has been harmed by last month's government shutdown. Duration: 0:37 Nov 8, 2013
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New Taliban leader Fazlullah 'difficult' for Pakistan

An analyst says it will be difficult for Pakistan to enter into peace negotiations with Maulana Fazlullah, the new leader of the Pakistan Taliban, a man reputed to be a ruthless commander. Duration: 01:40 Nov 8, 2013