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Bolshoi ballet chief confronts alleged attacker in court

The artistic director of the Bolshoi ballet Sergei Filin on Wednesday dramatically confronted the former dancer accused of plotting to blind him with acid, rejecting allegations of an affair with a top young ballerina. Duration: 0:45 Nov 7, 2013
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Iran nuclear talks kick off

A fresh round of talks between Iran and world powers kicked off Thursday with a push for Tehran to freeze its disputed nuclear programme in exchange for some relief from sanctions. Duration: 01:06 Nov 7, 2013
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French rugby team warns Kiwis ahead of test match

The French rugby team warns New Zealand that they won't just be "sparring partners" for the All Blacks, ahead of their match at the Parisian Stade de France on Saturday. Duration: 00:42 Nov 7, 2013
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US and Cameroon authors win top French literary prize

The Femina committee awarded its prize for best French novel to Cameroonian Leonora Miano for "La Saison de l'ombre" ("The Season of Darkness") and its prize for best foreign novel to American Richard Ford for his novel "Canada." Duration: 1:22 Nov 7, 2013
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Garbage clogs streets of Madrid as sweepers strike

Rubbish piled up in the gutters of Madrid on Thursday as a strike by street-sweepers facing sackings and salary cuts began to leave its mark on the major tourist destination. Duration: 0:55 Nov 7, 2013
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PLO official urges global probe into Arafat 'killing'

A PLO official on Thursday called for an international inquiry into "the killing" of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, a day after Swiss scientists said he probably died from polonium poisoning. Duration: 00:53 Nov 7, 2013
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No SPG security cover for Modi: Shinde

West Bengal, Nov 06 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Wednesday turned down the BJP's demand for Special Protection Group (SPG) security to the saffron party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Talking to mediapersons, Shinde said that the matter was determined by law, and there was a law under which such security is provided only to the prime minister. Nov 6, 2013
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Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: BJP releases manifesto

Raipur, Nov 06 (ANI): Ahead of Assembly election in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday released BJP’s election manifesto in Raipur. Singh attempted to lure the voters especially the youth by announcing freebies for the college entrants. Singh also announced food grains at cheap rates for large number of families. Singh also highlighted that schemes would be implemented to improve the state infrastructure. The first phase of polls in Chhattisgarh will be held on November 11 for which the notification will be issued on October 18. The last date of filing nominations will be October 25 and the last date of withdrawal will be October 28. The second phase of elections will take place on November 19 for which the notification will be issued on October 25. Nov 6, 2013
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US reiterates 'no change' in visa policy if Narendra Modi chose to reapply

New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): The US has reiterated its stand on its visa policy and said that BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi can reapply if he wants and wait for a review. US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf said that there has been no change in the visa policy and Modi is welcome to apply for the procedure and wait for any other applicant. According to reports, the Gujarat Chief Minister, was denied a diplomatic visa in 2005 and his existing tourist and business visa was revoked under the Immigration and Nationality Act that makes a foreign government official responsible for severe violations of religious freedom ineligible for a travel document. Harf denied having specific knowledge about whether Modi has applied to a US visa and said that visa application details are confidential. Nov 6, 2013
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British royal couple Prince Charles and wife Camilla Parker Bowles in Uttarakhand

Rishikesh, Nov 06 (ANI): British royal couple, Prince Charles and wife Camilla Parker Bowles took part in traditional hawan and Ganga arti at Parmartha Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh on Wednesday following their arrival in Uttarakhand earlier in the day. The royal couple will spend the night in a hotel in Narendranagar and attend a slew of programmes on Thursday in Dehradun to be hosted by the Indian Military Academy, the Forest Research Institute and the Doon School. Nov 6, 2013
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Nigerian envoy assures to resolve death of his countryman in Goa

New Delhi/Panaji, Nov 6 (ANI): Nigerian ambassador to India, Ndubuisi Vitus Amaku has assures that death of his country’s national in Goa is being handled and the matter will be soon resolved. The Nigerian was found dead with stab wounds in Goa's Mapusa town. The incident triggered protests by Nigerians in Goa where they blocked roads and allegedly attacked the police vehicle carrying the dead body of their fellow national with sticks on October 31. While interacting with a reporter in New Delhi Amaku said on Wednesday that the bilateral relations would be respected while resolving the matter. Nov 6, 2013
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Free handicraft training provided to school drop outs in Jorhat

Jorhat, Nov 06 (ANI): These youngsters from different parts of Assam are all school dropouts, and are a part of a bamboo handicraft workshop recently held in Jorhat.The week-long training programme was organised by the Institution for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) at the Rain Forest Research Institute in Sootea. In total 20 people, belonging to extremely poor families participated in the skill development workshop, where they were taught to make different bamboo products. I-CARD has been consistently taking initiatives to impart vocational training to unemployed youths in the region. The Institute works with the Rights Foundation under the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT). The institute also plans to create a data base of unemployed youths and jobs available in various sectors. Nov 6, 2013