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Georgia displays skull that could rewrite human evolution

Georgian scientists on October 18, 2013 presented a 1.8 million-year-old skull discovered in the Caucasus nation that researchers say could force a re-evaluation of current theories of human evolution. Duration: 0:38 Oct 18, 2013
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Brazil to auction coveted Libra oilfield

Some 200 employees of the Brazilian state oil giant Petrobras demonstrated outside the company headquarters Thursday to demand the suspension of Monday's planned auction of pre-sale oil concessions for the giant Libra oilfield. Duration: 00:59 Oct 18, 2013
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Birth control may be a bitter pill, stroke survivor warns

Marion Larat is the first woman in France to take the German pharmaceutical company Bayer to court over newer-generation birth control pills that caused her to have a stroke and left her severely handicapped. Duration: 02:02 Oct 18, 2013
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Jihadists return to Mali's streets

In Mali, the city of Gao is once again under attack by Islamists: in the latest spate of attacks, jihadists wounded two civilians when they blew up a bridge a week ago, a day after shelling the town and injuring a soldier. Duration: 2:43 Oct 18, 2013
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Bushfires ravage communities in Australia

Residents face scenes of devastation as bushfires ravage communities and destroy "hundreds" of homes in southeastern Australia, leaving one man dead with dozens of blazes still out of control. Duration: 00:59 Oct 18, 2013
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Troops patrol scene of Kabul suicide attack

A Taliban suicide bomber detonated an explosive-laden car in Kabul on Friday outside a compound where many foreign workers are based, killing at least two local civilians, Afghan officials said. Duration: 0:37 Oct 18, 2013
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Syrians race to build a robot to save people from snipers

Across the border from Syria, in the safety of Turkey, two engineers from Aleppo are racing to build a robot that can withstand sniper fire and rescue the injured in dangerous places, hopefully saving their lives. Duration: 1:59 Oct 18, 2013
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London artist creates major works from tiny objects

London artist Joe Black is currently holding his first solo exhibition. Black uses hundreds of small common objects such as test tubes, toy soldiers and badges to create large works. Duration: 01:36 Oct 18, 2013
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Greenpeace activists denied bail by Russian court

British Greenpeace activist Alexandre Harris broke down in tears in a Russian court after she was denied bail following her arrest for climbing onto a Russian oil rig. Canadian activist Alexandre Paul was also denied bail. Duration: 00:49 Oct 18, 2013
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Japanese minister visits controversial war shrine

A cabinet minister is among scores of Japanese parliamentarians who pay tribute at a controversial war shrine in Tokyo, in a move likely to anger China and South Korea. Duration: 00:44 Oct 18, 2013
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In Baltimore, French swimmer Agnel in Phelps' footsteps

A public pool in Baltimore is an unlikely venue for international swimming excellence. Formerly home to Michael Phelps, the Meadowbrook pool is now where top French swimmer Yannick Agnel is readying his bid for 2016 Olympic gold. Duration: 02:15 Oct 18, 2013
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Rescuers find bodies after Laos air crash

Rescuers in Laos continue to find bodies after a plane plummeted into the Mekong River, killing all on board, in the country's worst known air disaster. Duration: 00:39 Oct 18, 2013