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Jairam's demand for Rahul Gandhi's apology to muslims his personal opinion: Congress

New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI): Even as Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi needed to apologise to the Muslim community for his remarks that Muslim youth were wooed by Pakistan's ISI, the Congress on Sunday sidelined itself from the remark saying it was his personal opinion. Nov 17, 2013
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Jatiya party in Bangladesh to float new alliance ahead of elections

Dhaka, Nov 17 (ANI): In Bangladesh, the Jatiya party has broken its alliance from the ruling party, Awami League and called for freedom as tensions escalate between two main political parties of the nation ahead of the general elections due in January. Former President of Bangladesh, Hussain Muhammad Ershad called for independence from both the leading feuding parties, the Awami League and the BNP. Nov 17, 2013
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Narendra Modi to address 'mega' rally in Bangalore on Sunday

Bangalore, Nov 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is scheduled to address a mega rally in Bangalore on Sunday. Around three lakh people are expected to attend the 'biggest rally' in the city which will take place at the Palace Grounds. Nov 17, 2013
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War Crimes Row: Rajapaksa hits back at British PM, says don't 'dictate'

Colombo, Nov 17 (ANI): Sri Lankan President, Mahinda Rajapaksa has responded angrily to British Prime Minister David Cameron's threat to seek an international inquiry into allegations of war crimes against the island nation at the end of a civil war. Taunting at the demand of Cameron to finish an investigation by March, an aggressive Rajapaksa said that it is better to request and not to dictate. Nov 17, 2013
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Threats, boycott as disillusioned Nepal heads to polls

Millions of Nepalis will brave threats of violence and head to the polls Tuesday, hoping a second election since the end of their civil war will end years of deadlock and disillusionment with politics. Duration: 02:35 Nov 17, 2013
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Czechs close in on successful Davis Cup defence

The Czech Republic got within a point of defending the Davis Cup title as Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek beat Serbia's Ilija Bozoljac and Nenad Zimonjic in Saturday's doubles in Belgrade. Duration: 02:01 Nov 17, 2013
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Syria's capital Damascus comes under shelling

In Damascus, shelling of the government-held Kassaa and Abbasiyeen neighbourhoods killed one woman, the the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Duration: 00:45 Nov 17, 2013
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Voting begins in Chile's presidential election

Chileans went to the polls Sunday to choose a new president from nine candidates, with Socialist Michelle Bachelet and her reform platform favored to win. Duration: 00:47 Nov 17, 2013
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Aid effort intensifies in Philippines

Aid continues to pour into the Philippines after last week's massive typhoon, with relief efforts ramped up in order to reach the most isolated communities. Duration: 01:15 Nov 17, 2013
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Boeing, Airbus lock horns at Dubai Airshow

The Dubai Airshow opens on Sunday where fierce rivals Airbus and Boeing will lock horns in a battle for lucrative airliner orders, mainly from fast-growing Gulf carriers. Duration: 01:07 Nov 17, 2013
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Hamas elects new spokesperson

Hamas have elected 23-year-old Isra Almodallal as its new spokesperson, and she'll be tasked with managing Hamas' relations with the world's media. Duration: 01:16 Nov 17, 2013