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UN calls for $300m for humanitarian aid to Philippines

The UN launched an appeal for a third of a billion dollars on Tuesday as US and British warships steamed towards the typhoon-ravaged Philippines where well over 10,000 people are feared dead. Duration: 01:06 Nov 12, 2013
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Flawless pink diamond up for auction in Geneva

A flawless 59.60-carat pink diamond known as the "Pink Star" goes under the hammer at a Sotheby's in Geneva Wednesday with auctioneers hoping to fetch a record $60 million (49 million euros). Duration: 00:57 Nov 12, 2013
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US warships sail from HK to Philippines

A US aircraft carrier and supporting ships hastily sail from Hong Kong as part of an international effort to save famished survivors in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines. Nov 12, 2013
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Detained Greenpeace activists moved to St. Petersburg

Russia on Tuesday transferred by train 30 detained crew members of a Greenpeace protest ship, moving them from the Arctic Circle city of Murmansk where they had been held since late September to Saint Petersburg. Duration: 01:00 Nov 12, 2013
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Venezuelan crowned Miss Universe in Moscow

A 25-year-old Venezuelan television presenter, Gabriela Isler, on Saturday was crowned Miss Universe in Moscow in a glittering ceremony. Duration: 01:16 Nov 12, 2013
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China's Uighurs denounce cultural oppression

China blames a fiery attack in Tiananmen Square on "terrorists" from Xinjiang backed by international militants, but residents say that rather than jihadism, violence is driven by cultural repression, corruption and police abuses. Duration: 00:40 Nov 12, 2013
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Grim search for bodies goes on in Philippines

Rescue workers in the Philippines were still picking up victims' bodies on Tuesday to gather them for forensic examination in Tacloban, a city devastated by super typhoon Haiyan. Duration: 00:54 Nov 12, 2013
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Ship stranded on Tacloban shoreline

Residents in Tacloban walk amongst debris next to a ship washed ashore in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan. Duration: 00:40 Nov 12, 2013
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Woman shot dead in Cambodia clashes: rights group

A woman is shot dead and several people injured in clashes between protesting garment workers and riot police in the Cambodian capital, a rights group and family members say. Duration: 00:51 Nov 12, 2013
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Relief efforts intensify in Tacloban

Typhoon Haiyan survivors - including children - evacuate from Tacloban airport, Leyte province, as rescue workers struggle to care for the sick and injured. Duration: 01:28 Nov 12, 2013
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Volunteers queue up to help Philippines aid effort

The global response to the horrific typhoon disaster in the Philippines gathered pace Tuesday, with the launch of a $300 million appeal by the United Nations as countries and companies swung into action. Duration: 01:31 Nov 12, 2013