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Russian court gives Navalny suspended term on appeal

Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny on Wednesday avoided being sent to jail after a Russian court changed a five-year penal colony sentence against him in an embezzlement case into a suspended term. Duration: 01:00 Oct 16, 2013
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Algiers' 6th Intl. Comic Festival spotlights local humour

The sixth International Comic Festival of Algiers (Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d’Alger, FIBDA) drew comics artists from around the world and showcased Algerian talents including Rachid Ait-Kaci and Amine Labter. Duration: 00:48 Oct 16, 2013
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Khmer Rouge trial hears closing statements

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge trial enters a crucial phase with closing statements in the case of former regime leaders accused of masterminding one of the worst horrors of the 20th century. Duration: 02:30 Oct 16, 2013
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EU's Ashton hails 'important' Iran nuclear talks

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said Wednesday that "positions have been set out on a number of issues already" during talks on Iran's nuclear programme and that the EU will work with the United States to carry them forward. Duration: 01:03 Oct 16, 2013
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Silence is golden for New York restaurant

Does a meal taste better if it's eaten in silence? One New York restaurant thinks it might, and has banned all talking at the table. Duration: 02:02 Oct 16, 2013
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Tight post-attack security curbs Iraqi Kurdistan tourism

Tight security measures imposed after a rare deadly attack in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region have curbed tourism ahead of the year's biggest Muslim holiday, industry officials and business owners say. Duration: 00:52 Oct 16, 2013
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French court upholds Scientology fraud conviction

France's top appeals court on Wednesday upheld a fraud conviction and hundreds of thousands of euros in fines against the Church of Scientology for taking advantage of vulnerable followers. Duration: 1:18 Oct 16, 2013
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Brazil teacher protest turns violent as anarchists join

A peaceful protest in Rio de Janeiro by striking school teachers to mark "Teachers' day" turns violent as "Black bloc" anarchists turn up and clash with police, leading to a reported 120 arrests. Duration: 00:54 Oct 16, 2013