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Countdown begins: 100 days to Sochi Winter Olympics

Russia began the 100 day countdown to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi on Wednesday, with International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach promising an "unforgettable" event despite a growing controversy over gay rights. Oct 30, 2013
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Spain escapes recession in Q3 but concerns still high

After the announcement that Spain escaped from a two-year recession in the third quarter of this year, an economist from ICADE Business School in Madrid says the results are positive but Spain's public deficit is still worryingly high. Duration: 0:52 Oct 30, 2013
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Djiboutian troops give Somali hospital crucial supplies

Djiboutian troops serving under AMISOM, the African Union Peacekeeping mission for Somalia, have been donating much needed medical supplies to Somalia's Belet Wyene General Hospital, a lifeline for many residents. Duration: 0:38 Oct 30, 2013
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Winter Olympics shine light on Russian gay community

Russia's treatment of homosexuals has been condemned the world over, and now with months to go before the 2014 Winter Olympics, Russia's gay community is hoping it will be an opportunity to expose and improve how they are treated. Duration: 02:31 Oct 30, 2013
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Mirrors rescue sun-starved residents of Norwegian village

Sun-starved residents of a remote Norwegian village unveiled an ingenious mirror system on Wednesday in Rjukan, Norway to bring natural light to their mountain valley home, enveloped in darkness for half of the year. Duration: 0:27 Oct 30, 2013
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Abbott lauds Australian troops' effort in Afghanistan

Prime Minister Tony Abbott declares Australia's longest war at an end during a surprise visit to Afghanistan, with more than 1,000 troops to return home before Christmas in a "bitter-sweet" withdrawal. Duration: 00:39 Oct 30, 2013
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Suicide bomber targets Tunisia hotel

A suicide bomber blew himself up on Wednesday on a beach in Tunisia's resort town of Sousse while security forces foiled another planned attack nearby, the interior ministry said. Duration: 0:27 Oct 30, 2013