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EU countries urge answers over US spying row

France and Germany want talks with the United States to settle a spying row after US eavesdropping on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile and French citizens' calls, the EU announced Friday. Duration: 00:54 Oct 25, 2013
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Hollande rules out supertax relief for football clubs

President Francois Hollande ruled out Friday any special exemption for France's football clubs as clubs angered at the country's 75-percent tax on its highest earners ready for unprecedented strike action. Duration: 00:32 Oct 25, 2013
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Indonesian capital swoops to rescue performing monkeys

Lying low in a slum in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, monkey handlers do not dare take their long-tailed macaques out to perform in the streets for fear of being caught in a new crackdown. Duration: 00:33 Oct 25, 2013
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China court rejects Bo appeal, ending saga

A Chinese court rejects fallen politician Bo Xilai's appeal against his conviction and confirms his life sentence, a ruling likely to seal his fate as authorities look to close a damaging scandal. Duration: 00:44 Oct 25, 2013
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US 'pivot' to Asia gaining strength: admiral

The US has significantly increased its warships and aircraft deployed in Asia despite Washington's budget woes, adding punch to its "pivot" to the region, according to a senior naval commander. Duration: 00:47 Oct 25, 2013
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Thailand mourns top Buddhist leader

Crowds of mourners turn out to pay their respects after Thailand's top Buddhist leader, 100-year-old Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, died on Thursday due to a blood infection following recent surgery. Duration: 00:52 Oct 25, 2013
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Nearly 700 immigrants rescued off Sicily: Italy

Nearly 700 refugees were rescued off Sicily in several operations, Italian authorities said Friday, as European leaders grapple with the issue of illegal immigration at a European Union summit. Duration: 00:49 Oct 25, 2013
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Kenya VP must attend trial says Intl Criminal Court

Kenyan Vice President William Ruto must attend his crimes against humanity trial before the International Criminal Court and can only be excused under "exceptional circumstances," the ICC ruled Friday. Duration: 00:41 Oct 25, 2013
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Tour de France champion in Japan race

Tour de France champion Christopher Froome and other cycling stars from the Grand Boucle were in Japan on Friday, on the eve of the Criterium de Saitama. The race gives athletes a foretaste of the 2020 Olympics. Duration: 00:44 Oct 25, 2013