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Troubled Maldives holds make-or-break vote

Supporters of the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) attended a rally in the capital Male Friday ahead of Saturday's presidential elections, the third in as many months, amid pressure to elect a leader or risk international censure. Duration: 00:37 Nov 8, 2013
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Kerry heads to Geneva for Iran nucelar talks

Washington's top diplomat John Kerry took off for Geneva to join nuclear talks with Iran as Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu lashed out at the world powers' cautious rapprochement with Tehran. Duration: 01:05 Nov 8, 2013
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Madagascar's presidential race goes to a run-off

Madagascar's presidential race will go to a run-off vote next month between two candidates linked to the island's main political rivals, after an inconclusive first round, official results showed Friday. Duration: 0:46 Nov 8, 2013
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DR Congo town celebrates rebel defeat

The town of Kibumba in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday held an event to celebrate the victory of the country's armed forces over the M23 rebel movement. Duration: 00:59 Nov 8, 2013
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Toronto mayor drunken rant caught on tape

Toronto's crack-smoking mayor faced embarrassment Thursday when video footage was published showing him in an agitated drunken state, staggering and making foul-mouthed threats. Duration: 00:40 Nov 8, 2013
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Losing weight in Dubai is rewarded with gold

Dubai municipality has dished out 2.8 million dirhams ($762,942) worth of gold in prizes to contestants in a weight-loss challenge, an unusual initiative by the Gulf emirate to fight obesity. Duration: 00:39 Nov 8, 2013
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New Facebook data centre in Swedish Lapland

Europe's first Facebook data centre in the northern city of Lulea in Swedish Lapland went live on June 12, 2013, run entirely on hydro power. Duration: 00:53 Nov 8, 2013
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Muscovites willing to exercise given metro tickets

Muscovites can get their hands on free metro tickets in the run-up to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, but only if they perform thirty reps on a new exercise machine unveiled on Friday by the Russian Olympic Committee. Duration: 00:32 Nov 8, 2013
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S and P downgrades France's credit rating

The Standard and Poor's agency on Friday downgraded France's credit rating by one notch to 'AA' from 'AA+', though judged outlook stable, dealing a further blow to President François Hollande's embattled Socialist government. Duration: 00:59 Nov 8, 2013
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Indo- China Joint military drill continues to enhance mutual understanding

Beijing, Nov 07 (ANI): The Indo-China joint training exercise Hand in Hand - 2013, third in the series is being conducted at Miao ergang, Sichaun province, situated 130 kms South of Chengdu. The contingent of the two nations have been mixed and reorganized into two mixed companies in order to enhance mutual understanding and trust. Commanding Officer of the 16 Sikh Light Infantry, Colonel Gaurav Srivastava said that the training is being conducted in a cordial and friendly atmosphere and both sides are learning from each other's experience. Nov 7, 2013
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Polarizing nation in habit of BJP and Narendra Modi: Ali Anwar

New Delhi, Nov 07 (ANI): Talking about BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally in Chhattisgarh wherein he targeted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that it is in the habit of BJP and Modi to polarize the nation. Further, he said that the incident which took place in Patna is a lesson for everybody but Modi is trying to make it an issue and to gain sympathy from people. Anwar also said that Modi is suffering from 'Nitish phobia'. Nov 7, 2013