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US will do short-term debt deal: analysts

With Thursday's deadline to raise the US debt ceiling and avoid default, Ishaq Siddiqi, market strategist with ETX in London, said lawmakers are likely to do a short-term deal to hold them over until February next year. Duration: 01:17 Oct 16, 2013
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World powers, Iran in second day of nuclear talks in Geneva

World powers and Iran hold a second day of talks Wednesday aimed at ending the decade-long standoff over Tehran's nuclear programme, after the Islamic republic put what it billed as a breakthrough proposal on the table. Duration: 00:25 Oct 16, 2013
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Asia's animators draw inspiration from Japan's Miyazaki

As Oscar-winning animator Hayao Miyazaki heads into retirement, industry watchers say the next generation of Asian filmmakers stepping out of his shadow will struggle to match the Japanese master's box office domination. Duration: 01:31 Oct 16, 2013
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Release demand for UK Greenpeace activist in Russia

Lawyers for British Greenpeace activist Anthony Perrett - one of 30 arrested after a Greenpeace protest at an Arctic oil drilling in September - demanded his release on bail Wednesday at the regional court of Murmansk in Russia. Duration: 00:36 Oct 16, 2013
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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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Foreign militants setting up base in PoK

Neelum Valley, Oct 15: In a startling revelation angry citizens of Pakistan occupied Kashmir exposed that foreign militants are taking refuge in the region, they are not only promoting violence but are also involved in eve teasing and rapes , what is shocking is the fact that these militants are protected by government Oct 15, 2013
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'Royal Riders Club' conducts medical camp in remote village

Manipur, Oct 15 (ANI): Under the theme "Serving in Adventure" a two-day long medical camp was organized by the Royal Riders Club. Altogether, 23 Bullet Enfields and 42 members rode more than 130 kilometers to provide medical treatment and free medicines to the villagers. The medical camp was attended by approximately 260 villagers from Kamjong and from the adjoining villages of Kamjong Khullen, Khunjao, Phange etc. Oct 15, 2013
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Political clash of opinion over ban on VHP's Sankalp rally in UP

New Delhi/ Uttar Pradesh/ Madhya Pradesh, Oct 15 (ANI): Political parties reacted to the ban imposed by the Uttar Pradesh government on the foundation day celebrations of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday. The VHP's 'Sankalp Diwas', which is celebrated on October 18, has been banned by the Samajwadi Party (SP) government, fearing a communal flare-up. Oct 15, 2013
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Cyclone Phailin aftermath: Thousands marooned due to floods in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (ANI): Heavy rain in the aftermath of Cyclone Phailin, which struck the Odisha coast over the weekend and has since dissipated, has triggered massive floods in several districts in the state. Special Relief Commissioner of Odisha, P K Mohapatra, said on Tuesday that the floods triggered by Cyclone Phailin claimed five lives while authorities made efforts to restore normalcy in marooned and flooded areas. Oct 15, 2013