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War Crimes Row: Rajapaksa hits back at British PM, says don't 'dictate'

Colombo, Nov 17 (ANI): Sri Lankan President, Mahinda Rajapaksa has responded angrily to British Prime Minister David Cameron's threat to seek an international inquiry into allegations of war crimes against the island nation at the end of a civil war. Taunting at the demand of Cameron to finish an investigation by March, an aggressive Rajapaksa said that it is better to request and not to dictate. Nov 17, 2013
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Threats, boycott as disillusioned Nepal heads to polls

Millions of Nepalis will brave threats of violence and head to the polls Tuesday, hoping a second election since the end of their civil war will end years of deadlock and disillusionment with politics. Duration: 02:35 Nov 17, 2013
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Czechs close in on successful Davis Cup defence

The Czech Republic got within a point of defending the Davis Cup title as Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek beat Serbia's Ilija Bozoljac and Nenad Zimonjic in Saturday's doubles in Belgrade. Duration: 02:01 Nov 17, 2013
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Syria's capital Damascus comes under shelling

In Damascus, shelling of the government-held Kassaa and Abbasiyeen neighbourhoods killed one woman, the the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Duration: 00:45 Nov 17, 2013
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Voting begins in Chile's presidential election

Chileans went to the polls Sunday to choose a new president from nine candidates, with Socialist Michelle Bachelet and her reform platform favored to win. Duration: 00:47 Nov 17, 2013
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Aid effort intensifies in Philippines

Aid continues to pour into the Philippines after last week's massive typhoon, with relief efforts ramped up in order to reach the most isolated communities. Duration: 01:15 Nov 17, 2013
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Boeing, Airbus lock horns at Dubai Airshow

The Dubai Airshow opens on Sunday where fierce rivals Airbus and Boeing will lock horns in a battle for lucrative airliner orders, mainly from fast-growing Gulf carriers. Duration: 01:07 Nov 17, 2013
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Hamas elects new spokesperson

Hamas have elected 23-year-old Isra Almodallal as its new spokesperson, and she'll be tasked with managing Hamas' relations with the world's media. Duration: 01:16 Nov 17, 2013
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Bharat Ratna for eminent scientist Prof. C N R Rao

Bangalore, Nov 16 (ANI): The government on Saturday decided to confer the Bharat Ratna, the nation's highest civilian award, on eminent scientist Professor C.N.R.Rao. Prof. C.N.R. Rao is an eminent scientist and a well recognized international authority on solid state and materials chemistry. Nov 16, 2013
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Manmohan Singh addresses rally to woe Mizoram before LS polls

Aizawl, Nov 16 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Aizwal in Mizoram, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that UPA government have worked hard and resulted in many positive developments in the state in the last nine years. He also talked about various policies that UPA government brought about for the welfare of the state. He said that Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi have shared a special connection with the state, and so does Congress party representing it in the Lok Sabha for over years now. Nov 16, 2013
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Kut Festival sends out a message of peace and harmony

Manipur, Nov 16 (ANI): The vibrant folkdances performed by the tribal people in the hills of Manipur reflect their joy and happiness. Celebrated every year, Chavang-Kut brings together Kukis, Chins and Mizo tribes. Nagas and Meitei also participate in it to make it an occasion of peace and unity in the state. Nov 16, 2013