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Experts discuss growing threat of Maoism in the Northeast

Guwahati, Feb 11 (ANI): “Responding to the Maoist Spread in India’s Northeast” was the title of a seminar organized by Guwahati-based think-tank, the Centre for Development and Peace Studies. Members of the civil society, government officials, journalists and NGOs shared their views about the challenge Maoists have been posing in the region. It is evident that Maoists have set up base in Upper Assam, close to Arunachal border, and are working closely with northeast based insurgent outfits. Feb 12, 2014
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Living with the Olympics in Sochi

As the world thrills to the spectacle of the Winter Olympics, local people in Sochi are proud to see their city at the centre of attention. Duration: 02:36 Feb 12, 2014
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UN envoy says Syria talks 'laborious'

The latest round of Syria peace talks has made little progress, international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said Tuesday, calling on the government and the opposition to stop the "nightmare" of the civil war. Duration: 01:12 Feb 12, 2014
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Obama lauds strength of US-French alliance

US President Barack Obama praises an extraordinary level of cooperation with France at a press conference with French President Francois Hollande. Duration: 00:33 Feb 12, 2014
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Nepal's veteran Koirala sworn in as prime minister

Sushil Koirala was sworn in as Nepal's prime minister on Tuesday, after winning the backing of fellow legislators and tasked with steering the strife-torn Himalayan nation towards stability. Duration: 00:40 Feb 12, 2014
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Confident Ligety to rebound from 2010 failure

Four-time world champion and Olympic gold medallist Ted Ligety says he is well prepared to succeed in multiple events in his third Olympics ahead of Alpine skiing's super combined event on Friday. Duration: 01:00 Feb 12, 2014
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Cypriot leaders seeking settlement 'as soon as possible'

Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades and his Turkish Cypriot counterpart Dervis Eroglu Tuesday pledged to work towards clinching agreement on ending the island's division "as soon as possible", a joint statement said. Duration: 00:42 Feb 12, 2014