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TEPCO finds high radiation in Fukushima groundwater

Japan pledges a renewed push to contain potentially hazardous leaks at Fukushima after the operator of the crippled plant reports spiking levels of radiation in groundwater. Duration: 00:48. Sep 10, 2013
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Syrians in US divided on military intervention

As the Syrian crisis goes through diplomatic twists and turns, US military strikes remain a possibility. For Syrian Americans, the situation is far from clear-cut, with some vocally supporting Bashar al-Assad’s regime, and others in favour of the opposition. Duration: 02:06 Sep 10, 2013
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Kenyan VP Ruto pleads not guilty at ICC trial

Kenya Vice President William Ruto pleaded not guilty to fomenting deadly post-election violence in Kenya five years ago, at the opening Tuesday of his high-stakes trial before the International Criminal Court. Duration: 00:55. Sep 10, 2013
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Electric Formula E car on show in Frankfurt

Electric cars by German builders are just some of the nearly 70 world premieres at the 65th edition of the IAA auto show opening later this week. Duration: 01:25 Sep 10, 2013
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Phillippine security forces patrol Zamboango after clashes

Muslim militants traded gunfire with Philippine troops and were using almost 200 villagers as human shields, officials said, in a stand-off after a deadly attack on the southern city, Zamboanga. Philippine police manned a checkpoint, with army personnel patrolling, as affected residents were evacuated to a safer place. Duration: 00:31 Sep 10, 2013
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Ethiopians shop ahead of New Year celebrations

Ethiopians are preparing to celebrate on Wednesday the Ethiopian New Year. The Horn of Africa nation follows a unique, slightly modified version of the archaic Julian calendar. In the capital Addis Ababa, people have been busy shopping for food and gifts ahead of the holiday period. Duration: 02:37 Sep 10, 2013
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Nigeria palm wine tappers struggle to find recruits

The pay is low and the work involves scaling a 50-foot tree multiple times a day with no safety net, so it is not surprising that Nigerian palm wine tappers are struggling to find fresh recruits. Duration: 00:32 Sep 10, 2013
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Peer Steinbruck facing uphill struggle against Angela Merkel

Peer Steinbruck, the Social-Democrat candidate in the running to be chancellor of Germany in the country's forthcoming elections, faces a formidable challenge from the current leader, Angela Merkel, who remains highly popular. An economist with a reputation for plain speaking, Steinbruck's critics see him as awkward and arrogant, with little chance of victory. Duration: 02:19. Sep 10, 2013