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Philippine typhoon survivors turn cave-dwellers

Victims who survived the Philippines super typhoon by huddling in a cave as a tsunami-like wave obliterated their community have now made it their home -- reduced to Stone Age conditions with nowhere else to go. Nov 18, 2013
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Conservationists discuss ways to protect bluefin tuna

Conservationists meet in Cape Town Monday to discuss ways to protect the bluefin tuna population, which has been decimated by illegal fishing. Bluefin tuna can sell for over 10,000 US dollars per fish, due to a growing demand for sushi. Nov 18, 2013
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Murder of Central African judge sparks deadly clashes

Two civilians were killed in clashes in the Central African Republic Sunday sparked by the gunning down of a magistrate and his assistant by former members of the Seleka rebel group, a police source said. Duration: 00:37 Nov 18, 2013
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Shooter on the run in Paris after newspaper attack

French police deployed throughout Paris on Monday, tracking a lone fugitive gunman who shot and critically wounded a young photographer at the left wing newspaper Liberation. Duration: 01:08 Nov 18, 2013
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Russia passenger jet crash leaves 50 dead

Russia on Monday sought answers for a plane crash that killed 50 and raised fresh alarm about the safety of its civil aviation, with investigators focusing on a fault with the 23-year old plane or pilot error as the likely cause. Nov 18, 2013
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Passenger jet crashes in Russia, killing 50

A Boeing 737 operated by a Russian airline crashed while attempting to land in the city of Kazan, killing all 50 on board, Russia's emergency situations ministry says. Duration: 00:29 Nov 18, 2013
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World Cup is Qatar's chance 'to end labour abuse'

Amnesty International criticizes "alarming" exploitation of construction workers in Qatar, urging the country to seize the opportunity of hosting the 2022 World Cup to demonstrate its commitment to human rights. Nov 18, 2013
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France relocates Albanian refugee camp

Hundreds of Albanian asylum-seekers have been evacuated from underneath an overpass in Lyon and relocated in temporary housing in the surrounding area amidst tensions with local residents. Duration: 00:37 Nov 18, 2013
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Ashok Gehlot releases Congress manifesto in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Nov 17 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot along with other leaders released the Congress manifesto in Rajasthan on Sunday. Dedicating the manifesto to the people of the state, Gehlot said that his party aims to provide strong houses to the people. Gehlot also mentioned about the employment initiatives taken so far and the various scopes ahead. The state elections are dated to be held on December 1. Nov 17, 2013
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Visakhapatnam walks to spread breast cancer awareness

Visakhapatnam, Nov 17 (ANI): Visakhapatnam walked for spreading awareness on breast cancer and the importance of its early detection. The two-kilometre-long ‘Pink Ribbon Walk’ was organized by a state government’s organization on Sunday. Junior Trade Minister, D. Purandeswari, who flagged off the walk said that the country needs to do much more to curb and spread more awareness about breast cancer. Breast cancer, commonest cancer in urban India, accounts for about 30 percent of all cancers in women and around one-lakh cases of breast cancer are detected in India, every year. Doctors advice regular check-ups and at-home-check-for-breast-cancer to detect any signs of lumps. Nov 17, 2013
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Devout Sikhs throng Golden Temple on Guru Nanak's birth anniversary

New Delhi/Amritsar, Nov 17 (ANI): Sikh devotees revelled in the festive spirit as they congregated at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Sunday to mark the celebrations of the 545-birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev. Golden Temple, also known as Harminder Sahib, the most important Sikh shrine in the world was illuminated with colourful lights on this occasion. The 'Jalao' was displayed which included the display of precious jewellery and articles, ornamental pieces studded with precious stones, diamonds, jewels, pearls, and bejewelled canopy. Every year, thousands of Sikh devotees from across the world throng the revered shrine, the Golden Temple and take holy dip on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti. Nov 17, 2013
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Rajeev Shukla on Jairam Rameshs statement on Rahul Gandhi

Kanpur, Nov 17 (ANI): The Congress on Sunday claimed that Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh had only opined that the statement made by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi shouldn't have been made the way it was made. Ramesh had agreed that Rahul should apologize for his remarks on ISI getting in touch with Muzaffarnagar riot-hit youth. However, he had also said that Rahul is secular to the core and that no one can doubt his credentials in the matter. Nov 17, 2013