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Bangladesh academician highlights ideological differences among political parties

Dhaka, Oct 25 (ANI): Bangladesh academician, Shafi Ahmed highlighted the conflict between the leading political parties of the country, as tensions mounted ahead of the general elections. Bangladesh has been rocked by protests and counter-protests since January, when a tribunal set up by the government to investigate abuses during a 1971 war of independence from Pakistan sentenced to death in absentia a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami. Ahmed while talking to the reporter in Dhaka said that there was clash of ideologies between the two leading political parties. Oct 25, 2013
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UP: Girl set on fire after rape attempt by villager

Jalaun, Oct 25 (ANI): A teenage girl in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh died in hospital allegedly after being set on fire by a villager, who had attempted to rape her first. The incident took place at Nipniya village of Sirsa Kalan area in Jalaun district on Tuesday evening in the fields where she went to attend nature's call. Police, however, suspected the incident to be a case of suicide. The assistant superintendent of police in the region, Rakesh Shankar, said that the girl was believed to be in a relationship with the accused and committed suicide after being spotted with him by her brother. Oct 25, 2013
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Continuous Ceasefire violations instils fear in villagers

Samba, Oct 25 (ANI): Massive exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistan troops overnight across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir instilled fear in the minds of border villagers forcing thousands to abandon their homes. The villagers, already facing hardships due to continuous violations of ceasefire and shelling from Pakistan, were shaken after the incident. A mortar bomb fell at a house in Nanga village of Samba district, when the village was fast asleep in their 'safe abodes'. Consequently, thousands of them have abandoned their homes and is seeking refuge elsewhere at community shelters like schools. Oct 25, 2013
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PM's statement on Coalgate: He never acts on his words, says Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Reacting on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement that he is open to CBI investigation in Coalgate scam and has nothing to hide, BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said that the PM never acts on his words. He also said that there is nothing new in his statements is just matter of fact statements. Oct 25, 2013
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France, Germany push for new rules in spy game

France and Germany push for Washington to agree rules for the spy game after damaging revelations the United States tapped German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone. Duration: 01:19 Oct 25, 2013
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Desperate migrants seek Melilla, gateway to Europe

Growing numbers of Africans desperate to reach Europe are trying to leap across a triple-layer fence along the border of Melilla, a Spanish city perched on the north coast of Africa. Duration: 02:08 Oct 25, 2013
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Cameron pushes for red tape cut to boost EU growth

European leaders arrived in Brussls Friday morning for EU summit talks, and British Prime Minister David Cameron stressed the importance of cutting regulation to help businesses grow across Europe. Duration: 00:42 Oct 25, 2013
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Madagascar strongman votes in first post-coup polls

Madagascar was voting Friday in long-delayed presidential elections meant to restore democracy and pull the island nation out of the crisis it plunged into after a 2009 coup. Duration: 0:40 Oct 25, 2013