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LS Polls: All options open to form likeminded coalition, says Congress

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi, said that all options were open to form a non-communal and likeminded coalition in the run-up to the battle of 2014 polls. Election Commission is all set to hold the general elections starting mid-April and spread it over at least five phases till early May. Meanwhile, reacting on Aam Aadmi Party, Chief Arvind Kejriwal, Singhvi said that merely crying about negatives and not taking any measures of improvement is an insult to the nation. Feb 25, 2014
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China downplays Modis remarks on Arunachal Pradesh

Beijing, Feb 25 (ANI): China sought to downplay remarks by BJP’s prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who said that the disputed territory of Arunachal Pradesh was an integral part of India and urged China to abandon its "mindset of expansion". Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying, said that China was dedicated to promoting friendly relations with its neighbours and the resolving of disputes via talks. Feb 25, 2014
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UNRWA official visits Syria's besieged Yarmuk camp

The UNRWA resumes distribution of aid at the Yarmuk camp in Damascus. On Monday the agency's commissioner-general visited the camp, a day after Damascus said it was ready to cooperate with a rare UN Security Council to allow humanitarian access. Duration: 01:03 Feb 25, 2014
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Samsung launches flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone

Samsung unveiled its new flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone armed with a fingerprint scanner and a built-in heart rate sensor to defend its place as the world's industry leader. Duration: 01:13 Feb 25, 2014
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Champagne chef wins coveted three Michelin stars

A chef from France's Champagne region whose restaurant offers 600 of the sparkling wines was admitted Monday into the exclusive club of establishments with three Michelin stars. Duration: 01:02 Feb 25, 2014
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Ugandan president signs tough anti-gay bill

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday signed a controversial law that will see homosexuals jailed for life, and dismissed warnings from key foreign allies and donors including the United States. Feb 25, 2014
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Afghan army on high alert following Taliban attack

The Afghan National Army (ANA) were on high alert Monday near Kunar Province which borders Pakistan, following the Taliban's deadly attack on a border outpost on Sunday which left 21 soldiers dead and another 7 taken hostage. Duration: 00:33 Feb 25, 2014
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Defiant Ugandan president signs tough anti-gay bill

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday signed a controversial law that will see homosexuals jailed for life, and dismissed warnings from key foreign allies and donors including the United States. Feb 24, 2014
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Russia jails anti-Putin activists, detains 200 protesters

Russian police detained hundreds of protesters Monday outside a court that sentenced seven activists to prison terms of up to four years for demonstrations against Vladimir Putin's third presidential inauguration in 2012. Feb 24, 2014