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Pakistan halts cross-border bus service in Poonch

Poonch, Jan 21 (ANI): Indian authorities said that their counterparts in Pakistan had suspended cross-border bus service along the Line of Control (LOC) in disputed Kashmir region by not opening the border gates for the passage of vehicles. Reportedly, the suspension was in retaliation to the arrest of a Pakistan truck driver, who was detained by the Indian security forces while agedly trying to cross the border with 114 packets of brown sugar in Kaman post area of Kashmir on January 17. Passengers sitting inside the busses who had to return back to the Indian side were troubled due to this sudden halt of the bus service. Travellers said that such incident has hurt their sentiments and emotions. Jan 21, 2014
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Kejriwal asks: Does the Home Minister want to fight with the Delhi Govt?

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would not be backing off any time soon over its demand for the suspension of Delhi Police personnel who have been accused by his administration of dereliction of duty. Addressing AAP supporters near the Rail Bhawan in the centre of the national capital this morning, Kejriwal questioned whether it was the central government's intention to take on the Delhi Government by refusing to accept what he termed were the genuine demands of the city administration. He also accused the central government of being insensitive to the condition of the people who have gathered to get their demands met. Jan 21, 2014
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No justice for Nepal's slave girls

Nine-year-old Manjita Chaudhary had never spent a night away from her parents and then her father sold her to a policeman for $25, a practice all too common in Nepal according to campaigners. Duration: 02:05 Jan 21, 2014
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Torture in Syria

A 23-year-old Syrian activist, who endured 15 months of torture and ill treatment in Syria's notorious prisons, recalls her ordeal from the safety of Turkey and vows to continue to try to help those still languishing in jails. Duration: 01:50 Jan 21, 2014
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Ethiopia's Timkat draws crowds to ancient royal baths

Hundreds of people cloaked in white shrouds and chanting biblical hymns gather from the early hours at the holy baths in northern Ethiopia to celebrate Timkat, which marks the baptism of Jesus Christ in the River Jordan. Duration: 00:33 Jan 21, 2014
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'Important day' as UN confirms Iran nuclear freeze: EU

The UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran's partial nuclear freeze. Images and soundbite of Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union before the meeting on Iran. Duration: 00:39 Jan 21, 2014
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Five car bombs rock Baghdad, 18 killed

Five car bombs struck across several neighbourhoods in Baghdad on Monday killing at least 18 people and wounding dozens others, security and medical officials said. Duration: 00:19 Jan 20, 2014
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Jihadists in online threat to Sochi Olympics

In a video posted on a well-known jihadi forum, two men believed to have been suicide bombers in last month's deadly bombings in Volgograd, threaten the Sochi Olympics with acts of terror. Duration: 00:45 Jan 20, 2014
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13 dead in fresh suicide attack in Pakistan

A Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 13 people in a market, close to Pakistan's military headquarters, a day after one of the deadliest attacks on security forces in recent years. Duration: 00:56 Jan 20, 2014
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Syrian President Assad in exclusive AFP interview

In an exclusive interview with AFP, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has said that the "war on terror" must be the focus of Geneva II and there was "significant" chance he would seek a new term. Duration: 01:32 Jan 20, 2014