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Blast in Imphal: One killed, Six injured

Imphal, Nov 07 (ANI): One person was killed and six others got seriously injured when a powerful bomb, exploded in Imphal. The blast took place just after a security meeting was being conducted two days ago, headed by the Chief Minister, in presence of Deputy Chief Minister, Top Brass Security Officials and Civil Officials. This is the latest in a series of attacks on migrant labourers in the state by militant outfits who want outsiders to leave the state. Nov 7, 2013
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India-Bangladesh launch Joint Retreat Ceremony on eastern international border

West Bengal, Nov 07 (ANI): India and Bangladesh launched a Joint Retreat Ceremony at the Petrapole-Benapole border outpost at the eastern international border. Petrapole is located some 120-km north of Kolkata in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. Benapole is the Bangladeshi side of the border. The ceremony includes parades, march-past and lowering of the national flag of both the countries and will henceforth be a daily routine, at sundown, on the eastern border. Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, who attended the Ceremony, said Bangladesh and India share the same culture and heritage and the Joint Retreat will help both countries strengthen their ties. Shinde also said taht India has already initiated steps to simplify visa rules for businessmen, students and those seeking medical treatment as well as signing of the Extradition treaties. Nov 7, 2013
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US and Cameroon authors win top French literary prize

The Femina committee awarded its prize for best French novel to Cameroonian Leonora Miano for "La Saison de l'ombre" ("The Season of Darkness") and its prize for best foreign novel to American Richard Ford for his novel "Canada." Duration: 1:22 Nov 7, 2013
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Garbage clogs streets of Madrid as sweepers strike

Rubbish piled up in the gutters of Madrid on Thursday as a strike by street-sweepers facing sackings and salary cuts began to leave its mark on the major tourist destination. Duration: 0:55 Nov 7, 2013
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PLO official urges global probe into Arafat 'killing'

A PLO official on Thursday called for an international inquiry into "the killing" of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, a day after Swiss scientists said he probably died from polonium poisoning. Duration: 00:53 Nov 7, 2013
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Morocco king hits back at W.Sahara rights criticism

King Mohammed VI reacted angrily to international criticism of Morocco's human rights record in the annexed Western Sahara late Wednesday, insisting the kingdom needed no lessons from anybody. Duration: 00:44 Nov 7, 2013
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Colombia and FARC strike deal on key peace issue

Colombia's government and FARC guerrillas have reached agreement on the rebels' future participation in politics, a deal that brings the country closer to ending a half-century of civil war. Duration: 00:50 Nov 7, 2013
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Marvel announces comic with new Muslim superhero

Marvel Comics introduce a new superhero, 16-year-old Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American Muslim teenager living in Jersey City, New Jersey. The character's story will launch early next year. Duration: 00:37 Nov 7, 2013
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Prince Charles and his wife Camilla visit India

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla visited a forest research centre and a military academy Thursday on the first full day of their Indian tour which began with garlands and a blessing beside the River Ganges. Duration: 01:12 Nov 7, 2013
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France, Ecuador sign joint research agreements

French President François Hollande has been meeting his Ecuadorian counterpart Rafael Correa, as the two countries sign cooperation agreements in education and research. Duration: 01:03 Nov 7, 2013