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Olympic committee praises Sochi ahead of Games

The International Olympic Committee on Thursday declared Russia's Olympic venues in Sochi were ready for the 2014 Winter Games, adding it was satisfied that a law on homosexuality passed by Russia did not violate the Olympic charter. Duration: 01:16 Sep 26, 2013
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Obama raises stakes in debt, spending showdown.

President Barack Obama Thursday warned he would never allow Republicans to kill or delay his health care law, raising the stakes in a showdown that could shutter the government or trigger a US debt default. Duration : 01:32 Sep 26, 2013
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Austrian voters head to polls to elect parliament

Austria goes to the polls to elect a new parliament on Sunday, with the Social Democrats and conservative People's Party likely to remain in office. But many voters are unhappy with the status quo and in favour of smaller parties. Duration: 01:05 Sep 26, 2013
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Taiwan's navy launches surface-to-air missile

Taiwan launched a US-made Standard II surface-to-air missile for the first time in six years, destroying a drone emulating a Chinese air attack, at sea near the east coast of Taiwan on September 26, 2013. Duration: 00:31 Sep 26, 2013
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Eurogamers Expo 2013 held in London

Gaming enthusiasts descend on the Earl's Court exhbition centre to play demo versions of the very latest products from major and independent programmers at the Eurogamers Expo 2013 in London on Thursday. Duration: 00:36 Sep 26, 2013
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Ivory Coast's cinema scene reinvigorated with 'Run'

Director Philippe Lacote’s film "Run" charts a decade of rebellion, civil war and post-electoral violence in Ivory Coast. Its European release scheduled for 2014 marks a turning point in the country's flagging cinematic industry.Duration: 02:05 Sep 26, 2013