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Brazil to auction coveted Libra oilfield

Some 200 employees of the Brazilian state oil giant Petrobras demonstrated outside the company headquarters Thursday to demand the suspension of Monday's planned auction of pre-sale oil concessions for the giant Libra oilfield. Duration: 00:59 Oct 18, 2013
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Jihadists return to Mali's streets

In Mali, the city of Gao is once again under attack by Islamists: in the latest spate of attacks, jihadists wounded two civilians when they blew up a bridge a week ago, a day after shelling the town and injuring a soldier. Duration: 2:43 Oct 18, 2013
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Bushfires ravage communities in Australia

Residents face scenes of devastation as bushfires ravage communities and destroy "hundreds" of homes in southeastern Australia, leaving one man dead with dozens of blazes still out of control. Duration: 00:59 Oct 18, 2013
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Troops patrol scene of Kabul suicide attack

A Taliban suicide bomber detonated an explosive-laden car in Kabul on Friday outside a compound where many foreign workers are based, killing at least two local civilians, Afghan officials said. Duration: 0:37 Oct 18, 2013
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Global power India will change the whole world: Hungarian PM

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday said that India was set to change the world scenario and break the delusion of the US. Orban is on a state visit with the aim to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries. Oct 17, 2013
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Asaram undergoes medical potency test, lawyer calls its 'physical harassment' by doctors

Gandhinagar, Oct 17 (ANI): After Controversial godman Asaram underwent medical potency test in connection with a sexual assault case, his lawyer said that it was a kind of 'physical harassment' by the doctors and nurses and that it is a serious offence that an old man of such an age is forced to undergo such tests. Further, he said that nobody is allowed to touch anybody's private parts without his consent. Oct 17, 2013
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Nira Radia case: SC orders CBI to submit report by 17th December

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the CBI to submit its report on all the 14 conversations of Nira Radia latest by 17th December. The lawyer confirmed that SC also rejected CBI's plea that some of the things should be investigated by the police officials, saying that the case involves serious issues which has to be taken seriously. The aforesaid case relates to the telephonic conversations between Nira Radia, and an acquaintance of Indian Telecom Minister A Raja, and with senior journalists, politicians, and corporate houses, taped by the Indian Income Tax Department in 2008-09. Oct 17, 2013
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'Sankalp Yatra' Banned: Mulayam Singh trying to appease "hard-line Muslim community", says VHP

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Talking about the recent arrests of the VHP members and other saints in Ayodhya by the UP police, VHP senior leader Ashok Singhal said that Mulayam Singh banned the 'Sankalp Diwas Yatra' in order to appease "hard-line Muslim community" for vote bank. He further slammed SP government in UP for their involvement in dividing Hindus and Muslims on the basis of caste and that the two religions never wanted any fights and violence. He also said that there are a large number of saints with the VHP and they will struggle for the yatra. Oct 17, 2013