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Saudi set for Hajj despite MERS virus fears

Saudi Arabia is gearing up for next week's hajj with scores of pilgrims set to miss the world's largest annual gathering over construction work and fears about a deadly virus. Duration: 00:33 Oct 9, 2013
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Chemical watchdog urges truces so Syria can disarm

The world's chemical weapons watchdog calls for temporary truces to meet tight disarmament deadlines in Syria, where fresh bloodshed is serving as a deadly reminder of the mission's difficulties. Duration: 01:42 Oct 9, 2013
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Azerbaijan strongman set for crushing poll win

Azerbaijan votes in a presidential election that looks certain to see strongman president Ilham Aliyev seal a third term, with critics claiming a widespread crackdown on his foes ahead of the poll. Duration: 00:41  Oct 9, 2013
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Australia celebrates naval fleet anniversary

The Royal Australian Navy leads the Combined Navies Parade in celebration of one hundred years since Australia’s naval fleet sailed into Sydney Harbour for the first time on 4 October 1913. Duration: 00:37 Oct 9, 2013
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Australia PM remembers bombing victims in Bali

Prime Minister Tony Abbott announces a scheme to compensate Australian victims of overseas terror attacks and their families as he lays a wreath at the site of the 2002 Bali bombings. Duration: 00:42 Oct 9, 2013