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France opens probe into Assad uncle's assets

Paris prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into the assets of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's uncle, whom anti-corruption groups accuse of illegally obtaining a vast fortune and property empire. Duration: 01:15 Oct 3, 2013
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Hong Kong's handcart heroes keep the city rolling

Handcarts are as much a part of the landscape in Hong Kong as the white van man in London or the bicycle courier in New York, and these simple old-fashioned contraptions help keep the modern city moving. Duration: 02:07 Oct 3, 2013
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Charter plane crashes in Lagos with 20 on board

A Nigerian charter plane with 20 people on board suffered engine failure shortly after takeoff from Lagos on Thursday, crash-landing near an airport fuel depot and killing at least 14 people, officials said. Duration: 00:55 Oct 3, 2013
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Alhurra TV: Capitol car chase caught on camera

Shots ring out outside the US Capitol building as police intercept a speeding driver, sending lawmakers and tourists scattering for cover and triggering a massive security operation. Duration: 1:27 Oct 3, 2013
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Manipur's border town Moreh gets its first court of Judicial Magistrate.

Moreh, Oct 02 (ANI): The first ever Court of Judicial Magistrate First class cum Civil court at Moreh was recently inaugurated by the Chief Justice of Manipur High Court, Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre. The court is the first of its kind in Manipur and it has video conferencing facility. Plans are on to establish more such courts in every district of the state. The state got an independent high court this year in March. Moreh, situated in Chandel district is located on the border with Myanmar. The opening of the court has come as a relief for people of the town who earlier had to travel long distances to settle legal matters. Oct 2, 2013
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Bangladesh filmmaker seeks India's support to uphold spirit of liberation war

Agartala, Oct 02 (ANI): Veteran Bangladeshi filmmaker, Nasiruddin Yousuff, sought India’s support to uphold the spirit of 1971 liberation war, while he urged it to join in the fight against the fundamentalists. Yousuff formed a group called 'Friends of Bangladesh' and is holding seminars and talks in his country and outside to ask people to raise their voices against the rising religious fundamentalist groups in Bangladesh. Yousuff said in Agartala, Tripura that he formed the group to garner support not only from India but from other nations. Oct 2, 2013