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Cape Town gang wars put children in firing line

In the South African township of Manenberg drug related gang violence has long been a problem, but in recently the turf war has seen 16 schools temporarily shut down, keeping thousands of children at home for two days. Duration: 02:20 Sep 11, 2013
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Taiwan holds nuclear plant safety drill

More then 5,000 nuclear plant employees, military soldiers and local residents take part in a two-day annual nuclear plant safety drill in Pingtung, a county in southern Taiwan. Duration: 00:45 Sep 11, 2013
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Merkel notches up mixed scorecard

German Chancellor Angela Merkel likes to claim her government has been "the most successful since reunification". Her election rival begs to differ, labelling her second term "four lost years". Duration: 01:59 Sep 11, 2013
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Ex-leader's backers hold villages in restive C.Africa

Armed supporters of the ousted president of Central African Republic control villages in the northwest of the country, where fighting has killed at least 60 people, acording to military officials. In Bangui, the capital, residents are concerned about the new surge of violence. Duration: 01:14 Sep 11, 2013
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Barroso defends EU crisis response in address

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso defended Wednesday the measures taken to tame the debt crisis, putting eurosceptics on notice ahead of EU elections next year. Duration: 00:48 Sep 11, 2013
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Quebec presents controversial bid to ban religious garb

Officials in Quebec present their controversial bid to ban religious apparel -- including headscarves, turbans and yarmulkes -- on public sector workers, part of an overhaul to the Canadian province's "Charter of Values." Duration: 01:22 Sep 11, 2013