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ICC hears ex-DRC VP Bemba "didn't control troops" in CAR

As Jean-Pierre Bemba's trial at the International Criminal Court nears its end, his defence team argued on Thursday that the Congolese vice-president was not in control of Congolese troops in the Central African Republic. Duration: 00:50 Nov 14, 2014
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Romanian PM tipped to clinch presidential run-off

Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta looks set to clinch the presidency on Sunday in a run-off election in the corruption-plagued ex-communist state, despite fears that he may reverse key reforms. Duration: 2:45 Nov 13, 2014
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Nepalese rock band enthralls audience at the 8th South Asian Bands Festival 2014

New Delhi, Nov 13 (ANI): Bands from SAARC countries performed at the 8th South Asian Bands Festival 2014 in New Delhi. The event was organized by the Ministry of External Affairs, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and NGO Seher. The Nepalese rock band, 'Mukti and Revival' mesmerized the audience with their performance. Members of the band believe that culture of India and Nepal is very similar and such events help to strengthen it further. A total of 14 rock bands from across the Subcontinent performed at the Festival. Besides Nepal, bands from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India (SAARC) and observer country, France played music from across various genres. The three day festival was concluded on November 9. Nov 13, 2014
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Morcha band from Afghanistan performs at 8th South Asian Bands Festival

New Delhi, Nov 13 (ANI): The cultural diversity of SAARC member countries was showcased at the 8th South Asian Bands Festival held at Old Fort in New Delhi. Among the many groups was Morcha Band from Afghanistan, which thrilled the audience with rocking Afghani and Indian songs. The Band performed in India for the first time. The band received an overwhelming response from the audience. The Director of Sehar (an NGO) and South Asian Bands Festival, Sanjeev Bhargava, who has organized the show, said that the idea behind this festival was to bring the people from different nations together and promote cultural integration. He also appreciated the Afghani musicians. India and Afghanistan have strong cultural ties and the music binds the two nations together. Nov 13, 2014
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PM Modi meets Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Both the ministers discussed issues of bilateral interest. Followed by his meeting with Keqiang, Modi held a meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Earlier in the day, Modi had also met Philippines President Benigno Aquino. Modi is scheduled to hold talks with several world leaders on the sidelines of the summit. He is hoping to strengthen ties with Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders as an integral part of his 'Act East' policy. Modi is in Myanmar as part of his 10-day trip to three nations, the other two being Australia and Fiji. Nov 13, 2014