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Nobel laureate sees need for culture change to beat rape

Liberia's nobel peace laureate Leymah Gbowee believes the summit in London on combating rape in warzones will help compel governments to tackle sexual violence, while acknowledging it would be impossible to 'block out' rape from war. Duration: 00:45 Jun 14, 2014
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UN Human Rights Commission reports on Iraq casualties

The UN's human rights chief Friday condemned reports of extrajudicial killings in Iraq as jihadists advance across the north, warning that vulnerable civilians were trapped or being targeted by the militants. Duration: 00:44 Jun 14, 2014
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Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt lend star power to rape summit

US Secretary of State John Kerry affirmed Washington had taken immediate steps to shore up assistance to Iraq in its fight against a jihadist offensive. He spoke at the closing of a conference co-hosted by actress Angelina Jolie. Duration: 00:55 Jun 14, 2014
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New York's High Line celebrates fifth birthday

New York's High Line - a public park built on elevated former train tracks - is celebrating its fifth birthday, with officials claiming it attracts more tourists than the Statue of Liberty. Duration: 01:33 Jun 14, 2014
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50 years on, US school segregation still casts a shadow

50 years ago, US Supreme Court established the right to public education for all races. But in rural Virginia, black students were shut out of school for 6 more years because the county closed down the public school system. Duration: 02:51 Jun 14, 2014
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Malawi's fish stocks in sharp decline

Chambo is a fish that's a staple for millions in Malawi but stocks are dwindling at an alarming rate due to over-fishing. There's also been a rapid drop in water levels of Lake Malawi driven by population growth and climate change. Duration: 01:21 Jun 13, 2014