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Muscovites marking Russia Day hail return of Crimea

Muscovites react after Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Thursday that it was "time to reunite the fragments" of the USSR, 24 years after the Russian declaration of independence. Duration: 00:55 Jun 13, 2014
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Refugees gather at Iraqi checkpoint

United Nations images show the situation at a checkpoint near Irbil in Iraq, as thousands flee violence in Mosul and elsewhere in the country. Duration: 01:40 Jun 13, 2014
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Palestinians bury man killed by an Israeli air strike

The funeral of a Palestinian man killed on Wednesday by an Israeli air strike was held on Thursday in Beit Lahia. The Israeli military said it had targeted "terrorists affiliated to the international jihad." Duration: 00:49 Jun 12, 2014
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Navy Chief lays emphasis on teamwork to strengthen the force

Kochi, June 12 (ANI): Navy Chief, Admiral Robin K. Dhowan, stressed on the importance of teamwork and coordination with an aim to strengthen the force during the investiture ceremony. Dhowan was in Kochi city of Kerala to present gallantry and distinguished service awards to Navy personnel at an investiture ceremony at the Naval Base on Thursday. He also awarded unit citations for best performing shore establishments and operational units -ships, submarines and air squadrons. Jun 12, 2014
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Do Indian football federations lack promotion skills

New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): With the soccer World Cup kicking-off on June 12 in Brazil, fans across the globe are gearing up for the mega event. FIFA has indeed marketed the sport so well that it currently is a favourite with the public. Even, Indians are not far behind in being hit by World Cup fever. However, with the BCCI promoting cricket on a bigger scale, the promotion of football in India pales in comparison. President of the Hindustan Football Club D.K. Bose talked about how BCCI has established cricket as a dominant sport in India. The AIFF needs to pick up lessons from the BCCI on how to promote football, and ensure improved spectator turnouts and interest. Jun 12, 2014