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Turkish riot police clash with May Day protesters

Turkish police used water cannon and tear ga Thursday to disperse thousands of protesters who tried to defy a Labour Day ban on rallies on Istanbul's Taksim Square, the scene of protests that have dogged the government for months. Duration: 00:45 May 2, 2014
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India marks International Labour Day on 1st May

Thiruvananthapuram/ Poonch, May 01 (ANI): Trade unions across India hailed International Labour Day on Thursday and raised voice against unjust treatment meted out to workers in the country. Workers in Thiruvananthapuram city of Kerala held red flags and banners, beat drums and marched on the streets to spread the message of strength and unity among workers. The unions demanded more salary, more power and more perks for the workers on this day. The Labour Day was organised in India for the first time in Chennai in 1923 during which the red flag was used for the first time in the country. Meanwhile, employees in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir gathered to commemorate the labourers who lost their lives in Chicago fighting for the rights of their fellow labourers. May 1, 2014
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Pro-Russian militants storm building in east Ukraine city

The insurgency dividing Ukraine worsened on Thursday when militants hurling petrol bombs seized a key building in the eastern city of Donetsk. A mob of pro-Russian militants beat up riot police and stole their arms and shields. Duration: 00:41 May 1, 2014
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DR Congo's rebel fighters swap weapons for reintegration

Militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been handing in their weapons after the army defeated the M23 rebel group at the end of last year. But the process of integration is slow, with funding difficult to ensure. Duration: 02:28 May 1, 2014
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Football catches the fancy of youth in Mizoram

Mizoram, May 1 (ANI): Energetic and focused! Every evening, these budding players in village Kanhmun gather in a local ground to hone their skills in soccer. Despite poor infrastructure, the spirits are high after the state won the Santosh Trophy, an annual national football tournament, recently. Two players from Mizoram, Lalrindika Ralte and Jeje Lalpekula, play for the national team. To encourage football among the youth, the state government has provided two astro turfs at Aizwal and one at Lunglei. The fourth one is coming up at Champhai. In 2012, the state government launched the Mizoram Premier League (MPL) and organized tournaments with the participation of various clubs of the state. Mizoram's success story will surely inspire other states in the region as well. May 1, 2014
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Congress workers protest outside BJP headquarters

New Delhi, May 01 (ANI): Congress party workers staged protest in front of BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Thursday demanding response to 50 corruption cases in which BJP is allegedly involved. Seemingly irked at the scam allegations Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, Congress Party workers who staged protest, raked up allegations against son-in-law of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Ranjan Bharttacharya. Earlier, BJP leadership released a video and a booklet as the party's sharpest attack on Vadra and the Congress party. Flamboyant businessman Vadra has denied the accusations levelled by anti-corruption activists, of improper dealings with DLF. May 1, 2014