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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2014 opens

The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair opened its doors for the 2014 edition on Wednesday in the United Arab Emirate with 1,200 participants publishing in different languages. Duration: 00:54 May 1, 2014
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UN stresses gravity of the situation in war-torn Sudan

Top UN rights officials vowed Wednesday to do everything in their power to prevent conflict-wracked South Sudan from sliding into genocide, and warned the warring factions they would be held responsible if famine breaks out. Duration: 00:47 May 1, 2014
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Kiev protesters paint symbolic giant map of Ukraine

Young protesters have painted a symbolic map of Ukraine in front of the parliament building in Kiev. The "map of Ukraine's losses" is a protest against the central government's passivity in the eastern regions. Duration: 00:57 May 1, 2014
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South Africans in UK get to vote early in general election

South Africans living in London vote, a week before their country's May 7 general election, which comes 20 years after its first ever all-race, democratic election ended decades of racial oppression under the apartheid system. Duration: 00:58 May 1, 2014
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Oklahoma delays execution after first is botched

An American murderer dies of a heart attack more than 40 minutes after his execution was halted due to a botched lethal injection, leading Oklahoma to postpone the execution of a second inmate. Duration: 00:32 Apr 30, 2014
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Delhi HC adjourns hearing in Robert Vadra's land deal case

New Delhi, April 30 (ANI): Delhi High Court on Wednesday adjourned any further hearing in alleged illegal land deals of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law, Robert Vadra, till May 13, after completion of general elections, citing that any judgment might influence the voters. The order came after the petitioner, ML Sharma, who filed the public interest litigation (PIL) seeking investigation by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the various land deals made by Vadra, himself requested the court to adjourn the proceedings. Sharma said in the court that any judgment by court would tilt voters either towards Bharatiya Janata Party or towards Congress. Apr 30, 2014