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Ukraine dashes Darth Vader's presidential hopes

Darth Vader's run for president of Ukraine ended ingloriously Thursday when election officials said the man posing as the iconic movie villain might actually be an electrician named Viktor Shevchenko. Duration: 00:57 Apr 4, 2014
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Kenyan police, Muslim youth clash in Mombasa

Worshippers clash with police following Friday prayers at Martyr’s Mosque in Mombasa. Tension was high after the killing of hardline Kenyan cleric Abubakar Shariff Ahmed on Tuesday. Duration: 00:41 Apr 4, 2014
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Malians concerned over ebola outbreak

Several west African countries geared up on Friday to tackle killer haemorraghic fevers including Ebola, which has claimed more than 80 lives in Guinea and just seen suspect cases emerge in Mali, after Liberia and Sierra Leone. Duration: 01:14 Apr 4, 2014
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Thai Red Shirts mobilise to defend besieged PM

With a flurry of punches and kicks, hundreds of Thai "Red Shirts" undergo self-defence drills as they mobilise to protect the embattled government, stoking fears of a dangerous new phase of civil conflict. Duration: 00:57 Apr 4, 2014
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Endless food emergency in the Sahel

People living in the Sahel region of Africa face a food crisis for fourth consecutive year, and at the Mauritanian-Senegalese border food shortages are frequent. Duration: 00:40 Apr 4, 2014
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World's finest viola presented in Hong Kong

The world's greatest viola, the "Macdonald" made by Antonio Stradivari in 1719, is presented in Hong Kong after Sotheby's opened a sealed bid process for the instrument, with bids expected in excess of $45 million. Duration: 00:58 Apr 4, 2014
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2 Journalists Shot in Afghanistan ahead of Presidential Elections, 1 Dead

An unidentified gunman shot two foreign journalists in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, killing one and severely injuring the other, said local officials. The man who opened fire is understood to be a police officer. The two journalists have been working for the Associated Press (AP). Apr 4, 2014
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Police tighten security as Maoists threaten residents of Jharkhand to boycott polls

Simdega, April 04 (ANI): Police have deployed additional forces in Maoists hotbed in Jharkhand after rebels threatened the residents to boycott parliamentary polls. Threat looms large over many villages in Simdega district as rebels wrote on the walls of the schools and other voting centres, forcing people not to step out of their houses on the poll day. However, police has assured that adequate steps are being taken to foil any attempts by rebels. Maoists say they are fighting for the rights of poor farmers and landless labourers. Apr 4, 2014