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Syria opposition chief presses Russia on Assad

Syria's opposition leader met Russia's top diplomat on Tuesday in a bid to persuade Moscow to push its ally Damascus to agree to a transitional government for the war-scarred nation. Duration: 00:44 Feb 5, 2014
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Pakistan-Taliban planned peace talks falter

Negotiators for the Pakistani Taliban said Tuesday that government representatives had refused to show up for planned peace talks, citing confusion over the militants' team. Duration: 00:54 Feb 5, 2014
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Sochi 2014 athletes' village unveiled

The Sochi athletes' village was revealed on Tuesday. IOC President Thomas Bach paid a visit to the site, and signed a wall commemorating the Olympic truce. Duration: 01:40 Feb 5, 2014
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2G scam: AAP comes out with fresh charges against Karunanidhi, Kanimozhi

New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): AAP Leader Prashant Bhushan in a press conference on Tuesday said that they are in possession of a series of recorded telephonic conversations that implicate DMK leader Kanimozhi further in the 2G scam. The AAP leader alleged that a huge cover-up was engineered in the telecom scam to protect Kanimozhi and the owner of Kalaignar TV and DMK chief M Karunanidhi was aware of the plan. Bhushan claimed that leaked audio tapes prove Kanimozhi accepted Rs.200 crore from a telecom firm which was allotted a mobile network license by then Union Telecom Minister A Raja in 2008. He said that he would upload tapes containing conversations between Kanimozhi, Karunanidhi's PA and Jafer Sait, an IPS officer close to the family. Feb 4, 2014
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Sea Shepherd vessel collides with Japanese ship

A ship belonging to militant anti-whaling campaigners Sea Shepherd came into contact with a Japanese harpoon vessel on Sunday prompting Tokyo to asking the Netherlands to take "practical measures" against the Dutch-registered vessel. Duration: 00:35 Feb 4, 2014
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Have asked Ugandan High Commission to provide counselor service to three women: MEA

New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Tuesday said the ministry has written to the Ugandan High Commission regarding a complaint filed by three Ugandan women with the police indicating that they were allegedly brought to India under false pretenses. Akbaruddin further said they have suggested to the Ugandan High Commission to provide counselor services to the three Ugandan nationals as early as possible. Earlier on Monday, three Uganda n women had filed a complaint with help from the Delhi Government and sought intervention from the External Affairs Ministry seeking protection for them. Feb 4, 2014
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Gilgit under stronghold of Taliban

Gilgit Baltistan, Feb 4, 2014: Gilgit Baltistan is under the grip of Talibanisation… the mushrooming of terror camps and Pakistan's policy of divisiveness has left the region struggling against Talibanisation. Feb 4, 2014