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Colombian former President Uribe running for Senate

Alvaro Uribe, now 61, is running for Senate and it's the first time in Colombia's history that a former president goes back to politics. "No peace without security," he hammered home during an exclusive interview with AFP. Duration: 01:07 Feb 5, 2014
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Syrian army barrel bombs claim more lives in Aleppo

Syrian army helicopters dropped barrel bombs on main northern city Aleppo Tuesday, killing at least eight people as they pressed a bombing campaign launched in mid-December, a monitoring group said. Duration: 01:03 Feb 5, 2014
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Georgian PM says EU membership is only way forward

Despite events in Ukraine, Georgia's march towards the EU is "the only way forward" for the small ex-Soviet Caucasus state neighbouring Russia, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili told AFP Tuesday. Duration: 00:34 Feb 5, 2014
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IOC, Putin confident ahead of Sochi Games opening

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in the Sochi region ahead of Friday's opening Olympic Games ceremony in typically confident mood, declaring the 126th session of the International Olympic Committee session open. Duration: 01:14 Feb 5, 2014
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Erdogan urges more German support for EU bid

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Germany Tuesday to step up support for Turkey's European Union entry bid but acknowledged his country must also press on with reforms. Duration: 00:45 Feb 5, 2014
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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