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Female genital mutilation prevalent in Somalia

February 6th is the International Day against Female Genital Mutilation, a practice that still persists in many countries. According to a report released by UNICEF in 2013, the prevalence of FGM in Somalia remains high at 95%. Duration: 01:15 Feb 7, 2014
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Spanish princess named criminal suspect

Spanish King Juan Carlos’s youngest daughter Cristina has been named as a criminal suspect. On Saturday, she will be grilled by a judge in Palma de Mallorca who suspects her of tax fraud and money laundering. Feb 7, 2014
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Ukraine far-right paramilitary defiant over protests

Even as Ukraine's main opposition leaders meet with the authorities to try to resolve their long-running standoff, one influential and unrepentant voice stands out -- that of far-right paramilitary leader Dmytro Yarosh. Feb 7, 2014
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Tokyo zoo stages 'gorilla escape'

Staff at a Japanese zoo chase a keeper in a gorilla costume as part of an annual escape drill to brush up their skills in the event of a real breakout. Feb 7, 2014
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Look beyond Olympic hype, Pussy Riot says

Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot call for a boycott of the Sochi Olympic Games as they take their campaign against Vladimir Putin's civil liberties crackdown to New York. Duration: 01:27 Feb 6, 2014
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Hundreds take on Empire State Building race

Hundreds of runners from around the world gather in New York to compete in the annual Empire State Building Run-Up, racing up 86 floors, 1,576 steps, and 1,050 feet from the lobby to the iconic 86th floor Observatory. Duration: 01:22 Feb 6, 2014