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Conservationists discuss ways to protect bluefin tuna

Conservationists meet in Cape Town Monday to discuss ways to protect the bluefin tuna population, which has been decimated by illegal fishing. Bluefin tuna can sell for over 10,000 US dollars per fish, due to a growing demand for sushi. Nov 18, 2013
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Philippine typhoon survivors turn cave-dwellers

Victims who survived the Philippines super typhoon by huddling in a cave as a tsunami-like wave obliterated their community have now made it their home -- reduced to Stone Age conditions with nowhere else to go. Nov 18, 2013
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Dramatic footage shows Philippines storm surge

Amateur video shows a storm surge causing two big waves to hit Hernani town in the Philippines on November 8. The videographer was taking shelter with five other people on the second floor of a house less than a few hundred metres from the sea. Nov 18, 2013
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Egypt train crashes into mini-bus, kills dozens

At least 26 people, many returning from a wedding, were killed in Egypt when a train ploughed into a truck and a mini-bus at a railway crossing early Monday, the health ministry said. Another 28 people were injured in the accident, south of Cairo. Nov 18, 2013
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Photographer wounded in French newspaper shooting

A man with a shotgun stormed the Paris offices of the left-wing French daily Libération Monday morning, wounding a photographer. The shooting comes three days after a similar event at the headquarters of news channel BFMTV. Duration: 01:16 Nov 18, 2013
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Finland keen to show there is life after Nokia

You would be forgiven for thinking that with the decline of Nokia in Finland, the nation's tech industry would suffer a similar fate. But with so many skilled developers still based in the country, Finland is experiencing a mobile revolution. Nov 18, 2013
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World Cup is Qatar's chance 'to end labour abuse'

Amnesty International criticizes "alarming" exploitation of construction workers in Qatar, urging the country to seize the opportunity of hosting the 2022 World Cup to demonstrate its commitment to human rights. Nov 18, 2013
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Russia passenger jet crash leaves 50 dead

Russia on Monday sought answers for a plane crash that killed 50 and raised fresh alarm about the safety of its civil aviation, with investigators focusing on a fault with the 23-year old plane or pilot error as the likely cause. Nov 18, 2013