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Flash floods on Italy's Sardinia leave 18 dead

Italy declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after flash floods on the island of Sardinia left at least 18 people dead and forced hundreds to seek emergency shelter as the waters swept away bridges and flooded homes. Duration: 01:16 Nov 19, 2013
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Lone gunman still at large despite massive manhunt

A massive manhunt was under way Tuesday in Paris, a day after a gunman shot and critically wounded a photographer at the offices of a major newspaper before opening fire outside a bank headquarters and hijacking a car. Duration: 01:37 Nov 19, 2013
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Protests against militias continue in Libyan capital

Libya's government announced Tuesday plans to remove militias from the capital and eventually integrate them into the security forces, after a weekend of deadly clashes between militiamen and residents. Duration: 00:36 Nov 19, 2013
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US ambassador Kennedy meets Japan emperor

Caroline Kennedy meets Japan's Emperor Akihito in a ceremonial formality as thousands of well-wishers line the streets of Tokyo to catch a glimpse of the incoming US ambassador. Duration: 00:55 Nov 19, 2013
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Crude bomb blast mars Nepal election

A crude bomb explodes on election day in Nepal, injuring three children as voters turn out for a poll seen as crucial in stabilising the Himalayan country after a civil war. Duration: 01:02 Nov 19, 2013
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PM, Sonia inaugurate first all-women bank

Mumbai, Nov 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday inaugurated the country's first all-women bank, the Bharatiya Mahila Bank, an initiative to empower women, with a corpus of rupees 10 billion to function as a universal bank. The announcement for this initiative was made by Indian Finance Minister, P Chidambaram during the annual budget, earlier this year. The inauguration of the bank coincided with the birth anniversary of former Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi. While addressing the media persons, Sonia Gandhi said that the bank's staff should ensure coverage of the farthest and least accessible women in the country. Nov 19, 2013
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Anna unhappy over Kejriwal publicizing his letter

Ralegan Siddhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday expressed unhappiness over Arvind Kejriwal publicizing his letter in front of media. He said that the letter was to clear on the doubts about Kejriwal using his name and issuing pamphlets and SIM cards in his name. Further, he said that he never said that Kejriwal is corrupt, but there was a doubt for sure on him using Hazare's name for his political gains. Nov 19, 2013
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Govt bond yield spike temporary: P Chidambaram

Mumbai, Nov 19 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said that the a recent spike in government bond yield is temporary and that the central bank could take some steps to bring the yields down should food inflation moderate. Bond yields have risen since the Reserve Bank of India raised interest rates for a second consecutive month on October 29. Chidambaram also expressed happiness on the inauguration of India's first all-women, 'Bharatiya Mahila' Bank by the Prime Minister and Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Nov 19, 2013