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Mortar fire kills school children in Damascus

Nine children were killed and 27 people wounded when mortar rounds hit a school and a school bus in the Syrian capital Damascus on Monday, another four students were killed when a mortar hit the vehicle they were in. Duration: 00:35 Nov 12, 2013
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Aid convoy reaches Yarmuk refugee camp in Damascus

The Syrian government and the Palestine Liberation Organisation are negotiating an end a months-long army siege of the Yarmuk refugee camp in Damascus, Palestinian officials told AFP on Tuesday. Duration: 00:32 Nov 12, 2013
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Villa that inspired Pinocchio for sale in Italy

A villa near Florence that inspired the author of Pinocchio is on the market for 10.5 million euros ($14 million) - a world away from the humble workshop where the marionette is born in the book. Duration: 01:31 Nov 12, 2013
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Senior Haqqani network commander killed in Islamabad

Nasiruddin Haqqani, the chief fundraiser of the Haqqani militant network -- one of the most feared groups fighting US-led forces in Afghanistan -- has been shot dead in the Pakistani capital, the Taliban says. Duration: 01:20 Nov 12, 2013
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Poisoning rhino horns to prevent poaching

South African conservationists are poisoning rhino horns to make them harmful to humans. It's the latest tactic in the war against poachers, who have killed almost 800 rhinos so far this year. Duration: 02:54 Nov 12, 2013
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China's Uighurs denounce cultural oppression

China blames a fiery attack in Tiananmen Square on "terrorists" from Xinjiang backed by international militants, but residents say that rather than jihadism, violence is driven by cultural repression, corruption and police abuses. Duration: 00:40 Nov 12, 2013
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US warships sail from HK to Philippines

A US aircraft carrier and supporting ships hastily sail from Hong Kong as part of an international effort to save famished survivors in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines. Nov 12, 2013
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PoK healthcare in shambles

Muzaffarabad, Nov 12: Healthcare is virtually nonexistent in Pakistan occupied Kashmir. Mortality rate is one of the highest in the region. No cure or diagnostics are available to trace even the most cardinal diseases. Moreover, to top it dispensaries and health facilities built by foreign countries are in a bad shape because of poor management. Situation of healthcare is grim and critical in PoK. Nov 12, 2013