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Syria film scoops top awards despite danger

A Syrian film that has scooped a string of prestigious awards in recent months barely made it to screens because of the dangers the crew faced in the war-ravaged country, its director told AFP. Duration: 01:24 Oct 22, 2013
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Tibetan protest at UN against China rights abuses

Tibetan activists scaled scaffolding on the UN headquarters in Geneva Tuesday and unfurled a banner demanding the world address Chinese rights abuses, as diplomats began gathering to examine China's human rights record. Duration: 00:53 Oct 22, 2013
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Amnesty urges US to end drone attack secrecy

The United States should end the secrecy surrounding its drone campaign in Pakistan and bring those responsible for illegal strikes to justice, Amnesty International says. Duration: 01:00 Oct 22, 2013
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PM Manmohan Singh arrives in China

Beijing, Oct 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Beijing on Tuesday on a three-day visit. Both the countries are expected to ink several key pacts, including an agreement on a mechanism to prevent incursions by Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control. Besides the Border Defence Cooperation Agreement, a series of pacts are expected to be signed after his talks with Li. Oct 22, 2013
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Conflict of interest

Muzaffarabad, Oct 22: Transport minister changes rules and regulations to benefit his family members, transporters and common people up in arms against the minister. Oct 22, 2013
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Naxalites and Maoists exploiting rural populace

Malkangiri, Oct 22 (ANI): Even as India is treading on the path of development, the rebel groups within the country are trying to hold it back, for vested interest. The Maoist and Naxalite movements in the country have evolved into an armed and rebelling group fighting locally against the 'state'. Though the theory and practice of these movements are questionable, they liberally exploit the anger and frustration of the rural populace, particularly the tribal communities, who want development. Recently, eleven Maoists, including a woman cadre, surrendered after a brief encounter with the police in Malkangiri district of Odisha. Oct 22, 2013