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US accent booms in Hong Kong language schools

A growing number of children in Hong Kong are learning to speak English like an American, with some parents believing it is more relevant than an accent of the southern Chinese city's former rulers, Britain. Duration: 02:05 Oct 29, 2013
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New mass graves raise hope for the missing in Bosnia

Forensic experts are analysing bodies that were recently exhumed from a mass grave in Bosnia, in which several hundred Muslim and Croatian victims were buried after being killed during the war in Bosnia during the 1990s. Duration: 02:03 Oct 29, 2013
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French jazz singer pays homage to Marilyn Monroe

French jazz singer Anne Ducros highlights the friendship between Marilyn Monroe and Ella Fitzgerald in her new album, focusing on the help Monroe gave Fitzgerald by securing her gigs in a formerly all-white Hollywood club. Duration: 02:02 Oct 29, 2013
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French justice minister comments on racist remarks

French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira calls racism "a crime" days after being herself targeted by verbal attacks in which she was labelled a "monkey" by a far-right politician and a student. Duration: 00:35 Oct 29, 2013
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Naples treasures gathered in unprecedented Rome show

A necklace and mitre studded with precious emeralds and diamonds go on display in Rome as part of an unprecedented exhibition in which the "Treasures of San Gennaro" are shown for the first time outside of Naples. Duration: 00:50 Oct 29, 2013