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EU pledges $870 million to help Somalia

International donors met Monday to approve a "New Deal" for Somalia, with the EU pledging another 650 million euros ($870 million)to help drive its recovery from 20 years of bloody civil war. Duration: 01:04 Sep 16, 2013
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Soy: Argentina's dangerous savior

Soy has revolutionized the economies of South American countries like Brazil, Argentina Uruguay and Paraguay, thanks to China’s insatiable appetite for the product. Argentina is the world's number 3 soybean supplier and its top exporter of soymeal, used to feed cattle, and soyoil, used in the booming biofuels sector. As a result, the Argentine Pampa looks nothing like it did 20 years ago: soybean plantations have replaced fruit trees and cattle farming, like in Rosario, the country’s biggest exporter of soy and its sub products. But with almost 65% of its farmlands being planted with soy, Argentina is veering towards a single-crop farming economy which could be dangerous in the long-term. Duration: 02:50 Sep 16, 2013
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UN resolution on Syria may 'wreck peace talks'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday warned that talks by Britain, France and the United States on a tough United Nations resolution on Syria could wreck peace efforts, but said he was "convinced" the US would adhere to the framework it drew up with Russia. Duration: 00:48 Sep 16, 2013
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Modi's campaign is blow on face of Congress: BJP

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday hailed its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and contended that the overwhelming response of the public at Modi's rally was a blow on the face of the ruling Congress party. BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi was full of praise for their PM candidate. Sep 15, 2013
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New land acquisition law will defeat Maoist influence: Jairam Ramesh

Jodhpur, Sep 15 (ANI): Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh asserted that the recently enacted Land Acquisition Bill will eliminate the influence of Maoists in tribal-dominated areas in the country. He stated this while addressing a news conference at Jodhpur in Rajasthan on Sunday. Further he said that the Maoist outfits were holding their influence in several regions mainly on the issues of forest areas. Sep 15, 2013