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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