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Kadhafi regime members in court amid tight security

Members of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi's ousted regime including ex-intelligence chief Abdullah Senussi appeared in court in Tripoli for a pre-trial hearing amid heavy security. The session was held in camera in a judicial and penal complex surrounded by armoured cars and pickup trucks bristling with anti-aircraft guns. Duration: 00:47 Sep 19, 2013
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Brazil court lets 12 appeal graft convictions

Brazil's Supreme Court has ruled to allow sentencing appeals in the country's biggest political corruption scandal for a dozen of the defendants linked to the ruling Workers' Party. The court ruled that 12 of the 25 politicians, businessmen and bankers found guilty last December were entitled to a new trial as they had obtained at least four votes against their original convictions. Duration: 00:55 Sep 19, 2013
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Japan PM tours crippled Fukushima nuclear plant

Japan's prime minister told Fukushima's operator to fix radioactive water leaks as he toured the crippled nuclear plant Thursday, less than two weeks after assuring the world the situation was under control. Duration: 00:48 Sep 19, 2013
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Acapulco tourists seek exit as new storms loom

Thousands of frustrated tourists lined up under sweltering heat Wednesday to board airlifts out of the flooded Mexican resort of Acapulco while the storm-lashed country braced for more bad weather. Duration: 01:05 Sep 19, 2013
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Russia to send UN 'evidence' of rebel chem attack

Moscow will send the United Nations information it received from Syria implicating rebels in the August 21 chemical attack near Damascus, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday. Duration: 00:57 Sep 19, 2013
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Sri Lankas Tamils vote under the shadow of guns

Tamil voters in northern Sri Lanka are set to elect their first ever semi-autonomous council on Saturday, in a post-war power-sharing exercise already marred by allegations of army intimidation and harassment. Duration: 00:29 Sep 19, 2013
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Congress lashes out at SP for its softness on Muzaffarnagar clashes accused

Lucknow, Sept 19 (ANI): Congress leader Jagdambika Pal on Thursday said that SP government in UP is being soft on Muzaffarnagar clashes accused, who are responsible for the same and that they are causing hurdles in the functioning of the police because of which ADG Arun Kumar is seeking transfer. He further said that the way BJP leader Uma Bharti warned the SP government from any arrest in the party, claims that UP government is incapable of any action whatsoever. Sep 19, 2013
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No merger with BJP but will back NDA under Modi: Yeddyurappa

Bangalore, Sept 19 (ANI): Asserting that there is no question of merging Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), former state chief minister B S Yeddyurappa on Thursday said that his party would support the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and back its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Sep 19, 2013
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Adequate power supply essential for speedy economic growth: PM

Bilaspur, Sept 19 (ANI): Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh has said that it was important to have adequate power supply as it would help in speedy economic growth and development of the country. Singh on Thursday dedicated the state-run National Thermal Power Corporation___s (NTPC) Sipat thermal power project in Chhattisgarh to the nation. The 2,980 MW coal-based Sipat thermal power plant has three units of 660 MW and two units of 500 MW, which are already operational. As part of NTPC's Western Region II, NTPC Sipat will ensure power supply to the Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and Daman and Diu as well as Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Singh said that the economic sectors could not be strengthened without adequate power supply. Sep 19, 2013
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Political parties play blame game over Muzaffarnagar violence

New Delhi/Muzaffarnagar/Lucknow, Sept 19 (ANI): Political parties on Thursday blamed one another for the violence in Muzaffarnagar which claimed at least 38 lives and forced thousands to flee their homes. The Samajwadi Party (SP), which is known for wooing the minority, has maintained that stringent action would be taken against those found guilty of fuelling the riots. Meanwhile, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) blamed the Samajwadi Party for the violence. The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) went one step ahead to say that both the BJP and SP were working hand in hand as the main conspirators behind these riots. Sep 19, 2013
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Govt will go by rule book: Narayanasamy on Nuke Law dilution reports

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): Rubbishing reports that the government is not going to follow the nuclear law, Minister of State for the PMO V Narayanasamy said that the government will go by the law and the rules as far as the nuclear deals are concerned. According to reports, a Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) note suggests that prior to his visit to the United States to attend this year's U.N. General Assembly session and to meet President Barack Obama on its sidelines, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appears to be keen to have a diluted version of the NLB signed. The diluted NLB reportedly overlooks several key factors, including security concerns. Sep 19, 2013