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Phillippine security forces patrol Zamboango after clashes

Muslim militants traded gunfire with Philippine troops and were using almost 200 villagers as human shields, officials said, in a stand-off after a deadly attack on the southern city, Zamboanga. Philippine police manned a checkpoint, with army personnel patrolling, as affected residents were evacuated to a safer place. Duration: 00:31 Sep 10, 2013
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Syrians in US divided on military intervention

As the Syrian crisis goes through diplomatic twists and turns, US military strikes remain a possibility. For Syrian Americans, the situation is far from clear-cut, with some vocally supporting Bashar al-Assad’s regime, and others in favour of the opposition. Duration: 02:06 Sep 10, 2013
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Kenyan VP pleads not guilty as ICC trial opens

Kenyan Vice President William Ruto pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of fomenting deadly post-election violence in Kenya five years ago, at the opening of his high-stakes trial at the International Criminal Court. Duration: 01:08 Sep 10, 2013
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Relief in Damascus streets as US strike put on hold

Damascus residents expressed relief a day after a surprise initiative by Russia proposed Syria hand over its chemical weapons stockpile to international control, heading off punitive US strikes for the regime's alleged poison gas attacks. The government of President Bashar al-Assad, which denies having carried out the attacks, welcomed the proposal, along with most of the international community. Duration: 00:49 Sep 10, 2013
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Iranian foreign ministry rejects Syria intervention

Iran's first female government spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry, Marzieh Afkham, spoke to reporters today in Tehran during the weekly ministry press conference. Afkham said that military action against Syria would only escalate the crisis. Duration: 00:37 Sep 10, 2013