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Torture in Syria

A 23-year-old Syrian activist, who endured 15 months of torture and ill treatment in Syria's notorious prisons, recalls her ordeal from the safety of Turkey and vows to continue to try to help those still languishing in jails. Duration: 01:50 Jan 21, 2014
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Ethiopia's Timkat draws crowds to ancient royal baths

Hundreds of people cloaked in white shrouds and chanting biblical hymns gather from the early hours at the holy baths in northern Ethiopia to celebrate Timkat, which marks the baptism of Jesus Christ in the River Jordan. Duration: 00:33 Jan 21, 2014
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'Important day' as UN confirms Iran nuclear freeze: EU

The UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran's partial nuclear freeze. Images and soundbite of Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union before the meeting on Iran. Duration: 00:39 Jan 21, 2014
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Five car bombs rock Baghdad, 18 killed

Five car bombs struck across several neighbourhoods in Baghdad on Monday killing at least 18 people and wounding dozens others, security and medical officials said. Duration: 00:19 Jan 20, 2014
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Jihadists in online threat to Sochi Olympics

In a video posted on a well-known jihadi forum, two men believed to have been suicide bombers in last month's deadly bombings in Volgograd, threaten the Sochi Olympics with acts of terror. Duration: 00:45 Jan 20, 2014
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13 dead in fresh suicide attack in Pakistan

A Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 13 people in a market, close to Pakistan's military headquarters, a day after one of the deadliest attacks on security forces in recent years. Duration: 00:56 Jan 20, 2014
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Syrian President Assad in exclusive AFP interview

In an exclusive interview with AFP, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has said that the "war on terror" must be the focus of Geneva II and there was "significant" chance he would seek a new term. Duration: 01:32 Jan 20, 2014
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DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely hits out at AAP

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Saturday lashed out at the Aam Aadmi Party and said that Arvind Kejriwal was sitting in dharna only to defend and protect his ministers. Jan 20, 2014
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Maharashtra govt cuts 20% power tariff excludes Mumbai, Cong says will protest if it's not included

Mumbai, Jan 20 (ANI): The Maharashtra government on Monday announced a 20 percent cut in power tariff for the industrial and agriculture classes of consumers. While the city of Mumbai is currently excluded from the cut by virtue of not being covered by the state power distribution Mahavitaran- Reliance Infra, Tata Power and BEST supply power to the city - sources say an announcement for the state capital can be expected soon as well. The state cabinet accepted the recommendations of a high-powered committee led by Narayan Rane, which suggested a 20 percent power subsidy for users for a 10-month period till the state elections in October. Congress Leader Sanjay Nirupam on Monday said that if Narayan Rane committee does not accepts the proposal for Mumbai residents then protest will continue. Jan 20, 2014