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Maldives vote suspension sparks protests, clashes

Following Maldives' top court suspension of the presidential election runoff scheduled for Sunday, blocking a vote for the third time in two months, supporters of presidential candidate Mohamed Nasheed took to the streets of Male where they were confronted by police forces. Nov 11, 2013
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UN climate talks open in wake of typhoon disaster

Nations launched a new round of talks Monday for a 2015 deal to cut Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions, in the aftermath of a devastating Philippines typhoon the UN's climate chief labelled "sobering." Duration: 01:01 Nov 11, 2013
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Kerry in UAE to discuss Iran, Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday defended US moves to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, saying it would protect Israel and stressing Tehran walked away from the deal. Duration: 00:34 Nov 11, 2013
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Top UN court awards flashpoint temple area to Cambodia

The UN's top court ruled Monday that most of the area around a flashpoint ancient temple on the Thai border belongs to Cambodia and that any Thai security forces there should leave. Angry Thai protesters reacted in Bangkok. Duration: 00:57 Nov 11, 2013
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Greek coalition defeats no-confidence motion

The Greek coalition government defeated a no-confidence motion brought by the left-wing opposition party Syriza overnight Sunday, with most parliamentary deputies voting it down as expected. Nov 11, 2013
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Storm-chaser says Philippines typhoon 'off the scale'

Storm-chaser James Reynolds, who has spent the past eight years filming Asia's deadliest natural disasters including the wake of Japan's tsunami catastrophe, says Super Typhoon Haiyan was the most terrifying event he has witnessed. Duration: 01:38 Nov 11, 2013
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J and K focus of meeting with Sartaz Aziz, Hurriyat wants cooperation and not confrontation: Mirwaiz

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): After the meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz in New Delhi, Moderate Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that the focus of meeting was Jammu and Kashmir. He said that Hurriyat wants cooperation and not confrontation. He further said that ceasefire and demilitarization should start and that proper support can solve the Kashmir issue. He also said that Aziz informed that new democratic government in Pakistan will support the cause. Nov 10, 2013
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Sartaz Azizs meet with Hurriyat a govts failure, presents India as weak nation: Defence Expert

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): As the meeting between Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz with Hurriyat leaders is underway, Defence Expert Bharat Verma said that the meeting is a government’s failure and that it will present India as a weak nation in front of Pakistan. Further, he said that the government should not have allowed this meeting to take place at all. He also said that the meeting and Aziz’s arrival in India gives a message that Pakistan don’t give a damn about India and its policies and its sentiments and they will do whatever they desire knowing that the nation’s government is weak. Nov 10, 2013
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BNP look to gain political mileage with caretaker government demand-Indian expert

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): As Bangladesh reels from the deaths of protesters, fears have been raised that the country's system of democracy is under threat, with forthcoming elections altogether derailed. Opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is demanding that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina resigns to make way for a non-partisan caretaker government to oversee the elections, which are due by early January 2014. In an exclusive interview with ANI, Dr. Smruti Pattanaik, a Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses(IDSA) talks about the current political stalemate in Bangladesh regarding a caretaker government. Nov 10, 2013