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Fukushima plant readies for delicate fuel rod remova

Nuclear engineers in Japan are preparing to move uranium and plutonium fuel rods at Fukushima, their most difficult and dangerous task since the plant's runaway reactors were brought under control two years ago. Duration: 0:46 Nov 7, 2013
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UK spymasters hit out at Snowden in televised grilling

The head of Britain's electronic eavesdropping service on Thursday denied that the agency was listening to the majority of domestic email and telephone conversations, in the wake of the leaks from Edward Snowden. Duration: 0:56 Nov 7, 2013
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Russia launches Sochi Olympic torch into space

Russia on Thursday launches into space a trio of Russian, Japanese and US astronauts carrying an unlit Olympic torch that will for the first time be taken on a spacewalk to mark the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. Duration: 00:34 Nov 7, 2013
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Iran nuclear talks kick off

A fresh round of talks between Iran and world powers kicked off Thursday with a push for Tehran to freeze its disputed nuclear programme in exchange for some relief from sanctions. Duration: 01:06 Nov 7, 2013
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US and Cameroon authors win top French literary prize

The Femina committee awarded its prize for best French novel to Cameroonian Leonora Miano for "La Saison de l'ombre" ("The Season of Darkness") and its prize for best foreign novel to American Richard Ford for his novel "Canada." Duration: 1:22 Nov 7, 2013