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YouTube ban in Pakistan: one year on

Pakistan has banned access to YouTube for one year now. Internet censorship is rife in the Muslim country of 180 million people. Pakistanis have to find different ways to fight the censors. Duration: 01:58 Sep 12, 2013
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Tough traffic ban leaves Baghdadis frustrated

New regulations to bar half of Baghdad's cars from the roads depending on licence plates, have left residents frustrated, with many doubtful that the rules will achieve the aim of curbing car bombs. Duration: 00:51 Sep 12, 2013
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Wealthy Bavaria frets over jobs in run-up to elections

Bavarians head to the polls to elect their regional parliament on Sunday in the run-up to the country's general election. Though Bavaria is one of the richest regions in Germany, employment will play a key role in swaying the forthcoming vote - with youth unemployment at just 2.4% un the town of Neumarkt, it is difficult for businesses to recruit staff. Duration: 01:21 Sep 12, 2013
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New anti-government protests hit Turkey

Police used water cannon and tear gas overnight Wednesday in a bid to break up fresh anti-government protests across Turkey, media said. Thousands of people angry over the death of a 22-year-old demonstrator in southern Turkey on Monday clashed with police in Istanbul, the capital Ankara, the western city of Izmir as well as in the southern cities of Mersin and Atakya. Duration: 00:33 Sep 12, 2013
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Brazil president: oil profit to go to education

On a visit to a shipyard used by state oil company Petrobras Wednesday, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff confirmed that royalties from the country's offshore oil reserves will be spent on education and healthcare. The law sending 75 per cent of the profits to education was signed Monday, and should see 112 billion reais (around 37 billion euros) spent over the next ten years. Duration: 01:24 Sep 12, 2013
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Baghdad blast site inspected after deadly attack

Scenes of Iraqi citizens inspecting the site of an explosion on September 12, 2013 that went off the previous day near Tamimi mosque, a Shiite place of worship, in Baghdad's northern neighbourhood of Kasra. Dozens were wounded in the violence, and locals exacted a grim revenge on one man suspected of being a second attacker in the mosque bombing, which comes amid Iraq's worst bloodshed since 2008. Duration: 00:28 Sep 12, 2013
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Malian army reports deadly clashes with 'bandits'

At least two Malian soldiers were wounded as the army exchanged fire with "bandits", killing three during security operations near the Mauritanian border, security sources said on Thursday. Duration: 00:41 Sep 12, 2013
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Muzaffarnagar: Need to bring Communal Violence Bill into force, says K Rehman Khan

New Delhi, Sep 11 (ANI): Talking about the ongoing violence and clashes in Muzaffarnagar, Minority Affairs Minister K Rehman Khan said on Wednesday that looking at the recent trend of political parties of polarizing the system and taking advantage of the situation whatsoever, there is an urgent need to bring onto force the Communal Violence (prevention and rehabilitation) Bill, which was once been introduced in the Parliament. Sep 11, 2013
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SP rules out pre-poll alliance, will contest in other parts of the country

Agra, Sep 11 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party ruled out pre-poll alliance ahead of the national elections scheduled to be held in 2014. SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav in Agra said that the party will now contest independently in other parts of the country as well. Yadav pressed on expanding the Party___s base in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Bihar. Sep 11, 2013