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Pedestrians kicked to curb by 'Paris taxi war'

It's the world's most popular tourist destination -- but Paris is struggling with a lack of taxis. The consequent boom in unlicensed alternatives has led to a fierce "taxi war" between the drivers competing for pedestrians' business. Duration: 02:09 Oct 11, 2013
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Zidane's infamous headbutt on show in Qatar

A statue immortalising the headbutt delivered by French football legend Zinedine Zidane to Italian player Marco Materazzi in the 2006 World Cup final is on outdoor display in Qatar. Duration 0:37 Oct 11, 2013
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Japan's navy holds 'beauty contest'

Members of Japan's Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) strut their stuff in a contest to find the sexiest male and female sailor in the online competition designed to promote a naval career to young people at a time of raised tensions with China. Duration: 01:08 Oct 11, 2013
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Tarantino makes surprise visit to Busan Film Festival

Speaking at South Korea's Busan International Film Festival on Friday, two-time Oscar winner Quentin Tarantino reveals he is afraid to make any film about a serial killer, because such a production would "reveal my sickness far too much." Duration: 00:47 Oct 11, 2013
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Nobel Peace Prize to boost morale, says chemical watchdog

Representatives of the world chemical arms watchdog in The Hague say the Nobel Prize award will boost morale and will "motivate" the organisation to continue their work destroying the world's most dangerous chemical stockpiles. Duration: 00:37 Oct 11, 2013
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Huge cyclone bears down on India

A "very severe" cyclone gathered pace as it bore down on India's east coast Friday, as the military mobilised to help evacuation efforts and panicked locals recalled a devastating storm in 1999. Duration: 00:44 Oct 11, 2013
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Sleeping for six to eight hours at night cuts heart disease risk

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): A new research by an Indian origin scientist has claimed that sleeping for six to eight hours a night could help cut the risk of heart problems and stroke. Author Dr Saurabh Aggarwal, of Chicago Medical School has found that people who sleep less than six hours a night were twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke, compared to those who sleep between six and eight hours. People who take less sleep also had a two-thirds higher risk of congestive heart failure. However, the research found that sleeping for more than eight hours doubles the risk of angina and increases likelihood of coronary artery disease by 19 percent. Oct 10, 2013
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SEBI to formulate rules for disclosures to curb errant trading: UK Sinha

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): The country's capital markets regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is all set to formulate a new set of rules vis-a-vis disclosures by listed companies to curb errant trading of scripts such as insider trading and over or under rated deals. SEBI Chairman UK Sinha stated this in New Delhi on Thursday. He was speaking to the mediapersons on the sidelines of an event hosted by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry. India, at present does not have any formal rules meant for dealing with the annulment of trades. Instead, stock exchanges across the country have devised their own guidelines. Recently, the SEBI took several measures to protect the interest of the investors. Oct 10, 2013