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Obama_s Africa summit to confront Islamist threat

US President Barack Obama hosts an unprecedented gathering of African leaders next week. Among items under discussion will be the security threat posed by Islamist groups such as Boko Haram in northern Nigeria. Duration: 02:37 Aug 1, 2014
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Pyrenees orphan bear cub gets brand new home

The discovery of a bear cub in the Pyrenees mountains made headlines in April 2014. Despire several attempts to find the animal's mother, the cub remained alone. Now, the Pyrenees Conservation Foundation has constructed an enclosure. Duration: 00:31 Aug 1, 2014
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Security laws pose threat to media freedoms in east Africa

The recent trial of a leading Burundian human rights activists has highlighted the growing use of security-related laws in some East African states in order to quash independent reporting and stifle dissent. Duration: 03:08 Aug 1, 2014
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Modi Meets Kerry in Washington Summit Prelude

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday and stated that there is a broad convergence of views and interests between his country and the US, which are the world's two largest democracies. Aug 1, 2014
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Narendra Modi to visit Nepal on August 3 and 4: MEA

New Delhi, Aug 01 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be travelling to Kathmandu on August 3rd and 4th to have delegation level talks with his Nepali counterpart Sushil Koirala. PM will conclude his two-day visit to Nepal with a visit to the the Pashupatinath Temple. Aug 1, 2014
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Vijay Goel clarifies controversial speech over migrants from UP and Bihar in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 01 (ANI): BJP leader Vijay Goel on Friday clarified his speech in Rajya Sabha, pointing that migrants from UP and Bihar should be stopped from settling in Delhi, which had created controversies among political leaders. Goel said that his speech has been misunderstood by those who want political gain from it. He added that he had asked to provide all facilities in other states like UP and Bihar such that migrants do not feel the need to leave their home towns and settle outside. Aug 1, 2014
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3 killed in blast in Goalpara of Assam

Guwahati, Aug 1 (ANI): Three people were killed in a bomb blast in Mungrai village in Goalpara district of Assam. Police suspect an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) the militants planned to plant went off in the house where they had taken shelter. The village close to the Assam-Meghalaya border comes under Agia police station. Aug 1, 2014
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_Derogatory_ article on Modi, Jaya on Lankan Defence website removed after uproar

Chennai, Aug 01 (ANI): An article on the frequent detentions of Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy was removed from the Sri Lankan defence website on Friday, hours after its headline and an illustration that accompanied it kicked up a storm in India. The Sri Lankan Defence Ministry removed the controversial pictures of Jayalalithaa and Narendra Modi from its website. An article titled _How Meaningful are Jayalalithaa_s Love Letters to Narendra Modi_ too has been removed. The headline and the illustration raised a furore among political leaders in Tamil Nadu. Aug 1, 2014