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Israel's opposition Labour party elects new leader

Israel's opposition Labour party announced on Friday that its members have elected a new leader -- former government minister Isaac Herzog -- seen as more open to joining the right-leaning ruling coalition. Duration: 01:02 Nov 22, 2013
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LRA rebel chief Kony in Central Africa, wants to surrender

Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony -- one of the world's most elusive war criminals -- is currently in the Central African Republic according to the Central African Presidency, which says Kony wants to lay down his arms and surrender. Duration: 01:30 Nov 22, 2013
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Iraq Sunni mosques shut down in wake of deadly attacks

Attacks mostly targeting Sunni-majority areas of Iraq killed 13 people on Friday as the minority community shuttered countless mosques nationwide, complaining that security forces were failing to provide adequate protection. Duration: 00:44 Nov 22, 2013
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Negotiators see some progress in Geneva nuclear talks

After a one-hour meeting between EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday morning, Catherine Ashton's spokesman Michael Mann said they had "useful" and "intensive" session. Duration: 00:41 Nov 22, 2013
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Drinking caffeinated coffee boosts blood flow

New Delhi, Nov 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the caffeine in a cup of coffee might perk up your blood vessels, thereby improving your cardiovascular health. In a study of 27 healthy adults, those who drank a cup of caffeinated coffee had a 30 percent increase in blood flow over a 75-minute period compared to those who drank decaffeinated coffee. "This gives us a clue about how coffee may help improve cardiovascular health," said lead researcher Masato Tsutsui. Nov 21, 2013
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Children flee villages to escape joining Guerrilla Maoists in Jharkhand

Lohardaga, Nov 21 (ANI): Innocent villagers in Jharkhand are compelled to leave their homes and flee with their children due to the violent tactics of the Maoists, who constantly threaten to take away young girls and boys with them to join their guerrilla forces. Nearly 130 children fled to cities along with their parents after being forced by Maoists to join them. A young girl, Pinki Kumar, says that they are scared to return to their village as they fear abduction by the Maoists. In order to seek the help of the government and district officials, villagers like Keshwar Nagesia have left their homes along with their children and come to the city to negotiate a provision wherein they can be put in hostels so that they are able to study. Nov 21, 2013
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Political violence outcome of differences between religious and cultural elements of Bangladeshi ide

Dhaka, Nov 21 (ANI): Ambassador of the People's Republic of Bangladesh to the United States, Humayun Kabir has laid emphasis on the fight between the two aspects of national identity - cultural and religion, as the leading parties are hurtling towards a showdown that could delay or even derail elections due by January in a country with a history of ferocious political violence and military intervention. Kabir while talking to the reporter in Dhaka said that the major parties dominating the political field in Bangladesh - The Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, represented the two streams of national identity. Nov 21, 2013