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The payador culture strives to survive in Uruguay

Uruguay's payadores have been playing their improvised musical dialogue for three centuries. But these rural troubadours fear that their art will disappear if new generations don't keep up with tradition. Duration: 02:20 Oct 8, 2013
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IMF cuts world growth forecast for 2013, 2014

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday lowered its growth forecast for the global economy and warned the outlook could get bleaker if the US political standoff over finances drags on. Duration: 01:25 Oct 8, 2013
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Lone Buddhist widow holds out in war-torn Thai village

Soldiers protect her from rebel attacks, but an 81-year-old grandmother -- the last Buddhist in a Muslim village -- vows she will never abandon her home, defying a wider separation of communities in Thailand's insurgency-hit south. Duration: 01:17 Oct 8, 2013