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Asian filmmakers revisit classic Westerns

Vietnamese-American director Dustin Nguyen has taken inspiration from Sergio Leone’s epic Spaghetti Western "Once Upon a Time in the West" with his Asian adaptation of the classic, called "Once Upon a Time In Vietnam". Duration: 01:04 Oct 9, 2013
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Kerry says ASEAN partnership 'top priority'

US Secretary of State John Kerry says the US partnership with ASEAN remains a "top priority" for the Obama administration despite the president's absence from the two-day summit in Brunei. Duration: 01:08 Oct 9, 2013
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Obama nominates Janet Yellen to lead Federal Reserve

President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated respected economist Janet Yellen to lead the Federal Reserve, replacing outgoing Chairman Ben Bernanke, who carried the central bank through the financial crisis. Duration: 1:01 Oct 9, 2013
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Deadly fire hits Bangladesh garment factory

A huge fire at a Bangladeshi factory whose workers were making clothes and fabrics for top Western labels has killed seven people in the latest disaster to blight the country's garment industry. Duration: 00:38 Oct 9, 2013
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China premier calls for 'peace' in South China Sea

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang calls for "peace, friendship and cooperation" in the South China Sea as he extends a hand to Southeast Asian leaders wary of Beijing's territorial claims in the strategic waters. Duration: 00:57 Oct 9, 2013
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Saudi set for Hajj despite MERS virus fears

Saudi Arabia is gearing up for next week's hajj with scores of pilgrims set to miss the world's largest annual gathering over construction work and fears about a deadly virus. Duration: 00:33 Oct 9, 2013