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China, Pursuing Strategic Interests, Builds Presence in Antarctica
As China spends more on the Antarctic, and the early occupiers, the United States and Australia, face stagnant budgets, a debate rages about what China wants.

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Nepal?s Bureaucracy Is Blamed as Quake Relief Supplies Pile Up
Western authorities said that supplies for earthquake victims have been piling up at the airport and in warehouses in Kathmandu because of bureaucratic interference.

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Ethiopian-Israelis Protest in Tel Aviv Over Police Treatment
Thousands of young Ethiopian-Israelis and sympathizers blocked main thoroughfares on Sunday, enraged over a video recording that showed a police officer beating an Ethiopian-Israeli soldier.

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David Cameron and Ed Miliband Enter Final Straight in British Election
Mr. Cameron, the Conservative leader, and Mr. Miliband, Labour?s leader, have pulled their parties back to the past in a personal and often poisonous campaign.

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In Algeria, Entrepreneurs Hope Falling Oil Prices Will Spur Innovation
The organizers of a conference on business innovation preach diversification of the economy and optimism in the face of government warnings.

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American Released by Cuba Plays Role as U.S. Relations With Havana Thaw
Alan Gross, an American who was imprisoned in Cuba for five years, is helping a new political action committee raise money to support freer trade and travel to the island.

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Indian Soldiers Killed in Militant Ambush in Nagaland
At least eight Indian soldiers were fatally shot by separatist militants in the India?s northeastern state of Nagaland.

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Al Qaeda Branch Claims Responsibility for Bangladeshi Blogger?s Killing
In a video on Saturday, the leader of the branch said followers were responsible for the killing of several ?blasphemers,? including Avijit Roy.

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•  Damascus reopens popular train route
A popular narrow-gauge train service is relaunched in Damascus - in a reminder of better days in the war-torn Syrian capital.
•  Iceland offers 'human search engine'
Iceland launches a "human search engine" staffed by seven people called Gudmundur.
•  No tourist spots for China officials
The Chinese government publishes 21 pictures of scenic tourist spots where civil servants are banned from meeting.
•  S Korea students hold sleep contest
A South Korean student group holds a sleeping contest to encourage their exam-weary peers to rest.
•  Law catches up with ketchup squirter
A chef frightened staff at a chip shop in County Kerry by squirting tomato ketchup, a court is told.


BBC: World [Video&Audio]
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•  VIDEO: Shells rip through homes in Ukraine
Heavy shelling took place overnight in Donetsk. One Ukrainian soldier and two civilians have been killed in the past 24 hours.
•  VIDEO: Video shows migrant rescues off Libya
Video has been released by the Italian coastguard showing one of many migrant rescues on Saturday off the coast of Libya.
•  VIDEO: Drone films Nepal quake destruction
Aerial footage filmed by a drone shows the devastation caused in the Sindhupalchok district, near the epicentre of the earthquake in Nepal.
•  VIDEO: Arctic research from an ice-bound boat
David Shukman reports from a research vessel deliberately wedged into the arctic ice pack.
•  VIDEO: China's old art of Peking Opera
Fu Wenyu is one of few young students trying to stop the old theatrical art of Peking Opera from dying out.

    
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