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14Feb/15

A ‘bisou’ with a view — Eiffel tower becomes the ‘place to kiss’ on Valentine’s Day

(R Reports) – Couples who were not afraid to kiss and tell took their “amore” to the top of the Eiffel Tower on Valentine’s Day.
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14Feb/15

Carnival street party celebrates Rio´s 450th anniversary

A lively carnival street party in Copacabana celebrates 450 years of Rio de Janeiro as well as the French-Brazilian relationship.
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14Feb/15

Obama calls for more investment in education

U.S. President Barack Obama lays out his plan to ensure more children graduate from school fully prepared for college and a career during his weekly address.

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14Feb/15

About 700 migrants rescued from boats near Libya – coastguard

Two commercial ships and an Italian coastguard vessel have rescued about 700 migrants from overcrowded boats near the Libyan coast. One hundred arrive on the Italian island of Lampedusa in the evening.
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14Feb/15

At least 300 migrants feared dead trying to reach Europe from Africa

(Next Media Online) – At least 300 migrants are feared dead in Mediterranean waters after they tried to reach Europe from Africa, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
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14Feb/15

Clear bias against Qatar says Gulf state’s 2022 World Cup Committee chief

There has been a “clear bias” against Qatar in the wake of Michael Garcia’s FIFA report into the bidding process for the next two World Cups, says 2022 Committee chief Hassan Al Thawadi

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14Feb/15

Canadian police foil Valentine’s Day mass shooting plot

Canada (Next Media) – Canadian police said they acted on a tip provided by the public and intercepted a mass shooting plot on Valentine’s Day.
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