The hulks of tanks can still be found rusting in the jungles of Palau, but the fierce fighting that scarred the Pacific island nation in WWII has left a more dangerous legacy - unexploded bombs that pose a constant risk to locals. Duration: 00:47
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Michael Walsh discusses the efforts to save the forgotten frescoes of Famagusta, Cyprus.
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Reuters - Business Video Online (Jan. 20, 2014) Shrinking PC shipments and a late jump on the smartphone bandwagon means Intel's fortunes will depend heavily on emerging technologies. Asia Pacific chief Greg Bryant talks strategy for ... watch video
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