UN demands civilian transfer in Burkina, as demos erupt

A UN envoy called Sunday for a civilian transition in Burkina Faso after the ouster of president Compaore. The country prepared for another day of mass protest as leaders challenged moves by the military to step into the power vacuum. Duration: 01:43 Nov 2, 2014

Zambians pay respects to late president Sata

Zambians formed long lines on Sunday to pay last respects to their late president, Michael Sata, who died in London last week aged 77 while undergoing treatment for an undisclosed illness. Duration: 00:45 Nov 2, 2014

Peshmerga in Kobane fire rockets at IS targets

Smoke is seen rising from the battleground Syrian border town of Kobane amid shelling and gunfire just days after Peshmerga forces arrived to reinforce fighters pushing back against Islamic State militants. Duration: 00:40 Nov 2, 2014

Politicos lash out at Robert Vadra for attacking ANI journalist

New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Political leaders on Sunday continued to lash out at businessman Robert Vadra for misbehaving with a reporter. On Saturday, Vadra lost his temper and pushed the ANI reporter's mic away, when asked a question about the land deal scam. Vadra and his security guards also threatened the reporter and asked him to turn off his camera at a private event held at the Ashoka Hotel. Nov 2, 2014

Annual Pushkar fair attracts tourists in Rajasthan

Pushkar, Nov 03 (ANI): Tourists from across the world flocked the annual Pushkar fair in Rajasthan. The week-long fair, which began on Friday displayed several art and craft stalls that attracted scores of tourists. People enjoyed folk dances and performance by caparisoned camels. People took camel rides and participated in events like cattle exhibitions, camel show along with other games. A local, Ashok Pank said that the festival is organised by Department of Tourism every year and gives a fillip to the industry. The Pushkar town was transformed into fair ground with rows of makeshift tents selling mouth-savouring delicacies. According to Hindu calendar, the annual fair takes place on the eighth month of the year. It offers a lifetime experience for tourists which also attract hundreds of animal buyers. Nov 2, 2014

Kaziranga National Park reopens for visitors

Jorhat, Nov 02 (ANI): Kaziranga National Park in Assam, which is home to the largest number of one-horned rhinos has been reopened for the visitors. Forest minister of Assam Rockybul Hussain inaugurated the re-opening by cutting the ribbon amid prayers and rituals. Hussain also flagged off the first batch of elephant safari of 13 elephants for a group of tourists from countries like Australia, United States and United Kingdom. Hussain also urged the people to be more committed for the conservation and protection of the rich bio-diversity of the park and help in maintaining its natural beauty. The Kaziranga National Park is a World Heritage Site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world's great one horned rhinoceroses. Nov 2, 2014

Kaziranga National Park reopens for visitors

Jorhat, Nov 02 (ANI): Kaziranga National Park in Assam, which is home to the largest number of one-horned rhinos has been reopened for the visitors. Forest minister of Assam Rockybul Hussain inaugurated the re-opening by cutting the ribbon amid prayers and rituals. Hussain also flagged off the first batch of elephant safari of 13 elephants for a group of tourists from countries like Australia, United States and United Kingdom. Hussain also urged the people to be more committed for the conservation and protection of the rich bio-diversity of the park and help in maintaining its natural beauty. The Kaziranga National Park is a World Heritage Site, the park hosts two-thirds of the world's great one horned rhinoceroses. Nov 2, 2014

Ukraine separatists vote in controversial election

Separatists in eastern Ukraine vote in controversial, Russian-backed leadership elections that Kiev and the West have refused to recognise and which threatened to deepen an international crisis over the conflict. Duration: 00:40 Nov 2, 2014

Hartmut Richter - a hero of the former GDR

In 1966, he successfully fled from East Berlin to West Berlin, having returned many times to help other citizens of the German Democratic Republic escape. In 1975, he was arrested by border police and spent five years in prison. Duration: 01:02 Nov 2, 2014

Antique submarines still key to struggling Taiwan fleet

At 70 years old, Taiwan's World War II-era "Hai Pao" submarine would not be out of place in a museum, but the antique vessel is still part of the navy -- a sign of the island's ongoing struggle to strengthen its fleet. Duration: 00:46 Nov 2, 2014

Common man hails PM Modi's initiative to reach out to millions of Indians through radio

Bhopal /Nagpur / Kanpur, Nov 2 (ANI): Common man hailed India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to reach out to millions of Indians through his on air radio speech touching upon various social issues. Twitter and tech-savvy Modi on Sunday turned to the country's oldest radio station for the second time since he came to power in May to reveal his thoughts on issues of national import. His voice was heard in the farthest Himalayan hamlets as also in the most distant deserts through his 'Mann Ki Baat’ talk. Nov 2, 2014

Congress issues statement over Robert Vadra, says whole episode propagated for political agenda

Kaithal, Nov 02 (ANI): Congress on Sunday issued statement over Robert Vadra's misbehaviour with a reporter from ANI. Blaming media for Vadra's behaviour, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said unpleasantness of repeatedly asking questions at any private functions must be avoided by media at all times. He said that deliberate hounding of individuals on issues that are already conclusively settled and rejected by constitutional bodies must stop. Further, he also referred to some incidents where then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had thrown the mic and had later walked out of a pre fixed interview. He also alleged that the entire episode was propagated for political agenda. Surjewala also requested media to 'respect social mores and privacy of individuals in this age of professional competition'. Nov 2, 2014

Bus Accident kills at least 14 in Himachal Pradesh

Chamba, Nov 02 (ANI): At least 14 people were killed and 11 others injured after a bus fell into a gorge in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. The private bus carrying 25 people was on its way to Himri in Saluni region when the driver lost control over the wheel and it fell into 100 feet deep gorge. While 12 people died on the spot, two others succumbed to their injuries at the hospital. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Road and rail accidents are common in India, where rickety infrastructure and weak law enforcement struggle to cope with a surge in traffic and floods of unlicensed drivers. Nov 2, 2014