One dead, six injured in fresh firing from Pakistan

Jammu and Kashmir, Oct 8 (ANI): One civilian has lost his life while six others are injured as the Pakistan rangers target civilian habitations in Jammu and Kashmir. Thousands of people living on the international border have also stated to migrate to safer place as the Pakistan rangers last night again resorted to unprovoked mortar shelling and heavy firing on the BSF posts.According to BSF, over 50 BSF posts and nearly 30 border villages were affected by the fire from Pakistan side that restored at 8.30 pm last night. As the firing at some places in Arnia still continues, our forces have been retaliating and BSF troops at all the places are giving befitted reply to the fire from Pakistan. Last night at least one BSF jawan along with some civilians also got injured. Oct 8, 2014

Indian pugilists train in Shimla's high altitude to adapt to rough climatic conditions

Shimla, Oct 08 (ANI): Forty eight Indian pugilists from Madhya Pradesh undertook training in an 18-day high altitude boxing camp in Shimla city to get acclimatized to low weather conditions and increase their stamina. The camp started on September 22 and will conclude on October 9.He also said that the camp will make them stronger and increase their level of play. Out of the total of 48 boxers, eight are international level players and 15 are national champions. The coach added that such high altitude camps help players in improving their game and should be made mandatory for everyone. Oct 8, 2014

US diplomat urges all parties in Ukraine to respect ceasefire

"We know that (the ceasefire) is not being implemented today. The shooting has not stopped," visiting US State Department official Victoria Nuland told a group of Kiev students after talks with Ukraine's new pro-Western team. Duration: 00:48 Oct 8, 2014

Food insecurity but no famine in South Sudan: UN official

The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Ellen Margrethe Loej, said on Tuesday that the country was not suffering from famine, though some regions are suffering from 'food insecurity.' Duration: 00:45 Oct 8, 2014

Erdogan: ground troops needed to beat IS group in Kobane

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday that the Syrian border town of Kobane is on the verge of falling to jihadists, saying a ground operation was needed to defeat the militants. Duration: 00:40 Oct 8, 2014

Syria border town 'about to fall' as hundreds dead

Jihadists are on the verge of seizing the key Syrian border town of Kobane, Turkey warned Tuesday, after a three-week assault by the Islamic State group that has killed hundreds. Duration: 00:51 Oct 8, 2014

Brazil's Rousseff, Neves chase run-off votes

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves are reading up their campaigns for a tight run-off election, vying for the support of frustrated voters demanding change amid an economic slowdown. Duration: 02:16 Oct 7, 2014

Frenchman fights for return of sister from Syria

A young Frenchman is fighting for the return of his sister, a 15-year old school girl, who he claims left France to join the Jihadist Al-Nusra group in Syria after being in touch with an internet recruiting network. Duration: 01:00 Oct 7, 2014

Anguish and fear at Spain hospital where Ebola spread

At Madrid's La Paz-Carlos III hospital, where a Spanish nurse became the first person to contract Ebola outside of Africa, anxious staff gather in small groups to discuss their anger and dismay over the case. Duration: 01:03 Oct 7, 2014