Sweden poll victor vows to form coalition without far-right

The winner of Sweden's election, Social Democrat leader Stefan Loefven, embarked Monday on the difficult task of forming a government while keeping his pledge to exclude the hugely strengthened far right party, the Sweden Democrats. Duration: 00:57 Sep 15, 2014

Netflix sets sights on European screens

US online streaming giant Netflix will launch the second phase of its European expansion plan on Monday as it sets about seducing French viewers with a "House of Cards"-style drama set in Marseille. Duration: 01:14 Sep 15, 2014

UN troops withdraw from Syrian Golan

Hundreds of UN troops withdrew from the Syrian to the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan on Monday, two weeks after Al-Qaeda-linked rebels kidnapped dozens of the peacekeepers. Duration: 00:42 Sep 15, 2014

France, Iraq urge quick action against IS at Paris conference

The leaders of France and Iraq urged swift action against Islamic State militants, with President Francois Hollande warning there was "no time to lose" as he opened an international conference to shore up an anti-jihadist coalition. Duration: 00:34 Sep 15, 2014

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit India on September 17: MEA

New Delhi, Sep 15(ANI): Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akabaruddin on Monday said that Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India from September 17 to September 19. A high power delegation will accompany the Chinese President. Talking to mediapersons he said that during Chinese President's visit it is expected that all substantive issues of China-India bearing will be discussed. He added that the visit would open many opportunities of bilateral cooperation between the two countries. Sep 15, 2014

Abdul Basit says Hafiz Saeed is Pak national and free to roam, faces flak

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit had to face flak on Monday after his remarks on Hafiz Saeed. Abdul Basit said that he is a Pakistani national and is free to go anywhere he wants to. Salmming Basit for his remark, BJP leader Sambit Patra said that Hafiz Saeed is the mastermind of 26/11 and has killed many people. He further said that BJP has made it clear to Pakistan that talks and terror cannot go hand in hand. CPI leader D Raja said that Government of India should ask Pakistan government to not to allow its soil to be used by terrorists. NCP leader DP Tripathi condemning Abdul Basit's statement said that Hafiz Saeed is a terrorist and Basit's statement shows that Pakistan supports terror. to roam freely. Sep 15, 2014

India loses Davis Cup World Group playoff to Serbia

Bangalore, Sep 15 (ANI): India missed its chance to return to the World Group as tennis player Yuki Bhambri lost 2-3 to Serbia's Filip Krajinovic in reverse singles in Davis Cup on Monday. The match was halted due to rain on Sunday night (September 14) and Krajinovic was leading 6-3 6-4. It continued on Monday morning and the Serbian took just about an hour to beat Bhambri 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Bhambri, ranked 153, made as many as 64 unforced errors while Krajinovic, ranked 107, made 38. The Indian said that though he was clear what he had to do, he wasn't able to execute it. Krajinovic, who was playing his first major Davis Cup, commended his opponent for tough competition. Sep 15, 2014

Ukrainians in frontline village hide in basement

Ukrainians living in a town on the front line have no water or electricity and little hope, as despite it being one week since Kiev and pro-Russian rebels agreed a ceasefire the fighting goes on, forcing them to hide in the basement. Duration: 02:03 Sep 15, 2014

Observers eye on Chinese President's Visit to India

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Looking forward to Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India, observers on Monday opined that both nations will benefit from mutual economic cooperation, rather than indulging in border adventures. Jinping is scheduled to visit India between September 17 and 19.New Delhi's ties with Beijing have long been held back by distrust, mostly over their contested border. But many say that both countries would realise the importance of their relationship with each other, judging that both are two of the fastest growing economies in the world. Incursions by the Chinese troops into India have always left India reeling. Ahead of Jinping's visit, this issue has been on the back of most people's minds. Defence analyst, Alok Bansal, however, feels that such issues are hyped up ahead of important visits like these. Chinese investment will also help narrow a trade deficit with India that hit $31 billion in 2013. Sep 15, 2014

Saddened by death of police man: Sanjay Singh on dispute outside his palace in Amethi

Amethi, Sep 15 (ANI): Addressing the media on Monday, Congress MP and royal Sanjay Singh said that he was saddened by the death of the police man, who was killed in the feud that occurred outside his residence yesterday. He further said that the incident was very unfortunate and was a result of his son Anant Vikram Singh's immaturity. Sep 15, 2014

Park Street Rape Victim denied entry into Kolkata restaurant for being a 'rape victim', files FIR

Kolkata, Sep 15 (ANI): In a shameful act by a restaurant authority in Kolkata, Park street rape victim was denied from entering the place for being a victim of the heinous crime. The victim went to the restaurant Saturday night with her fiancé where she was 'insulted' and denied entry in front of people present there. She later filed an FIR following which the police assured her of necessary actions and adequate security if required. The 40-year-old woman was allegedly denied entry by the management of Ginger, a restaurant-cum-bar in south Kolkata's Kalighat area. Suzette Jordan, who was gang-raped in a moving car in 2012, has categorically chosen that her name be revealed and she be not named as a 'rape victim'. Sep 15, 2014