Catalan leader resolute to hold independence referendum

The leader of Spain's economically powerful region of Catalonia said Wednesday he was "determined" to press ahead with an independence referendum in November despite opposition from the national government. Duration: 00:48 Jul 31, 2014

Nigerians react to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew on Wednesday with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control. Duration: 00:46 Jul 31, 2014

Dutch say unlikely to reach MH17 site in next days

Dutch police on Wednesday said it was unlikely they would be able to access the site of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine because of ongoing combat. Duration: 00:48 Jul 31, 2014

Fighting around Donetsk impairs MH17 crash investigation

Fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists on Wednesday prevented international investigators reaching the MH17 crash site for the fourth day in a row, the Dutch team leader said. Duration: 00:50 Jul 30, 2014

Muscovites react to EU-US sanctions imposed on Russia

Russians seem not to be worried about the new US and EU sanctions, but analysts warned that these measures will also contain some bite for the Russian economy which is teetering on the edge of recession. Duration: 00:44 Jul 30, 2014

Jorhat hosts national amateur muay-thai kick boxing championship

Jorhat, July 30 (ANI): Around 130 participants from 18 states of the country participated at the 9th National Amateur Muay-Thai kick boxing championship in Jorhat. In the three-day event organized by all Assam amateur Muay Thai and Fair sports Club of India, participants from the age group of 6 to 22 competed in different categories. Muay Thai is a combat sport from the Muay martial arts of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. The sport is gaining popularity in the northeast where various events are being organized to attract more youth. Jul 30, 2014