Syria_s Assad sworn in, takes swipe at West over revolt

Syria_s President Bashar al-Assad was sworn in Wednesday for a new seven-year term, warning Western and Arab governments they will pay dearly for backing those who took up arms against him. Duration: 00:51 Jul 17, 2014

Farnborough air show: introducing the Scorpion jet

The Scorpion jet from Textron AirLand was presented at the Farnborough air show in Britain on Tuesday. The biennial event sees leading companies from the aviation industry showcase their latest technology. Duration: 01:18 Jul 17, 2014

Orbital cargo ship reaches International Space Station

Orbital Sciences Corporation's unmanned cargo ship arrived Wednesday at the International Space Station carrying a load of food and equipment for the six-man crew at the research outpost. Duration: 00:33 Jul 17, 2014

Flags fly at half mast as Moscow marks day of mourning

Russian investigators said Wednesday they had detained two metro workers over a devastating crash in the Moscow subway that killed at least 21 people, as anger mounted over the tragedy. Duration: 00:40 Jul 17, 2014

Dutch court rules state liable over 300 Srebrenica victims

A court in the Netherlands ruled Wednesday that the Dutch state was liable for the deaths of over 300 Bosnian Muslim men and boys in the Srebrenica massacre, the worst atrocity on European soil since World War II. Duration: 01:04 Jul 17, 2014

Fear grips Israel-hit Gaza hospital

At Al-Wafa rehabilitation hospital near Gaza City, a handful of doctors and nurses hover over paralysed patients, wondering how to protect them from more air strikes as threatened by Israel. Duration: 01:59 Jul 17, 2014

Militants open fire in JandK, one Territorial Army jawan shot dead

Kulgam, July 16 (ANI): One Territorial Army jawan was shot dead as militants opened fire in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Wednesday. Sources said that suspected militants fired upon Gowhar Ahmad Matto, son of Bashir Ahmad Matto near Larm Ganjipora when he was on way to his home. Meanwhile, a large contingent of police, CRPF and army has reached and cordoned off the area to nab the militants. The search operation was going on when the reports last came in. Jul 16, 2014

O P Kohli sworn in as governor of Gujarat

Gandhinagar, July 16 (ANI): Senior BJP leader O P Kohli was on Wednesday sworn-in as 24th Governor of Gujarat. Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya of the Gujarat High Court administered the oath of office and secrecy to Kohli in Gandhinagar town hall. Jul 16, 2014

Uttarakhand: Heavy rain halts Char Dham Yatra

Uttarakhand, July (ANI): The Char Dham yatra that takes devouts to Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines was halted on Wednesday following heavy rain in Uttarakhand. The Rishikesh-Badrinath national highway (NH) and the road connecting Kedarnath-Gaurikund have also been blocked following heavy downpour and landslides. The overflowing waters of Alaknanda River may create problem for low lying areas near the river, which constitutes of around 30,000 people living in the area. People are being evacuated in disaster prone areas and moved to safer places of upper terrain. Jul 16, 2014