Airbus launches new A330neo jet at Farnborough

European planemaker Airbus on Monday launched the eagerly-awaited upgrade to its long-haul wide-body A330 jet -- the A330neo -- which boasts more fuel-efficient engines. Duration: 00:57 Jul 15, 2014

Kerry hunkers down for 'lengthy' Iran nuclear talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry pressed his Iranian counterpart Monday to make "critical choices", six days before a deadline to cut a historic deal that would finally dispel fears about Tehran's nuclear drive. Duration: 00:30 Jul 14, 2014

Girls who escaped Boko Haram make Abuja appearance

Five girls who escaped from abduction by Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria visited the BringBackOurGirls protest group in Abuja, after meeting privately with Pakistani schoolgirl campaigner Malala Yousafzai. Duration: 00:32 Jul 14, 2014

US teachers turn to crowd-funding for non-profit schools

Setting up a new school is never easy, especially in low-income areas, but teachers and parents in Chicago are turning to crowd-sourced online funding to get new early-learning institutions going. Duration: 02:04 Jul 14, 2014

Hamas: No flexibility in truce negotiations

As Israel's campaign to halt cross-border rocket fire entering its seventh day, Hamas does not appear to have backed down from its demands, with spokesman Mushir al-Masri telling AFP there would be no flexibility in truce negotiation. Duration: 00:45 Jul 14, 2014

Hasidic settlers cheer Israeli soldiers near Gaza border

With Israel's campaign to halt cross-border rocket fire entering its seventh day, a group of Hasidic Jewish settlers from the West Bank stopped alongside the soldiers to cheer them on with song and dance. Duration: 00:35 Jul 14, 2014

Israel keeps up raids on Gaza targets

Israel kept up its punishing raids on Gaza Monday with hits on more than 40 sites overnight, but held off from a threatened ground incursion as the world intensified efforts to broker a truce. Duration: 01:35 Jul 14, 2014

Carving industry of Midnapur in West Bengal: Perfect example of communal ethos

Midnapur, July 14 (ANI): Midnapur located in India's eastern state of West Bengal, is famous for its arts and crafts industry. One such industry which is famous for its craftsmanship and exclusivity is the teak wood carving industry. The industry employs large number of artisans belonging to different communities, who work together, presenting the ethos of harmony and brotherhood. Jul 14, 2014

Hindus and Muslims come together to promote peace and harmony at Mata Katyayani Temple in Kashmir

Kashmir, July 14 (ANI): Being the land of natural beauty, Kashmir is also famous for its culture and religious influences, which has given birth to an ethos that celebrates seamless co-existence. The Kashmiri society has been a microcosm, reflecting the essence of this beautiful synthesis. This cultural ethos is known as Kashmiriyat. The temple of Mata Katyayni in Kulgam reflects this essence of ethos which is still being kept alive in the region. Recently a 'mahayagna' or fire ritual was organised in the shrine where both Hindus as well as Muslims participated enthusiastically. Jul 14, 2014

Ram Naik on being appointed as Uttar Pradesh Governor

Mumbai, July 14 (ANI): After being appointed as the new governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik on Monday spoke to media persons in Mumbai. President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday appointed new governors for Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Gujarat and Nagaland. Jul 14, 2014