Obama announces $33 bn in deals, financing for Africa

President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged African leaders to create a better environment for business by halting corruption, as he announced $33 billion in new US investment for the continent. Duration: 00:54 Aug 6, 2014

Lebanese army battle jihadists for a fourth day

Lebanese army continue to patrol near the border of Syria on Tuesday after Lebanon_s army chief urged France to speed up promised weapons supplies as troops battled jihadists for a fourth day. Aug 6, 2014

French winemakers target Chinese and American tasebuds

Winemakers in southwestern France are targeting the tastebuds of Chinese and American consumers, by using techniques that increase the wine_s fruity flavours and reduce the taste of tannins. Duration: 02:06 Aug 6, 2014

China school ruins echo carnage of Sichuan quake

Textbook pages flutter in the wreckage of a Chinese school after the country_s latest devastating earthquake, asking wordlessly whether any lessons were learned from a previous disaster. Duration: 00:42 Aug 6, 2014

Cambodia awaits verdict on ex-Khmer Rouge leaders

Cambodia's UN-backed court will deliver its verdict on two former Khmer Rouge leaders for the first time -- a judgement experts say is needed to help the country deal with its past. Aug 5, 2014

Police arrest four militants in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir, Aug 05 (ANI): In a joint operation, the Punjab police along with Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police arrested four militants of Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) and Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) in Jammu district. Police claimed that the terror module was being controlled by Ranjit Singh Neeta, who has absconded to Sialkot in Punjab state of Pakistan. The four militants were arrested in RS Pura area of Jammu district and have been taken to Bhogpur Police Station in Jalandhar city of Punjab. Police have recovered three Pakistani and six local SIM cards and four Pakistani phones from them. Aug 5, 2014

Indian men's hockey team returns home after winning silver at 2014 CWG

New Delhi, Aug 05 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team received a warm welcome on its arrival in New Delhi on Tuesday (August 05) after winning a silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Glasgow. The Indian team lost 0-4 to title holders and world champions Australia in the finals. Captain of men's hockey team, Sardar Singh said the team is fully motivated for the future matches. In the last edition of Commonwealth Games in New Delhi in 2010, India had suffered 0-8 defeat at the hands of Australia. However, Indian women's hockey team that returned home on Monday, failed to bag any medal for the second consecutive year. Meanwhile, midfielder and captain of the women's team, Ritu Rani said despite performing well at the CWG, the team could not make the country proud. Aug 5, 2014