South Africa's new visa laws scare Zimbabwean migrants

South Africa's recently introduced new immigration laws are causing confusion and panic among migrants, especially Zimbabweans who fled the political and economic crisis after the 2008 disputed elections. Duration 02:26 Jul 10, 2014

Holy month of Ramadan spurs rush to buy dates in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 10 (ANI): The sale of dates have notched up in Kashmir during the holy month of Ramadan, as varieties of dates exported from various Arabian countries tempt buyers with their rich taste and high nutritional content. Buyers throng the markets which have stocked varieties of dates from India and expensive varieties from Arabian countries. Eye catching arrangements displayed in stalls instantly attract the attention of the buyer. Despite some of the varieties being heavily priced, it does not deter the buyers from purchasing even the costliest dates on display. Jul 10, 2014

Hamas 'to pay high price' for strikes, says Netanyahu

During a meeting with military officials, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Hamas would "pay a high price" and that Israel will not "tolerate the strikes against our cities and our children". Duration: 00:43 Jul 10, 2014

Sarajevo pays respect to Srebrenica victims

Thousands of Sarajevans paid their respects on Wednesday to 175 Srebrenica massacre victims as they were transported for a joint burial to mark the atrocity's 19th anniversary later this week. Duration: 01:16 Jul 10, 2014

Vatican appoints new chief for scandal-dogged bank

The Vatican on Wednesday named a French businessman to head up its scandal-plagued bank as part of a radical overhaul ordered by Pope Francis after a year-long inquiry. Duration: 01:09 Jul 10, 2014

Rush to rescue stranded whale in Australia

Australian authorities struggled to rescue a beached baby whale Wednesday and were forced to suspend the operation as fading light hampered efforts to return it to sea. Duration: 00:29 Jul 9, 2014

Israelis in Tel Aviv react to escalation of Gaza unrest

Israel significantly broadened its campaign against Gaza Wednesday after militants fired at Jerusalem and Tel Aviv in their biggest confrontation since 2012, raising fears of a major Israeli ground offensive. Duration: 00:43 Jul 9, 2014

Father, his six sons killed in Israel air strike on Gaza

Relatives and friends of the al-Kaware family attended the funeral of seven members of the family in Khan Yunis, in the Gaza Strip. The father, a member of the Fatah movement, and his 6 sons were all killed in an Israeli air strike. Duration: 00:51 Jul 9, 2014

Police use mild lathicharge and water cannons against Congress protesters in Indore

Indore, July 09 (ANI): Police used mild lathi-charge and water cannons to draw away the Congress and NSUI protesters who were protesting against the Vyapam Scam in Indore on Wednesday. The protest had turned violent when the NSUI and congress workers started pelting stones at PSC office. It is noted that Student wing of Congress, NSUI had planned a protest and enclosure of PSC office on Wednesday against PSC Scam. Jul 9, 2014

Indian's expect Modi's maiden budget to deliver basic amenities, tame inflation

Varanasi/ Kanpur/ Hyderabad, July 09 (ANI): People across country, wants respite from spiraling prices, provision of basic amenities as Narendra Modi-led government prepares to lay down its vision for the future in its maiden budget which will be presented on Thursday. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present his maiden budget in the parliament on July 10 - a document that will provide an indication of the course Modi's government wants to chart for the country's economy. Jul 9, 2014

Congress continues protest on second day post the rail budget announcement

Bengaluru, July 09 (ANI): The lawmakers and workers of Congress party showed their resentment against the new rail budget by staging protest in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government on Tuesday presented its first railway budget, promising to seek increased foreign and domestic private investment to fund modernisation of the country's huge but badly stretched network. Party’s youth wing, Indian Youth Congress (IYC), also staged a protest in the Bengaluru city of Karnataka. Jul 9, 2014

BJP and Congress react to reports of Rahul sleeping in Lok Sabha

New Delhi, July 09 (ANI): BJP and Congress leaders on Wednesday reacted to reports of Rahul Gandhi sleeping in the Lok Sabha during a discussion on inflation. BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said that Congress was sleeping during the last 10 years of inflation and even today when Congress wanted a discussion over inflation party's vice president Rahul Gandhi was sleeping. Meanwhile Congress leader Rajiv Shukla said that it is low level journalism if such issues come to discussion. Jul 9, 2014