Tension flares in C.African capital day after deadly clashes

The situation was tense Thursday morning in certain parts of Bangui, Central African Republic, after at least 15 people, including a priest, were killed and several others wounded in clashes according to military sources. Duration: 00:27 May 30, 2014

Kerry tells Snowden to 'man up' and return to the US

Secretary of State John Kerry says fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden should "man up" and return to the United States to face justice for revealing US security secrets. Duration: 00:52 May 29, 2014

Israelis celebrate Jerusalem Day

Tens of thousands of religious Jews waving Israeli flags march into mainly Arab east Jerusalem as the country celebrates the anniversary of its capture in the 1967 Six-Day War. Duration: 00:32 May 29, 2014

One year on, a student recalls Istanbul's Gezi Park protest

One year after a small campaign to save an Istanbul park from redevelopment precipitated a estimated 3 million-strong nationwide protest, one student who took part in the early demonstrations recalls the good times -- and the bad. Duration: 01:58 May 29, 2014

Nigeria's Jonathan vows 'total war' against Boko Haram

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday vowed total war against terrorism as the country's security forces stepped up efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists 45 days ago. Duration: 01:17 May 30, 2014

Shutdown call by TDS hits normal life in Telangana

Andhra Pradesh, May 29 (ANI): Chief minister-elect of India's new state, Telangana, which will come into existence on June 02, K Chandrasekhar Rao, called for a shutdown on Thursday (May 29) to protest the move of the central government to issue an ordinance related to the merger of a few villages of Khammam district into Andhra Pradesh. The city wore a deserted look as shops and business establishments remained closed at many places, including Hyderabad. Bus services from Hyderabad to various destinations in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh were also suspended. Activists of the regional TRS came out in droves in Bhadrachalam town and protested against the ordinance and termed it unconstitutional. May 29, 2014

Indian fishermen released by Pak return home, hail PM Modi

Vadodara, May 29 (ANI): Around 150 Indian fishermen returned home in Vadodara city of Gujarat after they were released from Pakistan prison as a part of goodwill gesture ahead of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's visit to New Delhi for Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony. In a bid to bolster ties, Sharif had ordered release of fishermen, who were jailed in Pakistan for straying into their territorial waters. A released fisherman, Bhavesh Nanji, said he was happy to return home after two months and appreciated Modi. May 29, 2014

Bangladesh's Gonojagoron Mancha calls for speedy trial of 1971 war criminals

Dhaka, May 29 (ANI): Bangladesh people's resurgence platform, Gonojagoron Mancha, called for speedy trial of war criminals, accused of genocide during 1971 liberation war. The members of the platform held a round-table conference in Dhaka city to discuss about war crimes trials. More than 200 people were killed in violent street protests in Bangladesh, which broke out in February and continued throughout 2013. The protests began after the Awami League government decided to charge people with war crimes and other abuses during Bangladesh's liberation war in 1971 and put them on trial. Gonojagoron Mancha Spokesperson Imran H Sarker said they would not accept the delay in the trials of the war criminals. May 29, 2014