Anti-Russian protest in Moldovan capital

Anti-Russian activists marched to the Russian Embassy in the Moldovan capital Chisinau on Sunday, chanting "this is not Crimea," to warn against Russian military incursions in other countries in the region. Duration: 00:32 Apr 8, 2014

Carbon cuts possible for manageable warming: experts

The world, acting urgently, can curb carbon emissions enough to avert worst-case scenarios for climate change, UN experts said Monday as envoys met in Berlin to weigh the options for action. Duration: 01:11 Apr 7, 2014

Japan, Australia reach deal on free trade

Japan and Australia say they have reached "substantive agreement" on a long-awaited free-trade deal, in a rare opening of Japan's protected markets. Duration: 00:58 Apr 7, 2014

Former French FM calls Rwanda genocide claim 'insulting'

Alain Juppé, who was French foreign minister at the time of the Rwandan genocide 20 years ago, says accusations by Kigali that France carries blame for the killings are 'dishonest, and insulting to France'. Duration: 00:36 Apr 7, 2014

Third party candidate wins Costa Rica presidential vote

Luis Guillermo Solis, a candidate who was virtually unknown just months ago, was elected Costa Rica's president Sunday. He has become the country's first third-party member to win the highest office in decades. Duration: 00:53 Apr 7, 2014

Maoist attack injures one in Chhattisgarh

Sukma, April 4 (ANI): An official from India's paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was severely injured on Monday in an attack by Maoists in insurgency-hit Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. The injured, Sub-Inspector Mahendra Singh, was then admitted to a hospital in Jagdalpur city in Chhattisgarh. The rebels opened indiscriminate fire at security officials but fled the spot when security forces retaliated. Maoists are rebels who try to sink deep roots and form links after decades of neglect. The Maoists, also known as Naxals, have killed police and politicians, and targeted government buildings and railway tracks in an insurgency that has killed thousands since the 1960s. Apr 7, 2014

Rahul targets BJP during his Raichur rally

Raichur, April 7 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday addressed a rally in Raichur district of Karnataka. Gandhi criticized the BJP and its various models of development. Talking over women empowerment, he said that on one hand they talk of giving strength to women on the other hand police in Gujarat chase women, tap their phones. Apr 7, 2014

EC issues notice to Amit Shah for hate speeches in UP

Lucknow, April 07 (ANI): The Election Commission on Monday issued notice to BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah for his hate speeches in the riot-affected areas in Uttar Pradesh. It asked the BJP leader to explain within three days as to why action should not be initiated against him for violating the model code through his speeches made while campaigning in Shamli, Bijnore and Muzaffarnagar districts in the state. Shah, who is in charge of the BJP's campaign in Uttar Pradesh, had allegedly said in a speech that the election is a chance to seek "revenge for the insult" inflicted during the riots in Muzaffarnagar in September last, in which nearly 60 were killed and thousands displaced. Apr 7, 2014

LS Polls 2014: EC on Assam and Tripura voter turnout

New Delhi, April 07 (ANI): The Election Commission on Monday informed that the voter turnout in Assam till 5 pm is approximately 72.5 % which is expected to cross 75% as people are still standing in queues to cast their vote. The EC also informed that the poll percentage is about 84% and is expected to go up by 1-2%. Apr 7, 2014