Google unveils prototype of its very own self-driving car

Google unveiled plans to build its own self-driving car -- minus the steering wheel -- that it hopes to begin testing in the coming months. For Google, the car is to pioneer individual transport that needs only a stop-and-go function. Duration: 01:02 May 29, 2014

Outcry as French police demolish Calais migrant camps

French police expel around 550 people from makeshift camps in the northern port of Calais after a scabies outbreak, drawing criticism from rights groups over the treatment of migrants hoping to reach Britain. Duration: 01:16 May 29, 2014

Donetsk PM admits Chechen fighters in Ukraine

The prime minister of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic in eastern Ukraine Wednesday admitted that fighters from Chechnya were enlisted in the separatist brigades. Duration: 00:50 May 29, 2014

Pakistan woman stoned to death over honour

A pregnant Pakistani woman was beaten to death with bricks by members of her own family Tuesday for marrying the man of her choice, police said. Duration: 01:05 May 29, 2014

Brazil police fired tear gas at Indigenous protesters

Brazilian police fired tear gas Tuesday night to break up a protest by bow-and-arrow wielding indigenous chiefs who joined forces with anti-World Cup demonstrators to condemn the money spent on the tournament. Duration: 00:58 May 29, 2014

Colombia bids farewell to children killed in bus fire

With photos, candles and flowers Colombians paid their last respects to the 33 children killed in a bus fire May 18 in northern Colombia. The young victims will be laid to rest today in Fundacion, the town where the tragedy occurred. Duration: 00:47 May 29, 2014

SIT chief ensures investigation to unearth India's black money

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Former Supreme Court judge Justice M.B. Shah, who is heading the Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up to investigate cases of black money has assured a speedy probe to uncover the matter. Meanwhile, Congress leader Digvijay Singh said that the SIT team was a decision of the Supreme Court and the newly formed government should not take credit. On Friday last week, the Supreme Court had given the Centre a week's time to notify a SIT to probe black money stashed in foreign banks by Indians. May 28, 2014

Government proposes Kamal Nath's name to President as Protem Speaker

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Briefing reporters in New Delhi on Wednesday, after assuming the charge of Parliamentary Affairs Ministry, Venkaiah Naidu said that Congress leader Kamal Nath's name has been recommended as the Protem Speaker by the Government to President Pranab Mukherjee. May 28, 2014

Govt all set to make schemes to help farmers persevere: Radha Mohan Singh

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): India's newly appointed Agriculture Minister, Radha Mohan Singh, a leader of the ruling BJP said on Wednesday that the government is considering many schemes to benefit farmers to get agriculture back on its feet. Addressing the media after taking charge of the position, Singh elaborated on the provisions he has in mind to improve the lives and livelihood of the strained farmers of the country. May 28, 2014

Congress condemns BJP Govt on Article 370, clarifies Smriti Irani's education issue

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Wednesday slammed the BJP government over the statement of removing Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. Singhvi stated that the new government is having a diverse divisive agenda on the front as the very first thing they took up was Article 370. He also said that every statement said by the government representative is orchestrated with an aim of polarization. Commenting upon the controversial issue of Smriti Irani's educational qualifications, Singhvi stated that no personal issue was raised by the Congress leaders. He clarified that Irani's affidavit contained mismatched educational qualification details in 2004 and 2014, of which only one can be true. May 28, 2014

Mukul Rohatgi to be appointed as new Attorney General of India

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Senior Supreme Court advocate Mukul Rohatgi is to be appointed as the new Attorney General of India, the top law officer of the country. Rohatgi said that his top priority would be to streamline the litigation process and to cut down litigation among government departments. His appointment comes a day after the country's two top law officers Attorney General Goolam Essaji Vahanvati and Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran resigned, following the change in the government at the Centre. May 28, 2014

Modi pays tribute to Veer Savarkar on 131st birth anniversary

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to freedom fighter Veer Savarkar on his 131st birth anniversary on Wednesday. Newly sworn-in ministers including Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde, Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla and senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani also paid floral tribute at Savarkar’s portrait in New Delhi. May 28, 2014