Fukushima nuclear workers rally against plant operator

A group of Fukushima nuclear plant workers rally outside the headquarters of operator Tokyo Electric Power, saying they are forced to work in unsafe conditions, as Japan moves closer to switching on a pair of shuttered reactors. Duration: 01:07 Mar 14, 2014

Former Serbian president campaigns ahead of vote

Serbs will vote in snap polls on Sunday with the ruling Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) tipped to capitalise on a wave of public support after opening membership talks with the European Union. Duration: 00:43 Mar 14, 2014

Cyprus scrambling back from the brink of bankruptcy

A year after a financial earthquake shattered years of prosperity in Cyprus, an austerity plan has put the eastern Mediterranean island back on track despite the bitter pill of rising unemployment. Duration: 02:35 Mar 14, 2014

Malaysia forced to expand fruitless jet search

Malaysia confirms that the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane had been expanded into the Indian Ocean, but declines to comment on US reports that the jet had flown for hours after going missing. Duration: 01:01 Mar 14, 2014

Crimea's Tatars pray for peace before referendum

Crimean Tatars gathered Friday for prayers on Islam's holy day, with many voicing fears for the future ahead of a referendum Sunday expected to lead to closer ties with Moscow. Duration: 00:55 Mar 14, 2014

Analyst: Crimea referendum illegal under Ukrainian laws

Less than three weeks after gunmen seized Crimea's parliament and installed a pro-Moscow government, voters head to the polls on Sunday for a vote set to cement Russia's takeover of the strategic peninsula. Duration: 00:53 Mar 14, 2014

AAP takes on media, targets survey agencies

New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday defended party chief Arvind Kejriwal, who is at the centre of another controversy over his remark that he would send every compromised media person to jail if his party comes to power at the Centre. Party spokesperson Sanjay Singh called Narendra Modi's support by media, a paid promotion. He also added that a probe must be ordered into opinion polls conducted by media houses. Mar 14, 2014

Odisha rally: 'Tsunami' will hit nation during polls, says Modi

Sambalpur, March 14 (ANI): BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narenda Modi while addressing a rally at Sambalpur in Odhisha on Friday spoke about the current poll-bound situation of the country. He said that tsunami-like wave will hit the nation when the Lok Sabha polls will begin from April. He also urged the crowd to teach a lesson to the Congress party. Mar 14, 2014

Odisha rally: Modi slams UPA on food security act

Sambalpur, March 14 (ANI): BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narenda Modi while addressing a rally at Sambalpur in Odhisha on Friday reacted strongly against the Congress and the UPA government. Targeting the Congress' flagship Food Security Act, he said that it has taken the Congress 60 years to bring a law on food. He also said that the Congress did not know there is a tribal community in the country, and it has special needs. Mar 14, 2014

INS Sindhuratna tragedy: SC agrees to hear PIL

New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a PIL seeking a court-monitored probe into the fire tragedy in submarine INS Sindhuratna and a compensation of Rs 1 crore each for relatives of the two Navy officers who died. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam, before whom the matter was mentioned for an urgent hearing, posted the case to March 28. The petition claimed the officers died allegedly due to technical and maintenance failure of batteries in the submarine. Mar 14, 2014

I skipped rally because I was misled: Anna Hazare

New Delhi, March 14 (ANI): Veteran anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare on Friday said that he gave Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee's rally in the national capital a miss due to lack of crowd and alleged that there was a conspiracy to sabotage it. He further added that Banerjee was cheated and she was told that it was my rally and he was told that it was her rally and there were just 2,000 people. However, he maintained that he supports Banerjee, but won't campaign for any political party in the upcoming elections. Mar 14, 2014