Dalai Lama: America is champion of democracy, freedom

After leading the US Senate in prayer, the Dalai Lama encouraged the United States to show self-confidence in defending democracy as top lawmakers rallied behind his calls to preserve Tibetan culture. Duration: 00:51 Mar 7, 2014

EU leaders call for dialogue at Ukraine summit

Europe's leaders gathered for crisis talks on Ukraine Thursday, pressing Russia to opt for dialogue and de-escalation while warning sanctions were in the offing should Moscow refuse a diplomatic solution. Mar 7, 2014

Magdalena Island: where monogamous penguins come to breed

50km-away from Punta Arena in southern Chile is the Magdalena Island, home to the Magellan penguins. This species of monogamous penguins arrive in the summer to breed then migrate to the Brazilian coasts in the winter. Duration: 01:06  Mar 7, 2014

Radical Muslim: jihadists only react to western invasions

Abubaker Shariff Ahmed is one of the Musa mosque's radical leaders in Mombasa, branded by Kenyan authorities as an epicentre for the indoctrination and recruitment of Islamic militants.He denies any links with Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels. Mar 6, 2014

Pistorius witness accused of doctoring testimony

Oscar Pistorius' defence lawyer accused a key witness of doctoring evidence with his wife to "incriminate" the athlete on Thursday, as he tried to scupper the prosecution's principal line of attack. Mar 6, 2014

S.Korea calls on North to give up its nuclear weapons

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye says the the obstacle to economic prosperity on the Korean peninsula is North Korea’s nuclear weapons as she attends a ceremony for 5,860 new military officers. Mar 6, 2014

Indian Medical Associations calls off Doctors strike after High Courts intervention

New Delhi, March 06 (ANI): Indian Medical Association called off the doctors’ strike on Thursday after the Allahabad High Court promised judicial enquiry of the agitation following the arrest of doctors after a scuffle with a SP legislator. The doctors decided to withdraw their stir after a delegation led by Devendra Lal Chandani, chairman of the action committee of the Indian Medical Association, met Samajwadi Party Chief, Mulayam Singh Yadav in Lucknow. IMA Secretary General Narendra Sahni said that Mulayam during the visit promised that twenty-three junior doctors, who were arrested for the clash with police and supporters of a local legislator will be released and efforts would be made to convince them to return to work. Mar 6, 2014

Movement will end if AAP resorts to violence, BJP trying to deviate from real issue: Kejriwal

Gandhidam, March 06 (ANI): AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that of the party members will indulge in violence then the whole movement will end as a whole. He said that the BJP is trying to deviate from the real issues by resorting to violence and AAP have to remain away from the same. He said that the Gujarat police were looking for excuses to stop him when they had no reasons to do so. Kejriwal also said that the party has to work and tell the people that Gujarat’s model of development doesn’t work and the progress being talked about is of Ambani and Adani and that farmers are being looted. Mar 6, 2014