French court delivers verdict in Rwandan genocide case

A French court is expected to deliver the much-anticipated verdict in the trial for complicity of genocide of Rwandan army captain Pascal Simbikangwa, the first of its kind in the country. Duration: 00:53 Mar 14, 2014

Malaysians pray for missing jet

Malaysians pray for the passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight as the hunt for the plane spreads to the vast Indian Ocean. Duration: 00:36 Mar 14, 2014

Crimea prepares for vote on whether to join Russia

Crimea votes in a referendum on Sunday on whether to join Russia or have independence from Ukraine, a ballot that could reshape Russia's diplomatic relations with the rest of the world. Duration: 02:26 Mar 14, 2014

Hunt for missing jets spreads to Indian Ocean

The search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared on March 8th, has been characterised by claim, counterclaim, rumours and denials; little consolation for the relatives of the 239 passengers and crew onboard. Duration: 02:13 Mar 14, 2014

Philippine Catholics make lifelong pledge after typhoon

Returning to their destroyed village after a catastrophic typhoon that killed thousands in the Philippines last year, a weary band of Catholics vow a lifelong pledge to thank God for saving them. Duration: 01:53 Mar 14, 2014

Swat's silk industry killed by Pakistan Taliban militancy

Five years after it collapsed under Taliban rule, the once-thriving silk industry in the Swat valley of northwest Pakistan is still in shreds, leaving thousands without work and entrepreneurs counting the cost. Duration: 02:31 Mar 14, 2014

Sisodia on Kejriwal's 'jail media' remark

New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): AAP Leader Manish Sisodia on Friday said that paid media is a sin for the media industry and the country. He further said that certain sections of media are continuously telling that BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has developed Gujarat which is not true. He also added that AAP has always been against paid news. Mar 14, 2014

BJP assails Congress for nominating tainted ministers

New Delhi, March 14 (ANI): The BJP on Friday slammed the Congress for nominating tainted ministers. Ignoring opposition from a section against fielding tainted candidates, the Congress on Thursday re-nominated former union ministers Pawan Kumar Bansal and Subodh Kant Sahai in the second list of 71 Lok Sabha candidates. Mar 14, 2014

Manish Tewari slams Kejriwal for 'jail media' remark

New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Reacting on AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal's remark on media, Iand B Minister Manish Tewari on Friday said that media of any country has a very special place in democracy. He added that Kejriwal's remark about the media is very unfortunate and it should be condemned. Kejriwal had earlier said that media has been paid heavy amount to promote BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and that he will send media to jail after investigation, if his party comes to power. Mar 14, 2014

Government provides skill development training to male weavers in Manipur

Manipur, Mar 14 (ANI): A two-month-long “Jacquard Weaving Training to Male Weavers” is being held at the Weavers’ Service Centre at Porampat in Imphal east district. The skill development programme has been organized by the Development Commissioner for Handlooms and the Ministry of Textiles in collaboration with the Commerce and Industries department, Government of Manipur. In total 137 male weavers from various districts of the state are taking part in it. The weaving centre was inaugurated in February this year with an aim to encourage the men folk of the state to take up such self employment ventures and contribute to the state’s economy. Mar 14, 2014

Security officials receive severe injuries during combing operation in Jharkhand

Jharkhand, Mar 14 (ANI): Security officials received severe injuries during a combing operation launched against the Maoists in India's red corridor of Jharkhand. In two separate incidents, security officials were injured during a combing action on Thursday. During search operation in Palamu district in Jharkhand province, three officers were injured after an Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) blasted accidentally. In another incident, a team of security officials accidently fired on their own team members in Latehar. Mar 14, 2014

Incessant unseasonal rains, landslides wreak havoc in Kashmir

Ramban, March 14 (ANI): Kashmir has been struggling to fight the incessant and unseasonal downpour and snowfall that have caused landslides, damaged property throwing life out of gear since last three days. The rains and landslides have caused widespread damage to the private and government property in Ramban district where several residents were forced to leave their houses and shift to safer havens. The Jammu -Srinagar National Highway (NH44) is also closed for vehicular traffic since past three days because of the landslides at several places, leaving several passengers and tourists stranded at different places. Mar 14, 2014

Congress defends tainted nominees, hits back at BJP

New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): The Congress on Friday defended its tainted ministers who have been nominated to fight the upcoming general elections. Ignoring opposition from a section against fielding tainted candidates, the Congress on Thursday re-nominated former union ministers Pawan Kumar Bansal and Subodh Kant Sahai in the second list of 71 Lok Sabha candidates. Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, instead attacked the BJP, saying that maximum number of its candidates have a criminal background. Mar 14, 2014