Egypt's 'terrace society' flourishes on Cairo rooftops

On the roof of a once-grand apartment block overlooking Cairo's Tahrir Square, Shukri Mahmud's father built a humble shack, the din, congestion and worst of the notorious pollution in Africa's biggest metropolis eight floors below. Duration: 02:19 Jan 27, 2014

World Cup protests spark violence in Brazil

Demonstrators and police clash in Sao Paulo during the first in a planned series of anti-World Cup protests across Brazil called by radical activist group Anonymous. Duration: 00:42 Jan 27, 2014

Thai protesters disrupt advance voting for disputed election

Thai anti-government protesters besiege polling stations in Bangkok forcing dozens to close as advance voting for controversial elections gets under way, deepening doubts over the viability of next weekend's ballot. Duration: 00:47 Jan 27, 2014

Browse for free at Wi-Fi hotspots in IT hub Bangalore

Bangalore, Jan 26 (ANI): IT hub Bangalore has now become the first Indian city to provide free Wi-Fi hotspots. The project was launched at the iconic M.G. Road of Bangalore. The free Wi-fi connection will allow a person to browse up to three hours a day free of cost and download up to 50 megabyte (MB) of free data. Jan 26, 2014

Heavy arms in beginning of parade showed security important for nation: LK Advani

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): After hoisting the national flag at his residence on Republic Day, BJP leader LK Advani said that the heavy arms showed at the beginning of the parade emphasize that security has taken an important place in the country's agendas. He further denied commenting on any other political parties and endorsed what President Pranab Mukherjee said during his Republic Day speech. Jan 26, 2014

Sheikh Hasina should be praised for busting a number of terror modules: Security Expert

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Bangladesh has been infiltrated by a number of terrorist modules in the recent past. But a recent arrest of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) operatives in Dhaka, according to Sushant Sareen, a security expert at the Institute of Defence Studies and Analysis in Delhi, is an accomplishment of the Awami League government. Though, Sareen said that the presence of TTP operatives inside Bangladesh was a rare incident. The defence expert further said that the agitations carried on by theses terrorist outfits are an effort to create passion in Bangladesh against the ongoing war crime trials. And that they are somewhere supported by the western countries like US and UK. Jan 26, 2014

JD (U), NCP back President's speech

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): The JD (U) and the NCP on Sunday backed President Pranab Mukherjee's comment that fractured government could be catastrophic and populist anarchy cannot be a substitute for governance. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said with such politics, the nation gets disturbed and added that the political parties must promise only those things that they can fulfill. NCP leader Tariq Anwar also said that to gain popularity these things should not be done. Jan 26, 2014

India displays its military might on 65th republic day

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended India's 65th Republic Day celebrations as the chief guest on Sunday (January 26), while India showcased its defence might in a colourful ceremony. The country exhibited state-of-the art ballistic missiles, even as soldiers belonging to the three armed forces marched down Rajpath, the ceremonial boulevard in the heart of the city, and enthralling spectators. Jan 26, 2014

Unprovoked firing from Pakistan on Republic Day

Jammu & Kashmir, Jan 26 (ANI): General Officer Commanding of 19 Infantry Division Major General Anil Chauhan said that there was unprovoked firing from Pakistani side on Sunday which continued for almost three hours. Although, he said that there was no retaliation from India’s side in order to maintain peace and tranquility on the borders on Republic Day. In what was the first case of ceasefire violation since the last month's DGMO level talks, Pakistan breached the ceasefire this morning at 6:15 am. Jan 26, 2014

Delhi CM should learn to rise above anarchist attitude: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Slamming Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s speech at the Republic Day celebration, BJP leader Harsh Vardhan said that the Delhi CM should learn to rise above the anarchist attitude as was also warned by President Pranab Mukherjee during his Republic Day speech. He said that Kejriwal should respect that Constitution which brought him to power. Jan 26, 2014

Sweets exchanged between India and Pakistan at border on Republic Day

Jammu and Kashmir, Jan 26 (ANI): Soldiers from both India and Pakistan exchanged sweets across the Wagah Border of Amritsar to mark the 65th anniversary of India’s Republic Day on Sunday. Deputy Inspector General of the Border Security Force (BSF) M.S. Faruqi said, this was a tradition that is practiced every year on the occasion. Jan 26, 2014

WWII landings re-enacted in Italy on 70th anniversary

Soldiers waded onto a beach, fighter planes flew overhead and jeeps filed along the seaside at Anzio in Italy this weekend as the resort town marks the 70th anniversary of Allied landings during World War II. Duration: 01:35 Jan 26, 2014