Khurshid criticizes AAP for playing with India's relations with friendly nations

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Union Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said that Uganda's High Commission staff was currently not in Delhi, denying claims of Aam Aadmi Party receiving any letter about Ugandan woman being involved in sex and drug trafficking. Khurshid condemned the incident saying it was sad that some people were playing with India's relationship with friendly nations. Jan 21, 2014

Shinde not even letting water inside, making protest place like India and Pakistan: Manish Sisodia

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia while protesting over his demand for suspension of Delhi Police personnel, who have been accused by his administration of dereliction of duty, on Tuesday said that Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde was making the place of protest like India and Pakistan by not even allowing water for people. He further said that they will continue fighting for the safety of women. Jan 21, 2014

No justice for Nepal's slave girls

Nine-year-old Manjita Chaudhary had never spent a night away from her parents and then her father sold her to a policeman for $25, a practice all too common in Nepal according to campaigners. Duration: 02:05 Jan 21, 2014

Kejriwal asks: Does the Home Minister want to fight with the Delhi Govt?

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would not be backing off any time soon over its demand for the suspension of Delhi Police personnel who have been accused by his administration of dereliction of duty. Addressing AAP supporters near the Rail Bhawan in the centre of the national capital this morning, Kejriwal questioned whether it was the central government's intention to take on the Delhi Government by refusing to accept what he termed were the genuine demands of the city administration. He also accused the central government of being insensitive to the condition of the people who have gathered to get their demands met. Jan 21, 2014

Pakistan halts cross-border bus service in Poonch

Poonch, Jan 21 (ANI): Indian authorities said that their counterparts in Pakistan had suspended cross-border bus service along the Line of Control (LOC) in disputed Kashmir region by not opening the border gates for the passage of vehicles. Reportedly, the suspension was in retaliation to the arrest of a Pakistan truck driver, who was detained by the Indian security forces while agedly trying to cross the border with 114 packets of brown sugar in Kaman post area of Kashmir on January 17. Passengers sitting inside the busses who had to return back to the Indian side were troubled due to this sudden halt of the bus service. Travellers said that such incident has hurt their sentiments and emotions. Jan 21, 2014

HK police arrest employer of 'tortured' Indonesian maid

Police at Hong Kong airport arrest a woman who allegedly tortured two Indonesian domestic helpers, a day after thousands staged a march to call for better migrant worker rights in the city. Duration: 01:08 Jan 21, 2014

Torture in Syria

A 23-year-old Syrian activist, who endured 15 months of torture and ill treatment in Syria's notorious prisons, recalls her ordeal from the safety of Turkey and vows to continue to try to help those still languishing in jails. Duration: 01:50 Jan 21, 2014

East Timor takes Australia to top UN court over spying raid

East Timor has launched legal action against Australia at the UN's top court, alleging Australian intelligence officials illegally seized documents from a lawyer representing East Timor in a row over spying. Duration: 00:54 Jan 21, 2014

Kiev protesters face off with police as president orders talks

Opposition protesters were Monday locked in a tense standoff with Ukrainian police in Kiev after bloody clashes that wounded over 200 people, as President Viktor Yanukovych called emergency talks to resolve the crisis. Duration: 00:31 Jan 21, 2014

'Important day' as UN confirms Iran nuclear freeze: EU

The UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran's partial nuclear freeze. Images and soundbite of Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union before the meeting on Iran. Duration: 00:39 Jan 21, 2014

Ethiopia's Timkat draws crowds to ancient royal baths

Hundreds of people cloaked in white shrouds and chanting biblical hymns gather from the early hours at the holy baths in northern Ethiopia to celebrate Timkat, which marks the baptism of Jesus Christ in the River Jordan. Duration: 00:33 Jan 21, 2014

Five car bombs rock Baghdad, 18 killed

Five car bombs struck across several neighbourhoods in Baghdad on Monday killing at least 18 people and wounding dozens others, security and medical officials said. Duration: 00:19 Jan 20, 2014

Syrian President Assad in exclusive AFP interview

In an exclusive interview with AFP, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has said that the "war on terror" must be the focus of Geneva II and there was "significant" chance he would seek a new term. Duration: 01:32 Jan 20, 2014