South Sudan opposition claims it has recaptured Malakal

Heavy fighting was reported in Malakal on Tuesday, state capital of oil-producing Upper Nile state, as rebel forces staged a fresh attack to seize the town, which has already changed hands twice since the conflict began. Duration: 00:36 Jan 15, 2014

Kerry discusses Syria with Vatican before peace talks

The Vatican urged an unconditional ceasefire in Syria and the involvement of all regional players including Iran in peace talks starting next week, as US Secretary of State John Kerry visited the Holy See on Tuesday. Duration: 00:33 Jan 15, 2014

Cambodian opposition leaders in court over unrest

Cambodia's opposition leaders are questioned in court in connection with recent protests against strongman premier Hun Sen -- a case they denounce as politically motivated. Duration: 00:38 Jan 15, 2014

Britain recruits volunteer army to read WWI diaries

Britain on Tuesday began posting online more than 1.5 million pages of diaries written by World War I army officers, announcing plans to recruit an army of amateur historians to sift through them. Duration: 01:39 Jan 15, 2014

Tunisia leaders mark uprising anniversary discreetly

Tunisia's leaders participated Tuesday in a low-key ceremony to mark the third anniversary of the Arab Spring uprising, amid confusion about the timetable for adopting the long-delayed new constitution. Duration: 00:38 Jan 15, 2014

Congress, BJP continue to hit at Somnath Bharti, demand resignation

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): The BJP and the Congress both continued their attack on Delhi's law minister Somnath Bharti. BJP's Dr. Harshvardhan demanded Bharti's resignation. DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely said that the matter is really worrying as the protector of law has become a law breaker. Jan 14, 2014

Islamisation fears at top Pakistan university

At Quaid-i-Azam University, rated the best public university in Pakistan, some students rush for the door when the call for prayer sounds highlighting what critics say is the Islamisation of the institution. Duration: 01:30 Jan 14, 2014

Polls open in Egypt constitution vote

Egyptians were voting on a new constitution Tuesday amid high security in a referendum likely to launch a presidential bid by the army chief who overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Duration: 00:44 Jan 14, 2014

Bomb attack in Cairo before Egypt polls open

A bomb exploded outside a Cairo court on Tuesday just before polling stations were to open for a constitutional referendum boycotted by supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, police said. Duration: 00:48 Jan 14, 2014

Indians celebrate Hindu holy day

More than four hundred thousand pilgrims from all over India celebrate the Hindu holy day Makar Sankranti with a 'holy dip' at the confluence of the River Ganges and the Bay of Bengal. Duration: 00:32 Jan 14, 2014