US, Colombia to triple cooperation in region

President Juan Manuel Santos on Tuesday said Colombia and the United States would triple security cooperation in a group of third countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Duration: 00:34 Dec 4, 2013

Guardian editor defends Snowden leaks before UK MPs

The editor of Britain's Guardian newspaper Alan Rusbridger on Tuesday defended the publication of leaks by Edward Snowden, insisting during fierce questioning from lawmakers that it had not put any lives at risk. Duration: 00:34 Dec 4, 2013

City of Detroit allowed to move forward with bankruptcy

The city of Detroit won approval to move forward with its bankruptcy filing from a federal judge Tuesday despite objections from city workers fearful of losing their pensions and other creditors. Duration: 00:55 Dec 4, 2013

Thai police yield to protesters ahead of king's birthday

Thai police abandoned their defence of the besieged government headquarters on Tuesday, allowing unruly protesters to cross barricades in a dramatic move that eased tensions ahead of the revered King's birthday. Duration: 02:12 Dec 4, 2013

Bolshoi dancer guilty of attack gets 6-year jail term

Pavel Dmitrichenko longed to dance star roles at the Bolshoi. But now the lanky, hollow-eyed dancer has won notoriety as the mastermind of a shocking acid attack on the troupe's powerful artistic director. Duration: 00:33 Dec 4, 2013

Transparency International releases new corruption survey

Afghanistan, North Korea and Somalia are seen as the world's most corrupt countries while Denmark and New Zealand are nearly squeaky-clean, graft watchdog Transparency International said in a survey Tuesday. Duration: 01:15 Dec 4, 2013

Ukraine protesters react to defeat of no-confidence vote

Ukraine's government survived a no-confidence vote Tuesday after the PM apologised for a police crackdown on protests, while demonstrators massed outside parliament protesting the ex-Soviet state's rejection of a historic EU pact. Duration: 00:38 Dec 4, 2013

Turkish protesters demand justice for mudered journalist

Protesters gathered outside an Istanbul courthouse Tuesday to demand justice over the 2007 murder of ethnic Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, as former police informant Erhan Tuncel appeared in court. Duration: 00:49 Dec 4, 2013

Vijay Jolly apologizes for protesting outside Shoma Chaudhury's residence

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): BJP leader Vijay Jolly, who was booked for allegedly vandalizing former Tehelka managing editor Shoma Chaudhury's house, on Tuesday, appeared before the National Commission for Women and apologized for his action. Jolly said that he had acted on the spur of the moment. Dec 3, 2013

ADG on Maoists attack on police team in Aurangabad

Patna, Dec 3 (ANI): ADG Ravindra Kumar on Tuesday informed that a landmine blast took place around 4:30 to 5:00 pm in Aurangabad district. According to reports, Maoist guerrillas are suspected to have triggered the explosion. The blast took place when a police jeep was passing by a road in the area. Dec 3, 2013

WTO hoping for a 'new dawn' during Bali summit, India holds bilateral meets

Bali, Dec 03 (ANI): The World Trade Organisation is hoping for an agreement on trade issues during its 9th Ministerial Conference in Bali, as India's Trade Minister, Anand Sharma on Tuesday held bilateral meets with Zimbabwe and IBSA on the sidelines. The WTO has proposed a four-year interim measure for developing countries like India, within which these nations can offer the food subsidies that are presently considered illegal under the world trading norms. Dec 3, 2013