Birbhum gang-rape: Annie Raja demands action against perpetrators

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): A 20 year old tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped in West Bengal's Birbhum district, on Monday night on the order of the village court presided by village head, who decided to punish the girl for having an affair with a boy from a different community. Speaking on the same, Women rights activist Annie Raja said that it is a saddening incident which must be condemned. The parents of the victim filed a complaint with the Lavpur police station, and so far five people have been arrested. Jan 23, 2014

Militants gun down local trader in Assam

Kokrajhar, Jan 23 (ANI): Tension gripped Kokrajhar district of Assam after militants gunned down a local trader. The trader was shot dead by the militants of Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) at Baubazar under Dotma police station in Kokrajhar district. Jan 23, 2014

Snow finds its way into NY-DC train during heavy storm

Unexpected consequence of the snowstorm that rolled across the northeastern United States yesterday, an Amtrak train from New York to Washington DC fills up with snow inside some of the railcars. Duration: 00:49 Jan 23, 2014

Anti-abortion activists march in DC in frigid weather

Thousands of anti-abortion activists demonstrated on the National Mall in Washington on the anniversary of the 1973 Roe VS Wade Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal in the US. Duration: 00:55 Jan 23, 2014

Kiev protesters prepare for another night of clashes

Anti-government protesters in Kiev have been preparing for another night of confrontation with Ukrainian police, after a day marked by running battles and the death of five activists, according to protesters. Duration: 01:00 Jan 23, 2014

Syrians in war-wracked Aleppo react to Geneva II

As world leaders gather in Geneva on Wednesday for talks on the ongoing conflict in Syria and President Assad's reign, Aleppo continues to deal with the aftermath of air strikes. Duration: 00:56 Jan 23, 2014

Toy Fair 2014 opens in London

The largest dedicated toy trade event in the UK, Toy Fair 2014, opened in London on Tuesday. The event runs until Thursday January 23. Duration: 01:10 Jan 23, 2014