Congress trying to salvage situation in Mizoram: BJP

Aizawl, Nov 22 (ANI): After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi promised Mizoram with better road connectivity and jobs for youths during his election rally in the state, BJP Spokesperson Nalin Kohli said that Congress is now trying to salvage the situation in the state. He said that this is the case of half-truths by Congress and that they are trying their hands in Mizoram after they are left with no hope from other states. Nov 22, 2013

Cyclone Helen: Andhra Pradesh braces for nearing landfall

Vishakhapatnam, Nov 22 (ANI): As the Cyclone Helen is predicted to hit Andhra Pradesh on Friday evening, by the CWC Duty Officer D Sagar, the state braces for the same with various security measures taken by the state government. The cyclone is to hit the Machilipatnam area first following which comes other districts like vijayanagram, etc. Sagar predicted heavy rainfall and the wind speeds of upto 100-110 km/h. He said that the sea levels will remain high and the fishermen are appealed to stay away from the area. Nov 22, 2013

Turkey arrests man with fake bomb outside PM office

Turkish police arrested a "mentally unstable" man carrying a fake bomb outside the office of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Thursday, officials said, causing a security scare in the capital. Duration: 0:42 Nov 21, 2013

A Libyan militia hands over its Tripoli base to the authorities

Libya's government announced plans to remove militias from the capital and integrate them into security forces. A powerful brigade made up of former rebels from the town of Zintan handed over its base in Tripoli to the authorities. Duration: 00:37 Nov 21, 2013

Activist rally in Paris on World Day Against Foie Gras

Activists protesting against Foie Gras, the French Christmas dish of choice, meet in Paris on World Day Against Foie Gras, calling on chefs to withdraw the delicacy, obtained by force-feeding geese and ducks, from their menus. Duration: 01:08 Nov 21, 2013

US Senate panel advances Yellen Fed nomination

The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday approved Janet Yellen to chair the US Federal Reserve, setting up a likely confirmation by the full chamber next month. Duration: 00:31 Nov 21, 2013

EU: Iran talks 'very substantial and detailed'

Talks on Thursday between Iran's foreign minister and world powers' chief negotiator Catherine Ashton were "very substantial and detailed," Ashton's spokesman said. Duration: 00:29 Nov 21, 2013

Hong Kong domestic workers 'treated as slaves': Amnesty

In its new report, Amnesty International condemns the "slavery-like" conditions faced by thousands of Indonesian women who work in Hong Kong as domestic staff, accusing authorities of "inexcusable" inaction. Duration 01:11 Nov 21, 2013

Nepal in turmoil as Maoists reject election results

Nepal's Maoist leader, who swapped arms for politics when his "people's war" ended in 2006, threw the country's elections into doubt Thursday by claiming the poll was rigged following big losses for his party. Duration: 00:23 Nov 21, 2013

Lebanon town braces for new flood of Syria refugees

The Lebanese farming town of Ersal, already inundated with Syrian refugees, is bracing for another influx as the brutal civil war creeps over the horizon just across the border. Duration: 01:24 Nov 21, 2013

Celebrations for this year's Beaujolais Nouveau

Celebrations for the launch of this year's Beaujolais Nouveau in Beaujeu, France, were upbeat Thursday, with producers promising a particularly fruity and lively vintage. Duration: 01:35 Nov 21, 2013

Malians skeptical of country's upcoming legislative polls

A few days before the first round of Mali's legislative elections, citizens share their expectations and views on the vote for a new national assembly. Sunday's vote come three months after Ibrahim Boucabar Keita became president. Duration: 00:55 Nov 21, 2013