Cuba inaugurated its new Mariel "megaport" Monday, in hopes the project will symbolize a more open stance towards commerce and become a regional hub for shipments despite a lack of investment and the US economic embargo. Duration: 00:49Jan 28, 2014
France's former first lady Valerie Trierweiler tried to shrug off the furore over her split from President Francois Hollande on a trip to India Monday, telling a media scrum she was feeling "very good." Duration: 00:51Jan 28, 2014
Tunisia's leaders on Monday signed the new constitution adopted by lawmakers during the night, a key goal of the revolution three years ago that touched off the Arab Spring. Duration: 01:07Jan 28, 2014
No concrete steps have been taken to evacuate women and children or provide aid to the besieged Old City of Homs, despite an agreement at the Syrian peace talks in Geneva, according to the Red Cross. Duration: 00:48Jan 28, 2014
Egypt's top army command discussed a possible presidential bid by army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who overthrew president Mohamed Morsi and has become a nationalistic icon. Duration: 00:55Jan 28, 2014
French President Francois Hollande arrived in Turkey on Monday for a state visit amid a political crisis plaguing the Turkish government and turmoil roiling his private life. Several big French business bosses joined him on his visit.Jan 28, 2014
Since the start of anti-government protests in Ukraine two months ago, various religious groups have continually provided support, with demonstrators camping out in sub-zero temperatures finding faith to fight on.Jan 28, 2014
Senegalese music icon Youssou N'Dour has told AFP he is ready to travel to the Central African Republic to spread his message of peace amid inter-religious violence which has torn the country apart.Jan 28, 2014
Former UN chief Kofi Annan, head of delegation of a group of ex-global leaders, voiced on Monday "deep concerns" of the delegation and his host country Iran over Syrian crisis. Duration: 00:33Jan 27, 2014
Syrian peace talks in Geneva were deadlocked after a session Monday aimed at tackling the explosive issue of a transfer of power, delegation sources from the warring sides said. Duration: 01:27Jan 27, 2014
People of 25-30 villages eagerly waiting for the completion of Tarnah Bridge at Mangloor village in kathua district. Nearly 10,000 population would be benefited by this bridge.
Other side, government is spending rupees 120 crore for the beautification of largest fresh water lake Wular which is on the verge of extinction as the pollution is gripping it fast. The lake was once known as “essence of beauty”.
Despite enormous funding from the central govt. under various schemes to upgrade the infrastructure in many schools in the far flung areas of Kashmir valley, very little has been done so far. One such example is govt. middle school at Narian in Rajouri district.Jan 27, 2014