Children fall victim to C. Africa violence

As violence in the Central African Republic continues to escalate, some 21,000 people are taking refuge in the Don Bosco camp, where UNICEF workers have the challenging task of providing comfort to traumatised children and young people. Jan 7, 2014

Lawyers file ICC complaint against Egypt's rulers

Lawyers for the the political wing of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood have submitted a complaint to the ICC asking it to investigate alleged crimes against humanity in the country, they said Monday. Duration: 01:18 Jan 6, 2014

Bangladesh PM defiant after disputed election victory

Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina insisted Monday her walkover win in an election boycotted by the opposition was legitimate and blamed her rivals for the unprecedented bloodshed on polling day. Duration: 01:10 Jan 6, 2014

Bangladesh ruling party win 'has no credibility'

The crushing election victory of Bangladesh's ruling Awami League has no credibility, an analyst tells AFPTV. The party has defied pressure to open talks with the opposition after a vote marred by bloodshed, boycotts and low turnout. Duration: 01:00 Jan 6, 2014

Congress hits at Narendra Modi, after Gujarat cops refuse to register FIR against him

New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): The Congress on Monday hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi after reports emerged that the Gujarat Police had refused to register an FIR against Modi, his aide Amit Shah and others in the snooping scandal, on a complaint by suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma. Sharma, who later threatened to move the court, had reportedly approached Gandhinagar police with his complaint but the police merely accepted his application. Jan 6, 2014

Prashant Bhushan s comments on JandK referendum were distorted: AAP

New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday defended party leader Prashant Bhushan’s statement on Jammu and Kashmir referendum. The party said that Bhushan’s comments had been distorted and as far as security of the state is concerned, AAP is against the referendum on army in Kashmir. Jan 6, 2014

Politicos on Prashant Bhushan s comments on Jand K referendum

New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Politicos on Monday hit out at AAP leader Prashant Bhushan for supporting a referendum on using army for internal security in Kashmir. Bhushan had come under fire over the comment, but claimed that his statement was distorted by the media. Jan 6, 2014

BJP hits out at Prashant Bhushan for supporting referendum

New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi on Monday hit out at AAP leader Prashant Bhushan for supporting a referendum on using army for internal security in Kashmir. Lekhi alleged that Bhushan had said this in view of the upcoming General Elections. Bhushan had come under fire over the comment, but later clarified that his statement was distorted by the media. Jan 6, 2014

Arvind Kejriwal on uniform taxation

New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that there is a need to simplify the taxation process. Talking about the idea of uniform taxation, he said that the modern economy is too complicated and betrays the understanding of a common man. Jan 6, 2014

Not pulling support from AAP: JD (U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal after meeting Kejriwal

New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): After meeting Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday, JD (U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal, who had threatened to withdraw support from Delhi’s Aam Aadmi Party, said that he is not withdrawing support as party leader Kumar Vishwas has already tendered a public apology over his controversial remarks on Muharram. Iqbal had voted in favour of Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government during the trust vote in Delhi Legislative Assembly. He had alleged Vishwas had joked about Muharram during an event. Jan 6, 2014

SC dismisses PIL supporting former Justice AK Ganguly

New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): The Supreme Court dismissed a PIL on Monday seeking to restrain the government from proceeding against retired Supreme Court Justice A.K. Ganguly in the sexual harassment case. Earlier, Ganguly had distanced himself from the petition, filed in the Supreme Court, supporting him. Jan 6, 2014

Heavy snowfall shuts arterial road in Kashmir, hits normal life

Jammu and Kashmir, Jan 6 (ANI): Heavy snowfall forced closure of arterial road in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir state, cutting off people from rest of the valley and disrupting normal life. The arterial Mughal Road in Poonch district is shut as it is buried in snow, cutting the region off from other areas like Srinagar. Jan 6, 2014