Congo warlord Ntaganda 'key' to ethnic crimes, ICC hears

Former warlord Bosco Ntaganda played a "key role" in ethnic crimes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, using child soldiers and capturing sex slaves for his rebel army, the International Criminal Court heard on Monday. Feb 10, 2014

Syria talks begin anew in Geneva

Fresh talks kick off in Geneva involving Syria's government delegation, the Syrian opposition and United Nations and Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi. Duration: 01:05 Feb 10, 2014

Two NATO civilian contractors killed in Kabul attack

Two civilian contractors working for the NATO force in Afghanistan were killed in a bomb attack in Kabul on Monday. The car bomb attack near Kabul's main prison Pol-e-Charkhi targeted a convoy of NATO troops. Duration: 00:35 Feb 10, 2014

Leaders of regional parties meet to discuss formation of third front

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Leaders of regional parties congregated and discussed the future of the proposed third front on Monday, which will serve as an alternative to the BJP and Congress government. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arrived in New Delhi to participate in the meeting and divulging the details, said that it was an informal meet Feb 10, 2014

Opposition disrupts J&K assembly demanding action against Shabir Khan

Jammu, Feb 10 (ANI): Opposition party in Jammu and Kashmir, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) disrupted the proceedings of state assembly and demanded arrest of former state Health Minister Shabir Khan, who has been accused of molesting a woman doctor. The PDP staged protest during the address of Governor NN Vohra on Monday. Feb 10, 2014

Italy scorns Indian decision to try marines with anti-piracy law

New Delhi/ Kochi, Feb 10 (ANI): Rome harshly criticised Indian decision to try two Italian marines accused of killing two fishermen under an anti-piracy and anti-terrorism act. Italian government’s Special Envoy Staffan De Mistura, miffed at the Indian attorney general’s decision at the Monday court hearing to hold the case under the controversial Suppression of Unlawful Acts (SUA), said the move was unacceptable as it made Italy equivalent to a terrorist country. Feb 10, 2014

Bangladesh Art Summit aims to bridge cultural gap between South Asian nations

Dhaka, Feb 10 (ANI): The art summit in Bangladesh, which aims to bridge the cultural gap between nations, showcased contemporary works of artists from South Asia and drew visitors, enthusiasts and critics from all over the world. The second edition of Dhaka Art Summit, began in Dhaka on Friday. Feb 10, 2014

India-China special representatives' talks aim at framework of boundary resolution: MEA

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Commenting on the 17th Round of India-China Special Representatives Talks, MEA Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said that the talks aim for a framework for resolution of the boundary question. Akbaruddin also said that preceding Special Representatives Talks, the 5th meeting of the working mechanism for consultation and coordination on the India-China border affairs is scheduled. Feb 10, 2014

Kejriwal doesnt have governance toolkit: Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Slamming Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said that Kejriwal doesn’thave governance toolkit and that he isolates everyone. Bedi said that the government does not work with warning and threatening and requires a complete toolkit. She said that governance requires patience and thought and changing the system with patience and not threats. Feb 10, 2014

Baloch people suspect more mass graves in Balochistan

London/ Quetta, Feb 10: These pictures reflect the growing anger and frustration among the Baloch community as they seek justice for genocide in their homeland. Recently, three mass graves were unearthed in Tutak area of Khuzdar district in Balochistan containing over 150 dead bodies, which were decomposed and beyond recognition. Locals believe they are the corpses of the missing Baloch, who were arrested and later unlawfully killed by Pakistani security agencies. Mahdim H Bor, the UK representative of World Baloch Women's Forum suspects that there are more such graves in Balochistan. Feb 10, 2014