Kenyans protest 'grass cutting' rapists

Several hundred Kenyan protestors marched on police headquarters Thursday to deliver a petition of over a million names demanding justice after men accused of brutally gang raping a schoolgirl cut grass as punishment. Duration: 01:42 Oct 31, 2013

Taiwan displays 1st long-range submarine-hunting aircraft

Taiwan displays its first long-range submarine-hunting aircraft during a ceremony held at an air base in the southern Pingtung county, days after Beijing showed off its nuclear-powered submarine fleet. Duration: 00:55 Oct 31, 2013

Mozambique 'not going back to war' says president

Mozambique's president insists that violent clashes with armed rebels do not spell a slide back to brutal civil war, stressing the energy-rich nation remains a safe bet for investors. Duration: 01:31 Oct 31, 2013

Indonesians in two-day strike over pay

Workers across Indonesia begin a two-day strike to demand higher salaries, the latest industrial action in Southeast Asia's top economy. Duration: 00:42 Oct 31, 2013

Russian football match suspended after crowd trouble

A Russian Cup game between the country's most successful side Spartak Moscow and Shinnik of Yaroslavl was suspended on Wednesday after Spartak fans clashed with security forces and lit huge flares. Duration: 01:01 Oct 31, 2013

Gay rights activists hold cande-lit vigil in Rome

Hundreds of gay rights activists held a candle-lit vigil on October 30, 2013 at Rome's Colosseum to call for a law against homophobia after a youth threw himself off the 11th story of a building in the Italian capital. Duratio: 00:37 Oct 31, 2013

Naxals 'brainwashing' innocent farmers and spreading misinformation

Patna, Oct 31 (ANI): While the strength of Naxals has gone down considerably in recent times, they have intensified their campaign and are spreading misinformation against the government and security forces. Anand Shankar, former DGP of Bihar, believes that the Naxals brainwash innocent farmers and force them to join their ranks. Shankar added that teenagers are forcibly recruited by them and villagers are terrified about raising their voice against them. Shankar also said that there is an urgent need to formulate a well-planned strategy which makes use of latest technology to fight the Naxals. Naxalism has plagued the country for many decades. Naxals have consistently killed innocent people and security personnel. The Indian government has described Naxalism as the biggest internal security threat to the nation. Oct 31, 2013

Extend 'Shaadi Bhagya Programme' to people of all communities: BSY

Bangalore, Oct 31 (ANI): The Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) party protested on Thursday to exert pressure on the Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to extend the flagship programme 'Shaadi Bhagya scheme' launched for poor Muslim brides, to all poor brides, irrespective of their religion or caste. Former Karnataka Chief Minister and KJP chief BS Yeddyurappa said that the programme should be extended to all the women who were below the poverty line. Oct 31, 2013