MSF concerned by violence in Central Africa

The humanitarian organisation Médecins sans frontières (MSF) says it is increasingly concerned by the religious dimension of fighting in the Central African Republic. On Wednesday, officials in the country said fighting between supporters of the country's ex-president and the man who ousted him has killed almost 100 people. Duration: 00:37 Sep 12, 2013

Salvage operation nears for cruise ship wreck

Salvage workers will attempt to raise Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship on Monday, weather permitting, in an unprecedented operation costing more than 600 million euros ($798 million), officials said. Duration: 00:41 Sep 12, 2013

Thousands of teachers protest Mexico education law

Thousands of teachers demonstrated in Mexico City Wednesday and some scuffled with police keeping them away from President Enrique Pena Nieto's residence, one day after he signed into law a controversial education reform that requires teachers to undergo mandatory performance tests.Duration: 00:52 Sep 12, 2013

Palamu: Security forces undergo special training to combat Maoists

Palamu, Sep 12 (ANI): Security forces received special training and tactics during a campaign to combat Maoism in Jharkhand's Palamu district. Around 100 cadres were given special physical training and taught advanced tactics in the campaign. The 24 days campaign conducted by Jharkhand police aimed at preparing these cadres not only to fight the rebels but also for emergency situations like riots. Hardcore physical training, use of advanced weapons and protective suits were some of the highlights of the training. Sep 12, 2013

Baghdad blast site inspected after deadly attack

Scenes of Iraqi citizens inspecting the site of an explosion on September 12, 2013 that went off the previous day near Tamimi mosque, a Shiite place of worship, in Baghdad's northern neighbourhood of Kasra. Dozens were wounded in the violence, and locals exacted a grim revenge on one man suspected of being a second attacker in the mosque bombing, which comes amid Iraq's worst bloodshed since 2008. Duration: 00:28 Sep 12, 2013

New anti-government protests hit Turkey

Police used water cannon and tear gas overnight Wednesday in a bid to break up fresh anti-government protests across Turkey, media said. Thousands of people angry over the death of a 22-year-old demonstrator in southern Turkey on Monday clashed with police in Istanbul, the capital Ankara, the western city of Izmir as well as in the southern cities of Mersin and Atakya. Duration: 00:33 Sep 12, 2013

Netherlands sorry for Indonesia colonial killings

The Netherlands seeks to "close a difficult chapter" with its former colony Indonesia by publicly apologising for summary executions carried out by the Dutch army in the 1940s. Duration: 00:47 Sep 12, 2013

Trekkers home after brutal Papua New Guinea attack

A group of Australian and New Zealand trekkers brutally attacked by bandits in Papua New Guinea tell of their harrowing ordeal and horror as two porters were butchered. Duration: 00:32 Sep 12, 2013

YouTube ban in Pakistan: one year on

Pakistan has banned access to YouTube for one year now. Internet censorship is rife in the Muslim country of 180 million people. Pakistanis have to find different ways to fight the censors. Duration: 01:58 Sep 12, 2013

Japan PM vows to boost defence amid 'provocations'

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vows to beef up his country's defence capability amid a blistering row with China, saying he would deal firmly with any "provocations". Duration: 00:45 Sep 12, 2013

Guinness World Records 2014 unveiled

A giant robot dragon, a skateboarding goat, and a collection of hoovers have all earned their place in the 2014 Guinness World Records book. Duration: 01:56 Sep 12, 2013

Check post on border of Bangladesh to be functional soon: Secretary Border Management

Akhaura, Sept 12 (ANI): India's secretary of border management, Gauri Kumar says integrated check-post at Indo Bangladesh Border in Tripura is going to be functional by November. A high-level Indian delegation led by the Secretary Border Management reviewed the Integrated Check Posts under construction at Akhaura in Tripura. Other members of the delegation included Indian High Commission in Dhaka, Pankaj Saran and Y S Shahrawat, Chairman, Land Port Authority of India. Kumar said that detailed discussions were held regarding the timely completion of the project. Sep 12, 2013