Syria rebels voice disdain for Obama, world powers

Rebel fighters have expressed disdain for US President Barack Obama after he backed away from striking over alleged chemical weapons attacks, saying the world does not care about Syria. Duration: 00:39 Sep 15, 2013

Germany's Bavarians head to the polls

Voters in Bavaria went to the polls Sunday with Chancellor Angela Merkel hoping her conservatives in the southern state will create momentum ahead of Germany's general elections in a week. Duration: 00:31 Sep 15, 2013

US-Russia plan on Syria arms wins China support

A US-Russian plan to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons gains China's support, easing its route towards the UN Security Council and hiking pressure on Damascus to act within days. Duration: 01:02 Sep 15, 2013

Syrian Kurds expand banned language education

While the Assad regime in Damascus is under international pressure over conflict raging in the country, in the Kurdish region in the northeast of Syria the Kurdish language is being taught in schools for the first time in defiance of a longstanding ban. Duration: 01:07 Sep 15, 2013

French farriers continue to craft horseshoes

A growing interest in horses guarantees apprentices attending the farrier school in Beauvais, France a steady job. These blacksmiths specialized in shoeing horses are learning an age-old trade, one that has changed little and yet remained stable over the past centuries. Duration: 02:01 Sep 15, 2013

Akhilesh visits riots-hit Muzaffarnagar; appeals for calm, ensures justice

Muzaffarnagar, Sep 15 (ANI): A week after communal violence claimed at least 48 lives and displaced more than 40,000 people; Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav visited Muzaffarnagar on Sunday and appealed for calm. He further ensured justice to those affected by the violence. Sep 15, 2013

Delhi women run for cause of breast cancer awareness

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Women participated in an exclusive series of runs to promote breast cancer awareness on Sunday in an event named the 'Pinkathon- 2013' in New Delhi. Initiated by Bollywood actor and endurance runner Milind Soman, the event featured three categories of 10, 5 and 3 kilometres respectively. The runners were flagged off by actress Gul Panag. Sep 15, 2013

Residents of Bangalore walk for greener environment

Bangalore/Vadodra, Sep 15 (ANI): Residents of India's IT hub Bangalore organised a go green marathon on Sunday to create awareness among people about healthier and pollution free environment. About 500 people participated in a walkathon, which emphasized on promoting the cause of having a clean and green city. Sep 15, 2013

Modi is choice of RSS, not of common man: CPI

Patna, Sep 15 (ANI): CPI Leader, Gurudas Dasgupta on Sunday hit out at Gujarat Chief and BJP's PM Candidate, Narendra Modi saying Modi might be RSS's choice, however, people of the country will never accept him. Sep 15, 2013

Paramilitary forces of India and Bangladesh meet in Dhaka

Dhaka, Sep 15 (ANI): India's paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) met its Bangladeshi counterparts in Dhaka on Sunday for a four-day conference to discuss several border-related issues. The conference, which began on Saturday, is chaired by Director General of BSF and that of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). Sep 15, 2013

Modi's Rewari speech was hilarious: Rajiv Shukla

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Rajiv Shukla on Sunday ridiculed Gujarat Chief and BJP's PM candidate, Narendra Modi over his speech at Rewari calling it mere propaganda. Sep 15, 2013

Kolkata: Anti-girls trafficking organisation restores lives of victims

Kolkata, Sep 15 (ANI): A social organization in Kolkata fighting against sex trafficking of young girls rescued and restored lives of victims in the region. Goran Das Gram Bikash Kendra is a local social organization (NGO) located in south 24 Paragnas district of West Bengal, which is also known as the hub of smugglers and traffickers. Sep 15, 2013

Election watch Bangladesh

Dhaka, SEP 15 (ANI): Bangladesh goes to polls early next year, but the major opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party is resisting the government's bid to hold the election without dissolving the present parliament. The ruling Awami League government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the parliament will not be dissolved but no session will be held till elections are over. Even this is not acceptable to the BNP. Sep 15, 2013