UN envoy calls for intensified campaign against Shebab

The UN special representative for Somalia on Tuesday called for a redoubling of efforts in battling the country's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab behind the deadly mall siege in neighbouring Kenya. Duration: 01:08. Sep 24, 2013

Displaced Syrians give life to ghost industrial park

War had reduced Syria's largest industrial complex to a ghost town, but displaced residents of nearby Aleppo are now creating a bustling lifestyle amid the abandoned factories and warehouses. Duration: 00:48. Sep 24, 2013

People flock to donate blood after Kenya attack

Kenyan troops on Tuesday battled Islamists making their final stand in a deadly shopping mall siege, on the fourth day of the attack by Al-Qaeda-linked militants said to include Americans and a British woman. Duration: 01:02. Sep 24, 2013

Ban urges end to Syria bloodshed

As he opened the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed to major powers to stop sending weapons to all sides in Syria. Duration: 00:43. Sep 24, 2013

Greek civil servants strike over austerity cuts

Thousands of civil servants protested in Greece on Tuesday at the start of a fresh strike against job cuts pushed by the government in return for international bailout loans. Duration: 00:59 Sep 24, 2013

Bloomberg launches European cities competition

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday launched a competition among European cities aimed at inspiring new ideas to improve city life. He was hosted at London City Hall by London Mayor Boris Johnson and joined by the mayors of Florence and Warsaw. Duration: 00:55 Sep 24, 2013

European ministers meet in support of Italy's Kyenge

European ministers met in Rome on Monday in support of the Italian Minister for Integration, Cecile Kyenge. Originally from Congo, Kyenge has been the victim of racist comments from sections of the Italian political establishment. Duration: 01:02. Sep 24, 2013

Microsoft unveils upgraded Surface tablet

Microsoft unveiled two new versions of its Surface tablet on Monday, renewing its efforts in mobile computing after the product's launch a year ago failed to impress consumers. Duration: 01:07 Sep 24, 2013

Jagan Reddy set to walk out free, BJP calls it classic case of CBI___s misuse

New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): Even as YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy was granted conditional bail by a special CBI court which directed that he be enlarged on bail on submission of Rs. 2 lakh personal bond and two sureties of like amount, and is set to walk out free on Tuesday, the BJP has called it a classic case of CBI___s misuse. Sep 24, 2013

YSR Chief Jagan Reddy walks out of jail after 16 months

Hyderabad, Sep 24 (ANI): YSR Congress president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy walked out free of the high security Chenchalguda Central prison in Hyderabad on Tuesday, after 16 months, amidst loud cheer from supporters and sloganeering by his supporters. Once outside the jail, Jagan greeted his supporters with his signature 'namaste'. Security was tight outside the jail ahead of his release. Police had to resort to mild lathi charge to control the crowd. Earlier on Monday, Jagan was granted bail in a disproportionate assets case. He was arrested on 27th May last year by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on corruption charges. Sep 24, 2013

Kashmiri nationalists afraid of being targeted by Pakistani agencies after Arif Shahid's killing

Geneva, Sep 24: Nationalist leaders and intellectuals from Azad Kashmir gathered for a seminar at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on September 12 and paid tribute to Arif Shahid, the chief of All Parties National Alliance (APNA), who was killed by unknown persons in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city on May 14, 2013. The leaders and intellectuals blamed Pakistan's spy agency, the ISI, for his killing. Sep 24, 2013