Funeral of Israeli soldier shot dead in Hebron

Israelis buried a soldier who died on Sunday after being shot by a suspected Palestinian gunman in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The soldier was killed days after another Palestinian killed a soldier in a separate incident. Duration: 00:43 Sep 23, 2013

Cambodia PM defies opposition boycott of parliament

Cambodia's parliament convenes amid heavy security despite a boycott by the opposition, as the country is gripped by political crisis following disputed elections that led to mass protests and violence. Duration: 01:05 Sep 23, 2013

Kenyan troops battle to save mall hostages

Heavy gunfire and loud explosions erupted at Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall Monday as Kenyan troops fought Al Qaeda-linked gunmen who were holding hostages after massacring dozens of people. People are running away and journalists are hiding to protect themselves. Duration: 01:15 Sep 23, 2013

Typhoon Usagi brings flight chaos to Hong Kong

Transport systems are reduced to chaos and tens of thousands of airline passengers stranded in Hong Kong after Typhoon Usagi hit southern China, killing 25 people. Duration: 01:18 Sep 23, 2013

Obama appeals for reform of gun ownership laws

President Barack Obama uses a memorial service for the victims of America's latest mass shooting to make another impassioned appeal to reform gun ownership laws. Duration: 01:17 Sep 23, 2013

Deadly Nairobi mall stand-off enters third day

The Kenyan army says it has secured most of a shopping mall in a stand-off with Somali militants. The International Criminal Court on Monday excused Kenyan Vice President William Ruto from his crimes against humanity trial for a week so he can deal with the crisis. Duration: 01:32 Sep 23, 2013

Romanians protest against Canadian mine project

Thousands of Romanians took to the streets on Sunday in a fourth week of protests against a Canadian company's plan to open Europe's largest gold mine in a picturesque Transylvanian village. Duration: 00:42 Sep 23, 2013

Jaganmohan Reddy gets bail in disproportionate assets case

Hyderabad, Sep 23 (ANI): After remaining in prison for more than a year, YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy was on Monday granted bail in the disproportionate assets case. Reddy was granted bail on surety of Rs 2 lakh. The MP from Kadapa was arrested on May 27, 2012. The Supreme Court had earlier said that only after the chargesheet is completed, the bail to Jagan would be considered. Meanwhile, celebrations broke outside the court as soon as Jagan's supporters heard the news. Sep 23, 2013

Could your tattoo give you cancer?

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): Researchers have warned that the toxic chemicals in tattoo ink could penetrate your body and increase your chances of getting cancer. A new study reportedly has discovered that ink nanoparticles could enter the bloodstream and build up in major organs of the body, which can potentially impair their functionality. The recent research supports a previous study that showed that some tattoo dye contains carcinogens, including cobalt and mercury. Experts insisted that rules and regulations should be formed for the tattoo industry, similar to those governing the smoking and sunbathing industries. Sep 23, 2013

BJP slams PM for communal violence in Muzaffarnagar

New Delhi, Sept 24 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) lashed at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the home ministry over the failure to take adequate steps to combat violence in Muzaffarnagar, which claimed at least 38 lives. Meanwhile, Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi, slammed the BJP for politicising the recent incidents of violence that rocked Muzaffarnagar. Sep 23, 2013

BJP lashed out at Chidambaram's attack on Modi over growth rates

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad lashed out at Finance Minister P Chidambaram's attack on Narendra Modi wherein Chidambaram charged Modi with staging a "fake encounter with facts" regarding his claims of economic growth during BJP-led NDA being 8.4 per cent. Prasad mocked Chidambaram saying that he is being "economical with truth" and that his statement is a "copy-book case of fake encounter with facts". He also charged the UPA government for deteriorating economic condition in the nation. Sep 23, 2013