China objects to PM Modi's Arunachal visit, India slams

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Political leaders in India have reacted sharply to China’s objection over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh. Modi's visit to the state has evoked sharp reactions from China, which reiterated its stance on the northeastern state, saying it is "opposed" to the Indian leaders' activities in the "disputed area". Feb 21, 2015

Snow blasts Mideast

After a stormy night, Jerusalem wakes up to a thin blanket of snow. Holy sites across the city are dusted in white. The chill did not deter some Orthodox Jewish worshipers who went to pray at the Feb 21, 2015

500 attend funeral held for Copenhagen gunman

An estimated 500 people came to the Islamic Society of Denmark in Copenhagen to remember 22 year-old Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein. El-Hussein killed two people and injured five others last weekend in Feb 21, 2015

Virtual reality allows humans to fly like birds

STORY: From the ancient Greek legend of Icarus, to the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci, flying like a bird has been a dream for mankind for generations. Not anymore -- thanks to this machine, an Feb 21, 2015

A bloodbath in Libya

A massacre in eastern Libya, with at least 42 people killed by Islamic State suicide bombers. Amateur video, which can not be independently verified, captures chaotic scenes in the aftermath. It Feb 21, 2015

"I need to be a big man" - migrant teen

Dawn breaks on the Italian island of Lampedusa. It's the first stop in Europe for scores of migrants seeking a better life. Now many begin a new journey as they leave holding centers aboard buses Feb 21, 2015

Calvin Klein rocks into Fall 2015

(ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: On the last day of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York on Thursday (February 19), American design house Calvin Klein created "urban eroticism" with 38 Feb 21, 2015

Over 70 injured in Honduras market fire

EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: EDIT CONTAINS GRAPHIC MATERIAL Dramatic footage at a market in Honduras after a gas cylinder exploded Friday. People were seen running through the chaotic open air market- this Feb 21, 2015

Houseboat owners in Kashmir carry out repair work before onset of tourist season

Srinagar, Feb 21 (ANI): With winters slowly fading away, houseboat owners in Jammu and Kashmir have begun coring of boats ahead of the tourist season. Houseboats are the identity of the world famous Dal Lake attracting tourists from across the world every year. Houseboat owners have called in carpenters who are specialised in repairing boats by using the 'coring' technique. A houseboat owner Taseen Ahmad said they undertake the coring exercise every two years to keep boats in good shape. The coring experts charge rupees 1,000 a day. Coring of boats includes filling of gaps on the floor of the boat with special grass and repairing the damaged portion with expensive timber of the valley known as "deodar". Meanwhile, tourists have started thronging the valley and staying in houseboats is their preference. Feb 21, 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi extends birthday wishes to King of Bhutan

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conveyed his wishes to the King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, on his 35th birthday today. The Prime Minister took to micro blogging site Twitter to extend his greetings. "Greetings to the King of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck on his birthday. May he be blessed with a long and healthy life," he said. Feb 21, 2015

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee visits Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Feb 21 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum in Dhaka city on the second day of her Bangladesh visit. Mamata Banerjee is in Dhaka on her maiden official visit at the invitation of Bangladesh's Foreign Minister, Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali. West Bengal and Bangladesh share a porous border. Banerjee said that a lot was common between the two places. Banerjee is scheduled to meet Bangladesh's President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina among others. Feb 21, 2015