Lexus returns to racing on unprecedented scale

Lexus announced a global racing effort at the Detroit Auto Show, to be led by new track-bred RCF GT3. Also revealed was the new GSF, with Lexus' general manager saying the plan is to burnish credentials of 'F-brand' performance cars. Duration: 00:56 Jan 14, 2015

Cuba frees 53 political prisoners as agreed in US deal

Haydee Gallardo and Angel Figueredo are 2 of the 53 political prisoners Cuba agreed to free in normalisation deal with US. Gallardo and Figueredo, who have been married for 38 years, spent 8 months in prison for "disorderly conduct". Duration: 01:28 Jan 14, 2015

Cartoonists draw the line in freedom of expression debate

Attacks on Charlie Hebdo put political cartoons in the spotlight, with a debate over where to draw the line when it comes to freedom of expression. ATTENTION: Contains image of Charlie Hebdo front cover depicting Prophet Mohammed. Duration: 02:26 Jan 14, 2015

UAE says OPEC will no longer shore up oil price

The United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday that OPEC will no longer move to shore up crude prices, arguing that rising North American shale oil output needed to be curbed. Duration: 00:44 Jan 14, 2015

Reactions in Beirut to new edition of Charlie Hebdo

This week's post-attack edition of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will be made available in six languages including English, Arabic and Turkish, the chief editor says. Beirut residents react. Duration: 01:10 Jan 14, 2015

Hollande leads ceremony to honour police killed in attacks

President Francois Hollande told grieving relatives of three police officers killed in Islamist attacks that they had "died so that we could live in freedom", as he decorated them posthumously in an emotional ceremony Tuesday. Duration: 00:54 Jan 14, 2015

US pledges deeper security ties with Pakistan

The US is set to step up its security and intelligence efforts as the Pakistani government moves against militants in its restive northwest, top diplomat John Kerry says on a visit after a shocking school massacre. Duration: 00:56 Jan 13, 2015

Tributes paid to French Muslim policeman at burial

French policeman Ahmed Merabet, a 40-year-old Muslim, has been buried in a Muslim cemetary outside Paris. He was coldly executed by gunmen as he lay injured on a Paris sidewalk as they fled Charlie Hebdo's offices. Duration: 01:49 Jan 13, 2015

Delhi Polls: Ajay Maken to spearhead Congress campaign

New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Senior Congress leader PC Chacko has announced that former Union minister Ajay Maken will be the head of the party's campaign committee for the upcoming Delhi assembly polls. When asked whether the party is also exploring the possibility of making him the CM candidate, Chacko said that the party will not reveal any name for the post before the election. Jan 13, 2015

India will take proactive steps to deal with proxy war by Pak: Parrikar

Lucknow, Jan 13 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that the government will take proactive steps to deal with proxy war by Pakistan. Talking to mediapersons in Lucknow, he added that any talks with Pakistan will only take place after it stops ceasefire violations and intrusion of terrorists. The defence minister's comments came hours after army chief General Dalbir Singh said Pakistan was supporting a proxy war against India in Jammu and Kashmir. Jan 13, 2015

PM Modi greets people on Lohri

New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has greeted people on the occasion of Lohri. In his message, the Prime Minister said, "Lohri greetings to everyone! May this festival brighten your lives with abundant happiness, prosperity and good health." The bonfire festival of Lohri is being observed and celebrated across Northern India today. The people of Punjab and Haryana primarily celebrate Lohri to signal the end of the Winter Solstice. This year, in Punjab and Haryana, the state governments and NGOs are going with the theme of saving the girl child. Jan 13, 2015