Kenyan police seize weapons in fresh mosque raids

Kenyan security forces on Wednesday carried out fresh raids on mosques in the port city of Mombasa searching for weapons and supporters of Somalia's Shebab militants, police said. Duration: 00:48 Nov 19, 2014

FARC holding Colombia general, talks hang in balance

Colombia's defence minister has flown over the Choco region where FARC guerrillas kidnapped a general, causing the government to suspend peace talks aimed at ending the country's 50-year-old conflict. Duration: 00:35 Nov 20, 2014

Terror expert says second Frenchman in IS video 'dangerous'

A second Frenchman who appeared among IS jihadists in a grisly execution video has been identified as a man from an eastern suburb of Paris. An AFPTV interview with French terrorism expert Jean-Charles Brisard who said the man had been radicalised over the internet. Nov 20, 2014

Suicide car bomb kills four in Iraqi Kurdish capital

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle in the heart of the usually secure Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Arbil on Wednesday, killing four people, officials said. Duration: 00:43 Nov 19, 2014

Israel destroys Jerusalem home of Palestinian car killer

Israeli forces on Wednesday destroyed the east Jerusalem home of a Palestinian Abdelrahman Shaludi who killed two Israelis with his car last month as the government speeded up the application of a controversial demolition policy. Duration: 00:55 Nov 19, 2014

Refugees fleeing Boko Haram flood Cameroon camp

Everyday hundreds of Nigerians cross the border into Cameroon on motorbikes, donkeys or even on foot, and all are looking for safe haven from the Islamist militants of Boko Haram. Duration: 02:08 Nov 19, 2014

UN's second conference on nutrition begins in Rome

Political leaders from around the world gathered in Rome on Wednesday for a three-day UN conference on malnutrition aimed at tackling a global scourge which afflicts poor and rich alike. Duration: 01:09 Nov 19, 2014

Iraq transfers $500 million to Kurds in budget deal

The Iraqi government transferred $500 million to the autonomous Kurdish region on Wednesday as part of a deal aimed at ending long-running oil and budget disputes, the finance minister said. Duration: 00:49 Nov 19, 2014

Finance minister Arun Jaitley meets US envoy to bolster ties

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met U.S. Embassy Chargé D'affaires Ambassador Kathleen Stephens in New Delhi on Wednesday in a bid to boost bilateral ties. Stephens leads the U.S. mission of bolstering strategic partnership between both countries and looks forward to work closely with the new Indian government. Earlier, on his US visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi told nearly a dozen American company chiefs that he is committed to liberalizing his country's economy. Ambassador Stephens assumed charge of the U.S. Mission in India in June 2014 following the resignation of her predecessor Nancy J Powell. Nov 19, 2014

US Senate rejects Keystone pipeline by one vote

The US Senate on Tuesday narrowly rejected a bill that would have approved construction of the Keystone XL pipeline to bring crude oil to Gulf coast refineries from Canada's controversial tar sands. Duration: 00:40 Nov 19, 2014

Haryana Police arrests Rampal's brother from Satlok Ashram

Barwala, Nov 19 (ANI): Haryana Police on Wednesday arrested Rampal's brother Purshottam Das from Satlok Ashram. According to the media reports, Das has been taken by the police for interrogation. He was arrested while he was reportedly trying to flee from the ashram. Earlier in the day, dead bodies of four women were recovered from Rampal's ashram and sent to hospital for postmortem. Rampal's supporters had opened fire on police personnel on Tuesday as they moved ahead to arrest him from his ashram in Hisar. Since then, tension has been escalating in Barwala, where the Satlok Ashram is located. His supporters have repeatedly been warning authorities against trying to arrest him. Nov 19, 2014

Sushma Swaraj meets Palestinian delegation in New Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday held talks with the Special Envoy of President of the state of Palestine, Dr. Nabil Shaath in New Delhi. Swaraj in July asserted in parliament that India's policy on Palestine issue would remain unchanged. She refused to take sides over the Gaza conflict as she said Israel and Palestine should have peace talks. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government in July had voted in favour of a UN resolution to launch an inquiry into Israel's alleged war crimes in Gaza. Nov 19, 2014