Obama hails Dalai Lama as 'good friend'

President Barack Obama hails the Dalai Lama as a "good friend" at a first public encounter between the two men that is sure to infuriate Beijing. Duration: 00:37 Feb 6, 2015

Gary Glitter found guilty of child sex offences

STORY: Former British pop singer Gary Glitter, who shot to fame in the 1970s as a "glam-rock" star but was later convicted of child sex crimes, was found guilty on Thursday (February 5), of indecently Feb 6, 2015

Kerry on Ukraine: "You cannot have a one-sided peace"

A warm welcome for U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Kiev as he sits down for talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. (SOUNDBITE) (English) UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT, PETRO POROSHENKO, SAYING: Feb 6, 2015

Car collection worth millions resurrected in France

A car collector's dream - sixty automobiles, cracked and dust-covered, found on a remote property in western France. Artcurial auction house's motor cars specialist Pierre Novikoff says it started Feb 6, 2015

Security alerts put Northern Ireland on edge

A bomb disposal robot probes the damaged undercarriage of a car in Belfast, where a device exploded on Wednesday night. It was the latest of four separate incidents in the area, now being Feb 5, 2015

Shatrughan Sinha praises Kejriwal, says he is a 'good man' and that parties should avoid 'negative p

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Just two days before Delhi goes to polls, BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday praised the Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal. Sinha said that Kejriwal is a 'good man' and that the party's prospects are bright. He said that the fight in the national capital is between Kiran Bedi who has a clean image and has been a good officer, and Arvind Kejriwal, who too has a clean image. Further, Sinha also said that the negative campaigning that the national capital has been observing is unfortunate. He said that political parties should not indulge in mud-slinging and personal attacks but keep the politics clean. Delhi goes to polls on February 7. Counting of votes is on February 10. Feb 5, 2015

SUCI (c) cadres clash with police in Kolkata

Kolkata, Feb 05 (ANI): A Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) protest turned violent after cadres of the left party clashed with the police in Kolkata on Thursday. The protest, which was against the Mamata Banerjee-led state government, saw the agitators demand employment for all and a reduction in the price hike that the city has been witnessing in recent months. The police, after warning the crowd to disperse, lathi-charged the protestors, who fled at the onslaught. Feb 5, 2015

'Won't tolerate any discrimination', Rajnath assures Christian community leaders

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): In the wake of the recent attacks on churches in the national capital, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday assured a delegation from the Christian community that the Centre would never tolerate any discrimination in the name of caste, colour, language or religion. The Home Minister took to twitter to disclose about the meeting between him and the group of leaders from Christian community, who called on him earlier today. "Met with a group of leaders from Christian community today who were concerned over the reports of attacks on churches," tweeted Rajnath. "I assured them that the present dispensation would never tolerate any discrimination in the name of caste, colour, language or religion," he added. Meanwhile, Father Dominic, the spokesperson of Delhi Catholic Archdiocese expressed grave concern over agitators being detained by the police. Feb 5, 2015

Srinjoy Bose resigns from TMC, gives up RS membership

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Srinjoy Bose, who has been granted conditional bail in the Saradha chit-fund scam, on Thursday resigned from his party and also gave up the Rajya Sabha membership. He tweeted saying, "With immediate effect, I have resigned from my membership of the Rajya Sabha. I have also decided to resign from the primary membership of the Trinamool Congress (TMC)." "During my days in custody, I finally realized that politics isn't my cup of tea. I am thankful to Didi (Mamata Banerjee) that she had thought me capable enough to make me an MP," he added. The TMC MP was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged links in the Saradha scam in November last year. Meanwhile, BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said that this is the beginning of fall of TMC emperor in West Bengal. Feb 5, 2015