Nigerians react to Boko Haram's threat

Reactions in Nigeria's economic hub Lagos to the recent offensive launched by Boko Haram, which has proclaimed a "caliphate" in areas under its control in the northeast, and is now threatening neighbouring Niger, Chad and Cameroon. Duration: 01:16 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

Israel buries four Jews killed in Paris attacks

Thousands of mourners gathered at a Jerusalem cemetery Tuesday for the funeral of four Jews killed by an Islamist gunman in Paris in an attack that shook the Jewish community. Duration: 01:37 Jan 13, 2015

Education sector in shambles in PoK

Muzaffarabad, PoK, Jan 13: While Pakistan boasts of having improved the literacy rate in its occupied region of Kashmir, it has failed to provide quality education to region's students. Jan 13, 2015

Omar writes to J and K Governor, offers support to PDP

Srinagar, Jan 13 (ANI): The National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday wrote to Governor NN Vohra offering its support to the People's Democratic Party for the formation of the next government in the state. 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

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

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