Takata official testifies over air bag recall pressure

Takata senior vice president Hiroshi Shimizu believes areas _of high absolute humidity_ remain a priority for faulty airbags recall, falling short of a demand by US auto safety regulator to implement nationwide recall for its airbags. Dec 4, 2014

HK hunger strike students vow to

Student protesters who have launched a hunger strike in Hong Kong vow they will continue _suffering pain for justice._ Dec 3, 2014

World Bank meets African business leaders over Ebola

The World Bank Group holds a roundtable with private West African business leaders to discuss the impact of the Ebola crisis and what investment measures can be taken to help small and medium sized businesses. Duration: 01:03 Dec 3, 2014

South Africans keep memory of Mandela alive in tattoos

As South Africa prepares to commemorate the first anniversary of the statesman's death on December 5, tattoo studios in the country are reporting an ever-growing demand for Mandela-inspired tattoos. Duration: 00:57 Dec 3, 2014

Iran comments on reported bombing of IS in Iraq

Iran refused to confirm or deny Wednesday if its fighter jets had struck Islamic State group militants in eastern Iraq in recent days as reported by the Pentagon. Duration: 00:51 Dec 3, 2014

Amazon condoms fight AIDS, help Brazil conservation

Brazil, a pioneer in the fight against AIDS, distributes condoms produced from wild Amazonian rubber. The government-funded project has reduced deforestation, while putting out contraceptives fondly referred to as little Venus shirts. Duration: 02:11 Dec 3, 2014

Various schemes to be launched to improve power supply in UP, says Piyush Goyal after his meeting wi

New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday met Power Minister Piyush Goyal to discuss the issue of electricity crisis in the state. Goyal addressing the joint press conference said that various schemes will be launched to improve the power supply in Uttar Pradesh. He further laid down details of some of the schemes and said that aim is to make power supply available 24 hours. Dec 3, 2014

Navy Chief assures 'Transparency in Waters' against militant attacks

New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Indian Navy Chief Admiral Robin K Dhowan on Wednesday said in New Delhi that post 26/11, suitable measures have been put in place to have "transparency in waters" in order to ward off the potential for another Mumbai-like militant attack. The Admiral said that 46 coastal radar stations, 74 automatic identification system stations have been established to ward off the potential for another ghastly attack. Addressing a news conference in New Delhi on the eve of the 43rd Navy Day, Dhowan said that the morale of the Indian Navy was at an all time high. Last month, Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar commissioned the Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC). Meanwhile, Dhowan said that surveillance activities have also been stepped up. Dec 3, 2014