French business owners protest taxes, red tape

Several hundred business owners demonstrated in Paris on Monday to protest hefty taxes, charges and stifling regulations they say are driving their firms into the ground. Duration: 00:58 Dec 2, 2014

Peugeot holding 'intense' talks on return to Iran

France's PSA Peugeot-Citroen is in "intense" talks about resuming production in Iran, halted since March 2012, a top representative of the automaker said in Tehran on Monday. Duration: 00:38 Dec 2, 2014

Amnesty demands Kiev accountability for police brutality

Amnesty International activists in Ukraine took part in theatrical protest action in front of the presidential administration building Monday in Kiev, demanding proper investigation of rights violations during Euromaidan protests. Duration: 01:11 Dec 1, 2014

Leftist Vazquez wins Uruguay presidential runoff

Tabare Vazquez, the former Uruguayan president who leapfrogged back to the helm Sunday, is a cancer doctor with a far more traditional style than his ex-rebel, marijuana-legalizing predecessor, Jose Mujica. Duration: 00:59 Dec 1, 2014

NATO developing interim reaction force for early 2015

The first troops of a high-speed NATO reaction force designed to meet the sort of crisis highlighted by Russia's Ukraine intervention should be ready early next year, officials said Monday. Duration: 00:43 Dec 1, 2014

Pro-European parties narrowly win Moldova legislative poll

Pro-European parties in Moldova secured a narrow win Monday over those backing closer ties with former master Russia in a parliamentary election held against the backdrop of the bloody conflict in neighbouring Ukraine. Duration: 01:00 Dec 1, 2014

Donald Tusk, new face from the east to lead Europe

Poland's Donald Tusk takes over as European Council president Monday, the first person from the former Soviet-dominated east to take a top Brussels role, with a mandate to revive the economy and deal with a resurgent Russia. Duration: 01:00 Dec 1, 2014

IPL Scam: BCCI trying to brush the matter under the carpet, in interest of its former chief, says Ad

New Delhi, Dec 1 (ANI): Petitioner in the IPL spot fixing case Aditya Verma on Monday said that the BCCI is trying to brush the matter under the carpet, in interest of its former chief N Srinivasan. The Supreme Court on Monday had again question Srinivasan on spot-fixing and betting case. The Mudgal Committee, headed by Justice (retired) Mukul Mudgal, appointed to probe the IPL match fixing scam, submitted its final report to the Supreme Court on November 03. Srinivasan, who was attending an International Cricket Council (ICC) event in Chennai refused to comment when asked by the reporters about his role in the scam. Meanwhile, Justice (Retired) Mukul Mudgal said that it was best to wait for the judgment by the Supreme Court as they have submitted the report. Dec 1, 2014

13 CRPF personnel killed in an ambush by Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Dec 1 (ANI): At least 13 CRPF personnel were killed and many were injured on Monday in a Maoist ambush in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Additional Director General (ADG), Naxal operations, Chhattisgarh Mr RK Vij confirmed the incident and informed that there's enough backup at the site. Dec 1, 2014

Rescued Syria refugees living in Cyprus limbo

Amr spent three days and nights adrift in the Mediterranean, battered by a storm in a fishing boat crammed with hundreds more Syrian refugees who thought they were going to die. Duration: 01:21 Dec 1, 2014

Sushmita Sen walks the ramp for Shivan and Narresh

Mumbai, Dec 01 (ANI): B'town diva Sushmita Sen walked the runway for designer duo Shivan and Narresh at the Blender's Pride Fashion Tour 2014 in India's showbiz hub Mumbai recently. Point Noted Sushmita! Dec 1, 2014