Fossil treasures at risk in Morocco desert town

Hundreds of archeological jewels in and around the town of 30,000 people prompt geologists and archeologists to call the Erfoud area "the largest open air fossil museum in the world". Duration: 02:17 Oct 24, 2014

Ukrainians head to the polls amidst continuing turmoil

Ukraine's snap general election on October 26 is seen as a key test for the war-torn nation as voters replace lawmakers allied to Kremlin-backed former president Viktor Yanukovych, who was ousted in February. Duration: 02:10 Oct 24, 2014

Russian submarine search enters "new phase"

Sweden said Wednesday it was pulling back part of its navy which has been searching for a suspected Russian submarine off the coast of Stockholm for nearly a week with no vessel found. Duration: 00:51 Oct 23, 2014

Dances with wolves in China's wild west

One man is on a mission to boost the population of wolves in China's violence-wracked far west. The animal - symbol of the Uighur minority there - is under threat with a massive human resettlement program in the region. Duration: 00:41 Oct 23, 2014

Google offers peek into Bhutan with Street View launch

Google provides a sneak peek into Bhutan by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom, featuring panoramic views of its majestic mountains, monasteries and crystal-clear rivers. Duration: 00:48 Oct 23, 2014

Russia detains four more suspects in Total crash probe

Heads rolled in Russia Thursday over the plane crash that killed the CEO of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie. Top airport managers have resigned and four more staff detained. Duration: 01:42 Oct 23, 2014

India celebrates festival of lights with fervour...

Ranchi/ Raipur/ Indore/ Siliguri/ Jaipur, Oct 23 (ANI): Every nook and corner of the country was illuminated with lamps as Hindus celebrated their main festival on Thursday. In Ranchi, residents took to last minute shopping of 'diyas' or earthen lamps, an integral part of Diwali decoration. Despite the Chinese lights flooding the markets, many said they still prefer the ritual of lighting diyas on the auspicious day. Residents of central Raipur thronged markets to complete their Diwali shopping. Diwali marks the return of Lord Ram to Ayodhya after he defeated the demon king Ravan in Lanka. Legend says that millions of lamps were lit when the Hindu God returned home after 14 years of exile in forest. Oct 23, 2014

Kashmir flood victims demand compensation for losses

Rajouri, Oct 23 (ANI): People affected by worst floods in Jammu and Kashmir, mostly shepherds, demanded compensation from the government for losses they incurred. They are demanding compensation for their cattle and herds that got washed away in the floodwaters. In far flung areas of Rajouri district, when the flood hit the region, shepherds were on higher reaches of the Pir Panjal range and their cattle, mostly sheep and mules got washed away. A victim, Abdul Rashid, said people at upper reaches of Pir Panjal mountain ranges did not receive basic relief, which was provided to others. A legislator of Rajouri region, Zulfikar Ali Choudhary, said government should also focus on migratory population of the state. Oct 23, 2014