Hong Kong activists agree to talks as protests shrink

Hong Kong protest leaders said late Monday they had agreed to hold talks with the government as their numbers dwindled and they faced growing pressure to end their pro-democracy sit-in. Duration: 01:00 Oct 7, 2014

Kenyan president to attend International Criminal Court

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Monday he will go to the International Criminal Court, where he faces charges of crimes against humanity, becoming the first sitting president to appear. Duration: 00:54 Oct 7, 2014

Cameraman with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

An American freelance cameraman who contracted Ebola in Liberia arrived in the United States on Monday to receive treatment, the fifth US national to catch the deadly virus. Duration: 00:53 Oct 7, 2014

French PM bids to restore pro-business stance in London

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is on a mission in London to defend his government' economic reforms and pro-business stance in the face of a stream of criticism known as "French-bashing". Duration: 00:48 Oct 7, 2014

Filled killed in Indian Kashmir in heavy shelling

Indian and Pakistani security forces traded fire along their troubled frontier, leaving five civilians dead in Indian Kashmir and four in Pakistan, marring the Muslim festival of Eid, officials on the two sides said Monday. Duration: 00:34 Oct 6, 2014

Ira Trivedi launches "India in love - Marriage and sexuality in 21st century at Goa International Li

Panaji, Oct 6 (ANI): Famed author Ira Trivedi launched her book "India in love - Marriage and Sexuality in 21st Century' recently at the International Writers and Readers' Festival 2014 in the beach state Goa. The three-day lit-fest, which began on October 04 will wrap up on October 06. While launching her book Trivedi said that it was a proud moment for her to have launched her book at the International Writers and Readers' Festival in the presence of so many dignitaries. Meanwhile one of the organizers if the event, Shweta Bajaj said events like these boost cultural exchange on a global platform. Various sessions were slated for all the three days of the literary festival. Oct 6, 2014

BSF exchanges Eid sweets with Bangladeshi counterparts

Siliguri/Agartala, Oct 6 (ANI): Troops of paramilitary Border security Force (BSF), stationed along the India-Bangladesh border, celebrated Eid al-Adha by exchanging sweets with security personnel of Bangladesh on Monday. BSF personnel posted at Phulbari border under Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal gifted a box of sweets to the members of Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) as a step of goodwill and to enhance bilateral relations. The exchange of sweets between India and Bangladesh along the border in West Bengal is an old and traditional gesture to show goodwill between the two nations and has been in practice for many years now. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, is considered one of the two most important occasions in the Islamic calendar, and marks the end of the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca. Oct 6, 2014