Fighting flares at Ukraine's Donetsk airport

Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels were battling around the airport near the insurgent stronghold of Donetsk on Tuesday, sending flames and clouds of black smoke into the sky, AFP journalists said. Duration: 00:36 Sep 23, 2014

Syrian Kurds seek refuge in Turkey

Many Syrian Kurdish refugees who crossed the border into Turkey have chosen not to stay in refugee centres, but rather with family members. Duration: 00:54 Sep 23, 2014

Iraqi neighbourhood holds out against jihadists

Caught between jihadists and the Tigris River, residents of one neighbourhood in a Sunni town in Iraq have taken up arms alongside security forces and held out for months. Duration: 02:07 Sep 23, 2014

White tiger kills class 12th student inside zoo in Delhi

New Delhi, Sept 23 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a class 12th student was killed by a white tiger on Tuesday at the Delhi Zoo. According to an eyewitness, the boy appeared to have jumped over a barricade into an enclosure at the zoo. The tiger then mauled the boy and killed him within minutes. The tragic incident took place at around 01.00 pm. Sep 23, 2014

Japanese beauty and health products favourite among women

Tokyo, Sep 23 (ANI): Oil free cosmetics are a favourite of every woman. In Japan, manufacturers give special emphasis to cosmetics which are `safe' for every skin. Products made by ORBIS are popular in Japan due to being oil free. However, the company, facing stiff competition in the market, has focused on"Safety and Relief". Besides, they have put a lot of effort in interacting with customers by setting up a call center. This product includes"heat shock protein" which heals damaged enzyme by increasing age or ultraviolet ray. It has been used by roughly 450,000 people until now. Many Japanese cosmetic products are getting popular in Asia. Japanese pharmaceutical company, Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical, has been chosen as the winner of "the prize of the Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office" in the 2014 National Commendation. The ceremony took place on July 8 at Hotel Okura in Tokyo. Sep 23, 2014

Takes two hands to clap: Abhishek Singhvi on resolving NCP Congress poll impasse

New Delhi, Sept 23 (ANI): Commenting on the tussle between the Nationalist Congress Party and the Congress Party over seat sharing arrangements in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said Tuesday that both sides need to make equal efforts to arrive at an agreeable formula. Sep 23, 2014

BJP-Shiv Sena to remain in alliance, seat sharing to be discussed with smaller parties by evening

Mumbai, Sep 23 (ANI): After a meeting between BJP and Shiv Sena on Tuesday, the parties decided to remain in alliance. In a joint PC with Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut, BJP leader Vinod Tawde said that a meeting will be held along with our other allies this evening and new proposal will be discussed over the issue of seat sharing. Tawde said that the agenda and purpose is to defeat the congress party and this is keeping in view the belief and wishes of the common man too. Sep 23, 2014

Police barricade roads as RLD supporters converge for Mahapanchayat

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): Police on Tuesday barricaded several roads in the Lutyens zone and shut down Race Course metro station to prevent protesters from reaching 12 Tughlaq Road bungalow for a mahapanchayat at the venue. The protesters who were supporters of RLD Chief Ajit Singh demanded the Tughlaq Road bungalow to be converted into a memorial of former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh. Security has been tightened near the bunglow to avoid any untoward incident. Police had also showcased a notice saying that the gathering was "illegal" and all those trying to participate in the 'Jat Mahapanchayt' will be detained. Later, police detained the protesters. Sep 23, 2014

Runners from across India take part in marathon for national integrity

Siliguri, Sep 23 (ANI): Thousands of people from across India participated in a marathon in Siliguri city of West Bengal on Tuesday, which was held to ignite a sense of integrity and brotherhood. The event is being organized for the last 30 years. The 15-kilometre marathon was organized by Siliguri Baghajatin Athletic Club in association with Agragami Sporting club of Bagdogra town. Former Indian cricketer Chetan Chouhan and other dignitaries flagged off the race. Participants of all ages ran the entire stretch between Bagdogra to Siliguri in this all India open invitation road race. Sep 23, 2014