South Africa_s first gay-friendly mosque could be shut

South Africa_s first gay-friendly mosque, which also allows Christian worshippers and women to lead prayers, could be closed unless it complies with municipal laws, an official said on Wednesday. Duration: 00:47 Sep 25, 2014

Yemenis tour abandoned house of prominent Islamist leader

President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi warned Tuesday of "civil war" in Sunni-majority Yemen, vowing to restore state authority, as Shiite rebels cried victory over their apparent seizure of much of the capital. Duration: 00:31 Sep 24, 2014

Ukraine peace efforts stall despite lull in fighting

Ukrainian peace efforts stalled Wednesday after pro-Russian insurgents called their own elections in defiance of a deal under which they and the Ukrainian army began withdrawing heavy weapons after five months of war. Duration: 00:31 Sep 24, 2014

Baghdad car bomb kills at least 14

Iraqis clear up after a car bomb exploded near a market in the Shiite neighbourhood of Sadr City in Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people. Duration: 00:26 Sep 24, 2014

At least 23 killed in Bilaspur bus accident

Dharamshala, Sept 24 (ANI): At least 23 people were killed and many injured when an overloaded private bus fell into Bhakra Nangal Dam's Gobind Sagar Reservoir in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday. While injured passengers have been taken to Bilaspur hospital, police are suspecting the toll to rise after the rescue operation is over. The bus had passengers beyond its capacity and many people were also seated on the roof. Sep 24, 2014