Al Sharpton eulogises Michael Brown during funeral

Michael Brown, the black teen whose shooting by a white officer ignited protests and a national debate on race, was eulogized at a cathartic funeral service Monday as a victim of abusive policing whose untimely death demands justice. Duration: 00:51 Aug 26, 2014

Gwalior judge appeals SC for new panel in sexual assault case, hearing on Thursday

New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): A Gwalior judge, who had alleged sexual harassment against a Madhya Pradesh high court judge, moved Supreme Court expressing dissatisfaction over the probe committee and appealed the formation of a new panel under the SC. The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it will hear the case on Thursday. Aug 26, 2014

Ukraine official: Russian incursion stopped 'by force'

Kiev on Monday said its forces were clashing with an armoured column that crossed the border from Russia as Moscow ramped up tensions ahead of crunch talks by pledging to send in a new aid convoy. Duration: 00:31 Aug 26, 2014

Boxer Manoj Kumar moves HC over Arjuna Award, next hearing on Aug 28

New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): Indian Boxer and World Boxing Champion Manoj Kumar has filed a petition in the High Court regarding the selection of sportspersons for giving Arjuna Award. Kumar has alleged that he is a world champion and has achieved more points than the person selected for Arjuna Award. Lawyer Rahul Mehra said that the petition has challenged the basis on which sportspersons are recognized for awards and also the committee which selects them. The next hearing will be on August28. Aug 26, 2014

Israeli raids destroy two mosques in Gaza

Israeli air raid overnight Sunday to Monday in Gaza destroyed two mosques at Beit Hanun, in the north of the Strip, and in Gaza City. Duration: 00:46 Aug 26, 2014

Touring the streets of Paris with those who know them best

Homeless tour guides are showing visitors the lesser known lanes and parks of Paris. It's thanks to a French social enterprise called Alternative Urbaine, which is helping homeless people get back into work. Duration: 02:00 Aug 26, 2014

French Minister Royal refuses to comment on govt. crisis

The French President's former partner and Ecology Minister Segolene Royal, refuses to be drawn into commenting on France's fresh political crisis, after Hollande told his prime minister to form a new government. Duration: 00:33 Aug 26, 2014

Thai king endorses coup leader as prime minister

Thailand's coup leader is formally endorsed as prime minister by the nation's revered king, in a step towards forming a government to oversee sweeping reforms in the politically turbulent kingdom. Duration: 01:04 Aug 26, 2014

Torrential rains trigger flood like situation in West Bengal

Siliguri, Aug 26 (ANI): Torrential rains triggered flood-like situation in Siliguri town under Darjeeling district of West Bengal on Tuesday. Normal life was disrupted as Siliguri received 150mm rainfall in the past 24 hours. Some areas remained waterlogged after the lashing rains. The affected residents blocked the highway for several hours to protest against the establishment for not taking stalk of situation in water logged areas. An affected resident, Umesh Sharma said the situation is pathetic, as their lives have come to a standstill and the state authorities have still not taken any action. Aug 26, 2014

Mumbai's Nariman House reopens six years after 26/11

Mumbai, Aug 26 (ANI): The Chabad House centre in downtown Colaba, better known as Nariman House, opened on Tuesday, nearly six years after the 26/11 tragedy. The fully renovated six-storeyed Nariman House saw a special gathering of 25 Rabbis representing the Jewish community from all over Asia. The top two floors of the building house a memorial dedicated to the victims of the attack. The bullet marks have been left intact on the walls, keeping the memories of the attack alive. During the attacks, six occupants of the Nariman House including Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and his wife were killed. The couple's son, 2-year-old Moshe, was saved by his Indian nanny. Aug 26, 2014