Police seize heroin, arrest people in Murshidabad

Murshidabad, July 12 (ANI): Ten members of a family were arrested for smuggling and selling heroin in Murshidabad district of West Bengal. District police conducted raids in Josoitala village, which comes under Lalgola police station limits, and arrested Rejina Deoa, who resided there with her family. Superintendent of Police (SP), Murshidabad, Humayun Kabir, said arms and ammunition were also recovered from the family. Deoa escaped to Josoitala a year back with her family after murdering two men who had killed her husband. Jul 12, 2014

Oommen Chandy happy over employment offers for Iraq returned nurses

Thiruvananthapuram, July 12 (ANI): Expressing his happiness over the employment offers and financial assistance pouring in for the nurses who recently returned from the war-torn areas of Iraq, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said that he was very glad about it. He assured the nurses of better employment opportunities to safeguard their future. Forty six nurses, all from Kerala, who were kidnapped in strife-torn Iraq, arrived home in Kochi on July 05. During a meeting, Kerala’s chief minister, Oommen Chandy, questioned nurses regarding their current problems after returning from Iraq. The meeting also included Kerala’s Finance Minister, KM Mani, Industries Minister, PK Kunjalikutty. In the meeting, six companies offered jobs to the nurses. Middle East-based business magnate CK Menon promised Rs 3 lakh to each nurse while Atlas Ramachandran, who runs hospitals and jewellery shops in the Middle East, promised jobs to all of them. Jul 12, 2014

Srebrenica massacre victims remembered 19 years on

Thousands of people gathered on Friday in Srebrenica to mark the 19th anniversary of the massacre of some 8,000 Muslim males by ethnic Serb forces, Europe's worst atrocity since World War II. Duration: 00:58 Jul 12, 2014

Erdogan vows to rewrite Turkey's constitution if elected

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said he planned to rewrite the Turkish constitution if elected president, as he outlined his vision for a booming and powerful "new Turkey" in the next decade. Duration: 00:43 Jul 12, 2014

Queen's Chaplain: Female bishops would be 'seismic'

The Church of England could be set to allow its first female bishops -- and not before time, according to one of those tipped for the job, who says the days of women being left to arrange the flowers are gone. Duration: 01:00 Jul 12, 2014

World Cup 2014: its impact on Brazil's economy

With millions of tourists visiting Brazil and the creation of 1 million jobs, the World Cup has no doubt boosted the country’s economy, Sao Paulo, July 11, 2014. Duration: 02:06 Jul 12, 2014

Germany kicks out top US intelligence officer in spy row

Germany expelled the CIA station chief in Berlin over alleged spying by the United States which has refused to break its silence over the escalating row between the Western allies, Berlin, July 11, 2014. Duration: 00:44 Jul 12, 2014

Yemenis demonstrate against Huthi rebels' recent attacks

Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Sanaa for Friday prayers followed by a protest against the Huthi rebels, who have seized the northern city of Amran, and to express solidarity with the Yemeni army, July 11, 2014. Duration: 00:50 Jul 12, 2014

Experts highlight Ebola problems in Sierra Leone

Medecins Sans Frontieres has treated more than 70 patients with symptoms resembling those of Ebola in Kailahun treatment centre in eastern Sierra Leone. MSF is concerned about a possible increase in patients in the coming weeks. Duration: 01:20 Jul 12, 2014

WFP fighting malnutrition in Central African Republic

The World Food Programme is distributing food in schools in Bangui to fight against child malnutrition, with 50,000 children benefiting every day as the crisis in the conflict-torn Central African Republic continues. Duration: 01:24 Jul 12, 2014