Court hands Palestinian-US teen 9 days house arrest

A Jerusalem court ordered Sunday that a Palestinian American teenager, who was allegedly beaten in police custody, be released to house arrest for nine days pending an investigation into stone-throwing allegations. Duration: 01:07 Jul 7, 2014

At least 21 killed in Kenya coastal attacks

At least 21 people have been killed in new attacks in Kenya_s Lamu coastal region, the area where some 60 people were massacred last month, Kenyan authorities said Sunday. Duration: 01:24 Jul 7, 2014

Kenya officials say over 20 killed in Lamu coastal region

More than 20 people are confirmed killed in attacks in Kenya's coastal Lamu region, officials said Sunday, with police blaming regional separatists despite a claim of responsibility from Somalia's Islamist Shebab rebels. Duration: 01:04 Jul 6, 2014

Israeli rockets hits farm in Rafah, Gaza

Israeli warplanes attacked three sites in southern Gaza, targeting training camps of Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas's military wing, in Rafah and Khan Yunis, as well as an empty field in Khan Yunis. Duration: 01:05 Jul 6, 2014

Just raised right issues that went wrong: OP Dhankar

Gurgaon, July 06 (ANI): Giving clarification over his controversial 'Bihari wives for Haryana men' remark, BJP leader OP Dhankar said that he just raised a right issue that was interpreted wrong and converted into a controversy. He said that the issue was respect of the women who don't get respect in certain illegal marriages. He advocated for their respect and said that such marriages should be made legal. Dhankar also apologized for hurting sentiments of people and raised concern over differentiating sex ratio. Jul 6, 2014

Haven't done anything wrong, welcome any probe if required: HD Kumaraswamy

Bangalore, July 06 (ANI): Refuting allegations of asking for bribe which surfaced after a CD showed him demanding Rs 20 crore from a person to give away his party's seat for the Upper House, Former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said that he had not done anything wrong. He said that he is ready for any probe if required and is not afraid of anything. Further, Kumaraswamy also alleged that the system goes on within every party and Congress and other parties too ask for bribes and offer bribes for their vested interest. Jul 6, 2014

15 released Indian labourers return home from war torn Iraq

Navsari, July 06 (ANI): As many as 15 Indian workers, who were trapped in war torn Iraq, arrived in Navsari city of Gujarat on Sunday to join their relieved families. Earlier during the day, a group of 200 Indian workers stranded in Iraq arrived in New Delhi and 46 freed nurses, who were abducted by suspected Islamist militants in Iraq, also arrived home in Kochi on Saturday. A group of 78 workers belonging to Andhra Pradesh also reached India the same day. Jasoda, wife of freed Indian worker, Praveen Bhai, said the safe return of her husband has brought immense relief to her and her family. Jul 6, 2014

BJP delegation visits Moradabad jail to meet workers arrested in Kanth violence

Moradabad, July 06 (ANI): BJP delegation finally visited Moradabad jail on Sunday to meet their party workers who were arrested after the Kanth violence following a hindrance by the district administration in the same. Party leader Suresh Khanna criticized the inhuman behavior of the local police with the BJP workers saying that they were partial in illegally removing the mic from the temple which led to the violence. Jul 6, 2014

SGPC president slams BS Hooda for announcing separate SGPC for Haryana

Ludhiana, July 6 (ANI): SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar on Sunday slammed Haryana Chief Minister BS Hooda after he announced formation of a separate Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for Haryana. Makkar said that Hooda wants to break the unity of the Sikhs in the country and they will oppose the decision. Jul 6, 2014

Nitish meets CPI leaders, discusses political scenario in Bihar

New Delhi, July 06 (ANI): Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today met Communist Party of India (CPI) leader AB Bardhan and D Raja. Bardhan, however, was non committal on reports of a possible alliance between the two parties. The discussion was centered on the present political situation of Bihar. The CPI along with the RJD and the Congress had helped the JD (U) candidates in winning the Rajya Sabha by-election recently. Jul 6, 2014

Maharashtra doctors refuse to end hunger strike even after govt's warning

Mumbai, July 06 (ANI): Medical services in Maharashtra continued to suffer as over 12,000 doctors from Members of the Maharashtra State Association of Gazetted Medical Officers (MAGMO) refused to take back their strike on Sunday. Doctors are on hunger strike from past six days, leading to suspension of health care situation in the state. Reportedly, the government dismissed more than 200 doctors on Saturday and has warned that strict action would be taken if they failed to return to work by Sunday. President of MAGMO Doctor Rajesh Gaikwad said that till the time government does not approve their demands, they will continue with the strike. Jul 6, 2014

BS Hooda announces formation of separate SGPC in Haryana

Kaithal, July 6 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday announced to form a separate Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for Haryana. Hooda made this announcement in accordance with the aspirations of Sikhs of his state, while attending a Sikh conference at Kaithal. The Bhupinder Singh Hooda government will present the bill for the same on July 11 in the assembly. Jul 6, 2014