Iraqis seek shelter from battles and privation

On a dusty patch of land off a highway in northern Iraq, just outside the border with Iraq's autonomous three-province Kurdish region, hundreds of Iraqi refugees took shelter, fleeing in front of the Sunni militants. Duration: 00:57 Jun 22, 2014

Hong Kongers defy Beijing to vote in democracy referendum

Hong Kong citizens cast their ballots in an unofficial referendum on democratic reform, with booths opening across the territory after an online poll that has enraged Beijing and drawn nearly 600,000 votes since it opened online. Duration: 00:58 Jun 22, 2014

Sao Paulo slum throws down World Cup gauntlet

Youngsters from a slum on the outskirts of Sao Paulo's Guarulhos airport have thrown down a World Cup gauntlet: they have challenged the competition winners to play a match against them. Duration: 01:31 Jun 22, 2014

Korean TV dramas give Asian shoppers urge to splurge

The export success of South Korea's TV dramas has spawned a hard-selling world of branded entertainment that uses product placement to push everything from smartphones to lipsticks. Duration: 01:58 Jun 22, 2014

Politicos react as BJP ally Shiv Sena wants rail fare hike roll back

New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Politicos on Sunday reacted over BJP ally Shiv Sena’s demand of a roll-back of the hike or a reduction in quantum of hike. The 14.2 per cent hike will pinch the pockets of the 70 lakh commuters of suburban railways in Mumbai. The average Mumbaikar will have to pay almost double for season pass tickets. Jun 22, 2014

CPMT exam cancelled in UP after paper leak

Lucknow, June 22 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Combined Pre-Medical test (CPMT) exam was cancelled on Sunday after the examination paper for entrance to medical colleges in the state was found to have been leaked in Ghaziabad. The case came to light after the officials found tampering with the boxes in which the examination papers were kept in Allahabad Bank and State Bank of India. The District Magistrate reached the spot to examine the boxes and then informed the administration after which orders were issued to cancel the examination. Over one lakh student were due to appear for the exam which will now be held on July 20. Jun 22, 2014