Middle East reactions to Kerry's comment blaming Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered his ministers to limit contact with their Palestinian counterparts, as US Secretary of State John Kerry, blamed Israel for derailing the process by announcing new settlement homes. Duration: 01:01 Apr 10, 2014

Romanian bees still creating a buzz in health industry

Bee venom to combat multiple sclerosis, pollen for indigestion, honey to heal wounds - the bee has been a key source of alternative medicines since ancient times, and Romania is working to keep the tradition of "apitherapy" alive. Duration: 02:30 Apr 10, 2014

Bomb kills at least 20 in Islamabad market

A bomb tears through a bustling Islamabad market, killing at least 20 people, police and hospital officials say, the latest violence to hit government peace talks with the Taliban. Duration: 00:52 Apr 9, 2014

MSF issues stinging attack on 'shameful' UN in South Sudan

A leading international aid agency on Wednesday issued a stinging attack on the United Nations mission in South Sudan, accusing it of a "shameful attitude" and leaving thousands of displaced people living in squalor. Duration: 01:04 Apr 9, 2014

20 hurt in mass stabbing at US high school

An American student stabbed or slashed 20 teenagers and an adult in a bloody 30-minute rampage in the classrooms and hallways of a Pittsburgh area high school on Wednesday, officials said. Duration: 01:17 Apr 9, 2014

LS Polls 2014: EC on phase 2 voter turnout

New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): The Election Commission on Thursday informed that the voter turnout in Manipur till 4 PM was approx 70% but is expected to go up and may reach upto 78% as people were still standing in queues to cast their vote. He further said that in Meghalaya voter turnout till 5 PM was 64% and may reach upto 66%. Apr 9, 2014

Narendra Modi calls Congress a 'traitor' accuses them of misleading people

Sangli, Apr 9 (ANI): BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, addressed a rally in Sangli district of Maharashtra on Wednesday in which he slammed Congress and called them traitors and said their manifesto is a document of betrayal. He further said that Congressmen are liars. Apr 9, 2014

LS Polls: Sonia Gandhi lambasts BJP for providing ticket to BS Yeddyurappa

Kolar, April 9 (ANI): Congress chief, Sonia Gandhi, on Wedne sday slammed the BJP, for giving an election ticket to former Karnataka Chief Minister, BS Yeddyurappa, who was compelled to quit on charges of corruption. Gandhi also took potshots at the extensive campaigning of BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi who has been touring the country to garner voters' support. Apr 9, 2014

Police tighten security in Maoist hit Odisha ahead of LS Polls

Bhubaneswar, Apr 9 (ANI): Police beefed up security in Maoist-inflicted constituencies of Odisha on Wednesday, a day ahead of mammoth election in the region. The hotbeds of Maoists in the region are under tight security blanket as the world's largest democracy is holding its general election between April 07 and May 12. Special security has been deployed at polling booths that have been marked as the most sensitive. Apr 9, 2014

Aurangabad blast was human error: CRPF

New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Director General, Dilip Trivedi, has said that the Maoist landmine blast in Aurangabad district of Bihar that killed two of its officials on April 07 while defusing the explosives, was a case of human error. Apr 9, 2014

Amit Shah moves HC against FIRs on hate speeches

New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): BJP leader Amit Shah on Wednesday moved a plea in the Allahabad High Court challenging the FIRs lodged against him by the Uttar Pradesh government for alleged hate speeches made by him at election meetings in Bijnore and Shamli districts. The court has sought a copy of the video from Election Commission where Shah is purportedly seen making an inflammatory statement, asking voters to seek revenge over the Muzaffarnagar riots. Apr 9, 2014

BJP's Srinagar candidate resigns prior to Polls

Srinagar, April 9 (ANI): Yet another shock awaited the BJP prior to polls when its Srinagar candidate Arif Raza quit the party on Wednesday. Raza resigned from the BJP on grounds of being upset over party President Rajnath Singh's announcement of finishing Article 370. Raza said that Rajnath Singh is nobody to finish Article 370 under which Jammu and Kashmir deserves a special status. He also said that he will not stay in contact with the BJP anymore. Apr 9, 2014

Greeks strike against more EU-IMF reforms

Greek unions held a 24-hour anti-austerity strike Wednesday, shutting down ferry services to the country's world-famous islands, disrupting rail travel and closing pharmacies and several government offices. Duration: 01:08 Apr 9, 2014