Yemen youth demand Saleh trial over uprising killings

Hundreds rallied in Yemen's capital on Tuesday, on the anniversary of the 2011 killing of 45 protesters against Ali Abdullah Saleh. The protesters demanded that the former president and aides be tried for their deaths. Duration: 00:58 Mar 18, 2014

Greenpeace activists sneak into French nuclear plant

Dozens of Greenpeace activists sneaked into a nuclear power plant in eastern France at dawn Tuesday in the latest break-in by the environmental group to highlight alleged security weaknesses at nuclear facilities. Duration: 00:41 Mar 18, 2014

Syrians feel abandoned and hopeless: UN official

The head of a UN panel investigating human rights abuses in Syria says the country's population feels "abandoned and hopeless", and that armed groups operating in the country number in the hundreds. Duration: 01:31 Mar 18, 2014

Australia, US launch search for Malaysia jet

Australian and American authorities say they have begun searching 600,000 square kilometres of the remote Indian Ocean for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Mar 18, 2014

Putin signs treaty on Crimea joining Russia

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a treaty with the leaders of Crimea on the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula becoming part of Russia, state television showed. Mar 18, 2014

PoK opposes Kashmir Council established by Pakistan

Muzaffarabad, PoK, March 18: Pakistan occupied Kashmir or PoK is a mere show piece in the hands of Islamabad. Pakistan which calls pok as aazad or free kashmir, administers the disputed region through a puppet government. Mar 18, 2014

Vladimir Putin signs treaty to incorporate Crimea into Russia

Moscow, March 18 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a treaty to incorporate Crimea into Russia, shortly after delivering a speech before the parliament in which he said that Crimea was and is an integral part of Russia. The signing in the Kremlin came two days after Crimeans voted overwhelmingly to secede from Ukraine and join Russia in a referendum condemned by the Ukrainian government, the United States and the European Union as illegitimate. Putin drew applause and a standing ovation as he began addressing a joint session of parliament at the Kremlin. Mar 18, 2014

Missing plane to hurt Malaysia tourism from China

Mumbai, March 18 (ANI): Malaysia Tourism said on Tuesday that the missing jetliner would hit the lucrative tourism trade from China although normalcy resumed from other sectors. China accounts for 12 percent of tourists to Malaysia, excluding those from neighbouring Singapore. The airline and the Malaysian government have faced demands to speed up their hunt for the plane from China, home to two-thirds of those on the aircraft. The Director General, Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board, Dato Mirza Mohammad Taiyab, who was speaking at a news conference in Mumbai, said that the travellers will overcome the sense of fear. No trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has been found since it vanished on March 08 with 239 people aboard. Investigators are increasingly convinced it was diverted perhaps thousands of miles off course by someone with deep knowledge of the Boeing 777-200ER and commercial navigation. Mar 18, 2014

Look-alike of Modi starts campaign for BJP

Varanasi, March 18 (ANI): BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s look-alike, Abhinandan Pathak, started election campaign for the party on Tuesday in the temple town of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Pathak said he will campaign and back Modi for the post of prime minister. People surrounded Pathak and also garlanded him during the campaign. Mar 18, 2014