US army reveals identity of Ft Hood shooter

The identity of the troubled soldier who launched a deadly shooting rampage on his Texas base before turning the gun on himself was revealed on Thursday as Specialist Ivan Lopez. Duration: 00:39 Apr 4, 2014

Afghan election a crucial test of Washington resolve

The United States hopes to maintain a military presence in Afghanistan after 2014, but Kabul's future security could hinge on the US Congress's willingness to keep bankrolling the mission, analysts say. Duration: 01:59 Apr 4, 2014

Hungary's rebranded far-right party eyes poll success

Known for its anti-Semitic and anti-Roma rhetoric, Hungary's Jobbik party is trying to shed its far-right image and appeal to a younger audience as it heads into Sunday's general election. Duration: 01:06 Apr 4, 2014

Lebanon registers its millionth Syrian refugee

More than one million Syrians have registered as refugees in Lebanon after fleeing war in their country, inflicting a "staggering" impact on the tiny Mediterranean country, the UN said on Thursday. Duration: 00:53 Apr 4, 2014

Kerry urges Israelis, Palestinians to move forward

During a press conference in Algiers Thursday, US Secretary of State John Kerry demanded action from recalcitrant Israeli and Palestinian leaders, saying negotiations were at a "critical moment". Duration: 01:13 Apr 3, 2014

Shakti Mills gangrape convicts found guilty as repeat offenders, may face death sentence

Mumbai, April 03 (ANI): In a landmark verdict in Shakti Mills gangrape case, a city sessions court found all three convicts guilty as repeat offenders. The three were earlier convicted in the gangrape case of a telephone operator at the Shakti Mills compound following which they were held in Shakti Mills photojournalist gangrape case. The quantum of sentence is likely to be pronounced by Friday and under this section, the three could face the maximum penalty of death sentence. Apr 3, 2014

Mistry gets bail following arrest for tearing Modi's posters, says will fight for rights

Vadodara, April 03 (ANI): Congress candidate against Narendra Modi from Vadodara constituency, Madhusudan Mistry who was arrested for tearing Modi's posters has been released on bail and said that it was all done by the state government. Mistry said that it is the right of every political party to get campaigning space and that the party will fight for its rights. He further said that a Congress delegation has approached the Election Commission over the issue and will see what actions are taken up. Meanwhile, Mistry refuted claims of tearing the posters and said that he just was putting Congress posters there. Apr 3, 2014

AAP releases manifesto for 2014 LS Polls - Part - 2

New Delhi, April 03 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), on Thursday launched its manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls highlighting issues like Janlokpal bill, decriminalise gay sex. The manifesto also promises swift punishment for corruption, a citizen's charter that will punish officials who don't finish work in time, de-centralization of power and self-rule. Apr 3, 2014

AAP releases manifesto for 2014 LS Polls - Part - 1

New Delhi, April 03 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), on Thursday launched its manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls highlighting issues like Janlokpal bill, decriminalise gay sex. The manifesto also promises swift punishment for corruption, a citizen's charter that will punish officials who don't finish work in time, de-centralization of power and self-rule. Apr 3, 2014