Pacific castaway's homecoming delayed

Pacific castaway Jose Salvador Alvarenga's departure from the Marshall Islands is delayed for health reasons as the family of the now-dead companion with whom he set sail seeks answers. Duration: 01:00 Feb 6, 2014

Seven bombs hit Baghdad as US lawmakers slam Maliki

Seven bombs ripped through Baghdad killing five people Thursday, hours after American lawmakers criticised the slow pace of political reconciliation in Iraq which they said was stoking the worsening violence. Duration: 00:36 Feb 6, 2014

Hundreds take on Empire State Building race

Hundreds of runners from around the world gather in New York to compete in the annual Empire State Building Run-Up, racing up 86 floors, 1,576 steps, and 1,050 feet from the lobby to the iconic 86th floor Observatory. Duration: 01:22 Feb 6, 2014

Look beyond Olympic hype, Pussy Riot says

Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot call for a boycott of the Sochi Olympic Games as they take their campaign against Vladimir Putin's civil liberties crackdown to New York. Duration: 01:27 Feb 6, 2014

Family of castaway's dead companion wants answers

The fisherman who says he survived a 13-month journey in the Pacific should return to Mexico to explain the death of a young man who accompanied him, the victim's family says. Duration: 01:29 Feb 6, 2014

Thai farmers protest in new challenge to PM

Dozens of Thai rice farmers mount a protest in the capital Bangkok in the latest show of public anger against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's embattled government. Duration: 00:41 Feb 6, 2014

India warns US of consequences on visa reform

India warns the United States of consequences for its companies if lawmakers tighten visa rules on high-tech firms as part of an immigration overhaul. Duration: 00:48 Feb 6, 2014

Third Front didn't come into force and BJP already panicking: Sharad Yadav

Patna, Feb 06 (ANI): After Narendra Modi lashed out at the third front and said that it will make India 'third grade', JD (U) President Sharad Yadav said that Modi and BJP is already panicking and attacking them, when the third front has not come into existence. Further, Yadav said that neither congress, nor BJP can form majority government without coalition. He said that it was BJP only who initiated the process of the third front by separating from its alliance. Feb 6, 2014

Bangladesh celebrates Ganajagoran Mancha anniversary, vows to strengthen movement

Dhaka, Feb 06 (ANI): Bangladesh's people's resurgence platform, Ganajagoran Mancha, celebrated its first anniversary, as crowds of activists gathered at Shahbag Square hailing the International Crimes Tribunal's verdict against Islamist leader, Abdul Quader Mollah. The prosecutor of the International Crimes Tribunal, Rana Dasgupta said that Ganajagoran Mancha is the reflection of the secular and inclusive culture that Bangladesh stands for. An activist, Nazmun Ara said that they would continue their movement until all the criminals are awarded capital punishment. Feb 6, 2014