Rocket takes off on ISS resupply mission

Orbital Sciences Corporation on Thursday launched its unmanned Cygnus cargo ship on the company's first regular supply mission to the International Space Station. Duration: 00:33 Jan 10, 2014

African leaders open crisis summit on C. Africa

African leaders began talks Thursday in Chad's capital Ndjamena to tackle the sectarian violence wracking the Central African Republic, with the pressure piling on the embattled president. Duration: 00:34 Jan 10, 2014

Hundreds of S.Sudanese flee country's warzone by water

They came at dawn in their hundreds, squeezed onto barges that slipped across the river through the frontlines under cover of darkness, the latest to escape from South Sudan's fighting. Duration: 00:48 Jan 10, 2014

Barefoot devotees in spectacular Catholic parade

Hundreds of thousands of barefoot devotees pour into Manila for one of the world's biggest Catholic parades honouring an ebony statue of Jesus Christ they believe has miraculous powers. Duration: 00:39 Jan 9, 2014

Iraq's Fallujah locked in stand-off between army, gunmen

More than 13,000 families have fled Fallujah, NGOs said Wednesday, warning of a dire humanitarian situation in Iraq, as masked gunmen held the city, locked in a days-long standoff with the army. Duration: 01:05 Jan 9, 2014

Puntland elects former Somali PM as new president

Deputies in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Wednesday elected a former national prime minister, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas, as the new president of an area still threatened by Islamist militants. Duration: 00:34 Jan 9, 2014

Self-parking car unveiled at Las Vegas tech fair

A Range Rover Evoque with Valeo self-parking technology parks itself with no driver during a demonstration, at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 8, 2014. Duration: 00:34 Jan 9, 2014

Top Maoist leader, his wife surrender before Andhra Pradesh police

Hyderabad, Jan 09 (ANI): A top Maoist leader ended nearly three decades of warfare and laid down arms before police in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, citing ill health as the main reason for surrender. Gusda Usendi fought as a rebel for nearly three decades in Maoists hotbed, of Chhattisgarh. Better incentives and rehabilitation policy offered to the surrendered insurgents lured the rebel to surrender before the Andhra Pradesh police. Usendi’s wife also surrendered due to ill health. While addressing a news conference in Hyderabad, the police assured of reward money to the leader. Jan 9, 2014

New Bangladeshi lawmakers take oath

Dhaka, Jan 09 (ANI): The newly-elected lawmakers of the tenth parliament took oath of office in Dhaka on Thursday after Bangladesh's ruling Awami League won a violence-plagued parliamentary election as expected. Bangladesh recently concluded elections that ended with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Awami League winning more than two-thirds of parliament seats. Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath to the 230 newly elected lawmakers of Awami League including party chief Sheikh Hasina. 31 lawmakers from HM Ershad-led Jatiya Party took oath in second phase. Jan 9, 2014