Swiss referendum on immigration causes controversy

European Foreign Ministers in Brussels on Monday for talks one day after Swiss voters narrowly vote in favour of curbs on immigration from the EU. Business and political experts also react to the Swiss referendum. Duration: 01:26 Feb 11, 2014

Two NATO civilian contractors killed in Kabul attack

Two civilian contractors working for the NATO force in Afghanistan were killed in a bomb attack in Kabul on Monday. The car bomb attack near Kabul's main prison Pol-e-Charkhi targeted a convoy of NATO troops. Duration: 00:35 Feb 10, 2014

Syria talks begin anew in Geneva

Fresh talks kick off in Geneva involving Syria's government delegation, the Syrian opposition and United Nations and Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi. Duration: 01:05 Feb 10, 2014

Congo warlord Ntaganda 'key' to ethnic crimes, ICC hears

Former warlord Bosco Ntaganda played a "key role" in ethnic crimes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, using child soldiers and capturing sex slaves for his rebel army, the International Criminal Court heard on Monday. Feb 10, 2014

Bangladesh Art Summit aims to bridge cultural gap between South Asian nations

Dhaka, Feb 10 (ANI): The art summit in Bangladesh, which aims to bridge the cultural gap between nations, showcased contemporary works of artists from South Asia and drew visitors, enthusiasts and critics from all over the world. The second edition of Dhaka Art Summit, began in Dhaka on Friday. Feb 10, 2014

Italy scorns Indian decision to try marines with anti-piracy law

New Delhi/ Kochi, Feb 10 (ANI): Rome harshly criticised Indian decision to try two Italian marines accused of killing two fishermen under an anti-piracy and anti-terrorism act. Italian government’s Special Envoy Staffan De Mistura, miffed at the Indian attorney general’s decision at the Monday court hearing to hold the case under the controversial Suppression of Unlawful Acts (SUA), said the move was unacceptable as it made Italy equivalent to a terrorist country. Feb 10, 2014

Opposition disrupts J&K assembly demanding action against Shabir Khan

Jammu, Feb 10 (ANI): Opposition party in Jammu and Kashmir, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) disrupted the proceedings of state assembly and demanded arrest of former state Health Minister Shabir Khan, who has been accused of molesting a woman doctor. The PDP staged protest during the address of Governor NN Vohra on Monday. Feb 10, 2014

Leaders of regional parties meet to discuss formation of third front

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Leaders of regional parties congregated and discussed the future of the proposed third front on Monday, which will serve as an alternative to the BJP and Congress government. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arrived in New Delhi to participate in the meeting and divulging the details, said that it was an informal meet Feb 10, 2014

India-China special representatives' talks aim at framework of boundary resolution: MEA

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Commenting on the 17th Round of India-China Special Representatives Talks, MEA Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said that the talks aim for a framework for resolution of the boundary question. Akbaruddin also said that preceding Special Representatives Talks, the 5th meeting of the working mechanism for consultation and coordination on the India-China border affairs is scheduled. Feb 10, 2014