Five car bombs rock Baghdad, 18 killed

Five car bombs struck across several neighbourhoods in Baghdad on Monday killing at least 18 people and wounding dozens others, security and medical officials said. Duration: 00:19 Jan 20, 2014

Strong 6.3-earthquake hits New Zealand

The giant eagle from the Hobbit movie falls to the ground at Wellington airport after New Zealand is jolted by an earthquake. Duration: 00:37 Jan 20, 2014

Jihadists in online threat to Sochi Olympics

In a video posted on a well-known jihadi forum, two men believed to have been suicide bombers in last month's deadly bombings in Volgograd, threaten the Sochi Olympics with acts of terror. Duration: 00:45 Jan 20, 2014

13 dead in fresh suicide attack in Pakistan

A Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 13 people in a market, close to Pakistan's military headquarters, a day after one of the deadliest attacks on security forces in recent years. Duration: 00:56 Jan 20, 2014

Syrian President Assad in exclusive AFP interview

In an exclusive interview with AFP, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has said that the "war on terror" must be the focus of Geneva II and there was "significant" chance he would seek a new term. Duration: 01:32 Jan 20, 2014

Kejriwal remains a protester, has failed to be an administrator: Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Reacting on the Aam Aadmi Party's dharna near Rail Bhawan, former IPS Officer Kiran Bedi on Monday said that Arvind Kejriwal has failed to be an administrator and remains a protester. Bedi took a dig at Kejriwal saying people elected his party to govern and not to break laws. Jan 20, 2014

DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely hits out at AAP

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Saturday lashed out at the Aam Aadmi Party and said that Arvind Kejriwal was sitting in dharna only to defend and protect his ministers. Jan 20, 2014

Maharashtra govt cuts 20% power tariff excludes Mumbai, Cong says will protest if it's not included

Mumbai, Jan 20 (ANI): The Maharashtra government on Monday announced a 20 percent cut in power tariff for the industrial and agriculture classes of consumers. While the city of Mumbai is currently excluded from the cut by virtue of not being covered by the state power distribution Mahavitaran- Reliance Infra, Tata Power and BEST supply power to the city - sources say an announcement for the state capital can be expected soon as well. The state cabinet accepted the recommendations of a high-powered committee led by Narayan Rane, which suggested a 20 percent power subsidy for users for a 10-month period till the state elections in October. Congress Leader Sanjay Nirupam on Monday said that if Narayan Rane committee does not accepts the proposal for Mumbai residents then protest will continue. Jan 20, 2014

Rahul Gandhi interacts with women to seek their suggestions for party's manifesto

Bhopal, Jan 20 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday interacted with women Congress workers in Bhopal to seek their input for his party's manifesto for the approaching national elections. Speaking on the occasion, Rahul said that women don't need protection and all they need is their rights and their place in the society. He further said that give women the power and they can change the face of the world. He also asked the women present about their suggestions that will go into their manifesto. Jan 20, 2014

Shahnawaz Hussain stressed on quality education at National Education Awards

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): BJP Spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain gave away the National Excellence Awards 2014 to different educational institutions in New Delhi in order to acknowledge excellence in their field and stressed on quality education. The award is given on the basis of criteria like infrastructure, faculty, placements, annual growth, students and alumni feedback. Jan 20, 2014

Scuffle between AAP workers and Delhi Police

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): High drama ensued at the AAP government's protest in Delhi after AAP supporters were prevented from reaching the protest site that had been ringed by thousands of police and paramilitary personnel. Calling himself an anarchist, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday staged a dramatic sit-in with his cabinet ministers and around 1,000 vocal supporters in the heart of the city seeking action against five police officers his government holds guilty. Jan 20, 2014