German troops in Afghanistan take part in exercise

German soldiers take part in an exercise at Camp Marmal in Mazar-e-Sharif. About 3,000 German troops are deployed in Afghanistan, where the country is the lead nation in the relatively peaceful northern region. Duration: 00:57 Dec 24, 2013

Jailed Pussy Riot members are released under amnesty

Russia on Monday released the two jailed members of anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot whose imprisonment prompted a wave of global outrage, with both women immediately vowing to fight injustice in Russian prisons. Duration: 01:06 Dec 24, 2013

African troops fire on C.Africa protesters, one dead

African Union troops Monday fired on demonstrators protesting against the president of the strife-torn Central African Republic, killing at least one person, according to AFP reporters on the scene. Duration: 00:58 Dec 24, 2013

Italian PM says his govt has brought 'a stability dividend'

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta admitted Monday his country was suffering from "social fatigue" but said his government had brought "a stability dividend" worth billions of euros due to lower borrowing costs. Duration: 00:39 Dec 23, 2013

Russia frees Pussy Riot punks from prison

Russia on Monday freed both jailed members of anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot whose imprisonment prompted a wave of global outrage, but one immediately denounced her release as a "PR stunt". Duration: 00:35 Dec 23, 2013

Devastating church bombing haunts Christmas in Pakistan

For Pakistani Christians in Peshawar, Christmas this year will be dominated by memories of the eighty-two people who were killed when a double suicide attack targeted their place of worship three months ago. Duration: 01:19 Dec 23, 2013

Thai protesters step up campaign to disrupt elections

Thai opposition protesters try to block candidate registrations for the upcoming elections as part of their efforts to banish Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her family from politics. Duration: 00:49 Dec 23, 2013

South Sudan civilians seek refuge in UN compound

The UN humanitarian chief in South Sudan warned Sunday the country has "unravelled" after a week of violence that has transformed a power struggle within the ruling party into a quasi-civil war. Duration: 01:09 Dec 23, 2013

Sexual assault: Panaji Court extends Tejpal's judicial custody till Jan 4

Goa, Dec 23 (ANI): A local Panaji court on Monday extended the judicial custody of former Tehelka editor-in-chief, Tarun Tejpal, for another 12 days. Tejpal has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman journalist and his initial judicial custody ended on December 22. The police had arrested Tejpal in Goa on November 30, after his interim bail was rejected by a Sessions court. Tejpal reached Goa from New Delhi on November 29, after he was summoned by police. Dec 23, 2013

Kejriwal will be there to crack the whip on bureaucrats: Shazia Ilmi

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Commenting on the formation of government by the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi, AAP Leader, Shazia Ilmi on Monday said that it might look like a small step but it is a big leap for democracy. On being asked how they will deal with bureaucracy, she said that they will not be compliant and her party will certainly be able to tackle them. She also added that Arvind Kejriwal will be there to crack the whip on bureaucrats. Dec 23, 2013