Maldives vote suspension sparks protests, clashes

Following Maldives' top court suspension of the presidential election runoff scheduled for Sunday, blocking a vote for the third time in two months, supporters of presidential candidate Mohamed Nasheed took to the streets of Male where they were confronted by police forces. Nov 11, 2013

US marines join Philippines typhoon rescue

US marines on Monday joined a frantic effort to rescue famished survivors of a typhoon that may have killed 10,000 people in the Philippines. Duration: 01:15 Nov 11, 2013

Iran, atomic watchdog agree on roadmap for cooperation

Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog agreed Monday on a “roadmap for cooperation” over Tehran's controversial atomic drive, as the US accused Iran of scuttling latest efforts to end the deadlock. Duration: 00:36 Nov 11, 2013

UN climate talks open in wake of typhoon disaster

Nations launched a new round of talks Monday for a 2015 deal to cut Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions, in the aftermath of a devastating Philippines typhoon the UN's climate chief labelled "sobering." Duration: 01:01 Nov 11, 2013

President Hollande booed at WWI remembrance ceremony

French President François Hollande was booed by a group of protesters on Monday as he attended a remembrance ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier marking the end of World War I. Duration: 00:44 Nov 11, 2013

Kerry in UAE to discuss Iran, Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday defended US moves to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, saying it would protect Israel and stressing Tehran walked away from the deal. Duration: 00:34 Nov 11, 2013

Top UN court awards flashpoint temple area to Cambodia

The UN's top court ruled Monday that most of the area around a flashpoint ancient temple on the Thai border belongs to Cambodia and that any Thai security forces there should leave. Angry Thai protesters reacted in Bangkok. Duration: 00:57 Nov 11, 2013

J and K focus of meeting with Sartaz Aziz, Hurriyat wants cooperation and not confrontation: Mirwaiz

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): After the meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz in New Delhi, Moderate Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that the focus of meeting was Jammu and Kashmir. He said that Hurriyat wants cooperation and not confrontation. He further said that ceasefire and demilitarization should start and that proper support can solve the Kashmir issue. He also said that Aziz informed that new democratic government in Pakistan will support the cause. Nov 10, 2013

Sartaz Azizs meet with Hurriyat a govts failure, presents India as weak nation: Defence Expert

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): As the meeting between Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz with Hurriyat leaders is underway, Defence Expert Bharat Verma said that the meeting is a government’s failure and that it will present India as a weak nation in front of Pakistan. Further, he said that the government should not have allowed this meeting to take place at all. He also said that the meeting and Aziz’s arrival in India gives a message that Pakistan don’t give a damn about India and its policies and its sentiments and they will do whatever they desire knowing that the nation’s government is weak. Nov 10, 2013

BNP look to gain political mileage with caretaker government demand-Indian expert

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): As Bangladesh reels from the deaths of protesters, fears have been raised that the country's system of democracy is under threat, with forthcoming elections altogether derailed. Opposition leader Begum Khaleda Zia of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is demanding that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina resigns to make way for a non-partisan caretaker government to oversee the elections, which are due by early January 2014. In an exclusive interview with ANI, Dr. Smruti Pattanaik, a Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses(IDSA) talks about the current political stalemate in Bangladesh regarding a caretaker government. Nov 10, 2013