Countdown begins: 100 days to Sochi Winter Olympics

Russia began the 100 day countdown to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi on Wednesday, with International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach promising an "unforgettable" event despite a growing controversy over gay rights. Oct 30, 2013

Spain escapes recession in Q3 but concerns still high

After the announcement that Spain escaped from a two-year recession in the third quarter of this year, an economist from ICADE Business School in Madrid says the results are positive but Spain's public deficit is still worryingly high. Duration: 0:52 Oct 30, 2013

Djiboutian troops give Somali hospital crucial supplies

Djiboutian troops serving under AMISOM, the African Union Peacekeeping mission for Somalia, have been donating much needed medical supplies to Somalia's Belet Wyene General Hospital, a lifeline for many residents. Duration: 0:38 Oct 30, 2013

Winter Olympics shine light on Russian gay community

Russia's treatment of homosexuals has been condemned the world over, and now with months to go before the 2014 Winter Olympics, Russia's gay community is hoping it will be an opportunity to expose and improve how they are treated. Duration: 02:31 Oct 30, 2013

Mirrors rescue sun-starved residents of Norwegian village

Sun-starved residents of a remote Norwegian village unveiled an ingenious mirror system on Wednesday in Rjukan, Norway to bring natural light to their mountain valley home, enveloped in darkness for half of the year. Duration: 0:27 Oct 30, 2013

Sardar Patel was secular and integral part of Congress: PM

Ahmedabad, Oct 29 (ANI): Sharing the dais with BJP's PM Candidate, Narendra Modi for the first time at Ahmedabad, Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that Sardar Patel was secular and an integral part of Congress. Oct 29, 2013

Patel should have been the 1st PM: Narendra Modi Part - 2

Ahmadabad, Oct 29 (ANI): JP's prime ministerial candidate for 2014 polls and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday shared the stage with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Manmohan Singh is attending the inauguration of a museum in Ahmedabad dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the iconic leader from Gujarat who was India's first Home Minister. Modi thanked the PM, saying, different central ministries have given at least 90 awards to the Gujarat government. He further said that if Vallabhbhai Patel would have been India's first PM then our country's fate would have been different. Oct 29, 2013