Expert: Saudi Security Council snub not just about Syria

An analyst for the US Institute for Peace says Saudi Arabia's refusal of a UN Security Council seat is about more than just about the continuing conflict in Syria, with concerns about Iran also playing a key role. Duration: 0:58 Oct 18, 2013

Delhi a hub for Indian trafficking trade

Tens of thousands of children are known to be trafficked within South Asia every year and New Delhi has become a hub in the illegal trade of young girls being sold into prostitution, forced marriage and domestic labour. Duration:02:29 Oct 18, 2013

Moldovan centre helps human trafficking victims

For survivors of human trafficking, learning to live with the trauma, pain and memories "is a big challenge," says Lidia Gorceag, a psychologist at the Centre for assistance to victims of trafficking in Chisinau. Duration: 1:08 Oct 18, 2013

Georgia displays skull that could rewrite human evolution

Georgian scientists on October 18, 2013 presented a 1.8 million-year-old skull discovered in the Caucasus nation that researchers say could force a re-evaluation of current theories of human evolution. Duration: 0:38 Oct 18, 2013

Brazil to auction coveted Libra oilfield

Some 200 employees of the Brazilian state oil giant Petrobras demonstrated outside the company headquarters Thursday to demand the suspension of Monday's planned auction of pre-sale oil concessions for the giant Libra oilfield. Duration: 00:59 Oct 18, 2013

Birth control may be a bitter pill, stroke survivor warns

Marion Larat is the first woman in France to take the German pharmaceutical company Bayer to court over newer-generation birth control pills that caused her to have a stroke and left her severely handicapped. Duration: 02:02 Oct 18, 2013

Jihadists return to Mali's streets

In Mali, the city of Gao is once again under attack by Islamists: in the latest spate of attacks, jihadists wounded two civilians when they blew up a bridge a week ago, a day after shelling the town and injuring a soldier. Duration: 2:43 Oct 18, 2013

Global power India will change the whole world: Hungarian PM

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday said that India was set to change the world scenario and break the delusion of the US. Orban is on a state visit with the aim to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries. Oct 17, 2013

Asaram undergoes medical potency test, lawyer calls its 'physical harassment' by doctors

Gandhinagar, Oct 17 (ANI): After Controversial godman Asaram underwent medical potency test in connection with a sexual assault case, his lawyer said that it was a kind of 'physical harassment' by the doctors and nurses and that it is a serious offence that an old man of such an age is forced to undergo such tests. Further, he said that nobody is allowed to touch anybody's private parts without his consent. Oct 17, 2013

Nira Radia case: SC orders CBI to submit report by 17th December

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the CBI to submit its report on all the 14 conversations of Nira Radia latest by 17th December. The lawyer confirmed that SC also rejected CBI's plea that some of the things should be investigated by the police officials, saying that the case involves serious issues which has to be taken seriously. The aforesaid case relates to the telephonic conversations between Nira Radia, and an acquaintance of Indian Telecom Minister A Raja, and with senior journalists, politicians, and corporate houses, taped by the Indian Income Tax Department in 2008-09. Oct 17, 2013