Lebanon town braces for new flood of Syria refugees

The Lebanese farming town of Ersal, already inundated with Syrian refugees, is bracing for another influx as the brutal civil war creeps over the horizon just across the border. Duration: 01:24 Nov 21, 2013

Hungary's homeless hit by ban on rough sleeping

A controversial new law in Hungary means homeless people now risk jail for sleeping rough in some city centre areas. The government says the idea is to encourage them to get help in state-run shelters. Duration: 02:17 Nov 21, 2013

Nepal in turmoil as Maoists reject election results

Nepal's Maoist leader, who swapped arms for politics when his "people's war" ended in 2006, threw the country's elections into doubt Thursday by claiming the poll was rigged following big losses for his party. Duration: 00:23 Nov 21, 2013

Television became 'window to the world' during JFK tragedy

Television cemented its primacy with the American public after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a national trauma whose unfolding in real time was uniquely suited for the emerging medium. Duration: 02:30 Nov 21, 2013

Nurses battle fatigue in tide of Philippine typhoon births

Medical staff work around the clock to cope with the volume of pregnant women at Tacloban's maternity hospital where hundreds of babies have been born since Typhoon Haiyan struck devastating the city. Duration: 01:06 Nov 21, 2013

Retracing Lee Harvey Oswald's final hours

Ahead of the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination on November 22, AFPTV retraces the final days of killer Lee Harvey Oswald -- now a popular, if macabre, trail for tourists. Duration: 02:15 Nov 21, 2013

Shipwrecked sailors survive huge Philippine typhoon

Adrift in a boat in one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded to hit the Philippines, captain Richard Rama and his terrified crew managed to stay alive, but their flotilla is now stuck on shore. Nov 21, 2013

Hong Kong domestic workers 'treated as slaves': Amnesty

In its new report, Amnesty International condemns the "slavery-like" conditions faced by thousands of Indonesian women who work in Hong Kong as domestic staff, accusing authorities of "inexcusable" inaction. Duration 01:11 Nov 21, 2013

Delhi Polls: Congress releases election manifesto

New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): With Delhi assembly polls coming closer, Congress released its election manifesto on Wednesday which focuses on growth, development, education for the girls under Ladli Scheme. The party claimed that under its rule Delhi will grow faster. Releasing the manifesto, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said that double-decker flyovers will be built to ease the traffic situation. She also said holding areas will be set up for migrants along with permanent hawking zones. Nov 20, 2013

Manish Tewari hits out at BJP over snooping row

Panaji, Nov 20 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister, Manish Tewari on Wednesday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the allegations of snooping on a young woman by the Gujarat police, saying there is a difference between security and surveillance. In an alleged taped conversation between former home minister of Gujarat, Amit Shah and Gujarat IPS officer G L Singhal aired by news portals Cobrapost and Gulail, Shah was instructing Singhal to closely monitor the movements of the woman referred to in the report as "Madhuri", which is not her real name. Addressing mediapersons in Goa, Tewari said that the BJP cannot fool people by dubbing the incident as a security issue. Nov 20, 2013

Delhi Polls: AAP releases election manifesto

New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) released its election manifesto ahead of December 4 Assembly polls in Delhi. The party's member Yogendra Yadav presented a detailed manifesto in the presence of the party convener Arvind Kejriwal and other party members. Yadav said that measures for the security of people including women will be ensured when the party comes to power. Nov 20, 2013

India condemns attack on woman in unguarded ATM

Bangalore/Kolkata/New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): India condemned assault on a woman, who was attacked with a machete by a burglar inside an unguarded ATM booth in Bangalore. The recent incident has yet again posed a question on safety of women in the country. The residents of Bangalore have urged the government to step up security and ensure a guard inside the ATM. Condemning the incident, social activist, Saraswati Ghosh said that preventive measures should be publicised. Echoing similar views, former police official, Kiran Bedi called for daily policing with an aim to prevent crimes against women. Nov 20, 2013