Ukraine EU deal in jeopardy after parliament stalemate

Ukraine's prospects of signing a historic deal with the European Union suffered a severe blow on Wednesday after its parliament failed to agree a bill that would allow the release of jailed ex-premier Yulia Tymoshenko. Duration: 01:04 Nov 13, 2013

Relief effort intensifies in the Philippines

Volunteers pitch in to help with aid efforts across the Philippines as the UN launches an appeal for more than $300 million and the US military mobilises its ships and troops. Duration: 01:36 Nov 13, 2013

Canadian makes trans-Atlantic crossing history

Mylene Paquette, a 35-year-old from Quebec in Canada, on Tuesday made history by becoming the first North American to make a solo crossing of the Atlantic on a rowboat. Duration: 01:37 Nov 13, 2013

Islamic Jihad parades to mark 2012 Israel-Gaza War

Thousands of Islamic Jihad members marched through the center of Gaza City in a military parade to mark the anniversary of the 2012 confrontation with Israel in which more than 170 Palestinians and six Israelis were killed. Duration: 00:35 Nov 13, 2013

Sukma: 2 BSF jawans among 3 killed in Maoist triggered landmine

Manjhipada, Nov 12 (ANI): Two BSF jawans and a civilian driver were killed when Naxals blew up their vehicles in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. Two others were injured in the blast. The jawans were returning after security deployment for polling in Sukma when a landmine blast took place between their two vehicles near Kerlapal camp. Nov 12, 2013

PoK healthcare in shambles

Muzaffarabad, Nov 12: Healthcare is virtually nonexistent in Pakistan occupied Kashmir. Mortality rate is one of the highest in the region. No cure or diagnostics are available to trace even the most cardinal diseases. Moreover, to top it dispensaries and health facilities built by foreign countries are in a bad shape because of poor management. Situation of healthcare is grim and critical in PoK. Nov 12, 2013

PM-FM's advice to CBI meant to intimidate 'high-profile' investigations: Jaitley

New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): Even as Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram echoed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's advice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to stay away from policy making, Senior BJP Leader, Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the advice was meant to intimidate 'high-profile' investigations. Nov 12, 2013

Bangladesh heads for 'total deadlock' ahead of elections

Dhaka, Nov 12 (ANI): A clash of ideologies has plunged Bangladesh into a cycle of violence as the two main political parties - ruling Awami League led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Bangladesh National Party (BNP) headed by Begum Khaleda Zia are exploiting the tension between secularists and Islamists ahead of elections. A lawyer and secretary-general of 'The Bangladesh United Council for Hindus, Buddhists and Christians,' Rana Dasgupta drew attention towards the ideological differences between the two feuding parties. Slamming BNP for its strengthening bond with the Jamaat, Dasgupta said that the image of the party would be tarnished if the alliance continues and they come to power. Nov 12, 2013

Police arrest Indian wrestler in alleged drug racket

Patiala, Nov 12 (ANI): The Punjab police arrested top award winning Indian wrestler, Jagdish Bhola, an alleged mastermind behind an international drug racket from Haryana. Jagdish Bhola was on the run after his residence was raided by the police and drugs worth Rs 100 crore were recovered. The team was tracking the accused since March this year. According to the SSP, drugs worth Rs 700 crore had earlier been seized which were being smuggled to countries like Canada, America, Europe and Australia. The SSP said there were foreigners involved in the case and that they had arrested 27 people in the case so far. Nov 12, 2013

Sonia Gandhi slams BJP in poll-bound Chhattisgarh

Ambikapur, Nov 12 (ANI): While addressing a rally in poll-bound Ambikapur city of Chhattisgarh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi slammed the BJP yet again and said that the 25th May incident wherein many Congress leaders were killed was the biggest failure of the party. Further, Gandhi said that the UPA government sent many funds for the development of the sate but the Chhattisgarh government never allowed them to reach the public. Gandhi also taunted the BJP and said that the party who makes brothers fight, cannot be anybody's own. Nov 12, 2013