Hundreds protest against Uruguay's paper pulp plant

Hundreds of environmentalists try to enter Uruguay from Argentina crossing the San Martin bridge, to protest Uruguay's approval to boost production at a paper pulp plant on the border with Argentina. Oct 7, 2013

US credits Assad over Syria arms destruction

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad can take "credit" for moving quickly to eliminate his regime's chemical arms, US Secretary of State John Kerry says, after experts begin destroying the banned arms. Duration: 00:54 Oct 7, 2013

Dutch fishermen give eels new lease of life

On an autumn morning on a small Dutch canal, fisherman Aart van der Waal pulls up a fish trap stuffed with squirming eels -- not for the pot, but as part of a bold initiative to save the critically endangered species. Duration: 00:39 Oct 7, 2013

Harrison Ford in Berlin to promote 'Ender's Game'

Harrison Ford was in Berlin to promote his latest film "Ender's Game" with Ben Kingsley. The Sci-Fi drama will start screening October 24 in Germany, October 25 in the UK, November 1 in the US and November 6 in France. Oct 7, 2013

Asian artists use Hong Kong as launchpad to fame

Southeast Asian artists are hoping to step out of China's shadow to conquer the art world with creations inspired by the tumultuous history of their native countries. Duration: 02:17 Oct 7, 2013

Car bomb kills three policemen in Egypt's Sinai

Suspected militants killed nine people in attacks in Egypt on Monday. In south Sinai, a car bomb explosion outside provincial police headquarters killed three policemen, the interior ministry said. Oct 7, 2013

Cellular breakthrough trio wins Nobel for medicine

James Rothman and Randy Schekman of the United States and Thomas Suedhof of Germany won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for groundbreaking work on how the cell organises its transport system. Duration: 00:31 Oct 7, 2013

Palestinian Oktoberfest beer festival draws crowds

Despite a change of venue, music and beer drew scores of Palestinians to the Taybeh Ocktoberfest this year. The beer festival was held in a hotel in Ramallah instead of the town of Taybeh, a tiny Christian village which is home to the only Palestinian beer brewery. Oct 7, 2013

Suicide bombers target Shiites in Iraq

Suicide bombers attacked a series of sites in Iraq on Sunday including a primary school, a police station in a Shiite village in the north of Iraq, and a mosque where Shiite pilgrims were gathered killing dozens. Duration: 00:34 Oct 7, 2013

Jairam Ramesh takes a jibe at Modi over malnutrition report

Patna, Oct 6 (ANI): Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday took a jibe at the prime ministerial candidate of main opposition, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Narendra Modi after a report by the country's audit body said every third child is underweight in Gujarat of which Modi is also the Chief Minister. Ramesh refused to give credit to Modi for Gujarat's development by saying that the barometers of growth in Gujarat had remained the same since 2000. Oct 6, 2013

BJP blames congress for backwardness of Muslim community

Ajmer, Oct 6 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), accused the ruling Congress for lack of education and rampant unemployment among the youth of the Muslim community. BJP organized a huge rally on Sunday in poll bound Rajasthan where the leaders lashed at the ruling Congress for its anti people policies. This was the first rally of BJP in the region after the announcement of the polls in five states. BJP leader Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, lashed at the Congress for creating a rift between the Muslims and the BJP by attacking its secular image time and again. Meanwhile former Chief Minister of of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje too denounced the Congress for dividing the people of the region on caste lines. Oct 6, 2013

Rashid Alvi on Salman Bashir's statement

New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): After Pakistan High Commissioner, Salman Bashir claimed that reports of incursion and infiltrations into the Indian Territory by Pakistan were baseless, Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that his statement makes no difference and is unbelievable. He further said that instead of Bashir, the Pakistan government should deny if it wants to dismiss the allegations of infiltration. Oct 6, 2013

Tuk Tuk enthusiasts embark on a ride to raise funds for impoverished children

Chennai, Oct 06 (ANI): Twenty two drivers from around the world began their drive through seven Indian cities from Chennai to Goa in ten customized Tuk Tuk rickshaws to raise funds for impoverished children in India and Singapore. The aspiring adventurers who hailed from Ireland, UK, Italy, Australia and Singapore participated in the event to see India closely and contribute to the noble aim of raising financial aid for the poor children. The rally which was flagged from Chennai's MRC Nagar on Sunday witnessed tuk tuks clad in bright colours of orange and yellow taking to the streets of the city. This auto rickshaw journey is set to cover a stretch of 1087 kilometers as the drivers would travel to Goa, in six days. Eamonn Ling, organizer of the event said the idea of raising fund for impoverished children in this unique way has become big in a year's time. Oct 6, 2013