IMF cuts world growth forecast for 2013, 2014

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday lowered its growth forecast for the global economy and warned the outlook could get bleaker if the US political standoff over finances drags on. Duration: 01:25 Oct 8, 2013

Lone Buddhist widow holds out in war-torn Thai village

Soldiers protect her from rebel attacks, but an 81-year-old grandmother -- the last Buddhist in a Muslim village -- vows she will never abandon her home, defying a wider separation of communities in Thailand's insurgency-hit south. Duration: 01:17 Oct 8, 2013

Scientists from CERN celebrate after Nobel announcement

Scientists from CERN celebrate after Peter Higgs of Britain and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for conceiving of the so-called "God particle" which confers mass. Duration: 01:01 Oct 8, 2013

Anarchist group turns teachers' march in Rio violent

Thousands march in Rio de Janeiro to support teachers seeking pay hikes before masked anarchists turn to violence, setting fires, breaking into buildings and smashing a City Hall gate. Duration: 00:50 Oct 8, 2013

Obama condemns Republican 'extortion' over govt shutdown

Barack Obama said on Tuesday condemned what he called Republican "extortion" over the government shutdown and debt ceiling impasse, adding that the issues are hurting US credibility around the world. Duration: 00:56 Oct 8, 2013

Maoists slain yet another innocent villager in Jharkhand

Palamu, Oct 7 (ANI): Acting with brazen impunity, Maoists have killed a villager in Jharkhand, triggering fear among the locals, Police have informed. The villager, Kameshwar Bhuiya, was killed by at least 10 to 15 Maoists. The Assistant Superintendent of Police, P Murugan, said that a case has also been registered but the Maoists had fled from the area. A relative of the deceased villager, Babu Lal, said that he was killed by the Maoists while he tried to save the lives of two villagers from them. Hundreds of people lose their life in the violence, perpetrated by the rebels. Oct 7, 2013

Anti Telangana Stir: Seemandhra MPs meet PM, ask him to accept resignation

New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): As Andhra Pradesh is witnessing continuous violent protests, blackouts and curfew in wake of the proposed bifurcation of the state, Congress leaders and ministers from Seemandhra met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday and asked him to rethink on Telangana issue. Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Purandeshwari Devi said that she along with Surya Prakash Reddy, Chiranjeevi and Pallam Raju have requested the PM to accept their resignation tendered in protest of the decision to divide the state. Oct 7, 2013