India seeks Hungary's support for seat in Nuclear Suppliers Group

New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has sought his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban's support for New Delhi's full membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group. The United States, Britain, France are among countries pushing for allowing India - a growing market for such commerce - to join the 48-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), a move that would boost the Asian nation's status as an atomic power. But many countries worry about the implications for wider efforts to prevent the spread of atomic bombs if India were to enter the group, keeping in view that it has refused to sign global anti-nuclear weapons pact. Further Manmohan Singh said both India and Hungary have agreed to create a global normative framework, as it poses a common threat to modern democratic societies. Oct 18, 2013

London artist creates major works from tiny objects

London artist Joe Black is currently holding his first solo exhibition. Black uses hundreds of small common objects such as test tubes, toy soldiers and badges to create large works. Duration: 01:36 Oct 18, 2013

Greenpeace activists denied bail by Russian court

British Greenpeace activist Alexandre Harris broke down in tears in a Russian court after she was denied bail following her arrest for climbing onto a Russian oil rig. Canadian activist Alexandre Paul was also denied bail. Duration: 00:49 Oct 18, 2013

Japanese minister visits controversial war shrine

A cabinet minister is among scores of Japanese parliamentarians who pay tribute at a controversial war shrine in Tokyo, in a move likely to anger China and South Korea. Duration: 00:44 Oct 18, 2013

In Baltimore, French swimmer Agnel in Phelps' footsteps

A public pool in Baltimore is an unlikely venue for international swimming excellence. Formerly home to Michael Phelps, the Meadowbrook pool is now where top French swimmer Yannick Agnel is readying his bid for 2016 Olympic gold. Duration: 02:15 Oct 18, 2013

Rescuers find bodies after Laos air crash

Rescuers in Laos continue to find bodies after a plane plummeted into the Mekong River, killing all on board, in the country's worst known air disaster. Duration: 00:39 Oct 18, 2013

French court jails Somali pirates for 2009 hijack

French court has sentenced three Somali pirates to up to 12 years in prison for the 2009 hijacking of a French yacht which prompted a rescue operation by elite forces in which the skipper died. Duration: 00:55 Oct 18, 2013

Norwegians shocked by Somalia terror connection

Al-Qaeda operative Ikrimah al-Muhajir is one of the world's most wanted terrorists. A Kenyan report says he is suspected of planning attacks in Africa including the Nairobi mall siege. News of his activities causes shock in Norway, where he spent several years. Duration: 00:54 Oct 18, 2013

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