Tymoshenko speaks out about mother's hunger strike

Jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko called on EU leaders to drop all demands and sign a historic pact with Ukraine without any preconditions at a summit that opens Thursday. Duration: 01:25 Nov 29, 2013

Donkeys used to clean up streets of Gaza

On a sweltering November afternoon, 10-year-old Alaa skips barefoot along a road in Gaza City picking up festering bags of rubbish and throwing them onto his father's donkey-drawn cart. Duration: 01:25 Nov 29, 2013

Philippine survivors paid to clear up typhoon mess

Tens of thousands of desperately needed jobs are being created for survivors of a catastrophic typhoon in the Philippines by paying them to clear mountains of waste from ruined cities and farms. Duration: 00:45 Nov 29, 2013

Syrian army takes strategic town of Deir Attiyeh

The Syrian army recaptured the strategic town of Deir Attiyeh Thursday, less than a week after losing it, taking the advantage in its bid to crush rebels just north of Damascus. Duration: 00:37 Nov 29, 2013

Vienna zoo names baby panda 'Happy Leopard'

Vienna's new baby panda will be named Fu Bao, or Happy Leopard, the city's Schoenbrunn Zoo announced on Thursday, three months after he was born. Duration: 00:41 Nov 28, 2013

US consumers camp out for Black Friday bargains

US consumers camp out and queue in front of chain stores to enjoy the best deals possible on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, when massive sales are organised. Duration: 00:48 Nov 28, 2013

Tejpal fails to meet 3 PM deadline, extension plea rejected: Goa DIG

Panaji, Nov 28 (ANI): Giving updates about the Tehelka sexual assault case, Goa DIG OP Mishra said that the accused Tarun Tejpal failed to meet the 3:00 PM deadline to appear before the court and thereafter his plea for time extension for the same was rejected by the investigating officer (IO). Further, Mishra said that the time was given to Tejpal keeping in mind the time taken to travel from Delhi to Goa and that further investigations are carried on as per the law without any delay. Nov 28, 2013

BJP announced security measures for women protection in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Thursday announced certain security measure for the protection of women population in Delhi. Swaraj said that these measures will be brought into action if BJP comes to power after the constituency Assembly polls. Swaraj also said that it is unfortunate that Delhi’s Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit have earlier showed helplessness in the issue and had said that women should better avoid going out during night hours to avoid any harassment. Nov 28, 2013

BJP leaders protest outside Shoma's residence, defaces her name plate

New Delhi/ Patna/ Kanpur, Nov 28 (ANI): BJP workers on Thursday protested and shouted slogans outside Tehelka's former Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury, demanding her arrest for allegedly covering up the sexual assault case filed against the magazine's Editor Tarun Tejpal by a woman journalist. Number of BJP workers held demonstration outside her Saket residence in South Delhi. BJP leader Vijay Jolly even went to the extent of inking her name plate outside her residence and wrote 'accused' on the same. Nov 28, 2013

BJP hits back at Kapil Sibal

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): Hitting back at Law Minister Kapil Sibal, BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said that Sibal cannot have a debate with the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Prasad further said that Sibal can have a debate with him if he wants. Earlier in the day, Sibal had slammed Modi for praising himself and making tall claims about Gujarat's model of development. Nov 28, 2013