Yemen TV airs images of Qaeda-claimed assault

Yemeni state television has aired violent images of an Al-Qaeda-claimed assault last week on a defence ministry complex in Sanaa showing the assailants executing civilians and medics in cold blood. Duration: 00:34 Dec 13, 2013

'12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' top Globe nods

Historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and crime film "American Hustle" won most nominations for the Golden Globes with seven nods each Thursday, as Hollywood's awards season gets into full swing. Dec 13, 2013

Kiev protesters hold their ground, EU's Ashton hopeful

Ukrainian demonstrators celebrated three weeks of protests Thursday over the government's decision to reject a historic EU deal, as the United States threatened sanctions after a failed police raid on the protest barricades. Duration: 01:08 Dec 13, 2013

UK anti-apartheid campaigner remembers Mandela

Lord Hughes, former leader of the British Anti-Apartheid Movement, remembers the late Nelson Mandela and says he has not forgiven Margaret Thatcher for her support of the Apartheid regime. Duration: 01:35 Dec 12, 2013

Former Thai PM formally indicted for murder

Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva is indicted for murder in connection with a deadly military crackdown on mass opposition protests in Bangkok three years ago. Duration: 00:29 Dec 12, 2013

Bangladesh clears way for execution of Islamist leader

People celebrate as Bangladesh's top court clears the way for the execution of Abdul Quader Molla, a senior Islamist leader charged with war crimes, just two days after he was given a last-minute reprieve from hanging. Duration: 00:35 Dec 12, 2013

Mandelas childhood village prepares for funeral

With preparations in the South African village of Qunu under way for the former president's funeral, local residents remember Nelson Mandela the man, not the legend. Duration: 02:13 Dec 12, 2013

Indian infant deaths high but falling steadily: census

Millions of women struggle to keep their babies alive in India, but figures from the census office suggests that after 15 years of booming economic growth and explosive modernisation, India may finally be turning the corner. Duration: 00:33 Dec 12, 2013

Naxals spread terror in Kusma Vrindabani village

Jharkhand, Dec 12 (ANI): The people of Kusma Vrindavani village in Jharkhand live in fear. On December 7, dozens of Naxals entered the village and threatened some prominent people, including the village head, Guddam Baski. They also misbehaved with the women and ordered them to remain inside their houses. The villagers are scared of being attacked by the Maoists and have taken shelter in the local police station. They have also requested for a police picket for the protection. The naxals call themselves the protectors of the rights of the poor, but they have become a threat for villagers in Jharkhand and in other states. Dec 12, 2013

Maldives Defence Minister in India to boost bilateral ties

New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Minister of Defence and National Security of the Republic of Maldives, Mohamed Nazim, arrived in India with an aim to strengthen bilateral defence cooperation between the two nations. Defence Minister of Maldives arrived in India on December 11 and is scheduled to be here till December 15. On Thursday, Nazim paid a visit to India Gate and offered tribute to the deceased soldiers at the Amar Jawan Jyoti. Nazim was also accorded the Guard of Honour and met Defence Minister of India, AK Antony. When asked about the bilateral defence cooperation between India and Maldives, Antony seemed satisfied. Commenting on the same, the Maldivian counterpart said he has come to India with the purpose of strengthening bilateral ties. Dec 12, 2013