French astrophysics lab to shed light on dark matter

After developing instruments for Rosetta, the Astrophysics Laboratory of Marseille announces participation in future missions, including Euclid, a European telescope to study the secrets of dark matter. Duration: 01:03 Jan 16, 2015

Hollande says Muslims 'main victims of fanaticism'

French President Francois Hollande says that Muslims suffered the most from fundamentalism and intolerance, as the country grapples with the fallout from a string of Islamist attacks. Duration: 01:04 Jan 16, 2015

Muslim lawmakers, scholars condemn Charlie Hebdo cartoon

Pakistan's parliament condemns French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for printing a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed, describing it as "blasphemous" and criticising Western media for reprinting the caricature. Duration: 01:13 Jan 16, 2015

Three arrested for vandalizing church in West Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Three men were arrested on Thursday by the Delhi Police in connection with Wednesday's vandalism at a church in west Delhi. Joint Commissioner of Police (South-West) Tejinder Luthra said that the three arrested are not related to any group or party and vandalized the church under the influence of alcohol. The three men were caught vandalising the church on Wednesday in a CCTV camera. Jan 15, 2015

Arun Jaitley inaugurates exhibition on terrestrial and satellite broadcasting

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): India's Information and Broadcasting Minister, Arun Jaitley, on Thursday (January 15) inaugurated the 21st edition of BES (Broadcast Engineering Society) Expo in New Delhi. The Conference and Exhibition on Terrestrial and Satellite Broadcasting is hosting several countries including USA, UK, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore, apart from delegates from India. It will conclude on Saturday (January 17). Addressing the gathering, Jaitley said that the exhibition would be of much value to various stake holders in the broadcasting industry. Jan 15, 2015

Politicos react as Kiran Bedi joins BJP

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Reactions poured in as former top cop Kiran Bedi on Thursday formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of party chief Amit Shah. Shah welcomed Bedi into his party and announced that she would contest the Delhi Assembly polls. Bedi, who was a prominent member of Team Anna, was formally inducted into the BJP in the presence of top leaders and ministers Arun Jaitley and Dr. Harshvardhan. There is speculation that the BJP could field her against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal from the New Delhi assembly constituency in the elections next month. Jan 15, 2015

Spain's Catalonia calls snap vote in fresh independence push

Catalonia calls a snap election for September centred on its independence bid, just two months after the wealthy region held a contested symbolic referendum on the issue that strained ties with Spain's central government. Duration: 00:55 Jan 15, 2015

Pope begins trip to passionate Philippines

Pope Francis arrives in the Philippines for a five-day trip in the Catholic Church's passionate and chaotic Asian heartland that is tipped to attract a world-record papal crowd. Duration: 00:38 Jan 15, 2015