Old regime security chief to be named as Tunisia PM

A top security official of ousted dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is to be named as prime minister designate following Tunisia's first free presidential and parliamentary elections, his party said Monday. Duration: 00:39 Jan 5, 2015

Two dead, eight missing in Nairobi building collapse

At least two people were killed, dozens were injured with eight others are still missing when a six-storey residential building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, officials said Monday. Duration: 01:21 Jan 5, 2015

Eurozone stability priority for German government

The spokesperson of the German government Steffen Seibert reiterated on Monday that the European Union's aim is the economic stabilization of the Euro zone, and of its members, "including Greece". Duration: 00:37 Jan 5, 2015

One BSF jawan killed in fresh ceasefire violations by Pak rangers

Samba, Jan 05 (ANI): One BSF jawan was martyred in fresh ceasefire violations by Pakistani Rangers at Hiranagar in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Pakistani Rangers had violated ceasefire again by targeting border posts in Kathua and Samba sectors, drawing retaliation from BSF. Scared villagers were seen running for refuge during the ceasefire violations in the area. Villagers continued to migrate to safer areas in view of the latest round of ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Over 3,500 villagers have migrated from border villages in Samba and Kathua districts. On January 3, mortar shelling by Pakistan rangers had killed two army jawans and one woman while 11 people were injured in the firing. Jan 5, 2015

Protest against journalist Praveen Swami for doubting India's claims over Pak 'terror boat'

New Delhi, Jan 05 (ANI): People staged a protest on Monday against journalist Praveen Swami for opining that the men on the Pakistani boat, which sank after being intercepted near the India- Pakistan maritime boundary, might not be terrorists. The protesters burnt papers of the Indian Express, the national daily for which Swami currently writes. Swami, in an article published on January 3, had written that he doubted India's claims of the boat being a 'terror boat' from Pakistan. He had also mentioned that new evidence was emerging that the men on board might have been small-time liquor and diesel smugglers. Jan 5, 2015

It's prerogative of US govt to decide how to spend tax payers' money: MEA

New Delhi, Jan 05 (ANI): MEA Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said on Monday that it is the prerogative of the US govt to decide on how to spend the taw payers' money. He added that India does not believe that Pak is showing effort to dismantle the basis of LeT, possibly Al Qaeda and Haqqani. He added that with increasing sightings of Punjabi, Urdu speaking elements operating with terrorist groups inside Afghanistan, India is aware that these very groups also pose significant threat to members of international community working in Afghanistan Jan 5, 2015

Highway caves in, causes heavy traffic snarl in Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad, Jan 05 (ANI): Commuters bound for New Delhi from neighbouring Ghaziabad were struck in the middle on Monday (January 5) after a part of a highway caved in due to incessant rains in the past week. National Highway 24 connects New Delhi to Uttar Pradesh. Long queues of traffic stretched several kilometres, causing problems for office-goers. Commuters were seen walking on the highway after discarding public transport buses. Eyewitnesses said the rains had caused waterlogging at the Hindon Bridge on the highway which caved in early morning. Police cordoned off the area and diverted traffic to different routes. Jan 5, 2015

Love in limbo in rebel-held east Ukraine

Tying the knot is no simple matter in eastern Ukraine, a region plunged into conflict and uncertainty since the outbreak of a Russian-backed rebellion last year. Duration: 01:06 Jan 5, 2015