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MH17 wreckage arrives at Dutch base for reconstruction 0

MH17 wreckage arrives at Dutch base for reconstruction

A convoy carrying wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived at a Dutch airbase on Tuesday where it will be reconstructed as part of a probe into the shooting down of the doomed plane....

London sparkles with Christmas splendour 0

London sparkles with Christmas splendour

London is glowing with that festive feeling as a Christmas tree from Norway – a traditional gift since 1947 – stands proud in Trafalgar Square and Leicester Square hosts a Christmas market. Duration: 00:44...

Tearful widow receives body of slain South African hostage 0

Tearful widow receives body of slain South African hostage

Speaking softly and battling tears, the widow of slain South African hostage Pierre Korkie asked God why he was killed, as his body was returned home Tuesday from Yemen. Duration: 01:05 Tearful widow receives...

Merkel overwhelmingly re-elected head of conservative party 0

Merkel overwhelmingly re-elected head of conservative party

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was elected head of her conservative Christian Democrats for the eighth time on Tuesday, winning 96.7 percent of delegates’ votes. Duration: 00:44 Watch the Video below

UN destroys weapons seized during year-long conflict in S. Sudan 0

UN destroys weapons seized during year-long conflict in S. Sudan

The United Nations Mission to South Sudan (UNMISS) has destroyed a batch of confiscated firearms and other weapons seized from those who had sought refuge with them since the recent South Sudan conflict began...

Nobel Peace Prize laureates in Oslo to receive their awards 0

Nobel Peace Prize laureates in Oslo to receive their awards

Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi say their Nobel Peace Prize is for the ‘millions of children denied a childhood’, a day before receiving the award at a...

Leaders of six Gulf monarchies hold annual summit in Qatar 0

Leaders of six Gulf monarchies hold annual summit in Qatar

Leaders from six Gulf monarchies opened their annual summit, held this year in Doha, following Qatar’s reconciliation with its neighbours, which had accused it of destabilising the energy-rich region by supporting Islamist movements. Duration:...

Famed Belgian comic series gets prequel 60 years later 0

Famed Belgian comic series gets prequel 60 years later

The famed Belgian cartoon strip Blake and Mortimer, the story of two British adventurers which first appeared in Tintin magazine in the 1940s, has finally got a prequel with the publication of a new...

Marathon Man aims to break records and inspire kids 0

Marathon Man aims to break records and inspire kids

Britain’s Rob Young, known as ‘Marathon Man UK’, has run at least one full marathon every day for the past seven months. He is on track to beat the world records for number of...

17 Prisoners Escape From Jail Van In Jharkhand 0

17 Prisoners Escape From Jail Van In Jharkhand

Seventeen prisoners escaped from jail Van while they were being taken back to court in Chaibasa, Jarkhand on Tuesday even as five were shot dead by police. Watch the Video below