Three candidates prepare for Istanbul mayor election Sunday

Turks prepare to go to the polls on Sunday for the country's local elections and the spotlight is on Istanbul after prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared 'the battle for Istanbul is the battle for Turkey.' Duration: 00:56 Mar 27, 2014

Volunteer rescuers ignore US landslide restrictions

With the death toll still expected to rise from a landslide in the US state of Washington, search and rescue work continues with some residents saying they've entered the disaster area without permission. Duration: 00:36 Mar 27, 2014

CAfrica's rights crisis deepens: UN monitor

A UN monitor on Wednesday warned of a deepening human rights crisis in the Central African Republic, as conflicts prevents the country's weak authorities and international peacekeepers from stemming violations. Duration: 01:33 Mar 27, 2014

Poland FM says Ukraine has paid 'very high price' to join EU

Poland's minister of foreign affairs Radoslaw Sikorski met with his current Ukrainian counterpart Andrii Deshchytsia on Wednesday, saying the country had paid a very high price to be a part of the European Union. Duration: 01:08 Mar 27, 2014

Obama at EU headquarters for talks on takeover of Crimea

President Barack Obama pays his first visit ever Wednesday to European Union headquarters, cementing US-EU opposition to the takeover of Crimea after slamming Russian expansionism as a "sign of weakness." Duration: 00:29 Mar 26, 2014