Taiwan students protest China trade pact in parliament

Around 200 students and activists break through a security barrier and take over the main chamber in Taiwan's parliament, singing and dancing in protest against a trade agreement with China. Duration: 00:51 Mar 19, 2014

Ukrainian killed in first bloodshed in Crimea

Ukraine said one of its soldiers was killed in Crimea Tuesday in the first case of bloodshed since Russian troops and pro-Kremlin militia seized the rebel peninsula almost three weeks ago. Duration: 00:36 Mar 19, 2014

Thousands protest French govt's social reform proposal

Several thousand protesters took to the streets of Paris to voice their opposition to a government program called the Responsibility Pact, supposedly setting out the terms and conditions for reduction in labour costs. Mar 19, 2014

Syrians feel abandoned and hopeless: UN official

The head of a UN panel investigating human rights abuses in Syria says the country's population feels "abandoned and hopeless", and that armed groups operating in the country number in the hundreds. Duration: 01:31 Mar 18, 2014

Greenpeace activists sneak into French nuclear plant

Dozens of Greenpeace activists sneaked into a nuclear power plant in eastern France at dawn Tuesday in the latest break-in by the environmental group to highlight alleged security weaknesses at nuclear facilities. Duration: 00:41 Mar 18, 2014

Yemen youth demand Saleh trial over uprising killings

Hundreds rallied in Yemen's capital on Tuesday, on the anniversary of the 2011 killing of 45 protesters against Ali Abdullah Saleh. The protesters demanded that the former president and aides be tried for their deaths. Duration: 00:58 Mar 18, 2014

Putin signs treaty on Crimea joining Russia

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a treaty with the leaders of Crimea on the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula becoming part of Russia, state television showed. Mar 18, 2014