Obama: Sanctions on more Russian govt. officials, bank

President Barack Obama announces new sanctions on more Russian officials, other individuals and a bank, and threatens to directly target the Russian economy over Moscow's absorption of Crimea. Duraion: 00:39 Mar 20, 2014

Tech startups taking off in Washington D.C.

Long a poor relation to west coast US cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles when it came to startups, Washington D.C. is now attracting them with readily available talent and close links to government. Duration: 02:32 Mar 20, 2014

Ukraine's illegal miners see Russia as chance to escape hole

The Donbas region is Ukraine's industrial heartland, but since the collapse of the Soviet Union the coal mining industry has fallen on hard times and dangerous illegal mines have sprung up to replace closing state pits. Duration: 02:28 Mar 20, 2014

Syria regime forces enter famed Crusader fort

Syrian regime forces entered renowned Crusader castle Krak des Chevaliers on Thursday, state television said, after deadly fighting with rebels in the area near the border with Lebanon. Duration: 00:30 Mar 21, 2014

France remembers Toulouse killings

France pays tribute to the victims of Mohamed Merah, two years after the petty criminal turned 'jihadist' went on a killing spree and murdered seven including three children in and around Toulouse. Duration: 01:14 Mar 21, 2014

Multiple Afghan suicide attack kills ten police

Seven Taliban suicide attackers stormed a police station in the centre of Jalalabad city in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing 10 policemen in a major assault ahead of the presidential election. Duration: 00:26 Mar 21, 2014

Malaysia says satellite images a "credible lead"

Malaysia said Thursday that two objects spotted by a satellite in the Indian Ocean were a "credible lead" in the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet. Duration: 00:58 Mar 21, 2014

Sailing to Antarctica through the dangerous Drake Passage

To get to Antarctica, the Brazilian warship "Ary Rongel" has to cross the Drake passage, one of the most dangerous in the world. Some 80 Brazilian sailors are on a mission to resupply scientists based in Antarctica. Duration: 02:11 Mar 20, 2014