NBA: Sterling banned for life over race comments

The NBA bans Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from professional basketball for life over racist comments that the league's commissioner dubbed "deeply offensive and harmful." Duration: 01:52 Apr 30, 2014

At 26% Spain unemployment rate should improve

Spain's unemployment rate climbed to nearly 26 percent in the first quarter of 2014 as millions searched in vain for a job in a sluggish recovery from recession. Duration: 01:10 Apr 30, 2014

Car bomb, rocket fire kill 45 in Syria's Homs

A car bomb and rocket attack on a government-held district of the Syrian city of Homs killed at least 45 people and wounded 85 on Tuesday, the provincial governor said. Duration: 00:47 Apr 30, 2014

Kerry: Egypt must prove it wants democracy

US Secretary of State John Kerry warns Egypt's military-installed leaders they must prove they are serious about democracy, as he meets with Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy. Duration: 00:53 Apr 30, 2014

Christie's unveils largest, flawless blue diamond

Christie's auction house presents "The Blue" considered to be the largest flawless vivid blue diamond in the world, weighing in at 13.22 carats and estimated to fetch up to 25 million US dollars when it's auctioned in Geneva in May. Apr 29, 2014

Iran praises upcoming presidential elections in Syria

During a press conference in Tehran on Tuesday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said that presidential elections in Syria are an opportunity to prepare the ground for peace and stability in the country. Apr 29, 2014

African migrants find refuge in mid-Sahara camps

The tens of thousands of African migrants who cross the Sahel in search of safety or a better life do not always reach Europe. Some are arrested along the way and deported to Niger. Apr 29, 2014

Blast aboard Gaza activists' 'Ark' intended to break siege

An explosion damaged the Gaza "Ark" on Tuesday in the port of the city. The cargo ship, built by fishermen and activists was planned to be used as part of a voyage bound for Europe from Gaza City to break Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip. Apr 29, 2014

Kargil martyrs family upset over Modi using dil maange more phrase, BJP clarifies

New Delhi/ Sujanpur, April 30 (ANI): BJP leader Narendra Modi during a rally in Mandi referred to Kargil Martyr Vikram Batra over which his father has showed objection. GL Batra said that such statements should not be used for political purpose. Meanwhile, BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi has said that martyrs are sons of motherland and they can be recognized and praised by anybody and denied any political aim. Apr 29, 2014