Malians skeptical of country's upcoming legislative polls

A few days before the first round of Mali's legislative elections, citizens share their expectations and views on the vote for a new national assembly. Sunday's vote come three months after Ibrahim Boucabar Keita became president. Duration: 00:55 Nov 21, 2013

China, EU begin negotiations on key investment pact

China and the European Union began talks on a landmark investment agreement Thursday, the EU's president said, a positive move amid lingering trade tensions between the two sides. Duration: 01:03 Nov 21, 2013

Monty Python to reunite for live London show

The five surviving members of Britain's cult comedy troupe Monty Python reunited on Thursday to announce a one-off show at London's 20,000 capacity O2 Arena on July 1 next year, three decades after they last performed together. Duration: 00:59 Nov 21, 2013

Russia frees three more Greenpeace activists

Russia on Thursday released on bail three Greenpeace activists, including a photojournalist and a press secretary, bringing to four the number freed after two months in prison over an Arctic oil drilling protest. Duration: 00:48 Nov 21, 2013

Afghan tribal assembly debates US military presence

A grand assembly of tribal chiefs, community elders and politicians began four days of debating in Kabul Thursday over the bilateral security agreement (BSA) which will shape the future US military presence in Afghanistan. Duration: 00:42 Nov 21, 2013

US drone strike kills senior Haqqani leader in Pakistan

A US drone strike in northwest Pakistan kills six people including a senior leader of the ruthless Haqqani network, officials say, in only the second such strike outside the country's lawless tribal districts. Duration: 00:45 Nov 21, 2013

New Japan islet created by volcano eruption

A dramatic volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean has created a tiny new islet in Japan's territorial waters -- the first time in decades the nation has seen the phenomenon. Nov 21, 2013

Shipwrecked sailors survive huge Philippine typhoon

Adrift in a boat in one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded to hit the Philippines, captain Richard Rama and his terrified crew managed to stay alive, but their flotilla is now stuck on shore. Nov 21, 2013

Nurses battle fatigue in tide of Philippine typhoon births

Medical staff work around the clock to cope with the volume of pregnant women at Tacloban's maternity hospital where hundreds of babies have been born since Typhoon Haiyan struck devastating the city. Duration: 01:06 Nov 21, 2013

Hungary's homeless hit by ban on rough sleeping

A controversial new law in Hungary means homeless people now risk jail for sleeping rough in some city centre areas. The government says the idea is to encourage them to get help in state-run shelters. Duration: 02:17 Nov 21, 2013

Political violence outcome of differences between religious and cultural elements of Bangladeshi ide

Dhaka, Nov 21 (ANI): Ambassador of the People's Republic of Bangladesh to the United States, Humayun Kabir has laid emphasis on the fight between the two aspects of national identity - cultural and religion, as the leading parties are hurtling towards a showdown that could delay or even derail elections due by January in a country with a history of ferocious political violence and military intervention. Kabir while talking to the reporter in Dhaka said that the major parties dominating the political field in Bangladesh - The Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, represented the two streams of national identity. Nov 21, 2013