Muslims in Central African Republic bury their dead

The situation appeared calmer on Wednesday in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, where hundreds were slaughtered with clubs and machetes last week. 1600 French troops were deployed to the country last weekend. Duration: 01:18 Dec 13, 2013

Santa Claus swims with fish in Tokyo

A diver dressed in a Santa Claus costume swims with fish, feeds a stingray and hugs a nurse shark at the Sunshine Aquarium in Tokyo. Duration: 00:36 Dec 13, 2013

Former Thai PM formally indicted for murder

Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva is indicted for murder in connection with a deadly military crackdown on mass opposition protests in Bangkok three years ago. Duration: 00:29 Dec 12, 2013

UK anti-apartheid campaigner remembers Mandela

Lord Hughes, former leader of the British Anti-Apartheid Movement, remembers the late Nelson Mandela and says he has not forgiven Margaret Thatcher for her support of the Apartheid regime. Duration: 01:35 Dec 12, 2013

Indian infant deaths high but falling steadily: census

Millions of women struggle to keep their babies alive in India, but figures from the census office suggests that after 15 years of booming economic growth and explosive modernisation, India may finally be turning the corner. Duration: 00:33 Dec 12, 2013

Mandelas childhood village prepares for funeral

With preparations in the South African village of Qunu under way for the former president's funeral, local residents remember Nelson Mandela the man, not the legend. Duration: 02:13 Dec 12, 2013

Bangladesh clears way for execution of Islamist leader

People celebrate as Bangladesh's top court clears the way for the execution of Abdul Quader Molla, a senior Islamist leader charged with war crimes, just two days after he was given a last-minute reprieve from hanging. Duration: 00:35 Dec 12, 2013

Berlin recycled chic rebels against 'fast fashion'

While fashion giants H&M and Zara are increasingly dominating the high street, a group of Berlin designers is resisting "fast fashion" to create their own style of recycled chic. Duration: 02:06 Dec 12, 2013

Myanmar host city delights with Games

An electrifying opening ceremony at the Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar's remote capital has boosted faith that the nation is on the rise, quelling fears its "coming out" party at the event's opening ceremony would fall flat. Duration: 02:14 Dec 12, 2013

Swizterland aims to become world's 'digital safe'

In a massive underground bunker in a secret location in the Swiss Alps lies one of Switzerland's 55 data centres. Industry insiders predict the wealthy Alpine nation will soon be known as the world's data vault. Duration: 02:28 Dec 12, 2013

Tamchon Football Tournament attracts many spectators in New Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): The 7th annual Tamchon Football tournament, a 15-day carnival of football and cultural extravaganza, concluded on 30th November at the Dr. Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi. A total of 16 teams comprising of players from different northeastern states participated in the tournament to promote peace, friendship and unity among the youth of the country. The final match between Kangla Sanaroi Lup of Meitei and HMar FC attracted a large crowd. Dec 12, 2013

BJP fully committed, pass Lokpal Bill by Monday: Jaitley to Govt

New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday accused the UPA government for not being sincere in getting the Lokpal bill passed in parliament. Underlining that his party is fully committed to the passage of the bill, Jaitley said the BJP is ready to pass it without debate if it is presented as it was after the select committee's changes. Dec 12, 2013