Trial of Bolshoi dancer over acid attack postponed

The trial of Bolshoi dancer Pavel Dmitritchenko and two co-defendants, accused of staging an acid attack on the head of the Moscow ballet, was postponed until October 29 due to the absence of the lawyer of one of the three defendants. Duration: 00:37 Oct 22, 2013

France tells US snooping must stop

France has formally told the United States to stop snooping on the telephone calls of French citizens but signalled it wanted to cool a row over the issue. Duration: 00:36 Oct 22, 2013

Germany trains Syria chemical team in Bavaria

Members of the the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the body that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize, are headed straight to the Syrian frontline, some as early as this week. Duration: 01:32 Oct 22, 2013

Turkish students protest construction on their campus

Clashes continued on the campus of Ankara's Middle East Technical University (ODTU) on Monday as students gathered to protest the removal of trees for construction on a road passing through the campus. Duration: 00:50 Oct 22, 2013

Hurricane Raymond threatens hard-hit Mexican coast

Hurricane Raymond swirled off Mexico's Pacific coast Monday, forcing schools to close and more than 1,000 people to leave homes in a region reeling from recent deadly floods and landslides. Duration: 00:33 Oct 22, 2013

Election of Miss Transsexual Brazil in Rio

Brazil elected its most dashing transsexual on Monday night, after three hours of musical performances and cat-walks in bikinis and ball gowns. Duration: 01:05 Oct 22, 2013

Japan researchers unveil latest robotic creations

Robot researchers in Japan present their latest inventions, including one humanoid proving what entertainers from Elvis Presley to Miley Cyrus knew all along: the secret is in the hips. Duration: 01:00 Oct 22, 2013