Suicide bomber targets Tunisia hotel

A suicide bomber blew himself up on Wednesday on a beach in Tunisia's resort town of Sousse while security forces foiled another planned attack nearby, the interior ministry said. Duration: 0:27 Oct 30, 2013

Mirrors rescue sun-starved residents of Norwegian village

Sun-starved residents of a remote Norwegian village unveiled an ingenious mirror system on Wednesday in Rjukan, Norway to bring natural light to their mountain valley home, enveloped in darkness for half of the year. Duration: 0:27 Oct 30, 2013

Djiboutian troops give Somali hospital crucial supplies

Djiboutian troops serving under AMISOM, the African Union Peacekeeping mission for Somalia, have been donating much needed medical supplies to Somalia's Belet Wyene General Hospital, a lifeline for many residents. Duration: 0:38 Oct 30, 2013

Spain escapes recession in Q3 but concerns still high

After the announcement that Spain escaped from a two-year recession in the third quarter of this year, an economist from ICADE Business School in Madrid says the results are positive but Spain's public deficit is still worryingly high. Duration: 0:52 Oct 30, 2013

Countdown begins: 100 days to Sochi Winter Olympics

Russia began the 100 day countdown to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi on Wednesday, with International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach promising an "unforgettable" event despite a growing controversy over gay rights. Oct 30, 2013

Peace envoy Brahimi in talks with Syria's Assad

UN-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi met briefly with President Bashar al-Assad Wednesday, the third day of a Damascus visit aimed at bringing Syria's warring parties to the negotiating table. Oct 30, 2013

Former ECB chief Trichet worried by euro 'unease'

Jean-Claude Trichet, former chief of the European Central Bank and one of the architects of the Maastricht Treaty, adopted 20 years ago, says he is worried by EU-wide 'unease' concerning the euro, but remains optimistic that 'the story is not over.' Oct 30, 2013

UN warning over millions of teenage mothers

Around 7.3 million girls under the age of 18 give birth each year in developing countries, risking death and suffering that can only be addressed by changing social attitudes, a UN report said Wednesday. Oct 30, 2013