Lampedusa overwhelmed with dead bodies

The cemetery on the remote island of Lampedusa has no space for the hundreds of corpses fished from the sea after a boat full of asylum seekers sank last week. Duration: 00:45 Oct 7, 2013

Desmond Tutu marks his birthday with volunteers

South African Nobel Prize winner Desmond Tutu joins a group of volunteers to clean up the Joe Slovo informal settlement near his home in the Milnerton area of Cape Town on his 82nd birthday. Duration: 01:18 Oct 7, 2013

Romanians take to streets to block gold mine plan

The prospect of a Canadian company opening Europe's largest gold mine at Rosia Montana in Transylvania has seen thousands take to the streets of the Romanian capital. Duration: 02:09 Oct 7, 2013

Maoists slain yet another innocent villager in Jharkhand

Palamu, Oct 7 (ANI): Acting with brazen impunity, Maoists have killed a villager in Jharkhand, triggering fear among the locals, Police have informed. The villager, Kameshwar Bhuiya, was killed by at least 10 to 15 Maoists. The Assistant Superintendent of Police, P Murugan, said that a case has also been registered but the Maoists had fled from the area. A relative of the deceased villager, Babu Lal, said that he was killed by the Maoists while he tried to save the lives of two villagers from them. Hundreds of people lose their life in the violence, perpetrated by the rebels. Oct 7, 2013

Kerry subs for Obama at APEC Summit in Bali

The US federal shutdown has stopped President Barack Obama from attending the two-day Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit on the Indonesian island of Bali, and another summit this week of East Asian leaders in Brunei. Duration: 01:00 Oct 7, 2013

Suicide bombers target Shiites in Iraq

Suicide bombers attacked a series of sites in Iraq on Sunday including a primary school, a police station in a Shiite village in the north of Iraq, and a mosque where Shiite pilgrims were gathered killing dozens. Duration: 00:34 Oct 7, 2013

Cellular breakthrough trio wins Nobel for medicine

James Rothman and Randy Schekman of the United States and Thomas Suedhof of Germany won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for groundbreaking work on how the cell organises its transport system. Duration: 00:31 Oct 7, 2013

Asian artists use Hong Kong as launchpad to fame

Southeast Asian artists are hoping to step out of China's shadow to conquer the art world with creations inspired by the tumultuous history of their native countries. Duration: 02:17 Oct 7, 2013

Dutch fishermen give eels new lease of life

On an autumn morning on a small Dutch canal, fisherman Aart van der Waal pulls up a fish trap stuffed with squirming eels -- not for the pot, but as part of a bold initiative to save the critically endangered species. Duration: 00:39 Oct 7, 2013

US credits Assad over Syria arms destruction

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad can take "credit" for moving quickly to eliminate his regime's chemical arms, US Secretary of State John Kerry says, after experts begin destroying the banned arms. Duration: 00:54 Oct 7, 2013

Russia kicks off torch relay for Sochi Games

Russian torchbearers set off Monday on history's longest Olympic torch relay ahead of February's Winter Games in Sochi, which will take the flame across the country and even put it on a deer sleigh. Duration: 00:43 Oct 7, 2013

Hong Kong journalists kicked out of APEC summit

APEC hosts Indonesia deny stifling press freedom after withdrawing the credentials of nine Hong Kong journalists for shouting questions at the Philippine leader, insisting that they posed a security threat. Duration: 01:20 Oct 7, 2013

Anti Telangana Stir: Seemandhra MPs meet PM, ask him to accept resignation

New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): As Andhra Pradesh is witnessing continuous violent protests, blackouts and curfew in wake of the proposed bifurcation of the state, Congress leaders and ministers from Seemandhra met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday and asked him to rethink on Telangana issue. Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Purandeshwari Devi said that she along with Surya Prakash Reddy, Chiranjeevi and Pallam Raju have requested the PM to accept their resignation tendered in protest of the decision to divide the state. Oct 7, 2013