Early Warhol works go on sale in Hong Kong

More than 40 works by Andy Warhol go on display in Hong Kong for a sale aimed at introducing Chinese collectors to the American pop artist known for his Mao portraits. Duration: 01:31 Sep 13, 2013

Ship carrying 20 tonnes of cannabis intercepted at sea

Around 20 tonnes of cannabis resin has been found on board a commercial vessel searched by French naval forces in the Mediterranean, according to police sources, who said that the haul had been set on fire by the crew as the ship was boarded. Duration: 00:21 Sep 12, 2013

Malian army reports deadly clashes with 'bandits'

At least two Malian soldiers were wounded as the army exchanged fire with "bandits", killing three during security operations near the Mauritanian border, security sources said on Thursday. Duration: 00:41 Sep 12, 2013

Brazil president: oil profit to go to education

On a visit to a shipyard used by state oil company Petrobras Wednesday, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff confirmed that royalties from the country's offshore oil reserves will be spent on education and healthcare. The law sending 75 per cent of the profits to education was signed Monday, and should see 112 billion reais (around 37 billion euros) spent over the next ten years. Duration: 01:24 Sep 12, 2013

Families of French hostages in Niger plan march

The families of three French hostages held in Niger say they will go on an 18-kilometre march to remind the world of their loved ones' fate, three years after they were kidnapped. Duration: 00:50 Sep 12, 2013

Tough traffic ban leaves Baghdadis frustrated

New regulations to bar half of Baghdad's cars from the roads depending on licence plates, have left residents frustrated, with many doubtful that the rules will achieve the aim of curbing car bombs. Duration: 00:51 Sep 12, 2013

Suu Kyi says unable to stop anti-Muslim violence in Myanmar

Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said it was not up to her to stop anti-Muslim violence in her country, but that the solution was to install the rule of law. "It's not something that I alone could do, but I think what this whole society has to strive to do," the democracy icon told reporters in Warsaw during a tour of central Europe. Duration: 01:00 Sep 12, 2013

Merkel backs German car sector on campaign stop

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday defended Germany's big-hitting carmaking industry which is battling new EU environmental rules, on an election campaign stop at a major auto show. Duration: 00:33 Sep 12, 2013