Rebel fighters claim advancement in Aleppo - amvid

The battle is on for control in Syria's Aleppo province. New amateur video appears to show ongoing battles in the war-torn area. Rebels claim they've taken regime-held farmland known as al-Malah. A Feb 19, 2015

Art exhibition for blind people opens in Madrid

Jose Pedro Gonzalez lost his vision when he was 14-years old. Forty-two years later, he is viewing a painting by touch for the first time. SOUNDBITE: Jose Pedro Gonzalez, spokesman for Spain's Feb 19, 2015

Pope Francis leads Ash Wednesday service in Rome

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Pope Francis gave a homily encouraging tears and humility among Roman Catholic clergy during an Ash Wednesday mass at the Basilica of Santa Sabina in Rome. Feb 19, 2015

Golden treasure found off Israel's coast

A thousand-year-old treasure trove on the seabed in Caesarea, Israel - the largest gold coin stash ever found in the area. Some 2,000 coins from the Fatimid period of the 11th Century were raised Feb 19, 2015

Pope praises Italian coast guard for migrant rescue

Pope Francis thanks members of the Italian coast guard for their work in assisting hundreds of migrants stranded at sea. He hears tales of what they have seen. (SOUNDBITE) (Italian) UNNAMED ITALIAN Feb 19, 2015

Pelosi visits Havana

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi traveled to Cuba on Tuesday (February 18) with a delegation of congressional Democrats to engage Feb 19, 2015