Dutch cartoonist calls for 'world cartoon war'

Dutch cartoonist Ruben L. Oppenheimer, whose drawings went viral in the wake of the Paris attacks, says the role of cartoonists is now more important than ever and he hopes for 'a world cartoon war.' Duration: 01:41 Jan 14, 2015

Nigerians react to Boko Haram's threat

Reactions in Nigeria's economic hub Lagos to the recent offensive launched by Boko Haram, which has proclaimed a "caliphate" in areas under its control in the northeast, and is now threatening neighbouring Niger, Chad and Cameroon. Duration: 01:16 Jan 14, 2015

Lexus returns to racing on unprecedented scale

Lexus announced a global racing effort at the Detroit Auto Show, to be led by new track-bred RCF GT3. Also revealed was the new GSF, with Lexus' general manager saying the plan is to burnish credentials of 'F-brand' performance cars. Duration: 00:56 Jan 14, 2015

Cuba frees 53 political prisoners as agreed in US deal

Haydee Gallardo and Angel Figueredo are 2 of the 53 political prisoners Cuba agreed to free in normalisation deal with US. Gallardo and Figueredo, who have been married for 38 years, spent 8 months in prison for "disorderly conduct". Duration: 01:28 Jan 14, 2015

Cartoonists draw the line in freedom of expression debate

Attacks on Charlie Hebdo put political cartoons in the spotlight, with a debate over where to draw the line when it comes to freedom of expression. ATTENTION: Contains image of Charlie Hebdo front cover depicting Prophet Mohammed. Duration: 02:26 Jan 14, 2015

UAE says OPEC will no longer shore up oil price

The United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday that OPEC will no longer move to shore up crude prices, arguing that rising North American shale oil output needed to be curbed. Duration: 00:44 Jan 14, 2015

Reactions in Beirut to new edition of Charlie Hebdo

This week's post-attack edition of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will be made available in six languages including English, Arabic and Turkish, the chief editor says. Beirut residents react. Duration: 01:10 Jan 14, 2015

Hollande leads ceremony to honour police killed in attacks

President Francois Hollande told grieving relatives of three police officers killed in Islamist attacks that they had "died so that we could live in freedom", as he decorated them posthumously in an emotional ceremony Tuesday. Duration: 00:54 Jan 14, 2015

US pledges deeper security ties with Pakistan

The US is set to step up its security and intelligence efforts as the Pakistani government moves against militants in its restive northwest, top diplomat John Kerry says on a visit after a shocking school massacre. Duration: 00:56 Jan 13, 2015

Tributes paid to French Muslim policeman at burial

French policeman Ahmed Merabet, a 40-year-old Muslim, has been buried in a Muslim cemetary outside Paris. He was coldly executed by gunmen as he lay injured on a Paris sidewalk as they fled Charlie Hebdo's offices. Duration: 01:49 Jan 13, 2015