Zambians react to the death of their president

Zambia's President Michael Sata -- nicknamed "King Cobra" for his sharp tongue and manner -- has died, according to officials, making his vice-president Africa's first white head of state in decades. Duration: 00:57 Oct 30, 2014

China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

A senior Hong Kong lawmaker is expelled from a prestigious Chinese government body, in a sign that Beijing will not tolerate dissent from loyalists over pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous city. Duration: 01:02 Oct 29, 2014

Brewer recreates old Belgian beer found in shipwreck

A Finnish brewery has recreated a Belgian beer from bottles that sank 170 years ago on a merchant ship in the Baltic Sea, giving connoisseurs a chance to taste the tipple of their great-great-great-grandfathers. Duration: 01:01 Oct 29, 2014

New wave of online delivery gains momentum

With start-ups like Postmates offering quick delivery of meals, groceries and other items through a smartphone app, the online world is delivering again. Duration: 01:39 Oct 29, 2014

Thai court dismisses case against British rights activist

A Thai court dismisses a defamation charge against a British activist in a case linked to a report he co-authored alleging severe labour abuses in Thailand's food industry, a key supplier to Western supermarkets. Duration: 00:45 Oct 29, 2014

Zimbabwean politician deplores "depressing picture" of Africa

Ex-Zimbabwe Minister of Finance Tendai Biti told AFP that Africa presents a "depressing picture" in terms of economy and political statistics, while his own country "remains an outpost of underdevelopment and political repression". Duration: 01:16 Oct 29, 2014

Mexican students: Iguala's Mayor to be arrested

Mexico's Attorney General, Jésus Murillo Karam, says the Mayor of Iguala, accused of being involved in the disappearance of 43 students over a month ago, will be arrested and held until the end of an investigation. Duration: 01:01 Oct 30, 2014

Key Hispanic vote wooed in US mid-terms race

Getting the Latino vote out in force - that's the goal of both camps at this year's mid-term elections. Colorado has one of the largest Hispanic populations in the US, a political powerhouse that could swing the outcome either way. Duration: 02:22 Oct 29, 2014