Germany's Merkel arrives in Ottawa, meets PM Harper

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived late Monday (February 9) in Ottawa, Canada where met with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Earlier in the day Feb 10, 2015

A night at the Opera House for Putin in Cairo

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Egypt on Monday (February 9) for a two-day visit to discuss ways to advance bilateral relations, in addition to Feb 10, 2015

Pleas for help as Albania hit by floods

An uneasy calm in Albania as floodwaters block homes. Houses are flooded. Many need to wear boots just to walk through their homes. Streets have turned to rivers offering a chance for fun for some Feb 10, 2015

Smith wins four Grammys, "Boyhood" takes the top BAFTA

Heartbreak paid off handsomely for British soul singer Sam Smith, who won four Grammy awards including record and song of the year for his anthem "Stay With Me." The 22-year-old was also anointed best Feb 10, 2015

An "angel" flies in St. Mark's Square

The flight of the Angel marvels visitors in Venice's St. Mark's square. It's one of the highlights of the city's famous 17-day carnival. Tens of thousands are attending this year's festivities... Feb 10, 2015

Roaring performances at Lion Dance competition

It's a test of skill and acrobatics and the teams at the 8th International Lion Dance competition in Singapore have it all. Fourteen teams from 10 nations bring their ferocious lions to life ... Feb 10, 2015

Morocco's King Mohamed visits France

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: French President Francois Hollande received the Moroccan King Mohammed VI at the Elysee palace in Paris Monday. The two leaders discussed the fight against Feb 10, 2015

"We are already desperate" - refugee in Ukraine

They wait in the train station in Slaviansk-- refugees from the war in eastern Ukraine. Many do not know what's next. Tents have been set up offering help to those who left everything behind. They Feb 10, 2015

Hundreds mourn Egyptian "martyr" soccer fan

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Hundreds of Egyptians swelled the streets of Cairo on Monday (February 9) for the funeral of a soccer fan killed outside a stadium in the capital city, with mourners Feb 10, 2015

Obama: No extension on Iran talks

ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday extending the March deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran would not be useful if Iran does not agree to a basic framework. Feb 10, 2015

Free hugs bring smiles in Bolivia

A hug can make everything better. That's the theme behind a nationwide campaign in Bolivia aiming to make people happier. Dressed as zebras, volunteers hit a central square in La Paz with their arms Feb 10, 2015

Obama defends decision not to meet Netanyahu

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday defended his decision not to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his upcoming Washington visit as following Feb 10, 2015