Obama on Ukraine: A diplomatic path for now

U.S. President Barack Obama hosts German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House against a back drop of war raging in eastern Ukraine. While Obama is facing mounting pressure at home to arm Feb 10, 2015

Samba school rehearses for Carnival

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) One of Rio de Janeiro's top samba schools shakes things up in a technical rehearsal ahead of the annual Carnival parade competition through the city's famed Feb 10, 2015

Al Baghdadi shown for first time in Boko Haram video

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau vows that the group will defeat the regional armed forces. In a second of the latest videos, images of the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, are shown. Duration: 00:37 Feb 9, 2015

Obama: Russia violated previous Ukraine agreement

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama meeting with Germany's Angela Merkel at the White House, said it was clear Russia had violated the previous ceasefire agreement Feb 9, 2015

Strauss-Kahn takes the stage in French pimping trial

Disgraced ex-IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn, whose presidential hopes were torpedoed by a sex scandal, takes the stand at a French pimping trial Tuesday in a bid to convince judges he was not at the core of a prostitution ring. Duration: 01:10 Feb 9, 2015

Qatar 'will not stop' sport drive after World Cup

Tiny Qatar "will not stop" bidding for major international sporting events after the 2022 World Cup and a potential Olympics, the head of the country's most powerful sports organisation told AFP in an interview. Duration: 00:50 Feb 9, 2015

Concordia captain facing prison as trial wraps up

Captain Francesco Schettino stands accused of manslaughter and abandoning ship. Reportedly ill with a high temperature, he came to court to hear his defense team's closing arguments. Schettino was Feb 9, 2015

Obama, Merkel meet to discuss Ukraine crisis

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Barack Obama met on Monday at the White House with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the crisis in Ukraine and the best path to take to Feb 9, 2015

Could drones replace waiters?

STORY: Your order's coming right up ... thanks to this drone. It's called "Infinium Serve" and could be the next generation of waiters serving you. At a recent demonstration in Singapore, patrons at Feb 9, 2015