Cuban cigar maker predicts big U.S. market share

Cuban cigars are beloved and hard to come by in the U.S. But that may not be the case for long if America lifts its half-century-old ban against Cuban exports. At a news conference in Havana, Cuba, Feb 25, 2015

Gunmen kidnap Frenchwoman and Yemeni driver in Sanaa

A search is underway in Yemen's capital Sanaa where a French woman and her Yemeni driver were reportedly kidnapped on Tuesday morning. Officials say unidentified gunmen stopped their vehicle in the Feb 25, 2015

Crimea backs Mother Russia's tough love, one year on

One year after Crimea's annexation by Moscow from Ukraine, the Black Sea peninsula is struggling with the high cost of living and international isolation -- but most locals still say they are happy to have joined the motherland. Feb 25, 2015

Mystery tunnel baffles Toronto police

No one knows who dug the 30 foot long tunnel, complete with a power supply and sump pump, near the site of this year's Pan American games in Toronto. It was discovered last month. Inside, a rosary Feb 25, 2015

Movie directors inspire new fashion line

Fashion designers draw inspiration from many things. Movie directors and cinema fueled creations in The Blonds' latest collection on display at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York. Haughty faced Feb 24, 2015

UNHCR distributes aid to displaced Iraqis who fled Anbar

Displaced Iraqis who fled Anbar province's flashpoint al-Baghdadi district due to advances and a siege by Islamic State (IS) group militants, received aid from the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR)in Baghdad on Tuesday. Duration: 00:42 Feb 24, 2015

Charlie Hebdo team bites back with new issue

More than a month after jihadist gunmen massacred much of the Charlie Hebdo editorial staff, the magazine is back at work with another savage swipe at its favourite enemies. Duration: 00:59 Feb 24, 2015

French Jewish leader defends comments about young Muslims

The president of the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions reiterates comments about violence among young Muslims and says he "very much regrets" the decision of a Muslim council to boycott his organisation's dinner. Duration: 01:24 Feb 24, 2015