Franc surge casts shadow on Geneva luxury watch fair

Geneva's luxury watch show where shop owners search out such brands as Cartier and Piaget opened Monday under a cloud as the franc surged after the Swiss central bank abandoned its bid to hold down its value. Duration: 01:08 Jan 21, 2015

Not gloom for all amid long queues and scarcities in Venezuela

Galloping inflation and struggling economy have caused long queues at Venezuelan supermarkets amid scarcities. But those with an eye for an opportunity are making money off the crisis, queuing all day, buying and then reselling goods. Duration: 01:48 Jan 21, 2015

Danish wing of German anti-Islamist movement holds rally

The Danish wing of Germany's anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement staged its first rallies on Monday, drawing several hundred people in the capital and in other cities although marchers were outnumbered by counter-demonstrators. Duration: 00:33 Jan 21, 2015

Yemen militia clash with army

Shiite militia clashed with Yemen's army and fired on a convoy carrying the prime minister on Monday as pressure mounted on the embattled government of President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi. Duration: 00:34 Jan 21, 2015

Trial of alleged ivory kingpin gets underway in Kenya

When Kenyan police seized a truck packed with over 200 elephant tusks last year, the bust led to the rare arrest of suspected ivory kingpin Feisal Mohamed Ali. Activists hope Ali's trial will shine a light on the shadowy supply chain. Duration: 02:38 Jan 21, 2015

Deadly attacks drive Pakistan coffin boom

A grim economic lifeline has emerged from northwest Pakistan's raging Islamist insurgency for some enterprising locals -- a boom in coffin sales. Duration: 01:05 Jan 21, 2015

Japan PM demands immediate release of IS hostages

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe demands that the Islamic State group immediately free two Japanese hostages unharmed after the jihadists posted a video threat to kill them. Duration: 00: 52 Jan 20, 2015