US diplomat urges all parties in Ukraine to respect ceasefire

"We know that (the ceasefire) is not being implemented today. The shooting has not stopped," visiting US State Department official Victoria Nuland told a group of Kiev students after talks with Ukraine's new pro-Western team. Duration: 00:48 Oct 8, 2014

Syria border town 'about to fall' as hundreds dead

Jihadists are on the verge of seizing the key Syrian border town of Kobane, Turkey warned Tuesday, after a three-week assault by the Islamic State group that has killed hundreds. Duration: 00:51 Oct 8, 2014

Erdogan: ground troops needed to beat IS group in Kobane

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday that the Syrian border town of Kobane is on the verge of falling to jihadists, saying a ground operation was needed to defeat the militants. Duration: 00:40 Oct 8, 2014

Brazil's Rousseff, Neves chase run-off votes

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves are reading up their campaigns for a tight run-off election, vying for the support of frustrated voters demanding change amid an economic slowdown. Duration: 02:16 Oct 7, 2014

Anguish and fear at Spain hospital where Ebola spread

At Madrid's La Paz-Carlos III hospital, where a Spanish nurse became the first person to contract Ebola outside of Africa, anxious staff gather in small groups to discuss their anger and dismay over the case. Duration: 01:03 Oct 7, 2014

Frenchman fights for return of sister from Syria

A young Frenchman is fighting for the return of his sister, a 15-year old school girl, who he claims left France to join the Jihadist Al-Nusra group in Syria after being in touch with an internet recruiting network. Duration: 01:00 Oct 7, 2014

Somali troops secure key port after capture from Shebab

Somali military commanders Monday celebrated the capture of the last major port held by Islamist Shebab insurgents, as the government secured control of the town for the first time in over two decades. Duration: 01:25 Oct 7, 2014

Stampede victims record their statement in Patna

Patna, Oct 07 (ANI): An enquiry committee conducted an open court hearing for the stampede victims in Patna on Tuesday in which 32 people were killed on the occasion of Dussehra on October 03.Most of the killed were women and a few children. Officials had said the stampede happened as people were leaving at the end of the event. Additional Director General of Police, Gupteshwar Pandey, who was present at the hearing, said they will take any decision only after they have heard the grievances of all the victims. Patna police had said some people reported that had they heard a rumour that a live electric wire had fallen on the public ground and it quickly spread through the crowd, prompting a rush for the gates. Home Secretary of Bihar, Amir Subhani, was also present to listen to people’s problems and recording their statements. Oct 7, 2014