Powerful Hurricane Odile lashes Mexico's Baja California

Hurricane Odile knocked down trees and power lines in Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Monday as thousands of tourists took refuge in hotels converted into shelters along popular resorts. Duration: 00:40 Sep 16, 2014

Italian Navy rescues dozens of boat migrants near Malta

As many as 500 migrants are feared to have drowned after traffickers rammed and sank their boat in what the International Organisation for Migration described Monday as "the worst shipwreck in years." Duration: 00:48 Sep 16, 2014

Iraqi forces and tribesmen retake a Sunni village from IS

Iraqi security forces and Sunni tribesmen retook areas in the northern town of Duluiyah from Islamic State militants. The town was seized by militants earlier in the year, but local forces later drove them out. Duration: 00:47 Sep 16, 2014

British PM warns Scots against vote for independence

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday pleaded with Scots to vote against independence and warned them of dire consequences otherwise in his most forceful speech yet ahead of this week's referendum. Duration: 00:56 Sep 16, 2014

Iraq wins pledge of military support against Islamic State

The world's top diplomats pledged Monday to support Iraq in its fight against Islamic State militants by "any means necessary," including "appropriate military assistance", as leaders stressed the urgency of the crisis. Duration: 00:51 Sep 16, 2014

UN troops withdraw from Syrian Golan

Hundreds of UN troops withdrew from the Syrian to the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan on Monday, two weeks after Al-Qaeda-linked rebels kidnapped dozens of the peacekeepers. Duration: 00:42 Sep 15, 2014

Netflix sets sights on European screens

US online streaming giant Netflix will launch the second phase of its European expansion plan on Monday as it sets about seducing French viewers with a "House of Cards"-style drama set in Marseille. Duration: 01:14 Sep 15, 2014

Sweden poll victor vows to form coalition without far-right

The winner of Sweden's election, Social Democrat leader Stefan Loefven, embarked Monday on the difficult task of forming a government while keeping his pledge to exclude the hugely strengthened far right party, the Sweden Democrats. Duration: 00:57 Sep 15, 2014