Battle rages in key Syrian town under jihadist attack

Kurdish militia in Kobane came under renewed assault by the Islamic State group on Monday, as 20 jihadists were reported killed after entering the key Syrian town for the first time. Duration: 00:45 Oct 7, 2014

Germans teach Kurds to handle new guns for IS fight

On a dusty firing range outside the Iraqi Kurdish capital of Arbil, peshmerga fighters are trained to handle new weapons provided by Berlin for the fightback against jihadists from the Islamic State group. Duration: 00:55 Oct 7, 2014

Typhoon Phanfone slams into Japan

Strong typhoon Phanfone slams into Japan, packing gusting winds and huge waves and bringing travel chaos to a nation accustomed to dealing with nature's fury. Duration: 00:33 Oct 7, 2014

Ukraine welcomes top US diplomat to discuss crisis

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko met Monday US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland -- a hate figure in Moscow for her open backing of Kiev's Western aspirations -- in Kiev. Duration: 00:45 Oct 7, 2014

Hong Kong activists agree to talks as protests shrink

Hong Kong protest leaders said late Monday they had agreed to hold talks with the government as their numbers dwindled and they faced growing pressure to end their pro-democracy sit-in. Duration: 01:00 Oct 7, 2014

Kenyan president to attend International Criminal Court

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Monday he will go to the International Criminal Court, where he faces charges of crimes against humanity, becoming the first sitting president to appear. Duration: 00:54 Oct 7, 2014

Cameraman with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

An American freelance cameraman who contracted Ebola in Liberia arrived in the United States on Monday to receive treatment, the fifth US national to catch the deadly virus. Duration: 00:53 Oct 7, 2014

French PM bids to restore pro-business stance in London

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is on a mission in London to defend his government' economic reforms and pro-business stance in the face of a stream of criticism known as "French-bashing". Duration: 00:48 Oct 7, 2014

Filled killed in Indian Kashmir in heavy shelling

Indian and Pakistani security forces traded fire along their troubled frontier, leaving five civilians dead in Indian Kashmir and four in Pakistan, marring the Muslim festival of Eid, officials on the two sides said Monday. Duration: 00:34 Oct 6, 2014