Roma teen assaulted in France fights for his life

A gruesome vigilante assault on a Roma teenager who is now fighting for his life has shocked France, with President Francois Hollande dubbing the savage beating an "unspeakable and unjustifiable" act. Jun 18, 2014

Giant Asia telecom fair opens in Singapore

One of Asia's largest telecommunication fairs opened Tuesday in Singapore, showcasing next-generation broadcast, phone and other communications technology. Duration: 00:28 Jun 18, 2014

Uganda fights HIV with rubber band circumcision

With trousers around his ankles, Justin Igalla awaits a tight rubber band for his foreskin, an innovative non-surgical technique rolling out in several African nations to encourage circumcision and cut HIV infection rates. Duration: 02:44 Jun 18, 2014

British government to reopen embassy in Tehran

Britain plans to reopen its embassy in Iran, Foreign Secretary William Hague announced Tuesday, as the West steps up its engagement with Tehran amid rapid jihadist advances in neighbouring Iraq. Duration: 00:45 Jun 18, 2014

Syria govt retakes strategic town on Turkey border

Syria's army said Sunday it had recaptured the strategic town of Kasab and the only border crossing with Turkey in Latakia province, after it fell to rebels almost three months ago. Duration: 00:56 Jun 17, 2014

Kenyan coastal town residents stunned by Shebab assault

At least 49 people have been killed after militants from Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab stormed into a Kenyan coastal town, attacking a police station, hotels and homes and singling out non-Muslims for execution. Duration: 00:52 Jun 17, 2014