Embattled Erdogan rallies Berlin's Turkish community

Wracked by a damaging corruption scandal at home, a defiant Turkish prime minister took his election campaign to the streets of Berlin Tuesday, seeking to rally Germany's vast Turkish community. Duration: 00:47 Feb 6, 2014

China's military rise prominent in 2014 IISS defence outlook

The rise in Asian power, unrest in The Central African Republic and cyber security were all topics top of the agenda during the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Military Balance 2014 annual assessment. Duration:00:57 Feb 6, 2014

Carmakers hope for better days at morose India Auto Show

Global car manufacturers jostled for attention at the opening of the Indian Auto Expo on Wednesday, attempting to revive buyers' interest in a local market that is contracting for the first time in a decade. Duration: 00:47 Feb 6, 2014

Bosnia celebrates 30th anniversary of Sarajevo Games

Thirty years ago Sarajevo was the host of the 1984 Winter Olympics. A ceremony to remember the event was held in Jahorina on Saturday, during which national ski star Zana Novakovic lit a symbolic torch. Duration: 01:02 Feb 6, 2014

Iraqi forces make slow progress in Ramadi

Iraqi security forces and pro-government tribal fighters are making slow progress in Ramadi, retaking several neighbourhoods that had been militant strongholds in recent days, according to officers and an AFP journalist. Duration: 00:30 Feb 6, 2014

Sharapova returns to childhood tennis court in Sochi

Tennis star Maria Sharapova on Wednesday visited the Sochi tennis court where she first played the game as a child. A wall which Sharapova used to practise against has now been covered with a huge mural bearing her image. Duration: 01:12 Feb 6, 2014

Olympics: Villagers say homes destroyed by Games

Sochi's Olympic make-over comes after years of construction work in and around the city. And many residents in the region say they're paying the price for the Games. Duration: 02:24 Feb 6, 2014

Ukraine activists steadfast despite Russian warnings

Protesters in Kiev have come up with a novel way to torment riot police -- blasting non-stop news from an opposition television channel projected onto a giant white sheet behind their barricade. Duration: 00:51 Feb 5, 2014

UN watchdog slams Vatican's child abuse record

The UN denounced the Vatican on Wednesday for failing to stamp out systematic child abuse and called on the Church to remove all clergy suspected of raping or molesting children. Duration: 01:04 Feb 5, 2014