Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2014 opens

The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair opened its doors for the 2014 edition on Wednesday in the United Arab Emirate with 1,200 participants publishing in different languages. Duration: 00:54 May 1, 2014

UN stresses gravity of the situation in war-torn Sudan

Top UN rights officials vowed Wednesday to do everything in their power to prevent conflict-wracked South Sudan from sliding into genocide, and warned the warring factions they would be held responsible if famine breaks out. Duration: 00:47 May 1, 2014

Kiev protesters paint symbolic giant map of Ukraine

Young protesters have painted a symbolic map of Ukraine in front of the parliament building in Kiev. The "map of Ukraine's losses" is a protest against the central government's passivity in the eastern regions. Duration: 00:57 May 1, 2014

South Africans in UK get to vote early in general election

South Africans living in London vote, a week before their country's May 7 general election, which comes 20 years after its first ever all-race, democratic election ended decades of racial oppression under the apartheid system. Duration: 00:58 May 1, 2014

UN aid chief in war-torn S.Sudan meets with rebel leader

The United Nations' aid chief in war-torn South Sudan Tuesday held talks with rebel leader Riek Machar before vowing to do everything possible to prevent the country from sliding into genocide. Duration: 00:45 May 1, 2014

Rebels lift siege of police HQ in Ukraine's Lugansk

Pro-Russian insurgents Wednesday lifted an armed siege of a regional police headquarters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk, after the chief officer agreed to resign. Duration: 00:59 Apr 30, 2014

Oklahoma delays execution after first is botched

An American murderer dies of a heart attack more than 40 minutes after his execution was halted due to a botched lethal injection, leading Oklahoma to postpone the execution of a second inmate. Duration: 00:32 Apr 30, 2014