UN refugee chief: World should help _generous_ Kurdistan

The head of the UN_s refugee agency praised Iraq_s autonomous region of Kurdistan for welcoming hundreds of thousands of displaced people and urged the world to offer it _massive_ support during a visit on Thursday. Duration: 00:58 Jul 18, 2014

French Jewish immigrants arrive in Israel amid Gaza crisis

Around 400 Jewish men, women and children arrived in Israel from France on Wednesday to immigrate and settle in the Jewish state. Despite the ongoing conflict with Gaza a few dozen of the newcomers are set to reside in Ashdod. Duration: 00:44 Jul 18, 2014

China's migrants rally for their children to get an education

Migrants flowing from the poverty-stricken countryside to the cities have been the engine of China's decades-long economic boom but many of their children are denied an education because of China's latest development plan. Duration: 00:48 Jul 18, 2014

Ukraine leader says airline crash _terrorist act_

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko believes that pro-Russian insurgents had shot down a Malaysian Airlines jet in the rebel-held east, and views it as a _terrorist act_, his official spokesman tweeted Thursday. Duration: 00:37 Jul 18, 2014

Afghan poll audit starts after Taliban raid airport

Afghanistan on Thursday began a massive audit of 8.1 million ballots cast in the run-off round of its controversial presidential vote, hours after a brazen Taliban raid on Kabul_s airport. Duration: 00:39 Jul 17, 2014

Gazans race to get money, supplies during lull in fighting

The people of Gaza City immediately took advantage of a tentative ceasefire with Israel on Thursday, taking to the streets in their cars and forcing police to try to negotiate the traffic jams that suddenly formed. Duration: 01:09 Jul 17, 2014