HK police arrest employer of 'tortured' Indonesian maid

Police at Hong Kong airport arrest a woman who allegedly tortured two Indonesian domestic helpers, a day after thousands staged a march to call for better migrant worker rights in the city. Duration: 01:08 Jan 21, 2014

Torture in Syria

A 23-year-old Syrian activist, who endured 15 months of torture and ill treatment in Syria's notorious prisons, recalls her ordeal from the safety of Turkey and vows to continue to try to help those still languishing in jails. Duration: 01:50 Jan 21, 2014

Kiev protesters face off with police as president orders talks

Opposition protesters were Monday locked in a tense standoff with Ukrainian police in Kiev after bloody clashes that wounded over 200 people, as President Viktor Yanukovych called emergency talks to resolve the crisis. Duration: 00:31 Jan 21, 2014

East Timor takes Australia to top UN court over spying raid

East Timor has launched legal action against Australia at the UN's top court, alleging Australian intelligence officials illegally seized documents from a lawyer representing East Timor in a row over spying. Duration: 00:54 Jan 21, 2014

Ethiopia's Timkat draws crowds to ancient royal baths

Hundreds of people cloaked in white shrouds and chanting biblical hymns gather from the early hours at the holy baths in northern Ethiopia to celebrate Timkat, which marks the baptism of Jesus Christ in the River Jordan. Duration: 00:33 Jan 21, 2014

'Important day' as UN confirms Iran nuclear freeze: EU

The UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran's partial nuclear freeze. Images and soundbite of Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union before the meeting on Iran. Duration: 00:39 Jan 21, 2014

Five car bombs rock Baghdad, 18 killed

Five car bombs struck across several neighbourhoods in Baghdad on Monday killing at least 18 people and wounding dozens others, security and medical officials said. Duration: 00:19 Jan 20, 2014

Strong 6.3-earthquake hits New Zealand

The giant eagle from the Hobbit movie falls to the ground at Wellington airport after New Zealand is jolted by an earthquake. Duration: 00:37 Jan 20, 2014

Jihadists in online threat to Sochi Olympics

In a video posted on a well-known jihadi forum, two men believed to have been suicide bombers in last month's deadly bombings in Volgograd, threaten the Sochi Olympics with acts of terror. Duration: 00:45 Jan 20, 2014

13 dead in fresh suicide attack in Pakistan

A Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 13 people in a market, close to Pakistan's military headquarters, a day after one of the deadliest attacks on security forces in recent years. Duration: 00:56 Jan 20, 2014

Syrian President Assad in exclusive AFP interview

In an exclusive interview with AFP, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has said that the "war on terror" must be the focus of Geneva II and there was "significant" chance he would seek a new term. Duration: 01:32 Jan 20, 2014

Kejriwal remains a protester, has failed to be an administrator: Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Reacting on the Aam Aadmi Party's dharna near Rail Bhawan, former IPS Officer Kiran Bedi on Monday said that Arvind Kejriwal has failed to be an administrator and remains a protester. Bedi took a dig at Kejriwal saying people elected his party to govern and not to break laws. Jan 20, 2014

DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely hits out at AAP

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Saturday lashed out at the Aam Aadmi Party and said that Arvind Kejriwal was sitting in dharna only to defend and protect his ministers. Jan 20, 2014