Thriving BMW unveils new models at Detroit auto show

German premium carmaker BMW unveiled updated versions of its sporty M3 and M4 models at the Detroit auto show. The automaker sold 1.96 millions vehicles in 2013, more than ever before. Duration: 00:54 Jan 14, 2014

South Sudan's Malakal residents flee fighting

Government troops in South Sudan advanced Monday on Bor, the last state capital still in rebel hands, as peace talks appeared to make little progress. In the town of Malakal in Upper Nile state, most of the civilians have fled. Duration: 01:21 Jan 14, 2014

Turkish president meets opposition amid judicial row

Turkey's president Abdullah Gul met Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday after holding talks with opposition leaders on the embattled premier's controversial bid to curb judges' powers. Duration: 00:52 Jan 14, 2014

Belgian tobacconists expecting boost in French custom

On the Belgian side of the Franco-Belgian border, tobacconists are expecting a boost in French custom following a rise in the cost of cigarettes which came into force in France on Monday. Duration: 00:43 Jan 14, 2014

UN's Ban urges Iraq to suspend use of death penalty

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged Iraqi leaders to place a moratorium on the death penalty. The suggestion met a cool response from Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. Duration: 00:29 Jan 13, 2014

Morocco Berbers mark New Year, call for national holiday

Thirty months after winning official recognition for their ancient Amazigh-language in a new constitution, Morocco's Berbers are pushing for January 13, when they celebrate their New Year, to be made a public holiday. Duration: 00:57 Jan 13, 2014

Egypt Brotherhood charities struggle amid crackdown

A crackdown by Egypt's authorities on the Muslim Brotherhood has left hundreds of Islamic charities struggling for funds, but the move could backfire during this week's referendum on a new constitution. Duration: 01:04 Jan 13, 2014