Flash floods on Italy's Sardinia leave 18 dead

Italy declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after flash floods on the island of Sardinia left at least 18 people dead and forced hundreds to seek emergency shelter as the waters swept away bridges and flooded homes. Duration: 01:16 Nov 19, 2013

Fukushima operator gives first glimpse of fuel rod removal

The operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant offers the first glimpse of the operation to remove its fuel rods, the most dangerous job since the runaway reactors were brought under control two years ago. Duration: 00:42 Nov 19, 2013

Call for Zimbabwe diamond sanctions to be lifted

South Africa calls on countries to lift outstanding sanctions against Zimbabwean diamond producers, at the opening of the Kimberley Process plenary meeting in Johannesburg. Duration: 01:10 Nov 19, 2013

Chaotic scene as Toronto strips mayor of powers

Toronto city council voted Monday to strip Mayor Rob Ford of most of his remaining powers in further sanctions against him following admissions of crack smoking and binge drinking. Duration: 01:16 Nov 19, 2013

France ready to give everything against Ukraine

France are on the brink of missing out on next year's World Cup in Brazil, unless they can overturn a 2-0 deficit against Ukraine in the return leg of their qualifying play-off. Duration: 01:02 Nov 19, 2013

Philippines typhoon rips bodies from graves

Skulls lie on tombstones and a hand reaches out from a grave at a cemetery in the eastern Philippines, after a typhoon so powerful it pulled the dead from the earth. Duration: 01:11 Nov 19, 2013

UN climate talks Filipino delegate continues hunger strike

As UN climate talks enter their final week, Naderev Sano, a member of the Philippines Climate Change Commission Philippines, has reached the eighth day of a hunger strike he launched "in solidarity" with his countrymen. Duration: 01:10 Nov 19, 2013

Sonia Gandhi promises sports facilities to woo voters in Mizoram

Lunglei, Nov 18 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vowed to support sports initiatives in Mizoram, to woo voters ahead of assembly polls. Addressing voters in Lunglei city, Gandhi on Monday said that her party would support the sports initiatives so that the youth in the region receive proper training. Nov 18, 2013