Ashura commemorations begin in Baghdad

Ceremonies marking the anniversary of the death of Imam Hussein, a key figure in Shiite Islam began Wednesday evening in Baghdad. Duration: 00:37 Nov 13, 2013

Camel breeders count losses in Rajasthan

For Rajasthan's camel herders the Pushkar fair is the one time of the year for them to sell off their young camels. But with demand for the animals in steady decline, many are returning home out of pocket and with unsold camels. Duration: 02:33 Nov 13, 2013

JFK's daughter becomes US ambassador to Japan

Caroline Kennedy, the lone surviving child of slain US president John F. Kennedy, calls Japan "our most important ally" in Asia as she takes up the post of ambassador to Japan. Nov 13, 2013

Germany under EU scrutiny over trade surplus

The European Commission places Germany under scrutiny for its international trade surplus, seen as an obstacle to recovery across the rest of Europe. Duration: 00:44 Nov 13, 2013

Ukraine EU deal in jeopardy after parliament stalemate

Ukraine's prospects of signing a historic deal with the European Union suffered a severe blow on Wednesday after its parliament failed to agree a bill that would allow the release of jailed ex-premier Yulia Tymoshenko. Duration: 01:04 Nov 13, 2013

Relief effort intensifies in the Philippines

Volunteers pitch in to help with aid efforts across the Philippines as the UN launches an appeal for more than $300 million and the US military mobilises its ships and troops. Duration: 01:36 Nov 13, 2013