Experts at e-cigarette summit ponder need for regulation

Switching to e-cigarettes could save millions of smokers' lives, a conference on the rapidly expanding use of the devices heard Tuesday, though some delegates warned more research on the health effects is needed. Duration: 01:13 Nov 12, 2013

Prince Charles still heir to throne on 65 birthday

Britain's heir to the throne Prince Charles can draw his state pension from Thursday when he turns 65 -- despite having yet to start the job he has eyed for a lifetime. Duration: 02:17 Nov 12, 2013

Aid convoy reaches Yarmuk refugee camp in Damascus

The Syrian government and the Palestine Liberation Organisation are negotiating an end a months-long army siege of the Yarmuk refugee camp in Damascus, Palestinian officials told AFP on Tuesday. Duration: 00:32 Nov 12, 2013

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' premiere heats up rainy London

Actress Jennifer Lawrence greeted fans in London's Leicester Sqaure on Monday evening for the world premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,' the second in the series of film adaptations of the novels by Suzanne Collins. Duration: 01:07 Nov 12, 2013

India says farewell to Tendulkar

Record-breaking batsman Sachin Tendulkar is retiring from cricket after playing his 200th Test match this week in Mumbai. The 40-year-old's remarkable career has won him millions of adoring fans both in India and abroad. Duration: 02:19 Nov 12, 2013

Mortar fire kills school children in Damascus

Nine children were killed and 27 people wounded when mortar rounds hit a school and a school bus in the Syrian capital Damascus on Monday, another four students were killed when a mortar hit the vehicle they were in. Duration: 00:35 Nov 12, 2013

UN calls for $300m for humanitarian aid to Philippines

The UN launched an appeal for a third of a billion dollars on Tuesday as US and British warships steamed towards the typhoon-ravaged Philippines where well over 10,000 people are feared dead. Duration: 01:06 Nov 12, 2013

Flawless pink diamond up for auction in Geneva

A flawless 59.60-carat pink diamond known as the "Pink Star" goes under the hammer at a Sotheby's in Geneva Wednesday with auctioneers hoping to fetch a record $60 million (49 million euros). Duration: 00:57 Nov 12, 2013

US warships sail from HK to Philippines

A US aircraft carrier and supporting ships hastily sail from Hong Kong as part of an international effort to save famished survivors in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines. Nov 12, 2013

Detained Greenpeace activists moved to St. Petersburg

Russia on Tuesday transferred by train 30 detained crew members of a Greenpeace protest ship, moving them from the Arctic Circle city of Murmansk where they had been held since late September to Saint Petersburg. Duration: 01:00 Nov 12, 2013

Venezuelan crowned Miss Universe in Moscow

A 25-year-old Venezuelan television presenter, Gabriela Isler, on Saturday was crowned Miss Universe in Moscow in a glittering ceremony. Duration: 01:16 Nov 12, 2013