Kerry says US won't be 'played' by Iran

Secretary of State John Kerry says US will not take Iran at its word over pledges of openness on a believed nuclear weapons programme after Israel threatened to act against Tehran. Duration: 00:50 Oct 3, 2013

New Asterix album unveiled with all-new authors

The first Asterix album written without either of the two original authors has been unveiled in France, and sees the titular Gaul set off on a voyage through Scotland. Duration: 01:01 Oct 3, 2013

France opens probe into Assad uncle's assets

Paris prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into the assets of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's uncle, whom anti-corruption groups accuse of illegally obtaining a vast fortune and property empire. Duration: 01:15 Oct 3, 2013

Hong Kong's handcart heroes keep the city rolling

Handcarts are as much a part of the landscape in Hong Kong as the white van man in London or the bicycle courier in New York, and these simple old-fashioned contraptions help keep the modern city moving. Duration: 02:07 Oct 3, 2013

Charter plane crashes in Lagos with 20 on board

A Nigerian charter plane with 20 people on board suffered engine failure shortly after takeoff from Lagos on Thursday, crash-landing near an airport fuel depot and killing at least 14 people, officials said. Duration: 00:55 Oct 3, 2013

Venezuelans ponder economic situation under Maduro

Food shortages, rising living costs and corruption are affecting some Venezuelans’ support of President Nicolas Maduro, almost six months after he took over from the late Hugo Chavez. Duration: 0:57 Oct 3, 2013