Rare exhibition of Byzantine art opens in Washington

An exhibition of art from the Byzantine Empire has opened at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. The show includes of spectacular icons, mosaics and sculptures, some which have never before been exhibited outside of Greece. Duration: 01:02 Oct 28, 2013

Fresh violence erupts across crisis-hit Bangladesh

Fresh violence erupted across Bangladesh on Monday, leaving at least four people dead as rival party activists clashed on the second day of a strike amid a mounting political crisis. Duration: 00:40 Oct 28, 2013

Fashion show on subway for Sao Paulo Fashion Week

A fashion show is organized on a subway in Sao Paulo for the opening of Latin America's most important fashion week, with models mingling with commuters in the unlikely setting. Duration: 01:23 Oct 28, 2013

WH: US mustn't gather intelligence 'just because we can'

The United States said on Monday it must better weigh the risks and rewards of its spying activities and that the fact it had the technical expertise to carry out certain espionage missions, did not mean that it should. Duration: 00:57 Oct 28, 2013

World's tallest man becomes happiest man on earth

Turkey's Sultan Kosen, at 2.51 metres (eight foot three) the world's tallest man, has wed a Syrian woman he called the "love of my life", though he towers over his 1.75-metre bride. Duration: 00: Oct 28, 2013

Trees litter London streets after storm

Nearly 300,000 homes were left without power in Britain and France on Monday and trains and planes were cancelled as a fierce storm battered the region, leaving at least four people dead. Oct 28, 2013

Rally in Ankara against court's refusal to detain policeman

Turkish police fired water cannon and tear gas Monday to disperse around 2,000 people protesting at a court's refusal to detain a policeman accused of killing a demonstrator during the popular unrest in June. Duration: 00:50 Oct 28, 2013

Saudi blocking Syria peace talks: Hezbollah chief

The head of powerful Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah and key Damascus ally Hassan Nasrallah on Monday accused Saudi Arabia of blocking a political solution to the conflict in Syria. Duration: 00:49 Oct 28, 2013

Kenya says nothing to hide in doping fight

Speaking on the sidelines of the Nairobi marathon, won by Kenneth Mung'ara, Athletics Kenya's VP David Okeyo says running is far too important for Kenya's international image and economy to be allowed to be ruined by doping. Duration: 01:03 Oct 28, 2013