Crimeans rush to withdraw cash as referendum looms

Crowds in Crimea queued outside banks as a looming referendum to break away from Ukraine and join Russia sowed panic and confusion among ordinary residents hit with withdrawal limits. Duration: 00:33 Mar 14, 2014

Ukraine forms new volunteer defence force

Ukraine's parliament voted unanimously to create a new National Guard of 60,000 volunteers who could stand up in the face of Russia's expansionist threat. Duration: 01:21 Mar 14, 2014

Cameron in Bethlehem calls for a two-state solution

British Prime Minister David Cameron and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas speak to reporters after their meeting in Bethlehem, with Cameron calling for a two-state solution. Duration: 00:35 Mar 14, 2014

Paris police take measures to help combat pollution

Nearly a third of the 22 regions in mainland France are on a maximum pollution alert. Police in Paris have been trying to bring down pollution levels by diverting traffic from the city and enforcing lower speed restrictions. Duration: 00:53 Mar 14, 2014

Turkey PM accuses his opponents of being 'charlatans'

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused his opponents of trying to stir up chaos ahead of key local elections later this month, a day after clashes in which two people died. Duration: 00:36 Mar 14, 2014

Kerry says little doubt Crimea will vote to join Russia

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Russia on Thursday that Washington and Europe were preparing a tough response to a breakaway vote in Ukraine's Crimea, depending on how Moscow reacts. Duration: 00:41 Mar 14, 2014

Police back on the stand as Pistorius trial continues

A picture of Oscar Pistorius' bloodied prosthetic legs was shown at his trial for murder in Pretoria on Thursday, as the state prosecutor suggested an alternative explanation for why Paralympian kicked the locked toilet door on the night in question. Mar 13, 2014