Obama appeals for reform of gun ownership laws

President Barack Obama uses a memorial service for the victims of America's latest mass shooting to make another impassioned appeal to reform gun ownership laws. Duration: 01:17 Sep 23, 2013

Typhoon Usagi brings flight chaos to Hong Kong

Transport systems are reduced to chaos and tens of thousands of airline passengers stranded in Hong Kong after Typhoon Usagi hit southern China, killing 25 people. Duration: 01:18 Sep 23, 2013

Kenyan troops battle to save mall hostages

Heavy gunfire and loud explosions erupted at Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall Monday as Kenyan troops fought Al Qaeda-linked gunmen who were holding hostages after massacring dozens of people. People are running away and journalists are hiding to protect themselves. Duration: 01:15 Sep 23, 2013

Cambodia PM defies opposition boycott of parliament

Cambodia's parliament convenes amid heavy security despite a boycott by the opposition, as the country is gripped by political crisis following disputed elections that led to mass protests and violence. Duration: 01:05 Sep 23, 2013

Funeral of Israeli soldier shot dead in Hebron

Israelis buried a soldier who died on Sunday after being shot by a suspected Palestinian gunman in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. The soldier was killed days after another Palestinian killed a soldier in a separate incident. Duration: 00:43 Sep 23, 2013

Triumphant Merkel says 'open' to tie-up with rivals

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is"open" to negotiations with her centre-left rivals on forming a coalition government after triumphantly romping to victory in elections but losing her current allies. Duration: 01:24 Sep 23, 2013

Kerry meets Hague ahead of UN General Assembly

US Secretary of State John Kerry met UK Foreign Minister William Hague in New York ahead of the United Nation's General Assembly session this week as police tighten up security in the city. Duration: 00:34 Sep 23, 2013

Clashes after Israeli soldier shot dead in Hebron

Israel's forces fire rubber bullets at stone-throwing Palestinians in clashes in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, as troops hunt for the suspected killer of an Israeli soldier. Duration: 00:48 Sep 23, 2013