Syrians race to build a robot to save people from snipers

Across the border from Syria, in the safety of Turkey, two engineers from Aleppo are racing to build a robot that can withstand sniper fire and rescue the injured in dangerous places, hopefully saving their lives. Duration: 1:59 Oct 18, 2013

London artist creates major works from tiny objects

London artist Joe Black is currently holding his first solo exhibition. Black uses hundreds of small common objects such as test tubes, toy soldiers and badges to create large works. Duration: 01:36 Oct 18, 2013

Greenpeace activists denied bail by Russian court

British Greenpeace activist Alexandre Harris broke down in tears in a Russian court after she was denied bail following her arrest for climbing onto a Russian oil rig. Canadian activist Alexandre Paul was also denied bail. Duration: 00:49 Oct 18, 2013

Japanese minister visits controversial war shrine

A cabinet minister is among scores of Japanese parliamentarians who pay tribute at a controversial war shrine in Tokyo, in a move likely to anger China and South Korea. Duration: 00:44 Oct 18, 2013

In Baltimore, French swimmer Agnel in Phelps' footsteps

A public pool in Baltimore is an unlikely venue for international swimming excellence. Formerly home to Michael Phelps, the Meadowbrook pool is now where top French swimmer Yannick Agnel is readying his bid for 2016 Olympic gold. Duration: 02:15 Oct 18, 2013

Rescuers find bodies after Laos air crash

Rescuers in Laos continue to find bodies after a plane plummeted into the Mekong River, killing all on board, in the country's worst known air disaster. Duration: 00:39 Oct 18, 2013

French court jails Somali pirates for 2009 hijack

French court has sentenced three Somali pirates to up to 12 years in prison for the 2009 hijacking of a French yacht which prompted a rescue operation by elite forces in which the skipper died. Duration: 00:55 Oct 18, 2013

Global power India will change the whole world: Hungarian PM

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday said that India was set to change the world scenario and break the delusion of the US. Orban is on a state visit with the aim to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries. Oct 17, 2013

Asaram undergoes medical potency test, lawyer calls its 'physical harassment' by doctors

Gandhinagar, Oct 17 (ANI): After Controversial godman Asaram underwent medical potency test in connection with a sexual assault case, his lawyer said that it was a kind of 'physical harassment' by the doctors and nurses and that it is a serious offence that an old man of such an age is forced to undergo such tests. Further, he said that nobody is allowed to touch anybody's private parts without his consent. Oct 17, 2013