Female arm wrestlers flex muscles for charity in DC

Stacked up on bourbon and cigarettes, 'Amy Smackhouse' goes head-to-head with 'Dona Diabla' in a bout of female arm-wrestling- all the profits made from the bets are donated to a community school. Duration: 01:20 Jul 1, 2014

World Cup: President Bachelet honours Chilean squad

Thousands of fans took to the streets of Santiago on Sunday to watch their footballing heroes return home from an impressive World Cup campaign, which finished with a devastating penalty shootout loss to hosts Brazil. Duration: 00:47 Jul 1, 2014

Israel: African migrants clash with police.

More than 1,000 illegal African immigrants in Israel staged a sit-in Saturday near the southern border with Egypt after a protest march against conditions in their internment camp. Duration: 00:51 Jul 1, 2014

Faith trumps birth control in US Supreme Court ruling

Family-owned private companies can deny birth control coverage in their employee health care plans, the US Supreme Court says in a ruling seen by some as a victory for religious freedom. Duration: 01:02 Jul 1, 2014

30 migrants found dead as refugee boats arrive in Italy

The deaths of 30 boat migrants sparked anger and frustration in Italy on Monday, as critics accused the government of failing to deal with an immigration crisis which has seen over 5,000 people rescued in the last 24 hours. Duration: 00:30 Jul 1, 2014

Two Tunisians abducted in Libya freed

A Tunisian diplomat and a fellow embassy staffer abducted in Libya earlier this year are freed by their abductors after months in captivity. Duration: 01:20 Jul 1, 2014

Japan pushes on with military reform despite public anger

Pacifist Japan is pressing ahead with divisive plans to loosen restrictions on its military, a top government spokesman said Monday, despite widespread public anger and a protester's horrific suicide bid. Duration: 00:49 Jul 1, 2014

Ramadan begins in Iraq

While battles with Sunni extremist militants continued to grip the country, Iraqis began fasting for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Shoppers were out Monday morning buying provisions. Duration: 00:55 Jun 30, 2014

Malaysian Muslims feast in Kuala Lumpur

Muslims, taking part in the holy month of Ramadan, enjoy an outdoor feast as night falls in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur. Duration: 00:32 Jun 30, 2014

Turkey's Erdogan expected to unveil presidential bid Tuesday

Turkey's ruling party is expected to name Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as its candidate in August presidential polls on Tuesday. Erdogan has faced huge protests and a major corruption scandal in the past year. Duration: 01:58 Jun 30, 2014