Indian Hindu devotees prepare for Durga Puja festival

A clay statue of the Indian Hindu goddess Durga is transported from a workshop in Kumartoli, the idol makers' village, by boat on the river Ganges to a place of worship in Kolkata on October 6, 2013. Duration: 00:36 Oct 7, 2013

Hong Kong journalists kicked out of APEC summit

APEC hosts Indonesia deny stifling press freedom after withdrawing the credentials of nine Hong Kong journalists for shouting questions at the Philippine leader, insisting that they posed a security threat. Duration: 01:20 Oct 7, 2013

Greenpeace decries Russia detention conditions

Lawyers of the 30 crew members of the Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise detained in Russia are going to file a complaint to the European court of Human rights to denounce the conditions of detention of the activists. Duration: 00:30 Oct 7, 2013

Russia kicks off torch relay for Sochi Games

Russian torchbearers set off Monday on history's longest Olympic torch relay ahead of February's Winter Games in Sochi, which will take the flame across the country and even put it on a deer sleigh. Duration: 00:43 Oct 7, 2013

Hundreds protest against Uruguay's paper pulp plant

Hundreds of environmentalists try to enter Uruguay from Argentina crossing the San Martin bridge, to protest Uruguay's approval to boost production at a paper pulp plant on the border with Argentina. Oct 7, 2013

US credits Assad over Syria arms destruction

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad can take "credit" for moving quickly to eliminate his regime's chemical arms, US Secretary of State John Kerry says, after experts begin destroying the banned arms. Duration: 00:54 Oct 7, 2013

Dutch fishermen give eels new lease of life

On an autumn morning on a small Dutch canal, fisherman Aart van der Waal pulls up a fish trap stuffed with squirming eels -- not for the pot, but as part of a bold initiative to save the critically endangered species. Duration: 00:39 Oct 7, 2013

Harrison Ford in Berlin to promote 'Ender's Game'

Harrison Ford was in Berlin to promote his latest film "Ender's Game" with Ben Kingsley. The Sci-Fi drama will start screening October 24 in Germany, October 25 in the UK, November 1 in the US and November 6 in France. Oct 7, 2013

Asian artists use Hong Kong as launchpad to fame

Southeast Asian artists are hoping to step out of China's shadow to conquer the art world with creations inspired by the tumultuous history of their native countries. Duration: 02:17 Oct 7, 2013

Car bomb kills three policemen in Egypt's Sinai

Suspected militants killed nine people in attacks in Egypt on Monday. In south Sinai, a car bomb explosion outside provincial police headquarters killed three policemen, the interior ministry said. Oct 7, 2013

Cellular breakthrough trio wins Nobel for medicine

James Rothman and Randy Schekman of the United States and Thomas Suedhof of Germany won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for groundbreaking work on how the cell organises its transport system. Duration: 00:31 Oct 7, 2013

Palestinian Oktoberfest beer festival draws crowds

Despite a change of venue, music and beer drew scores of Palestinians to the Taybeh Ocktoberfest this year. The beer festival was held in a hotel in Ramallah instead of the town of Taybeh, a tiny Christian village which is home to the only Palestinian beer brewery. Oct 7, 2013