Azerbaijan strongman set for crushing poll win

Azerbaijan votes in a presidential election that looks certain to see strongman president Ilham Aliyev seal a third term, with critics claiming a widespread crackdown on his foes ahead of the poll. Duration: 00:41  Oct 9, 2013

Australia celebrates naval fleet anniversary

The Royal Australian Navy leads the Combined Navies Parade in celebration of one hundred years since Australia’s naval fleet sailed into Sydney Harbour for the first time on 4 October 1913. Duration: 00:37 Oct 9, 2013

Australia PM remembers bombing victims in Bali

Prime Minister Tony Abbott announces a scheme to compensate Australian victims of overseas terror attacks and their families as he lays a wreath at the site of the 2002 Bali bombings. Duration: 00:42 Oct 9, 2013

EU chief heckled on Italy wreck island

European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso and Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta are heckled by activists and local residents with shouts of "Disgrace!" and "Killers!" as they arrive on the refugee island of Lampedusa. Duration: 00:58 Oct 9, 2013

Medicinal plants sold at night in Colombian market

In a night-time farmers' market in Bogota, more than 400 vendors sell over 200 varieties of plants with healing powers. The growing of medicinal herbs has been a long-standing tradition in the city, dating back to the pre-Hispanic era. Duration: 01:20 Oct 9, 2013

Hanks questioned about his diabetes at London film fest

Tom Hanks had to endure soaring temperatures and being sick on by fellow film crew members during the making of director Paul Greengrass's latest movie 'Captain Phillips' which on Wednesday opens the London Film Festival. Duration: 00:22 Oct 9, 2013

Washington DC mayor protests government shutdown

The mayor of Washington, DC, and residents protest the budget gridlock in Congress. While the shutdown continues, the federal capital remains unable to access the funds it collects through its own taxes and the city could run out of money. Duration: 01:11 Oct 9, 2013