Italy coalition in danger after Berlusconi pullout

Italy braced for market reactions on Monday as Prime Minister Enrico Letta battled to save his coalition from collapse after Silvio Berlusconi said he was pulling his party's ministers out of the cabinet. Duration: 00:28 Sep 30, 2013

Turkey PM unveils reforms

Turkey on Monday moved to scrap restrictions on the use of the minority Kurdish language among democratic reforms seen as key to the stalled peace process with the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Duration: 00:28 Sep 30, 2013

US government shutdown looms

Hundreds of thousands of US government workers came to work Monday without knowing whether they will be needed on Tuesday, as federal agencies faced a devastating shutdown. Duration: 01:00 Sep 30, 2013

Powerful Iran forces against Rouhani: analyst

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani has come under pressure in recent days over what some see to be bold strides away from his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s controversial policies. Duration: 00:46 Sep 30, 2013

Syria's neighbours plead for help with refugees

Syria's neighbours plead for more international support to deal with the huge influx of refugees from the war-ravaged country, warning that the burden could destabilise the whole region. Duration: 01:09 Sep 30, 2013

West strengthened jihadists' hand in Syria: rebels

The hesitation of the West to support moderate rebels in Syria has pushed them closer to jihadists from abroad, giving an increasingly Islamist tint to the rebellion against Bashar al-Assad, according to rebels in Aleppo. Duration: 01:00 Sep 30, 2013

Kenyan MPs inspect mall massacre wreckage

As shopkeepers return to the Westgate Mall to retrieve items that survived the four day siege by gunmen, Kenyan MPs startan investigation into alleged intelligence failings over the deadly attack. Duration: 01:40 Sep 30, 2013

Israel court remands Iran spy suspect

An Israel court on Monday remanded in custody for eight days an alleged Iranian spy, arrested on September 11 carrying photographs of the US embassy in Tel Aviv. Duration: 00:33 Sep 30, 2013

French trial opens amid Roma polemic

Twenty-seven ethnic Roma go on trial for organised theft in France, amid a political row over the treatment of France's Roma population. French trial opens amid Roma polemic. Duration: 00:51 Sep 30, 2013

Hagel tours last Cold War frontier in Korea

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel tours the South-North Korean border, ahead of talks on switching command of combined US and South Korean forces in the event of war with the North. Duration: 00:59 Sep 30, 2013

Suicide bombing at Iraqi Shiite mosque kills dozens

Iraqis are sifiting through the rubble after a suicide attack at the Al-Hussein mosque, in the district of al-Musayyib, left at least 27 people dead and dozens more wounded. Duration: 00:24 Sep 30, 2013