Ashton urges 'inclusive' approach for Egypt turmoil

EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton on Thursday called for an "inclusive" approach to solve political turmoil in Egypt triggered by the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Duration: 01:00 Oct 3, 2013

End of the line for Kenya's 'lunatic express'

An ambitious deal between Kenya and China to build a new railway across the country may spell the end of the line for East Africa's first train link that once connected coastal Mombasa to landlocked Uganda. Duration: 02:40 Oct 3, 2013

Kerry says US won't be 'played' by Iran

Secretary of State John Kerry says US will not take Iran at its word over pledges of openness on a believed nuclear weapons programme after Israel threatened to act against Tehran. Duration: 00:50 Oct 3, 2013

New Asterix album unveiled with all-new authors

The first Asterix album written without either of the two original authors has been unveiled in France, and sees the titular Gaul set off on a voyage through Scotland. Duration: 01:01 Oct 3, 2013

France opens probe into Assad uncle's assets

Paris prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into the assets of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's uncle, whom anti-corruption groups accuse of illegally obtaining a vast fortune and property empire. Duration: 01:15 Oct 3, 2013

Hong Kong's handcart heroes keep the city rolling

Handcarts are as much a part of the landscape in Hong Kong as the white van man in London or the bicycle courier in New York, and these simple old-fashioned contraptions help keep the modern city moving. Duration: 02:07 Oct 3, 2013