Russia, France at odds over means to end Syrian conflict

Russia and France on Tuesday admitted they still had differences over how to solve the Syrian conflict ahead of a debate in the UN Security Council over stripping the country of its chemical arsenal. Duration: 00:46. Sep 17, 2013

Rare twin storms batter Mexico leaving over 30 dead

Authorities scrambled to rescue people stranded in flooded homes in Mexico's resort of Acapulco Monday after twin storms slammed opposite coasts in a rare one-two punch that has killed 34 people. Duration: 00:58. Sep 17, 2013

Kagame confident of Rwanda poll victory

Rwandans vote in parliamentary elections, with the central African nation's strongman Paul Kagame predicting a solid win for his ruling Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF). Duration: 00:51. Sep 17, 2013

Austrian siege drama as gunman kills four

Police commandos and army tanks surrounded an Austrian poacher's farmhouse on Tuesday after he allegedly went on a killing spree that left three policemen and a paramedic dead. Duration: 00:48. Sep 17, 2013

Israeli Jews prepare for the holy festival of Sukkot

In Jerusalem, Israeli Jews prepare for Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles, by carefully selecting four plant species, palm leave stalk, citrus, myrtle and willow-branches, which represent the diversity of the Israelites, to carry with them into the week-long holiday which is one of the three pilgrimage festivals when Jews visit Jerusalem. Duration: 00:51. Sep 17, 2013

Canada's Bombardier launches new jetliner

Bombardier's new CS100 medium range jetliner took to the skies on its maiden flight on Monday, marking the Canadian manufacturer's entry into airspace dominated by Airbus and Boeing. Duration: 00:58. Sep 17, 2013

'Grand Theft Auto V' hits streets in brash debut

The unabashedly brutal "Grand Theft Auto V" hit the streets Tuesday, in the global launch of a sequel that promises to enthrall fans of the blockbuster videogame franchise. Duration: 00:44 Sep 17, 2013

Cuban bishops make big appeal for change

Father Jose Feliz Perez, executive Secretary of the Bishops' Conference of Cuba, talks with journalists a day after Cuban bishops appealed to the government for political reform and continued economic change in their most direct plea in decades. Duration: 01:05 Sep 17, 2013

Tourists visit Costa Concordia salvage site

The rusting hulk of the Costa Concordia cruise ship rose erect from its watery grave off Italy's Giglio island Tuesday after the biggest ever salvage operation of its kind. Tourists come to see the boat. Duration: 00:49 Sep 17, 2013