Conservatives pick Juncker as EC candidate

European conservatives on Friday picked former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker as their candidate to be the next European Commission president. Duration: 00:32 Mar 8, 2014

Hundreds attend pro-Crimea rally in central Moscow

Hundreds of people waving Russian flags and banners attended a rally in central Moscow on Friday, in a show of solidarity with pro-Russian authorities in the Ukrainian region of Crimea, police said. Duration: 00:54 Mar 8, 2014

Kenya targets Mombasa mosque in fight against radicalism

Branded by Kenyan authorities as an epicentre for the indoctrination and recruitment of Islamic militants, the Musa mosque in Mombasa has become a primary target of the country's escalating war on terror. Duration: 02:44 Mar 8, 2014

Pistorius trial grips South Africa under intense media glare

Oscar Pistorius left court on Friday on the day one of his ex-girlfriends testified that the Paralympian star sprinter often carried a gun with him and once fired at a traffic light after a confrontation with police. Duration: 01:40 Mar 8, 2014

Anti-Russian rally in Kiev as Crimean MPs visit Moscow

Anti-Russian Ukrainian rally outside the Russian Embassy in Kiev on Friday while top Russian lawmakers welcome a Crimean delegation at the Parliament with the prospect of joining the country. Duration: 00:40 Mar 8, 2014

Gaza Hamas supporters protest against Egypt ban

Hamas supporters rallied in the Gaza Strip on Friday to protest against a Cairo court decision banning the Palestinian Islamist movement from operating in Egypt. Duration: 00:42 Mar 8, 2014

Prince Harry launches Invictus Games for wounded soldiers

Britain's Prince Harry has launched the Invictus Games, an Olympic-style championship of different sporting events for injured troops, similar to a competition already being run in the United States -- the Warrior Games. Duration: 01:00 Mar 8, 2014

Nike launches new 'Magista' football boot

Sportswear manufacturer Nike launched its new 'Magista' football boot on Thursday which the company's CEO claims will change the game forever. Duration: 01:50 Mar 8, 2014

ICC convicts DR Congo militia boss Katanga of war crimes

The International Criminal Court on Friday convicted Congolese ex-militia boss Germain Katanga of war crimes for arming an ethnic militia that carried out a 2003 village massacre with guns and machetes. Duration: 01:05 Mar 7, 2014

Venezuelan anti-government protesters clash with police

Anti-government protesters clashed with the police in Caracas on Thursday, in another day of unrest marked by the death in separate clashes of a National Guard member and a motorcycle driver. Duration: 01:02 Mar 7, 2014

Birmingham owner Yeung jailed for six years

English football club Birmingham City's owner Carson Yeung is jailed for six years for money laundering, after a Hong Kong trial that put the mysterious fortune of the hairdresser-turned-businessman under intense scrutiny. Duration: 00:37 Mar 7, 2014

Ex-girlfriend says Pistorius shot gun at traffic light

An ex-girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius, on trial for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year, testifies that the Paralympian star sprinter often carried a gun with him and once fired at a traffic light. Duration: 01:00 Mar 7, 2014

C. Africa women 'living in fear of sexual violence'

Women and girls in conflict-torn Central African Republic are living in fear of widespread sexual violence including gang rape, according to the International Rescue Committee, which works with those affected. Duration: 00:50 Mar 7, 2014