Egypt satirist who mocked Sisi cancels show

Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef said on Monday he has cancelled his television show which mocked ex-army chief and president-in-waiting Abdel Fattah al-Sisi because of 'enormous' pressure. Duration: 00:40 Jun 3, 2014

Cervical cancer survivor cured by experimental therapy

Former stage three cervical cancer patient Aricca Wallace explains how she was miraculously cured after undergoing an experimental trial which is part of a developing field known as immunotherapy. Duration: 01:22 Jun 3, 2014

Mahmud Abbas announces the end of "Palestinian division"

Following a ceremony in Ramallah on Monday, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas announced in a televised speech the end of a bitter and sometimes bloody divide between his Fatah movement and the rival Hamas which rules Gaza. Duration: 01:21 Jun 3, 2014

Japan test-broadcasts super HD television technology

Japan begins test broadcasts of satellite television programmes in 4K, as major firms including Sony and Sharp bet on the super high-definition technology to rescue their embattled TV units. Duration: 00:56 Jun 2, 2014

Syria activists campaign against upcoming elections

Activists opposed to the Syrian regime have launched campaigns online and on the streets against a vote expected to reaffirm President Bashar al-Assad's hold on power, branding the poll a "blood election." Duration: 01:05 Jun 2, 2014

Japanese company develops power-assisted suit

A Japanese company develops a power-assisted suit it claims can be used in many industries, from agriculture and construction to defence and medical care. Duration: 00:41 Jun 2, 2014

Cameron campaigns ahead of UK by-elections

British Prime Minister David Cameron was in the central England town of Newark on Monday to campaign ahead of a by-election there on Thursday 5 June. Duration: 01:03 Jun 2, 2014

Syrian refugee mothers find solace in babies

Young Syrian mothers are finding some solace in babies born as war refugees in neighbouring Lebanon despite the often dismal living conditions they have to endure. Duration: 01:42 Jun 2, 2014