NSA leaks fueled needed debate, Snowden tells SXSW

Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden says via video link from Russia to the SXSW festival in Austin that he has no regrets over his leaks and that they sparked a needed public debate on spying and data collection. Duration: 00:32 Mar 11, 2014

Kremlin critic Khodorkovsky gives support to Ukraine

Former Russian oil tycoon and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who spent a decade in prison in Russia, has applied for a residency permit in Switzerland, his spokesman told AFP on Monday. Duration: 00:33 Mar 11, 2014

African migrants who survived capsizing treated in Yemen

Forty-two illegal African migrants drowned when their boat overturned off Yemen's southern coast late on Sunday, the defence ministry reported. A Yemeni naval patrol in the Arabian Sea saved at least 30 others. Duration: 00:30 Mar 11, 2014

Pain lingers ten years after Madrid train bombings

It was ten years ago, on the 11th March 2004, that an Islamist attack on suburban trains left 191 people dead in Madrid. Almost two thousand others were also injured. For survivor Adeniria Moreira, the pain of that day remains. Duration: 01:06 Mar 11, 2014

Former Colombian president Uribe elected to senate

Colombian voters showed lukewarm support for peace talks with guerrillas Sunday by giving the country's president a majority in Congress, but also electing his conservative rival, ex-president Alvaro Uribe, to the senate. Duration: 00:59 Mar 11, 2014

Ten years after Madrid attacks, Spain recognises victims

Spanish interior minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz has taken part in an award ceremony for 365 victims of the Madrid train bombings -- on the eve of the 10th anniversary of Spain's worst terrorist attack. Duration: 01:09 Mar 11, 2014

Militants seize four Ukraine activists: sources

Son of Ukrainian activist Anatoliy Kovalskiy says his father was taken away by pro-Russian militants as he picked up supplies for a pro-Kiev rally in Simferopol. Duration: 00:53 Mar 11, 2014

Hamas unveils rocket monument in Gaza City

Hamas unveiled a rocket-shaped statue Monday showcasing its capacity to strike arch-enemy Israel, as the Jewish state boasted its own haul of captured weapons it claims were bound for Gaza. Duration: 00:32 Mar 11, 2014

Fukushima: three years on and still a long road ahead

Japan on Tuesday marks the third anniversary of the quake-tsunami disaster which, as well as claiming thousands of lives and destroying coastal communities, sparked a nuclear emergency that forced a re-think on atomic power. Duration: 00:48 Mar 11, 2014

DRC villagers remember former warlord Bosco Ntaganda

As the ICC in the Hague decides if there is enough evidence to charge Bosco Ntaganda for crimes committed in Democratic Republic of Congo a decade ago, villagers recall memories of a man dubbed as "The Terminator." Duration: 00:58 Mar 11, 2014