VIDEO: What is Roma life really like ?The BBC's Yalda Hakim has had rare access to a Roma community in Baia Mare in north Romania to see what life is really like in the face of poverty and discrimination.
VIDEO: CAR toll 'much higher than thought'Nearly 1000 people, double the number estimated by the UN, have been killed in attacks in the Central African Republic by a mainly Muslim militia, according to the human rights charity Amnesty International.
VIDEO: Polio vaccine stopped by militantsThe World Health Organisation says it's also vital to protect children in Pakistan, as armed groups there are killing health workers to stop Polio vaccination programmes
VIDEO: NSA data surveillance - right or wrong?A panel set up by President Obama to review surveillance operations by the National Security Agency has recommended an end to the wholesale storing of data about Americans' phone and internet traffic.
VIDEO: Russia passes new amnesty lawRussian parliament has approved an amnesty law which could lead to the release of some of the country's best known prisoners, including members of the protest band, Pussy Riot.
VIDEO: Matthew Perry on why drug courts workJustice Secretary Chris Grayling has met a delegation from the US, including former addict and Friends actor, Matthew Perry, who thinks drug courts are the answer to deal with reoffending.
VIDEO: Spain train crash families want inquiryThe relatives of July's deadly rail crash in Spain say that economic interests and the future of the country's high speed rail are being given priority over the 79 people who died and the dozens who were injured. They have called for an independent inquiry.
VIDEO: Syria facing 'absolute catastrophe'As the UN announces its biggest-ever appeal for aid money, David Miliband, the President of the International Rescue Committee, has told the BBC that he believes that Syria is facing "absolute catastrophe".
VIDEO: Philippines bus crash 'kills 21'At least 21 people have been killed and several others injured after a bus fell off an elevated motorway onto a van in the Philippine capital, Manila, officials say.
VIDEO: India rape: Has Delhi changed?A year after the gang rape and murder of a female student on a bus in Delhi made headlines across the world, is it any safer for women on the streets of the Indian capital?
VIDEO: Syria agrees to UN aid accessThe Syrian government has agreed to allow UN aid into areas trapped by fighting between rebels and the regime's forces, a spokesman has told the BBC.
VIDEO: Missing American 'not CIA employee'The White House has denied reports by the Associated Press news agency that an American ex-FBI agent, believed to have been held in Iran for seven years, was working for the CIA on an unapproved mission.