VIDEO: Isis 'overruns' Syrian military baseFighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) say they have taken over a large Syrian army base on the outskirts of the city of Raqqa in north-eastern Syria.
VIDEO: Left behind in 'dead' Ukraine cityThe BBC's Natalia Antelava speaks to residents in the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, the last stronghold of pro-Russian separatists, to gauge how the conflict is affecting their lives.
VIDEO: Ghanaians protest poor economyThousands of Ghanaians took to the streets on Thursday across the country, in protest against what they call the government's mismanagement of the economy.
VIDEO: 'Depressed' polar bear not movingArturo, the polar bear dubbed 'the world's saddest animal', will be staying at his zoo in Argentina, despite a massive petition calling for him to be moved to a colder climate.
VIDEO: Drones overhead on streets of GazaThe United Nations says about 102,000 displaced people are now using shelters across Gaza as the Israeli offensive continues. Those who have stayed are adjusting to the sounds and sights of conflict, as Yolande Knell reports from Gaza.