EU pledges Ukraine aid
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso says the 28-member bloc is ready to provide 11 billion euros of financial aid to Ukraine. But coordinated action to persuade Moscow to withdraw its troops from Crimea still appears unlikely. David Pollard reports.
ShowBiz Minute: Woman Awards, Jolie, Domingo
Cate Blanchett honored at Women in Film Awards; Angelina Jolie joined by Brad Pitt at summit; Placido Domingo to perform at World Cup final. (June 12)
Priest's blessings, warlock magic ahead of World Cup opener
As a priest blesses a World Cup decorated Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil, a warlock casts a spell on the home side in a bid to boost its World Cup hopes. Sarah Toms reports.
Cat Goes for a Spin in the Dryer
Oki the cat is a wise old being with a pretty glorious moustache. Although Oki looks a bit cranky from time to time, his owner says he’s a contented feline who loves taking naps, playing in boxes and plastic bags, eating treats, and taking more naps. One thing Oki also likes is the drying machine. Credit: YouTube/Oki The Cat
Court backs Musharraf exit request
A Pakistani court backs ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf's request to leave the country. Sarah Toms reports.
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WFP on Plight of Thousands of CAR Refugees
The World Food Programme (WFP) detailed the plight of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) in a video released June 12. The video features a woman called Mairamou, who fled gunfire near her home and spent days in the bush before arriving at the Lolo Refugee Camp in Cameroon.Mairamou says her village was attacked one morning, and “they killed everyone they could”. She and others fled on foot. WFP says it is helping refugees in the camp fight malaria and diarrhea. Credit: YouTube/World Food Programme
Raw: Space Station Crew Ready for World Cup
Space station crew members Steve Swanson, Reid Wiseman and Alexander Gerst kicked around a soccer ball to celebrate the World Cup, which begins in Brazil on Thursday. (June 12)
Iraqi Militants Threaten Baghdad
Militants in Iraq are threatening to march to Baghdad, after seizing control of two other cities. At least one US official says the US is considering whether to conduct drone missions for Iraq. (June 12)