Defecting Syrian PM crosses border into Jordan, official says

Defecting Syrian PM crosses border into Jordan, official says

August 8, 2012 - 16:45 AMT  12:45 GMT
Syrian National Council member said the defection came after "coordination between the Syrian opposition and the (rebel) Free Syrian Army."
Another soldier dies in Azerbaijani armed forces

Another soldier dies in Azerbaijani armed forces

August 8, 2012 - 16:33 AMT  12:33 GMT
Soldier of Azeri National Army, Murad Agakarimli died as a “result of careless handling of his service weapon”.
Germany's Robert Harting wins Olympic discus gold

Germany's Robert Harting wins Olympic discus gold

August 8, 2012 - 16:29 AMT  12:29 GMT
Harting was lying 2nd behind Iran's Ehsan Hadadi going into the penultimate round, but threw 68.27m to beat Hadadi's 68.18 opening-round effort.
Sylvester Stallone goes brutal in “The Expendables 2

Sylvester Stallone goes brutal in “The Expendables 2" clip (video)

 August 8, 2012 - 16:15 AMT  12:15 GMT
Also starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chuck Norris, Dolph Lundgren the film will hit U.S. theaters on Aug 17.
Jennifer Lopez sues former driver Hakob Manoukian for extortion

Jennifer Lopez sues former driver Hakob Manoukian for extortion

August 8, 2012 - 16:09 AMT  12:09 GMT
Lopez claims Manoukian retaliated by threatening to reveal confidential information that would be embarrassing for her.
Soccer legend Pele biopic in development

Soccer legend Pele biopic in development

August 8, 2012 - 16:04 AMT  12:04 GMT
Being tapped to write the script are filmmaker duo Jeff and Michael Zimbalist, who are also courted to direct the biopic.
President Sargsyan: Russian investments welcome in Armenia

President Sargsyan: Russian investments welcome in Armenia

August 8, 2012 - 16:00 AMT  12:00 GMT
Armenian leader noted that Russian investments make up almost half of the foreign investments the country attracts.
Kurdish rebels behind 2 Aleppo Armenians’ murder – report

Kurdish rebels behind 2 Aleppo Armenians’ murder – report

August 8, 2012 - 15:45 AMT  11:45 GMT
Two Armenians were killed in Aleppo disturbances. Sources say, they were defending Aleppo’s Armenian districts.
Google gives over Olympic doodle to interactive hoops game

Google gives over Olympic doodle to interactive hoops game

August 8, 2012 - 15:44 AMT  11:44 GMT
This time, visitors to the Google homepage get to lob basketballs through a hoop by pressing the space bar.
“Murdered” Russian General dispels Syrian rebels’ claims of his death

“Murdered” Russian General dispels Syrian rebels’ claims of his death

August 8, 2012 - 15:25 AMT  11:25 GMT
Al Arabiya broadcast a video earlier in which the Free Syrian Army claimed to have killed General Vladmir Kojaiv.