Turkish Prime Minister defiant over anti-government protests

Turkish Prime Minister defiant over anti-government protests

June 1, 2013 - 16:19 AMT  12:19 GMT
The leader of Turkey's pro-secular, main opposition party called on Erdogan to immediately withdraw police from Taksim.
7 al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen drone strikes

7 al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen drone strikes

June 1, 2013 - 15:58 AMT  11:58 GMT
President Obama has come under criticism in the U.S. for his government's use of drone strikes which have led to civilian casualties.
Parliament speaker to pay official visit to Latvia

Parliament speaker to pay official visit to Latvia

June 1, 2013 - 15:48 AMT  11:48 GMT
Meetings with Latvia President, the Saeima speaker, Prime Minister are on Hovik Abrahamyan’s visit agenda.
Late actor Heath Ledger’s

Late actor Heath Ledger’s "The Dark Knight" diary lands online (video)

 June 1, 2013 - 15:25 AMT  11:25 GMT
A clip from German doc series "Too Young to Die" sees the actor's father narrating as he opens each page of the diary, titled "The Joker" on the cover.

"Despicable Me 2" villain El Macho’s teaser image unveiled

June 1, 2013 - 15:08 AMT  11:08 GMT
The much-anticipated animation is once again directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud, who served behind the lens for the first film.
Twitter rolls out new editing features

Twitter rolls out new editing features

June 1, 2013 - 14:53 AMT  10:53 GMT
Users will now be able to quickly make alterations to their bio, headers and profile pictures direct from their profile page.
Apple iPod touch sales pass 100 million

Apple iPod touch sales pass 100 million

June 1, 2013 - 14:45 AMT  10:45 GMT
The tech giant recently unveiled a fifth-generation iPod touch with just 16GB of storage that lacks a rear-facing camera.
Over 1000 people killed in Iraqi violence in May, UN says

Over 1000 people killed in Iraqi violence in May, UN says

June 1, 2013 - 14:18 AMT  10:18 GMT
Tallies of Iraq casualties have long been the subject of debate, and the UN total is considerably higher than that reported by news agencies in the country.
Japan pledges $32 billion in Africa aid to encourage investments

Japan pledges $32 billion in Africa aid to encourage investments

June 1, 2013 - 14:09 AMT  10:09 GMT
The package includes $14 billion official development aid and $6.5 billion support to help infrastructure.
Foreign Minister to travel to U.S. on June 3

Foreign Minister to travel to U.S. on June 3

June 1, 2013 - 14:04 AMT  10:04 GMT
Meetings with the U.S. Secretary of State as well as a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies are on the FM’s agenda.