Iran may review book censorship policies, relax book ban

Iran may review book censorship policies, relax book ban

October 26, 2013 - 17:59 AMT  13:59 GMT
Under Iran's hard-line former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, countless classics were banned, much to the dismay of Iranian publishers.
New book on legendary writer George Orwell published to wide acclaim

New book on legendary writer George Orwell published to wide acclaim

October 26, 2013 - 17:24 AMT  13:24 GMT
Professor Robert Colls, who was born and brought up in South Shields, has spent several years working on George Orwell – English Rebel.
Ethan Hawke reunites with “Gattaca” director for new thriller

Ethan Hawke reunites with “Gattaca” director for new thriller

October 26, 2013 - 16:56 AMT  12:56 GMT
Hawke will play a Las Vegas-based drone pilot who fights the Taliban by remote control for 12-hour shifts before returning to his family.
Judge dismisses lawsuit against Egypt's ex-interim vice president

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Egypt's ex-interim vice president

October 26, 2013 - 16:45 AMT  12:45 GMT
Cairo's Misdemeanours Court judge Wael El-Mahdi threw out the case against Mohamed ElBaradei, saying it lacked sufficient grounds.
200 ceasefire violations by Azeri armed forces reported Oct 20-26

200 ceasefire violations by Azeri armed forces reported Oct 20-26

October 26, 2013 - 16:33 AMT  12:33 GMT
Azerbaijan fired over 700 shots from various caliber weapons towards Karabakh positions, NKR defense army’s press service said.
Clive Barker pens “Hellraiser” remake with Doug Bradley as Pinhead

Clive Barker pens “Hellraiser” remake with Doug Bradley as Pinhead

October 26, 2013 - 16:26 AMT  12:26 GMT
Based on Barker's own story "The Hellbound Heart," the first "Hellraiser" film was released in 1987. It raked in $14.5 million domestically.
Armenia ranked 4th for price growth among post-Soviet states

Armenia ranked 4th for price growth among post-Soviet states

October 26, 2013 - 16:05 AMT  12:05 GMT
A price drop was posted in several countries with the following results: Latvia (0.4%), Ukraine (0.6%), Georgia (1%) and Turkmenistan (1.7%.)

"Family Guy" helmer’s comedy “Dads” gets full season order

October 26, 2013 - 15:29 AMT  11:29 GMT
The series centers on thirtysomething video game designers (Seth Green and Giovanni Ribisi) who live with their oddball fathers
Rachel McAdams in talks to join Keanu Reeves in “Passengers” sci-fi

Rachel McAdams in talks to join Keanu Reeves in “Passengers” sci-fi

October 26, 2013 - 15:21 AMT  11:21 GMT
The film, penned by “Prometheus” scribe Jon Spaihts is to be directed by “Game Of Thrones” and “Boardwalk Empire” helmer Brian Kirk.
Truckmaker Volvo cutting 2,000 jobs

Truckmaker Volvo cutting 2,000 jobs

October 26, 2013 - 15:18 AMT  11:18 GMT
Sales in the heavy-truck segment in Europe fell 8.1% in the eight months to the end of August, according to industry data.