Instanbul hosts conference to commemorate Hrant Dink

Instanbul hosts conference to commemorate Hrant Dink

January 17, 2014 - 21:14 AMT  17:14 GMT
Rakel Dink emphasized the importance of reaching the truth after she criticized people who kill or steal in the name of God.
Obama orders redesign of NSA phone-records program

Obama orders redesign of NSA phone-records program

January 17, 2014 - 21:05 AMT  17:05 GMT
"It's not enough for officials to say: Trust us we won't abuse the data we collect," the U.S. President said during the speech.
UN says blocking aid to Syria may amount to war crime

UN says blocking aid to Syria may amount to war crime

January 17, 2014 - 20:59 AMT  16:59 GMT
Pillay said that badly needed food and medical aid is not reaching malnourished children, women and elderly people.
Iraq vows to punish Turkey, Kurds over 'smuggled' oil

Iraq vows to punish Turkey, Kurds over 'smuggled' oil

January 17, 2014 - 20:51 AMT  16:51 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said that Kurdistan's missed export targets had cost Iraq $9 billion in lost revenue in recent years.
Suicide bomber attacks restaurant popular with foreigners in Kabul

Suicide bomber attacks restaurant popular with foreigners in Kabul

January 17, 2014 - 20:31 AMT  16:31 GMT
The area is home to several foreign organizations, and the embassies of Canada, Norway and Tajikistan are said to be on the same street.
Iran has $100bn in foreign exchange assets around the world: official

Iran has $100bn in foreign exchange assets around the world: official

January 17, 2014 - 19:25 AMT  15:25 GMT
Sanctions imposed by the U.S. and its allies over Iran's controversial nuclear program did not ban the supplying of fertilizer to the country.
New HTC One smartphone planned for March release: report

New HTC One smartphone planned for March release: report

January 17, 2014 - 18:29 AMT  14:29 GMT
Twin sensors on the rear of the new handset will provide better focus, depth of field and image quality, the person said.
UN calls on countries to keep border opens for Syrian refugees

UN calls on countries to keep border opens for Syrian refugees

January 17, 2014 - 18:14 AMT  14:14 GMT
"It is unacceptable to see Syrian refugees drowning and dying in the Mediterranean Sea or being pushed back from borders," Guterres said.
Russia forms helicopter squadron to strengthen air base in Armenia

Russia forms helicopter squadron to strengthen air base in Armenia

January 17, 2014 - 17:52 AMT  13:52 GMT
The Mi-24P is a gunship version of the famed Russian attack helicopter armed with a side-mounted 30-mm GSh-30K twin-barrel cannon.
Israel accuses EU states of pro-Palestinian bias

Israel accuses EU states of pro-Palestinian bias

January 17, 2014 - 17:34 AMT  13:34 GMT
About 500,000 Jews live in more than 100 settlements built since Israel's 1967 occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem.