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Bomb blasts kill at least 26 in Baghdad

Bomb blasts kill at least 26 in Baghdad

January 20, 2014 - 22:25 AMT  18:25 GMT
In an extended surge of sectarian violence, 759 people died in December alone. More than 650 have died so far in January.
U.S. says will begin easing economic sanctions on Iran

U.S. says will begin easing economic sanctions on Iran

January 20, 2014 - 22:03 AMT  18:03 GMT
The United Nations nuclear agency has confirmed that higher-level uranium enrichment at a facility in central Iran has been stopped.
Islamist video threatens Sochi Winter Olympics

Islamist video threatens Sochi Winter Olympics

January 20, 2014 - 18:30 AMT  14:30 GMT
"We have prepared a ... present for you, for you (President Putin) and all those tourists who will come over," their statement says.
Ministers: Azerbaijan’s provocative actions aim to undermine talks

Ministers: Azerbaijan’s provocative actions aim to undermine talks

January 20, 2014 - 18:10 AMT  14:10 GMT
Edward Nalbandian and Karen Mirzoyan slammed the overnight attack, blaming Azerbaijan for provocative and irresponsible policy.
Microsoft rolls out update to fix Surface Pro 2 battery life flaws

Microsoft rolls out update to fix Surface Pro 2 battery life flaws

January 20, 2014 - 17:42 AMT  13:42 GMT
The firm promised an alternative patch "after the holidays", which it began rolling out to users over the weekend.
Nokia Lumia 929 leaked in video again

Nokia Lumia 929 leaked in video again (video)

 January 20, 2014 - 17:28 AMT  13:28 GMT
The Lumia 929 aka Lumia Icon was expected to be launched on Verizon Wireless on Jan 16 but there has not been any announcement yet.
South Korea hit by huge data theft

South Korea hit by huge data theft

January 20, 2014 - 16:48 AMT  12:48 GMT
The names, social security numbers and credit card details of 20 million South Koreans were copied by the IT worker.
NATO service member killed in Afghan base attack

NATO service member killed in Afghan base attack

January 20, 2014 - 16:24 AMT  12:24 GMT
Jawed Faisal, a spokesman for the governor of eastern Kandahar, said nine insurgents took part in the attack against the base.
Renowned Italian conductor Claudio Abbado dies at 80

Renowned Italian conductor Claudio Abbado dies at 80

January 20, 2014 - 16:11 AMT  12:11 GMT
Abbado was elected head of the Berlin Philharmonic by its members in October 1989 after the death of Herbert von Karajan.
Georgian President starts visit to Turkey

Georgian President starts visit to Turkey

January 20, 2014 - 14:04 AMT  10:04 GMT
Giorgi Margvelashvili will visit the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and give a joint press conference with Abdullah Gul.
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