Libyan militia groups urge parliament to hand over power in 5 hours

Libyan militia groups urge parliament to hand over power in 5 hours

February 18, 2014 - 22:04 AMT  18:04 GMT
The al-Sawaiq and Qaqa militia brigades called the GNC to hand over power within five hours as its original mandate had expired on Feb 7.
Mass-killer Breivik threatens to go on hunger strike for better video games

Mass-killer Breivik threatens to go on hunger strike for better video games

February 18, 2014 - 21:53 AMT  17:53 GMT
Breivik is serving a 21-year prison sentence, which can be extended when it expires, for killing 77 people in bomb and gun massacres in 2011.
Kazakhstan’s central bank dismisses rumors of looming bankruptcy

Kazakhstan’s central bank dismisses rumors of looming bankruptcy

February 18, 2014 - 21:21 AMT  17:21 GMT
The National Bank and the lenders called on law enforcement bodies to bring those responsible for spreading the rumors to justice.
Armenia’s Vazashen-Paravakar road section shelled by Azeris

Armenia’s Vazashen-Paravakar road section shelled by Azeris

February 18, 2014 - 18:56 AMT  14:56 GMT
The information of the half-hour attack was confirmed to PanARMENIAN.Net by Defense Ministry spokesman.
Azerbaijan suspects American diplomats of spying?

Azerbaijan suspects American diplomats of spying?

February 18, 2014 - 18:36 AMT  14:36 GMT
“Recent media reports alleging that two U.S. Senate staffers visited Azerbaijan for intelligence purposes are absurd,” U.S. embassy stated.
New Russian rocket mock-up showcased at Plesetsk space center

New Russian rocket mock-up showcased at Plesetsk space center

February 18, 2014 - 18:17 AMT  14:17 GMT
The mock-up of the Angara will be used to test ground support systems ahead of the maiden launch of the vehicle scheduled for later this year.
Ukrainian protesters, police clash amid tensions over constitution

Ukrainian protesters, police clash amid tensions over constitution

February 18, 2014 - 17:24 AMT  13:24 GMT
Ukraine's unrest began in November, when Yanukovych backed away from an association and free trade deal with the European Union.
Militant Islamist group warns tourists to leave Egypt or face attacks

Militant Islamist group warns tourists to leave Egypt or face attacks

February 18, 2014 - 17:00 AMT  13:00 GMT
Islamist militants have killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers since the army deposed Islamist president Mohamed Mursi in July.
Ex-leader Musharraf appears in Pakistani court for treason trial

Ex-leader Musharraf appears in Pakistani court for treason trial

February 18, 2014 - 16:37 AMT  12:37 GMT
Musharraf took power in a 1999 coup and ruled the country for nearly a decade until he was forced to step down in 2008.
Dozens killed in wave of car bombings in Iraq

Dozens killed in wave of car bombings in Iraq

February 18, 2014 - 16:21 AMT  12:21 GMT
Last month, more than 1,000 people were killed in attacks which mostly hit Shia and government targets.