Russia approves deal to boost space ties with Kazakhstan

Russia approves deal to boost space ties with Kazakhstan

February 28, 2014 - 18:50 AMT  14:50 GMT
Russia leases Kazakhstan’s Baikonur space center, from which it launches all of its manned space missions and its largest rocket.
No military solution to Karabakh conflict: U.S. Department of State

No military solution to Karabakh conflict: U.S. Department of State

February 28, 2014 - 18:21 AMT  14:21 GMT
“Only a lasting and peaceful settlement can bring stability and prosperity and reconciliation to the region,” Jen Psaki said.
Israel urges IAEA to go public with Iran nuke research info

Israel urges IAEA to go public with Iran nuke research info

February 28, 2014 - 18:18 AMT  14:18 GMT
Israel is arguing that Iran has won sanctions relief while retaining the infrastructure to pursue nuclear weapons.
Ukraine asks Russia to extradite ousted leader Yanukovych

Ukraine asks Russia to extradite ousted leader Yanukovych

February 28, 2014 - 17:44 AMT  13:44 GMT
The toppling of Yanukovych’s govt. provoked a wave of pro-Russia rallies in southern and eastern parts of Ukraine.
Sia partners with Baz Luhrmann for “Strictly Ballroom” musical

Sia partners with Baz Luhrmann for “Strictly Ballroom” musical

February 28, 2014 - 17:22 AMT  13:22 GMT
The musical will follow a ballroom dancer who partners with an untrained amateur for a difficult routine in his quest for glory.
“Amazing Spider-Man” director to helm “Cold Comfort” Soviet spy film

“Amazing Spider-Man” director to helm “Cold Comfort” Soviet spy film

February 28, 2014 - 16:57 AMT  12:57 GMT
The story follows a man who convinces the FBI to let him conduct a sting against a top Russian spy.
“Forrest Gump” voted best Oscar pic from past 64 years

“Forrest Gump” voted best Oscar pic from past 64 years

February 28, 2014 - 16:43 AMT  12:43 GMT
The 1994 Tom Hanks pic also beat out contenders “Ben-Hur” and “The Lord of the Rings” during the final four.
“Sopranos” star Joe Pantoliano joins “More Time With Family” comedy pilot

“Sopranos” star Joe Pantoliano joins “More Time With Family” comedy pilot

February 28, 2014 - 16:30 AMT  12:30 GMT
The project centers on a husband and father making a career change to spend more time with his family.
Baku slams U.S. human rights report on Azerbaijan as “biased”

Baku slams U.S. human rights report on Azerbaijan as “biased”

February 28, 2014 - 16:11 AMT  12:11 GMT
“The most significant human rights problems in Azerbaijan in 2013 were restrictions on freedoms of expression,” the report said.
Int’l Cyprus bailout efforts thrown into doubt as privatisation bill fails

Int’l Cyprus bailout efforts thrown into doubt as privatisation bill fails

February 28, 2014 - 15:53 AMT  11:53 GMT
The deal was agreed in March last year in an attempt to stave off the collapse of Cyprus's banking sector and the wider economy.