U.S. official says NATO to keep about 12,000 soldiers in Afghanistan

U.S. official says NATO to keep about 12,000 soldiers in Afghanistan

June 4, 2014 - 22:45 AMT  18:45 GMT
The goal of the mission is to keep up pressure on al Qaeda and its affiliates to prevent them carrying out attacks in the West.
Kerry defends decision to work with new Palestinian unity govt.

Kerry defends decision to work with new Palestinian unity govt.

June 4, 2014 - 20:40 AMT  16:40 GMT
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the leader of Fatah, has said the new Cabinet will follow his Western-backed policies.
Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Natalie Portman among Shanghai Fest guests

Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Natalie Portman among Shanghai Fest guests

June 4, 2014 - 18:57 AMT  14:57 GMT
Joining top Chinese actress Gong Li on the main competition jury are the UK’s Sally Potter, Korean director Im Sangsoo, Chinese director Liu Jie.
Lithuania to adopt euro in 2015: European Commission

Lithuania to adopt euro in 2015: European Commission

June 4, 2014 - 18:51 AMT  14:51 GMT
It will become the 19th member of the eurozone out of 28 countries in the European Union, and the last of the Baltic states to join.
“Kings of Summer” Sundance hit helmer to direct “Metal Gear Solid”

“Kings of Summer” Sundance hit helmer to direct “Metal Gear Solid”

June 4, 2014 - 18:31 AMT  14:31 GMT
“Metal Gear Solid” follows Solid Snake, a soldier who infiltrates a weapons facility to stop a group of terrorists from launching a nuclear strike.
Will Smith circling led role in Ridley Scott’s

Will Smith circling led role in Ridley Scott’s "Game Brain"

June 4, 2014 - 18:12 AMT  14:12 GMT
Smith will play Dr. Bennet Omalu, the forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE concussion syndrome.
Collection of short stories “Our Cross” released in LA

Collection of short stories “Our Cross” released in LA

June 4, 2014 - 18:09 AMT  14:09 GMT
Aram Sahakian found their experiences at turns heartbreaking and inspiring, and went on to depict them in his writings.
Red Cross official shot dead on Libya’s Sirte

Red Cross official shot dead on Libya’s Sirte

June 4, 2014 - 18:04 AMT  14:04 GMT
Libyan television said the victim was a Swiss national who ran the ICRC office in the western city of Misrata and was visiting Sirte.
PSRC plans AMD 3.8-4.3 electricity tariff hike for consumers

PSRC plans AMD 3.8-4.3 electricity tariff hike for consumers

June 4, 2014 - 17:43 AMT  13:43 GMT
The hike for consumers is expected to secure an additional sum of AMD 20 billion to provide reliable electricity supply.
Oxford selectswoman shares memories of Armenian Genocide

Oxford selectswoman shares memories of Armenian Genocide

June 4, 2014 - 17:14 AMT  13:14 GMT
"I'm first-generation American. My parents escaped from Armenia. Their families didn't survive," Mrs. Walker said.