“24: Live Another Day” star to join “Star Wars: Episode 7”

“24: Live Another Day” star to join “Star Wars: Episode 7”

July 18, 2014 - 19:23 AMT  15:23 GMT
She joins Adam Driver, John Boyega and Daisy Ridley. Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford.
Famed director Ruben Mendoza to helm “El patron ultravioleta”

Famed director Ruben Mendoza to helm “El patron ultravioleta”

July 18, 2014 - 18:45 AMT  14:45 GMT
Mendoza's “Dust on the Tongue” swept best Colombian film and director at 2014’s Cartagena Fest, the country’s biggest film meet.
Talented art forger Mark Landis

Talented art forger Mark Landis "Art & Craft" documentary trailer (video)

 July 18, 2014 - 18:07 AMT  14:07 GMT
Landis successfully mimicked everyone from Picasso to Walt Disney to convince a number of museums that he offered authentic work.
Many governments ‘rubber-stamping’ surveillance programs: UN

Many governments ‘rubber-stamping’ surveillance programs: UN

July 18, 2014 - 18:05 AMT  14:05 GMT
The UN body said more needed to be done to ensure that surveillance was balanced against its harm to personal privacy.
“Moonfall” spec has Hollywood buzzing as Aronofsky mulls project

“Moonfall” spec has Hollywood buzzing as Aronofsky mulls project

July 18, 2014 - 17:26 AMT  13:26 GMT
Aronofsky's has a first-look deal at New Regency, though the script is currently out to multiple studios and could land elsewhere.
Syrian army, Islamic State fighters clash near Deir al-Zor airport: monitor

Syrian army, Islamic State fighters clash near Deir al-Zor airport: monitor

July 18, 2014 - 17:07 AMT  13:07 GMT
The fighting was just a few hundred meters from the airport, the Observatory's director Rami Abdurrahman said.
Audrey Tautou, Michel Gondry reunite for

Audrey Tautou, Michel Gondry reunite for "Microbes et Gasoil"

July 18, 2014 - 16:33 AMT  12:33 GMT
Tautou features opposite Romain Duris in Mood Indigo, which will be released on July 18 in the US and August 1 in the UK.
Italy’s Berlusconi wins sex conviction appeal

Italy’s Berlusconi wins sex conviction appeal

July 18, 2014 - 16:33 AMT  12:33 GMT
A court found that he had paid for sex with a 17-year-old nightclub dancer, Karima El-Mahroug, known as "Ruby the Heartstealer".
IMF to decide on bailout second tranche to Ukraine ‘within weeks’

IMF to decide on bailout second tranche to Ukraine ‘within weeks’

July 18, 2014 - 16:28 AMT  12:28 GMT
Ukraine's economy stagnated in 2013. Economists have said its economy will slide deeper into recession this year.
Merkel says won’t step down early

Merkel says won’t step down early

July 18, 2014 - 16:15 AMT  12:15 GMT
"People in Germany can assume that I will do what I told them. Everything else (comes) later," the German Chancellor said.