Iraqi MP: IS-smuggled oil flows through Turkey to int’l markets

Iraqi MP: IS-smuggled oil flows through Turkey to int’l markets

November 30, 2015 - 16:14 AMT  12:14 GMT
“Money and dollars generated by selling Iraqi and Syrian oil on the Turkish black market is like the oxygen supply to ISIS and its operation,” he said.
Sotheby’s France announces 2nd sale of contemporary art

Sotheby’s France announces 2nd sale of contemporary art

November 30, 2015 - 15:27 AMT  11:27 GMT
The works include an early compression by César, bought by Marie-Laure de Noailles in 1961 and still in private hands.
Nairy Baghramian among Vincent Award for Contemporary Art nominees

Nairy Baghramian among Vincent Award for Contemporary Art nominees

November 30, 2015 - 15:21 AMT  11:21 GMT
The award is granted to a mid-career artist who lives and/or works in Europe and whose work is regarded as influential in contemporary art.
Bono launches star-studded campaign for AIDS

Bono launches star-studded campaign for AIDS

November 30, 2015 - 15:19 AMT  11:19 GMT
"Experiences" include a contour makeover with Kim Kardashian; a portrait painting by James Franco, a red carpet walk with Meryl Streep.
Swatch, Visa team up for pay-by-the-wrist initiative

Swatch, Visa team up for pay-by-the-wrist initiative

November 30, 2015 - 14:59 AMT  10:59 GMT
Swatch Bellamy can be used around the world wherever contactless near-field communications Visa payments are accepted.
The Game Awards to host 10 world premieres

The Game Awards to host 10 world premieres

November 30, 2015 - 14:54 AMT  10:54 GMT
This year's most prolific game at The Game Awards is The Witcher 3, which has six nominations, including Game of the Year.
Google’s self-driving car might talk to pedestrians

Google’s self-driving car might talk to pedestrians

November 30, 2015 - 14:48 AMT  10:48 GMT
One of the methods outlined involves the use of loudspeakers on the hull of the car, sounding out warning messages if it is unsafe to cross.
World leaders meet at Paris-hosted UN climate summit to cut emissions

World leaders meet at Paris-hosted UN climate summit to cut emissions

November 30, 2015 - 14:23 AMT  10:23 GMT
Among several sticking points is money — how much rich countries should invest to help poor countries cope with climate change.
Microsoft, Facebook founders to invest in clean energy tech

Microsoft, Facebook founders to invest in clean energy tech

November 30, 2015 - 14:07 AMT  10:07 GMT
Key areas of focus are expected to be around electricity generation and storage, transportation, industrial use, agriculture.
IS executes over 3,500 people since declaring “caliphate:” monitor

IS executes over 3,500 people since declaring “caliphate:” monitor

November 30, 2015 - 13:52 AMT  09:52 GMT
The new toll includes 1,945 civilians, including 103 women and 77 children, with civilians defined as those who don’t takepart in the fighting.