Israel closes off West bank until end of Shavuot on June 12

Israel closes off West bank until end of Shavuot on June 12

June 11, 2016 - 12:34 AMT  08:34 GMT
Over the last eight months, Palestinians have carried out dozens of attacks on civilians and security forces, mostly stabbings, shootings.
Doug Liman to helm “Chaos Walking” YA novel adaptation

Doug Liman to helm “Chaos Walking” YA novel adaptation

June 11, 2016 - 12:19 AMT  08:19 GMT
Jamie Linden penned the most recent script with Allison Shearmur and Doug Davison producing.
Turkey rights group thanks Bundestag for Armenian Genocide recognition

Turkey rights group thanks Bundestag for Armenian Genocide recognition

June 11, 2016 - 12:18 AMT  08:18 GMT
The group's letter denounces the racist announcements by Turkish government officials, the media, and members of society.
Mel Gibson working on “The Passion of the Christ” sequel

Mel Gibson working on “The Passion of the Christ” sequel

June 11, 2016 - 12:07 AMT  08:07 GMT
The Passion, Gibson's story of the persecution and crucifixion of Jesus, was released in 2004.
Athens planning to hide sculptures after busts go missing

Athens planning to hide sculptures after busts go missing

June 11, 2016 - 12:00 AMT  08:00 GMT
"We are examining the temporary withdrawal of some (of them) and their replacement with copies," Mayor Yiorgos Kaminis said.
First-ever Armenia IT Forum kicks off in Silicon Valley

First-ever Armenia IT Forum kicks off in Silicon Valley

June 11, 2016 - 11:57 AMT  07:57 GMT
The daylong gathering provides an opportunity to network, share ideas and identify investment opportunities in Armenia.
Joel Edgerton to star in “It Comes at Night” thriller

Joel Edgerton to star in “It Comes at Night” thriller

June 11, 2016 - 11:53 AMT  07:53 GMT
Edgerton will portray a man protecting his wife and son from a mysterious presence terrorizing them right outside their doorstep.
“The Jungle Book” crosses $900 million mark at worldwide box office

“The Jungle Book” crosses $900 million mark at worldwide box office

June 11, 2016 - 11:44 AMT  07:44 GMT
The film is now the 39th to reach the $900 million milestone. “Zootopia” recently became the 26th title to hit $1 billion.
Syria free prisoners on condition that they join army: media

Syria free prisoners on condition that they join army: media

June 11, 2016 - 11:41 AMT  07:41 GMT
A UN envoy said he had information from Russia and Syria that "some substantial number of fighters appeared to have been released."
Turkey’s HDP to file complaint with ECRH over MPs’ immunity removal

Turkey’s HDP to file complaint with ECRH over MPs’ immunity removal

June 11, 2016 - 11:24 AMT  07:24 GMT
“We don’t consider the removal of immunity as legal and fair; this is a completely political process initiated by the President,” an MP said.