European Parliament approves Georgia visa waiver

European Parliament approves Georgia visa waiver

February 2, 2017 - 15:55 AMT  11:55 GMT
Parliament´s rapporteur for the proposal, Mariya Gabriel (EPP, BG), acknowledged the “broad and complex reforms” carried out by Georgia.
Open Road nabs star-studded animated comedy “Thunder Squad”

Open Road nabs star-studded animated comedy “Thunder Squad”

February 2, 2017 - 15:50 AMT  11:50 GMT
It features the voices of Jeremy Renner, Alec Baldwin, Heidi Klum, John Cleese, James Franco, Anjelica Huston and Omar Sy.
Syrian army recaptures 30 towns and villages from Islamic State

Syrian army recaptures 30 towns and villages from Islamic State

February 2, 2017 - 15:39 AMT  11:39 GMT
The Syrian army also signaled on February 2 it would press on with operations against Islamic State northeast of Aleppo.
Jessica Brown Findlay in

Jessica Brown Findlay in "This Beautiful Fantastic" trailer (video)

 February 2, 2017 - 15:04 AMT  11:04 GMT
The film, described as a contemporary fairytale, follows the friendship between a quirky young woman with a bad-tempered old widower.

"Arrival" helmer to direct "Dune" Frank Herbert novel adaptation

February 2, 2017 - 14:46 AMT  10:46 GMT
"Dune" reboot will be another sci-fi pic to be added to Villeneuve's filmography after the highly-praised "Arrival" and the upcoming "Blade Runner 2049".
Mosquitos beating gene editing with rapid evolution

Mosquitos beating gene editing with rapid evolution

February 2, 2017 - 14:39 AMT  10:39 GMT
Gene editing and gene drives have the potential to be a massive scientific breakthrough, letting scientists target and eliminate diseases.
Human brain reshapes itself during spaceflight, study suggests

Human brain reshapes itself during spaceflight, study suggests

February 2, 2017 - 14:24 AMT  10:24 GMT
Apparently, scientists saw both an increase and a decrease in gray matter in different parts of the brain.
5% of Armenian users block ads online, study finds

5% of Armenian users block ads online, study finds

February 2, 2017 - 14:23 AMT  10:23 GMT
Georgia’s ad blocking rate is the same as that of Armenia at 5%, while Russia and Turkey’s rates stand at 6% and 7%, respectively.
John Wetton of King Crimson and Asia dies at 67

John Wetton of King Crimson and Asia dies at 67

February 2, 2017 - 14:08 AMT  10:08 GMT
Wetton, who initially found fame as the bass player in King Crimson, had already pulled out of Asia’s upcoming co-headline tour with Journey.
Turkey energy imports plunged by 28% in 2016

Turkey energy imports plunged by 28% in 2016

February 2, 2017 - 13:49 AMT  09:49 GMT
Data showed that Turkey's overall imports in 2016 amounted to $198.6 billion in comparison to $207.23 billion in 2015.