California State Senate recognizes Artsakh independence

California State Senate recognizes Artsakh independence

August 28, 2014 - 10:39 AMT  06:39 GMT
State of California now joins Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine and Louisiana in adopting legislation which supports the independence of Artsakh.
Lionsgate acquires Arnold Schwarzenegger thriller “Maggie”

Lionsgate acquires Arnold Schwarzenegger thriller “Maggie”

August 27, 2014 - 18:55 AMT  14:55 GMT
The pic tells the story of a deadly zombie virus that has spread a plague across the world. Abigail Breslin portrays a young woman who becomes infected.

"L.A. Confidential" author writing remake of classic noir "Laura"

August 27, 2014 - 18:50 AMT  14:50 GMT
"L.A. Confidential" crime novel was translated into the much-loved Oscar-winning Russell Crowe-Guy Pearce thriller.
Afghan forces battling Taliban for control over Kunduz province

Afghan forces battling Taliban for control over Kunduz province

August 27, 2014 - 17:55 AMT  13:55 GMT
The fighting in Kunduz reflects a broader trend of insurgent attacks across the country involving hundreds of fighters at a time.
UK analyst: Azerbaijan, as a losing party, interested in boosting tensions

UK analyst: Azerbaijan, as a losing party, interested in boosting tensions

August 27, 2014 - 17:38 AMT  13:38 GMT
Thomas de Waal expressed concern over the recent border clashes resulting in more victims than throughout the year 2013.
“Kill Bill” star Daryl Hannah joins James Franco in “Michael” indie drama

“Kill Bill” star Daryl Hannah joins James Franco in “Michael” indie drama

August 27, 2014 - 16:51 AMT  12:51 GMT
Director Justin Kelly has previously described the movie as “a very relatable story about the power of belief and the desire to belong.”
Tom Hanks to film

Tom Hanks to film "Da Vinci Code" treequel "Inferno" in April 2015

August 27, 2014 - 16:43 AMT  12:43 GMT
The movie is based on the fourth installment in Brown's book series, skipping the actual third book "The Lost Symbol."
IMF chief under investigation for negligence in French fraud case

IMF chief under investigation for negligence in French fraud case

August 27, 2014 - 15:11 AMT  11:11 GMT
She has been questioned several times about her role in a 400mln euro compensation payout to businessman Bernard Tapie in 2008.
Finland, Sweden say will work more closely with NATO

Finland, Sweden say will work more closely with NATO

August 27, 2014 - 15:04 AMT  11:04 GMT
The Finnish govt. says he Host Nation Support agreement applies to situations which include "disasters, disruptions and threats to security."
Instagram unveils new Hyperlapse video app

Instagram unveils new Hyperlapse video app

August 27, 2014 - 14:57 AMT  10:57 GMT
A normal time-lapse video would require a tripod and your camera being completely still, but Instagram's clever algorithm has changed this.
Google rolls out Gmail update to boost Hangouts integration

Google rolls out Gmail update to boost Hangouts integration

August 27, 2014 - 14:53 AMT  10:53 GMT
The new Hangouts chat tab makes it easier for users to tell which of their friends are online.
Surveillance flights over Syria launched as U.S. mulls airstrikes against IS

Surveillance flights over Syria launched as U.S. mulls airstrikes against IS

August 27, 2014 - 14:41 AMT  10:41 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported that “non-Syrian spy planes” carried out surveillance flights.
Erdogan says incoming PM Davutoglu to announce cabinet August 29

Erdogan says incoming PM Davutoglu to announce cabinet August 29

August 27, 2014 - 14:25 AMT  10:25 GMT
The AK Party was set to elect current Foreign Minister Davutoglu as its leader at the congress in an Ankara sports hall.
Screen Media Films nabs “Faults” indie thriller

Screen Media Films nabs “Faults” indie thriller

August 27, 2014 - 14:12 AMT  10:12 GMT
“Faults,” which serves as Riley Stearns’ directorial debut, made its world premiere earlier this year at SXSW.
Animation set for major push at Tokyo Film Festival

Animation set for major push at Tokyo Film Festival

August 27, 2014 - 13:34 AMT  09:34 GMT
Also, among the initiatives announced was Crosscut Asia, a showcase focusing on films from Asian countries, directors and actors.
Gaza ceasefire holds as both sides weigh gains

Gaza ceasefire holds as both sides weigh gains

August 27, 2014 - 13:31 AMT  09:31 GMT
The war caused widespread destruction in the densely populated coastal territory, and paralyzed large parts of southern Israel.