Fast-moving wildfires hit California, force evacuations

Fast-moving wildfires hit California, force evacuations

July 28, 2014 - 09:57 AMT  05:57 GMT
Most of the victims were hit on a beach in Los Angeles, though one golfer was also struck on nearby Catalina island.
Israel sees no need for another Gaza ceasefire: official

Israel sees no need for another Gaza ceasefire: official

July 28, 2014 - 09:49 AMT  05:49 GMT
Tensions between PM Netanyahu's government and Washington flared over U.S. mediation to end the almost three-week-old war
Russia lashes out at EU latest Ukraine-related sanctions

Russia lashes out at EU latest Ukraine-related sanctions

July 26, 2014 - 16:56 AMT  12:56 GMT
"We are sure the decisions will be greeted enthusiastically by international terrorists," the Foreign Ministry said.
U.S. closes embassy in Libya, evacuates staff

U.S. closes embassy in Libya, evacuates staff

July 26, 2014 - 16:37 AMT  12:37 GMT
The embassy staff were evacuated to neighboring Tunisia "due to the ongoing violence, the U.S. State Department said.

Foreign ministers calls for Gaza ceasefire extension

July 26, 2014 - 16:28 AMT  12:28 GMT
"All of us call on the parties to extend the military ceasefire that is currently underway," Laurent Fabius said.
Syrian rebels shoot down helicopter, activists say

Syrian rebels shoot down helicopter, activists say

July 26, 2014 - 16:02 AMT  12:02 GMT
The Observatory for Human Rights said the helicopter was shot down with a missile over a poor area of town known as Camp Nairab.
Fitch affirms Russia’s BBB rating with negative outlook

Fitch affirms Russia’s BBB rating with negative outlook

July 26, 2014 - 15:38 AMT  11:38 GMT
The agency also affirmed the short-term foreign currency IDR at “F3.” The country ceiling has been lowered to 'BBB' from 'BBB+'.
French unemployment rate hits new high in June

French unemployment rate hits new high in June

July 26, 2014 - 15:28 AMT  11:28 GMT
The Labor Ministry said the number of job offers received by the state employment agency had risen 5.4 percent in June from May.
Central Ukrainian town mayor shot dead: ministry

Central Ukrainian town mayor shot dead: ministry

July 26, 2014 - 15:08 AMT  11:08 GMT
Oleh Babayev, was killed when a car pulled up to his own, and an unidentified person fired three shots from a gun with a silencer.
Armenian soldier killed as Azeris attempt to penetrate into Karabakh

Armenian soldier killed as Azeris attempt to penetrate into Karabakh

July 26, 2014 - 14:43 AMT  10:43 GMT
According to the NKR defense army, the saboteurs were driven back, suffering losses and leaving technical devices and armament.
ISIS may be added to UN list of war crimes

ISIS may be added to UN list of war crimes

July 26, 2014 - 14:20 AMT  10:20 GMT
Meanwhile, ISIS rebels said they had seized control of a large military base on the outskirts of the northern city of Raqqa.
Azeris shell Armenian villages, retreat with wounded

Azeris shell Armenian villages, retreat with wounded

July 26, 2014 - 13:14 AMT  09:14 GMT
Azerbaijani armed forces shelled the Armenian border villages of Nerkin Karmaghbyur, Movses and Aygepar overnight.
PBS SoCal Plus to air documentary on Tumo center

PBS SoCal Plus to air documentary on Tumo center

July 26, 2014 - 12:46 AMT  08:46 GMT
The short documentary film is directed by Vahe Babaian and produced by Bérj Beramian, made as a Zealpix production.
Apple acquires BookLamp startup ‘to beat Amazon’

Apple acquires BookLamp startup ‘to beat Amazon’

July 26, 2014 - 12:38 AMT  08:38 GMT
BookLamp’s tech and talent could help Apple improve its iBooks service with better recommendations, search, and categorization.
Toyota-BMW sports car cooperation details leaked

Toyota-BMW sports car cooperation details leaked

July 26, 2014 - 12:20 AMT  08:20 GMT
The Supra will have three electric motors, according to the source, with a pair being in the front and the third in the back.
Armenian inscriptions added to signboards in Turkish city

Armenian inscriptions added to signboards in Turkish city

July 26, 2014 - 11:21 AMT  07:21 GMT
“The Kurdish people have historical-cultural similarities with the Armenians,” the Mayor of Artamed, Sevil Rojbin Cetin said.