Flick’s iOS, Android apps receive overhaul

Flick’s iOS, Android apps receive overhaul

April 18, 2014 - 11:41 AMT  07:41 GMT
Users can now record a maximum of 30 seconds of HD video with live filters, as well as a selection of editing tools.
Pakistani seminary library named after bin Laden

Pakistani seminary library named after bin Laden

April 18, 2014 - 11:41 AMT  07:41 GMT
The mosque runs two schools, one for boys and one for girls. The girls' school has an all-female staff and about 15,000 students.
Google Camera app launched for Android devices

Google Camera app launched for Android devices

April 18, 2014 - 11:16 AMT  07:16 GMT
The software brings photography features, which were previously exclusive to Nexus hardware, to all users running Android 4.4 KitKat.
Japan sends soldiers to westernmost outpost, risks angering China

Japan sends soldiers to westernmost outpost, risks angering China

April 18, 2014 - 10:55 AMT  06:55 GMT
Japan, in National Defense Programme Guidelines issued in December, expressed "great concern" over China's rapid military buildup.
6 reported dead in Mount Everest avalanche

6 reported dead in Mount Everest avalanche

April 18, 2014 - 10:40 AMT  06:40 GMT
Tourism Ministry official Madhusudan Burlakoti said that three helicopters had been sent to the area to help in rescue efforts.
Palestinians rally for Israeli-held prisoners as peace talks collapse

Palestinians rally for Israeli-held prisoners as peace talks collapse

April 18, 2014 - 10:22 AMT  06:22 GMT
But it refused to free the final batch, using it as a bargaining chip to convince the Palestinians to extend negotiations until the end of the year.
U.S., EU, Ukraine adopt de-escalation document: Lavrov

U.S., EU, Ukraine adopt de-escalation document: Lavrov

April 18, 2014 - 10:04 AMT  06:04 GMT
Russian FM stressed that pushing for changes in the country’s non-aligned status will “undermine the efforts to resolve the crisis” in Ukraine.
Master of magical realism Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

Master of magical realism Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

April 18, 2014 - 09:33 AMT  05:33 GMT
Mario Vargas Llosa paid tribute to Garcia Marquez, calling him a "great writer" whose novels would live on.
Evacuations ordered as Peru volcano spews ash 4 km high

Evacuations ordered as Peru volcano spews ash 4 km high

April 17, 2014 - 23:23 AMT  19:23 GMT
Peru's health ministry says about 40 people have complained of eye inflammation and stomach problems from ash.
Obama, Merkel ‘share worries’ about situation in Ukraine

Obama, Merkel ‘share worries’ about situation in Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 22:50 AMT  18:50 GMT
"They said Russia in particular should use its influence on armed groups in eastern Ukraine to calm the situation," Wirtz said.
Annapurna to launch TV series about Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich

Annapurna to launch TV series about Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich (video)

 April 17, 2014 - 19:16 AMT  15:16 GMT
The project is set in the Golden Age of Hollywood and explores the relationships of the starlets a number of notable figures.
Armenia to sign Customs Union accession deal April 29

Armenia to sign Customs Union accession deal April 29

April 17, 2014 - 19:00 AMT  15:00 GMT
Talks are in progress over the number of goods for which Armenia seeks to continue levying its current, lower customs duties.
EFSE: Armenian Opportunities for Enterprise Development

EFSE: Armenian Opportunities for Enterprise Development

April 17, 2014 - 16:18 AMT  12:18 GMT
This year’s event will be held in Yerevan under the motto “16 Countries … and Opportunities for Enterprise Development.”
OSCE PA seeks to achieve serious progress in Karabakh settlement

OSCE PA seeks to achieve serious progress in Karabakh settlement

April 17, 2014 - 15:53 AMT  11:53 GMT
“Recent developments in Ukraine prove the necessity of solving the unsettled conflicts,” Ranko Krivokapic said.
April 24 may become Genocide commemoration day in St. Petersburg

April 24 may become Genocide commemoration day in St. Petersburg

April 17, 2014 - 15:37 AMT  11:37 GMT
Suggestion to make amendments to the regional law on holidays and memorial days was initiated by MP Vitaliy Milonov.
Turkish MPs set to pass disputable spy agency bill

Turkish MPs set to pass disputable spy agency bill

April 17, 2014 - 15:04 AMT  11:04 GMT
It is the latest in a string of moves critics say is undermining democracy in the country that is a candidate to join the European Union.