NATO launches major anti-submarine exercise in North Sea

NATO launches major anti-submarine exercise in North Sea

May 4, 2015 - 18:51 AMT  14:51 GMT
Although Norway shares a long maritime border with Russia in the Arctic, it played down the recent increase in activity.
U.S. says no civilian casualties in coalition airstrikes in Syria

U.S. says no civilian casualties in coalition airstrikes in Syria

May 4, 2015 - 18:47 AMT  14:47 GMT
Meanwhile the rights group which first reported the civilian casualties said the death toll has risen to 64, including at least 31 children.
McDonald's unveils massive turnaround plan to revive business

McDonald's unveils massive turnaround plan to revive business

May 4, 2015 - 18:37 AMT  14:37 GMT
"Our recent performance has been poor. The numbers don't lie," McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook said in a video overview.
5 political parties secure seats in new Karabakh parliament

5 political parties secure seats in new Karabakh parliament

May 4, 2015 - 18:11 AMT  14:11 GMT
The Republic of Nagorno Karabakh held its sixth parliamentary election since independence on May 3, 2015.
VivaCell-MTS suffers outage, fixes disruption

VivaCell-MTS suffers outage, fixes disruption

May 4, 2015 - 18:10 AMT  14:10 GMT
Part of VivaCell-MTS’ subscribers experienced intermittent disruptions connected to data transfer because of the outage.
Merkel defends German spy agency’s cooperation with NSA

Merkel defends German spy agency’s cooperation with NSA

May 4, 2015 - 17:19 AMT  13:19 GMT
The German Chancellor said she still believed that it was not acceptable for friendly nations to spy on each other.
Israeli FM taking his party into opposition

Israeli FM taking his party into opposition

May 4, 2015 - 17:16 AMT  13:16 GMT
Lieberman said he could not sit in the government after Netanyahu struck a series of deals with ultra-Orthodox partners.
Charles Aznavour releases new album ahead of his 91st birthday

Charles Aznavour releases new album ahead of his 91st birthday

May 4, 2015 - 17:02 AMT  13:02 GMT
The world ambassador of French songs, the singer is committed to continue his creative career with no thought about retirement.
Factories in Greece, France suffer falling production, job cuts

Factories in Greece, France suffer falling production, job cuts

May 4, 2015 - 16:39 AMT  12:39 GMT
Manufacturers in the world’s second-largest economy shed jobs and cut prices as they were hit by a drop in domestic demand.
“Avengers: The Age of Ultron” ruling the world at box office

“Avengers: The Age of Ultron” ruling the world at box office

May 4, 2015 - 15:47 AMT  11:47 GMT
Joss Whedon returns as writer and director for “Age of Ultron,” as does the ensemble cast topped by Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man).
Italian PM says new electoral law will clear path for wider reforms

Italian PM says new electoral law will clear path for wider reforms

May 4, 2015 - 15:32 AMT  11:32 GMT
"The electoral law which will, I think and hope, be approved by the Italian parliament has a great element of clarity," Renzi said.
Suicide bomber blows himself up in Damascus center

Suicide bomber blows himself up in Damascus center

May 4, 2015 - 15:12 AMT  11:12 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the bomber appeared to target an army general responsible for logistics.
Meerkat video streaming app adds Facebook support

Meerkat video streaming app adds Facebook support

May 4, 2015 - 14:00 AMT  10:00 GMT
Users can choose to log into the app using their Facebook account details and publish live stream alerts directly on the social network for friends to watch.
Int’l observers hail Karabakh election as democratic

Int’l observers hail Karabakh election as democratic

May 4, 2015 - 13:33 AMT  09:33 GMT
“The non-recognition should not prevent Karabakh from striving for further development and democracy-building,” Bako Sahakyan said.
Facebook reveals details of next step in Internet.org plans

Facebook reveals details of next step in Internet.org plans

May 4, 2015 - 13:00 AMT  09:00 GMT
“Websites do not pay to be included, and operators don’t charge developers for the data people use for their services,” it said.
Greece, int’l creditors pushing for agreement

Greece, int’l creditors pushing for agreement

May 4, 2015 - 12:49 AMT  08:49 GMT
A eurozone official said there was "convergence on some issues" while more work was needed on others, without elaborating.