Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellows in Kobani

Turkey to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellows in Kobani

October 20, 2014 - 15:19 AMT  11:19 GMT
Mevlut Cavusoglu told a news conference that Turkey was facilitating the passage of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces.
Georgian ex-minister sentenced to 3 years in jail for murder cover-up

Georgian ex-minister sentenced to 3 years in jail for murder cover-up

October 20, 2014 - 15:06 AMT  11:06 GMT
Tbilisi City Court found the former minister guilty and also prohibited him from holding any official post for two years.
“Speed Sisters” Palestinian doc to premiere at Ajyal Youth Film Fest

“Speed Sisters” Palestinian doc to premiere at Ajyal Youth Film Fest

October 20, 2014 - 14:58 AMT  10:58 GMT
Lebanese-Canadian director Amber Fares’ “Speed Sisters” is about what motivates five women to become speed race drivers in the region.
Neil Gaiman teases slate of “Vertigo” comic book films

Neil Gaiman teases slate of “Vertigo” comic book films

October 20, 2014 - 14:53 AMT  10:53 GMT
“Vertigo” is the creator-owned imprint of DC Comics, and the home of popular series including “American Vampire,” “Fables,” “Hellblazer.”
Armenian Orphan Rug display not a message to Turkey: White House

Armenian Orphan Rug display not a message to Turkey: White House

October 20, 2014 - 14:23 AMT  10:23 GMT
“The Rug being an item of major historical value, U.S. administration was long waiting for an occasion to properly exhibit it,” an official said.
Microsoft “to roll out fitness wearables within weeks”

Microsoft “to roll out fitness wearables within weeks”

October 20, 2014 - 14:01 AMT  10:01 GMT
Microsoft is apparently developing apps for Windows Phone, iOS and Android to support users with notifications from the band.
Archos launching smartphone-compatible virtual reality headset

Archos launching smartphone-compatible virtual reality headset

October 20, 2014 - 13:57 AMT  09:57 GMT
The accessory consists of a chunky visor that straps to the user's head, with a slot for hosting their handset and beaming its display in front of them.
Poland should decide on euro path after 2015 vote: President

Poland should decide on euro path after 2015 vote: President

October 20, 2014 - 13:45 AMT  09:45 GMT
Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz's center-right government does not now have the two-thirds majority in parliament needed to do so.
Australia’s Parliament House lifts ban on facial coverings

Australia’s Parliament House lifts ban on facial coverings

October 20, 2014 - 13:31 AMT  09:31 GMT
Parry said the policy on face coverings was not made on the advice of police or the national domestic security agency.
Pedro Almodóvar’s “All About My Mother” closes Lumiere Fest

Pedro Almodóvar’s “All About My Mother” closes Lumiere Fest

October 20, 2014 - 13:24 AMT  09:24 GMT
“All About My Mother” brought to an end a vibrant festival blessed by fulsome occupancy rates for films 40, 70 and 90 years old.
Lavrov: U.S. tries to use situation in Ukraine ‘to put Russia in its place’

Lavrov: U.S. tries to use situation in Ukraine ‘to put Russia in its place’

October 20, 2014 - 13:15 AMT  09:15 GMT
The FM said Washington was willing to resolve the existing problems, but its approach was aimed at serving U.S. interests alone.
Fox Searchlight to buy Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts’ “Demolition”

Fox Searchlight to buy Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts’ “Demolition”

October 20, 2014 - 13:07 AMT  09:07 GMT
“Demolition” centers on an investment banker (Gyllenhaal) who finds himself in emotional turmoil after the death of his wife.
Russia’s “Leviathan” wins best film award at London Festival

Russia’s “Leviathan” wins best film award at London Festival

October 20, 2014 - 12:57 AMT  08:57 GMT
The prize for the most impressive screen debut went to Sameena Jabeen Ahmed for her performance in the film “Catch Me Daddy.”
China donates $6mln for food in Ebola-stricken countries

China donates $6mln for food in Ebola-stricken countries

October 20, 2014 - 12:53 AMT  08:53 GMT
Altogether, donors have given nearly $400 million to UN agencies and aid groups, still far from the $988 million requested.
Universal sets release dates for “Cybernatural,” “Jem & the Holograms”

Universal sets release dates for “Cybernatural,” “Jem & the Holograms”

October 20, 2014 - 12:48 AMT  08:48 GMT
“Jem,” based on a 1980's cartoon, follows a small-town girl who catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar.
Jay Leno awarded with Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Jay Leno awarded with Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

October 20, 2014 - 12:36 AMT  08:36 GMT
The comedian joins previous honorees which include Carol Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres, Will Ferrell and Bill Cosby.