Samsung unveils two new mid-tier handsets

Samsung unveils two new mid-tier handsets

October 31, 2014 - 08:27 AMT  04:27 GMT
The Galaxy A3 and A5 will be Samsung's first devices to feature fully metal bodies and its thinnest smartphones to date.
Russia agrees to resume gas supplies to Ukraine in EU-brokered deal

Russia agrees to resume gas supplies to Ukraine in EU-brokered deal

October 31, 2014 - 08:17 AMT  04:17 GMT
The terms include the EU acting as guarantor for Ukraine's gas purchases from Russia and helping to meet outstanding debts.
UN: human suffering in Syria is worsening

UN: human suffering in Syria is worsening

October 30, 2014 - 23:58 AMT  19:58 GMT
"We are still unable to deliver sufficient quantities of aid to people in the hardest to reach areas," Kang told the 15-nation council.
Pirate Bay co-founder faces 6 years in jail

Pirate Bay co-founder faces 6 years in jail

October 30, 2014 - 23:45 AMT  19:45 GMT
The Danish court found Warg and his co-defendant guilty of breaking into computers owned by technology services giant CSC.
Norway to send 120 soldiers to join campaign against IS in Iraq

Norway to send 120 soldiers to join campaign against IS in Iraq

October 30, 2014 - 23:41 AMT  19:41 GMT
Erna Solberg said that Norwegian soldiers would not take part in any fighting but would train and assist local security forces.
WhatsApp delays voice-calling feature untill early 2015

WhatsApp delays voice-calling feature untill early 2015

October 30, 2014 - 19:00 AMT  15:00 GMT
WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook in a big-money deal earlier this year, and the social network already operates its own Messenger app.
Lenovo rolls out new Yoga Tablet 2 with Windows 8.1 on board

Lenovo rolls out new Yoga Tablet 2 with Windows 8.1 on board

October 30, 2014 - 18:54 AMT  14:54 GMT
The slate follows the 8-inch and 10-inch models announced earlier this month to market and is powered by a 1.86GHz quad-core Intel Atom processor.
Spain's Council of State says new Catalonia vote should be blocked

Spain's Council of State says new Catalonia vote should be blocked

October 30, 2014 - 18:22 AMT  14:22 GMT
The northeastern region earlier this month abandoned plans for a referendum on that day after it was blocked in the courts.
Susan Sarandon, Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning to star in

Susan Sarandon, Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning to star in "3 Generations"

October 30, 2014 - 18:11 AMT  14:11 GMT
Gaby Dellal ("On a Clear Day") is directing the indie, budgeted in the $5 million range. Production will begin in New York in early Nov.
Higher govt. spending helps boost U.S. economy growth

Higher govt. spending helps boost U.S. economy growth

October 30, 2014 - 18:10 AMT  14:10 GMT
In the first quarter the economy contracted at an annual rate of 2.1% after severe weather hampered economic activity.
BBC buys John Boorman’s “Queen and Country” Cannes Fest drama

BBC buys John Boorman’s “Queen and Country” Cannes Fest drama

October 30, 2014 - 17:52 AMT  13:52 GMT
“Queen and Country” stars Callum Turner, Caleb Landry Jones, David Thewlis and Vanessa Kirby.
IS militants kill hundreds of Iraqi prisoners: rights group

IS militants kill hundreds of Iraqi prisoners: rights group

October 30, 2014 - 17:52 AMT  13:52 GMT
Also in June, the IS group claimed it had "executed" about 1,700 soldiers and military personnel captured from Camp Speicher.
Ameriabank posts AMD 5 billion net asset growth in Jan-Sep 2014

Ameriabank posts AMD 5 billion net asset growth in Jan-Sep 2014

October 30, 2014 - 17:30 AMT  13:30 GMT
According to Gevorg Tarumyan, in 2014, Ameriabank was leading the banking sector for assets, liabilities and corporate loans.
Karabakh demining works to be completed by 2016: USAID

Karabakh demining works to be completed by 2016: USAID

October 30, 2014 - 15:57 AMT  11:57 GMT
Since 1995, 345 people in Karabakh were blown up by mines, one third of them children, with an annual count of victims at 40.
HP rolls out Sprout, new PC with built-in projector

HP rolls out Sprout, new PC with built-in projector

October 30, 2014 - 15:17 AMT  11:17 GMT
What makes the machine different from others is that the projector and touch mat actually replace the keyboard and mouse.
Oppo launches world's slimmest smartphone at 4.85mm

Oppo launches world's slimmest smartphone at 4.85mm

October 30, 2014 - 15:07 AMT  11:07 GMT
The record was previously held by fellow Chinese manufacturer Gionee, whose Elife S5.1 handset came in at 5.15mm.