Facebook rolling out Nearby Friends feature in U.S.

Facebook rolling out Nearby Friends feature in U.S.

April 19, 2014 - 10:45 AMT  06:45 GMT
When switched on, the option reveals how many miles away the person is, until you chose to share your precise location for a meet-up.
Deep-sea drone diving to record depths in lost Malaysian jet search

Deep-sea drone diving to record depths in lost Malaysian jet search

April 19, 2014 - 10:24 AMT  06:24 GMT
Now in its seventh week, the search has centered on a city-sized area where authorities believe the plane's black box may be located.
Police officer killed in Cairo car bomb explosion

Police officer killed in Cairo car bomb explosion

April 19, 2014 - 10:10 AMT  06:10 GMT
More than 430 police officers and army personnel have been killed in terrorist attacks since mass demonstrations against Morsi on 30 June.
Magnitude-7.2 quake hits Mexico City

Magnitude-7.2 quake hits Mexico City

April 19, 2014 - 09:59 AMT  05:59 GMT
There are no reports of casualties or significant damage, but frightened residents across the Mexican capital fled their homes as the tremor began.
U.S. threatens new Russia sanctions as Ukraine stalemate persists

U.S. threatens new Russia sanctions as Ukraine stalemate persists

April 19, 2014 - 09:47 AMT  05:47 GMT
The Russian Foreign Ministry said: "The Americans are once again stubbornly trying to whitewash the actions of the Kyiv authorities.”
Car bomb outside mosque in Syria’s Homs kills at least 14

Car bomb outside mosque in Syria’s Homs kills at least 14

April 18, 2014 - 21:42 AMT  17:42 GMT
The explosion occurred as worshippers left the Bilal al-Habshi mosque in the neighborhood of Akrama after attending Friday prayers.
U.S. film production company to make film on Armenian Genocide

U.S. film production company to make film on Armenian Genocide

April 18, 2014 - 21:04 AMT  17:04 GMT
“We want to make a big film and release it in April 2015, for the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide,” Nerses Arutunyan said.
Turkey's president rules out job swap with PM Erdogan

Turkey's president rules out job swap with PM Erdogan

April 18, 2014 - 19:52 AMT  15:52 GMT
"I don't have any political plan for the future under today's conditions," Gul told reporters in the western province of Kutahya.
3 killed as bomb explodes in Baghdad shopping street

3 killed as bomb explodes in Baghdad shopping street

April 18, 2014 - 17:33 AMT  13:33 GMT
Sunni insurgent groups have stepped up attacks across the country since last year, in a bid to undermine the Shiite-led government.
Clint Eastwood's “Jersey Boys” hit musical adaptation trailer

Clint Eastwood's “Jersey Boys” hit musical adaptation trailer (video)

 April 18, 2014 - 16:56 AMT  12:56 GMT
The supporting cast includes Vincent Piazza, Kathrine Narducci, Mike Doyle and Academy Award winner Christopher Walken.
Armenia won’t ink CU accession deal April 29, official corrects himself

Armenia won’t ink CU accession deal April 29, official corrects himself

April 18, 2014 - 16:41 AMT  12:41 GMT
“The deal will be signed upon completion of talks for preservation of customs duties for a number of imported goods,” Avanesyan said.
Agos: famous Armenians address Turkey ahead of Genocide anniversary

Agos: famous Armenians address Turkey ahead of Genocide anniversary

April 18, 2014 - 16:05 AMT  12:05 GMT
Rock-musician Serj Tankian, filmmaker Atom Egoyan were among those voicing their messages through the weekly.
Christopher Abbott's

Christopher Abbott's "James White" launches Kickstarter campaign

April 18, 2014 - 14:53 AMT  10:53 GMT
The film follows a young New Yorker struggling to take control of his self-destructive behavior in the face of momentous family challenges.
PM suggests halting penalties under new pension law

PM suggests halting penalties under new pension law

April 18, 2014 - 14:09 AMT  10:09 GMT
The official instructed to ready a draft law suspending exaction of fines before the parliament’s adoption of a new package of laws.
First Earth-size planet discovered in ‘habitable zone’ of another star

First Earth-size planet discovered in ‘habitable zone’ of another star

April 18, 2014 - 13:58 AMT  09:58 GMT
Kepler-186f orbits its star once every 130-days and receives one-third the energy from its star that Earth gets from the sun.
Rouhani says Iran has the might to deter any attacks

Rouhani says Iran has the might to deter any attacks

April 18, 2014 - 13:13 AMT  09:13 GMT
"We told the world during the talks and we repeat that we don't support any aggression ... We support dialogue," Rouhani said.