Troops from 15 countries start drills in Ukraine

Troops from 15 countries start drills in Ukraine

September 15, 2014 - 17:51 AMT  13:51 GMT
Some 200 U.S. troops are taking part in the military exercise, codenamed Rapid Trident, near Lviv, on the Polish-Ukrainian border.
OSCE hopes for intensive peace talks on Karabakh, CiO rep says

OSCE hopes for intensive peace talks on Karabakh, CiO rep says

September 15, 2014 - 17:16 AMT  13:16 GMT
According to Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk, the Organization welcomes any initiatives to move the process forward.
Kurdish fighters capture dozen villages from Islamists in Syria

Kurdish fighters capture dozen villages from Islamists in Syria

September 15, 2014 - 16:48 AMT  12:48 GMT
Kurdish fighters and members of the Islamic State group have been fighting each other for more than a year in northern Syria.

"The Houses October Built" horror unleashes 1st trailer (video)

 September 15, 2014 - 16:34 AMT  12:34 GMT
The film comes in the found-footage format that became popular again after 1999's "The Blair Witch Project".
Clarius nabs Owen Wilson comedy “She’s Funny That Way”

Clarius nabs Owen Wilson comedy “She’s Funny That Way”

September 15, 2014 - 16:08 AMT  12:08 GMT
The movie stars Owen Wilson as a married film and Broadway director who falls for a prostitute-turned-actress (Imogen Poots).
IAEA presses Iran to address nuclear suspicions

IAEA presses Iran to address nuclear suspicions

September 15, 2014 - 15:54 AMT  11:54 GMT
The IAEA is still not in a position to "conclude that all nuclear material in Iran is in peaceful activities", Yukiya Amano said.
Snowden claims there is U.S. spy sensor in New Zealand

Snowden claims there is U.S. spy sensor in New Zealand

September 15, 2014 - 15:36 AMT  11:36 GMT
A network of sensors placed around the world would allow him to search on an email address. One of those sensors is in New Zealand.
Investors pull $27B out of Britain amid Scottish secession fears: report

Investors pull $27B out of Britain amid Scottish secession fears: report

September 15, 2014 - 15:30 AMT  11:30 GMT
The financial outflow of $27 billion in August was the biggest since the white heat of the 2008 financial crisis.
ANCA calls for Senate scrutiny of U.S. envoy-designate to Azerbaijan

ANCA calls for Senate scrutiny of U.S. envoy-designate to Azerbaijan

September 15, 2014 - 15:12 AMT  11:12 GMT
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee begins consideration of President Obama’s nominees to these two Caucasus countries.
“Whiplash,” “The Good Lie” win at Deauville American Film Fest

“Whiplash,” “The Good Lie” win at Deauville American Film Fest

September 15, 2014 - 15:06 AMT  11:06 GMT
Other winners at the Deauville American Film Festival include David Robert Mitchell's “It Follows.”
Jazz funk pioneer Joe Sample dies at 75

Jazz funk pioneer Joe Sample dies at 75

September 15, 2014 - 14:48 AMT  10:48 GMT
Sample, a Texan, was a founding member of the Jazz Crusaders, which later became known simply as The Crusaders.

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" unveils new teaser (video)

 September 15, 2014 - 14:35 AMT  10:35 GMT
In the film, Katniss reluctantly leads the districts of Panem in a rebellion against the tyrannical and corrupt Capitol.
Cumberbatch’s “Imitation Game” wins Toronto Fest audience award

Cumberbatch’s “Imitation Game” wins Toronto Fest audience award

September 15, 2014 - 14:23 AMT  10:23 GMT
The World War II drama, directed by Morten Tyldum, will be released by the Weinstein Company on Nov. 21.
Hollande warns of global threat posed by Islamic State

Hollande warns of global threat posed by Islamic State

September 15, 2014 - 14:20 AMT  10:20 GMT
Fuad Masum, who is co-hosting the conference, said the international community must pursue the jihadists wherever they were.
Egypt boosts security at tourist destinations: minister

Egypt boosts security at tourist destinations: minister

September 15, 2014 - 14:00 AMT  10:00 GMT
According to the Tourism Ministry, only 9.5 million visitors came to Egypt in 2013, compared with over 14 million in 2010.
Intel-powered Peak smartwatch adds advanced heart-rate monitor

Intel-powered Peak smartwatch adds advanced heart-rate monitor

September 15, 2014 - 13:50 AMT  09:50 GMT
Basis is already shipping the first-generation model of its Peak smartwatch, with its successor tipped to make an appearance at CES early next year.