Fitch says U.S. still deserves AAA credit rating

Fitch says U.S. still deserves AAA credit rating

September 20, 2014 - 10:36 AMT  06:36 GMT
Fitch noted that the economic growth in the U.S. is stronger than most other advanced countries, even if still not particularly fast.
Storm heads to Taiwan after leaving 200,000 displaced in Philippines

Storm heads to Taiwan after leaving 200,000 displaced in Philippines

September 20, 2014 - 10:15 AMT  06:15 GMT
A boat capsized in the central Philippines but all 53 crew and passengers were rescued by the navy, Alexander Pama said.
ECHR to hear Berlusconi appeal against tax fraud conviction

ECHR to hear Berlusconi appeal against tax fraud conviction

September 20, 2014 - 09:57 AMT  05:57 GMT
The 77-year-old was convicted of artificially inflating prices of film distribution rights bought by his company, Mediaset, to avoid taxes.
Dink Award winner says ‘new Turkey is a scary place’

Dink Award winner says ‘new Turkey is a scary place’

September 20, 2014 - 09:49 AMT  05:49 GMT
“This means new violations and more threats, and we are already seeing the signs of this,” Şebnem Korur Fincancı said.
Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agree to create buffer zone

Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agree to create buffer zone

September 20, 2014 - 08:55 AMT  04:55 GMT
The longer-range artillery systems are to be pulled even farther back to make sure the parties can't reach one another.
Islamic State militants release Turkish hostages in Iraq

Islamic State militants release Turkish hostages in Iraq

September 20, 2014 - 08:45 AMT  04:45 GMT
Turkey has refused direct involvement in the military campaign against IS partly because of fears over the hostages' safety.
President Sargsyan meets Pope Francis in Rome

President Sargsyan meets Pope Francis in Rome

September 19, 2014 - 19:00 AMT  15:00 GMT
After meeting the Pope, President Sargsyan met with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State.
Aram I to petition Turkish court for return of Sis catholicosate

Aram I to petition Turkish court for return of Sis catholicosate

September 19, 2014 - 18:35 AMT  14:35 GMT
"Turkey must always be reminded that Armenia will never stop fighting for its rights in the face of all odds," the Catholicos stressed.
Pakistan picks “Daughter” Toronto thriller as foreign Oscar entry

Pakistan picks “Daughter” Toronto thriller as foreign Oscar entry

September 19, 2014 - 17:45 AMT  13:45 GMT
A woman married off when she was 15, flees her family with her daughter when it emerges that the daughter might suffer the same fate.
Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain’s “Most Violent Year” enters Oscar race

Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain’s “Most Violent Year” enters Oscar race (video)

 September 19, 2014 - 17:18 AMT  13:18 GMT
Set during in crime-ridden New York in 1981, the film follows an immigrant family as they attempt to capitalize on the American Dream.
Turkey’s recognition of Genocide will promote regional stability: PM

Turkey’s recognition of Genocide will promote regional stability: PM

September 19, 2014 - 17:05 AMT  13:05 GMT
Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan stressed the invaluable role of Diaspora in the Genocide recognition campaign.
Google, Apple to encrypt users' data by default

Google, Apple to encrypt users' data by default

September 19, 2014 - 16:56 AMT  12:56 GMT
The introduction of default encryption also protects U.S. firms from having to hand over data to law enforcement agencies.

"Hotel Transylvania" helmer’s “Popeye” unveils 1st footage (video)

 September 19, 2014 - 16:10 AMT  12:10 GMT
Gennady Tartakovskys’ directed "Hotel Transylvania" which earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Animated Film for Sony.
Russia mulls ways to isolate itself from internet ‘in case of emergency’

Russia mulls ways to isolate itself from internet ‘in case of emergency’

September 19, 2014 - 16:10 AMT  12:10 GMT
Emergency situations would include “any military activities against the country or mass protests within the country”, a source said.
Oscar winner Ang Lee to adapt “Long Halftime Walk” satirical novel

Oscar winner Ang Lee to adapt “Long Halftime Walk” satirical novel

September 19, 2014 - 15:47 AMT  11:47 GMT
The film centers on 19-year-old soldier Billy Lynn and his squad, pushed into the limelight as heroes after surviving a battle in Iraq.
No alternative to int’l censure of Armenian Genocide: President

No alternative to int’l censure of Armenian Genocide: President

September 19, 2014 - 15:36 AMT  11:36 GMT
“Sooner or later the Genocide will be given a complete, comprehensive and unequivocal characterization,” the Armenian leader said.