New Syrian cabinet includes ethnic Armenian minister

New Syrian cabinet includes ethnic Armenian minister

September 1, 2014 - 13:04 AMT  09:04 GMT
Assad said the success of the new government will depend on “earning the trust of citizens through transparency and credibility.”
“Guardians of the Galaxy” becomes highest grossing film of year

“Guardians of the Galaxy” becomes highest grossing film of year

September 1, 2014 - 11:32 AMT  07:32 GMT
This is the third win for “Guardians of the Galaxy,” which recently crossed the $500 million mark worldwide.
Karabakh: recognition is the only humanitarian option

Karabakh: recognition is the only humanitarian option

September 1, 2014 - 11:31 AMT  07:31 GMT
As Nagorno-Karabakh (NKR) celebrates the 23rd Anniversary of its Declaration of Independence, the country remains in the unsatisfactory position of still being globally unrecognised. The route out of this situation seems complicated; history provides many conflicting examples which serve only to confuse and not to enlighten.
“Exodus”: Ridley Scott explains controversial casting decision

“Exodus”: Ridley Scott explains controversial casting decision

September 1, 2014 - 11:27 AMT  07:27 GMT
The movie, which also stars Sigourney Weaver (“Alien”) as an Egyptian queen, was criticized for its Caucasian cast.
1st look at Al Pacino in

1st look at Al Pacino in "Manglehorn" Venice Fest drama (video)

 September 1, 2014 - 11:15 AMT  07:15 GMT
After a dramatic effort to start over, Manglehorn faces a terrifying moment and is unmasked as a guy with a very, very dark past.
Turkish helmer plays down death threats over Genocide drama

Turkish helmer plays down death threats over Genocide drama

September 1, 2014 - 11:07 AMT  07:07 GMT
“I have a feeling the society is open to talking about this now. It's not as much of a taboo,” Fatih Akin said.
Apple mulls $400 price tag for iWatch?

Apple mulls $400 price tag for iWatch?

September 1, 2014 - 10:52 AMT  06:52 GMT
A $400 price tag would make the iWatch more costly than current smartwatches on the market, which vary from $150 to $300.
3D printer software developed to copy keys without seeing original

3D printer software developed to copy keys without seeing original (video)

 September 1, 2014 - 10:45 AMT  06:45 GMT
Photobump only needs a picture of the lock and other information such as the lock's depth to create a perfect replica.
Israel to appropriate West Bank land south of Bethlehem

Israel to appropriate West Bank land south of Bethlehem

September 1, 2014 - 10:33 AMT  06:33 GMT
The takeover of the land in the area of Gush Etzion clears the way for expansion of a settlement named Gevaot.
Heavy fighting breaks out between Syrian army, rebels on Golan Heights

Heavy fighting breaks out between Syrian army, rebels on Golan Heights

September 1, 2014 - 10:27 AMT  06:27 GMT
Rebels of al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front have been battling the Syrian army in the area and have wrested control of the crossing at Quneitra, operated by the UN.
U.S. judge rules Microsoft must handover emails stored abroad

U.S. judge rules Microsoft must handover emails stored abroad

August 30, 2014 - 15:41 AMT  11:41 GMT
The company says they will not release any emails to U.S. authorities, while it appeals the ruling.
Egyptian court gives life term to Muslim Brotherhood leader

Egyptian court gives life term to Muslim Brotherhood leader

August 30, 2014 - 15:15 AMT  11:15 GMT
Mohamed Badie was charged with killing at least nine people and inciting violence that injured 21 others in clashes near a mosque in Giza in 2013.
Iran's President slams U.S. sanctions as “invasion”

Iran's President slams U.S. sanctions as “invasion”

August 30, 2014 - 14:53 AMT  10:53 GMT
U.S. imposed existing sanctions on more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclear program.
270 ceasefire violations by Azeri side reported Aug 24-30

270 ceasefire violations by Azeri side reported Aug 24-30

August 30, 2014 - 14:26 AMT  10:26 GMT
Azerbaijan fired over 2000 shots from various caliber weapons towards the positions of Karabakh defense army.
Telluride Film Fest adds Benicio del Toro‘s “Escobar: Paradise Lost”

Telluride Film Fest adds Benicio del Toro‘s “Escobar: Paradise Lost”

August 30, 2014 - 13:00 AMT  09:00 GMT
“Escobar” stars Del Toro as the notorious drug trafficker alongside “Hunger Games” thesp Josh Hutcherson and Brady Corbet in the new thriller.
Pixar animated short “Lava” clip features singing volcano

Pixar animated short “Lava” clip features singing volcano (video)

 August 30, 2014 - 12:53 AMT  08:53 GMT
“Lava” will hit theaters with upcoming feature-length Pixar film “Inside Out” on June 19 next year.