Merkel says Russia sanctions still necessary

Merkel says Russia sanctions still necessary

November 26, 2014 - 10:06 AMT  06:06 GMT
“They (sanctions) are inevitable while Russia makes no or few efforts to overcome the crisis,” the German Chancellor said in Berlin.
“Game of Thrones” unveils mysterious Season 5 website, teaser vid

“Game of Thrones” unveils mysterious Season 5 website, teaser vid

November 26, 2014 - 09:51 AMT  05:51 GMT
“Thrones” writer George R.R. Martin clocked in at No. 3 on The Hollywood Reporter's list of Hollywood's most powerful authors.
Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon to topline

Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon to topline "Big Little Lies"

November 26, 2014 - 09:41 AMT  05:41 GMT
The Liane Moriarty book adaptation centers on three mothers to kindergartners whose seemingly perfect lives unravel to a murder-mystery.
100 out of 600 Turkish jihadists fighting in Syria killed: minister

100 out of 600 Turkish jihadists fighting in Syria killed: minister

November 26, 2014 - 09:25 AMT  05:25 GMT
Turkey has been subjected to criticism that it has turned a blind eye to extremists using its territory to cross into Syria.
UN humanitarian chief says 12.2 million Syrians need assistance

UN humanitarian chief says 12.2 million Syrians need assistance

November 26, 2014 - 09:09 AMT  05:09 GMT
Valerie Amos painted a grim picture of the worsening situation in Syria: a 40 percent contraction in the economy since 2011.
Number of Internet users approaching 3 billion globally: ITU

Number of Internet users approaching 3 billion globally: ITU

November 25, 2014 - 20:21 AMT  16:21 GMT
The quickest growth has occurred in developing countries, where the number of Internet users has doubled in the last five years.
U.S. says politicians shouldn't influence EU inquiry into Google

U.S. says politicians shouldn't influence EU inquiry into Google

November 25, 2014 - 20:15 AMT  16:15 GMT
The European Commission has been investigating Google for four years following complaints by rivals and has yet to come to a conclusion.
15 dead as building collapses in Cairo

15 dead as building collapses in Cairo

November 25, 2014 - 18:52 AMT  14:52 GMT
Building collapses happen regularly in Egypt due to illegal construction, and poor enforcement of regulations.
France suspends delivery of Mistral carriers to Russia

France suspends delivery of Mistral carriers to Russia

November 25, 2014 - 18:35 AMT  14:35 GMT
Deputy Defense Minister said Russia would not for now pursue claims against France over non-delivery, but expected the contract to be fulfilled.
Burial ceremony for Azeri-downed copter pilots

Burial ceremony for Azeri-downed copter pilots

November 25, 2014 - 17:54 AMT  13:54 GMT
On November 24, St. Sargis Church in Yerevan’s Nor Nork hosted a memorial service for the late pilots.
“Crossbones” John Malkovich pirate series sells worldwide

“Crossbones” John Malkovich pirate series sells worldwide

November 25, 2014 - 17:24 AMT  13:24 GMT
Crossbones is set in 1715 on the Bahamian island of Santa Compana, the first functioning democracy in the Americas.
Rihanna, Jim Parsons in DreamWorks animation

Rihanna, Jim Parsons in DreamWorks animation "Home" trailer

November 25, 2014 - 17:06 AMT  13:06 GMT
Coming from the creators of "The Croods", the family comedy is supported by Jennifer Lopez and Steve Martin.
France suspends planned warship delivery to Russia

France suspends planned warship delivery to Russia

November 25, 2014 - 17:04 AMT  13:04 GMT
"We are satisfied, it is the French who are not satisfied, and we are going to patiently wait," said Yury Borisov.
Greece sends frigate to rescue ship with hundreds of migrants

Greece sends frigate to rescue ship with hundreds of migrants

November 25, 2014 - 16:57 AMT  12:57 GMT
"There is no immediate danger, our priority is to save them if needed."We're waiting for the weather to calm down," a spokesman said.
“Goya: Order and Disorder” exhibit on view at Boston Museum of Fine Arts

“Goya: Order and Disorder” exhibit on view at Boston Museum of Fine Arts

November 25, 2014 - 16:18 AMT  12:18 GMT
The show includes many ink washes and sketches, some of which serve as studies for more finished works.
Euro area may be stuck in persistent stagnation: OECD

Euro area may be stuck in persistent stagnation: OECD

November 25, 2014 - 16:14 AMT  12:14 GMT
The GDP of the euro area is still below its pre-crisis peak, compared with the US and UK, which have surpassed theirs, the OECD said.