Johnny Depp’s “Pirates of the Caribbean 5” release date set

Johnny Depp’s “Pirates of the Caribbean 5” release date set

July 24, 2014 - 12:19 AMT  08:19 GMT
Depp, who will be 54 by the time of the movie's new release date, will reprise his role as Jack Sparrow, the temperamental captain who has led every film.

"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" unveils new poster

July 24, 2014 - 11:55 AMT  07:55 GMT
The poster features Smaug the dragon roaring and looming over a burning village with Bard the Bowman blocking his path.
Tommy Lee Jones joins Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman in “Criminal”

Tommy Lee Jones joins Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman in “Criminal”

July 24, 2014 - 11:41 AMT  07:41 GMT
The film centers on a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets and skills implanted into a prison inmate in hopes that he will stop a diabolical plot.
At least 13 children killed as train hits school bus in India

At least 13 children killed as train hits school bus in India

July 24, 2014 - 11:37 AMT  07:37 GMT
There are nearly 15,000 unmanned crossings on Indian railways and hundreds of people are killed on these crossings every year.
Turkey to portray Diaspora Armenians as 'sectarians': scholar

Turkey to portray Diaspora Armenians as 'sectarians': scholar

July 24, 2014 - 10:30 AMT  06:30 GMT
"Hrant Dink was killed in revenge for the assassination of Talat Pasha, the architect of the Armenian Genocide," Akcam writes.
China manufacturing activity grows at fastest pace in 18 months

China manufacturing activity grows at fastest pace in 18 months

July 24, 2014 - 09:32 AMT  05:32 GMT
The bank's purchasing managers' index (PMI), a gauge of the sector's health, rose to 52 in July, from 50.7 in June.
U.S. lifts flight ban to Israel as Gaza fighting rages

U.S. lifts flight ban to Israel as Gaza fighting rages

July 24, 2014 - 09:24 AMT  05:24 GMT
Israel denied any wrongdoing. "Get lost," Justice Minister Tzipi Livni said on her Facebook page in response to the investigation.
Angelina Jolie’s “Maleficent” tops $700 million at global box office

Angelina Jolie’s “Maleficent” tops $700 million at global box office

July 23, 2014 - 18:52 AMT  14:52 GMT
Released domestically on May 30, Maleficent opened at No. 1 with $69.4 million and has seen strong week-to-week holds.
Chuck Palahniuk's “Fight Club 2” comic book series get release date

Chuck Palahniuk's “Fight Club 2” comic book series get release date

July 23, 2014 - 18:39 AMT  14:39 GMT
The 10-part series will be illustrated by Cameron Stewart and take place in time periods both ahead of, and behind, the original 1996 novel.
Armenia seeks to launch visa elimination talks with EU: FM

Armenia seeks to launch visa elimination talks with EU: FM

July 23, 2014 - 18:24 AMT  14:24 GMT
Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian attended the Brussels-hosted meeting of Foreign Ministers of the EU and Eastern Partnership states.
47 dead as Transasia Airways plane makes emergency landing in Taiwan

47 dead as Transasia Airways plane makes emergency landing in Taiwan

July 23, 2014 - 18:12 AMT  14:12 GMT
Flight GE 222 was carrying 54 passengers and four crew members during stormy weather in the wake of Typhoon Matmo.
Two Ukrainian military fighter shot down, ministry says

Two Ukrainian military fighter shot down, ministry says

July 23, 2014 - 17:35 AMT  13:35 GMT
Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky said the planes may have been carrying up to two crew members each.
Ethan Hawke travels through time in “Predestination” trailer

Ethan Hawke travels through time in “Predestination” trailer (video)

 July 23, 2014 - 17:12 AMT  13:12 GMT
The actor stars as a time-traveling Temporal Agent who recruits a rookie (Sarah Snook) to help him catch a bomber who has eluded him for ages.
Iran says nuclear talks to resume in early September

Iran says nuclear talks to resume in early September

July 23, 2014 - 17:11 AMT  13:11 GMT
"The extension of talks shows this is a positive atmosphere," Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said.
“Predators” writer to work on “Deus Ex” acclaimed vid game adaptation

“Predators” writer to work on “Deus Ex” acclaimed vid game adaptation

July 23, 2014 - 16:33 AMT  12:33 GMT
The movie focuses on Adam Jensen, an ex-SWAT security specialist who undergoes mechanical augmentation in order to unravel a global conspiracy.
Kerry arrives in Tel Aviv to push for ceasefire between Israel, Hamas

Kerry arrives in Tel Aviv to push for ceasefire between Israel, Hamas

July 23, 2014 - 16:22 AMT  12:22 GMT
Israel reported that two more of its soldiers had died in the conflict, bringing the military's death toll to 29.