Effort to abolish Armenian Genocide curriculum in Toronto failed

Effort to abolish Armenian Genocide curriculum in Toronto failed

July 28, 2014 - 14:04 AMT  10:04 GMT
The Armenian Genocide has been taught since 2008 in a secondary school course called Genocide and Crimes again Humanity.
Russia ordered to pay $50bn to former Yukos shareholders

Russia ordered to pay $50bn to former Yukos shareholders

July 28, 2014 - 13:44 AMT  09:44 GMT
The claim was filed by a subsidiary for the financial holding company GML, once the biggest shareholder in Yukos Oil Co.
Nissan reports boosted Q1 profit on improved sales in China, U.S.

Nissan reports boosted Q1 profit on improved sales in China, U.S.

July 28, 2014 - 13:41 AMT  09:41 GMT
It stuck with an annual operating profit forecast of 535 billion yen for the financial year ending in March 2015.
Libyan govt. appeals for ‘international help’ amid clashes

Libyan govt. appeals for ‘international help’ amid clashes

July 28, 2014 - 13:33 AMT  09:33 GMT
The battle for control of the airport began two weeks ago when Islamist-led militias launched a surprise assault on the airport.
China's Muslim extremists possibly fighting in Iraq, official says

China's Muslim extremists possibly fighting in Iraq, official says

July 28, 2014 - 11:30 AMT  07:30 GMT
Wu Sike told reporters that China was extremely worried about the role of extremist groups in the fighting in Syria and Iraq.
Apple close to buying Pandora-for-talk-radio app Swell: report

Apple close to buying Pandora-for-talk-radio app Swell: report

July 28, 2014 - 11:10 AMT  07:10 GMT
The Swell acquisition comes as part of a string of content apps that Apple has picked up over the last couple of months
Costa Concordia completes its final journey

Costa Concordia completes its final journey

July 28, 2014 - 10:31 AMT  06:31 GMT
"Our big ally has been the ship," said Franco Gabrielli, the Italian government official overseeing the operation.
Fast-moving wildfires hit California, force evacuations

Fast-moving wildfires hit California, force evacuations

July 28, 2014 - 09:57 AMT  05:57 GMT
Most of the victims were hit on a beach in Los Angeles, though one golfer was also struck on nearby Catalina island.
Israel sees no need for another Gaza ceasefire: official

Israel sees no need for another Gaza ceasefire: official

July 28, 2014 - 09:49 AMT  05:49 GMT
Tensions between PM Netanyahu's government and Washington flared over U.S. mediation to end the almost three-week-old war
Russia lashes out at EU latest Ukraine-related sanctions

Russia lashes out at EU latest Ukraine-related sanctions

July 26, 2014 - 16:56 AMT  12:56 GMT
"We are sure the decisions will be greeted enthusiastically by international terrorists," the Foreign Ministry said.
U.S. closes embassy in Libya, evacuates staff

U.S. closes embassy in Libya, evacuates staff

July 26, 2014 - 16:37 AMT  12:37 GMT
The embassy staff were evacuated to neighboring Tunisia "due to the ongoing violence, the U.S. State Department said.

Foreign ministers calls for Gaza ceasefire extension

July 26, 2014 - 16:28 AMT  12:28 GMT
"All of us call on the parties to extend the military ceasefire that is currently underway," Laurent Fabius said.
Syrian rebels shoot down helicopter, activists say

Syrian rebels shoot down helicopter, activists say

July 26, 2014 - 16:02 AMT  12:02 GMT
The Observatory for Human Rights said the helicopter was shot down with a missile over a poor area of town known as Camp Nairab.
Fitch affirms Russia’s BBB rating with negative outlook

Fitch affirms Russia’s BBB rating with negative outlook

July 26, 2014 - 15:38 AMT  11:38 GMT
The agency also affirmed the short-term foreign currency IDR at “F3.” The country ceiling has been lowered to 'BBB' from 'BBB+'.
French unemployment rate hits new high in June

French unemployment rate hits new high in June

July 26, 2014 - 15:28 AMT  11:28 GMT
The Labor Ministry said the number of job offers received by the state employment agency had risen 5.4 percent in June from May.
Central Ukrainian town mayor shot dead: ministry

Central Ukrainian town mayor shot dead: ministry

July 26, 2014 - 15:08 AMT  11:08 GMT
Oleh Babayev, was killed when a car pulled up to his own, and an unidentified person fired three shots from a gun with a silencer.