"How to Train Your Dragon 2" unveils 5-minute clip (video)

 April 22, 2014 - 12:45 AMT  08:45 GMT
The film takes place five years since Hiccup and his winged pal, Toothless, successfully united dragons and Vikings.
Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg partnering for Cold War thriller

Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg partnering for Cold War thriller

April 22, 2014 - 12:35 AMT  08:35 GMT
Hanks and Spielberg have worked together on three films, “Saving Private Ryan,” “Catch Me if You Can” and “The Terminal.”
Danny Boyle, Leonardo DiCaprio may reteam for Steve Jobs movie

Danny Boyle, Leonardo DiCaprio may reteam for Steve Jobs movie

April 22, 2014 - 12:19 AMT  08:19 GMT
The film is to be produced by Scott Rudin and written by Aaron Sorkin, based on the best-selling biography of Jobs by Walter Isaacson.
Microsoft to complete Nokia hardware division takeover April 25

Microsoft to complete Nokia hardware division takeover April 25

April 22, 2014 - 12:05 AMT  08:05 GMT
"This acquisition will help Microsoft accelerate innovation and market adoption for Windows Phones," Microsoft's general counsel said.
Google to cooperate with HTC for Nexus 8 tablet: report

Google to cooperate with HTC for Nexus 8 tablet: report

April 22, 2014 - 11:50 AMT  07:50 GMT
The device is rumored to be released in the third quarter, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
China’s Shandong Airlines to purchase 50 Boeing 737 planes

China’s Shandong Airlines to purchase 50 Boeing 737 planes

April 22, 2014 - 11:16 AMT  07:16 GMT
Shandong Airlines, based in eastern China, will receive the aircraft in batches between 2016 and 2020, the statement said.
South Korea defense ministry says North's nuke test site boosts activity

South Korea defense ministry says North's nuke test site boosts activity

April 22, 2014 - 10:55 AMT  06:55 GMT
North’s most recent test was in February 2013 - an incident that triggered several months of severe tension on the Korean peninsula.
Greek austerity triggered over 500 male suicides, report says

Greek austerity triggered over 500 male suicides, report says

April 22, 2014 - 10:36 AMT  06:36 GMT
The study identified some gender and age trends, finding that men in the 45-89 age bracket suffer the largest risk.
Gaza militants fire missile at Israeli troops

Gaza militants fire missile at Israeli troops

April 22, 2014 - 10:24 AMT  06:24 GMT
The attacks drew retaliatory airstrikes by Israeli aircraft, hitting targets of the Islamic militant group Hamas, the Israeli military said.
Biden to meet Ukraine's new leaders in show of support

Biden to meet Ukraine's new leaders in show of support

April 22, 2014 - 10:06 AMT  06:06 GMT
Russian FM Lavrov accused the Kyiv authorities of breaking last week's Geneva accord on resolving the Ukraine crisis.
U.S. says has indications of toxic chemical use in Syria in April

U.S. says has indications of toxic chemical use in Syria in April

April 22, 2014 - 09:50 AMT  05:50 GMT
Syrian opposition activists reported that helicopters dropped chlorine gas on Kfar Zeita on April 11 and 12.
Microsoft inks patent licensing agreement with Motorola Solutions

Microsoft inks patent licensing agreement with Motorola Solutions

April 21, 2014 - 22:34 AMT  18:34 GMT
Since Microsoft launched its IP licensing program in December 2003, the company has entered into more than 1,100 licensing agreements.
Iran drafting comprehensive account of its nuclear activities: official

Iran drafting comprehensive account of its nuclear activities: official

April 21, 2014 - 19:57 AMT  15:57 GMT
Kamalvandi said the new document would be similar to those produced by other branches of government to set out their achievements.
Parents say 234 girls missing after Nigeria school attack

Parents say 234 girls missing after Nigeria school attack

April 21, 2014 - 18:58 AMT  14:58 GMT
The higher figure came out a week after the kidnappings when the Borno state governor insisted a military escort take him to the town.
Genocide commemoration events to be held in Armenia, U.S.

Genocide commemoration events to be held in Armenia, U.S.

April 21, 2014 - 18:04 AMT  14:04 GMT
Silence the Lies, Rock the Truth! is a social justice concert dedicated to raising awareness of the Armenian Genocide.
Russian Foreign Minister accuses Ukraine of violating Geneva deal

Russian Foreign Minister accuses Ukraine of violating Geneva deal

April 21, 2014 - 16:31 AMT  12:31 GMT
"The authorities are doing nothing, not even lifting a finger, to address the causes behind this deep internal crisis," Lavrov said.