Will Ferrell, Adam McKay to topline

Will Ferrell, Adam McKay to topline "Border Guards" comedy

April 16, 2014 - 11:48 AMT  07:48 GMT
The comedy centers on two friends who decide to give purpose to their lives by protecting America’s borders from illegal immigrants.
Horror veteran David Bruckner in talks to helm “Friday the 13th” reboot

Horror veteran David Bruckner in talks to helm “Friday the 13th” reboot

April 16, 2014 - 11:18 AMT  07:18 GMT
Bruckner previously co-wrote and co-directed the 2007 horror film “The Signal,” and he has also been working on the home invasion thriller “Intrusion.”
Number of Syrian refugees in Turkey exceeds 900 000

Number of Syrian refugees in Turkey exceeds 900 000

April 16, 2014 - 11:15 AMT  07:15 GMT
In crossing the 9 million mark, experts believe that Syria has overtaken Afghanistan as the world’s leader in forcibly displaced persons.

"Game of Thrones" purple wedding episode smashes new piracy record

April 16, 2014 - 10:56 AMT  06:56 GMT
Roughly 1.5 million people worldwide downloaded the episode during the first day it's made available online.
U.S. congressional delegation to visit Armenian Genocide Memorial

U.S. congressional delegation to visit Armenian Genocide Memorial

April 16, 2014 - 10:50 AMT  06:50 GMT
“Armenia is a country struggling to build democracy and prosperity in a rough neighborhood,” Congressman Ed Royce said.
DiCaprio, Inarritu team for

DiCaprio, Inarritu team for "The Revenant" revenge thriller

April 16, 2014 - 10:33 AMT  06:33 GMT
The project, from New Regency, adapts the Michael Punke novel which tells of a gold-seeking fur trapper who is mauled by a bear.
Palestinian, Israeli negotiators to meet in effort to extend peace talks

Palestinian, Israeli negotiators to meet in effort to extend peace talks

April 16, 2014 - 10:26 AMT  06:26 GMT
"Both parties tell us they want negotiations to continue and they're searching for a path to do just that," Jen Psaki said.
Sharp escalation puts Ukraine on brink of civil war, Putin says

Sharp escalation puts Ukraine on brink of civil war, Putin says

April 16, 2014 - 10:11 AMT  06:11 GMT
Moscow urged international partners to condemn Kiev’s recent "anti-constitutional" actions in southeastern Ukraine.
2 dead, 100 missing as ferry capsizes off South Korea

2 dead, 100 missing as ferry capsizes off South Korea

April 16, 2014 - 09:50 AMT  05:50 GMT
The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, in the north-west, to the southern resort island of Jeju.
Iranian minister says unworried over hardliners’ pushback amid nuke talks

Iranian minister says unworried over hardliners’ pushback amid nuke talks

April 16, 2014 - 09:33 AMT  05:33 GMT
Iran and six world powers struck an interim deal under which Tehran agreed to limit parts of its nuke work in return for the easing of some sanctions.
Microsoft rolling out new system update for Xbox One

Microsoft rolling out new system update for Xbox One

April 15, 2014 - 17:53 AMT  13:53 GMT
The update brings with it several new features that have been beta tested over the last few weeks by a number of Xbox One users.
Twitter acquires social data provider Gnip

Twitter acquires social data provider Gnip

April 15, 2014 - 17:46 AMT  13:46 GMT
Twitter and Gnip announced a partnership in 2010 that provided the "firehose" of data to clients, helping to monetize Twitter's user base.
China at ‘center of the global gold eco-system’

China at ‘center of the global gold eco-system’

April 15, 2014 - 17:35 AMT  13:35 GMT
The World Gold Council says China is at the "center of the global gold eco-system", as rapid urbanization creates a rising middle class.
Gunmen abduct Jordan's ambassador to Libya: ministry

Gunmen abduct Jordan's ambassador to Libya: ministry

April 15, 2014 - 17:14 AMT  13:14 GMT
Since the start of this year alone, five Egyptian diplomats, a Tunisian diplomat and a South Korean trade official have been abducted.
Nalbandian, Ohanyan reappointed as Foreign, Defense Ministers

Nalbandian, Ohanyan reappointed as Foreign, Defense Ministers

April 15, 2014 - 16:53 AMT  12:53 GMT
Edward Nalbandian and Seyran Ohanayan, who assumed their posts in 2008, have been appointed to their 4th terms.
1 killed, 60 wounded as Armenian school in Damascus comes under fire

1 killed, 60 wounded as Armenian school in Damascus comes under fire

April 15, 2014 - 16:15 AMT  12:15 GMT
“Three or four ethnic Armenians were injured, a teacher and students. The killed student was not Armenian,” Bishop Arnaoutian said.