Syrian army advances in southwest Aleppo

Syrian army advances in southwest Aleppo

February 14, 2020 - 15:00 AMT  11:00 GMT
The latest advance by the Syrian army comes at the same time they make their push to capture the strategic Regiment 46 Base.
Trump to transfer $3.8 billion from military to fund border wall

Trump to transfer $3.8 billion from military to fund border wall

February 14, 2020 - 13:33 AMT  09:33 GMT
The move would transfer money from aircraft procurement, National Guard units and shipbuilding to anti-drug accounts.
Research: Coronavirus could infect two-thirds of globe

Research: Coronavirus could infect two-thirds of globe

February 14, 2020 - 11:18 AMT  07:18 GMT
There could eventually be billions more infections than the current official tally of about 60,000, research shows.

"Ghost" DNA of unknown human found in modern West Africans

February 13, 2020 - 14:54 AMT  10:54 GMT
Traces of the unknown ancestor emerged when researchers analysed genomes from west African populations.
Iraqi forces kick off new operation along borders of Syria and Jordan

Iraqi forces kick off new operation along borders of Syria and Jordan

February 13, 2020 - 14:01 AMT  10:01 GMT
the Iraqi Armed Forces concluded that the situation along the borders with Jordan and Syria "were a pressing."
Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos "bought LA's most expensive property for $165 million"

February 13, 2020 - 10:40 AMT  06:40 GMT
The Warner Estate was designed in the 1930s for Jack Warner, who was the former president of Warner Bros.
Iceberg bigger than Yerevan breaks off a glacier in Antarctica

Iceberg bigger than Yerevan breaks off a glacier in Antarctica

February 13, 2020 - 10:38 AMT  06:38 GMT
An iceberg has broken off Pine Island Glacier (PIG) on the edge of Antarctica, according to satellite images.
Tribute to Charles Aznavour traveling to Dubai

Tribute to Charles Aznavour traveling to Dubai

February 12, 2020 - 18:55 AMT  14:55 GMT
Some of his songs will sound in the UAE on Valentine’s Day, in a performance that is a tribute to the legendary singer.
Movers drop virtuoso's $200,000 grand piano

Movers drop virtuoso's $200,000 grand piano

February 12, 2020 - 16:45 AMT  12:45 GMT
Her European recordings were performed on her Fazioli F278, which was the only one in the world to have four pedals.
New tyrannosaurus species discovered in Canada

New tyrannosaurus species discovered in Canada

February 12, 2020 - 13:09 AMT  09:09 GMT
A new species of tyrannosaur that stalked North America around 80 million years ago has been discovered in Canada.
China coronavirus death toll tops 1,100

China coronavirus death toll tops 1,100

February 12, 2020 - 12:41 AMT  08:41 GMT
The announcement came as top scientists gathered in Geneva to try and answer questions about the new disease.
CIA secretly owned encryption firm used by 120 nations – report

CIA secretly owned encryption firm used by 120 nations – report

February 12, 2020 - 12:12 AMT  08:12 GMT
The company got its first break with a contract to build code-making machines for U.S. troops during World War II.
David Hockney's

David Hockney's "The Splash" auctioned off for $29.9 million

February 12, 2020 - 10:58 AMT  06:58 GMT
The buyer is not known. It had been estimated to sell for £20m-£30m - and ended up going for £23,117,000.
Coronavirus affecting supply of sticks in National Hockey League

Coronavirus affecting supply of sticks in National Hockey League

February 11, 2020 - 14:34 AMT  10:34 GMT
NBC Sports analyst Pierre McGuire said equipment managers told him there was a “major shortage” of sticks.
Taiwan's TV stations ban kissing on air to prevent spread of coronavirus

Taiwan's TV stations ban kissing on air to prevent spread of coronavirus

February 11, 2020 - 13:23 AMT  09:23 GMT
The coronavirus outbreak originating from Wuhan has led to the suspension of the filming of TV dramas in China.
Coronavirus: Global death toll passes 1,000

Coronavirus: Global death toll passes 1,000

February 11, 2020 - 10:42 AMT  06:42 GMT
On the deadliest day of the virus, the number of new deaths passed 100 for the first time on Monday.