Turkish jet was downed in Syrian airspace, U.S. officials indicate

Turkish jet was downed in Syrian airspace, U.S. officials indicate

June 30, 2012 - 17:07 AMT  13:07 GMT
Damascus has said it shot down the plane with an antiaircraft battery with an effective range of about 1.5 miles.
First look at Adam Levine, Keira Knightley in

First look at Adam Levine, Keira Knightley in "Can a Song Save Your Life?"

June 30, 2012 - 16:57 AMT  12:57 GMT
In the film, a dejected music business executive forms a bond with a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan.
Paper: RPA members busy boosting NKR leader’s ranking

Paper: RPA members busy boosting NKR leader’s ranking

June 30, 2012 - 16:48 AMT  12:48 GMT
As the paper reported, regional and local RPA officials, who’re on a 5-day visit to Arstakh, voiced their support for current president.
Palestinian President delays meeting with Israeli PM

Palestinian President delays meeting with Israeli PM

June 30, 2012 - 16:39 AMT  12:39 GMT
"We know that Mofaz will bring nothing new," said Wasl Abu Yosef, a member of Abbas' Palestine Liberation Organization.
Japan faces same risks as financially-embattled Europe, PM says

Japan faces same risks as financially-embattled Europe, PM says

June 30, 2012 - 16:23 AMT  12:23 GMT
“Countries like Italy and Spain have made desperate efforts towards financial recovery,” Yoshihiko Noda said.
Richard Morningstar confirmed as U.S. envoy to Azerbaijan

Richard Morningstar confirmed as U.S. envoy to Azerbaijan

June 30, 2012 - 16:20 AMT  12:20 GMT
The United States has not had an ambassador in Baku since the departure of Matthew J. Bryza in December 2011.
Tim Burton’s “Frankenweenie” to open Fantastic Fest

Tim Burton’s “Frankenweenie” to open Fantastic Fest

June 30, 2012 - 16:13 AMT  12:13 GMT
The black-and-white 3D pic is about a boy who brings his beloved dog back to life - with just a few minor adjustments.
Nations face severe Syria crisis, Annan warns

Nations face severe Syria crisis, Annan warns

June 30, 2012 - 16:13 AMT  12:13 GMT
"By being here today, you suggest intention to show leadership, but can you follow through?" Kofi Annan said.
Ukraine offers leasing out planes to Armenia

Ukraine offers leasing out planes to Armenia

June 30, 2012 - 15:58 AMT  11:58 GMT
Ukraine’s Trade and Economic Development Minister Petro Poroshenko met Armenian Economy Minister Tigran Davtyan.
Austria evicts Azeri dancers over refusal to perform in “Gayane” ballet

Austria evicts Azeri dancers over refusal to perform in “Gayane” ballet

June 30, 2012 - 15:54 AMT  11:54 GMT
The Mardanov brothers cited the nationality of Gayane Khachatiruan behind their refusal to be involved in the project.