Air strikes hit Islamist groups in eastern Syria, casualties reported

Air strikes hit Islamist groups in eastern Syria, casualties reported

September 27, 2014 - 12:38 AMT  08:38 GMT
The United States is leading a military coalition supported by some Gulf and European nations against Islamic State.
Turkish intellectuals slam textbooks spreading ‘hatred towards Armenians’

Turkish intellectuals slam textbooks spreading ‘hatred towards Armenians’

September 27, 2014 - 12:06 AMT  08:06 GMT
“This is where the path to Turkish-Armenian peace lies, at this time when we are approaching 2015,” the statement reads.
Kerry says U.S. will seek ratification of Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Kerry says U.S. will seek ratification of Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

September 27, 2014 - 10:54 AMT  06:54 GMT
The document failed to enter into force, as eight nations, including the United States, China, Iran and Israel, have not ratified it.
Volcano erupts in central Japan, injuries reported

Volcano erupts in central Japan, injuries reported

September 27, 2014 - 10:23 AMT  06:23 GMT
In a YouTube, climbers can be seen moving quickly away from the peak as an expanding plume emerges above them.
European regulators renew pressure on Google over privacy policy

European regulators renew pressure on Google over privacy policy

September 27, 2014 - 09:38 AMT  05:38 GMT
"We have worked with different data protection authorities across Europe to explain our privacy policies," a spokesman said.
Asus introduces new business laptop

Asus introduces new business laptop

September 27, 2014 - 09:24 AMT  05:24 GMT
The laptop is said to be tested to military standards, and includes a trackpoint in the keyboard and a display that can be folded completely flat.
Ford recalls 850,000 cars over ‘potential issue’ with airbags

Ford recalls 850,000 cars over ‘potential issue’ with airbags

September 27, 2014 - 08:45 AMT  04:45 GMT
The carmaker said a glitch could cause a short circuit that may mean airbags do not deploy properly in the event of a crash.
Turkish President calls for ‘no-fly zone’ in Syria

Turkish President calls for ‘no-fly zone’ in Syria

September 27, 2014 - 08:40 AMT  04:40 GMT
"Our 49 citizens were hostages. But now the conditions have changed. The process as of now will be different," Erdogan said.
Iraqi PM says IS plans to attack subways in NY, Paris

Iraqi PM says IS plans to attack subways in NY, Paris

September 27, 2014 - 08:31 AMT  04:31 GMT
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's comments were met with surprise by security, intelligence and transit officials in both countries.
Egyptian court postpones verdict in Mubarak retrial (updated)

Egyptian court postpones verdict in Mubarak retrial (updated)

September 27, 2014 - 08:23 AMT  04:23 GMT
In August, a court ordered Mubarak's release from prison and transfer to a military hospital in Cairo, where he is being held.