Iran test-fires

Iran test-fires "new strategic weapon" in large-scale naval drill

February 27, 2015 - 18:04 AMT  14:04 GMT
The claim was a new show of force by Iran just weeks ahead of a deadline for reaching a deal over its nuclear program with the U.S. and other global powers.
Mexico captures country's most wanted drug lord

Mexico captures country's most wanted drug lord

February 27, 2015 - 17:47 AMT  13:47 GMT
Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, 49, was the prime target of Pena Nieto's drive to regain control of Michoacan, a violent western state wracked by clashes
Italian lawmakers set to vote for recognition of Palestinian state

Italian lawmakers set to vote for recognition of Palestinian state

February 27, 2015 - 17:35 AMT  13:35 GMT
The motion urges the government "to recognise the state of Palestine so that negotiations to reach a two state solution are restarted".
8 killed by bombs and rocket fire in Baghdad

8 killed by bombs and rocket fire in Baghdad

February 27, 2015 - 17:29 AMT  13:29 GMT
Police also discovered the bodies on Feb 27 of six unidentified young men in Baghdad's northern al-Husseiniya district.
Turkey won’t wait 50 years for EU membership: minister

Turkey won’t wait 50 years for EU membership: minister

February 27, 2015 - 16:16 AMT  12:16 GMT
To gain membership, Turkey must successfully conclude negotiations with the EU in 35 policy chapters.
U.S. Rep. Judy Chu condemns ongoing Azerbaijani aggression

U.S. Rep. Judy Chu condemns ongoing Azerbaijani aggression

February 27, 2015 - 16:07 AMT  12:07 GMT
Ms. Chu took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to commemorate the Sumgait, Baku, and Kirovabad massacres.
Lady Gaga's new track

Lady Gaga's new track "Till It Happens to You" surfaces online (video)

 February 27, 2015 - 14:52 AMT  10:52 GMT
The star has recorded new cut 'Till It Happens to You' for upcoming documentary "The Hunting Ground," which is released in the U.S. Feb 27.
Metronomy, The Horrors among Blur’s Hyde Park comeback supporters

Metronomy, The Horrors among Blur’s Hyde Park comeback supporters

February 27, 2015 - 14:36 AMT  10:36 GMT
The returning Britpop heroes recently announced that their first album in 12 years, The Magic Whip, will be released in April.
Apple Watch will be water-resistant, CEO says

Apple Watch will be water-resistant, CEO says

February 27, 2015 - 14:01 AMT  10:01 GMT
The executive said that the device is water-resistant enough to wear "in the shower", but it is yet to be confirmed whether it will be fully waterproof.
Spotify desktop update adds song lyrics

Spotify desktop update adds song lyrics

February 27, 2015 - 13:57 AMT  09:57 GMT
The music streaming service is gradually phasing out third-party apps in favour of backing the features they bring into its core service.