Iraqi Prime Minister vows to continue fight against IS

Iraqi Prime Minister vows to continue fight against IS

January 12, 2016 - 14:54 AMT  10:54 GMT
Last month, the group suffered a major defeat when Iraqi forces drove the extremists out of the western city of Ramadi.
Armenia envoy elected president of 3 major UN agencies

Armenia envoy elected president of 3 major UN agencies

January 12, 2016 - 14:48 AMT  10:48 GMT
“2016 will be critical in view of the mid-term review of the strategic plans for 2014-2017,” Ambassador Zohrab ‎Mnatsakanyan‬ said.
Kuwaiti court sentences to death 2 accused of spying for Iran, Hezbollah

Kuwaiti court sentences to death 2 accused of spying for Iran, Hezbollah

January 12, 2016 - 14:14 AMT  10:14 GMT
One of the men, also accused of possession of weapons, was an Iranian convicted in absentia as well as another Kuwaiti.
Twitter “to allow brands to promote products via users’ tweets”

Twitter “to allow brands to promote products via users’ tweets”

January 12, 2016 - 13:48 AMT  09:48 GMT
Twitter will direct message the author of the tweet and ask permission on behalf of a brand to use the tweet before reposting it.
At least 10 dead, 15 wounded as major explosion rocks Istanbul

At least 10 dead, 15 wounded as major explosion rocks Istanbul

January 12, 2016 - 13:43 AMT  09:43 GMT
The cause of the explosion was not immediately known but state-run TRT television says the blast was likely caused by a suicide bomber.
Dink case prosecutor dismissed

Dink case prosecutor dismissed

January 12, 2016 - 13:33 AMT  09:33 GMT
Gokalp Kokcu was assigned to Dink case on December 2014 and he prepared an indictment against 26 public officials.
Helmer Juan Antonio Bayona exits Brad Pitt’s “World War Z” sequel

Helmer Juan Antonio Bayona exits Brad Pitt’s “World War Z” sequel

January 12, 2016 - 13:31 AMT  09:31 GMT
The original “World War Z” was directed by Marc Forster and was based on Max Brooks’ 2006 novel.
Microsoft experimenting with Speed Test tool on Bing

Microsoft experimenting with Speed Test tool on Bing

January 12, 2016 - 13:21 AMT  09:21 GMT
“We’re always testing new experiences for Bing, which includes the Speed Test experience,” a Microsoft spokesperson said on January 11.
Paris attacks suspect reportedly caught on CCTV cameras

Paris attacks suspect reportedly caught on CCTV cameras

January 12, 2016 - 13:07 AMT  09:07 GMT
Salah Abdeslam is said to have called his two friends from Paris early on November 14 to come and pick him up and take him to Belgium.
“Walking Dead” star joins Tupac Shakur bio “All Eyez On Me”

“Walking Dead” star joins Tupac Shakur bio “All Eyez On Me”

January 12, 2016 - 13:00 AMT  09:00 GMT
Demetrius Shipp Jr. is set to play Tupac Shakur, while Jamal Woolard will reprise the role of East Coast rapper Biggie Smalls.