China says U.S., Vietnam relations mustn’t pressure Beijing

China says U.S., Vietnam relations mustn’t pressure Beijing

May 24, 2016 - 15:19 AMT  11:19 GMT
China formally welcomed Washington's decision to fully lift a five-decade arms embargo on Vietnam during a visit by Barack Obama.
Oxford University to host discussion on Nagorno Karabakh

Oxford University to host discussion on Nagorno Karabakh

May 24, 2016 - 14:53 AMT  10:53 GMT
Professor Roy Allison, Professor Neil Macfarlane, Dr Leila Aliyeva, Sos Avetisyan and Dennis Sammut will be speaking at the event.
Anti-Western cleric chosen as head of Iran's new Assembly of Experts

Anti-Western cleric chosen as head of Iran's new Assembly of Experts

May 24, 2016 - 13:57 AMT  09:57 GMT
Ahmad Jannati is an outspoken critic of Iran’s President and his attempts to end Iran's global isolation by normalizing ties with the West.
Turkey’s Erdogan approves new government formed by Yildirim

Turkey’s Erdogan approves new government formed by Yildirim

May 24, 2016 - 13:50 AMT  09:50 GMT
Soon after his nomination, Binali Yildirim vowed to follow Erdogan's path and transition Turkey into a presidential system.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan demands release clause in case BVB coach leaves

Henrikh Mkhitaryan demands release clause in case BVB coach leaves

May 24, 2016 - 13:45 AMT  09:45 GMT
The powers that be at the Borussia Dortmund have been "shocked" by the demand, which they are "unwilling to meet."
Moscow, Kiev discuss Ukrainian elections with German, French leaders

Moscow, Kiev discuss Ukrainian elections with German, French leaders

May 24, 2016 - 13:34 AMT  09:34 GMT
In a constellation called the Normandy Format, Germany, France have repeatedly tried to push Russia, Ukraine towards resolving the conflict.
FIFA sacks deputy Secretary-General “for financial breaches”

FIFA sacks deputy Secretary-General “for financial breaches”

May 24, 2016 - 13:19 AMT  09:19 GMT
Markus Kattner had been acting general secretary after previous general secretary Jerome Valcke was also dismissed for irregularities.
SXSW Fest winner “Miss Stevens” sells to The Orchard

SXSW Fest winner “Miss Stevens” sells to The Orchard

May 24, 2016 - 13:13 AMT  09:13 GMT
The film follows a teacher who’s stuck at a crossroads in her personal life as she chaperones three of her students.
Saban acquires Michelle Rodriguez’ “Tomboy, A Revenger’s Tale”

Saban acquires Michelle Rodriguez’ “Tomboy, A Revenger’s Tale”

May 24, 2016 - 13:05 AMT  09:05 GMT
Walter Hill directed from a script he wrote with Denis Hamill. Tony Shalhoub, Anthony LaPaglia and Caitlin Gerard also star.
Greece starts evacuating migrant camp on Macedonia border

Greece starts evacuating migrant camp on Macedonia border

May 24, 2016 - 12:58 AMT  08:58 GMT
A helicopter hovered overhead as the operation got under way, with police sources saying at least 700 officers were involved in the evacuation.