Militants ram car bomb into hotel, killing at least 15 in Somalia

Militants ram car bomb into hotel, killing at least 15 in Somalia

January 25, 2017 - 16:14 AMT  12:14 GMT
Gunfire rang out as fighters entered the Dayah Hotel, which is popular with politicians. A second blast shook the area shortly afterwards.
Alice in Chains recording a new album

Alice in Chains recording a new album

January 25, 2017 - 16:14 AMT  12:14 GMT
The group began work on a follow-up to 2013’s “The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here” earlier this month.
Kasabian, Interpol and more to play Hungary’s Sziget Festival

Kasabian, Interpol and more to play Hungary’s Sziget Festival

January 25, 2017 - 16:02 AMT  12:02 GMT
Billy Talent, The Kills, Metronomy, Flume, Jagwar Ma and Crystal Fighters have also been confirmed for the Budapest bash
Baku feels tempted to launch new offensive against Karabakh: de Waal

Baku feels tempted to launch new offensive against Karabakh: de Waal

January 25, 2017 - 15:57 AMT  11:57 GMT
The risk is that a small operation would inevitably escalate into something even more serious than last time, the author says.
Netflix has landed “Icarus” Russian doping scandal documentary

Netflix has landed “Icarus” Russian doping scandal documentary

January 25, 2017 - 15:53 AMT  11:53 GMT
There were several interested studios circling the project at various points, including Sony Pictures Classics, Neon, Magnolia, and Amazon.
Amazon Studios acquires Jenny Slate’s family dramedy “Landline”

Amazon Studios acquires Jenny Slate’s family dramedy “Landline”

January 25, 2017 - 15:45 AMT  11:45 GMT
The film unfolds in the pre-cellphone days of the 1990s and centers on a dysfunctional Manhattan family.
UN seeks more than $4.6 bn to assist Syrian refugees

UN seeks more than $4.6 bn to assist Syrian refugees

January 25, 2017 - 15:28 AMT  11:28 GMT
The UN plans to provide life-saving assistance to more than 4.7 million Syrian refugees, High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said.
Brazil sees sharp rise in yellow fever cases

Brazil sees sharp rise in yellow fever cases

January 25, 2017 - 15:22 AMT  11:22 GMT
Of the 63 confirmed cases in Brazil, 35 have proved fatal, Brazilian Health Ministry figures show.
French President meets Columbia’s rebel movement leaders

French President meets Columbia’s rebel movement leaders

January 25, 2017 - 15:12 AMT  11:12 GMT
France has contributed around 20% of the EU's funding to support Colombia's peace process.
Sandra Bullock, Rihanna, Sarah Paulson filming “Ocean's Eight” in NY

Sandra Bullock, Rihanna, Sarah Paulson filming “Ocean's Eight” in NY

January 25, 2017 - 14:45 AMT  10:45 GMT
Other "Ocean's Eight" cast members are including Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Helena Bonham Carter and Awkwafina.
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