Syria govt accuses Turkey of breaking commitments as rebels boycott talks

Syria govt accuses Turkey of breaking commitments as rebels boycott talks

March 14, 2017 - 16:14 AMT  12:14 GMT
The Syrian opposition said it would not attend the talks because of what it called Russia's unwillingness to end air strikes against civilians.
Libya military chief launches offensive on oil terminals

Libya military chief launches offensive on oil terminals

March 14, 2017 - 16:08 AMT  12:08 GMT
"Ground, sea and air forces launched joint attacks to liberate Ras Lanuf from terrorist groups," Khalifa al-Abidi said
Toshiba seeks to sell U.S. nuke unit

Toshiba seeks to sell U.S. nuke unit

March 14, 2017 - 15:59 AMT  11:59 GMT
Last month, the firm announced a 712.5bn yen ($6.3bn) writedown because some of its U.S. nuclear assets were worth far less than estimated.
Saudi Arabia launches girls' council without a single girl

Saudi Arabia launches girls' council without a single girl

March 14, 2017 - 15:51 AMT  11:51 GMT
In Saudi Arabia, a state policy of gender segregation between unrelated men and women is rigorously enforced.
Russia refutes deploying special forces in Egypt: media

Russia refutes deploying special forces in Egypt: media

March 14, 2017 - 15:51 AMT  11:51 GMT
"There are no Russian special forces units in Sidi Barrani," Igor Konashenkov, the defense ministry's spokesman, said.
Germany to fine social sites over hate speech

Germany to fine social sites over hate speech

March 14, 2017 - 15:39 AMT  11:39 GMT
Failing to comply would breach the rules and could result in a fine of up to 50 million euros against an organization, he said.
Peace of Art to display Armenian Genocide billboards in Massachusetts

Peace of Art to display Armenian Genocide billboards in Massachusetts

March 14, 2017 - 15:34 AMT  11:34 GMT
In 2015, Peace of Art launched its Armenian Genocide Centennial awareness billboard campaign, “100 Billboards for 100 Years of Genocide.”
Facebook bars software developers from using data for surveillance

Facebook bars software developers from using data for surveillance

March 14, 2017 - 15:20 AMT  11:20 GMT
The change would help build "a community where people can feel safe making their voices heard," Facebook's deputy chief privacy officer said.
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Warner Bros. "eyeing "Kingsman" helmer to direct "Man of Steel 2""

March 14, 2017 - 14:56 AMT  10:56 GMT
Should the deal be sealed, the "Man of Steel" sequel will mark Matthew Vaughn's return to superhero films.
“Despicable Me 3” animated comedy unveils new sneak peak

“Despicable Me 3” animated comedy unveils new sneak peak (video)

 March 14, 2017 - 14:41 AMT  10:41 GMT
The first "Despicable Me" movie was released in 2010 and became a blockbuster by earning $543.1 million globally.