Ukraine will hold referendum on joining NATO: Poroshenko
In the eight weeks since the Minsk agreement was signed, almost 1,000 people have been killed, the UN human rights office says.
U.S. Defense Secretary reportedly resigning
Hagel, a former Republican senator, has served as Pentagon chief since early 2013. Obama is expected to announce the resignation.
Mel Gibson in talks to film Andrew Garfield in “Hacksaw Ridge”
The film is based on the true story of Desmond T Doss, the first conscientious objector in U.S. history to win the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Home Secretary says UK faces biggest threat to its security
"Almost all of these attacks have been prevented. But as the IRA once boasted, the terrorists only have to be lucky once," said May.
Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt in Disney Pictures’ "Into the Woods" clip
The movie has generated award buzz for Meryl Streep, whose performance as the witch may lead her to enter the Oscar race.
U.S., Iran making last-minute progress at nuclear talks: diplomats
A Western diplomat spoke of "progress made this weekend," adding that the talks would reconvene in December.
Penelope Cruz joins Ben Stiller in “Zoolander 2” comedy sequel
Stiller will reprise his role as empty headed supermodel Derek Zoolander, and there have been rumors that Will Ferrell and Owen Wilson will be back.
“Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death” hit horror sequel trailer
The film is set four decades after the events of the Daniel Radcliffe-starring 2012 “Woman in Black.”
Lithuania to provide Ukrainian army with some military aid
"We have agreed on supplies of concrete elements of concrete armaments for the Ukrainian armed forces," Poroshenko said.
Climate change can undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty: WB
That means that extreme heat events, rising sea levels and more frequent tropical cyclones may now be unavoidable.
Swiss museum accepts German collector’s Nazi-looted artworks
The World Jewish Congress has warned the museum it risks an “avalanche” of lawsuits if it accepts the works.
iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus shipments expected to reach 71.5mln units in Q4
Kuo also notes that he expects shipments of the iPhone 6 to outnumber shipments of the iPhone 6 Plus by a 2:1 ratio.
System of A Down to perform fist-ever concert in Armenia April 23
SOAD announced a special 2015 European tour to launch December 13 in California-located The Forum arena.
Dropping oil price, sanctions cost Russia $140 billion: minister
Reports suggested Russia could cut its oil production by about 300,000 barrels a day in an attempt to support the oil price.
Iraqi troops recapture 2 IS-seized towns in eastern province
Kurdish security forces, known also as peshmerga took part in the fighting against the IS group in both towns.
Israel threatens military action if Iran nuke deal unsatisfactory: report
"Current proposals guarantee the perpetuation of a crisis, backing Israel into a corner,” the Post quoted Israeli govt. sources as saying.
China dismisses U.S. call to stop island project in South China Sea
China lays claim to almost all of the entire South China Sea, believed to be rich with minerals and oil-and-gas deposits.
“A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night” solid in specialty box office
Heavy-hitting holdovers “Foxcatcher,” “The Theory Of Everything” and “Birdman” were robust in expansion in specialty release box office.
University of Texas acquires Gabriel García Márquez’s archive
On their engagement, family legend has it, he offered to buy back the love letters he wrote to Mercedes so he could destroy them.
Oscar winner Christoph Waltz to get star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
Waltz's star will be unveiled by Quentin Tarantino outside Musso & Frank Grill at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard on December 1.
Russian drama “Leviathan” wins top prize at Camerimage Fest
The Silver Frog went to Palestinian feature “Omar,” lensed by Ehab Assal and helmed by Hany Abu-Assad.
U.S. to keep troops in Poland, Baltic states in 2015
Several hundred U.S. troops were deployed in Poland and the three Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia earlier this year.
1st look at Patrick Stewart as Neo-Nazi in “Green Room”
The thriller centers around a punk rock band that ends up trapped in a secluded venue after witnessing a horrific act of violence.
Global business confidence slips to five-year low: survey
That net balance was lower than 39% in June and the lowest since the Markit Global Business Outlook Survey began in 2009.
Cult hit “Cheap Thrills” director to helm “You'll Be the Death of Me”
The comedy-thriller follows two single New Yorkers who find their budding romance complicated by the attention of a psychopath.
“Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1” scores $152M at foreign box office
Space adventure “Interstellar” hit the $450 million mark this weekend, propelled by overseas moviegoers.
Google Maps update provides extra detail
Earlier this month, Google introduced some aesthetic changes to Maps to incorporate its Material Design.
Amazon to open fashion photography studio in London
The studio will be one of the largest of its kind in Europe and will provide images for its fashion business across the continent.
Microsoft pits Siri against its Cortana digital assistant
Cortana, running on a Nokia Lumia 830, asks Siri from an iPhone 6 Plus whether she can give reminders based on your location.
Tom Cruise courted to play mentor role in “Highlander” reboot
While Cruise may not be the lead in “Highlander,” he has fared well in supporting roles, earning an Oscar nomination for “Magnolia.”
"Jurassic World" teaser features film’s cast
The teaser pays tribute to Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" film by using a version of John Williams' original theme song.
“Maleficent” star Brenton Thwaites to join “Pirates of the Caribbean 5”
Johnny Depp is returning to play Sparrow, the charismatic and rum-soaked pirate running from one adventure after another on the high seas.
“Far from the Madding Crowd" Thomas Hardy novel adaptation trailer
It was Hardy's first classic English pastoral novel which was published 140 years ago on November 23, 1874.
New computer spying bug discovered: Symantec
Researchers say the sophistication of the software indicates that it is a cyber-espionage tool developed by a nation state.
Apple announces 2014 World AIDS Day campaign
"Apple is a proud supporter of (RED) because we believe the gift of life is the most important gift anyone can give," Cook said.
UK police say foiled five suspected terror plots this year
Hogan-Howe said the threat from so-called "lone wolf" attacks by individuals or small groups was causing "growing concern".
Suicide bomber attack kills 45 at Afghan volleyball match
Casualties were high because the crowd was so dense, since people had come from nearby districts to cheer on their team.
Diplomats mull Iran nuclear talks extension
Significant differences reportedly remain over the scope of Iran's uranium enrichment program and the timing of sanctions relief.
Sony rolls out Alpha A7 II camera with 5-axis optical image stabilization
The Alpha A7 II, which comes with a 24.3-megapixel Exmor CMOS sensor on board, is also the smallest and lightest camera of its kind on the market.
Sony Pictures drops Steve Jobs biopic
Michael Fassbender was hotly-tipped to replace Bale, while Seth Rogen was said to be playing Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
Minister: Armenian side will retaliate to any Azeri provocation
Seyran Ohanyan commented on a special operation by the Karabakh forces to retrieve the remains of Baku-downed helicopter crew.
Iraqi forces launch operation to retake IS-seized Ramadi
Islamic State group fighters have killed more than 200 men, women and children from Anbar's Sunni Al Bu Nimr tribe in recent weeks.
Serbian fan stabbed to death in Istanbul Euroleague violence
"We had been warning the Turkish authorities prior to the game that it was going to be a high-risk match,” the Serbian consul said.
Azeri ceasefire violations soar on week of Nov 16-22
Azerbaijan fired over 13000 shots from various caliber weapons towards the positions of Karabakh defense army.
Oscar-nommed Paul Greengrass to adapt George Orwell's "1984"
"1984", published in 1948, tells the story of the future world where people are facing omnipresent surveillance by an entity called "Big Brother".
“Pitch Perfect 2” hit comedy sequel unveils new trailer
“Pitch Perfect 2,” which welcomes Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld to the franchise, marks the directorial debut of Elizabeth Banks.
Stephen King novel "The Stand" to kickstart new franchise
In an interview with Kevin Smith for the actor's Hollywood Babble-On podcast, Josh Boone revealed he would adapt the book into four films.
“Gone Girl” star lands Palm Springs Fest Breakthrough award
Previous winners of the Breakthrough Performance Award include Lupita Nyong'o, Carey Mulligan and Marion Cotillard.
Nexus 5 faster than Nexus 6, tests suggest
Devices shipped with Android 5.0 come with encryption enabled, which AnandTech has discovered as the source of the problem.
Number of people with internet access to pass 3 billion in 2015
eMarketer claims that 42.4% of the world's population will be online in 2015, marking a 6.2% increase.