- 21:00 | In the world EU agrees to get tough on deportations
They also plan to exert more "leverage" on African and other poor states, including via aid budgets, to make them accept the return of citizens refused entry to Europe.
- 20:40 | In the world Keanu Reeves hopes for third 'Bill & Ted' film, says script in works
The "Matrix" actor starred alongside Alex Winter in the 1989 "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" about two bumbling teenagers who travel through time. "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey" was released two years later.
- 20:20 | In the world Facebook tests 'Reactions,' a Like button with more emotions
The change is just another way to express your feelings about what friends or family post, but a welcome one, given that not everything shared on the social network is appropriate for a "like".
- 20:00 | In the world Obama apologizes to aid group for US attack on Afghan clinic
Obama's telephone call to the group's international president, Joanne Liu, came a day after the White House had stopped short of an apology, waiting to learn more while acknowledging that the attack was a U.S. mistake.
- 19:40 | In the world FIFA suspends Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for 90 days
The decision seemingly ends Platini's bid to succeed Blatter as FIFA president in the emergency election in February.
Source: ABC News
- 19:20 | In the world Hollywood keeps making spinoffs and remakes, but are any of them big hits?
The ratings for the original “Odd Couple” TV show were low for its time, with most of the show's fame coming years later in reruns. Gary Marshall, the producer of the 1970s series, has been rumored to have joked that nobody saw the show.
- 19:00 | In the world Denali name change trickles down to McDonald's burger
The name change of North America’s tallest mountain is causing a trickle effect all the way down to Alaska's fast-food restaurants.
- 18:40 | In the world Syria extends major offensive to retake territory in west
Rebel advances in western Syria earlier this year had threatened the coastal region vital to President Bashar al-Assad's control of the area and prompted Russia's intervention on his side last week.
- 18:20 | In the world Liverpool's Coutinho hasn't spoken to Real Madrid or Barcelona
Philippe Coutinho is happy at Liverpool and has not spoken to Real Madrid or Barcelona about a move.
- 18:00 | In the world Monster-sized burgers from around the world
We tend to think of both burgers and huge foods as being strictly American phenomena, but while we undeniably take the lead with both, there are burgers and oversized things to eat all over the world — including something that combines the two: the truly massive burger.
- 17:41 | In the world Volkswagen putting 2016 model diesel vehicles on ice amid emissions scandal
The move will leave thousands of diesel vehicles stranded at ports nationwide, giving Volkswagen dealers no new diesel-powered vehicles to sell.
- 17:20 | In the world NATO ready to defend Turkey as Russia continues military operation in Syria
NATO defense ministers are to consider the implications of Russia's military activities in Syria. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the organization was ready to deploy forces if needed.
- 17:00 | Armenia Armenian Ministry of Territorial Administration will submit to the government a draft decision on changes in order of passenger
transportation organization and carrier selection.
Watch video of public hearings on the subject.
Details of proposed amendments: mtc.am
- 16:40 | In the world Literature Nobel Prize goes to journalist Svetlana Alexievich
The Nobel Prize for Literature has been announced in Stockholm. For the first time, a journalist has won, with Belarusian investigative reporter Svetlana Alexievich picking up the Prize.
- 16:20 | In the world Extreme kayaking world championships
Wellerbrücke stretch of the Ache river in the Austrian Ötztal valley is especially infamous. Only the best can master it, so the world championships took place here.
- 16:00 | In the world Snowparks boom in sizzling Thailand
- 15:40 | In the world Infiltrators open fire on Palestinians
In a matter of seconds, the men wearing scarves over their faces and throwing stones along with a group of Palestinians pulled out their pistols, opened fire and blew their cover.
- 15:20 | In the world Sprawling tattoo-inspired ink drawings by "Benze"
Hungarian artist Benze produces intensely detailed ink drawings by fusing aspects of tattoo art and objects from the natural world, components the artist views as an important way to continuously open his work to new meanings and interpretations.
- 15:00 | In the world New DIY geometric halloween masks by wintercroft
Marianne and Steve over at Wintercroft (previously) spent the last year dreaming up several new geometric paper masks that you can download as DIY templates.
- 14:40 | In the world Famous oil paintings add a modern twist to limited edition boards
The centuries old twist adds a modern pop of rich colors and patterns to the surf and skateboards, each board handmade and individually numbered by UWL. For the series, each skateboard has been produced in an edition of 80, and the surfboards come in an edition of just 10.
- 14:20 | In the world The stage is set for the planned parenthood political debate to keep going into 2016
Planned Parenthood may not be defunded, but both Republicans and Democrats are both making moves that will likely keep the organization, and the fight over abortion, front and center for months.
- 14:00 | In the world Here’s what California’s new equal pay law means
California adopted the toughest equal pay legislation in the country this week, altering key language to improve enforcement and increasing protections for workers from retaliation.
- 13:40 | In the world Hillary Clinton on trade deal: “I am not in favor of what i have learned about It”
Clinton, who in her role as secretary of state played a role in pushing for the TPP, said that from what she knows of the deal, she doesn’t believe it meets the “high bar” she has set for an agreement.
- 13:20 | In the world Porsche turbocharges ahead with new 911 models
The extra turn of speed that owners will discover in the 2016 Carrera 4, Targa 4 and Carrera 4 Cabriolet is thanks to new force-aspirated engines -- i.e., a hefty dose of turbocharging.
- 13:00 | In the world Turkey said to offer Russia cooperation over Syria to reduce tension
Moscow announced its planes had flown around 20 sorties in its air operation to support the Syrian army. It has admitted straying briefly into Turkish airspace by mistake.
- 12:40 | In the world BMW takes the fast track to the Tokyo motor show
The BMW M4 GTS is described as a technological showpiece and from its ingenious water injection system that fills the combustion chambers with vapor to reduce temperature and organically boost horsepower to its OLED rear lights that's in little doubt.
- 12:20 | In the world Film review: Does Stewe Jobs do the man justice?
Michael Fassbender, who plays Jobs, doesn’t look especially like him, but with tense lips and eyes like heat-seeking missiles, he acts with a tightly wound.
- 12:00 | In the world Syria: We believe that Russia has the wrong strategy, says US
Russian warships in the Caspian Sea have launched rockets on Islamic State targets in Syria, marking an escalation in Moscow’s role in the country.
- 11:40 | In the world 14 elephants killed by cyanide in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean national park officials have confirmed that 11 elephants have been poisoned by cyanide in Hwange National Park, the same park where an American dentist killed Cecil the Lion in July, sparking international outrage.
- 11:20 | In the world Jerusalem mayor: 'Lies' driving surge in Israeli-Palestinian violence
Jerusalem's mayor is accusing the Palestinian Authority and Arab leaders of spurring the latest incidents of Israeli-Palestinian violence with "incitement and lies."
- 11:00 | In the world Dalai Lama: China more concerned about future Dalai Lamas than I am
The Chinese government cares more about the institution of the Dalai Lama than the man who carries that name, the 14th Dalai Lama told CNN's Christiane Amanpour.
- 10:38 | In the world Kate Hudson shows off sick abs
Kate Hudson's been working hard to get her body in top form, and now the Oscar-nominated star is showing off the end results of her efforts.
- 10:18 | In the world Big Brother police cars with rooftop cameras keeping an eye on drivers
In an annual report tabled in the State Parliament, Victoria Road Safety Camera Commissioner Gordon Lewis called for a full evaluation of UK smart cars with a view to introducing them in Victoria.
- 10:00 | In the world Former CIA chief not a big fan of new China-US cyber agreement
By reaching an agreement on cyber-theft with the U.S., the Chinese are showing a willingness to embrace the American definition of what constitutes appropriate espionage.
- 21:00 | In the world Empire: how Cookie's wardrobe has redefined fashion on TV
From Fendi to Phillip Lim, Cookie’s ensembles have became fashion’s most coveted wardrobe.
- 20:40 | In the world Guide to great glasses: the wish list - in pictures
Glasses are back on the catwalk again thanks to Alessandro Michele, who introduced chunky frames for his debut womenswear collection for Gucci AW15.
Source: The Guardian
- 20:23 | In the world Tom Hanks tweets college senior: "I found your student ID"
The video on CBSNEWS
- 20:03 | In the world Singer-Songwriter Sia Is Flipping Dreamy Home in Los Feliz
Her Mediterranean Revival home in Los Feliz is just as quirky and ethereal as she is.
Source: Fox News
- 19:45 | In the world Bernie Ecclestone: F1 sale possible 'this year'
The largest stakeholders have been diluting their share in the sport for some time now.
- 19:23 | In the world Ashley Benson sparks controversy over 'Cecil the Lion' costume
Ashley Benson asked her 9.3 million Instagram followers what they thought of her animal costume and was quickly met with some controversy.
- 19:05 | In the world Antarctic scientists may face breathalyzer tests in attempt to curb drunkenness
From May 2014 to March 2015, the organization conducted an audit of the U.S. Antarctic Program at three research stations – McMurdo, Amundsen-Scott South Pole, and Palmer. Around 3,200 people participate in USAP every year.
- 18:43 | In the world Merkel, Hollande to respond to refugee influx
The German and French leaders are set to address the European Parliament to pitch for European unity in face of the humanitarian challenge brought by migrants. Germany's cabinet will convene to discuss Berlin's role.
- 18:23 | In the world John Lennon at 75: the man behind the music
ohn Lennon would have turned 75 on October 9. His music had a profound impact on the trajectory of popular culture, and his outspoken pleas for global peace remain as potent as ever, 35 years after his death.
- 18:03 | In the world Photo of the day: Peace for Lennon
People gather in Central Park in New York to celebrate John Lennon's 75th birthday by attempting to create the worlds largest human peace sign.
- 17:43 | In the world Whimsical Morning Coffee Drawings
Pictures on ABC News
- 17:23 | In the world Lace slippers, silk slips and late-night lingerie: fashion embraces hotel-room hotness
Cerebral chic is dead; long live sensual style. It’s time to put away your pyjamas and dust off your nightie.
Source: The Guardian
- 17:05 | In the world Beautiful geometry: William Boyd on John Hoyland
I bought my first John Hoyland in 1994. It was a predominantly red abstract with a rectangle of acid green at the bottom, painted in 1964.
- 16:44 | In the world Styles and Becks top Instagram UK accounts
Instagram is five years old and has revealed the most-followed UK accounts to celebrate.
- 16:24 | In the world Listen to Bowie sing theme for Sky tv show
A teaser for the opening credits of The Last Panthers gives fans a chance to hear David Bowie's first work for TV in decades.
- 16:05 | In the world Paul Caron's day by day IRS scandal has jumped the shark - Part 1
The interminable IRS scandal is now on Day 880 by TaxProf count.
- 15:45 | In the world Digital strategies help bridge the bike infrastructure gap
Cyclists in San Francisco and the Netherlands have famously demonstrated the need for separate infrastructure and rules, causing large traffic jams as a form of protest.
- 15:24 | In the world FDA targets youth with hip-hop anti-smoking campaign
The Food and Drug Administration will try to adapt the sounds, style and attitudes of hip-hop into a multi-million dollar anti-smoking campaign to discourage young African Americans, Hispanics and other groups from using tobacco.
Source: CBS News
- 15:05 | In the world Gursky's political photo art
World's most expensive photographer gives solo exhibition in Germany.
- 14:45 | In the world Why Charlotte Roche's new book isn't for modern women
After "Wetlands" and "Wrecked," Charlotte Roche's latest book is a manifesto for female sexual liberation.
- 14:25 | In the world ECJ ruling is a slap in the face for the EU
The European Court of Justice has declared the data transfer pact with the US invalid.
20:23 13/10/2008 » Society
FOREIGN MINISTER RECEIVED UNICEF AMBASSADOR
The Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandyan has received the new appointed Ambassador of UNICEF Armenia Mrs. Laily Moshiri-Gilan. During the meeting the Foreign Minister has highly evaluated the fourteen years activities of the fund in Armenia which is directed to defending children’s rights, and to the improvement of their living and health conditions.
The officials have discussed the implementation UNICEF projects in Armenia and drafting of the package covering programs in 2010-2014.
The Foreign Minister has affirmed the willingness of the Foreign Ministry to cooperate with UNICEF and to discuss and draft new projects.
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17:24 08/10/2015 » Politics
Head of Emergency Medical Care in Iran’s southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan province Faribourz Rashedi said 25 people were injured when a bus crashed with two camels in a provincial road on Thursda, according to IRNA news agency. Immediately after the crash, the passenger bus overturned leaving all its passengers and crew seriously injured, he said. Most of the passengers suffered fractures and were sent to nearby hospitals.
17:17 08/10/2015 » Politics
The majority of the youth in Azerbaijan speaks about being ready for war; still they also say they do not want to fight and speak for a peaceful resolution for the conflict. The adults absolutely do not want that a war with the Armenians break out, according to Minval.az. The website published a video, which shows a poll conducted by Musavat.com’s journalists among the Baku residents to find out the public opinion regarding the issue. When asked whether he believed the ...
17:14 08/10/2015 » Politics
Toyota Motor said on Wednesday it is cooperating with the US government’s investigation into how the Islamic State is obtaining the Japanese automaker’s trucks and sports utility vehicles. “We are supporting the US Treasury Department’s broader inquiry into international supply chains and the flow of capital and goods in the Middle East,” Toyota spokesperson Amanda Rice said. Toyota’s Hilux pickups and Land Cruiser SUVs are often seen in the ...
16:35 08/10/2015 » Society
Belarusian writer and journalist Svetlana Alexievich has won the 2015 Nobel Prize for literature, the BBC reports. The prize committee called her writing "a monument to courage and suffering in our time". The award - presented to a living writer - is worth eight million kronor (£691,000). Previous winners include literary giants Rudyard Kipling and Ernest Hemingway and French historical author Patrick Modiano who won in 2015. Alexievich, 67, is a ...
16:22 08/10/2015 » Society
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan participated today in the celebrations marking the 2700th anniversary of the city of Etchmiadzin, according to the presidential press service. The president went to Vazgen Sargsyan Square located near St. Hripsime Church to attend the unveiling of Monument to V. Sargsyan. He laid flowers at the monument. The head of state then visited the construction site of a sports complex where he participated in the foundation stone laying ceremony and ...