The 85th Oscars are more than just the popular TV awards show. We have gathered some interesting facts about the Academy and what could be considered their biggest fundraiser of the year.More >>
The 85th Oscars are more than just the popular TV awards show. We've gathered some interesting facts about the Academy and the popular Academy Awards to prepare you for the film industry's biggest night of the year.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:38:10 GMT
A Gaza health official says two Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli airstrike as fighting continued for a third day after the collapse of Egyptian-led cease-fire talks.More >>
Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commanders in an airstrike likely guided...More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:55:13 GMT
Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric has called on the country's leaders to settle their differences in a "realistic and doable" manner and swiftly form a new government, badly needed in the face of a...More >>
Gunmen attacked a Sunni mosque during Friday prayers and killed at least 64 people, prompting Sunni lawmakers to withdraw from talks on forming a new, more inclusive government capable of confronting the Islamic extremists...More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:25:06 GMT
Ukraine's armed forces say they have caused heavy casualties among pro-Russian separatist forces, although their overall advance quelling the rebel resistance remains haphazard and faltering.More >>
Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct...More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:15:26 GMT
Mexico launched a special 5,000-strong police force Friday to combat industrial, farm and business crime that has extended far throughout the country's economy, strangling commerce in some regions.More >>
Mexico launched a special 5,000-strong police force Friday to combat industrial, farm and business crime that has extended throughout the country's economy, strangling commerce in some regions.More >>
HAVANA (CNN) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is in Cuba on Friday.
Putin’s visit comes just days after Moscow agreed to forgive nearly all of Havana's outstanding debt to its former communist benefactors.
Russia is pressing for closer military and intelligence ties with Cuba.
Putin is touring Latin America. He wants to increase Russian economic cooperation with the region.