Culture
CIA tried for years to break into Apple devices
Newly leaked documents from whistle-blower Edward Snowden reveal covert campaign to hack into iPhones, iPads.

UNESCO condemns destruction of ancient Iraqi city of Hatra
Officials say they are fully mobilized to respond to this emergency and stand ready to assist Iraqi authorities in any possible way.

'Sudan' threatens existence of northern white rhino
Kenya is home to 3 out of the world's 5 living northern white rhinos

France: Facebook faces trial over free-speech case
Refusal to publish picture by famous 19th century artist spurs litigation

Controversy in India over ban on film with Delhi rapist
Block on broadcast of film about brutal 2012 gang rape and burder opens debate in India

Turkey: 4G launch to hit expanding mobile market
Telecommunications ministry launches tenders to build 4G network; new services to get popular reception, analysts say.

Turkey bids farewell to celebrated author
Yasar Kemal's funeral draws thousands, including prominent politicians and writers.

Turkey mourns death of literary giant Yasar Kemal
Renowned author, whose works have been published internationally, had been in hospital over a month with heart and lung issues.

Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83
Iconic actor suffered from a chronic lung disease.