Sony Classics scoops up rights for Michael Haneke’s “Amour”

Sony Classics scoops up rights for Michael Haneke’s “Amour”

April 18, 2012 - 16:13 AMT  12:13 GMT
The movie starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, centers on an elderly couple whose love is tested when the wife has an attack.
EuFoA publishes guide on Armenian political parties

EuFoA publishes guide on Armenian political parties

April 18, 2012 - 16:11 AMT  12:11 GMT
Michael Kambeck: this guide will serve as a useful tool to anyone interested in better understanding of the party system.
RPA MP: electoral bribe rumors aim to spread distrust

RPA MP: electoral bribe rumors aim to spread distrust

April 18, 2012 - 16:04 AMT  12:04 GMT
Artak Zakaryan urged citizens not to yield to provocations, since some political forces thus attempt to create tension.
Suicide at Kievyan bridge in Yerevan

Suicide at Kievyan bridge in Yerevan

April 18, 2012 - 16:03 AMT  12:03 GMT
A young woman aged 20-25 committed suicide by diving from Kievyan bridge in Yerevan on April 18 afternoon.
Russia’s Yak-130 combat trainer enters Philippines tender

Russia’s Yak-130 combat trainer enters Philippines tender

April 18, 2012 - 15:59 AMT  11:59 GMT
Yak-130 is a highly maneuverable aircraft with an extended range of about 2,000 km and a max. speed of 1,060 km/h in level flight.
Swiss govt. ups financial sanctions on Iran

Swiss govt. ups financial sanctions on Iran

April 18, 2012 - 15:48 AMT  11:48 GMT
Swiss banks have been accused of allowing firms and individuals close to Iranian govt. to conduct business through Swiss accounts.
Ship suspected of carrying ammo to Syria docks at Turkish port

Ship suspected of carrying ammo to Syria docks at Turkish port

April 18, 2012 - 15:35 AMT  11:35 GMT
Turkish foreign ministry said a ship had docked at Iskenderun on April 18 but could not confirm whether there were weapons aboard.
S. Sudan forces attack Sudan troops at contested region

S. Sudan forces attack Sudan troops at contested region

April 18, 2012 - 15:30 AMT  11:30 GMT
Official: the attack aimed to affect Sudanese military plans to recapture the Heglig oil field seized by South Sudan on April 10.
Report says Armenia still depends on foreign transfers

Report says Armenia still depends on foreign transfers

April 18, 2012 - 15:22 AMT  11:22 GMT
Manuk Yergnyan further noted popularization of incomes as one of the vulnerable areas of Armenian economy.
Expert: true coalition will be formed as result of competition

Expert: true coalition will be formed as result of competition

April 18, 2012 - 15:21 AMT  11:21 GMT
Director of Caucasus Institute Alexander Iskandaryan noted that 4-6 parties will make it to the next parliament.