Animated film “Song of the Sea” wins top prize at IFTA awards

Animated film “Song of the Sea” wins top prize at IFTA awards

May 26, 2015 - 10:23 AMT  06:23 GMT
On the TV side, “Love/Hate” was a big winner across multiple categories, while Aidan Gillen was awarded a statue for his work on “Charlie.”
Jonathan Rhys Meyers’ “Damascus Cover” attracts buyers at Cannes

Jonathan Rhys Meyers’ “Damascus Cover” attracts buyers at Cannes

May 26, 2015 - 10:13 AMT  06:13 GMT
Set in 1989, the pic focuses on a veteran spy sent undercover in Syria to smuggle a chemical weapons scientist and his family out of Damascus.
Samsung Group announces merger of two major affiliates

Samsung Group announces merger of two major affiliates

May 26, 2015 - 10:03 AMT  06:03 GMT
The Lee family currently has a less than five percent stake in Samsung Electronics, a holding that will be boosted by the merger.
Australia to pass law stripping citizenship from suspected terrorists

Australia to pass law stripping citizenship from suspected terrorists

May 26, 2015 - 09:52 AMT  05:52 GMT
Australia has the third largest proportion of overseas-born residents of any country, following only Israel and Luxembourg.

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" named 2nd highest grossing superhero movie

May 26, 2015 - 09:45 AMT  05:45 GMT
"Avengers: Age of Ultron" took the number seven slot in top grossing movies of all time internationally, grossing $860 million.
Angry Erdogan tells New York Times ‘to know its place’

Angry Erdogan tells New York Times ‘to know its place’

May 26, 2015 - 09:14 AMT  05:14 GMT
Erdogan blasted an “impolite” editorial in the New York Times last week which he said “literally gave orders to the U.S.”
Apple promotes Jony Ive to chief design officer

Apple promotes Jony Ive to chief design officer

May 26, 2015 - 09:01 AMT  05:01 GMT
Sir Jonathan has helped design products like the iPod, iPhone, iPad and smartwatch over the last couple of decades.
Galapagos Islands volcano erupts first time in 33 years

Galapagos Islands volcano erupts first time in 33 years

May 26, 2015 - 08:53 AMT  04:53 GMT
Authorities said lava flowing in the southwest direction for now poses no risk to the world's only population of pink iguanas.
Vatican bank sees sharp jump in profits for 2014

Vatican bank sees sharp jump in profits for 2014

May 26, 2015 - 08:34 AMT  04:34 GMT
The bank earned €69.3mln last year, compared to just €2.9mln in 2013, when it was hit by bad investments and clean-up costs.
AMA to host lecture on “An Armenian Village, Khodorchur” exhibit

AMA to host lecture on “An Armenian Village, Khodorchur” exhibit

May 26, 2015 - 08:30 AMT  04:30 GMT
Gina Hablanian has a B.S. from Tufts University and an M.A. from the Boston University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.