EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017

EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017

December 16, 2016 - 11:47 AMT  07:47 GMT
"Some of our colleagues would prefer maybe 12 months but ... what is possible is maintaining our current format, it means six months," Tusk said.
30 ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan registered overnight on Dec 15-16

30 ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan registered overnight on Dec 15-16

December 16, 2016 - 11:40 AMT  07:40 GMT
Karabakh Defense Army troops refrained from retaliating to continue controlling the situation along the entire line of contact.
Isaac Newton text is the most expensive science book sold to date

Isaac Newton text is the most expensive science book sold to date

December 16, 2016 - 11:37 AMT  07:37 GMT
This is a rare continental Europe edition, with only 80 copies published versus the 400 for Britain.
Pan-Armenian Painting Contest wraps up in Yerevan

Pan-Armenian Painting Contest wraps up in Yerevan

December 16, 2016 - 11:21 AMT  07:21 GMT
“The way of struggle the participants have chosen is efficient: objection is expressed silently, yet to the point," Yirikian said.
“Godzilla 2”, “Pacific Rim 2” get new titles

“Godzilla 2”, “Pacific Rim 2” get new titles

December 16, 2016 - 11:18 AMT  07:18 GMT
Initially called "Pacific Rim: Maelstorm", the follow-up to Guillermo del Toro's 2013 film "Pacific Rim" is now named "Pacific Rim: Uprising".
Nine films advance in foreign-language Oscar race

Nine films advance in foreign-language Oscar race

December 16, 2016 - 11:02 AMT  07:02 GMT
“Toni Erdmann” scored a clean sweep at the European Film Awards, winning in each of its categories.
“Prometheus” star Logan Marshall-Green to topline “Stem” sci-fi

“Prometheus” star Logan Marshall-Green to topline “Stem” sci-fi

December 16, 2016 - 10:53 AMT  06:53 GMT
Marshall-Green will portray a man in a near-future world who uses an experimental computer chip to avenge his wife’s murder and his own injury.
Obama vows retaliation against Russian hacking of election

Obama vows retaliation against Russian hacking of election

December 16, 2016 - 10:45 AMT  06:45 GMT
"I think there is no doubt that when any foreign government tries to impact the integrity of our elections that we need to take action," he said.

"The Path" season 2 trailer features Aaron Paul (video)

 December 16, 2016 - 10:41 AMT  06:41 GMT
The trailer focuses on Aaron Paul's Eddie Lane, who's leading a new life after he was leaving the Meyerist movement in season 1.
Abe, Putin hold second meeting with little to show on isles row

Abe, Putin hold second meeting with little to show on isles row

December 16, 2016 - 10:40 AMT  06:40 GMT
"I believe that joint work in economic areas will help to establish the basis needed to move to a relationship of true partnership," Putin said.