Russian Central Bank warns of inflation risks increase

Russian Central Bank warns of inflation risks increase

July 25, 2014 - 16:35 AMT  12:35 GMT
Earlier this month, however, there was a spike in consumer prices, largely explained by the indexation of tariffs from July 1.
Suspected Taliban gunmen kill 15 in Afghanistan

Suspected Taliban gunmen kill 15 in Afghanistan

July 25, 2014 - 15:49 AMT  11:49 GMT
A local governor said the women had been travelling by taxi when gunmen on a motorcycle fired on their vehicle.
Armenia ranks 87th in UN Human Development Report

Armenia ranks 87th in UN Human Development Report

July 25, 2014 - 15:41 AMT  11:41 GMT
Advances in technology, education and incomes hold ever-greater promise for longer, healthier, more secure lives.
Idea of arming Armenian border villagers gains support (updated)

Idea of arming Armenian border villagers gains support (updated)

July 25, 2014 - 14:37 AMT  10:37 GMT
The border security got special attention, causing hot debate regarding a possibility of arming the residents of border villages.
Islamic State issues guidelines on ‘how women should dress’

Islamic State issues guidelines on ‘how women should dress’

July 25, 2014 - 13:57 AMT  09:57 GMT
“The hands and feet must be covered. Wear shapeless clothes that don't hug the body. No perfume,” the statement said.
Militant leader killed as Israel strikes 30 houses in Gaza

Militant leader killed as Israel strikes 30 houses in Gaza

July 25, 2014 - 13:42 AMT  09:42 GMT
The Israeli military confirmed dozens of sites were hit, including what it said were Hamas command posts, but did not elaborate.
Report on neonatal care presented in Yerevan

Report on neonatal care presented in Yerevan

July 25, 2014 - 13:31 AMT  09:31 GMT
VivaCell-MTS and BirthLink launched the project in September 2009 at a conference in the Medical University in Yerevan.
IAEA says needs €1mln in extra funding for Iran nuclear monitoring

IAEA says needs €1mln in extra funding for Iran nuclear monitoring

July 25, 2014 - 11:44 AMT  07:44 GMT
The request was made in a note to member states of the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) dated July 24.
Google launches ambitious health project

Google launches ambitious health project

July 25, 2014 - 10:43 AMT  06:43 GMT
Google said the information from Baseline will be anonymous and its use will be limited to medical and health purposes.
Pasadena concert to bring awareness to Armenian Genocide Memorial

Pasadena concert to bring awareness to Armenian Genocide Memorial

July 25, 2014 - 10:20 AMT  06:20 GMT
LA-based Echocell is comprised of Istanbul-born singer/songwriter Belinda Kazanci and songwriter/keyboardist Adam Beltran.
American Jewish Congress says Erdogan 'spewing dangerous rhetoric'

American Jewish Congress says Erdogan 'spewing dangerous rhetoric'

July 25, 2014 - 10:08 AMT  06:08 GMT
An American Jewish organization is demanding that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan return an award it gave him.
UN sends first aid convoy into Syria without govt. consent

UN sends first aid convoy into Syria without govt. consent

July 25, 2014 - 09:53 AMT  05:53 GMT
The trucks entered northern Syria from the Bab al-Salam crossing on the border with Turkey, the UN said.
Fatih Akin’s“The Cut” to premiere at Venice Film Fest

Fatih Akin’s“The Cut” to premiere at Venice Film Fest

July 25, 2014 - 09:48 AMT  05:48 GMT
The film is in English, and runs for 138 minutes, although the version that will premiere in Venice is dubbed over in German.
Venezuela announces plans to buy more Russian, Chinese weapons

Venezuela announces plans to buy more Russian, Chinese weapons

July 25, 2014 - 09:41 AMT  05:41 GMT
In 2005-2009, Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport signed over 30 contracts with Venezuela on weapons supplies.
Peres ends his term as President of Israel

Peres ends his term as President of Israel

July 25, 2014 - 09:35 AMT  05:35 GMT
Peres handed the ceremonial but high-profile presidency over to Reuven Rivlin, a legislator from the hawkish Likud Party.
U.S. general: Russian military likely reluctant participant in Ukraine

U.S. general: Russian military likely reluctant participant in Ukraine

July 25, 2014 - 09:20 AMT  05:20 GMT
Dempsey said that instead of de-escalating, Russia's president Vladimir Putin has "actually taken a decision to escalate."