RA government to finance excavations at Arsacids’ mausoleum

RA government to finance excavations at Arsacids’ mausoleum

July 29, 2015 - 16:23 AMT  12:23 GMT
Archaeologist Hakob Simonyan presented the results and findings of the first phase to Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan.
Amazon, NASA team up to create drone air-traffic system

Amazon, NASA team up to create drone air-traffic system

July 29, 2015 - 16:02 AMT  12:02 GMT
More than 100 companies have expressed interest in participating in NASA’s effort and at least 14 have signed agreements.
Nokia's spherical camera allows making 3D movies, games

Nokia's spherical camera allows making 3D movies, games

July 29, 2015 - 15:20 AMT  11:20 GMT
the company is also planning to come back to the phone business by designing and licensing handsets late next year.
Ancient Music Fest to commemorate Genocide centennial in Catalonia

Ancient Music Fest to commemorate Genocide centennial in Catalonia

July 29, 2015 - 15:16 AMT  11:16 GMT
To honor the memory of the victims through art, works by Tigran Tchoukhajian and Komitas, selected by the festival director.
Afghan officials say Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar dead

Afghan officials say Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar dead

July 29, 2015 - 14:49 AMT  10:49 GMT
Mullah Omar led the Taliban to victory over rival Afghan militias in the civil war that followed the withdrawal of Soviet troops.
China recovers $6.2bn in losses from graft

China recovers $6.2bn in losses from graft

July 29, 2015 - 14:38 AMT  10:38 GMT
The body said the funds were recovered between a high-profile meeting of Party leaders in Nov 2012 and June this year.
Eurotunnel blocks 37,000 migrant attempts to reach UK since Jan

Eurotunnel blocks 37,000 migrant attempts to reach UK since Jan

July 29, 2015 - 14:28 AMT  10:28 GMT
British Prime Minister David Cameron, speaking during his visit to Singapore, described the crisis as "very concerning."
Azerbaijan among countries with worst relations with neighbors

Azerbaijan among countries with worst relations with neighbors

July 29, 2015 - 13:58 AMT  09:58 GMT
To make the list, researchers assessed countries and ranked them from 1 to 5, with the latter being the worst.
20,000 more trees and bushes planted in Yerevan in 2015

20,000 more trees and bushes planted in Yerevan in 2015

July 29, 2015 - 13:46 AMT  09:46 GMT
Avet Martirosyan also mentioned that the improvement of irrigation network is the basis for the expansion of green areas.
French FM on visit to Iran for first time in 12 years

French FM on visit to Iran for first time in 12 years

July 29, 2015 - 13:30 AMT  09:30 GMT
Fabius met with Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and was also due to meet Rouhani on his one-day visit.
BP reports sharp fall in profits

BP reports sharp fall in profits

July 29, 2015 - 12:41 AMT  08:41 GMT
The results come at a time of continuing uncertainty for oil companies, with oil prices more than 50% lower than last year.
Another rural water supply project implemented in Armenia

Another rural water supply project implemented in Armenia

July 29, 2015 - 12:11 AMT  08:11 GMT
The water supply network project by VivaCell-MTS and FPWC in Chkalov village included the construction of 22km-long pipeline.
Tension at contact line: Azeri armed forces still violate ceasefire

Tension at contact line: Azeri armed forces still violate ceasefire

July 29, 2015 - 11:32 AMT  07:32 GMT
The Defense Army said its frontline units continue controlling the situation and take retaliatory measures in case of necessity.
U.S. Embassy in Yerevan hosts conference on child protection

U.S. Embassy in Yerevan hosts conference on child protection

July 29, 2015 - 11:29 AMT  07:29 GMT
Ambassador Mills noted that the conference will allow the participants to share their experiences protecting children.
5 men sentenced to 697 years in prison for killing 11 women in Mexico

5 men sentenced to 697 years in prison for killing 11 women in Mexico

July 29, 2015 - 09:06 AMT  05:06 GMT
A statement from the office called the sentences on charges of aggravated homicide and human trafficking "exemplary and historic."
Twitter posts $502mln Q2 revenue, co-founder ‘not satisfied’

Twitter posts $502mln Q2 revenue, co-founder ‘not satisfied’

July 29, 2015 - 08:58 AMT  04:58 GMT
Twitter said it expected full year revenue of between $2.20bn to $2.27bn, slightly higher than its previous forecast.