Kerry to visit Egypt, Gulf for talks on Iran deal, IS fight

Kerry to visit Egypt, Gulf for talks on Iran deal, IS fight

July 28, 2015 - 08:49 AMT  04:49 GMT
U.S. Secretary of State will visit Cairo on Aug 2 for a session of the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue, the State Department said.
U.S. removes Cuba from human trafficking list

U.S. removes Cuba from human trafficking list

July 28, 2015 - 08:35 AMT  04:35 GMT
The annual State Department report comes a week after Cuba and the U.S. formally restored diplomatic relations.
Kurdish fighters capture northern Syrian town from Islamic State

Kurdish fighters capture northern Syrian town from Islamic State

July 27, 2015 - 20:47 AMT  16:47 GMT
The Observatory said Sarrin, near the Euphrates River, was a launchpad for Islamic State to wage raids on Kurdish-held Kobani.
Apple, Nike settle FuelBand class-action lawsuit

Apple, Nike settle FuelBand class-action lawsuit

July 27, 2015 - 20:20 AMT  16:20 GMT
Nike will pay out up to $2.4 million to people who purchased its FuelBand wearable between Jan 19, 2012 and June 17, 2015.
Iranian, Russian, Chinese leaders to address 70th UN General Assembly

Iranian, Russian, Chinese leaders to address 70th UN General Assembly

July 27, 2015 - 20:09 AMT  16:09 GMT
The nuclear deal, and its implications for the Middle East and beyond, is expected to be a key topic in speeches this year.
Samsung introduces monitor with mobile wireless charging

Samsung introduces monitor with mobile wireless charging

July 27, 2015 - 18:52 AMT  14:52 GMT
It also promises comfortable viewing, superior picture quality, an improved gaming experience, and energy efficiency.
Armenian Genocide monument at Fresno State vandalized

Armenian Genocide monument at Fresno State vandalized

July 27, 2015 - 18:07 AMT  14:07 GMT
“The souls of the victims are disturbed,” said Berj Apkarian, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Armenia in Fresno.
Magnitude 4 quake hits Georgia, tremors felt in Armenia

Magnitude 4 quake hits Georgia, tremors felt in Armenia

July 27, 2015 - 17:42 AMT  13:42 GMT
Seismic Protection Service said tremors were felt in Armenian towns of Stepanavan, Noyemberyan, Koghb and Koti.
Armenia ranked 2nd at U16 Basketball European Championship

Armenia ranked 2nd at U16 Basketball European Championship

July 27, 2015 - 16:11 AMT  12:11 GMT
The tournament Fair Play Award was presented to Armenia for extraordinary sportsmanship behavior on the court.
Putin, Erdogan discuss situation in Middle East

Putin, Erdogan discuss situation in Middle East

July 27, 2015 - 15:43 AMT  11:43 GMT
NATO called an emergency meeting to discuss security at the request of Turkey after the recent suicide bombing.
Swiss bank UBS reports 53% increase in net profits

Swiss bank UBS reports 53% increase in net profits

July 27, 2015 - 15:40 AMT  11:40 GMT
The bank's main rival in Switzerland, Credit Suisse, announced a second quarter net profit of 1.1bn francs, beating expectations.
Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva buys Allergan generic drug firm

Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva buys Allergan generic drug firm

July 27, 2015 - 15:32 AMT  11:32 GMT
Brent Saunders said the sale would help enhance "global-branded pharmaceutical business and strengthen our financial position."
Russia to strengthen naval forces in Arctic, Atlantic: Kremlin

Russia to strengthen naval forces in Arctic, Atlantic: Kremlin

July 27, 2015 - 15:05 AMT  11:05 GMT
Dmitry Rogozin said the situation in Crimea and Sevastopol was also a factor influencing Russia's new naval doctrine.
Envoy says U.S. can be flexible with N. Korea if wants nuclear talks

Envoy says U.S. can be flexible with N. Korea if wants nuclear talks

July 27, 2015 - 15:02 AMT  11:02 GMT
North Korea has said it was not interested in an Iran-like dialogue with the United States to give up its nuclear capabilities.
Armenia in FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E: schedule revealed

Armenia in FIFA World Cup 2018 Group E: schedule revealed

July 27, 2015 - 14:40 AMT  10:40 GMT
Armenia will play with Denmark (Sep 4), Romania (Oct 8), Poland (Nov 11), and Kazakhstan (March 26, 2016).
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Johnny Depp's "Black Mass" to premiere at Venice Film Festival

July 27, 2015 - 14:34 AMT  10:34 GMT
“Black Mass,” which Warner Bros. will release in the U.S. on Sept 18, is a biopic of Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger.