First look at Tom Hanks in Steven Spielberg's Cold War thriller

First look at Tom Hanks in Steven Spielberg's Cold War thriller

December 19, 2014 - 11:46 AMT  07:46 GMT
The film centers on an attorney who is negotiating the release of a pilot whose U-2 spy plane was shot down on Russia's airspace in 1960.
Edgar Wright, Winona Ryder among Sundance Film Fest jurors

Edgar Wright, Winona Ryder among Sundance Film Fest jurors

December 19, 2014 - 11:32 AMT  07:32 GMT
Scribe Jonathan Nolan and actress Brit Marling are part of the group that will award the Alfred P. Sloan Prize for the depiction of science in film.
Bradley Cooper character highlighted in

Bradley Cooper character highlighted in "American Sniper" trailer (video)

 December 19, 2014 - 11:20 AMT  07:20 GMT
The 2-minute "American Sniper" video sees Cooper's character, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, getting emotional.
Coalition air strikes target IS in Syria’s Kobani

Coalition air strikes target IS in Syria’s Kobani

December 19, 2014 - 09:08 AMT  05:08 GMT
Six air strikes destroyed seven Islamic State fighting positions, a building and a tactical unit, the U.S. military said.
U.S. Secret Service ‘too insular’: review

U.S. Secret Service ‘too insular’: review

December 19, 2014 - 09:04 AMT  05:04 GMT
According to an executive summary of the independent review, the agency's next director “will have to make difficult choices.”
8 children found dead in Australia house

8 children found dead in Australia house

December 19, 2014 - 08:53 AMT  04:53 GMT
During an examination of the residence police located the bodies of the children, all aged between 18 months and 15 years.
IMF says won’t release $108mln in rescue money for Cyprus

IMF says won’t release $108mln in rescue money for Cyprus

December 19, 2014 - 08:40 AMT  04:40 GMT
Finance Minister Harris Georgiades called the suspension "unnecessary and inexcusable," adding that it undermined Cyprus' credibility.
EU leaders signal readiness for long-term Russia strategy

EU leaders signal readiness for long-term Russia strategy

December 19, 2014 - 08:26 AMT  04:26 GMT
Some in the EU have said they should switch their focus away from supporting Ukraine to seeking a detente with Moscow.
Armenia best country for business in CIS: Forbes

Armenia best country for business in CIS: Forbes

December 18, 2014 - 18:10 AMT  14:10 GMT
Among CIS countries, Azerbaijan was placed 60th, Russia 91st, Moldova 75th, Ukraine 88th, Kyrgyzstan 101st place.
VivaCell-MTS launches 4G/LTE networks in Armavir, Vagharshapat

VivaCell-MTS launches 4G/LTE networks in Armavir, Vagharshapat

December 18, 2014 - 18:03 AMT  14:03 GMT
From now on, 4G services are available to the whole population of these two major towns of Armavir province of Armenia.
EU, Armenia sign cooperation projects worth €10mln

EU, Armenia sign cooperation projects worth €10mln

December 18, 2014 - 17:44 AMT  13:44 GMT
The projects will also promote the integration of Syrian refugees in the country and assist children without parents.

"Minions" on quest for new evil master in new clip (video)

 December 18, 2014 - 17:39 AMT  13:39 GMT
The animated comedy features Sandra Bullock voicing "the world's first-ever female super-villain", Jon Hamm and Steve Carell among others.
Egyptian court convicts 41 Islamists on rioting charges

Egyptian court convicts 41 Islamists on rioting charges

December 18, 2014 - 17:32 AMT  13:32 GMT
A criminal court in southern Egypt sentenced 41 Islamists to prison terms ranging from one to 15 years on charges of rioting.
Natalie Portman says Star Wars role nearly ruined her career

Natalie Portman says Star Wars role nearly ruined her career

December 18, 2014 - 17:28 AMT  13:28 GMT
Portman was nominated for an Academy Award in 2005 for Nichols's Closer and won six years later for Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan.
Govt. to grant utility compensation, tax exemption to border villages residents

Govt. to grant utility compensation, tax exemption to border villages residents

December 18, 2014 - 17:02 AMT  13:02 GMT
To benefit from the government’s move are the residents of 32 rural communities in Tavush, Ararat, Gegharkunik and Vayots Dzor provinces.
BlackBerry rolls out Classic smartphone to win back users

BlackBerry rolls out Classic smartphone to win back users

December 18, 2014 - 16:36 AMT  12:36 GMT
The BlackBerry Classic is a throwback to the company's Bold and Curve handsets, staying true to a full QWERTY keyboard and physical navigation keys.