U.S. might pass on Canakkale 100th anniversary events: envoy

U.S. might pass on Canakkale 100th anniversary events: envoy

April 16, 2015 - 15:28 AMT  11:28 GMT
Robert Cekuta recalled that the U.S. was not involved in World War I at the time the Canakkale events took place.
VivaCell-MTS General Manager gives lecture for Yerevan school students

VivaCell-MTS General Manager gives lecture for Yerevan school students

April 16, 2015 - 15:00 AMT  11:00 GMT
As part of Business with a Mission” project, Yirikian has already delivered a number of lectures at educational institutions.
Turkey angered by Copenhagen Genocide sculpture

Turkey angered by Copenhagen Genocide sculpture

April 16, 2015 - 14:53 AMT  10:53 GMT
The city’s deputy mayor for culture, the Danish People’s Party’s Carl Christian Ebbesen, said Turkey should stay out of local decisions.
Washington hosts conference on violence against minorities

Washington hosts conference on violence against minorities

April 16, 2015 - 14:46 AMT  10:46 GMT
“This complex issue holds clear implications for the conflict over Karabakh, and others in the Caucasus,” Greg Sarkissian said.
New street photography book on post-Genocide era to be published

New street photography book on post-Genocide era to be published

April 16, 2015 - 14:22 AMT  10:22 GMT
Filmmaker and documentarian Ara Madzounian is releasing a book of original photographs that chronicles Bourj Hammoud.
Weinstein Co nabs self-published hit “Happy People Read & Drink Coffee”

Weinstein Co nabs self-published hit “Happy People Read & Drink Coffee”

April 16, 2015 - 14:22 AMT  10:22 GMT
French writer Agnes Martin-Lugand’s debut novel was a self-publishing smash success in France, where the book outsold “Fifty Shades of Grey”.
Putin hails Russia’s economic performance

Putin hails Russia’s economic performance

April 16, 2015 - 14:06 AMT  10:06 GMT
Putin said the sanctions gave Russia a strong impetus to diversify away from its heavy reliance on oil and dependence on imports.
Beijing Film Fest opens new chapter with 5th edition

Beijing Film Fest opens new chapter with 5th edition

April 16, 2015 - 13:58 AMT  09:58 GMT
The festival opens with the int’l premiere of “Wondrous Boccaccio” and will close next with upmarket Hong Kong-Chinese action film “Helios.”
U.S. cuts amount of assistance funds to Armenia

U.S. cuts amount of assistance funds to Armenia

April 16, 2015 - 13:56 AMT  09:56 GMT
The reduction in the amount of assistance funds to Armenia will affect both USAID and the U.S. Embassy’s Office of Public Affairs.
“In the Shadow of Women” to open Cannes’s Directors’ Fortnight

“In the Shadow of Women” to open Cannes’s Directors’ Fortnight

April 16, 2015 - 13:40 AMT  09:40 GMT
The film follows a couple of low-budget documentary filmmakers whose relationship unravels due to their own romantic affairs.
Sydney Film Festival to open with “Ruben Guthrie” drama

Sydney Film Festival to open with “Ruben Guthrie” drama

April 16, 2015 - 13:23 AMT  09:23 GMT
“Ruben Guthrie” is the story of one man “not only battling the bottle, but the city [Sydney] that won’t let him put it down.”
Apple purchases LinX camera technology firm

Apple purchases LinX camera technology firm

April 16, 2015 - 13:05 AMT  09:05 GMT
The company's cameras are able to capture multiple images simultaneously and can handle low light situations, shutter lag and colour fidelity.
Huawei rolls out flagship device Ascend P8 at London event

Huawei rolls out flagship device Ascend P8 at London event

April 16, 2015 - 12:33 AMT  08:33 GMT
The Ascend P8, following on from the P7, offers top-end specifications for a wallet-friendly price.
“Kingsman” helmer to direct comics-based “Flash Gordon” remake

“Kingsman” helmer to direct comics-based “Flash Gordon” remake

April 16, 2015 - 12:09 AMT  08:09 GMT
Story follows an adventurer who strives to save the planet Mongo from the clutches of his villainous nemesis Ming the Merciless.
Bill Paxton to join Daniel Radcliffe in

Bill Paxton to join Daniel Radcliffe in "Grand Theft Auto"

April 16, 2015 - 11:58 AMT  07:58 GMT
Bill last appeared alongside Jake Gyllenhaal" in "Nightcrawler" and "Edge of Tomorrow" along with Tom Cruise.
Chris Pratt to topline bootlegging drama “The Real McCoy”

Chris Pratt to topline bootlegging drama “The Real McCoy”

April 16, 2015 - 11:48 AMT  07:48 GMT
The film centers around William “Bill” McCoy, a sea captain who smuggled rum from the Bahamas to the U.S. during Prohibition.