Today’s Zaman article unveils stories of Ottoman Armenian Intellectuals

Today’s Zaman article unveils stories of Ottoman Armenian Intellectuals

April 23, 2014 - 11:48 AMT  07:48 GMT
“According to Hrant Dink, what happened in 1915 was total destruction for both the Turks and Armenians,” the article says.
U.S. to deliver 10 Apache attack helicopters to Egypt

U.S. to deliver 10 Apache attack helicopters to Egypt

April 23, 2014 - 10:27 AMT  06:27 GMT
Kerry noted in a call with his counterpart that he was not yet able to certify that Egypt was taking steps to support a democratic transition.
South Korea ferry death toll reaches 146, search continues

South Korea ferry death toll reaches 146, search continues

April 23, 2014 - 10:01 AMT  06:01 GMT
On Jindo island, where bodies recovered from the ferry are taken, descriptions of the dead are read over a loudspeaker.
Iran asks UN to urge U.S. grant visa to new envoy

Iran asks UN to urge U.S. grant visa to new envoy

April 23, 2014 - 09:31 AMT  05:31 GMT
"We firmly believe that this is a very serious issue and the committee should address it in an urgent and serious way," Dehghani said.
Obama starts Asia tour to reassure commitment to region

Obama starts Asia tour to reassure commitment to region

April 23, 2014 - 09:00 AMT  05:00 GMT
The trip - from April 23-29 - comes nearly seven months after he cancelled a visit to the region due to a government shutdown.
Putin says Russia should boost security at its Arctic borders

Putin says Russia should boost security at its Arctic borders

April 23, 2014 - 08:49 AMT  04:49 GMT
Russia will build a unified network of naval facilities in its Arctic territories to host advanced warships and submarines.
PM says ready to halt mandatory component of new pension law

PM says ready to halt mandatory component of new pension law

April 22, 2014 - 20:01 AMT  16:01 GMT
Abrahamyan held a consultation on the funded pension reform, attended by reps. of Prosperous Armenia, Orinats Yerkir, Heritage, ARFD.
Ethnic Armenian elected chairman of Turkish-American chamber

Ethnic Armenian elected chairman of Turkish-American chamber

April 22, 2014 - 19:39 AMT  15:39 GMT
Aret Taşçıyan is a veteran businessman who currently holds a position as the U.S. representative of OMNI Limited.
France to unveil plan to stop youths joining jihadists in Syria

France to unveil plan to stop youths joining jihadists in Syria

April 22, 2014 - 19:00 AMT  15:00 GMT
The plan includes tough measures to bolster intelligence and border surveillance, including restricting minors from leaving France.
Hollande to attend Genocide commemoration ceremony in Paris

Hollande to attend Genocide commemoration ceremony in Paris

April 22, 2014 - 18:54 AMT  14:54 GMT
Istanbul will host events dedicated to the 99th anniv. of the Genocide; an exhibit "Portraits of Exile will be showcased in Diyarbakir.
Yemen identifying suspected militants killed in strikes

Yemen identifying suspected militants killed in strikes

April 22, 2014 - 18:48 AMT  14:48 GMT
The senior Yemeni official said MiG-29 fighter jets took part in the raids, which tribal and local sources said also involved U.S. drones.
ARFD bureau chief expects no progress in relations with Turkey

ARFD bureau chief expects no progress in relations with Turkey

April 22, 2014 - 18:35 AMT  14:35 GMT
According to Manoyan, Armenian society should help the Turkish one to learn and come to terms with its own history.
Arab League says Syria election can thwart peace efforts

Arab League says Syria election can thwart peace efforts

April 22, 2014 - 18:14 AMT  14:14 GMT
"This step could suspend the desired efforts of maturing negotiations for a political solution to the Syrian crisis," Nabil el-Araby said.
Fox's “Rio 2” animated comedy jumps to No.1 at foreign box office

Fox's “Rio 2” animated comedy jumps to No.1 at foreign box office

April 22, 2014 - 17:44 AMT  13:44 GMT
Sony's “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” was second, with $47 million from 14 markets, led by a $15 million opening in the UK and Ireland.
Quentin Tarantino may sill film

Quentin Tarantino may sill film "Hateful Eight" with modified script

April 22, 2014 - 17:32 AMT  13:32 GMT
When the new project's script leaked back in January, the director said that he had "no desire to make it."
Woody Allen comedy “Fading Gigolo” posts 2nd best limited opening

Woody Allen comedy “Fading Gigolo” posts 2nd best limited opening

April 22, 2014 - 13:01 AMT  09:01 GMT
Jim Jarmusch's vampire saga “Only Lovers Left Alive” went from four to 17 theaters and took in $134,588.