Turkey's Armenians will select new spiritual leader after Easter
The election for the 85th Armenian patriarch will be held after April 21, said Sahak Masalyan, the deputy of the late Armenian patriarch
Oldest egg fossil discovered inside 110-million-year-old bird
Scientists have discovered the first fossil bird ever found with an egg preserved inside its body, a study says.
Italy driver hijacks, torches school bus carrying 51 children
The bus slammed into a car but was brought to an end by police after one of the children was able to call for help.
Forbes: Sergey Galitsky was Russia’s biggest billionaire winner of 2018
Galitsky sold 29.1% of shares of Magnit to VTB Bank for $2.44 billion and left all posts in the company.
Iranian President congratulates Armenian leader on Nowruz
Hassan Rouhani has, in separate messages, congratulated several heads of state on the beginning of Nowruz.
"Game of Thrones" will give Jaime Lannister a "beautiful" send-off
“I am proud to have been on a show that has had this kind of impact and success,” Coster-Waldau said.
Most psychiatric illnesses related to one another: research
Oleguer Plana-Ripoll from Aarhus University in Denmark and his colleagues analyzed records from close to six million Danes.
Armenia will celebrate Citizen’s Day on last Saturday of April
The last Saturday of April will be marked as Citizen’s Day, according to a decision approved by the government.
Dementia rates dropping thanks to smoking reductions: report
The risk of developing dementia is falling, thanks to lifestyle improvements such as reductions in smoking.
Very hot tea boosts risk of cancer, study finds
Those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study.
PicsArt hits 130 mln monthly active users worldwide, attracts Chinese
Nearly 80 percent of PicsArt’s users are under the age of 35 and those under 18 are driving most of its growth.
PM congratulates Armenia's Kurdish community on Nowruz
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has congratulated the Kurdish community of Armenia on Nowruz, the New Year.
Bloomberg. Putin could hold grip on Russia by uniting with Belarus
Some within the ruling elite in Russia are pressing Putin to remain president for as long as possible.
Japan poised to declare gene-edited foods safe to eat
The advisory panel concluded that edited foods shouldn’t have to go through any more safety testing than anything else.
U.S. Presidential nominee takes stand on Armenian Genocide
It is the first campaign statement on Armenian American concerns released in preparation for the 2020 election.
Ameriabank offers Visa PaySticker for non-cash payments
Visa Pay Sticker is a patch that allows holders of Visa Electron payment cards to make contactless payments.
Israel says "has full freedom of action" in countering Iran in Syria
The Israeli prime minister noted that such freedom of action is possible due to support from Washington.
Armenian mogul's firm to build 75-storey skyscraper in Dubai
The super-tall is due to be completed in Q3 2020, and is located next to Damac Towers by Paramount Hotels & Resorts.
Alabama recognizes Armenian Genocide
The proclamation provides a glimpse into Alabama’s active participation in the Near East Relief’s efforts during the Genocide.
Russian Air Force swarms militant positions in northwestern Syria
The Russian Air Force is currently conducting several flights over the Idlib and Aleppo governorates on March 20.
Tarantino’s "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" trailer lands online
The film is expected premiere this May at the Cannes Film Festival, where Tarantino won the Palme d’Or exactly 25 years ago.
Aussie PM summons Turkish envoy over Erdogan's 'reckless' remarks
The PM said he would be waiting for the Turkish government to respond to his demand to withdraw Erdogan's comments.
Azerbaijan’s Aliyev “suspected” of copying Armenia’s Pashinyan
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and his wife on March 19 took part in national celebrations of Novruz in Baku.
Armenian, Russian PMs talk Eurasian Council meeting details
During the conversation, Medvedev and Pashinyan also weighed in on some topical issues of Russian-Armenian relations
Smart lighter helps people quit smoking
Slighter wants to encourage the public to quit smoking with a lighter that creates a personalized cessation plan.
EU hits Google with €1.5 billion antitrust fine
The Commission ordered Google to pay €1.5 billion for abusing its dominant position in online search advertising.
Study reveals the 'dangers of alcohol' for third-party people
The study estimated that 12,650 babies were born with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) in 2014.
Kazakhstan renames capital Astana to Nursultan
The Parliament of Kazakhstan on Wednesday, March 20 approved law on changing the name of the capital Astana to Nursultan
Armenian leader sends condolences to Mozambique, Zimbabwe
People in cyclone-hit countries are clinging to rooftops in areas virtually submerged by flood water, awaiting aid and rescue.
Trump mulls designating Brazil as "maybe a NATO ally"
"As I told President Bolsonaro, I also intend to designate Brazil as a major non-NATO ally - or, maybe a NATO ally," he said.
Azerbaijan says can't accept talks format change proposed by Armenia
Aliyev considers changing the format of negotiations on the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict "unacceptable".
Anti-vax Italian politician hospitalised with chickenpox
A leading anti-vax figure and Italian politician was hospitalised with chickenpox earlier this week.
New drugs give hope for ovarian cancer treatment
The drugs can kill ovarian cancer cells by targeting weaknesses within their ability to copy their DNA.
€25 million will be spent on TUMO Convergence Center for Engineering
The European Union launched the EU TUMO Convergence Center for Engineering and Applied Science on March 19.
High-strength cannabis varieties could increase mental health risks
Frequent cannabis use and high-strength varieties are likely to increase the chance of mental health problems among users.
"Heavy clashes" break out between Turkey-backed rebels in Syria
Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham and the Free Syrian Police clashed after members from the former assaulted a traffic officer.
Tokayev sworn in as Kazakhstan's new president
Nazarbayev resigned in what appeared to be the first step in a choreographed political transition that will see him retain considerable sway.
Azerbaijan sets up new military unit near Armenian border
Azerbaijan has opened a new military unit near the border with Armenia, local media reports reveal.
IMF expects 4.5% economic growth in Armenia in 2018
The International Monetary Fund expects Armenia's economic growth to slow to 4.5% this year from 5.2% in 2018.
Lydian: Armenia begins third audit on Amulsar gold project
The scope of this work will now also include a review of the firm's Environmental and Social Impact Assessment.
Italy’s Lazio region recognizes Armenian Genocide
With the approval of the motion, the Lazio Council becomes the 136th council in Italy that recognizes the Genocide.
Ameriabank has lent $4.5 billion to Armenian economy since 2008
Artak Hanesyan told reporters on March 19 that the bank has lent $4.5 billion to the Armenian economy since 2008.
Kazakhstan's President resigns
President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan announced his resignation on Tuesday, March 19.
Islamic State launches last ditch counter-offensive in Baghouz
The Islamic State launched arguably their last counter-offensive to regain the territory they lost to the SDF.
Inflammation links heart disease and depression: study
While inflammation is a natural response necessary to fight off infection, chronic inflammation is harmful.
Scientists grow miniature brain that can contract muscle
The research is is the latest in a series of increasingly sophisticated approximations of the human brain grown in the laboratory
Kurdish-led fighters advance on last IS bastion in eastern Syria
"This is not a victory announcement, but a significant progress in the fight against Daesh," Mustefa Bali said.
Mkhitaryan named one of top 10 footballers in post-Soviet space
"Mkhitaryan does not shine, but he probably has not had his final say in English football," the article says.
Three men shot at New York's Harlem
The men were struck by gunfire outside of the Jefferson Houses near Second Avenue and 112th Street.
Breast cancer death rate set to drop in Europe
Experts predict 1.4 million people will die of the disease in 2019, up 4.8 per cent from 1.35million five years ago.