From power to opposition and back
The path of Prosperous Armenia party
Prosperous Armenia, one of the most influential parties at the Armenian political arena is marching towards the April parliamentary elections, this time being presented as Tsarukyan Alliance. It’s hard to say whether the change of the name can mean the change of the essence, as Prosperous Armenia has always been associated by people with one personality – its leader Gagik Tsarukyan.
New video shows Karabakh’s thwarting of Azerbaijani sabotage
The Nagorno Karabakh army has found out the names of the Azerbaijani soldiers, killed during the failed operation.
Armenia unveils footage of Azerbaijan attacking Karabakh
“The first circle denotes the launch of Tropa mine-clearing system,” Armenian defense ministry spokesman Artsrun Hovhannisyan explained.
Connie Britton to topline Netflix comedy-drama “Steady Habits”
Britton has been nominated for four Emmys, including one for “Nasvhille” and two for “Friday Night Lights.”
CEC publishes candidates’ lists for Armenia parliamentary elections
The CEC said on Saturday, February 25 that 1531 citizens have registered to take part in the elections, slated for April 2.
Claire Danes, Jim Parsons to star in transgender drama “A Kid Like Jake”
“A Kid Like Jake” will be adapted by Silas Howard (known for the TV series “Transparent”), one of only a few transgender directors in Hollywood.
Malaysia to sweep airport for toxic chemicals after Kim Jong Nam murder
Kim Jong Nam was murdered on Feb. 13 at the budget terminal of Kuala Lumpur's main airport with VX nerve agent.
Iran to buy 950 tonnes of uranium ore from Kazakhstan
The acquisition would not violate Iran's landmark 2015 deal with world powers over its disputed nuclear program.
Military expert details reasons behind Azeri escalation in Karabakh
The expert ruled out the possibility of a large-scale war, however, allowing for a situation similar to that in April.
Armenian-made Zangi messenger to be featured at Mobile World Congress
Zangi provides a highly scalable and cost-efficient telecommunications infrastructure for the B2B market.
Bitcoin hits record high above $1,200
Traditional financial players have largely shunned the web-based "crytpocurrency", viewing it as too volatile, complicated and risky.
Syria talks challenged as over 80 killed in suicide blasts
The blasts which targeted two security service bases in Homs, killed a top intelligence chief and close confidant of President Bashar al-Assad.
Iraqi forces advance near key area in west Mosul
Iraqi forces launched a fresh push from the south on February 19, nearly a month after the eastern side of Mosul was declared "fully liberated".
Caucasus violence may harm U.S. ties with Russia, Turkey, Iran: expert
The United States should cooperate with Russia in the settlement of Nagorno Karabakh conflict, Professor Carey Cavanaugh said.
The Globe and Mail remembers the last Genocide survivor in Canada
Although Knar Yemenidjian reached the age of 107, her childhood was marred by unfathomable violence that nearly ended her life.
Kino Lorber acquires Venice Film Fest winner “The Woman Who Left”
“The Woman Who Left” is set in 1997 in the Philippines and centers on a woman released from jail after being imprisoned for a crime she did not commit.
Paul Verhoeven’s “Elle” wins best film at France’s Cesar Awards
The biggest surprise of the night was Xavier Dolan nabbing best director and editing with “It’s Only the End of the World.”
Latest version of iOS solves iPhone 6's shutdown issues
10.2.1, which has already been downloaded by roughly half of all iOS users, has led to an 80 percent reduction of unexpected shutdowns in iPhone 6s.
Huawei announces a 360-degree VR camera for smartphones
Huawei is keeping its pricing and release date a secret, but it's obviously part of the company's online-focused line.
Top U.S. military commander made a secret trip to Syria: alliance
SDF spokesman Talal Sello told AFP that Votel "discussed the increase of coordination and support (to the SDF) in the era of Donald Trump".
U.S. to seek extradition of ex-Guatemalan VP on drug charges
According to the indictment, Baldetti and others conspired between 2010 and 2015 to import cocaine to the U.S.
Bombs target oil pipeline in Iraq's Kirkuk
One member of the Kurdish security forces was killed and two were wounded when three more bombs exploded as they approached the location of the first blast.
42 killed as militants attack Syrian security forces in Homs
It was not immediately clear if the militants were from Islamic State or other groups, the Observatory, a Britain-based war monitor, said.
1st look at Jamie Foxx as Little John in “Robin Hood: Origins” filming set
Also starring in "Robin Hood: Origins" are Jamie Dornan as Will Scarlet and Tim Minchin as Friar Tuck.
“Jurassic World 2” 1st set pic unveiled as filming begins
Plot details are still kept under wraps, but according to producer Colin Trevorrow, "Jurassic World 2" aims to be "more suspenseful and scary".
LG's ultralight Gram laptops available starting at $1,000
Regardless of which screen size you choose, they all feature Intel's 7th-generation Kaby Lake processors and 1080p IPS displays.
1531 candidates to run for Armenia parliament
Four of the nominees submitted withdrawal applications, another one died, while the candidacy of two more was rejected.
Shape-shifting drone takes off like a helicopter, flies like a plane
Although the SUAV:Q is aimed at farmers, its long flight time should make it attractive for other uses.
Google Spaces to be shut down on April 17
Assuming they actually used the service at all, users can still save, print or delete what little content they may have posted until then.
Security error leaves NY airport servers unprotected for a year
The 760 GB of exposed data included TSA letters of investigation, social security numbers, internal airport schematics and emails.
Karabakh refutes Azerbaijani claims of offensive operations
Azerbaijan is trying unsuccessfully to ascribe its provocations on the Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) contact line to the Armenian side.
Football legend Pele’s son to go to jail for 13 years
One of seven children of three-time world champion Pele, Edinho was first detained in 2005 following a police swoop on a drug trafficking gang.
Trump's Russia reset halted as White House adds anti-Moscow hawks: AFP
"There has been a major shift," said Bruce Jones, vice president and director for foreign policy at the Brookings Institution think tank in Washington.
Germany's Merkel ready to meet French presidential hopeful Macron
In the run-up to the last French election in 2012, Merkel, a conservative, refused to meet with Socialist Francois Hollande, the eventual winner.
Azerbaijan attempts to attack Karabakh, sustains losses
Karabakh units said they continue controlling the situation on the contact line, ready to give adequate response to any provocation.
Dutch relations with euro up for debate
The motion approving the investigation by the Council of State, the government's legal adviser, coincides with a rising tide of Euroscepticism.
Agency to award Mexico border wall contracts by mid-April
The president told the Conservative Political Action Conference that construction will start "very soon" and is "way, way, way ahead of schedule."
French presidential candidate Fillon to face probe over “fake jobs” scandal
Fillon, one of the frontrunners in the presidential race, will be investigated for alleged embezzlement of public funds.
First planned N. Korea-U.S. contact in Trump administration called off: WSJ
The talks, between senior North Korean foreign ministry envoy Choe Son Hui and former U.S. officials, were scheduled to take place on March 1 and 2.
Egypt's Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killings
Arish residents said militants circulated death lists online and on the streets, warning Christians to leave or die.
Azerbaijan shells Karabakh village; no losses on Armenian side
To suppress the rival’s attacks and prevent further provocations along the contact line, Karabakh frontline units took retaliatory measures.
British historical drama comedy "Their Finest" unveils new trailer
Set in London during World War II, the dramedy follows British filmmakers who make a film to boost the spirits of the British during The Blitz.
Bosnia appeals against UN top court's Serbia genocide ruling
The ICJ ruled that Serbia had violated international law by failing to prevent the killings, but absolved it of direct responsibility.
Germany slams Moscow plan for Reichstag replica for children to attack
"We wouldn't build something like that for the education of German youth," said Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer.
Car bomb kills at least 41 near Syria’s al-Bab after IS defeat
Situated just north-east of Aleppo, al-Bab has about 100,000 inhabitants in the centre and about 50,000 more living in the suburbs.
“War of the Planet of the Apes” helmer closes a deal to direct “The Batman”
Reeves took over the reins as director after Ben Affleck stepped aside to focus on starring as the Caped Crusader.
Cuban independence dream
Three wars and constitution
The dream of Cuban independence had existed for over a hundred years before the final war for independence from Spain began on February 24, 1895 and ended with a formal treaty signed in Paris on December 10, 1898. It was the last of three liberation wars that Cuba fought against Spain, after the Ten Years' War (1868–1878) and the Little War (1879–1880).
“Three Dark Crowns” fantasy novel to get film treatment at Fox
The first book, published in September by HarperTeen Books, follows triplets who are all equal heirs to the crown and have magical powers.
Israel to stop issuing visas to Human Rights Watch staff
The New York-based watchdog applied months ago for a visa for its Israel and Palestine director, American citizen Omar Shakir.
Neil Gaiman’s “American Gods” finally announces premiere date
"American Gods" pits Old Gods against New Gods, with the ancient mythological ones fearing irrelevance as their believers die off.