WGN America's "Salem" horror series trailer
The series, which stars Janet Montgomery and Shane West, is based on the real Salem witch trials in the 17th century.
Egyptian court jails 119 Muslim Brotherhood supporters
Morsi is charged with crimes including conspiring with foreign militant groups against Egypt, which carries the death penalty.
Philip Seymour Hoffman in "God's Pocket" 1st trailer
The film centers on a gritty blue-collar neighborhood where a construction "accident" leads to the burial of a body and the truth.
Lenovo unveils two new additions to its FLEX family
Both will also be equipped with Dolby Advance Audio v2 technology, a 720p HD webcam, and an optional dual array digital microphone.
67th Cannes Festival poster honors Federico Fellini’s “8½”
Capturing the film’s lead Marcello Mastroianni, the poster celebrates “a cinema that is free and open to the world.”
Apple 8GB iPhone 5c hits shelves in 11 more countries
“The 8GB model provides a more affordable option for markets where LTE is becoming more established,” an Apple representative said.
"If I Stay" drama trailer features Chloe Grace Moretz
"If I Stay" YA novel adaptation stars Chloe Grace Moretz as the stricken teen along with Jamie Blackley and Mireille Enos.
Azeri injustice forces Nakhijevan resident to cross Armenian border
At present, Nazim Mamedov is in the local department of the National Security Ministry with no further details revealed.
Parliament to elect Lebanon’s new president next week
Suleiman is seen as hostile to the Lebanese Shiite party Hezbollah, whose fighters are battling alongside Assad forces in Syria.
Oscar-nommed Sharon Stone joins “American Ultra”
Jesse Eisenberg stars as Mike, a hapless stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, is suddenly turned upside down.
Channing Tatum's "Magic Mike" sequel release date set
Directed by Steven Soderbergh, the fist film bagged $167 million worldwide against a budget of only $7 million.
Hilary Swank, Tommy Lee Jones in “The Homesman” trailer
The film co-stars Meryl Streep, Hailee Steinfeld, Jesse Plemons, James Spader, William Fichtner, John Lithgow among others.
Cyprus House Speaker addresses int’l community over Kessab
Omitou refers to the attacks against civilians of Armenian origin in Kessab and destruction of religious sites and monuments.
Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner already hacked
In a video posted to YouTube, they show how a print of the fingerprint registered to a device is adequate for unlocking the device.
Oracle rolls out massive critical patch update
The highest CVSS Base Score for these Fusion Middleware vulnerabilities is 7.5, which is fairly severe in Oracle's measurements.
Egypt ex-finance minister arrested, released in Paris
French police released Boutros Ghali hours after he was arrested at the request of Interpol on arriving in Paris from London.
UN, aid groups seek $272mln to help people in CAR
The funds will be used to meet the needs of some 360,000 people who have sought refuge from sectarian violence since December.
U.S. House Speaker says Genocide recognition not on agenda
“Our Congress will not get involved in this issue. We don’t write history, we are not historians,” John Boehner said.
Jewelry designer Michael Bogosian dies at 64
By 13, he was designing his own jewelry. In 1967, while still a teen, he headed to the United States with just $75 in his pocket.
Star-studded "X-Men: Days of Future Past" unveils final trailer
The film stars Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Peter Dinklage, James McAvoy, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen among others.
Will Ferrell, Adam McKay to topline "Border Guards" comedy
The comedy centers on two friends who decide to give purpose to their lives by protecting America’s borders from illegal immigrants.
Horror veteran David Bruckner in talks to helm “Friday the 13th” reboot
Bruckner previously co-wrote and co-directed the 2007 horror film “The Signal,” and he has also been working on the home invasion thriller “Intrusion.”
Number of Syrian refugees in Turkey exceeds 900 000
In crossing the 9 million mark, experts believe that Syria has overtaken Afghanistan as the world’s leader in forcibly displaced persons.
"Game of Thrones" purple wedding episode smashes new piracy record
Roughly 1.5 million people worldwide downloaded the episode during the first day it's made available online.
U.S. congressional delegation to visit Armenian Genocide Memorial
“Armenia is a country struggling to build democracy and prosperity in a rough neighborhood,” Congressman Ed Royce said.
DiCaprio, Inarritu team for "The Revenant" revenge thriller
The project, from New Regency, adapts the Michael Punke novel which tells of a gold-seeking fur trapper who is mauled by a bear.
Palestinian, Israeli negotiators to meet in effort to extend peace talks
"Both parties tell us they want negotiations to continue and they're searching for a path to do just that," Jen Psaki said.
Sharp escalation puts Ukraine on brink of civil war, Putin says
Moscow urged international partners to condemn Kiev’s recent "anti-constitutional" actions in southeastern Ukraine.
2 dead, 100 missing as ferry capsizes off South Korea
The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, in the north-west, to the southern resort island of Jeju.
Iranian minister says unworried over hardliners’ pushback amid nuke talks
Iran and six world powers struck an interim deal under which Tehran agreed to limit parts of its nuke work in return for the easing of some sanctions.
Microsoft rolling out new system update for Xbox One
The update brings with it several new features that have been beta tested over the last few weeks by a number of Xbox One users.
Twitter acquires social data provider Gnip
Twitter and Gnip announced a partnership in 2010 that provided the "firehose" of data to clients, helping to monetize Twitter's user base.
China at ‘center of the global gold eco-system’
The World Gold Council says China is at the "center of the global gold eco-system", as rapid urbanization creates a rising middle class.
Gunmen abduct Jordan's ambassador to Libya: ministry
Since the start of this year alone, five Egyptian diplomats, a Tunisian diplomat and a South Korean trade official have been abducted.
Nalbandian, Ohanyan reappointed as Foreign, Defense Ministers
Edward Nalbandian and Seyran Ohanayan, who assumed their posts in 2008, have been appointed to their 4th terms.
1 killed, 60 wounded as Armenian school in Damascus comes under fire
“Three or four ethnic Armenians were injured, a teacher and students. The killed student was not Armenian,” Bishop Arnaoutian said.
Armenian killed in ultranationalist attack in Ukraine
Earlier, Batkivshchyna All-Ukrainian Union MP reported the death of 10 pro-Russian activists as "positive news" on her Facebook page.
106th birth anniversary of famed expressionist Arshile Gorky
April 15 marks the birthday of a preeminent American abstract expressionist of Armenian decent Arshile Gorky.
1904 is widely accepted as the year of his birth, but the precise date remains a mystery because of the artist's adopted habit of changing his birthday, year after year, while residing in New York.
Italian court rules Berlusconi must do 1-year community service
The alternative to community service had been house arrest. It is not yet clear what form his community service will take.
Pro-Russian presidential candidate beaten by crowd in Ukraine
The 44-year-old Tsarev, whose presidential bid has only the tiniest support, waited two hours at the studios before stepping out.
Brad Pitt eyed for “The Operators” military drama
Pitt will next be seen in David Ayer's war film "Fury". He is also producing a movie about Steubenville rape case.
Azeris shell Armenian villages, leaving one without gas supply
Border villages of Aygepar, Movses, Nerkin Karmiraghbryur in Armenia’s Tavush province were intensively shelled.
“Grand Budapest Hotel” becomes Wes Anderson’s highest-grossing movie
“Budapest Hotel” has now expanded to 1,467 locations, making it Anderson’s 2nd widest release behind “Fantastic Mr. Fox.”
Rory Culkin in “Gabriel” Tribeca Film Fest drama trailer
Culkin plays a mentally ill teenager who leaves his treatment facility in search of past lives and loves that may no longer be available.
“Paradjanov” awarded Cinepolitica Fest’s Special Mention of Jury
“Paradjanov” stars Serge Avedikian as the brilliant director, whose nonconformist behavior conflicts with Soviet system.
Afghan deputy minister kidnapped in Kabul
The armed men shot and wounded Wahid's driver when he tried to drive away to safety, said public works ministry spokesman Soheil Kakar.
Google updates terms of service to say it analizes user content
The Internet giant’s scanning of users’ email has been controversial with privacy groups describing it as an intrusion into user privacy.
Robert Pattinson, Julianne Moore in "Maps to the Stars" trailer
Pattinson plays a limo driver who befriends a girl (Wasikowska) who was just been released from a sanatorium.
Samsung says smartphone industry success owes to strong marketing
Todd Pendleton said that when he joined Samsung in 2011, he did not know the company even had a smartphone lineup.
WGN America adapting “Scalped” hit comic book series
The series was named one of Comic Book Resources' Comics You Should Own and was "a deeply flawed masterpiece."