Margot Robie in talks to join Tina Fey comedy “Taliban Shuffle”
The move will reteam her with Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, who directed her opposite Will Smith in the 2015 thriller “Focus.”
Canadian PM says his country will not be intimidated
The gunman, named as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, shot and killed soldier at an Ottawa war memorial before entering parliament.
"The Woman in Black" horror sequel gets first full trailer
Set in England during World War II in 1941, the story follows two teachers who evacuate a group of schoolchildren to the haunting house.
Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford for start of “Truth” production
In Truth, based on Mary Mapes’ memoir, Truth and Duty, Redford plays veteran CBS newsman Dan Rather while Blanchett plays Mapes, his producer.
Former Turkish police chief faces probe in Dink murder case
Turkey’s Justice Ministry has cleared the path for investigations into nine civil servants, including Celalettin Cerrah.
Nokia reports $950mln third-quarter net profit
The company predicted strong growth in its networks sector, which accounts for around 90 percent of Nokia's revenue.
CA Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian named Legislator of the Year
CALAFCO also honored Achadjian for two pieces of legislation that he shepherded through the Legislature this year.
Pixar confirms Peter Sohn to direct “The Good Dinosaur”
It will be set in a world in which dinosaurs never became extinct and instead co-exist with mankind.
Kubrick classic "2001: A Space Odyssey" 1st new trailer in 4 decades
Kubrick's pioneering film chronicled David Bowman (Keir Dullea) and his team of scientists' exploration of space.
Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth in “Mockingjay-Part 1” preview
Tere is the continued juxtaposition of Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) and Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth) as polar opposites.
David Cronenberg, Jean-Luc Godard titles added to Cairo Fest lineup
The festival is due to kick off with The Cut, Fatih Akin’s drama about the 1915 Armenian Genocide that stars Tahar Rahim.
Red Cross: int’l law doesn’t prevent Azeri saboteurs from standing trial
The saboteurs will stand trial on October 27, with Shahbaz Guliyev and Dilgam Askerov to face the court in Stepanakert.
Lavrov slams 'attempts to impose recipes on everyone else'
“A mark of our time is the redistribution of resources in the world structure,” the Russian Foreign Minister said.
Google boosts security with USB accessory
The tool eliminates the need for verification by allowing the user to authenticate logins by plugging it into their PC's USB port.
Sky+ app update allows users to view photos on TV
The tablet or smartphone running the application must be connected to the same WiFi network as the user's Sky+ HD box for the feature to work.
Historical audio from NASA missions uploaded to free sound library
More than 60 samples have been added to the agency's new dedicated Soundcloud account, but listeners are unable to leave comments.
Syrian air force destroys jets seized by IS: minister
The director of the Observatory said he had no confirmation that the Syrian air force destroyed any of the jets.
Obama administration plans to fully consult Congress on Iran nuke talks
“I personally believe, as does the president, that Congress has an extremely important role to play in this,” Kerry said.
Hungarians protest govt. plan to impose heavy tax on Internet use
The tax, included in the 2015 budget plan, would force Internet service providers to pay 150 forints per gigabyte of data.
Microsoft updates Windows 10 preview
Other additions include new keyboard shortcuts for moving apps between monitors, and an animation that plays when users toggle virtual desktops.
Nokia makes Here Maps service available to Android devices
It was originally available on the Apple App Store until late 2013 when it was pulled due to incompatibility issues with iOS 7.
“Game of Thrones” star Natalie Dormer joins “The Forest” supernatural thriller
The movie is set in a forest called Aokigahara, a real location in Japan where people go to end their lives.
Film Movement nabs Venice Fest winner “The Dinner”
The Italian adaptation of the best-selling Dutch novel chronicles a dinner party gone horribly wrong.
Helmer James Wan returns for "The Conjuring" hit horror sequel
The Australian director turned the first horror flick into a blockbuster with $320 million in worldwide box office on a $20 million budget.
Mark Duplass named keynote speaker at SXSW fest
His writing-and-producing effort “Creep,” the first installment of a psychological thriller trilogy, premiered at the festival in 2014.
National Mortgage Company bonds 12th issue listed on Nasdaq Armenia
Cut price of the bonds was AMD 10,020.33, weighted average yield was 9.7975% and the cut yield stood at 9.92%.
Viewers moved to tears at “Theory of Everything” Hawking bio premiere
Guests included Redmayne, Felicity Jones, director James Marsh, Uma Thurman, Ron Meyer and Focus Features CEO Peter Schlessel.
Investigators say ‘criminal negligence’ caused Total boss plane crash
Christophe de Margerie, who had headed French firm Total since 2007, was once of the oil industries most recognizable leaders.
European Commission incoming head to present new jobs plan
"If you give us your support today, we will present the jobs, growth and investment package before Christmas," Juncker said.
Patrick Stewart to play white supremacist in “Green Room” thriller
Stewart was last seen reprising his iconic role as Professor X in the summer blockbuster “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”
“Court” wins best film award at Mumbai Festival
Mexican film “Gueros,” directed by Alonso Ruiz Palacios, won the grand jury prize. Martin Loizillion won actor for the French film “Fever.”
Turkey’s Armenian community again mulls electing new patriarch
The government ruled out an election of a new patriarch but a group of Armenians filed a lawsuit for the removal of regulations.
Michael Keaton to receive Santa Barbara Fest Modern Master Award
The Award is SBIFF's highest honor, and in the past has gone to Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Diane Keaton, Sean Penn among others.
Christian Slater to topline "Mr. Robot" USA Network cyber-crime pilot
The project centers on a young programmer who suffers from an anti-social disorder and can only connect to people by hacking them.
IFC Films picks up Al Pacino drama “Manglehorn”
Pacino plays a small-town locksmith living in the past, who embarks on a new friendship with a woman played by Holly Hunter.
Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant to star in "Florence" opera singer bio
Stephen Frears who helmed Oscar-nominated drama "Philomena" will serve behind the lens for "Florence" scripted by Nicholas Martin.
Kim Basinger joins Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling in “Nice Guys” noir
The story, set in 1970s LA, follows a private eye and a hired leg breaker who must work together to solve the case of a missing girl.
Symantec reports rise in high-traffic DDoS attacks
That directs a large amount of data to the victims, consuming up to 50 times more bandwidth, making it an “amplification” attack.
Google Play Music adds Songza integration to Material Design update
Google Play Music today not only looks better thanks to an incoming update to Material Design, it's about to sound better, too.
Microsoft to drop Nokia name off its Lumia range: report
As a result of the Nokia acquisition, Microsoft has also acquired approximately 25,000 new employees located in 50 countries.
Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users
The attacks appear unrelated to an episode in which hackers stole nude photos from the iCloud accounts of several U.S. celebrities.
U.S. examines video showing IS militants in control of arms airdrop
The U.S. military said it had carried out air drops of weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to the Kurdish fighters.
NATO says Russian military aircraft intercepted over Baltic Sea
Lt. Col. Robert Gericke said the Russian aircraft were flying in international airspace and had not violated the territory of alliance members.
UN chief to set up inquiry into Gaza attacks
Ban Ki-moon said the independent investigation would look into most serious cases where innocent people were killed.
Publisher: why Turkey failed to gain UN Security Council seat
Only 60 out of 193 UN General Assembly member states voted for Turkey, while its rival, Spain, received 132 votes.
“We Sing Armenian Church Songs” children’s album released in U.S.
Each song is recorded in both Armenian and English and includes liner notes explaining the significance of each hymn.
APEC finance ministers meeting amid economy slowdown concerns
"We have full confidence in the Chinese economy," said Zhang, who ranks seventh in the ruling Communist Party's hierarchy.
Apple making 64-bit support mandatory
The Cupertino firm entered the 64-bit smartphone game last year with the release of the iPhone 5S, but many software developers remain in 32-bit territory.
Audi breaks self-driving car world speed record
The autonomous car took just over two minutes to complete a lap of the Grand Prix circuit, and around five seconds more with a driver behind the wheel.
Levon Aronian agrees to participate in Azeri-hosted World Chess Cup
The grandmaster announced his desicion during an official dinner hosted by Armenian leader, chess federation president Serzh Sargsyan.