Netflix debuts 1st trailer for “The Crown” royal drama
“The Crown" focuses on Queen Elizabeth II as a 25-year-old faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy.
Benedict Cumberbatch’s "Doctor Strange" unveils IMAX trailer
The film follows Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism.
Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz’s “Escobar” closes raft of pre-sales
One of the last time the two Oscar-winning Spanish thesps starred together in a movie was “Vicky, Cristina Barcelona”.
Bangladesh sends “The Unnamed” to the Oscars
The film looks at the racket surrounding Bangladeshi expatriate laborers around the world.
New PM vows to present realistic draft budget for 2017
He stressed the importance of increasing the level of predictability and control for ensuring the efficiency of government activities.
Iraq says U.S. will send more troops for Mosul battle
Iraqi forces have retaken around half of that territory over the past two years but Mosul is likely to be the biggest battle yet.
Indian company ready to invest €20 mln in Armenia biodiesel plant
"If an agreement is reached, the project will be implemented as soon as possible," Andranik Aleksanyan was quoted as saying.
French MP plants tree at Armenian Genocide memorial
The guest laid flowers at the eternal flame and paid tribute to the memory of the 1.5 million martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.
BlackBerry says it’s done making new phones
BlackBerry will stop designing them itself, outsourcing that development to partners and focus on its own software and security products.
Elon Musk envisions “fun” trips to Mars colony, unveils ambitious plans
Musk said the plan would require a " public-private partnership," but he did not announce any alliance with a government agency.
Armenia to pick type of new NPP unit in 1-2 years: Deputy Minister
“We have one, maximum two years to make the final decision on choosing the type of the project,” Areg Galstyan said.
Two persons accused of assisting Sasna Tsrer released from custody
A total of 31 people were included in the group, armed with 14 guns and other illegally obtained weapons and ammunition.
Macedonia submits “Liberation of Skopje” for foreign Oscars race
The story is told by actors turned directors Rade Serbedzija and his son Danilo through the eyes of eight-year-old Zoran (David Todosovski).
Turkey selects “Cold of Kalandar” for foreign-language Oscars category
The tale of a village family struggling to survive in a mountain village high above the Black Sea, it opened in Turkish cinemas September 16.
Norwegian court rejects Snowden extradition lawsuit
His law firm said earlier he would take Norway to court to secure free passage to the country to receive a free speech award.
Amnesty: Thailand's military allows “culture of torture”
The report lists 74 alleged cases of torture and other ill-treatment, including methods such as beatings and waterboarding, by soldiers and police.
Bollywood should make at least one film in Armenia, consul says
“I generally think that Armenia is much more attractive for tourists than Europe,” Armenia’s honorary consul to India said
Trump-Clinton debate breaks record as most-watched in U.S. history
NBC had the biggest audience overall, partly because "NBC Nightly News" anchor Lester Holt was the moderator of the debate.
Peru former spy chief “burned bodies in oven”
The former president is also in jail over human rights abuses committed during his time in office.
Investigators to pinpoint launch site of missile that downed MH17
An earlier inquiry by the Dutch Safety Board concluded that a Russian-made Buk missile hit the plane.
Denzel Washington, Viola Davis featured in “Fences” trailer
The trailer features Washington in the lead role of Pittsburgh garbage collector Troy Maxson that won him a Tony six years ago.
Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis talk working on “Masterminds”
Relativity Studios rolled out a black carpet on September 26 night for the “Masterminds” premiere at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
Robert Redford’s “Come Sunday” adds cast
Joshua Marston (“Maria Full of Grace”) is directing the film, which will also star Chiwetel Ejiofor.
CSTO session on emergency situations set for Sept 29 in Yerevan
The summit will address the decision of the Collective Security Council on the member states’ response to emergencies.
Vivica A. Fox to topline “Crossbreed” sci-fi
The film, described as a throwback to action films of the 1980's, also will star Gotham's Stink Fisher, Devanny Pinn, Vernon Wells and John T. Woods.
Apple to kill lightening port on iPhones: report
The Cupertino company first ditched the 30-pin docking connector. Then the 3.5mm headphone jack was removed.
Turkey arrests 32,000 in failed coup probe: Justice Minister
Bekir Bozdag said that there could be new arrests, while some of those currently arrested could still be freed under judicial control.
Spotify to bring you daily personalised playlists
It essentially takes the same approach as Discover Weekly by selecting songs from your listening habits.
Nigeria denies Boko Haram hoisted flags near Chibok
The British Broadcasting Corporation had earlier reported that the insurgents hoisted their flags in three villages in northern Borno.
Moscow to replace Microsoft with domestic software
"We want the money of taxpayers and state-run firms to be primarily spent on local software," the Communications Minister said.
Facebook banned from gathering WhatsApp data
WhatsApp caused outrage when it was announced last month that its data would be shared with Facebook.
Azerbaijan more authoritarian than ever since independence: de Waal
The oil boom which boosted its economy, consolidated the country’s statehood, and gave it a new international profile, has ended, de Waal said.
Your next Samsung phone could deflect water
The South Korean tech company has licensed a hydrophobic glass coating from the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge Laboratory.
Armenia jumps 3 spots in Global Competitiveness Report
The report assesses the competitiveness landscape of 138 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity.
YouTube Go app lets you watch videos offline
Launched at the Google for India event, the app will enable sharing and allow users to select the quality and file size of the video.
Natalie Portman’s “Jackie” added to 2016 New York Film Fest lineup
The movie — which depicts events before, during and after the assassination of JFK — is Pablo Larrain’s first English-language film.
FCC filing confirms BlackBerry’s next Android phone exists
BlackBerry leaked the phone’s specs on its own website. If the specs are legit, the DTEK60 will be a whole lot better than the DTEK50.
“Edge of 17” comedy named as centerpiece selection at Austin Fest
The film centers around lonely high school junior Nadine who forms an unlikely friendship with awkward admirer Erwin Kim.
Premier wants new mechanisms for making business “breathe”
The PM said he wanted proposals with out-of-the-box solutions whose implementation would give a new impetus to business reforms.
First look at Nick Jonas in new “Jumanji” movie
Said to be the continuation of the 1995 original pic, the new "Jumanji" movie is set to hit U.S. theaters on July 28, 2017.
Mercury still tectonically active, researchers say
The team spotted many relatively young fault scarps, which show that the planet's crust is still shrinking as the core cools down.
“The Strain” renewed for 4th and final season
Adapted from a book trilogy by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, the series will bid fans farewell with one last installment next year.
Google's new service claims to translate almost as well as humans
"The advantage of this approach is that it requires fewer engineering design choices than previous systems," write the researchers.
“20th Century Women” trailer features Annette Bening
The film stars Bening as a single mother, and Greta Gerwig as a pink-haired free spirit helping her raise her son.
Mindy Kaling, Emma Thompson to star in late-night talk show film
The story follows a venerated late-night talk show host, played by Thompson, who’s in danger of losing her long-running show.
U.S. names first ambassador to Cuba in five decades
"The appointment of an ambassador is a commonsense step forward toward a more normal and productive relationship," Obama said.
Karabakh troops control situation on contact line with Azerbaijan
Karabakh troops continue controlling the situation along the line of contact retaliating only in case of extreme necessity.
Breakout hit "This Is Us" gets full-season pick-up at NBC
The tear-jerking drama follows Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Rebecca (Mandy Moore), parents of three children with the same birthday.
Former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies at 93
His son confirmed his death to reporters gathered at the hospital where Shimon Peres had been treated for the past two weeks.
Viola Davis to lead all-female heist movie from “12 Years a Slave” helmer
The upcoming big screen adaptation will be scripted by "Gone Girl" author and screenwriter Gillian Flynn.