Turkish PM appoints ethnic Armenian journalist as senior advisor
Born in Istanbul in 1950, Etyen Mahçupyan was the editor-in-chief of Agos Turkish-Armenian weekly from 2007 to 2010.
Armenians of New Julfa mark 400 years of community history
Aram I said more scientific research should be encouraged in order to highlight the mutually enriching experience of the two peoples.
Syrian Kurdish official rejects Erdogan report of deal with FSA
“I was hoping the help would come in 24 hours. It's been more than a month and we're still waiting,” Saleh Moslem said.
Nadal pulls out of ATP Tour Finals to have surgery
Nadal has struggled with appendicitis this month and had earlier announced he would not be playing at the Paris Masters.
LG G Watch R to be available for purchase in Europe in Nov
It has a 1.2GHz processor, as well as 4GB of internal storage. The G Watch R also has an IP67 water resistance rating.
Apple’s iTunes sales drop 14% in 2014: report
The report adds that Apple is planning on “rebuilding Beats Music and plans to relaunch it next year as part of iTunes.”
Lavrov says Russia never questioned Ukraine’s relations with EU
“We never questioned Ukraine's right to develop partnership relations with the European Union,” the Russian Foreign Minister said.
Google vice president breaks world skydiving record
The previous record was set by Felix Baumgartner two years ago, after he jumped from a height of nearly 128,000 feet.
Two dead in Washington state high school shooting
The school district official and several witnesses said the shooter had been previously involved in a fight with another student.
Italy's top court clears Dolce & Gabbana of tax evasion
In June 2013, they were convicted by a lower court for failing to file tax declarations for the Luxembourg company, Gado.
Putin accuses U.S. of endangering global security
"We did not start this," Putin told an informal group of experts on Russia that includes many Western specialists critical of him.
Armenia hosts Regional Conference for Human Resources Management
The event aims at exploring the current challenges of the region in Human Resources area and offers potential solutions.
Attack on army post in Egypt's Sinai leaves 25 dead
All the cities in northern Sinai have been without police since the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
Jailed Azeri human rights defender nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Yunus has been in prison since July 30, when she was sentenced to three months pre-trial detention on charges of treason.
Karabakh tops post-Soviet areas for trust in judicial branch: Gallup
In Armenia, only 30% views the work of judges as fair, while almost half of the population - 49% have no confidence in courts.
OSCE MG Co-Chair talks Karabakh settlement, Armenia’s EEU accession
“Resolution of the Karabakh conflict depends on political will of the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan,” James Warlick said.
Dictatorship blinded by petrodollars: President talks Azeri policies
“Our number one priority has been and will remain the security of Armenia and the Nagorno Karabakh Republic,” Serzh Sargsyan said.
Yellow powder found in packages sent to consulates in Turkey
“The letter containing a yellow substance was examined in line with regular procedures,” Turkey's disaster management agency said.
The Orchard picks up “Dior and I” fashion documentary
“Dior and I” centers on Raf Simons’ debut collection as creative director of Christian Dior Couture.
Aaron Sorkin confirms Christian Bale for Steve Jobs bio
“We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range and that's Chris Bale,” Sorkin said. “He didn't have to audition.”
"Insidious Chapter 3" supernatural thriller unveils 1st trailer
A teenage girl is haunted by a supernatural being and her father seeks the help of talented psychic Elise Rainier.
Anchor Bay Entertainment acquires “Muck” horror
“Muck” starts off with a group of friends emerging from the foggy darkness of a marsh, tattered and bloody, and lucky to be alive.
Nike boss teases new Apple wearables
The two firms initially joined forces in 2006 to bring Nike+ support to the iPod, but have since increased their involvement with one another.
Amazon posts heavy third-quarter losses
Although Amazon is anticipating further deficits over the festive period, its free cash flow increased to $1.08 billion during the third quarter.
Palestinians to launch diplomatic push for int’l recognition
"If Netanyahu believes that he can sustain the status quo and (that) we'll do that for him, forget him," senior negotiator Saeb Erakat said.
Pakistani, Iranian forces exchange mortar fire along border
Pakistan has been accused by predominantly Shia Muslim Iran of failing to stop cross-border attacks on its forces by extremist Sunni Muslim militants.
Putin, Merkel hope for Oct 29 gas talks to be productive: Kremlin
German Chancellor and Russian President stressed the importance of reaching an agreement on gas supplies to Ukraine in a telephone call.
OSCE MG Co-Chairs expect serious Sargsyan-Aliyev discussion in Paris
“A resolution to the Nagorno Karabakh conflict depends on the political will of the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan,” the co-chairs said.
Harvey Weinstein, Will Ferrell team for “Plus One” comedy
The story centers on a woman who comes out of a long-term relationship only to realize that all her friends have married off.
Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” leads Gotham Awards noms
“Birdman,” “Dear White People,” “Nightcrawler” and Jonathan Glazer's “Under the Skin” received two nominations each.
Abu Dhabi Fest kicks off with “From A to B” Emirati road movie
The closer is Disney’s animated superhero adventure “Big Hero 6,” launching into the Middle East after world-preeming in Tokio.
Electric Entertainment nabs Anthony Hopkins’ “Go With Me”
“Go With Me” tells the story of Lillian, a young woman newly returned to her hometown who becomes the subject of harassment.
"Into the Woods" stellar cast sings in new featurette
A new featurette of "Into the Woods" bears plenty of never-before-seen scenes including a singing Meryl Streep.
Meg Ryan joins “Fan Girl” indie high-school comedy
Ryan has upcoming her directorial debut “Ithaca,” a WWII-era coming-of-age drama in which she also stars.
Article: Obama stumbles on Genocide again
Armenian-Americans are not the only ones who should be outraged. American Jews should be up in arms, too, Medoff says.
Plot details for Universal’s "The Mummy" remake "leak online"
The remake is a part of Universal's big plan to unify fans' favorite monsters from the studio's classic films in one big assemble movie.
Martin Scorsese to exec produce Grateful Dead documentary
The doc is set to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the legendary jam band led by Bob Weir and the late Jerry Garcia.
Microsoft posts 25% increase in revenue as Xbox console sales double
Highlights of the quarter included the Devices and Consumer business, which grew 47 percent to $10.96 billion.
ANCA releases 2014 Congressional grades, endorsements
Among the grading criteria were each Member's willingness to advance pro-Armenian American legislative initiatives.
LG unveils its first mobile application processor
The new AP, named NUCLUN, will make its debut this week in the “G3 Screen”, a smartphone developed for the Korean market.
Armenian, German FMs discuss Karabakh, relations with Turkey
“If our experience can be helpful, we are ready to offer it. But that must be decided here,” Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in Yerevan.
U.S. officials say Iraqi forces months away from ground offensive against IS
In Iraq, the timing will depend on a host of factors, some out of the military's control - from Iraqi politics to the weather.
Lisbon hosts first ever Armenian Culture Week
The other exhibition, Arshile Gorky and the Collection is at the Foundation’s Modern Art Centre, and runs until May 31, 2015.
Lebanon says won't accept any more refugees from Syria
The Mediterranean country has 1.1 million officially registered Syrian refugees, although the number is believed to be far higher.
First Ebola case confirmed in New York
New York officials said Dr Craig Spencer had travelled on the subway and gone out jogging before he started feeling unwell.
EU, Ukraine to discuss bridging loan to Kiev next week: Merkel
"There is a necessity for a certain amount of bridging finance," Merkel told reporters after the first day of a European Union summit.
Suspected Ebola patient hospitalized in Turkey, brings total to 6
Five of them have returned from the Hajj pilgrimage and one is a Turkish student who is studying in Somali.
Helen Mirren commander of top secret operation in “Eye in the Sky” pic
“Ender’s Game” follow-up, “Eye in the Sky” doesn’t have a confirmed release date just yet, but it is expected to hit theaters next year.
Ethan Hawke to play Chet Baker in the jazz legend bio
“Born to Be Blue” picks up with the Baker story late in the musician’s life, when, after years of drug abuse, he stages a comeback.
Erdogan says 200 Kurdish fighters will be allowed to enter Syria
"I have learned that they finally reached agreement on a figure of 200 fighters," Erdogan told a news conference in Riga.