ANCA welcomes Robert Dold as new Armenian Congressional Caucus Co-chair
“I look forward to working with him to achieve our goals and observe one hundred years since the Armenian Genocide,” said Pallone.
Hezbollah leader says doesn’t want war with Israel but ready for it
The violence has raised tensions between Israel and Hezbollah to their highest point since they fought a 34-day war in 2006.
Coalition airstrike kills IS chemical weapons expert
Last year, Iraqi police officers suffered from dizziness and vomiting after clashing with jihadist fighters north of Baghdad.
France pledges tanks to bolster NATO forces in Poland
In a joint statement, he two governments also called for a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, where fighting has intensified.
MasterCard reports better-than-expected profit
"Despite a mixed global economy, we delivered solid results for the quarter and for the full year in 2014," Ajay Banga said.
“Bad Education” BBC Three comedy to get film treatment
The project has yet to be given the official go-ahead, but Jack Whitehall is expected to reprise the role of Alfie.
Media Luna picks up Vera Glagoleva’s Ralph Fiennes-starrer “Two Women”
Based on Ivan Turgenev’s stage play “A Month in the Country,” “Two Women” was originally represented in international sales by Rezo Films.
Russia cuts main interest rate, says inflation ‘stabilizing’
The measures included investing at least 2.34 trillion rubles in the economy, following a collapse in oil prices and the ruble.
Fund to bolster investment in Europe to launch in Sept
"There has been quite a lot of interest toward the fund but nothing has been realized yet," Jyrki Katainen told journalists.
Amazon Prime global subscriptions soar 53%
The online retailer raked in $29.33 billion from holiday sales and reported net income totalling $241 million.
iPad Pro leak suggests quad-speaker configuration
French website Nowhereelse has obtained what it claims is an image of the large-screen tablet, highlighting its quad-speaker configuration.
Magnolia Pictures acquires “The Wolfpack” movie-loving teens doc
The documentary follows a group of movie-loving brothers in New York City who live isolated from the rest of society
Mia Wasikowska unhappily married in "Madame Bovary" trailer
Adapted from Gustave Flaubert's 1856 French classic, the drama also stars Rhys Ifans, Paul Giamatti and Laura Carmichael.
Sony nabs Woody Allen’s Joaquin Phoenix-starrer “Irrational Man”
“I like the way Sony handle my movies, very special, very classy and I always hope my films live up to their expectations,” said Allen.
Fighting between al Qaeda, Western-backed rebels spreads in Syria
The Nusra Front said it was forced to act after Hazzm detained two of its fighters and captured its weapons and offices.
First trailer for "Game of Thrones" Season 5 hits the web
Cersei Lannister is still mad at her brother Tyrion whom she blames for the death of her son Joffrey, calling him a "little monster."
Turkish Foreign Ministry “mistakenly” publishes Genocide monument pic
The official day planner was prepared to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli in World War I.
Italian parliament electing President
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has urged his Democrats and coalition allies to vote for Sergio Mattarella, a constitutional court justice.
Eurozone deflation gathering pace
There was better news on unemployment which fell to 11.4% in Dec, down from 11.5% in Nov and 11.8% a year before.
Derby hosts Armenian Genocide recognition event, Turkish embassy tries to interfere
To give the whole occasion the due respect it deserved, I invited a representation from the Armenian Embassy in London to join the day.
Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) takes place on January 27 each year to remember the Nazi atrocities during the Second World War, and subsequent Genocides throughout the world. It is an important day marked in many of the major cities in the UK, and governed by a central committee in London.
Arcade Fire’s Will Butler premieres new single “Anna”
'Anna' is taken from the musician's upcoming debut solo album Policy, which is scheduled for release on March 10 via Merge Records.
The Libertines rock band to headline T In The Park Festival
The band have been working on material for their long-awaited third album, following a string of massive shows last year.
George Clooney’s “Tomorrowland” teaser promises “the impossible”
“Tomorrowland” is directed by Brad Bird (“The Incredibles”), who co-wrote the script with “Lost” executive producer Damon Lindelof.
Ted, Mark Wahlberg go to court in “Ted 2” hit comedy sequel trailer
The sequel will make its way out in N. America starting June 26. Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman are among the new additions to the cast members.
Possible Kerry visit to Russia under discussion: report
Moscow and Washington are discussing a possible visit to Russia by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss the Ukraine crisis.
Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet face off in new “Insurgent” vid
Theo James, Miles Teller, Zoe Kravitz and Ansel Elgort all return to reprise their roles, with Naomi Watts and Octavia Spencer added to the cast.
"Game of Thrones" sees more characters in Season 5 promo
The video features Daenerys although only her eyes are seen. There's also a glimpse of The Great Sept in King's Landing.
Microsoft rolling out new Outlook apps for iOS, Android
The new apps are essentially a rebrand of Acompli, which the company acquired back in December.
Facebook to take on Foursquare with Place Tips new feature trial
Facebook Place Tips will appear on the top of the News Feed on iPhone handsets with location services enabled.
IS threatens to kill Jordanian pilot unless suicide bomber released
Jordan is ready to swap an al-Qaeda prisoner for its pilot. However, IS is only offering to free a Japanese hostage in return, while sparing the pilot's life.
EU extends sanctions against Russia, holds off on tighter measures
The ministers agreed to extend until September travel bans and asset freezes imposed last year that had been due to expire.
At least 26 killed in Egypt’s militant attacks
The insurgents have intensified attacks since Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi was ousted in 2013.
U.S.-led air strikes hit Islamic State targets in Syria, Iraq
The Pentagon said this week the militants had been driven out of 90 percent of Kobani where fighting has raged for four months.
EU calls on Internet firms to help fight online terrorist propaganda
"We are now taking this cooperation further by deepening dialogue ... in order to develop concrete, workable solutions," Avramopoulos said.
Italy PM proposes senior judge to be next president
In 1990, Mattarella resigned as education minister in protest over a government decree which favored Berlusconi's media empire.
Sundance Selects picks up “City of Gold” documentary
Story follows restaurant critic Jonathan Gold as he tours the growing ethnic food scene across Los Angeles.
Geoffrey Rush to star in “Consider Yourself: The Lionel Bart Story”
Vadim Jean is directing the musical drama about the life of composer-lyricist Bart, best known for writing the score for “Oliver!”
2-time Oscar winner Kevin Spacey to star in high-concept comedy “9 Lives”
Daniel Antoniazzi and Ben Shiffrin wrote the script, which Barry Sonnenfeld has described as a “funny, emotional, commercial comedy.”
European Parliament President vows ‘straight talking’ with Greek govt.
Its economy has shrunk drastically since the 2008 global financial crisis, and high unemployment has thrown many Greeks into poverty.
Armenian Genocide trends on Yahoo as Amal Clooney starts defense
Clooney is representing Armenia as part of an appeal before the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights.
Hollande urges Turkey to “break taboos” over Armenian Genocide
Turkey's President Erdogan this month said he would "actively" challenge a campaign to pressure Turkey to recognize the Genocide.
Common, John Legend to perform “Selma” OST “Glory” at Oscars
The Maroon 5 frontman will sing the "Begin Again" track "Lost Stars" which is nominated alongside "Glory" in the Best Original Song category.
Kaiser Chiefs indie rock band reveal new single, “Falling Awake”
The track is a more synthy and electronic fare than you might expect from Kaiser Chiefs, before the chorus kicks things up a notch.
Fall Out Boy earns 3rd No. 1 album on Billboard 200 with “American Beauty”
The rock band's latest album opens with 218,000 equivalent album units including 192,000 in pure album sales.
Dolomite Minor reveal new single 'When I'm Dead'
With a similar raw power to duos such as Royal Blood and Death From Above 1979, Dolomite Minor hammer resonant guitar riffs with gravelly vocals.
Malaysia officially declares disappearance of flight MH370
The officials said that the recovery of the missing aircraft remained a priority and that they have pursued "every credible lead".
YouTube dropping Flash support in favor of HTML5 video
YouTube's decision to turn its back on Flash is another nail in the coffin for the technology, which is on the way to becoming defunct.
eBay working on app for Apple Watch
A vacancy advertised on the company's careers website appears to confirm that it is recruiting staff to work on an application for the wearable.
Azeris fire at civilian vehicle in Armenian border infiltration attempt
According to the Ministry of Defense, the attack occurred at the Voskepar-Kirants border section of Armenia’s Tavush province.
Magnolia, Participant Media nab “Best of Enemies” Gore Vidal docu
The film follows the series of televised debates between liberal writer Gore Vidal and conservative William F. Buckley in 1968.