CoE Comissioner on Genocide, progress in Armenia-Turkey ties
"My thoughts are with the civil society activists from both Armenia and Turkey who are seeking to promote mutual understanding," Muiznieks said.
Apple plans to launch mobile payments service in Canada
At this stage, it is still uncertain whether all six banks will launch Apple Pay at the same time because talks are ongoing, the people said.
Hackers penetrate Israeli military computer networks: researchers
Using standard obfuscation techniques, the software was able to avoid detection by most antivirus engines, Blue Coat said.
Washington to host Armenian Genocide centennial concert
The concert will focus on Komitas, “the fountainhead of Armenian music who has profiled the music of centuries to come,” Arzruni said.
Disney/Pixar's "Inside Out" unveils 1st clip, sets Cannes premiere
The clip sees Joy making sure that the other emotions like Anger, Disgust, and Sadness doing their work well.
Arnaud Desplechin’s “My Golden Days” to screen at Cannes
The film artistic director Édouard Waintrop summed up as a “glowing quest for time and lost loves” will screen on May 15.
Kino Lorber nabs Berlinale-winning comedy “Gueros”
The film was recently nominated for 12 Ariel Awards (Mexico’s equivalent of the Academy Awards), receiving more nominations than any other title.
AYF stages demonstration in front of Turkish consulate in LA
"All these efforts on the Turkish government's part simply show their fear and cowardice of the truth," Touloumian said.
Dominic Cooper to topline AMC's "Preacher"
Cooper will tackle the titular role, Rev. Jesse Custer, "a tough Texas preacher who has lost his faith."
Real-life Dark Souls messaging app available
It was recently revealed that Bloodborne has sold over one million copies worldwide, and topped the PS4 digital download chart for March.
Samsung admits it misjudged level of demand for Galaxy S6
The South Korean firm said that the handsets are sold out at a number of stores worldwide due to "much higher" demand than it anticipated.
Armenian khachkar installed at UN Headquarters
In 2010 UNESCO declared the Armenian khachkar as tangible world cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding, Mnatsakanyan reminded.
Sundance breakout hit “Dope” unveils new trailer
The coming of age dramedy follows a geeky, straight-A student trying to navigate life between bullies, drug dealers and bad influences.
Boston to host events commemorating Armenian Genocide
With these events, Armenians honor the memory of the one and a half million who were killed, and the legacy of those who survived.
1st "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" trailer lands online
"Batman v Superman" will be hitting theaters across the U.S. on March 25, 2016. Zack Snyder returns at the helm.
Ang Lee’s “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” release date set
The story follows 19-year-old Texas-born infantryman and his fellow U.S. servicemen who survive a firefight in Iraq in 2005.
Marvel, Oscar-winner John Ridley developing mysterious TV project
Ridley's latest TV work is ABC's "American Crime", which debuted last March to strong reviews.
UN appeals for $275mln to help civilians in Yemen
"Ordinary families are struggling to access healthcare, water, food and fuel - basic requirements for their survival," said Van Der Klaauw.
Central Council of Jews in Germany calls for Genocide recognition
Schuster reminded that the Armenian Genocide later served Adolf Hitler and his Nazis as a blueprint for the Holocaust.
3 killed in car bomb attack on U.S. consulate in Iraq
A "vehicle-borne improvised explosive device" exploded right outside the entrance to the heavily fortified compound.
Australian police say Islamic State terror plot foiled
Police said that although officers were the primary target of the alleged Melbourne plot there was also a threat to the public.
Saddam Hussein prominent former aide killed in Iraq
Ezzat al-Douri, has been killed in a wide-scale military operation, the governor of Salahuddin province told al-Arabiya television.
Rolls-Royce gets largest order worth $9.2bn
Emirates said the deal gave further support to trade ties between the UK and the UAE and would have a "significant economic impact".
UN says Ukraine conflict death toll passes 6,100
The UN human rights office in Geneva estimated that at least 6,116 people have been killed and 15,474 wounded since last April.
G20 warns of heightened risk of financial volatility
“Policy settings should be carefully calibrated and clearly communicated to minimize negative spillovers," G20 draft communique said.
White House signals Obama will continue to eschew ‘genocide’ term
Geopolitical concerns about the strategic relationship with Turkey have kept the Obama administration from fulfilling the 2008 promise.
Basque Country parliament condemns Armenian Genocide
The parliament-adopted statement expressed solidarity and respect for the families of the Genocide victims.
Cinedigm nabs SXSW audience award winner “The Lizzie Velasquez Story”
Born with a rare condition that prevents her from gaining weight, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Velasquez was first bullied as a child in school for her appearance.
Russell Brand joins “Borat” helmer’s “Army of One” comedy
The film is loosely based on a GQ article by Chris Heath about Gary Faulkner, an ex-con who made 11 attempts to capture Osama bin Laden.
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” trailer teases return of Han Solo
The new trailer includes brand new footage, mostly of the film’s three new leads, as played by Oscar Isaac, John Boyega and Daisy Ridley.
Oscar winner Jared Leto offers glimpse of his Joker look for “Suicide Squad”
The story centers on the team of supervillains who are given a chance at redemption by the government.
Ian Krouse’s Armenian Requiem to be performed at UCLA
Lark Musical Society embarked on a journey to bring 100 events to the community in commemoration of the centennial.
Chinese auto brands enjoying rebound ahead of Shanghai show
Geely's Volvo unit is preparing to export S60 Inscription sedans to the United States from a factory in China's southwest this year.
Armenian cultural heritage projects get Europa Nostra Award
The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage, known as the Europa Nostra Award, was given to 28 projects this year.
Security forces, IS clash inside Iraq's largest refinery
The insurgents suffered a major defeat this month when Iraqi troops and Shi'ite paramilitaries routed them from the city of Tikrit.
Australian City of Ryde adopts motion on Armenian Genocide centenary
The motion, just like the one 10 years ago, was introduced by Councillor Sarkis Yedelian before a packed gallery in the Council chambers.
Rihanna premieres “American Oxygen” music video on Vevo
It follows previous single "FourFiveSeconds", and Rihanna's eighth album is expected to land later this year.
Wikileaks publishes emails, documents from Sony cyber-attack
"We vehemently disagree with WikiLeaks' assertion that this material belongs in the public domain,'' the company said in a statement.
Uruguay’s House of Representatives holds special session on Genocide
"My own mother, as a child of only eight years, saved her life by hiding in a desert cave,” MP Jorge Guekdjian said.
Rock band Editors unveil new track “No Harm”
The band are already readying the release of their fifth album, having finished mixing it back in March.
We Are the Ocean reveal new single “Holy Fire”
"Inspired by the film Into The Wild, we felt like we were about to embark on our own exciting journey," Singer Liam Cromby said.
Oil prices fall over a dollar after OPEC reports output surge
The price fall at least temporarily ended a rally that has seen Brent gain over 16 percent in value since the beginning of the month.
New Crystal Castles track “Frail” unveiled
The song is taken from Crystal Castles’ forthcoming studio album. It has not yet been revealed as to who the female vocalist on the track is.
Germany: finding creditors outside EU, IMF will be hard for Greece
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he was "firmly optimistic" the Greek government could reach a deal with its creditors.
Apple Watch pre-orders “top 2.3 million”
KGI Securities analyst claims that Apple's production history and the lack of availability at retail level hints at the number of units sold.
Yahoo, Microsoft renew search partnership
The tech giants confirmed that the 2009 deal will remain in place, but a number of adjustments have been made to give both parties more flexibility.
Oscar-nommed Steve Carell to star in Robert Zemeckis’ “Marwencol”
“Edward Scissorhands” scribe wrote the screenplay, which follows Mark Hogancamp, whose memory was wiped away by a vicious assault.
HBO orders Sarah Jessica Parker comedy "Divorce" to series
Parker plays Frances, a middle-aged woman who suddenly begins to reassess her life and her marriage.
Assyrian Genocide Memorial desecrated in Australia
“We call on authorities to full investigate this matter and hold the perpetrators to account,” the ANC-Australia said in a statement.
Ryan Gosling in talks to topline “Blade Runner” sequel
Harrison Ford will co-star as Rick Deckard, the role he portrayed in the original film directed by Scott.