Science teacher in UK jailed for 6 years for attempt to join IS in Syria
Outdoor equipment, batteries, chargers and communication devices were amongst the items he purchased to help IS fighters.
Gagik Tsarukyan steps down as Prosperous Armenia leader
He recommended Naira Zohrabyan, the secretary of the party and member of the PAP parliamentary faction in parliament as a new leader.
ECB head says Europe's economy picking up
The euro got a temporary lift from Draghi's comments and was trading at $1.1084, against $1.1066 before the banker's comments.
Artsakh posts tourism income of $6.4 million in 2014
"In the period from 2007 to 2013 the number of foreign visitors to Artsakh has grown by an average of 40 percent,” Artak Grigoryan said.
"Game of Thrones" star Natalie Dormer in Hozier's new music video
Hozier's new album includes the hit "Take Me to Church" which is currently sitting at No. 5 on Billboard Hot 100 and has peaked at No. 2 on the chart.
Netanyahu tries to create ‘atmosphere of hysteria’: Iranian FM
"Because a deal cannot be threatening to anybody unless you want conflict and tension and mistrust and crises," Zarif said.
Former Ukrainian finance minister arrested in Spain
Ukrainian authorities say Kolobov and other officials misappropriated some 7 million euros of public money to a private company.
Pink Floyd's David Gilmour announces solo tour
Tickets for all of the shows will go on sale on March 6, which also happens to be Gilmour's 69th birthday.
“Captain America,” “Interstellar” lead Saturn Awards nominations
Marvel’s summer box office smash “Guardians of the Galaxy” followed close behind with nine nominations.
20th Century Fox nabs “The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress” sci-fi novel
Robert A. Heinlein’s sci-fi novel was published in 1966 and won the Hugo Award the following year.
Saoirse Ronan romance drama “Brooklyn” release date set
The movie was directed by John Crowley and adapted by Nick Hornby from the novel written by Colm Toibin.
IS militants set fire to oil wells in Iraq: report
A police source in Salahuddin province said an eight-vehicle convoy of Islamic State insurgents attacked Iraqi forces at dawn.
Comedian Steve Martin to join Ang Lee's “Long Halftime Walk”
The story follows 19-year-old Texas-born infantryman Billy Lynn and his fellow U.S. servicemen who survive a firefight in Iraq in 2005.
Google makes Android app for AdWords available globally
AdWords for Android lets users check out campaign stats, receive real-time notifications, get improvement suggestions, etc.
Kerry visits Saudi Arabia for talks on Yemen, Iran
Kerry sought to ease Gulf Arab concerns about an emerging nuclear deal with Iran and explore ways to calm instability in Yemen.
Orlando Jones joins stellar cast of “The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea”
Jones plays Cornelius Thibadeaux aka “Dumbass,” whose unfortunate moniker was bestowed by his strict and disapproving father.
Ian McKellen as retired Sherlock Holmes in “Mr. Holmes” trailer
It appears that Holmes will team up with a young boy to investigate a 50-year-old cold case involving a beautiful woman from his past.
Abbot hints missing Malaysian jet search may be scaled back
"I do reassure the families of our hope and expectation that the ongoing search will succeed," Abbott told parliament in Canberra.
Nvidia unveils Titan X, “most powerful graphics card”
The Titan X features a 16GB frame buffer - double that of last year's Titan Black - and 8 billion transistors.
Microsoft's first-party studios working on HoloLens games
Meanwhile, Sony revealed its virtual reality device Project Morpheus will debut in the first half of 2016.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Netflix partnering for documentary projects
The projects will have a particular focus on environmental and conservation themes, including original documentaries and docu-series.
Luke Evans to star as villain in Disney’s "Beauty and the Beast"
Release date has not yet been set, but Disney is eyeing to start production on the feature later this year.
NATO ships enter Black Sea for training
The training will include simulated anti-air and anti-submarine warfare exercises, as well as simulated small boat attacks.
Ben Kingsley takes over Ryan Reynolds’ body in “Self/Less” trailer
“Self/Less” follows a dying billionaire who agrees to undergo a radical medical procedure that will allow him to live on in a new, younger body.
Ethan Hawke channels his creepy side in "Cymbeline" clip
"Cymbeline" tells the story of "a war that breaks out between a deadly biker gang and a group of corrupt cops."
U.S. Congressman: Azerbaijan seeks to cover up crimes and rewrite history
"I continue my efforts to try and shed light on these events so that those lives lost are not forgotten," Frank Pallone said.
U.S. ambassador to South Korea attacked
Kim shouted that he opposed "war exercises", a reference to annual joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises that began this week.
Microsoft to create universal apps running on Xbox One consoles, PCs
"We know for developers that it's critically important for you to reach those gamers wherever they are," Phil Spencer said.
Google doodle honors atlas creator Gerardus Mercator
By 1532, Mercator graduated with a master’s degree in humanities and philosophy from the Catholic University of Leuven.
Carson City council rejects measure to erect Ataturk monument
California State Assemblymembers submitted a letter in opposition to the monument, which was presented by Mike Gipson.
U.S. businesses add over 200,000 jobs in February: survey
Mark Zandi also said heavy snow and unseasonably cold weather in the Northeast may have dragged down hiring last month.
Nearly 1,000 migrants rescued off Italy's coast, 10 dead
For years, Italy has been appealing to the European Union to help with the rescues, with ships, aircraft or funding.
Money transfers from Russia to Armenia drop by 43,1%: CBA
Private remittances to Armenia amounted to about $54.2 million in January 2015, a reduction of 34.8% compared to January 2014.
Armenia submitting resolution on prevention of genocides to UN
Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian met with Joachim Rücker, President of the Human Rights Council at his visit to Geneva.
Uber planning to acquire mapping company
DeCarta would give Uber a choice of location and map services, as well as in-map search, location APIs, turn-by-turn navigation and more.
Windows 10 will run on wearable devices
Windows Phone director Greg Sullivan said that the operating system is capable of scaling down to function on the smallest displays.
French nuclear group Areva confirms record net losses of €4.8bn
Areva announced in Oct that it would cut investments and step up sales of non-strategic assets as it tries to shore up its finances.
Putin calls for an end to ‘shameful’ political killings
The former Deputy Prime Minister, 55, was murdered last week. Putin's aides have rejected suggestions that he had any involvement.
Iranian, U.S. negotiators resume nuclear talks
Obama this week said that Iran would have to suspend its nuclear activities for at least a decade as part of any final agreement.
Alibaba making push into U.S. cloud computing market
Although revenues from the U.S. business may be small at first, Dai said, “I think this is a good move, especially after their IPO.”
Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher cast for “Independence Day” sequel
Usher is slated to portray the son of Will Smith's Steven Hiller character from the 1996 original film.
“Paddington” comedy becomes Studiocanal’s biggest theatrical earner
The film, which is budgeted at $55 million, passed the $236 million for “Non Stop,” making it Studiocanal’s high-grossing movie title.
UCLA to host performance on Daredevils of Sassoun epic
UCLA is also home to the Armenian Music Program, with a course taught by Vatsche Barsoumian and an Armenian Music Ensemble.
Blast at coal mine in eastern Ukraine kills over 30
The cause of the blast in the Zasyadko coal mine was not immediately clear. An explosion at Zasyadko in 2007 killed 106 people.
China to boost military budget by about 10% in 2015
China says the spending is required to modernize the People's Liberation Army - the world's largest standing military.
Modest Mouse premiere new song, announce tour
The track follows on from the previously shared 'Lampshades on Fire', 'The Ground Walks, with Time in a Box' and 'The Best Room'.
Erdogan ordered to pay $4,000 for insulting Armenia peace statue author
During his visit to the area, then-PM Erdogan pointed to the 35-meter-tall monument, called it “freakish” and demanded its removal.
Metallica kick off reissue run with “No Life 'Til Leather” cassette
The limited edition throwback drops on record store day before a series of CD and vinyl editions due for release this summer.
Portishead, alt-J, Noel Gallagher to headline Latitude 2015
Caribou, James Blake, Manic Street Preachers, The Vaccines, Laura Marling and La Roux also feature on this year's line-up.
Muse tease new album Drones with Instagram pics
They've now posted a photo of a drone on Instagram, onto which they've placed their band's logo in white.