Armenia’s UWC Dilijan College to host Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2016
Participants from 27 countries will gather at UWC Dilijan College in order to discuss topical issues in the Wiki movement.
Sarah Paulson in talks to join all-female “Ocean’s Eight”
If the deal goes through, Paulson would join Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter.
Turkey denies targeting Kurds instead of IS in Syria
Yildirim said: "Our soldiers' mission is to ensure our border security and the life and property of our citizens. The news apart from that is a lie."
Apple to ditch Home button from iPhone in 2017
Apple is planning a new iPhone feature for Japan that will enable users to pay for mass-transit rides with their smartphones.
LinkedIn for Android, iOS lets you search by topic, article, or hashtag
LinkedIn said this change is an important step to make sure that its entire library of knowledge is available to more users.
Nauru, a country with one nightclub
From richest to poorest
Nauru is the world's smallest republic with less than 10,000 inhabitants on 21 square kilometers. It’s also the least visited country in the world.
Russia offers Japan to join its humanitarian mission in Aleppo
Russia’s Anatoly Antonov briefed Japanese Ambassador Toyohisa Kozuki on the preparations for the first 48-hour humanitarian pause.
11 civilians killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes
An agency reported that the airstrikes destroyed two houses located in the district of Baqam in the city of Saada — a Houthi stronghold.
No Armenians dead, injured in 6.2-magnitude quake in Italy
The death toll rose to 267 as rescue workers pulled more bodies from mounds of debris and families prepared to hold the first funerals.
Turkey says migrant deal with Europe could collapse
Turkey is demanding that the European Union ease visa restrictions for Turkish citizens and has threatened not to implement the deal.
Somali beach restaurant attack leaves nine people dead
Shabaab jihadists attacked a Restaurant close to the city's Lido Beach, setting off a car bomb before exchanging fire with security forces.
Hungary to stem migrant flow with second fence on Serbian border
PM Viktor Orban said the new barrier would strengthen defenses to respond if Turkey's policy on migration changed.
Philippine rebels agree to ceasefire, peace talks to end in 9-12 months
The rebels agreed to the ceasefire in a joint statement with government officials Friday after weeklong talks in Norway.
Karabakh movie “Tevanik” nabs Glendale Int’l Film Festival nomination
Earlier, the film was named the winner of the Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival’s June 2016 Edition.
Bird's Nest: Genocide memorial site a victim of vile beach resort project
The Church is planning to exhume the individual remains of thirty-three genocide survivors and relocate them into a collective grave.
Usher’s new album “Hard II Love” is due out Sept 16
The album is available to pre-order on iTunes ahead of its September 16 release. A cover art for the album shows a head statue of Usher.
Man Utd's Mkhitaryan has power to shape Premier League: Metro
“Mkhitaryan picked up his 15 minutes of Premier League action and, when he had the ball at his feet, looked exciting,” Metro said.
Armenia’s Paros wins 2 silver medals at Choir Olympics
Moral support of local Armenians and the logistical assistance of the Sochi Mayor played an important role in Paros’ success.’
Russia expected to cut gas price for Belarus by a third
Gas price is expected to be set at 6,300 rubles per 1,000 cubic metres for 2016, falling to around 6,000 rubles in 2017.
U.S. cuts aid to Pakistan due to warming relations with India
U.S. aid to Pakistan is expected to total less than $1 billion in 2016, down from a recent peak of more than $3.5 billion in 2011.
ICRC holds landmine safety courses for kids in Armenia border villages
Last year, the ICRC organized 27 information sessions for residents of 16 villages, most of them teachers and schoolchildren.
Demi Moore to star in “Rock That Body” alongside Scarlett Johansson
Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello, who work with Glazer on the cult comedy television series “Broad City,” co-wrote the film.
Apple looks to identify iPhone thieves by fingerprints
The Touch ID sensor, front camera and microphone are already there, they simply need to be switched on without alerting the bad guy.
Judge orders release of 15,000 fresh Hillary Clinton emails
"We are not sure what additional materials the Justice Department may have located," a Clinton campaign spokesman said.
Britney Spears, Elton John, Calvin Harris to perform at Apple Music Fest
Elton shares, "I love London and can't wait to share this fantastic experience at the Apple Music Festival with my fans."
Italy quake death toll rises to 267 as aftershocks continue in the area
"The town isn't here anymore," said Sergio Pirozzi, the mayor of the hardest-hit town, Amatrice. "I believe the toll will rise."
Cristiano Ronaldo named UEFA's Best Player in Europe
Ronaldo was phenomenal in La Liga and Champions League play, tallying 51 goals and 15 assists in 48 total appearances.
No casualties registered in rocket attacks on Aleppo Armenian districts
Some of the rockets having landed near the Armenian Evangelical Church, , Rev. Harutyun Selimyan said no fatalities were registered.
Bolivia's Deputy Minister killed by miners who wanted labor reforms
Rodolfo Illanes earlier told local media that "I am in very good health... safeguarded by peers, so people do not hurt me."
Azeri troops employ firearms in truce violations overnight
Karabakh Defense Army troops continue controlling the situation on the entire contact line and protecting their positions.
Obama seeks to create world's largest marine protected area in Hawaii
Obama will travel to the monument to mark the designation and cite the need to protect public lands and waters from climate change.
11 dead, dozens wounded in blast at police checkpoint in Turkey
News channel NTV showed large plumes of smoke billowing from the site which it said was a police checkpoint in Cizre.
Putin vows to organise special competitions after Paralympics ban
"The decision to suspend our Paralympians is outside the law, morality, humanity," Putin said in a ceremony at the Kremlin.
Karabakh chose presidential system based on host of factors: Armenia FM
The Nagorno Karabakh constitutional amendments concept is similar to an American model – a presidency-based democracy, he said.
Kurdish rebels attack soldiers guarding Turkish opposition party head
Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of the Republican People's Party, said he was safe and had been taken to a government building in Artvin.
How to stay safe during earthquake
Deadliest and largest quakes
247 people were reported killed and dozens more were missing or feared dead after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake and a series of aftershocks struck several towns in central Italy on August 24, 2016. On the same day, a powerful earthquake of 6.8 magnitude struck central Myanmar, killing 3 people and shaking buildings across the Southeast Asian nation and the region. Tremors were felt as far away as Bangkok, where witnesses reported high rise buildings swaying, and the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.
YouTube to become full social network with Backstage
Akin to a Facebook Timeline or Twitter profile, Backstage will live alongside the Home and Videos tabs within individual YouTube channels.
Iraq takes key town on road to Mosul from Islamic State
Iraqi forces last month captured the Qayyara airbase which it plans to use as a hub to support forces advancing on Mosul.
WhatsApp will share users' phone numbers with Facebook
WhatsApp will begin "coordinating" accounts with Facebook by sharing users' mobile phone numbers and device information.
Kerry in Saudi Arabia for Yemen, Syria, Libya talks
Kerry is holding a meeting to exchange ideas about the war in Yemen and stalled peace talks with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir.
Converse Bank joins The KYC Registry
The KYC Registry maintains and stores a standardized set of information about correspondent banks required for KYC compliance.
Apple reportedly developing own social video app
Now Apple is starting to develop a video sharing app that allows users to record video, apply filters and drawings to the media.
China providing medical training for Syria
Ministry spokesman Wu Qian told a briefing that this year marked the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
Armenia arranges free trade area with Iran, Economy Minister says
Weighing in on the deal, Minasyan said that both Armenia and Iran should be engaged, with Armenia, according to him, already making efforts.
Armenia opens “hotline” for own citizens in Italy after quake
Earlier, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said that no Armenian nationals or citizens were reported killed or injured in the quake.
Christoph Waltz tapped to star in James Cameron's “Alita: Battle Angel”
Actress Rosa Salazar is on board to play the title character of the potential Fox franchise starter that Robert Rodriguez is directing.
France urges UN response to Syria’s toxic gas attacks
The Security Council must not shirk its responsibilities and France is already working with its partners" on the matter, Ayrault said.
Iran vows to confront if foreign ships enter territorial waters
Gen. Hosein Dehghan said that "if any foreign vessel enters our waters, we warn them, and if it's an invasion, we confront."
Fresh leaks show LG V20 with second screen ahead of Sept 6 launch
A separate display that sits on top of the main smartphone screen for showing notifications, widgets, and other information gleaned at a glance.
Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj to perform duet at 2016 MTV VMA
Ariana and Nicki join previously announced performers including Britney Spears and G-Eazy, Nick Jonas and Ty Dolla $ign.