Egypt tribes agree to help restore security in Gaza-Israel border area

Egypt tribes agree to help restore security in Gaza-Israel border area

August 10, 2012 - 16:31 AMT  12:31 GMT
The move comes as Egyptian troops mass in the area in an operation to contain Islamist militants who have built up a presence there.
Uruguay’s marijuana plan presented to Congress

Uruguay’s marijuana plan presented to Congress

August 10, 2012 - 16:06 AMT  12:06 GMT
President Jose Mujica's entire cabinet signed up to the proposed law, which aims to take over an illegal marijuana trafficking business.
Defense Ministry denies Azeri remarks on increased number of Armenian snipers

Defense Ministry denies Azeri remarks on increased number of Armenian snipers

August 10, 2012 - 16:04 AMT  12:04 GMT
Armenian Defense Minister’s spokesman noted Azeri act as a way to divert attention from own snipers’ activities.
Arman Yeremyan reaches Olympic men's taekwondo quarter-finals

Arman Yeremyan reaches Olympic men's taekwondo quarter-finals

August 10, 2012 - 15:42 AMT  11:42 GMT
Arman Yeremyan beat Michaud Sebastien 8:4 to make it to Olympic men's 80-kg taekwondo competition.
Gunman in Afghan uniform kills 3 U.S. troops - NATO

Gunman in Afghan uniform kills 3 U.S. troops - NATO

August 10, 2012 - 15:34 AMT  11:34 GMT
The attack was latest in series of green-on-blue shootings, in which men wearing Afghan police uniform turn their guns on foreign troops.
Young ANC members stage flash mob in support of detained activists

Young ANC members stage flash mob in support of detained activists (video)

 August 10, 2012 - 15:25 AMT  11:25 GMT
On July 20 Tigran Arakelyan was sentenced to 6 years in prison; Artak Karapetyan given a jail term of about 3,5 years.
Car bomb attack killed top security official in Yemen, al-Qaeda suspected

Car bomb attack killed top security official in Yemen, al-Qaeda suspected

August 10, 2012 - 15:20 AMT  11:20 GMT
Brigadier Omar Barasheed, dean of the Command and General Staff College, died in hospital after a bomb hidden inside his car exploded.
Kidnapped Syrian Armenian released

Kidnapped Syrian Armenian released

August 10, 2012 - 15:08 AMT  11:08 GMT
Syrian rebels kidnapped an Aleppo-based Armenian Hovsep Balmanoukian (born in 1990) on border with Lebanon.

5th All-Armenian Educational Conference to have 150 participants

August 10, 2012 - 14:43 AMT  10:43 GMT
Yerevan hosted the opening ceremony of the 5th All-Armenian Educational Conference on August 10.
Catholicos Karekin II departs for Romania

Catholicos Karekin II departs for Romania

August 10, 2012 - 13:54 AMT  09:54 GMT
Catholicos of All Armenians will preside over re-consecration ceremony of Hachkatar Holy Mother of God Church.