Chechen shootout leaves 1 police officer dead

Chechen shootout leaves 1 police officer dead

June 29, 2013 - 17:59 AMT  13:59 GMT
Police are currently conducting an operation in the mountainous and heavily forested Shatoi district to destroy militant groups.
Assad's forces launch major offensive against rebels in Homs

Assad's forces launch major offensive against rebels in Homs

June 29, 2013 - 17:54 AMT  13:54 GMT
Activists said jets and mortars pounded rebel-held areas of the city which have been under siege by Assad's troops for a year.
Javakhk unrest: 26 released, excluding activist Chakhalyan brother

Javakhk unrest: 26 released, excluding activist Chakhalyan brother

June 29, 2013 - 17:43 AMT  13:43 GMT
26 out of 30 people detained over Javakhk unrest have already been set free, Multinational Georgia NGO chair said.
Envoy: improvement of Iran-Armenia ties will promote Karabakh settlement

Envoy: improvement of Iran-Armenia ties will promote Karabakh settlement

June 29, 2013 - 17:33 AMT  13:33 GMT
“Good relations between Yerevan and Tehran prevented the conflict from assuming a religious nature,” Mohsen Pak Ayeen said.
British MP  to head PACE monitoring mission at Azeri presidential polls

British MP to head PACE monitoring mission at Azeri presidential polls

June 29, 2013 - 16:59 AMT  12:59 GMT
Robert Walter is the head of the UK delegation to PACE and chairman of the European Democrat Group of PACE.
Armenia establishes diplomatic ties with Uganda, Mauritius

Armenia establishes diplomatic ties with Uganda, Mauritius

June 29, 2013 - 16:45 AMT  12:45 GMT
An agreement for establishment of diplomatic ties between Armenia, Uganda and Mauritius was signed on June 28 in UN.
Michael Peña, Djimon Hounsou to topline “Vatican Tapes” thriller

Michael Peña, Djimon Hounsou to topline “Vatican Tapes” thriller

June 29, 2013 - 16:35 AMT  12:35 GMT
The film follows a 27-year-old woman who begins to have a devastating effect on anyone close to her, causing serious injury and death.
“Jacob’s Ladder” horror film getting remake treatment

“Jacob’s Ladder” horror film getting remake treatment

June 29, 2013 - 16:12 AMT  12:12 GMT
The original “Ladder” told of a Vietnam War vet who suffers increasingly bizarre hallucinations and attempts to discover the truth behind them.
300 instances of Azeri ceasefire violation reported June 23-29

300 instances of Azeri ceasefire violation reported June 23-29

June 29, 2013 - 15:54 AMT  11:54 GMT
Azerbaijan fired over 1000 shots from various caliber weapons towards Karabakh positions, NKR defense army said.
Twin blasts kill 10 in western Iraq

Twin blasts kill 10 in western Iraq

June 29, 2013 - 15:32 AMT  11:32 GMT
The attacks come a day after a series of bombings struck cafes in and around the capital, Baghdad.