FM chairs UN General Assembly session as Armenia marks independence

FM chairs UN General Assembly session as Armenia marks independence

September 22, 2016 - 10:55 AMT  06:55 GMT
Acting Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian chaired the session of the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, September 21
Azeri troops fire 700 shots in truce violations overnight

Azeri troops fire 700 shots in truce violations overnight

September 22, 2016 - 10:36 AMT  06:36 GMT
Karabakh Army troops continue controlling the situation along the line of contact retaliating only in case of extreme necessity.
State of emergency declared in U.S. city of Charlotte as new protests erupt

State of emergency declared in U.S. city of Charlotte as new protests erupt

September 22, 2016 - 10:26 AMT  06:26 GMT
Violence erupted for a second night as protests over the killing of a black man spun out of control.
IS jihadists offer brides machine guns, explosive belts as dowries

IS jihadists offer brides machine guns, explosive belts as dowries

September 22, 2016 - 10:20 AMT  06:20 GMT
Fatima, from Nigeria, was promised a Kalashnikov assault rifle in case of divorce or if her husband, Malian Abu Said, died.
Boeing obtains U.S. license for selling planes to Iran

Boeing obtains U.S. license for selling planes to Iran

September 22, 2016 - 10:11 AMT  06:11 GMT
"Any final sales agreement would have to adhere to the license we've been issued," said Boeing spokesman Mark Sklar.
Venezuela bus strike causes traffic chaos in Caracas

Venezuela bus strike causes traffic chaos in Caracas

September 22, 2016 - 10:06 AMT  06:06 GMT
Hundreds of drivers joined the action, demanding better pay, more security against violent crime and spare parts for their buses.
Russia, U.S. clash at UN over air strikes in Aleppo

Russia, U.S. clash at UN over air strikes in Aleppo

September 22, 2016 - 10:01 AMT  06:01 GMT
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry demanded at a UN Security Council meeting that Russia force Syria to ground its air force.
Investigators cast doubt on evidence of catastrophic fire aboard MH370

Investigators cast doubt on evidence of catastrophic fire aboard MH370

September 22, 2016 - 09:57 AMT  05:57 GMT
Investigators had yet to determine whether the pieces were from the plane that is thought to have plunged into the Indian Ocean.
UN says ready to resume Syria aid convoys

UN says ready to resume Syria aid convoys

September 22, 2016 - 09:53 AMT  05:53 GMT
Meanwhile, the U.S. has called for all planes to be grounded in key areas of Syria to preserve the truce.
U.S. investigates “IS chemical rocket attack” on American troops in Iraq

U.S. investigates “IS chemical rocket attack” on American troops in Iraq

September 22, 2016 - 09:46 AMT  05:46 GMT
IS has long been suspected of making and using crude chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria, where it also controls territory.