Four kidnapped French journalists found on Turkey’s border with Syria
Syria is the most dangerous place in the world for journalists, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard in “Macbeth” pics
The duo appear as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in the Justin Kurzel-directed version of the famous William Shakespeare play.
Oscar winner Marion Cotillard in “The Immigrant” trailer
The 1920-set film follows a Polish nurse who thinks she’s being saved by Joaquin Phoenix’s character, only to find herself sold into prostitution.
"Petals on the Wind" V. C. Andrews book adaptation trailer
Opened with dramatic scenes from the first TV movie, the video also shows the characters 10 years after the events of "Flowers in the Attic."
“Sayat Nova: Songs of My Ancestors” album released in New York
The album pays tribute to the 18th-century Armenian poet and troubadour’s revered original melodies.
Apple iPhone 5S tops durability test, report says
The Galaxy S5 was handed a breakability score of 6, while the iPhone 5S chalked up a less fragile rating of 5.5.
Facebook Paper app updated with event reminders, photo comments
Paper is Facebook's two-month-old iPhone application for reading the news, or rather "preparing for your day."
UN outraged over attack on S. Sudan base that left 58 dead
South Sudan seceded from Sudan in 2011 after a long and bloody conflict to become the world's newest state.
OSCE CiO to discuss Karabakh conflict at Yerevan, Baku visits
OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter will pay an official visit to Azerbaijan and Armenia in early June.
Pentagon mulls deployment of more ground troops in Poland
Polish Defense Minister earlier called on the Pentagon to deploy as many as 10,000 American troops in his country.
Gunmen abduct two Pakistani UN staff members
Militant groups such as the Taliban often use such kidnappings to raise money for their insurgency.
Quentin Tarantino’s "Hateful Eight" live read gets Samuel L. Jackson
The story revolves around "the steadily ratcheting tension that develops after a blizzard diverts a stagecoach from its route."
“New Girl” star to topline “Hello My Name Is Doris” dramedy
Max Greenfield previously featured in the Sundance comedy “They Came Together,” which Showalter co-wrote with director David Wain.
Oscars 2015 scheduled for February 15 in LA’s Dolby Theatre
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revealed that nominees will be announced on January 15.
"How to Train Your Dragon 2" animated flick unleashes new clip
The film takes place five years since Hiccup and his winged pal, Toothless, successfully united dragons and Vikings.
Google launches Google Glass home try program: report
Google is offering tester models of all four colours of Google Glass, as well as the Titanium Collection editions, as part of the trial.
Facebook rolling out Nearby Friends feature in U.S.
When switched on, the option reveals how many miles away the person is, until you chose to share your precise location for a meet-up.
Deep-sea drone diving to record depths in missing Malaysian jet search
Now in its seventh week, the search has centered on a city-sized area where authorities believe the plane's black box may be located.
Police officer killed in Cairo car bomb explosion
More than 430 police officers and army personnel have been killed in terrorist attacks since mass demonstrations against Morsi on 30 June.
Magnitude-7.2 quake hits Mexico City
There are no reports of casualties or significant damage, but frightened residents across the Mexican capital fled their homes as the tremor began.
U.S. threatens new Russia sanctions as Ukraine stalemate persists
The Russian Foreign Ministry said: "The Americans are once again stubbornly trying to whitewash the actions of the Kyiv authorities.”
Car bomb outside mosque in Syria’s Homs kills at least 14
The explosion occurred as worshippers left the Bilal al-Habshi mosque in the neighborhood of Akrama after attending Friday prayers.
U.S. film production company to make film on Armenian Genocide
“We want to make a big film and release it in April 2015, for the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide,” Nerses Arutunyan said.
Turkey's president rules out job swap with PM Erdogan
"I don't have any political plan for the future under today's conditions," Gul told reporters in the western province of Kutahya.
3 killed as bomb explodes in Baghdad shopping street
Sunni insurgent groups have stepped up attacks across the country since last year, in a bid to undermine the Shiite-led government.
Clint Eastwood's “Jersey Boys” hit musical adaptation trailer
The supporting cast includes Vincent Piazza, Kathrine Narducci, Mike Doyle and Academy Award winner Christopher Walken.
Armenia won’t ink CU accession deal April 29, official corrects himself
“The deal will be signed upon completion of talks for preservation of customs duties for a number of imported goods,” Avanesyan said.
Agos: famous Armenians address Turkey ahead of Genocide anniversary
Rock-musician Serj Tankian, filmmaker Atom Egoyan were among those voicing their messages through the weekly.
Christopher Abbott's "James White" launches Kickstarter campaign
The film follows a young New Yorker struggling to take control of his self-destructive behavior in the face of momentous family challenges.
PM suggests halting penalties under new pension law
The official instructed to ready a draft law suspending exaction of fines before the parliament’s adoption of a new package of laws.
First Earth-size planet discovered in ‘habitable zone’ of another star
Kepler-186f orbits its star once every 130-days and receives one-third the energy from its star that Earth gets from the sun.
Rouhani says Iran has the might to deter any attacks
"We told the world during the talks and we repeat that we don't support any aggression ... We support dialogue," Rouhani said.
European Parliament condemns Kessab attack
European Parliament expressed concern over vulnerable communities who find themselves in the middle of the Syria war.
Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning talk “Maleficent” in new featurette
“This film gives us an opportunity to find out the history of Maleficent and what drove her to the dark side,” says helmer Robert Stromberg.
"Orphans of the Genocide" screens in Buenos Aires
“There are a lot of films about the genocide, but there is no specific film on orphans,” Maronian said after the screening.
“The Rover” trailer features Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson
Pattinson plays a gang member in a near-future Australia, where lawlessness abounds following the collapse of the western economy.
Steven Spielberg to adapt “The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara” novel
The novel tells the tale of a 6-year-old Jewish boy who, in 1858, was seized by the police and removed from his parents' home.
Flick’s iOS, Android apps receive overhaul
Users can now record a maximum of 30 seconds of HD video with live filters, as well as a selection of editing tools.
Pakistani seminary library named after bin Laden
The mosque runs two schools, one for boys and one for girls. The girls' school has an all-female staff and about 15,000 students.
Google Camera app launched for Android devices
The software brings photography features, which were previously exclusive to Nexus hardware, to all users running Android 4.4 KitKat.
Japan sends soldiers to westernmost outpost, risks angering China
Japan, in National Defense Programme Guidelines issued in December, expressed "great concern" over China's rapid military buildup.
6 reported dead in Mount Everest avalanche
Tourism Ministry official Madhusudan Burlakoti said that three helicopters had been sent to the area to help in rescue efforts.
Palestinians rally for Israeli-held prisoners as peace talks collapse
But it refused to free the final batch, using it as a bargaining chip to convince the Palestinians to extend negotiations until the end of the year.
U.S., EU, Ukraine adopt de-escalation document: Lavrov
Russian FM stressed that pushing for changes in the country’s non-aligned status will “undermine the efforts to resolve the crisis” in Ukraine.
Master of magical realism Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87
Mario Vargas Llosa paid tribute to Garcia Marquez, calling him a "great writer" whose novels would live on.
Evacuations ordered as Peru volcano spews ash 4 km high
Peru's health ministry says about 40 people have complained of eye inflammation and stomach problems from ash.
Obama, Merkel ‘share worries’ about situation in Ukraine
"They said Russia in particular should use its influence on armed groups in eastern Ukraine to calm the situation," Wirtz said.
Annapurna to launch TV series about Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich
The project is set in the Golden Age of Hollywood and explores the relationships of the starlets a number of notable figures.
Armenia to sign Customs Union accession deal April 29
Talks are in progress over the number of goods for which Armenia seeks to continue levying its current, lower customs duties.
EFSE: Armenian Opportunities for Enterprise Development
This year’s event will be held in Yerevan under the motto “16 Countries … and Opportunities for Enterprise Development.”