At least 7 killed, houses destroyed as tornado hits Mexican city
"There are cars on top of houses, there are dead people lying in the street, it is total chaos," said a local resident.
UK PM to meet European Commission head to discuss EU
A spokesperson said that the terms of Britain’s EU membership was not just a topic for consideration by the commission.
Rare bird may disappear as IS captures Palmyra
"Culture and nature, they go hand in hand, and war stops, but nobody can bring back a species from extinction," said Asaad Serhal.
Russia launches drills involving 250 aircraft, other weapons
The ministry said long-range Russian bombers will launch cruise missiles at practice targets at a Siberian firing range.
VivaCell-MTS posts Q1 2015 financial, operational results
Retail revenues totaled to AMD 442.5mln, by achieving an increase of 283.6% as compared to the same period of time a year ago.
Strong quake shakes central Tokyo
The official warned of the possibility of falling rocks and landslides in areas where there had been strong shaking.
“Game of Thrones” author reveals inspiration behind Faith Militant
The book author reveals the Faith Militant a.k.a. The Sparrows is inspired by Catholic Church in the medieval era.
Russia’s Lavrov views Karabakh issue with “with cautious optimism”
“The Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement is among Moscow’s foreign policy priorities,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
Another poll shows Turkey’s ruling party loses support
It was the second poll within days by a widely watched pollster pointing to AK Party support just above 40 percent.
Greece to keep on repaying int’l creditors “as long as it can”
"To the extent that we are able to pay, we will keep on repaying these obligations," the government spokesman said.
Sega gaming giant confirms plans to axe more iOS and Android games
Sega took a golden axe to 19 of its iOS and Android titles last week, claiming that they fell short of its standards.
Istanbul’s Armenian orphan camp demolition plan shelved
“We will follow up the ownership transition process and our campaign will continue until the formal work is completed,” Kalk said.
FBI investigating Uber after alleged hacks
The news follows speculation that Uber account details were made available to purchase on the 'dark net'.
MoU signed to boost Tatev area economic development
Besides, WWF-Armenia will provide development of touristic small infrastructure, including information boards, trail signs.
Unlimited cash to be allowed on Russia-Armenia flights
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev inked a ruling to help unify Russian legislation with the norms of the trade partners.
UEFA president says Blatter lied to him, should go
"He asked us face to face to support him for what would be his last mandate," said Platini, a former ally of Blatter.
Preliminary investigation in Armenian magnate’s case completed
At the investigator's request, the term of Hayrapetyan's house arrest was set till July 28, with the layers appealing against the ruling.
Xbox Live experiences problems, social and gaming features affected
As of 12:45AM PST (7:45 GMT), Xbox Live Core Services were back up, but social and gaming features on Xbox 360 were still down.
Turkey, U.S. agree on air support to Syrian opposition: minister
Cavusoglu did not go into details on what "in principle" meant or what kind of air power would be provided or by whom.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard chief says U.S. has ‘no will’ to stop IS
Iran has said it does not have combat troops fighting in Iraq, though some Revolutionary Guard members have been killed there.
Israeli ex-PM sentenced to 8 months in prison for fraud
Olmert has always claimed he is innocent and has described the allegations against him as "a brutal, ruthless witch-hunt".
Lumiere Brothers Center exhibits works from Soviet Photo magazine
Soviet Photo was the most popular in the USSR periodical on photography with the focus both on professional and amateur photography.
New study center near Parma conserves over 12 million artistic items
It brings together and conserves original materials of visual communication, artistic research and design in Italy starting from the 1st decades of the 20th century.
Lock of Mozart’s hair expected to fetch $18,000 at Sotheby’s
Contained in a 19th-century gilt locket, the snip of the Austrian maestro's mane passed from his widow to the German conductor Karl Anschutz.
Exhibit explores friendship between Picasso and photographer Lee Miller
Miller photographed Picasso more than a thousand times, and the artist, in turn, created a remarkable series of portraits of Lee.
Google files patent for smart teddy bear that listens and obeys
A spokesperson for Google didn't say whether the device would ever be made when asked by BBC News.
Hoverboard levitating board breaks Guinness World Record
Inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru built his own hoverboard prototype and flew it 905 feet over a lake in Quebec, Canada.
Muse hint at plans for UK arena tour
Muse will headline Download Festival alongside Slipknot, Kiss, Marilyn Manson and many more.
Lana Del Rey’s new album "Honeymoon" to be released in Sept
The upcoming record will be Del Rey's third major label album to follow up "Ultraviolet" coming out last year.
Michael Fassbender leads army into battle in “Macbeth” clips
Fassbender's re-telling of Macbeth sees him play the title character, a warrior who is brought down by his own lust for power.
European citizens in UK to be barred from voting in EU referendum
PM David Cameron will spend the week visiting various European capitals in an attempt to build support for his agenda.
“Ex Machina” star Alicia Vikander circling “Assassin’s Creed”
The Swedish actress is also in talks to star in the new “Jason Bourne” picture opposite Matt Damon with Paul Greengrass directing.
Amazon to start paying taxes in some European countries
Several European countries, including Germany and France, have criticized the tax strategies of some American tech firms.
BlackBerry plans to lay off unspecified number of staff
The company is trying to expand in new businesses beyond devices, such as enterprise markets and security.
1st look at Matt Damon in "The Martian" sci-fi
Adapted from Andy Weir's novel, the film follows a lone man who must figure out how to survive long enough to return to Earth.
Oscar-winning “A Beautiful Mind” mathematician killed in taxi crash
Nash, a Princeton University mathematics professor, won the Nobel Prize for economics in 1994 for his work in game theory.
Hundreds reported dead in Syria’s Palmyra as Iraqi forces press IS
An Iraqi police major and a pro-government Sunni tribal fighter in the area said they had retaken the town of Husaiba al-Sharqiya.
Netflix eyes Gerard Depardieu for French "House of Cards"
Depardieu took part at this year's Cannes Fest to promote his movie "Valley of Love", which drew a standing ovation following its screening.
Armenia finishes 16th in Eurovision grand final
Sweden’s Mans Zelmerlow with his song “Heroes” scored 365 points to win the contest, with Russia and Italy coming second and third, resp.
Jacques Audiard's “Dheepan” wins Palme d'Or at Cannes
Holocaust drama “Son of Saul” took the Grand Prix. Vincent Lindon won Best Actor while Rooney Mara and Emmanuelle Bercot shared Best Actress.
Polish President concedes election to challenger: exit polls
Duda had edged Komorowski, who had been the favorite, in the first round but did not gain the 50% needed to win outright.
China pushes forward South America railway scheme
The railway would "consolidate Peru's geopolitical position as a natural gateway to South America", Peru’s President Humala said.
Greek PM believes bailout deal with creditors nearing
"We have done what we ought to do, now it's Europe's turn to do so," Tsipras said in a speech to his party's central committee.
U.S., allies stage 22 airstrikes on IS targets near Iraq’s Ramadi
The strikes near Ramadi hit tactical units, armored vehicles and a fighting position in militant-controlled territory.
Diplomats approve $100mln WHO emergency fund
Delegates from the WHO's 194 member states approved the fund as part of an overhaul of the agency's emergency work.
Tame Impala unveil hypnotic 3D music video for "Cause I'm A Man"
Kevin Parker of the band explained that the track is about men being "odorous male members of the animal kingdom".
Slayer thrash metal band announce 11th album "Repentless"
"Repentless" will be the band’s first album in nearly six years, serving as the follow-up to 2009’s "World Painted Blood."
iOS 9 may be optimized for iPhone 4S, iPad mini
Apple is said to be building a core version of iOS 9 that will meet the needs of older devices, rather than the same OS for the newest iPhones and iPads.
Apple, Google attend spy summit to talk aftermath of Snowden's leaks
Executives from the firms debated privacy and security with the likes of the CIA, GCHQ and other spy agency chiefs of past and present.
Russia to adopt tough position if Ukraine doesn’t pay off debts: PM
“We would adopt as tough a position as possible in this case and defend our national interests,” Dmitry Medvedev said.