“Matrix” creators’ “Cloud Atlas” sci-fi drama tops DVD charts
An ensemble cast of the Wachowski siblings drama includes Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent and Hugh Grant.
4 American citizens killed in drone strikes, U.S. confirms
"The president has directed me to disclose certain information that until now has been properly classified," Holder wrote.
“Prometheus” star to topline “Quarry” drama pilot
In the film, a Marine sniper returns home from Vietnam in 1973 to find that he's been shunned by those he loves and demonized in public.
Sundance Selects nabs Francois Ozon's "Young and Beautiful"
The film stars Marine Vacth as a teenage girl who goes from virgin to prostitute and her transformation.
AMD ‘opens door’ to embrace Android
Android support could open up a potentially larger market for AMD, whose chips are used in just a handful of tablets.
"Metallica Through the Never" debuts first trailer
Dane DeHaan plays a Metallica roadie who is sent on a mission during the band's performance in front of a sold-out arena.
U.S. lawmakers seek to block missile defense data-sharing with Russia
That would undercut a path that arms control advocates have urged to restart nuclear talks, which have been set back by a missile defense dispute.
Lenovo posts 90% rise in quarterly net profit
Lenovo, on track to unseat Hewlett-Packard Co as the world's top PC maker by shipments, posted net profit of $126.9 million.
Soldier hacked to death in London in suspected Islamist attack
Footage has emerged showing a man wielding a bloodied meat cleaver and making political statements.
Friends of Syria urges withdrawal of Hezbollah, Iran fighters
The meeting of Western and Arab nations and Turkey also warned of "severe consequences" if use of chemical weapons by Assad's forces is confirmed.
80-year-old Japanese mountaineer becomes oldest man to climb Everest
The previous age record holder was Nepal's Min Bahadur Sherchan, who accomplished the feat at 76 in 2008.
Russian expert rules out Karabakh war renewal by Armenia
Alexander Krylov: the possibility of the renewal of Karabakh war should not be exaggerated in the face of the balance of power.
OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs won’t visit Artsakh
French Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Jacques Faure said the co-chairs are not planning a visit to Nagorno Karabakh.
German scientists ready to include Armenian petroglyphs in UNESCO list
The scientists conducted a survey of ancient rock art, with a database of Armenian petroglyphs to be later developed.
Baku says OSCE Minsk Group activity yielded “certain results”
Bahar Muradova says the report of the political committee of the OSCE PA summer session comprises provisions on the conflict.
Minister says Covered Market facade will remain unchanged
Urban Development Minister Tadevosyan said underground construction works were to be carried out in the market.
Penguin reaches $75mln agreement in iBooks price fixing lawsuit
In a press release, Penguin's parent company, Pearson, noted it had made a $40 million provision for settlement in its 2012 accounts.
Minister: oligarchy must be on good terms with authorities
Minister of Transport and Communications underscored the necessity for shift of individual approach towards work.
Diplomats say Iran installed 700 high-tech centrifuges
The new IR-2m centrifuges are believed to be able to enrich two to five times faster than the old machines.
FBI agent kills man in Boston bombings case
The agent shot in self-defense in the incident, which occurred at Todashev's house, the law enforcement source said.
Armenia loses to Switzerland at Hungary-hosted football tournament
Armenia’s U 17 football team lost to Switzerland 1:6 at Hungary tournament, with Armenia’s only goal scored by Davit Terteryan.
Armenian government files lawsuit against Armavia
Finance Minister linked the step with the collection of air taxes. He further noted that lawsuits were filed by other lenders, too.
ARFD rep. says Armenia faces tough times
Vahan Hovhannisyan voiced hope that the ruling authorities acknowledge the difficulties Armenia currently faces.
Armenian defense minister departs for Moscow
Seyran Ohanyan will participate in international conference on military and political aspects of European security.
“Harry Potter” 1st edition featuring JK Rowling's notes sells for £30,000
A copy of Roald Dahl's bestselling children's book Matilda, containing new drawings by illustrator Quentin Blake, fetched £30,000.
Armenia, Estonia to deepen defense cooperation
Estonia’s defense minister and Armenian envoy reached an agreement to specify the future steps in defense and security sectors.
Eminem sues Facebook for unauthorized song release
Eminem has been readying a followup to 2010's “Recovery” for an expected release after Memorial Day.
Samsung to buy stake in rival phone manufacturer Pantech
The Galaxy S4 maker will pay 53 billion won ($47.6 million) for the stake in Pantech, South Korea's third-largest handset maker.
Armenia to join Reitox European network on drug addiction
NSC Secretary Arthur Baghdasaryan delivered a speech during REITOX week international conference on drug abuse.
Emma Watson in Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring” clip
The film is based on real events and follows a group of fame-obsessed teenagers who robbed celebrities' homes in the Hollywood Hills.
“The Hobbit” begins final shooting, Peter Jackson confirms
Martin Freeman, who stars as Bilbo Baggins, was still in London filming the third series of “Sherlock” as of May 21.
Armenian education ministry, ICTP sign cooperation deal
RA education ministry’s committee attended the meeting of International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.
Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan to fight Arash Usmanee
As an amateur, 31-year-old Hovhannisyan gained extensive international experience and was a four-time Armenian National Champion.
UEFA Grassroots Day to be celebrated this week
Grassroots Day was created by European football's governing body to emphasize commitment to foundations of game.
IMF chief to be questioned over arbitration payment
That step would mean there exists "serious or consistent evidence" pointing to probable implication of a suspect in a crime.
India test launches BrahMos supersonic cruise missile
“The missile performed a maneuver in the predetermined flight path and successfully hit the target,” the source said.
Prosperous Armenia to vote against government program
Party leader Gagik Tsarukyan convoked a meeting on May 20, announcing a decision to vote against the program.
Orange launches new “With Each Other” offer
Subscribers of Let’s Talk prepaid service will pay AMD 20 daily fee and will communicate with each other unlimitedly.
RPA rep. says authorities heed opposition’s criticism
Republican Party of Armenia member Mkrtich Minasyan, in turn, described the government program as comprehensive.
Turkey reportedly shuts border crossing with Syria
Officials said some of the perpetrators had traveled close to Yayladagi after the bombings to try and slip into Syria.
David Bowie, Uriah Heep bassist Trevor Bolder dies at 62
Bolder joined Bowie in 1971 to play on his fourth album, Hunky Dory, along with Mick Ronson and drummer Woody Woodmansey.
Vatican moving towards greater financial transparency
The report makes no mention of any supervisory operations carried out in 2012 despite recommendations from evaluators.
“Crossing Lines” crime drama to open Monte Carlo Festival
Sutherland will be honored during the opening ceremony with the inaugural Crystal Nymph Award for his lifelong achievements in film and TV.
Heritage offer for amendment to Electoral Code rejected
Prior to the vote, RPA parliamentary group leader Galust Sahakyan announced the party’s decision to vote against the bill.
Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer in "Lone Ranger" action-packed trailer
Bing bang booms and Old West villains galore fill the latest look at Hammer rising from the dead to ride alongside Depp as Tonto.
“Man Of Steel” Superman reboot unveils final trailer
Legendary’s film is directed by Zack Snyder and starring Henry Cavill in the cape, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, and Michael Shannon as Zod.
10 killed in sectarian violence in Lebanese city
Lebanese army troops were seen patrolling major roads in Bab al-Tabbana hours before the fresh fighting broke out.
Media: Danish, Azeri Eurovision contestants may be disqualified
The winner, Denmark, and the runner-up Azerbaijan have found themselves in the center of a scandal which put their victory in question.
Turkish-Armenian writer sentenced to 13 months in prison
Last month, renowned Turkish pianist Fazıl Say was also handed a suspended 10-month prison sentence for blasphemy.
Germany backs EU labeling of Hezbollah as terrorist group
Germany had previously resisted calls to list Hezbollah as a terrorist organization for fear it could destabilize Lebanon.