U.S. Senator pledges to keep working for Genocide recognition
"I will keep working to ensure that this unspeakable crime is fully acknowledged, never forgotten, and never repeated," Senator Boxer said.
Obama says Russia can avoid more sanctions if changes Ukraine course
The U.S. President made the remarks at a joint news conference after a summit meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Turkish rights group calls for end of Genocide denial
The Human Rights Association of Turkey issued a statement, calling for an end to the denial of the Armenian Genocide.
UN chief accuses all parties in Syria war of blocking aid
"The Security Council must take action to deal with these flagrant violations of the basic principles of international law," Ban wrote.
Armenians worldwide mark 99th anniversary of Genocide
Present-day Turkey denies the fact of the Armenian Genocide, justifying the atrocities as “deportation to secure Armenians”.
Turkish PM extends condolences ahead of Genocide 99th anniv.
"Increasingly isolated internationally, Ankara is repackaging its genocide denials," ANCA Director Aram Hamparian said.
Turkey to allocate $400 million for Genocide denial propaganda
IMC channel rep. Aris Nalci hailed increasing readiness of Turkish society to discuss and accept the dark pages of its history.
Lavrov on Ukraine crisis: Russia will respond if attacked
Russian Foreign Minister accused Kiev’s coup-appointed government of going back on its pledge to put a stop to all violence.
4 Years beneath Crescent: Genocide through eyes of mercenary
The book exposes looting of Armenian population, initiated by the Young Turks who ruled the Ottoman Empire at the time.
Israel to send call-up papers to Christian Arabs of military service age
The move angered Arab lawmakers who accused the government of seeking to divide Christians from Muslims.
Chinese chlorine used in Syria gas attack, Beijing says
Attacks in several areas in Syria share characteristics that have led analysts to believe that there is a coordinated chlorine bomb campaign.
Govt. de facto halts mandatory component of new pension law
The new Prime Minister announced conditions necessary to organize implementation of pension reforms at an April 23 governmental sitting.
Tina Fey-Amy Poehler sister comedy “The Nest” release date set
The film is about two disconnected adult sisters summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house.
NBC gears up to debut "Crossbones" John Malkovich pirate drama
Hailed from "Luther" creator Neil Cross, "Crossbones" is based on Colin Woodard's book "The Republic of Pirates".
Callie Kloves to adapt “Seeker” sci-fi fantasy novel for Sony
Kloves recently wrote the script for “The Jungle Book,” Warner Bros.' take on the Rudyard Kipling stories set to be directed by Andy Serkis.
British ex-PM says threat from radical Islam growing
Blair acknowledged the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan had undermined Western willingness to intervene in the Middle East.
Sony Pictures Classics nabs “Red Army” doc ahead of Cannes screening
The film, directed by Gabe Polsky, centers on the Red Army hockey team from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov.
Australia vows not to abandon Malaysian jet search
The defense minister said that searchers were now planning to use a more intensive sonar to intensify the hunt for the aircraft.
Oscar-nommed Jessica Chastain to play Marilyn Monroe in “Blonde”
Chastain, who is coming off the box office hit “Mama” and an Oscar nomination for “Zero Dark Thirty,” has three major movies on the horizon.
Susan Sarandon, Marcello Conte in "Ping Pong Summer" comedy trailer
The trailer gives a sneak peek at a ping pong-obsessed teenage boy whose life is changed during his family summer vacation.
David Javerbaum’s “Last Testament: Memoir by God” to hit Broadway
The book was described in The New York Times as "A recklessly funny series of gags about all things religious and quite a few things secular too."
U.S. hopes for Armenian, Azeri leaders to meet in near future: envoy
"As a co-chairing country of the OSCE Minsk Group, we are active in the ongoing negotiations, Richard Morningstar said.
Armenia to host Charles Aznavour’s concert May 12
On his birthday, May 22, the singer will perform a concert, The Legend Returns, at Berlin’s O2 World arena.
Today’s Zaman article unveils stories of Ottoman Armenian Intellectuals
“According to Hrant Dink, what happened in 1915 was total destruction for both the Turks and Armenians,” the article says.
U.S. to deliver 10 Apache attack helicopters to Egypt
Kerry noted in a call with his counterpart that he was not yet able to certify that Egypt was taking steps to support a democratic transition.
South Korea ferry death toll reaches 146, search continues
On Jindo island, where bodies recovered from the ferry are taken, descriptions of the dead are read over a loudspeaker.
Iran asks UN to urge U.S. grant visa to new envoy
"We firmly believe that this is a very serious issue and the committee should address it in an urgent and serious way," Dehghani said.
Obama starts Asia tour to reassure commitment to region
The trip - from April 23-29 - comes nearly seven months after he cancelled a visit to the region due to a government shutdown.
Putin says Russia should boost security at its Arctic borders
Russia will build a unified network of naval facilities in its Arctic territories to host advanced warships and submarines.
PM says ready to halt mandatory component of new pension law
Abrahamyan held a consultation on the funded pension reform, attended by reps. of Prosperous Armenia, Orinats Yerkir, Heritage, ARFD.
Ethnic Armenian elected chairman of Turkish-American chamber
Aret Taşçıyan is a veteran businessman who currently holds a position as the U.S. representative of OMNI Limited.
France to unveil plan to stop youths joining jihadists in Syria
The plan includes tough measures to bolster intelligence and border surveillance, including restricting minors from leaving France.
Hollande to attend Genocide commemoration ceremony in Paris
Istanbul will host events dedicated to the 99th anniv. of the Genocide; an exhibit "Portraits of Exile will be showcased in Diyarbakir.
Yemen identifying suspected militants killed in strikes
The senior Yemeni official said MiG-29 fighter jets took part in the raids, which tribal and local sources said also involved U.S. drones.
ARFD bureau chief expects no progress in relations with Turkey
According to Manoyan, Armenian society should help the Turkish one to learn and come to terms with its own history.
Arab League says Syria election can thwart peace efforts
"This step could suspend the desired efforts of maturing negotiations for a political solution to the Syrian crisis," Nabil el-Araby said.
Fox's “Rio 2” animated comedy jumps to No.1 at foreign box office
Sony's “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” was second, with $47 million from 14 markets, led by a $15 million opening in the UK and Ireland.
Quentin Tarantino may sill film "Hateful Eight" with modified script
When the new project's script leaked back in January, the director said that he had "no desire to make it."
Woody Allen comedy “Fading Gigolo” posts 2nd best limited opening
Jim Jarmusch's vampire saga “Only Lovers Left Alive” went from four to 17 theaters and took in $134,588.
"How to Train Your Dragon 2" unveils 5-minute clip
The film takes place five years since Hiccup and his winged pal, Toothless, successfully united dragons and Vikings.
Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg partnering for Cold War thriller
Hanks and Spielberg have worked together on three films, “Saving Private Ryan,” “Catch Me if You Can” and “The Terminal.”
Danny Boyle, Leonardo DiCaprio may reteam for Steve Jobs movie
The film is to be produced by Scott Rudin and written by Aaron Sorkin, based on the best-selling biography of Jobs by Walter Isaacson.
Microsoft to complete Nokia hardware division takeover April 25
"This acquisition will help Microsoft accelerate innovation and market adoption for Windows Phones," Microsoft's general counsel said.
Google to cooperate with HTC for Nexus 8 tablet: report
The device is rumored to be released in the third quarter, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
China’s Shandong Airlines to purchase 50 Boeing 737 planes
Shandong Airlines, based in eastern China, will receive the aircraft in batches between 2016 and 2020, the statement said.
South Korea defense ministry says North's nuke test site boosts activity
North’s most recent test was in February 2013 - an incident that triggered several months of severe tension on the Korean peninsula.
Greek austerity triggered over 500 male suicides, report says
The study identified some gender and age trends, finding that men in the 45-89 age bracket suffer the largest risk.
Gaza militants fire missile at Israeli troops
The attacks drew retaliatory airstrikes by Israeli aircraft, hitting targets of the Islamic militant group Hamas, the Israeli military said.
Biden to meet Ukraine's new leaders in show of support
Russian FM Lavrov accused the Kyiv authorities of breaking last week's Geneva accord on resolving the Ukraine crisis.
U.S. says has indications of toxic chemical use in Syria in April
Syrian opposition activists reported that helicopters dropped chlorine gas on Kfar Zeita on April 11 and 12.