Google sets up its own car company: report
The tech giant has flirted with major car firms as it explores driverless cars but has also quietly set up its own auto company.
Armenian weightlifters win medals at U15 European Championships
With an excellent performance, Grigoryan showed the best result - 94kg, with Harutyunyan coming the second - 87kg.
13,000 ordered to evacuate as California combats wildfires
The biggest blaze - the so-called Rocky fire north of San Francisco - has already consumed more than 90 square miles of land.
Catalan regional governor calls early elections for Sept
Spain has ruled out any possibility of secession. Recent opinion polls show a slim majority of Catalan voters oppose independence.
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars-Erzurum gas pipeline explodes in eastern Turkey
"An investigation is underway into the explosion and the necessary measures have been taken," Gunay Ozdemir said.
First Braille smartwatch features learning system for visually impaired
Development has yielded a battery life of 10 hours, which Dot's creators say will give average users five days between charges.
Warner Bros. says Dungeons & Dragons movie in development
“D&D has endless creative possibilities, giving our filmmakers immense opportunities,” WB president of creative development said.
SanDisk unveils new 256GB 3D NAND chip
Buyers won’t have to wait long to see SanDisk’s new chip in action – it will be shipping in SanDisk products as early as next year.
Yahoo says removes malware from its advertising network
The attack used a method known as malvertising, in which attackers dupe online publishers into running malicious ads.
Egypt set to inaugurate ‘new Suez Canal’
Newly bought French Rafale warplanes and U.S. F-16s delivered by Washington last week will also be on display.
UK to extend airstrikes against Islamic State by extra year
Michael Fallon ruled out the possibility of Western ground troops joining the fight and said Iraq had not requested this.
Deadwood star Ian McShane to join Game of Thrones for season six
McShane is best known for his Golden Globe-winning role playing brothel owner Al Swearengen in western drama Deadwood.
Italian police say mafia communicated with ‘sheep code’
Officers arrested 11 men they say are linked to the fugitive head of the Sicilian Mafia, Matteo Messina Denaro.
Ex-PM announces creation of 'Ukraine salvation committee'
Mykola Azarov fled Ukraine after ex-president Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February 2014 following months of protests.
Azerbaijan claims DW video story on Karabakh 'biased, one-sided'
“We believe that we are able to give adequate response to any attempt to start hostilities,” NKR FM Karen Mirzoyan told DW.
Iran nuke deal should bring stability rather than interference: Gulf states
Khalid al-Attiyah said the alliance wanted to spare the region "from any dangers and threats from nuclear weapons".
AI says Brazil's military police responsible for over 1,500 deaths
Amnesty also said that incidents of police killings were rarely investigated and those responsible did not often face justice.
Germany says number of immigrants reached 10.9 million last year
The Federal Statistical Office said that 620,000 of the immigrants arriving since 2011 were from the European Union.
At least 27 killed as Syrian army jet crashes into marketplace
Most of the dead were civilians on the ground in the Idlib provincial town that fell to a coalition of Islamist insurgents in May.
World's oldest surviving Hebrew bibles to be available online soon
The National Library of Israel agreed with the British Library in London to digitize its entire Hebrew manuscript collection.
Canadian PM dissolves parliament, lengthens official campaign season
PM Stephen Harper said a lengthy campaign was needed so Canadians could explore the options and make a “serious choice.”
Paramount confirms Mission: Impossible 6 in works
Tom Cruise revealed plans to return in the Ethan Hunt role, asserting that shooting could start as early as a year from now.
Sony launches Xperia C5 Ultra, Xperia M5 selfie-focused smartphones
Besides a cap-less USB port, the Sony Xperia M5 features IP65 and IP68 certification making the handset water and dust proof.
UK, France urge action to tackle growing migrant crisis
As some 200 migrants attempted to enter the Eurotunnel, French riot police moved them from the entrance with a chemical irritant.
Malaysia calls for wider search for missing plane possible debris
"But there are objects all along the coast, the ocean continually throws them up," Jean-Yves Sambiman said.
Armenian-born tennis player wins WTA tournament in Baku
Margarita Gasparyan, who drew high praise from Serena Williams at Wimbledon, is the first to win the Baku Cup in 2015.
HSBC reports 3.8% net profit drop
Europe's biggest bank announced in June that it would cut its global workforce by up to 50,000 as it exits Brazil and Turkey.
German carmakers agree to buy Nokia mapping business HERE
The Finnish company is shedding the maps business to help it focus on integrating its 15.6bn-euro purchase of Alcatel Lucent.
Rouhani affirms confidence in Iran's nuclear deal
"We worked with the United Nations without war or pleading or surrender, but with logic, negotiation and diplomacy," he said.
Nigerian troops rescue 178 from Boko Haram, destroy camps
Some of those rescued last week said they had been held by Boko Haram for up to one year in villages just 40 km from Maiduguri.
Embattled FIFA president gives up IOC seat
Bach thanked Sepp Blatter and other members leaving the IOC for their "great contribution" to the Olympic movement.
Obama due to unveil revised Clean Power Plan
The revised plan will aim to cut carbon emissions from the power sector by 32% by 2030, compared to 2005 levels.
U.S. decides to allow airstrikes to defend Syrian rebels
National Security Council spokesman said only the U.S.-trained forces were being provided a wide range of support.
At least 1,332 Iraqis killed by violence in July: UN
The UN statistics largely do not include territory held by the Islamic State group, which controls about a third of Iraq and Syria.
Merkel reportedly to run for fourth term
Merkel, who turned 61 on July 17, has not made any public comments about whether she would run for a fourth term.
Russian FM to meet U.S., Saudi counterparts in Qatar
Despite Russia-U.S. tensions over Ukraine, Obama has thanked Moscow for helping reach the deal on Iran’s nuclear program.
New leader of Afghan Taliban calls for unity through audio message
Taliban spokesman, Mullah Abdul Manan Niazi, said those who elected Mullah Mansour had not followed the rules.
WB approves $40mln loan for rural road improvement in Armenia
The proposed additional financing will raise the total length of roads to 360 km, 73 km of which have already been rehabilitated.
Syrian army, militia regain control over several northwestern villages
The insurgents launched an attack this week in the area but the government has fought back using aerial bombardments.
Armenian athlete wins gold at 2015 Special Olympics
Five athletes with mental disabilities from Special Olympics Armenia NGO participate at the competitions in different sports.
EU removes two Iranian oil companies from its sanctions list
The court, however, declined to remove two other companies, Petropars Iran Co and Petropars Oilfields Services Co, from the list.
Armenia, UN sign Development Assistance Framework 2016-2020
The UN representative said, in turn, that the project outlines the cooperation between Armenia and the United Nations.
Doctor Who features Game of Thrones star in significant role
Show runner Steven Moffat also teased that “it will take you a moment or two to realize what we’re up to” with her character.
260 PKK members killed, hundreds wounded in Turkish airstrikes
The Turkish government has so far refused to officially disclose casualty figures, with one official saying "this is not a soccer game".
Latin American Parliament passes resolution on Armenian Genocide
"Uruguay was a pioneer in the world to recognize the Genocide 50 years ago and today we strongly supported this position," Asti said.
Kerry in Mideast to discuss Iran nuclear deal, Syria
The Secretary of State will not visit Israel, America's foremost Mideast ally and the primary foreign opponent of the Iran agreement.
Debris of suspected MH370 flight delivered to Paris, analysis to begin
Experts said the two-meter object washed up on a beach could be a moveable piece of a Boeing 777's wing, called a flaperon.
Bin Laden relatives reportedly dead as private jet crashes in UK
"There were no survivors, unfortunately. There were four people onboard including the pilot", a police spokeswoman said.
Greek PM rejects accusations he plotted return to drachma
"We didn't design or have a plan to pull the country out of the euro, but we did have emergency plans," Tsipras said.
WikiLeaks publishes docs saying U.S. spied on Japanese officials
WikiLeaks has released similar documents in recent weeks that it said show NSA spying on Germany, France and Brazil.