Putin drafts bill to dump dollar, euro from CIS trade
This means the creation of a single financial market between Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, other CIS countries.
Turkish police arrest more journalists on alleged terror charges
The raids sparked fresh concern about press freedom in Turkey, which is gearing for snap legislative elections in November.
Kenneth Branagh to helm "Artemis Fowl" popular YA novel adaptation
The "Thor" helmer is also signed to direct the adaptation using the script possibly penned by Conor McPherson.
Iran nuke deal supporters near votes to back agreement in U.S. Congress
Altogether 31 Senate Democrats and two independents who vote with them now support the international nuclear agreement.
Russian Aeroflot to buy competitor Transaero for 1 ruble
Transaero has struggled with heavy debts as Russians have cut foreign travel as the country’s economy is currently in recession.
Latest Moto 360 leak reveals sport model
Motorola's next-generation Moto 360 is expected to come in large and small size options to cater for smaller wrists and come with larger strap lugs.
Hidden WhatsApp feature reveals top friends
Users can access the feature by hitting 'Select Storage Usage' within the 'Select Account' subsection of the 'Settings' tab.
Syrian rebel forces come under IS attack in Damascus
IS militants launched the assaults on Qadam and Asali over the weekend from Hajar al-Aswad, where they have been based since July 2014.
GM Levon Aronian wins Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis
Having scored 6 points in the final match, Levon Aronian is now far ahead of the other competitors on the tournament list.
Azeri court sentences corruption-busting journalist to jail
She was found guilty in Baku of embezzlement, illegal business activities, tax evasion and abuse of her position.
Two Armenian servicemen wounded in Azeri shelling
One of the wounded Armenian servicemen had to undergo surgery: his condition, according to the surgeon, is stable, but critical.
Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton's “A Bigger Splash” release date set
“A Bigger Splash” follows rock legend Marianne Lane, who is recuperating on the volcanic island of Pantelleria with her current partner.
Eddie Redmayne as transgender woman in "Danish Girl" trailer
Based on the true story of Danish artists Einar and Greta Wegener, the movie is directed by Tom Hooper.
Vincent Cassel to face off against Matt Damon in next “Bourne” sequel
Damon and Cassel will be joined by Alicia Vikander, Tommy Lee Jones and Julia Stiles in the next installment from director Paul Greengrass.
Toni Collette, Drew Barrymore best friends in "Miss You Already" trailer
The movie follows Milly and Jess, two best friends who have shared everything in their life since they were children.
Google unveils new logo with emphasis on apps, devices
The change smoothes out some of the features in the letters that make up the well-known colourful logo spelling out its name.
Instagram Direct gets selfie cam, group conversations, huge emoji
Some of the updates includes threaded messages and the ability to send content from your feed as a direct message.
3 National Guard soldiers die after violent protests in Kiev
The protest was organised by the populist Radical Party and ultra-nationalist Svoboda (Freedom) party - who oppose any concession to the rebels.
5 Palestinians, Israeli policeman injured in West Bank raid on militant
Israeli troops frequently enter Palestinian-controlled territory to detain people suspected of militant activity.
CIA, U.S. Special Forces launch secret drone war against IS in Syria
The collaboration, in which both organisations fly armed drones over the country, has resulted in strikes against “several” senior Isil leaders.
Hundreds of angry migrants rally outside Budapest train station
Germany announced last month it would allow Syrians arriving from elsewhere in the EU to apply for asylum without being sent back.
Azeri troops shell Armenian border villages on September 1
The village chief said that an interstate highway that runs past the village school came under fire, disrupting September 1 celebrations.
Baku: Mkhitaryan coming to Azerbaijan as part of Borussia
Earlier, Azeri media speculated whether Mkhitaryan, who has visited Nagorno Karabakh a number of times could be denied a visa.
Iranian bank to finance construction of 3rd Armenia-Iran transmission line
According to Executive Director Ali Saleh Abadi, the bank will allocate €83 million to complete the project.
Investigation into Armenian magnate’s case extended till November
Another case was initiated against Hayrapetyan, with the latter accused of involvement in Ural Rakhimov's illegal sale of Bashneft to AFC System.
Libertines announce UK club shows after storming Reading & Leeds Fest
They're also rumoured for a show at the Dublin Castle in Camden as part of their 'Somewhere Over The Railings' events in London.
Black Veil Brides frontman working with Patrick Stump on solo record
Andy Biersack took to Instagram to inform fans that he was collaborating with a number of special guests, including the Fall Out Boy singer.
Google brings Android Wear support to iPhone
Google confirmed that Motorola smartwatches will work with iPhones in the future, hinting at compatibility with the forthcoming Moto 360 2.
China-based Internet entrepreneurs team for Tesla rival NextEV
Among the Chinese tech companies that are considering investments in electric car ventures are Alibaba and Xiaomi Technology.
Second suspect in deadly Bangkok bombing arrested
Earlier, Thai police issued arrest warrants for two suspects - a 26-year-old Thai Muslim woman, Wanna Suansan, and an unnamed foreign man.
Azeri troops violate ceasefire, use 107mm rocket launcher
The Armenian armed forces continue controlling the situation at contact line and take retaliatory measures, silencing the attacks.
Netflix drops thousands of movies in U.S
Netflix, which has more than 60 million subscribers worldwide, said it wanted to focus on exclusive content.
Eddie Murphy, Oprah Winfrey join stellar cast of Richard Pryor bio
Richard was one of the most important and influential stand-up comedians responsible for changing the face of stand-up comedy forever.
Private transfers to Armenia drop by 31% in 7 months
Private remittances to Armenia amounted to $137.1 million in July 2015, against $197.4 million in the same period of last year.
Japan's nuke forecast gloomy despite reactor restart: Reuters analysis
Legal challenges from local residents have hit all atomic plants, preventing Kansai Electric Power to restart four reactors.
“Go With Me,” “Youth,” among San Diego Film Fest line-up
The five day event will run from September 30 through October 4, featuring 87 films screened at the Reading Theater.
Stephen King adaptation “Under the Dome” canceled after Season 3
The current season is averaging 4.9 million in total viewers although it remains among higher-rated scripted shows.
Hillary Clinton's ratings affected amid release of censored e-mails
The State Dept. said about 150 of the messages had to be censored because they contained information considered to be classified.
Armenia's Defense Minister: situation at contact line under control
“Peace-building issues are always expected to be focused on at every stage of talks,” Ohanyan said referring to the MG Co-chairs' meeting.
One of the last remaining survivors of Genocide dies at 101
Her story captured the attention of Robert Fisk who featured her story in an edition of the London-based The Independent.
Turkish police raid offices of media group close to Erdogan critic Gulen
Erdogan accuses Gullen of establishing a parallel structure in the state through his supporters in the judiciary, police and other institutions.
“Awakenings” author, famed neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82
The movie version of the book starred Robert De Niro and Robin Williams, and was nominated for three Academy Awards.
Nicholas Hoult to topline "Rebel in the Rye" J.D. Salinger biopic
The movie will explore the life and mind of the secretive author and tell the story of the birth of "Catcher in the Rye".
BlackBerry Android phone leak shows off retractable keyboard
The phone is expected to combine touchscreen functionality with BlackBerry's signature physical keys.
Google's Nexus 8 tablet pic “leaks online”
Google is expected to announce the tablet next month alongside Nexus smartphones from Huawei and LG.
Trainloads of migrants arrive in Germany as EU asylum rules collapse
As migrants continued to arrive from the east, authorities let thousands of undocumented people travel on towards Germany.
Prominent Armenian benefactor Vahak Hovnanian dies at 81
A lover of “all things Armenian,” Hovnanian dedicated himself to supporting and preserving Armenian culture and heritage.
UN confirms Palmyra’s Temple of Bel destroyed
There had been earlier reports of an explosion at the Temple of Bel in Palmyra, which is held by militants from the Islamic State (IS) group.
Yen, euro edge higher as equities retreat
The euro rose 0.5 percent to $1.1263, extending its recovery from last week's one-week low of $1.1156.
Thai woman wanted for deadly Bangkok bombing said to be in Turkey
Police issued an arrest warrant for her, as she was listed as having rented an apartment where bomb-making materials were found.