G7 leaders end summit split on climate change
The summit of Group of Seven wealthy nations pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several issues.
UK lowers security threat level as police close on bomber's network
"A significant amount of police activity has taken place over the last 24 hours and there are now 11 suspects in custody," PM Theresa May said.
Yerevan Municipality: LGBT-themed social advertising posters illegal
“Regardless of their content, the posters were removed since no prior permission was obtained from Yerevan Municipality,” Araz Baghdasaryan said.
LGBT-themed social advertising posters installed in Armenian capital
The social advertising posters and videos were created in the framework of the EU-funded action Solidarity Network for LGBTI in Armenia and Georgia.
Postage stamp dedicated to Aurora prize laureate put into circulation
Marguerite Barankitse received the prize for the exceptional impact of her actions on preserving lives during the years of civil war in Burundi.
World Economic Forum calls to raise retirement age to at least 70
The increase will be needed, as the number of people over 65 will more than triple to 2.1 billion by 2050.
Iraqi forces launch broad assault on IS holdouts in Mosul
The offensive is the latest push in the more than seven-month battle to retake Mosul, a linchpin in IS's now crumbling bid to establish a cross-border jihadist "state".
Putin, Iran's Rouhani talk Syria, economic ties: Kremlin
The two leaders stressed the need for more joint efforts to resolve the Syria crisis and discussed economic ties.
550 ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan registered over the past week
The Nagorno Karabakh Republic Defense Army serviceman Armen Harutyunyan, 21, was lethally injured in Azeri gunfire on May 26.
Cannes: Chloe Zhao’s “The Rider” tops Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight
Jonas Carpignano’s neo-realist migrant drama “A Ciambra,” executive-produced by Martin Scorsese, won the Europa Cinemas Label Award.
“Paddington 2” star-studded family comedy gets January release
“Paddington 2” stars Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Madeleine Harris, and Brendan Gleeson.
Raspberry Pi to merge with a coding foundation
CoderDojo facilitates the creation of volunteer-run programming clubs for youngsters aged between 7 to 17.
Uber free to operate in Italy on a long-term basis
Italian taxi drivers claim Uber unfairly penalizes their businesses because the app is loosely monitored.
Turkey arrests newspaper staff over suspected coup links: paper
Since the failed coup, Turkish authorities have shut more than 130 media outlets and a press union says more than 150 journalists have been jailed.
At least 91 dead and 100 missing in Sri Lanka floods
The flooding is believed to be the worst since May 2003 when a similarly powerful south-west monsoon destroyed 10,000 homes and killed 250 people.
Heavy clashes as rival factions battle in Libyan capital
United Nations Libya envoy Martin Kobler condemned the violence in a statement and called for an immediate restoration of calm.
Armenia airline announces direct Yerevan-Barcelona flights
The 5-hour flights will be operating once a week on Wednesday. Earlier, the airline announced regular Yerevan-Prague-Yerevan flights.
HBO renews “Veep” and “Silicon Valley” for 2017-2018 seasons
Starring Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr and Zach Woods, "Silicon Valley" has been nominated for 21 Primetime Emmy Awards.
Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington to get more screen time in “GOT” season 7
Showrunner Dan Weiss explains how it can happen, "You kill a couple dozen characters, the people who are left by default need to carry more dramatic weight."
NASA’s Juno mission discovers Jupiter is really weird
So far, we've learned that Jupiter's poles are riddled with densely-packed storms, all of which are about the size of Earth.
Google's “Personal” tab filters out everything but your own content
“Personal” is the newest filter in Google Search that helps users fine-tune results by content type, like Images, News, Shopping, etc.
Philippines military jets fire rockets at IS-linked militant positions
The violence prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the country's south, where a Muslim rebellion has raged for decades.
Trump's son-in-law “discussed secret line to Moscow”
Kushner is understood to be under scrutiny by the FBI as part of its wider investigation into Russian links.
Egypt hits Libya’s jihadist camps after Christians killed
East Libyan forces said they participated in the air strikes, which had targeted forces linked to al-Qaeda at a number of sites.
UK police say they've arrested key players behind Manchester attack
Interior minister Amber Rudd said the official threat risk remained at its highest level, "critical", meaning another attack is expected imminently.
Trump slams German trade surplus as "very bad"
A newspaper -- the Sueddeutsche Zeitung -- reported that Trump made clear that reducing the U.S. trade deficit was a top priority.
More than 100 killed in east Syria air strikes
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the raids were carried out by U.S.-led coalition warplanes.
Gorillaz announce support acts for North American tour
They’ve now confirmed that rappers Danny Brown and Vince Staples – both of whom feature on ‘Humanz’ – will open for the band during these dates.
Sia unveils powerful anthem “To Be Human”
Similar to Sia's previous contribution to film soundtracks, the singer creates sweeping, epic musical moments on "To Be Human"
STXfilms nabs Amy Schumer comedy “I Feel Pretty”
In the comedy, an ordinary woman who struggles with feelings of insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is suddenly the most beautiful woman on the planet.
Lionsgate acquires Eddie Redmayne’s comedy adventure “Early Man”
Redmayne was the first cast member who boarded the toon, set at the dawn of time when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth.
Three top Islamic State militants killed in Iraq, Syria
Three senior Islamic State military leaders and planners were killed in coalition attacks in Iraq and Syria over the past two months.
President Temer revokes decree deploying troops in Brazil
Protesters want the resignation of President Temer, fresh elections, and the withdrawal of economic reforms.
Gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt
An Interior Ministry spokesman said the unidentified gunmen had arrived in three four-wheel-drive vehicles.
Regional Energy Summit kicks off in Georgian capital
Georgia’s minister of energy opened the event, noting that the latter continues the trans-border energy trade summit and last year’s events.
Investigation on detained blogger Lapshin case wraps up in Azerbaijan
He was arrested on December 15 in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, at the request of Azeri authorities who demanded his extradition.
Karabakh army soldier killed in Azeri gunfire
The soldier was killed in the northern direction of line of contact, at an NKR army unit’s defense position.
Nintendo shares hit 8-year high
Past games in the series have helped Nintendo sell millions of PSPs, millions of 3DSes and literally gotten top marks from the critics.
Rocket Lab nails 1st orbital rocket launch from private pad
The relatively tiny vehicle, designed to ferry small payloads to orbit, reached outer space around 20 minutes past midnight (Eastern time) on May 25.
You’re more rational on a smartphone than on a PC, study finds
The researchers hypothesized that smartphones focus user attention on a single task, while PCs allow for more outside information.
Mark Zuckerberg gets Harvard degree 12 years after dropping out
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg features in a long line of university dropouts who became millionaires after founding technology companies.
‘Woman without paint is like food without salt’
History of makeup
The history of cosmetics spans at least 6000 years and is present in almost every society on earth. Some argue that cosmetic body art was the earliest form of ritual in human culture, dating over 100,000 years ago from the African Middle Stone Age. The evidence for this comes in the form of utilized red mineral pigments (red ochre) including crayons associated with the emergence of Homo sapiens in Africa.
Turkey rejects U.S. resolution on Turkish bodyguards violence
A Turkish Foreign Ministry statement described the resolution as “one-sided” and “distorted the facts.”
Manchester bomber “planned his attack for a year”
Abedi is said to have made at least two separate trips to DIY shops to buy materials used in his homemade explosive device.
China tightens border controls with North Korea
Beijing's action reflects a growing awareness about the urgent need for China to pressure North Korea into halting its testing of missiles and nuclear bombs.
EU presses Erdogan over Turkey's human rights record in Brussels
Erdogan's visit to Brussels, where he was also due to attend a NATO summit, comes at a time of strain in EU-Turkey relations.
Armenian leader appoints cabinet ministers
David Harutyunyan, Chief of Staff and Minister in the previous cabinet, will head the Ministry of Justice, replacing Artur Hovhannisyan.
Direct Yerevan-Prague flights announced
The first flight, to operate twice a week - on Tuesdays and Fridays - is scheduled for June 13. The flight duration is 3 hours 45 minutes.
Luc Besson's "Valerian and City of Thousand Planets" final trailer
Valerian and Laureline are special operatives for the government of the human territories charged with maintaining order throughout the universe.
“GOT” new pics reunite the Starks, final season episode count revealed
In this upcoming seven-episode season 7 of the hit HBO series, showrunner David Benioff promises that "everybody steps up their game this season."