Azerbaijan uses TR-107 rocket launchers in ceasefire violations
Karabakh troops mainly refrained from retaliating and took measures to continue controlling the situation on the contact line.
Tesla targets 2018 for building 500.000 Model S, Model X, Model 3 cars
"Increasing production fivefold over the next two years will be challenging and will likely require some additional capital,” Musk said.
U.S., Russia broker Aleppo truce, Syrian army says only for 48 hours
The agreement was reached late in May 3 and took effect at 12:01 a.m. Damascus time (7 a.m. EDT), Secretary of State John Kerry said.
Israel carries out air strikes in four Hamas sites: military
The spike in violence has raised concerns for a ceasefire that has held since the last round of hostilities in Gaza ended in summer 2014.
Bodleian Libraries acquires rare map of Middle-earth annotated by Tolkien
The map now joins the Libraries’ Tolkien archive, the largest collection of original Tolkien manuscripts and drawings in the world.
National Gallery of Ireland exhibit features Leonardo da Vinci drawings
The drawings show the variety of Leonardo’s drawing materials and the types of drawing that he made during his long career.
Powerful Montreal march to commemorate 20th century genocides
The March for Genocide Prevention and Humanity got its start in 2015 when a march in honor of the 1.5 million Armenians was staged.
Biffy Clyro unveil 3 new songs from their upcoming album “Ellipsis”
Following a UK headline tour in April 2013, the band called off a series of shows, citing the frontman’s “serious respiratory problem”.
China eyes manned moon mission by 2036
In another move, China plans to land the first probe ever on the dark side of the moon in 2018, another milestone.
Coachella organisers confirm mega fest, Desert Trip
Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Roger Waters, The Who, Bob Dylan, and Neil Young will all play the sister festival of Coachella.
The Mirror Trap indie rock band unveil video for “Piranhas”
“This song is a scream of frustration and the starting point on a road to change,” says frontman Gary Moore of the track.
Opera brings built-in ad-blocking to its desktop, mobile browsers
The company claims that native ad-blocking makes browsing the web even faster than using a third-party ad blocker or add-on.
Ennio Morricone European tour dates cancelled over health concerns
Prior to winning his first competitive Oscar this year, Morricone had previously received an honorary Oscar in 2007.
“Diary Of An Oxygen Thief” sells to Simon & Schuster imprint gallery
The author — who wrote the book under “Anonymous” is an award-winning former creative director from a major ad agency.
Tesla adding 75kWh battery pack option to Model S
Currently, the 70 kWh RWD option is rated at 234 miles of range on a single charge and the AWD option boost the range to 240 miles.
“How to Get Away with Murder” star to topline political thriller “Ex-Patriot”
The story follows a CIA analyst-turned-whistle blower who flees to Colombia for a life of penance and obscurity.
One of the first reports on Armenian Genocide sheds light on hidden facts
An Armenian woman found a manuscript which turned out to be the original copy of one of the earliest reports of the Armenian Genocide.
EU "conditionally backs" visa-free travel for Turkey
Under the EU-Turkey agreement, migrants who have arrived illegally in Greece since 20 March are to be sent back to Turkey.
Los Angeles County commemorates 101st anniv. of Armenian Genocide
Supervisor Michael Antonovich opened the speeches by remembering the 1.5 million Armenians who perished during the Genocide.
“Peaky Blinders” gangster drama season 3 gets Netflix debut date
Oscar nominee Tom Hardy will be back for part of the season as Alfie Solomons, the crime boss of London’s Camden Town.
Gael Garcia Bernal’s “Neruda” sells to France, UK, Germany, Italy
The film turns on Pablo Neruda a poet and communist senator who lambasts the government for its incarceration of striking miners.
Brazil prosecutor asks to investigate President Rousseff
Rousseff is already likely to be suspended from office as early as next week on unrelated charges of breaking budgetary laws.
Iran threatens to close strategic Strait of Hormuz to U.S.
Salami said that "Americans should learn from recent historical truths," likely referring to the January capture of 10 U.S. sailors.
Armenian cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan to perform at Sydney Opera House
The concert program includes the Symphony No. 7 (Leningrad) by Shostakovich and Variations on a Rococo Theme by Tchaikovsky.
Radiohead premieres music vid for new single “Burn the Witch”
Before officially releasing "Burn the Witch", Radiohead cleaned out their website and social media.
Grammy winner Alicia Keys back with new single “In Common”
Alicia Keys's new album will serve as the follow-up to 2012's Girl On Fire, which reached No.1 in the U.S. and 15 in the UK.
10-year-old hacks Instagram, gets $10,000 for his trouble
The scheme acts as an incentive to hackers to improve the social network's services, instead of selling the hacks on the black market.
Google Maps lets you peek inside Rio's Olympics 2016 venues
The mapping tool allows you to enter the 25 indoor venues that will host the Olympics' sporting events come August.
Gas tariff drop to lead to declining energy prices: Armenia Minister
“The impact is largely determined by the amount of reduction and the sectors that the drop will have any impact on,” Minasyan said.
Tom Hanks, Brian Grazer unveils first look at Dan Brown’s “Inferno”
This time, Hanks’ Robert Langdon is tasked with thwarting the release of a virus that threatens to wipe out the human race.
Three Armenians re-elected to East Hollywood Neighborhood Council
Tereza Yerimyan, who faced three opponents, received 320 votes, the highest number of votes than any other candidate.
FilmRise buys Sean Brosnan’s SXSW thriller “My Father Die”
The movie follows a man who has been deaf and mute since having his hearing knocked out at the age of 12.
Air strikes target Damascus once "calm" expires
Moscow announced the temporary truce it brokered with the United States had been extended until the end of May 3.
Warner Bros nabs “Monsterpocalypse” movie rights in bidding war
"Monsterpocalypse" is a board game from Privateer Press and created by Matt Wilson that pits humans in robot suits against monsters.
ANCA urges U.S. to condemn attacks against Turkey's Armenian MP
“It was only after Dink's murder in cold blood that the U.S. government condemned a murder it did nothing to prevent,” ANCA said.
Turkish textbooks should address Armenian Genocide: German MP
“If the Genocide was spoken out on, no ethnic minorities would have been persecuted or attacked afterwards,” Ozdemir said.
Arnold Schwarzenegger to star in “Why We're Killing Gunther” comedy
The story focuses on a group of eccentric international assassins who become fed up with Gunther, the world's greatest hitman.
Chinese firm can continue using name "iPhone" as Apple loses legal case
The court ruled Apple could not prove it was a well-known brand in China before Xintong Tiandi filed its trademark application in 2007.
Rights groups insist top media outlets apologize for Genocide-denying ads
14 national anti-genocide and human rights groups have written to The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Chris Pine’s “Hell or High Water” to be released in August
The film will premiere later this month in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival.
Media union says crackdown puts Egypt "at war" with press
Human rights activists accuse the President of running an ultra-authoritarian regime that has violently suppressed all opposition.
Oprah Winfrey to topline “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”
Winfrey teams up with "True Blood" creator Alan Ball to adapt Rebecca Skloot's nonfiction bestseller.
Nigeria officials “stole $15bn from fight against Boko Haram”
Several allies of ex-President Goodluck have been put on trial after being accused of awarding fake arms contracts worth $2bn.
Miles Teller boxing drama “Bleed for This” lands awards season release
The film tells the true story of one of the most inspiring comebacks in sports history - that of Vinny “The Pazmanian Devil” Pazienza.
PKK car bomb attack leaves one dead, five wounded in Turkey
PKK militants were behind the attack at 00:50 am near a gendarmerie base in Mardin province, near the Syrian border.
Azerbaijani soldier killed on Karabakh contact line: Defense Ministry
An Azerbaijani soldier, Private Yuzbayov Amrah Aydin oglu was killed on the line of contact with Nagorno Karabakh on May 3.
Michael Fassbender eyed to play serial killer in “Entering Hades”
Broad Green has closed a deal for rights to “Entering Hades,” which is based on John Leake’s true crime novel.
West Virginia recognizes Armenian Genocide
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin’s proclamation declared April 2016 as “Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month” in the Mountain State.
Mark Millar's “Empress” comic book to get big screen treatment
F. Scott Frazier, whose credits include "The Huntsman: Winter's War" and "Alice in Wonderland", is penning the script.
Azerbaijan fires from sniper rifles towards Armenian positions
The Armenian Armed Forces continue controlling the situation on the border and retaliate only in case of extreme necessity.