- 19:00 | In the world Exclusive: First picture of Snape from Jim Kay's Harry Potter revealed
His appeal isn’t immediately apparent. A sallow-faced, sadistic teacher with lank hair and thin lips, Prof Severus Snape’s sole aim in life, up until book seven in the Harry Potter series, appeared to be the downfall of J K Rowling’s daring young wizard.
- 18:25 | In the world Graffiti artists work with government to bring street art culture to Canberra
ACT residents will see an increase in the number of public murals and street art throughout the city as the government prepares to put in place a graffiti management co-ordinator.
- 17:40 | In the world In a United Germany, the scars
of the east-west divide have faded.
- 17:20 | In the world Dozens Dead And Hundreds Missing In Landslid
Around 600 rescue workers and volunteers worked into the night in a desperate bid to reach survivors of the disaster in Guatemala.
- 17:03 | In the world 007 Meets His Nemesis
The explosive teaser opens with Daniel Craig as the sharp-suited James Bond holding a ring displaying the octopus logo of Spectre.
- 16:56 | In the world Japanese citizen shot dead in Bangladesh
Second foreigner killed this week
- 16:38 | In the world Migrants break into Channel Tunnel, rail services disrupted
Around 200 migrants tried to get into the Channel Tunnel from the French side overnight, clashing with staff and police and forcing a temporary suspension of rail services, a spokesman for Eurotunnel.
- 16:21 | In the world Pink lake, treehouses and African beats in Senegal
About an hour up the Atlantic coastline from the capital, Dakar, the lake is among the prime attractions in a country that, by virtue of its culture, political stability and good roads, has emerged as a tourist capital of West Africa.
- 16:04 | In the world Tilda Swinton at Busan film fest
- 15:47 | In the world Dutch sandcastle hotel turns childhood fantasy into reality
Constructed from tonnes of sand trucked in especially for the purpose and reinforced with wood, the room gives those spending the night the unique experience of sleeping in a real-life sandcastle, and comes complete with sand-carved sculptures.
- 15:30 | In the world Photo of the day: Paris welcome
French President Francois Hollande welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel upon her arrival at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, for a peace summit on the Ukraine conflict with Western leaders
- 15:16 | In the world International charity's Afghan clinic bombed
9 staff dead
- 15:00 | In the world 28 americans among those aboard cargo ship
That went missing in Hurricane Joaquin
- 14:46 | In the world Margaret Thatcher biography part 1
Changing the world in one week.
- 14:07 | In the world Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
Treble-chasing Treve sends hearts aflutter
- 13:48 | In the world Sepp Blatter: Coca-Cola among sponsors saying Fifa boss must go
Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not resign despite major sponsors Coca-Cola, Visa, Budweiser and McDonald's calling for him to go immediately.
- 13:30 | In the world 12 creepiest abandoned prisons on earth
- 13:11 | In the world Perfumery
The molecular art form
- 12:52 | In the world An exhibit on the Armenian Genocide has opened in Brussels’ National Museum of the Resistance.
The exhibit features works of a Belgium-based artist from Yerevan, known by his pseudonym – Samo.
A film about the Genocide entitled ‘Disaster’ was also presented at the opening ceremony.
The exhibition will run until November 4, 2015.
- 12:33 | In the world Most expensive haunted houses
For many, fall means apple picking, pumpkin carving and trick-or-treating. But for another set, visiting a haunted house is the perfect fall outing.
- 12:25 | In the world Singapore's haze problem
dates back to the 1970s
- 12:07 | In the world 100 Years of Wedding Dresses in 3 Minutes
- 11:48 | In the world Bye bye Google, hello Alphabet
Google Inc has morphed into Alphabet Inc.
- 11:29 | In the world Indonesia resumes search on Sulawesi island for missing plane
The aircraft lost contact with airport authorities on a flight from the town of Masamba island about 30 minutes before it was scheduled to land in Makassar city.
- 11:10 | In the world Kunduz MSF clinic workers killed
Medical charity MSF says three of its staff were killed when its clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz was hit by sustained bombing.
- 10:51 | In the world Henri Rousseau: Modern art
The self-taught painter Henri Rousseau was mocked for his clumsy compositions and awkward perspectives.
- 10:34 | In the world On The Road: Photographs
Ruins of Bardzrakash Saint Gregory Monastery: Part One
- 10:17 | In the world Light appears to drip from trees
Long-exposure photos by Vitor Schietti
- 10:00 | Armenia On the 3-rd of October at 7 pm. will open of the research-based exhibition named Fixations
The exhibition presents the personal collection of contemporary artist Mher Azatyan, which contains the traces of the activities of a group of artist-friends working in the 1990s. There are also the archive project of the collection done in 2013 and some works of Mher Azatyan from the period of 2000-2010.
- 21:00 | In the world 20 Badass Tattoos
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- 20:37 | In the world Kim Davis' meeting with pope
Defiant Kentucky clerk Kim Davis met briefly with Pope Francis during his historic U.S. visit, an encounter she said validates her crusade against gay marriage.
- 20:18 | In the world Top 7 men’s style questions for fall
- 19:58 | In the world London Design Festival 2015
- 19:40 | In the world "Sticky chains" promise crash-safe fuel
Chemical engineers have produced an additive for jet fuel that reduces the risk of violent explosions, but - at least in laboratory tests - does not compromise engine function.
- 19:14 | In the world Doctor Who spin-off for teens announced
The series, Class, will mark the TV screenwriting debut of author Patrick Ness, best known for his award-winning book A Monster Calls.
- 18:57 | In the world Home routers 'vaccinated' by benign virus
A benevolent virus has been used to harden more than 10,000 home routers against cyber-attacks, says a security firm.
- 18:26 | In the world Second day of russian airstrikes target syrian insurgents
Amateur video captured the moment that Syrian government airstrikes bombarded rebel positions in the city of Hama.
- 18:07 | In the world Paris fashion week
Women wear women at Rick Owens
- 17:30 | In the world "The Martian"
Movie review by Kenneth Turan
- 17:11 | In the world This machine produces the largest humanmade waves in the world
The new facility is 300 meters long and boasts waves as high as 4.5 meters.
- 16:52 | Armenia Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received rector of the Slavonic University Armen Darbinyan.
Issues related to the development of higher education in Artsakh were discussed during the meeting.
President Sahakyan signified deepening cooperation and enlarging practical ties with the Slavonic University adding that such ties had a great contribution to raising the quality of education and science as well as application if contemporary experience in our republic.
Rector of the Artsakh State University Manoush Minasyan partook in the meeting.
Source: Central information department of the office of the Artsakh Republic president
- 16:34 | In the world Willow Smith is officially a model now
The 14-year-old is now represented by the same agency as Adriana Lima.
- 16:17 | In the world TIE-DYE: The latest weird hair color trend
This look was created by a hairstylist named DJ Victory, who created the look with Pravana color.
- 15:57 | In the world Dolce & Gabbana's Milan fashion week
Selfies only enhance the fact we're still blinded by gimmick.
- 15:37 | In the world India's got the right idea
About corporate deregulation.
- 15:19 | In the world Demise Of Dinosaurs Blamed On Double Catastrophe
Dinosaurs were made extinct by the impact of a huge meteor and a volcanic storm, new evidence suggests.
- 14:59 | In the world Bill Gates Forges Nuclear Deal With China
China’s increasing territorial assertiveness in South East Asia is also weighing on everyone’s mind.
- 14:37 | In the world Experian Says Info from 15 Million T-Mobile Records Hacked
Experian said consumers who applied for T-Mobile wireless service between Sept. 1, 2013, and Sept. 16, 2015, may have had their information stolen.
- 14:20 | In the world The birds that fear death
Crows will gather around their dead. And the reasons why are intriguing.
- 14:02 | In the world A one-way trip to Honk Kong
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- 13:46 | In the world Umpqua Community College Gunman Talked Religion
At least 10 people were killed and seven others were injured when a gunman who demanded to know his victims' religions opened fire Thursday on a campus in southwest Oregon.
- 13:28 | In the world Sir Alex Ferguson will manage a Great Britain and Ireland XI
Captained by David Beckham in a charity match next month.
- 13:10 | In the world Russia and France meet amid tensions over air strikes
The French and Russian presidents are set for talks in Paris on Friday amid fears Russia is carrying out "indiscriminate" air strikes in Syria.
- 12:50 | In the world Philip Pullman: drawing helped me to see the world differently
The best sort of activity is one that combines mental effort with sensuous delight.
- 12:32 | In the world Premier League
10 things to look out for this weekend
17:33 03/10/2015 » In the world
17:05 03/10/2015 » In the world
16:39 03/10/2015 » Economy
20:00 03/10/2015 » Analysis
At the rally in Yerevan yesterday, members of “No’ front did not discuss the essence of the constitutional reform or explain the meaning of amendments, but they were engaged in idle talk, MP of the faction of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) Sukias Avetisyan told Panorama.am “No’ front composed of representatives of political parties and civil society of Armenia which are opposed to the constitutional reform held a rally in Liberty ...
19:16 03/10/2015 » Politics
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan received today Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Nikolai Bordyuzha, the presidential press service said. The interlocutors spoke about the implementation of decisions taken at the Dushanbe session of the CSTO Collective Security Council and issues related to the priorities of Armenia’s current presidency of CSTO. They touched upon issues of ensuring the security in the Caucasus collective security ...
19:04 03/10/2015 » Interviews
At the PACE session on September 28, the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development of the PACE discussed a report on the Sarsang water reservoir drafted by Milica Markovic. Anna Mkrtchyan, the staff correspondent of Panorama.am in Strasbourg, talked with Vice Speaker of Armenia’s National Assembly, Head of the Armenian delegation to the PACE Ms. Hermine Naghdalyan about the report that has a controversial, anti-Armenian title “The Intentional ...
17:33 03/10/2015 » Politics
US President Barack Obama warned Friday that Russia's military engagement in Syria in support of strongman Bashar al-Assad is a "recipe for disaster," though Washington could still work with Moscow on reducing tensions, according to AFP. Russian President Vladimir Putin "doesn't distinguish between ISIL and a moderate Sunni opposition that wants to see Mr Assad go," Obama told reporters, referring to the self-proclaimed Islamic State group. "From their ...
17:05 03/10/2015 » Society
Two ethnic Armenian Chaparians - a man and his son who were kidnaped on September 19 en route from Aleppo to Beirut – have arrived in Yerevan three days after their release, Arevelk.am reports. They were welcomed by relatives at Zvartnots Airport of Yerevan. Many from Aleppo, Beirut, Damascus and Yerevan did their best to secure the Chaparians’ release.
16:39 03/10/2015 » Economy
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan visited today Digitec Expo 2015 held on October 2-4 at Yerevan Expo complex, the presidential press service reported. The president toured pavilions to familiarize himself with innovative solutions displayed by some 170 companies participating in the high-tech exhibition such as telecommunications, comprehensive engineering, technological, program and web solutions and services. The slogan of the 11th Digitec Expo held this year is ‘Fest for ...
15:56 03/10/2015 » Topic of the day
The 3rd International Music Festival after Aram Khachaturian opens in Yerevan today, on October 3, according to the press service of Armenian Culture Ministry. Initiated by the Youth Orchestra of Armenia, the festival will include a series of chamber and symphony concerts and Armenian premieres of famous works. Chamber and symphony concerts will take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays, respectively. The festival is held under the patronage of Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan. It ...
15:53 03/10/2015 » Society
Tsakhkadzor, an Armenian ski resort, ranked 2nd in a rating of popular ski resorts in the CIS countries, compiled by the online hotel booking service Oktogo.ru, according to the Russian website Travel.ru. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE ...
15:37 03/10/2015 » Politics
High and jagged mountains, covered with dark green forests, stretch as long as the sight can afford to follow them, hiding a country that does not exist. This is how Pablo Garrigós Cucarella, a Spanish photographer, describes Artsakh in his photo report “Unrecognized lives in Nagorno Karabakh,” published on the website of the newspaper Diagona l. The republic with 11 thousand square km area and 140 thousand population struggles so that the international ...
15:33 03/10/2015 » Politics
“The process of peace talks cannot be considered collapsed. Over these 20 years of the negotiations on a settlement of the Karabakh conflict, there have been some achievements, although small ones, but they can be used under favorable conditions,” MP of the parliamentary faction of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA), leader of the Christian-Democratic Union of Armenia Khosrov Harutyunyan told a press conference today. In his words, the peace process cannot be regarded ...
14:51 03/10/2015 » Society
Six persons were killed in lightning strike in three places of Birbhum district, India, according to Thestatesman.com. Seikh Aktar (32), Seikh Sabir (42) and Seikh Abraj (34) were killed as lightning struck them when they were working in a quarry at Bahdurpur village under Nalhati police station area, police said. 13-year-old Dashami Let of Ebai village under Nalhati police station area was struck by lightning when she was going home, police said. At Saithia, Dhalu Murdi (48) ...
14:45 03/10/2015 » Politics
Eurotunnel and Eurostar passenger and freight services have resumed with delays after around 120 migrants broke into the Calais terminal overnight. Trains are running through just one of the two tunnels between Folkestone and Calais after fences were breached. Trains stopped from 23:30 BST on Friday after an "organised" group of 200 migrants tried to enter the terminal. Eurotunnel said security staff were overwhelmed by the "number and aggression" of the ...
14:29 03/10/2015 » Politics
On the occasion of the National Day of the People’s Republic of China, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan visited the Chinese embassy in the Republic of Armenia, the presidential press service reported. On behalf of the Armenian people and himself, the Armenia’s president congratulated Ambassador Tian Erlong and the embassy staff, and in their person, the friendly people of China on the occasion of the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. ...
13:58 03/10/2015 » Miscellaneous
Prominent Armenian and Russian actor Armen Dzhigarkhanyan celebrates his 80th birthday today. Born and raised in Yerevan, Dzhigarkhanyan started acting in the academic and Russian theaters of the city, before moving to Moscow to continue stage acting. Since 1960, he appeared in a number of Armenian films. He became popular in the 1970s with the various roles he portrayed in Soviet films like The New Adventures of the Elusive Avengers (1968), its sequel The Crown of the Russian Empire, ...
13:27 03/10/2015 » Daily press
The spokesman for the president of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, David Babayan told ‘Haykakan Zhamanak’ daily that the process of NKR’s international recognition will be taken to a new level in the years to come. “Azerbaijan is trying to prevent a number of countries from accelerating the process of NKR’s recognition. In fact, Azerbaijan is now losing its already low authority that fully depends on oil and caviar. In this situation when the international ...
13:00 03/10/2015 » Daily press
‘Hraparak’ paper writes that over a dozen members of the criminal world arrived in Armenia about a week ago, mostly from Russia and the U.S. Although they allegedly came to attend a funeral, the real purpose is a gathering. They walk in large groups and often visit a Yerevan restaurant on Proshian Street. Famous criminal leader nicknamed Pzo is among them. He is rumored to have already met with his ‘elder brother’ Tokhmakhi Mher.
12:38 03/10/2015 » Daily press
‘Zhoghovurd’ paper predicted in the July 28 issue that the question of releasing the Syunik regional governor’s son arrested in connection with a scuffle would be solved by opening a criminal case related to an attempted murder of the governor of Syunik. Ara Budaghyan, the brother of Avetik Budaghyan killed earlier outside the house of Synuk governor Suren Khachatryan, was among those arrested in the attempted murder case. Ara Budaghyan is a close friend of two ...
12:06 03/10/2015 » Comments
The draft amendments to the Constitution of Armenia are being finalized. The draft will be put to the vote at the upcoming four-day sittings of the parliament, spokesman for the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA), vice speaker of the Armenian parliament Edward Sharmazanov said after the sitting of RPA Executive Body yesterday, on October 2. According to him, several changes have been made to the text of the draft, in particular to the provision on formation of a stable majority in the ...
11:39 03/10/2015 » Society
Scattered showers and thunderstorm are forecast in most regions of Armenia in the evening and night hours on October 3-5. No precipitation is expected on October 6. Southwest winds will be at 2-5 meters per second and could reach 15-20 mps during a thunderstorm, according to the weather service of Armenian Ministry of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situations. Temperatures will drop by 2-3 degrees on October 3-5 and the afternoon of October 7. Mercury will rise to the ...
11:23 03/10/2015 » Society
On October 2 and the night of October 3 the Azerbaijani side violated the ceasefire about 130 times on the line of contact between the armed forces of Karabakh and Azerbaijan, the press service of Defense Ministry of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic said. During the indicated period Azerbaijani frontline units fired over 2,000 shots at Armenian positions from small arms of various calibers, 60mm (107 shells) and 82mm (16 shells) mortars, and AGS-17 grenade launchers (70 ...