- 14:14 | In the world Man named 'Something long and complicated' faces Uphill Battle against Facebook
He submitted the requested copies of his driver's license, passport, credit cards and other identify-proving ephemera, but Facebook remained unimpressed.
- 13:55 | In the world Alarm in Austria over Seehofer's Bavaria border plan
When Bavarian State Premier Horst Seehofer announces his intent to slow or even stop the flow , the backlash from Austria grows in proportion to the backup of people trying to pass through to Germany.
- 13:36 | In the world When sitting can be good for you
Consequently, standing up and moving around, even for brief periods of time, reduces the risks of sitting, science shows.
- 13:18 | In the world G7 health ministers want to fight antibiotic resistance
Health ministers from G7 nations said in the future antibiotics should only be prescribed for therapeutic purposes and after individual diagnosis. They added that the drugs should be require prescriptions for humans as well as animals.
- 12:57 | In the world What do tourists want to see in Germany?
More than 8000 people from 40 different countries answered the question: "what is your personal highlight for a trip to Germany in 2015?” The result can hardly be seen to be representative for all the foreign visitors, who clocked up some 75 million overnight stays in Germany.
- 12:35 | In the world Traditional onion market in Weimar
The onion is the star of this annual show held on the second weekend of October. No mere vegetable are these beauties; plaited together in the traditonal ways and decorated with dried flowers.
- 12:16 | In the world Photo of the day
Garbine Muguruza of Spain hits a return to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia during their women's singles third round match at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing.
- 11:57 | In the world 25 years of breathtaking Hubble Telescope images
Since it was launched in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has sent us breathtaking images back from the deepest corners of space.
- 11:38 | In the world Best places to ride a hot air balloon this fall
Hot air balloon rides are awesome adventures and they’re at the top of many bucket lists. There’s arguably no better time to go than in the fall when you can soar over treetops of changing colors and get a peak at wildlife preparing for winter.
- 11:19 | In the world Curses of the Cubs
Photos in CBSNEWS.
- 10:58 | In the world Big rise in German attacks on migrant homes in 2015
The southern state's conservative CSU government opposes Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door policy for refugees. Yet formally the CSU is allied with her Christian Democrats (CDU).
- 10:37 | In the world Killer parasite turns bees into zombies
The afflicted bees often make uncharacteristic night flights, sometimes buzzing around porch lights before dying.
- 10:18 | In the world Newly released photos of Apollo moon missions
Teague recently updated his archive with thousands of original Apollo images provided by NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC).
- 10:00 | In the world 8 things the movie 'Steve Jobs' wants you to know about Steve Jobs
The movie takes inspiration from Walter Isaacson’s acclaimed, authorized 2011 biography, also titled Steve Jobs, but screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has made it clear that he wasn’t interested in making a straightforward portrait of Jobs.
- 21:00 | In the world Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola “in serious condition” after being readmitted to hospital
She was then flown to the Royal Free Hospital in London early on Friday, and is being treated in its high-level isolation unit for the Ebola virus.
- 20:40 | In the world World’s largest rubber duck is coming to New York
Photos in New York Post
- 20:20 | In the world NASA spacecraft finds frozen water and blue skies on Pluto
The images were captured last week by the New Horizons spacecraft, which was launched in 2006 on a mission to provide the first ever reconnaissance flyby of Pluto and the Kuiper Belt, the region beyond Neptune.
- 20:00 | In the world Oscars: 81 films submitted for foreign-language award
Several of the entries have already made their mark on the festival circuit. For example, Hungary's Son of Saul, the searing holocaust drama directed by Laszlo Nemes, won the grand prix at this year's Cannes Film Festival, while Taiwan's The Assassin earned Hou Hsiao-hsien best director honors at Cannes.
- 19:40 | In the world Best hotels for classic car lovers
- 19:20 | In the world Science won't stop until it beats AIDS, says HIV pioneer
She's disappointed not to have been able to claim ultimate victory in the battle against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes the killer disease AIDS, but also proud that in three decades, the virus has been beaten into check.
- 19:10 | Armenia Արամ Խաչատրյանի «Գայանե» բալետը կլինի այսօր
Ա. Սպենդիարյանի անվան օպերայի և բալետի ազգային ակադեմիական թատրոնում:
- 19:00 | In the world 10 strange animals from around the world
Photos on Fox News.
- 18:40 | In the world BAE Systems touts 3D battlefield vision technology
The lightweight Q-Warrior is a new cutting-edge gadget that takes an ordinary warrior’s helmet and transforms it into an extraordinary futuristic device.
Source: Fox News
- 18:20 | In the world Bizarre zombie fish 'comes back to life' after being served up in sweet and sour sauce
A disgusted diner has recorded the moment a plate of fish was served up to him - despite the creature still being 'alive'.
- 18:00 | In the world High-profile FIFA YouTubers hacked
The YouTubers made videos to express their anger at EA over the theft. Here's AnesonGib, who has over 800,000 subscribers on YouTube, screaming into the camera.
- 17:40 | In the world Deadly shooting reported on northern Arizona University's flagstaff campus
One person died and three others were wounded in the shooting, the spokesperson said.
- 17:20 | In the world Apple is launching a magical, enhanced version of the Harry Potter books
New enhanced editions, available exclusively through the iBooks store for the first time, offer the reader more than 200 illustrations, animations, interactive images and annotations from J.K. Rowling herself. The original digital versions were previously only available through the Pottermore Shop.
- 17:00 | In the world Libya agrees to national unity government
Libya's rival factions have agreed to a national unity government after months of UN mediated talks. Fighting in the North African country has turned it into a haven for people smuggling and the "Islamic State."
- 16:40 | In the world Train hero Spencer Stone stabbed in Sacramento
Yesterday he was in serious condition at a California hospital, having been stabbed again -- this time during a night out with friends in an altercation for which he faces no criminal accusations, officials say.
- 16:17 | In the world Putin's Syria operation is a bid to regain status as major global player
Russia's surprise strategy in Syria, a ruthless triad of military attack, diplomatic maneuvering and verbal broadsides against the West, has shocked the United States and its allies.
- 16:13 | Armenia Karabakh FM meets with students of Diplomatic School of Armenia
At the meeting the minister spoke about the main directions of Nagorno Karabakh Republic’s foreign policy and the peculiarities of Artsakh’s diplomatic activities. He expressed satisfaction at high-level cooperation between the two Armenian states and stressed the importance of coordinated work aimed at resolving the issues of pan-Armenian significance.
- 15:37 | In the world China's smoking death toll to double to 2 million in 2030: study
Cigarette smoking will kill about two million Chinese in 2030, double the 2010 toll, said researchers Friday who warned of a "growing epidemic of premature death" in the world's most populous nation.
- 15:17 | In the world Young Palestinians launch hashtag intifada
Videos spread on social media showing Palestinians stabbing Israelis and throwing stones at soldiers are mustering online youth activists to the frontline after days of violence.
- 14:57 | Armenia Komitas Museum-Institute invites you to participate in the educational program ahead of the Holy Translators feast
October 9, 2015, at 5 pm. During this workshop, we will discuss about the Holy Translators feast, learn about the first translators’ musical activities, and sing samples of their hymns. Both adults and schoolchildren are invited to participate. Entrance is free.
- 14:37 | Armenia International Organization of La Francophonie trains Armenian teachers
Director for the French Language and Linguistic Diversity Imma Tor informed Armenia’s Education Minister Armen Ashotyan about this. Updating the language pact was also discussed by I. Tor.
- 14:17 | In the world USC's Steve Sarkisian erupts in player's face on sideline after penalty
Another part of the slow start was penalties. One unsportsmanlike conduct penalty really got USC coach Steve Sarkisian fired up. Freshman back Isaiah Langley heard and saw a lot from an angry Sark when he got to the sideline.
- 13:57 | In the world Johnson, Hasselbeck lead Colts to win over Texans: 5 things to know
It took until Week 5, but the old hands finally showed up for the Indianapolis Colts. Every player involved in a scoring play during Indy's 27-20 win over the division-rival Houston Texans was at least 32 years old.
- 13:37 | In the world Information on boarding pass barcodes poses personal security risk
In a post on his blog, computer security expert Brian Krebs suggested that you might want to shred your old boarding passes - and definitely resist posting pictures of them to social media, no matter how jealous it'll make your coworkers.
- 13:17 | In the world NeNe Leakes talks leaving "Housewives," Atlanta Pride and Donald Trump
- 12:37 | In the world Congress faces looming deadlines amid chaos of House speaker election
Triggered by global warming and the El Nino, record hot ocean water is causing fragile coral to go white and often die, threatening picturesque reefs that are hotspots of marine life, experts say.
- 12:17 | In the world NASA spacecraft discovers blue sky, red ice on Pluto
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft discovered Pluto's blue sky during the historic flyby of the icy dwarf planet in July.
- 11:57 | In the world Randy Quaid ordered release from Canadian detention center, still faces deportation
Quaid appeared before the board Thursday for a detention review. A Canada Border Services Agency official told the board member hearing the case that Quaid was arrested because it was felt he wouldn't comply with an order to leave the country next Wednesday.
- 11:37 | In the world The roles that got away
Some of the most famous onscreen performances could have gone a totally different direction.
- 11:00 | In the world Lance Bass clarifies NSYNC molestation claims
Lance Bass is setting the record straight a day after revealing he was touched inappropriately by a “pedophile” during his teenage days in the band NSYNC.
Source: Fox News
- 10:40 | In the world U.S. officials conclude Iran deal violates federal law
Some senior U.S. officials involved in the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal have privately concluded that a key sanctions relief provision – a concession to Iran that will open the doors to tens of billions of dollars in U.S.-backed commerce with the Islamic regime – conflicts with existing federal statutes and cannot be implemented without violating those laws.
- 10:20 | In the world Fluxos: a mesmerizing experimental claymation short by Diego Akel
When watching this short animation by Brazilian animator Diego Akel, you get the distinct feeling he covered a table with clay, turned on some music, and just started messing around while snapping a photo every minute or so, almost like a kid in a sandbox.
- 10:00 | In the world Awesome Aquariums: Winners of the 2015 International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest
The art of aquascaping is still a fledgling endeavor, first started in the 90s by Japanese wildlife photographer Takashi Amano.
- 21:00 | In the world EU agrees to get tough on deportations
They also plan to exert more "leverage" on African and other poor states, including via aid budgets, to make them accept the return of citizens refused entry to Europe.
- 20:40 | In the world Keanu Reeves hopes for third 'Bill & Ted' film, says script in works
The "Matrix" actor starred alongside Alex Winter in the 1989 "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" about two bumbling teenagers who travel through time. "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey" was released two years later.
- 20:20 | In the world Facebook tests 'Reactions,' a Like button with more emotions
The change is just another way to express your feelings about what friends or family post, but a welcome one, given that not everything shared on the social network is appropriate for a "like".
- 20:00 | In the world Obama apologizes to aid group for US attack on Afghan clinic
Obama's telephone call to the group's international president, Joanne Liu, came a day after the White House had stopped short of an apology, waiting to learn more while acknowledging that the attack was a U.S. mistake.
- 19:40 | In the world FIFA suspends Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for 90 days
The decision seemingly ends Platini's bid to succeed Blatter as FIFA president in the emergency election in February.
Source: ABC News
- 19:20 | In the world Hollywood keeps making spinoffs and remakes, but are any of them big hits?
The ratings for the original “Odd Couple” TV show were low for its time, with most of the show's fame coming years later in reruns. Gary Marshall, the producer of the 1970s series, has been rumored to have joked that nobody saw the show.
- 19:00 | In the world Denali name change trickles down to McDonald's burger
The name change of North America’s tallest mountain is causing a trickle effect all the way down to Alaska's fast-food restaurants.
- 18:40 | In the world Syria extends major offensive to retake territory in west
Rebel advances in western Syria earlier this year had threatened the coastal region vital to President Bashar al-Assad's control of the area and prompted Russia's intervention on his side last week.
11:42 10/10/2015 » Politics
11:00 10/10/2015 » In the world
19:33 09/10/2015 » Politics
14:20 10/10/2015 » Society
Around 3:05 am on October 10, Azerbaijani troops made an attempt of subversive reconnaissance infiltration at the northeastern section of the line of contact between the armed forces of Karabakh and Azerbaijan (in Talysh direction), the press service of Defense Ministry of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic reported. The frontline units of NKR Defense Army promptly foiled the Azerbaijani subversive group’s attempts to advance, and also took preventive measures. The enemy suffered ...
13:28 10/10/2015 » Daily press
‘Haykakan Zhamanak’ newspaper writes about a sharp drop in sales at Yerevan’s Carrefour hypermarket where a 10% monthly decline was reported, with trade volumes being approximately the same as in a medium-sized shop. According to some estimates, the decline has to do with Carrefour’s price policy.
13:15 10/10/2015 » Daily press
Armenian President, Chairman of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) Serzh Sargsyan will travel to Spain on October 22 to attend a regular congress of the European People’s Party (EPP), “Hraparak’ paper says. Education and Science Minister Armen Ashotyan who is RPA’s deputy chairman for external affairs will also leave for Spain.
13:03 10/10/2015 » Daily press
‘Haykakan Zhamanak’ daily writes that under the new Tax Code of Armenia, the income tax rate is set at 20% instead of 24.4% progressive income tax. According to the law currently in force, those who earn more pay higher taxes. A person who earns a monthly income of up to 120,000 drams pays a 24.4% income tax. The rate doubles in case of an income from 120,000 to 200,000 drams, and so on. The draft Tax Code sets the same rate of income tax for everyone – people will pay ...
12:43 10/10/2015 » Topic of the day
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan attended today , on October 10, the opening session of the 31st Ministerial Conference of the International Organization of La Francophonie held in Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex. About 500 representatives from organization’s member countries and of the Secretariat General of the International Organization of La Francophonie have arrived in Armenia for the 31st session of the conference, according to the presidential press service. ...
12:03 10/10/2015 » Economy
For services rendered to the Nagorno Karabagh Republic and in connection with the Agriculture Worker's Day one person received the Anania Shirakatsi Medal and 7 others were awarded the Gratitude Medal, the press service of NKR President’s Office said. According to the Presidential decree, 20 servicemen of the State Service of Emergency Situations under the NKR Cabinet of Ministers were awarded the “Gratitude” medal, 150 servicemen received cash awards for their ...
11:42 10/10/2015 » Politics
The 31st session of the Conference of Foreign Ministers of the International Organization of La Francophonie started in Karen Demirchyan Sport and Concert Complex of Yerevan. Secretary General of La Francophonie Michaelle Jean said the ministerial conference of La Francophonie is an important event for both the Organization and Armenia. The session participants will discuss issues high on the agenda of La Francophonie, and pressing international and regional problems, regarding ...
11:31 10/10/2015 » Law
Since early 2010s, groups and countries that Azerbaijani government sees as friends have changed dramatically with official state propaganda promoting a negative attitude about the West, David Kramer, former assistant Secretary of State and senior director for human rights and democracy at the McCain Institute for International Leadership, told Turan agency. In an interview with TURAN’s Washington D.C. correspondent, Kramer, former president of Freedom House, also spoke about ...
11:17 10/10/2015 » Society
Two people have died after two separate university shootings in Texas and Arizona, just hours apart, BBC reported. One person was killed and three injured in the first shooting at Northern Arizona University early on Friday, which involved fraternity members. Later that morning a shooting at a student complex near Texas Southern University left one person dead. In Arizona, police named the gunman there as Steven Jones, an 18-year-old first year student at Northern Arizona ...
11:00 10/10/2015 » Politics
Russia has agreed to resume talks with the US on air safety during Syria bombing campaigns, says the Pentagon. The talks "are likely to take place as soon as this weekend," said press secretary Peter Cook, according to BBC. There have been concerns that there could be an accidental clash as the two countries pursue separate bombing campaigns over Syria. The US and its Nato allies have also been alarmed at violations of Turkish air space by Russian jets. US and ...
20:28 09/10/2015 » Politics
A group of Turkish inspectors will be in Armenia on October 11-14 to carry out inspections as part of the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty, Ermenihaber.am reported citing Turkey’s Cihan news agency. A Slovakian expert was also included in the Turkish group, according to the source. Since 1993 Armenia, for its part, has also participated in CFE inspections conducted in Turkey, Greece and other countries.
20:10 09/10/2015 » Politics
The political forces should be active so that the referendum on the constitutional reform in Armenia will be held as transparently as possible because it has to do with the Constitution, and the international community will be following the events, the head of the Republican Party of Armenia’s (RPA) parliamentary faction Vahram Baghdasaryan said during a briefing in the National Assembly today. In his words, the authorities should do their best to make sure that the referendum is ...
19:33 09/10/2015 » Politics
In today’s Chamber judgment in the case of Gahramanli and Others v. Azerbaijan, the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been a violation of Article 3 of Protocol No. 1 (right to free elections) of the European Convention on Human Rights. The case concerned complaints brought by the applicants, candidates for various opposition political parties, about electoral fraud and irregularities during the 2010 parliamentary elections. Their allegations ...
19:13 09/10/2015 » Society
The first autumn frosts are expected in mountainous regions of Armenia on the night of October 11, the deputy chief of the weather service of Armenian Ministry of Territorial Administration Gagik Surenyan told a press conference today. In his words, frosts can be expected in Shirak, Aragatsotn, Gegharkunik, Lori and Kotayk provinces where temperatures are likely to drop to minus 3 degrees. The weatherman said that precipitation will stop in Armenia on October 10, while skies ...
18:54 09/10/2015 » Politics
Ahead of the World and European Day against the Death Penalty (10 October), the 47-nation Council of Europe and the 28-member European Union have issued a joint declaration underlining their firm opposition to capital punishment and calling on countries across Europe to move towards abolition. The declaration from Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland and the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, points out ...
18:52 09/10/2015 » Politics
After working for about a year, NGOs from five regions of Armenia initiated establishment of Association of Social Enterprises of Armenia, aiming to unite NGOs and SMEs that wish to work or are already working in the field of social entrepreneurship, by providing advice and support, the press service of the British Council . From 25 to 27 September Uday Thakkar, expert from the United Kingdom, conducted series of training sessions for representatives of seven founding NGOs of the ...
18:38 09/10/2015 » Topic of the day
For the third year in a row, October 9 is observed as the Day of Mountains and Alpinists in Armenia, after Armenia’s Federation of Alpinism and Mountain Tourism came up with the initiative in 2013. Federation members will summarize the results of the first half of 2015, and the winners of “Man in the Mountains’ photo contest will be announced. Diplomas will be given to the participants of international ascents. October 9 was chosen because it is the ...
18:37 09/10/2015 » Politics
The constitutional reform will lose its meaning unless the national referendum in Armenia is held in compliance with the letter and spirit of the law, Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Armenia Gagik Harutyunyan said during a briefing today. As regards amendments to the Electoral Code, one needs to contact those responsible for political processes in connection with the issue, G. Harutyunyan said. “If the law is not observed, everything becomes ineffective, and a ...