- 08:57 | In the world G8 summit to focus on tax, trade and transparency
Monday's meetings in Northern Ireland focused on the conflict in Syria.
- 08:53 | In the world Protests spread throughout Brazil
Tens of thousands of people marched through Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, on Monday as protests spread over rising public transport prices and the cost of staging the 2014 World Cup.
- 08:47 | Armenia Air temperature will go down
Transitory rains and thunderstorm is possible from time to time after midday in the most of regions on June 18.
- 23:00 | In the world Arms for Syrian rebels won't fall into extremist hands, says William Hague
Foreign secretary says no decision made to arm opposition to President Assad, but insists it can be done in containable way.
Source: The Guardian
- 22:45 | In the world Anger in Southern Egypt over islamist governor
Workers, opposition politicians and activists in the southern city Luxor said they plan to seal off the office of the governor to prevent Adel el-Khayat from entering.
Source: ABC News
- 22:33 | In the world The Russian and US presidents started their discussion on the sidelines of the G8 summit
The US said last week that it would back the rebel forces because it had “high confidence” that the Syrian government used chemical weapons in the conflict.
- 22:25 | In the world Russia issues warning on Syria as G8 summit begins
UK PM David Cameron said he hoped to find "common ground" but Russia, which has already said it opposes US plans to arm rebels, said on Monday it would not allow a no-fly zone over Syria.
- 22:18 | In the world Greek PM offers to reopen state broadcaster: government source
Greece's prime minister has offered to quickly restart state broadcaster ERT under temporary management in a bid to defuse a political crisis and avoid snaps elections.
- 22:12 | In the world Syria: Where is Britain's national interest?
Every other commentator seems clear about whether to intervene in Syria: for one side, it's a case of straightforward ethics. Details: The Telegraph
- 22:05 | In the world Edward Snowden Guardian Chat: Leaker Defends Decision To Release Documents
Congressional leaders have called Snowden a traitor for revealing once-secret surveillance programs two weeks ago in the Guardian and The Washington Post.
Source: The Huffington Post
- 21:55 | In the world Borussia Dortmund general manager has slammed reports that Robert Lewandowski is heading for a move out of Germany
The highly-rated Pole looked set to follow Mario Goetze and switch to domestic rivals Bayern Munich but his club put the brakes on the move.
Source: The Sun
- 21:50 | In the world North Korea on Sunday called for high-level talks with the U.S.
At the same time country offered no indication it would move to wind down its nuclear-weapons program to initiate dialogue.
Source: The Wall Street Journal
- 21:40 | In the world Europe 'would pay price' for arming rebels: Assad
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad warned on Monday that European powers would "pay the price" if they sent weapons to rebel forces seeking to topple him.
Source: The Times of India
- 21:30 | In the world Saudi Arabia: 4 more deaths from SARS-like virus
Overall, nearly 40 people have died from the virus since September, mostly in Europe and the Middle East.
Source: Associated Press
- 21:24 | In the world Moscow seeks clarification after Egypt cuts Syria ties
Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said on Monday.
- 21:18 | In the world Venezuelan president seeks canonization for doctor
Nicolas Maduro has asked Pope Francis to canonize a doctor who tended to the poor in Caracas and is considered a saint already by many Venezuelans.
Source: ABC News
- 21:12 | In the world Stuart Hall jailed for 15 months for sex assaults
The disgraced former BBC presenter Stuart Hall has been jailed for 15 months for a 20-year reign of sexual abuse against young girls.
Source: The Telegraph
- 21:05 | In the world Protests to give new turn to Egypt revolution
Millions more are ready to defend Egypt's first freely elected leader.
- 21:00 | In the world Turkish government says it may use army to end protests
The government would use "all its powers" and the armed forces if necessary, Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said on state-run television.
- 19:59 | Armenia FIDE Women’s Grand Prix was held in Dilijan
FIDE Women’s Grand Prix is going to be held in Dilijan, on June 16-28, 2013.
Source: Armenian Chess Federation reports
- 19:55 | Armenia 6th Memorial of Olympic Champion Karen Asrian was held in Jermuk
The 6th Memorial of Olympic Champion Karen Asrian was held on 16th June in Jermuk, Armenia.
Source: Armenian Chess Federation
- 19:53 | Armenia Tigran L. Petrosian has scored 5 points out of 7
Tigran L. Petrosian has scored 5 points out of 7 at the 2nd Grand Europe Open that is being held in the Golden Sands Resort, Bulgaria.
Source: Armenian Chess Federation
- 19:48 | Region Bako Sahakyan meets Arman Mkrtoumyan
On 17 June Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received the delegation of the Republic of Armenia Court of Appeals headed by the chairman Arman Mkrtoumyan.
Source: NKR president's press office
- 19:44 | Armenia Bako Sahakyan sent congratulatory address to newly elected President of Iran
On 17 June President Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory address to the newly elected President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rohani.
Source: NKR President's press office
- 19:38 | Region Disposition of newly elected president of Iran on Syrian crises
The Syrian conflict should be resolved by the participation of Syrian people.
- 16:37 | Armenia Ishkhan Zakaryan refuses to answer any questions
The head of the Control Chamber Ishkhan Zakaryan refuses to answer the questions of the journalists.
- 16:27 | In the world World leaders are gathering in Northern Ireland for a G8 summit
World leaders are gathering in Northern Ireland for a G8 summit set to be dominated by the conflict in Syria.
- 14:27 | In the world British man survives a fall from the 15th floor in New Zealand
A British man has survived a fall from the 15th floor of a building in New Zealand, local media report.
- 14:14 | Armenia With Orange, only good surprises: Orange offers 65 AMD/min rate in several countries for incoming calls in roaming
Starting from June 15 and until September 15, Orange offers 65 AMD/min rate for incoming calls when roaming in Georgia, Italy, France, Spain and Turkey. In these countries, Orange Zone special tariff – 250 AMD – is applied for other roaming services such as outgoing calls, SMS and GPRS.
- 13:57 | Region New earthquake recorded in Tavush region
Today in the early morning at 05:08 released a notice that on June 17 at 04:48am in the region of Azerbaijan – Georgia borderline an earthquake with 3.5 magnitudes has been recorded.
- 12:50 | Armenia RA FM is to visit Spain
Today, the RA Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian is to visit Spain at the invitation of foreign minister of Spain, José Manuel García-Margallo.
Source: MFA press service
- 12:39 | Armenia UWC Diijan will be a world class school
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Manfred Schepers said that Dilijan International School (DIS) “will be a world class school”.
- 12:37 | Armenia Weather in Armenia on June 17
Transitory rains and thunderstorm is possible after midday and evening in the Northern part of Armenia and Ararat valley on the 17th of June.
- 12:30 | Armenia Serzh Sargsyan sent a congratulatory message to Hassan Rouhani
President Serzh Sargsyan sent a congratulatory message to Hassan Rouhani on his victory in the June 14, 2013 elections and his election to the high and responsible position of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Source: RA president's press office
- 16:26 | In the world Five soldiers have been killed in clashes in Benghazi
Five soldiers have been killed in clashes between Libyan special forces and armed protesters in the eastern city of Benghazi.
- 16:14 | Armenia Armenian Chess Players in Golden Sands
GM Tigran L. Petrosian and 15-year-old David Paravyan have scored 4 points each out of 5 at the 2nd Grand Europe Open that is being held in the Golden Sands Resort.
Source: rmenian Chess Federation
- 16:11 | In the world White House will use G8 summit to intervene in Syria
The White House will use next week's G8 summit to seek international support for further intervention in Syria that may go beyond the limited military assistance announced on Thursday night, in an attempt to force the Assad regime and its Russian allies into meaningful peace talks.
- 16:02 | In the world Bomb kills 11 in Pakistan
A bomb tore through a bus of female university students in southwestern Pakistan Saturday, killing 11, officials said. As family and friends gathered at the hospital another blast went off, followed by a flurry of bullets that sent bystanders running for cover.
- 15:58 | In the world Woman was beaten to death in Aligarh
A woman was beaten to death after a row with neighbours over her daughter's western clothing turned into a riot, the tydicea.news reports.
- 15:32 | Armenia Armenian trilateral delegation leaves for Geneva
The trilateral delegation headed by Artem Asatryan, Minister of Labor and Social Issues will attend the 102nd session of the International Labor Conference which is to be held on 17-18 June.
Source: Ministry of Labor and Social Issues
- 14:38 | Region Preliminary results of presidential elections in Iran ready: Hassan Rohani is leading
The preliminary results of the presidential elections in Iran have been published by the Ministry of Interior Affairs of Iran. The results have been received from several states.
- 14:15 | Armenia Asbarez: Ancestors of Prince William are Armenians
DNA test showed that the Ancestors of Prince William have been Armenians and Indians.
- 12:14 | Armenia Agricultural products market at Yerevan’s center
Fair of agricultural products is being organized in Aram street, next the Malibu café for the second time.
- 11:25 | Armenia New candidate for position of Syunik governor
“Chorrord Ishkhanutyun” paper has touched upon the issue of resignation of Surik Khachatryan, Syunik’s governor, as well as acting governor Ara Dolunts.
Source: Chorrord Ishkhanutyun
- 10:32 | In the world Hassan Rohani may take victory in presidential election in Iran
Moderate Iranian cleric Hassan Rohani looked to be heading towards an outright victory over his conservative rivals in the presidential election, initial results showed on Saturday.
- 10:18 | In the world Venezuelan authorities end house arrest of judge
The Venezuelan authorities have ended the house arrest of a judge held on corruption charges since 2009.
- 09:37 | In the world Facebook and Microsoft reveal data requests
Facebook says US requests related to 18,000 to 19,000 user accounts and covered criminal and national security issues.
- 09:06 | Armenia Weather in Armenia on 15th of June will be hot and sunny
It will be mostly sunny on the 14th and 15th of June almost in the whole territory.
- 22:30 | Region Turkey government freezes Gezi Park project
Turkey's government has agreed to suspend redevelopment plans for a park in Istanbul until a court rules on the issue.
- 22:15 | In the world Manuel Pellegrini has been appointed Manchester City boss on a three-year deal
The club today announced the Chilean, 59, will take over from Roberto Mancini at the Etihad Stadium after leaving Malaga.
Source: The Sun
- 22:06 | In the world Erdoğan offers to suspend Gezi Park redevelopment pending court case
In what appeared to be a calculated political move to step back from the violent confrontations that have left five dead and more than 5,000 injured since protests erupted in Turkey.
Source: The Guardian
- 22:00 | In the world Syria says United States lying on chemical weapons use
"The White House...relied on fabricated information in order to hold the Syrian government responsible for using these weapons, despite a series of statements that confirmed that terrorist groups in Syria have chemical weapons.”
Source: The Times of India
- 21:47 | In the world First georgian wine shipment reaches Russia after 7-year ban
The Dugladze winery delivered 30 bottles on Friday and will send another 150,000 bottles to commercial distributors throughout Russia next week.
- 21:40 | In the world Too much for the Irish?
Rihanna's topless image is covered up on billboards across Dublin.
Source: The Daily Mail
- 21:32 | In the world Russia hits back at U.S. over Syria
A senior Kremlin official said Moscow is "not yet" discussing the delivery of the advanced air-defense system in the wake of the U.S. decision.
Source: The Wall Street Journal
12:50 17/06/2013 » Politics
12:37 17/06/2013 » Society
12:27 17/06/2013 » Politics
20:00 17/06/2013 » Sport
FIDE Women’s Grand Prix was held in Dilijan, on June 16-28, 2013. The participants of the tournament are World Woman Champion Anna Ushenina (Ukraine), Humpy Koneru, Harika Dronavalli (India), Anna Muzychuk (Slovenia), Nana Dzagnidze, Bela Khotenashvili (Georgia), Antoaneta Stefanova (Bulgaria), Tatiana Kosintseva, Olga Girya (Russia), Viktorija Cmilyte (Lithuania), Elina Danielian (Armenia), Tuvshintugs Batchimeg (Mongolia).
19:58 17/06/2013 » Sport
The 6th Memorial of Olympic Champion Karen Asrian was held on 16th June in Jermuk, Armenia. 55 chess players among which are GMs Evgeny Postny (Israel), Alexandr Fier (Brazil), David Arutinian (Georgia), Hrant Melkumyan, Zaven Andriasian, Robert Hovhannisyan, Samvel Ter-Sahakyan, Hovhannes Gabuzyan, Tigran Kotanjian, Artashes Minasian, Hovik Hayrapetyan, Levon Babujian, Artur Chibukhcian, WGM Lilit Mkrtchian (Armenia) are participating at the tournament.
19:53 17/06/2013 » Sport
Tigran L. Petrosian has scored 5 points out of 7 at the 2nd Grand Europe Open that is being held in the Golden Sands Resort, Bulgaria. He is one point behind the leaders – GMs Zbynek Hracek (Czhech Republic), Vladimir Georgiev (Macedonia) and Nils Grandelius (Sweden). Avetik Grigoryan, Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian, Valentin Panbukchian, David Paravyan have 4 points each, Armenian Chess Federation reports.
19:48 17/06/2013 » Society
On 17 June Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received the delegation of the Republic of Armenia Court of Appeals headed by the chairman Arman Mkrtoumyan. Issues related to the cooperation between the two Armenian states in the judicial and legal fields were discussed during the meeting. Both sides noted the necessity of further expanding and deepening mutual ties and the existence of all the appropriate conditions for that. NKR Supreme Court Chairwoman Narine Narimanyan and ...
19:46 17/06/2013 » Politics
On 17 June President Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory address to the newly elected President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rohani. The address runs as follows: "On behalf of the Nagorno Karabagh Republic, its people, authorities and personally myself I cordially congratulate You on the persuasive victory gained in the presidential elections. I am confident that Your experience and knowledge will definitely contribute to the efficient solution of problems the ...
19:37 17/06/2013 » Politics
“The Syrian conflict should be resolved by the participation of Syrian people,” said during his first press conference IRI newly elected President Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian MEHR news agency reported. To the question what the disposition of the newly elected president is about the Syrian issue, Hassan Rohani answered, “It is the duty of the Syrian people to solve the Syrian conflict. It is the Syrian people who have to make up his final decision. We surely are ...
16:37 17/06/2013 » Politics
The head of the Control Chamber Ishkhan Zakaryan refuses to answer the questions of the journalists. “I will answer all your questions during my final speech,” stated the head of the Control Chamber Ishkhan Zakaryan refusing to answer our questions.
16:26 17/06/2013 » Politics
World leaders are gathering in Northern Ireland for a G8 summit set to be dominated by the conflict in Syria, the BBC reports. UK Prime Minister David Cameron said he hoped the G8 nations would focus on "common ground" on the issue of bringing peace to Syria. But Russia, Syria's key ally, opposes US plans to arm the rebels - something leader Vladimir Putin made clear after talks with Mr Cameron on Sunday. The two-day summit is also expected to focus on global ...
14:27 17/06/2013 » Society
A British man has survived a fall from the 15th floor of a building in New Zealand, local media report. Tom Stilwell fell from his neighbour's balcony in his apartment block in Auckland at 02:00 local time on Sunday (14:00 GMT on Saturday), reports said. According to the BBC, he was trying to lower himself onto his balcony, which was directly below his neighbour's, when he fell, police said. His friends said that he had bone fractures and internal injuries, but was ...
14:14 17/06/2013 » Society
Starting from June 15 and until September 15, Orange offers 65 AMD/min rate for incoming calls when roaming in Georgia, Italy, France, Spain and Turkey. In these countries, Orange Zone special tariff – 250 AMD – is applied for other roaming services such as outgoing calls, SMS and GPRS. In order to benefit from these tariffs, customers just need to join the network of Orange partner operators, which are: Geocell in Georgia, Wind in Italy, Orange in France and Spain and Turkcell ...
13:56 17/06/2013 » Society
Today in the early morning at 05:08 released a notice that on June 17 at 04:48am in the region of Azerbaijan – Georgia borderline an earthquake with 3.5 magnitudes has been recorded. In the epicenter the strength of the earthquake was 4-5 balls. Hypocenter was at depth of 10km. According to preliminary information the earthquake was felt in the eastern region of Tavush region.
12:50 17/06/2013 » Politics
Today, the RA Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian is to visit Spain at the invitation of foreign minister of Spain, José Manuel García-Margallo, the MFA press service reports. The two will hold talks on the same day. In the frameworks of the visit the Minister Nalbandian will hold meetings with at the Spanish Parliament and will give speech at the Madrid’s Political Club Center.
12:39 17/06/2013 » Society
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Manfred Schepers said that Dilijan International School (DIS) “will be a world class school”. In May 2013 Manfred Schepers joined the DIS Board. “Through my role as Vice President at the EBRD and my role as a Member of the UWC International Board and Council, I have been very supportive of the initiative to establish a leading international school in Dilijan, ...
12:37 17/06/2013 » Society
Transitory rains and thunderstorm is possible after midday and evening in the Northern part of Armenia and Ararat valley on the 17th of June. Heavy shower possible in Shirak and Aragatsotn mounts, hail is possible in spots. Wind up to 20mps possible yet. In the Southern part and Tatev it is sunny and hot, no precipitation is expected, nice weather for picnic. The air temperature will go down by 2-4 degrees in separate regions. On the 17th of June it will be mostly ...
12:27 17/06/2013 » Politics
President Serzh Sargsyan sent a congratulatory message to Hassan Rouhani on his victory in the June 14, 2013 elections and his election to the high and responsible position of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the president's press office reads. “I am confident that the traditional friendship and high-level political dialogue between the Republic of Armenia and the Islamic Republic of Iran will continue their upward development, registering new success for the ...
16:24 15/06/2013 » Society
According to the BBC, five soldiers have been killed in clashes between Libyan special forces and armed protesters in the eastern city of Benghazi, officials say. It is not clear who the protesters were and if any had been killed. "The clashes lasted from 02:00 (00:00 GMT) until 06:00 but are over now," Col Mohammed Sharif, of the special forces in Benghazi, told Reuters news agency. Benghazi was the centre of the uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi's regime in ...
16:14 15/06/2013 » Sport
GM Tigran L. Petrosian and 15-year-old David Paravyan have scored 4 points each out of 5 at the 2nd Grand Europe Open that is being held in the Golden Sands Resort, Bulgaria. They are one point behind the leaders – GMs Zbynek Hracek (Czhech Republic) and Vladislav Nevednichy (Romania). GM Avetik Grigoryan has 3,5 points, the Armenian Chess Federation report.
16:11 15/06/2013 » Politics
The White House will use next week's G8 summit to seek international support for further intervention in Syria that may go beyond the limited military assistance announced on Thursday night, in an attempt to force the Assad regime and its Russian allies into meaningful peace talks, the Guardian reports. Discussions are under way between the US and key foreign allies over a range of options, including a no-fly zone, and are likely to come to a head during the G8, when Obama is also ...
16:01 15/06/2013 » Society
A bomb tore through a bus of female university students in southwestern Pakistan Saturday, killing 11, officials said. As family and friends gathered at the hospital another blast went off, followed by a flurry of bullets that sent bystanders running for cover, the ABC reports. The violence in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan, came hours after militants destroyed a historic house elsewhere in the province that at one time was used by the country's founder. No one claimed ...
15:57 15/06/2013 » Society
A woman was beaten to death after a row with neighbours over her daughter's western clothing turned into a riot, the tydicea.news reports. Keshmal Dubey, 55, was killed after a long-running dispute over her daughter Gunjan's choice of jeans over traditional Indian clothing descended into mob violence in the city of Aligarh, 90 miles from New Delhi. Several people were injured in the trouble which started after a neighbour, named Pulwati, repeatedly criticised the 20-year-old ...
15:38 15/06/2013 » Health
For a long time people have been trying to understand the causes of chronic diseases and whether there is a real way of eliminating them. Thus people have tried Western and Eastern medicines, folk means and even spiritual healing. Unfortunately, however, all modern mainstream and alternative therapies turn out to be powerless in beating chronic diseases. So is there any way to get rid of internal chronic diseases? Dr. Simon Allen, from the UK, has discovered a remarkable insight into ...