April 2017

The Economist on ‘The Promise’ purpose & box office performance

The Economist on ‘The Promise’ purpose & box office performance

“The Promise” doesn’t seek to break ground: it was created in order to shine light on an oft-ignored historical event, and even with mediocre reviews and middling boxoffice figures it is achieving that aim. One day, if the history of the Armenian genocide is officially re-written, “The Promise” will have played a part”, the Economist said.

Situation on the frontline

Situation on the frontline

On April 26 and overnight April 27 the Azerbaijani forces violated the ceasefire regime 45 times by firing more than 350 shots from various caliber small arms at the Armenian positions in the Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact.

How to lose weight with the banana diet

How to lose weight with the banana diet

If you like bananas we are going to teach you how to lose weight with the banana diet an unusual diet we have to say. This diet was developed in Japan and has become very popular over the last couple of years. This diet is awesome because you can eat as much as you want and lose weight at the same time.

Sarkozy says will vote for Macron in French election

Sarkozy says will vote for Macron in French election

Sarkozy said in a message on social networks he was doing so because the alternative in the May 7 run-off was Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right National Front, and that his vote for Macron was not en endorsement of the centrist contender’s program.

Putin and Merkel to meet in Sochi on May 2

Putin and Merkel to meet in Sochi on May 2

“I can confirm it,” Peskov told reporters. During a meeting with ministerpresident of Bavaria Horst Seehofer on March 16, Putin said he expects the meeting with Germany’s Chancellor on May 2.

Desire of Turks to destroy us didn’t fade: Areg Galstyan

Desire of Turks to destroy us didn’t fade: Areg Galstyan

“Did we calculate what implications will be recorded, if e.g. anything changes in Russia after 2018 elections or currently rapprochement between CSTO member Kazakhstan and Turkey is recorded? When I say we should develop a strategy to avoid second April 24, it means we should have a clear view what goes on in the world and how we should reply to that.”

US President appoints new Secret Service boss

US President appoints new Secret Service boss

He comes to the Secret Service after serving in several roles with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, most recently being appointed acting deputy commissioner on Jan. 20, the day President Trump took office.

Turkey won’t recognize PACE decision: Erdogan

Turkey won’t recognize PACE decision: Erdogan

Erdogan also criticized the countries which urge to suspend the negotiations over Turkey’s membership to the EU. “As long as Europe remains honest, Turkey will be faithful to the negotiations process and unlike the EU it won’t shut the door on anyone’s face,” he said.

I’m not Europe’s opponent: Le Pen

I’m not Europe’s opponent: Le Pen

“I am not Europe’s opponent. I’d like to state this clearly. I feel European, well of course first of all French, but also European,” Le Pen told TF1, who has passed to the second round of the election.

Czech Parliament recognized the Armenian Genocide with 104 votes

Czech Parliament recognized the Armenian Genocide with 104 votes

“The Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic condemns the crimes against humanity carried out by the Nazis during the Second World War on the Jewish, Roma and Slavic populations in the controlled territories, the genocide of Armenians and other national and religious minorities in the Ottoman Empire during World War I,” reads the resolution, which passed with 104 votes.

19 year-old serviceman killed in Artsakh

19 year-old serviceman killed in Artsakh

“The Defense Ministry of the Republic of Artsakh shares the grief of the loss and expresses solidarity with the family members, relatives and peer serviceman of the killed soldier,” reads the statement issued by the Defense Army.

Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attacks

Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attacks

The Kurdish militants used IEDs in Sirnak, which resulted in two Turkish soldiers being fatally wounded. In Kars, a hidden mine exploded killing another two soldiers, and wounding three.

EU provides 116 million Euros to Yemen

EU provides 116 million Euros to Yemen

The EU is committed to supporting the Yemeni people and we encourage the international community to step up its collective humanitarian response. Our additional funding will help humanitarian agencies in the country that operate under extremely difficult circumstances to continue delivering lifesaving aid to those in need.

Hrachya Harutyunyan to be extradited from Russia

Hrachya Harutyunyan to be extradited from Russia

“Armenian authorities and the justice ministry had made efforts for the convict’s transfer and currently the obstacle of financial obligations in transferring Hrachya Harutyunyan to Armenia is eliminated,” Kocharyan said.

Obama to net USD 400 thousand for Wall Street speech

Obama to net USD 400 thousand for Wall Street speech

Former President Barack Obama has agreed to speak at a Wall Street conference for $400,000, according to a new report. Obama will appear at Cantor Fitzgerald LP’s healthcare conference in September, Fox Business Network first reported.

Ronda Rousey pays homage to Armenian Genocide victims in LA

Ronda Rousey pays homage to Armenian Genocide victims in LA

American MMA exworld champion and actress Ronda Rousey participated in the Armenian Genocide commemoration march in Los Angeles. “1.5 million men, women and children were murdered by Turkey. I couldn’t have more respect for the Armenian people demanding recognition year after year.

Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader

Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that she is stepping aside as leader of her National Front (FN) party. The move comes just a day after she reached the second round of the French election, where she will face centrist Emmanuel Macron, BBC reports.

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