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Gunman attacks Turkey journalist Can Dundar outside court

A gunman has opened fire at Turkish journalist Can Dundar, who is standing trial in Istanbul on charges of revealing state secrets, the BBC reports. The assailant fired at least three shots outside the court, eyewitnesses said...

N Korea congress: Kim Jong-un praises nuclear tests

Tert.amWorld9 hours ago

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has opened a rare party congress by praising his country's nuclear achievements, the BBC reports. Appearing before thousands of delegates, he said: "Unprecedented results have been...

No turning back from presidential system, says Erdoğan

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stressed that there is no turning back from a presidential system in his address during a mass opening ceremony, a day after Prime Minister Davutoğlu announced he would leave his post...

Armenian National Congress vice-chairman, US ambassador to Armenia meet in Yerevan

Tert.amArmenia9 hours ago

Vice-Chairman of the Armenian National Congress (ANC) party Levon Zurabyan had a meeting on Friday with US Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills. The sides discussed issues related to the drafting of Armenia’s new election law and...

UNESCO is not political battlefield - Armenian minister of culture

Tert.amArmenia11 hours ago

Below is a statement by Mrs Hasmik Poghosyan, Minister of Culture of Armenia. While getting acquainted with the recent statement by the Minister of Culture of Azerbaijan, it becomes clear that our neighboring country is once...

Turkey's Erdogan lashes out at EU on terror laws, says 'We will go our way'

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the European Union on Friday, castigating it for telling Ankara to change its terror laws to meet a visa deal, even as Turkey was under threat from attacks. "We will go our way...

Yazidi women leave behind lives, family to fight IS

Tert.amWorld11 hours ago

When IS swept into the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar in 2014, a few young Yazidi women took up arms against the militants attacking women and girls from their community. “They took eight of my neighbors and I saw they were...

Toshiba appoints new boss after accounting scandal

Tert.amBusiness11 hours ago

Technology giant Toshiba has nominated the former head of its medical equipment division Satoshi Tsunakawa, as its new chief executive, the BBC reports. Last year an accounting scandal led to the resignation of Toshiba's...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to miss Euro-2016

Tert.amArmsport.am11 hours ago

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has suffered another knee injury that rules him out of contention for Roy Hodgson’s Euro 2016 England squad. Arsène Wenger confirmed the 22-year-old had “no chance” of being fit having suffered a new...

New day spa to open in Australia for babies (photos)

Tert.amLifestyle12 hours ago

An exclusive new day spa is set to open in Australia - and it's just for pint sized clients, the Daily Mail reports. Australia's first Baby Spa, which is due to open in Perth on Monday, allows babies as young as two...

20 confrontations between Davutoğlu and Erdoğan during 20 months of prime ministry

Outgoing Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu began his political career as a diplomatic adviser 14 years ago. He rose to the Foreign Ministry and ultimately to the Prime Ministry with the Justice and Development Party (AKP)...

Two rockets fired from Syria-hit Turkish town

Two rockets fired from Syrian territory hit the southeastern border province of Kilis on May 6. The rockets hit a central neighborhood at around 12:30 p.m. One of the rockets hit the roof of a house while the other hit the...

Alden Ehrenreich to play young Han Solo in upcoming ‘Star Wars’

Tert.amCulture12 hours ago

Lucasfilm has a good feeling about this casting. Actor Alden Ehrenreich has landed the coveted role of young Han Solo in a stand-alone “Star Wars” film, Deadline reported Thursday — a day after Star Wars day, May 4, BNY Daily...

Negotiations only way to reach Karabakh breakthrough – Russian official

Tert.amWorld13 hours ago

Moscow reaffirms its support to the negotiations between Armenia and Azerbaijan over settling the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the news agency TASS reports, citing a foreign ministry representative. “We have repeatedly stated that...

Nagorno-Karabakh recognition not on Armenia’s current political agenda – debate

Tert.amArmenia13 hours ago

The Armenian Government’s approach to the recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh is in line with President Serzh Sargsyan’s idea that the decisive moment will arrive “when necessary”, says a parliament member.   At a news conference...