Armenian-related news from the PanArmenian Network.
Sun, 19 May 2013 14:14:24 GMT Brad Pitt’s “World War Z” to open Moscow Film Fest The fest will feature retrospectives of films by Bernardo Bertolucci and Costa Gavras, as well as a program devoted to Dutch cinema. Read Article Sun, 19 May 2013 14:11:17 GMT Wrekin Hill picks up John Malkovich’s “Siberian Education” Based on the novel by Nicolai Lilin, the film is set in the ghetto of Soviet Russia and follows 2 boys who are members of a gang of exiled Siberians. Read Article Sun, 19 May 2013 14:03:27 GMT Germans blame Merkel’s stance in eurozone crisis for Eurovision debacle Chancellor Angela Merkel is loathed in parts of Europe for her insisting on painful austerity measures in Greece, Spain and Italy. Read Article Sun, 19 May 2013 13:58:50 GMT China’s PM visits India to settle boundary row, boost ties China says Li Keqiang choice of India for his first trip abroad shows the importance Beijing attaches to improving relations with New Delhi. Read Article Sun, 19 May 2013 13:52:30 GMT Tunisian police clash with Islamists over rally ban The government last week said it had barred the Salafist movement Ansar al-Sharia from holding its annual congress in Kairouan. Read Article Sun, 19 May 2013 13:45:19 GMT EU says concerned over human rights record in Russia The European Union said it would closely watch developments affecting non-governmental organizations in Russia. Read Article Sun, 19 May 2013 12:28:11 GMT John Lennon’s guitar auctioned for $408,000 The custom-made instrument, built in 1966 by the VOX company, was bought by an unidentified U.S. buyer in New York. Read Article Sun, 19 May 2013 12:22:51 GMT Egyptian police block border crossing with Israel amid kidnapping anger Egyptian police was enraged by the kidnapping of seven of their colleagues by Islamist gunmen in the Sinai Peninsula. Read Article Sun, 19 May 2013 12:16:25 GMT Syrian forces storming rebel stronghold of Qusair Opposition groups say militants from the Lebanese Hezbollah movement are fighting alongside government forces. Read Article Sun, 19 May 2013 12:09:36 GMT Benicio del Toro’s “Jimmy P” debuts in Cannes main competition The film is telling of the relationship between a troubled native American vet and his equally idiosyncratic therapist. Read Article