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19:00 19/08/2017
Barcelona attack: New manhunt for suspected driver

The driver in Thursday's van attack that killed 13 people in a tourist area of Barcelona may still be alive and on the run, Spanish police say.

18:28 19/08/2017
Spain attacks: Jared Tucker named as American victim on delayed honeymoon in Barcelona

'Pray for Jared and his family, pray for Barcelona, but most importantly pray that we can some day rid ourselves of the hate that takes our loved ones before their time,' family say.
Source: Independent

18:06 19/08/2017
South Africa grants Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

Wife of Zimbabwean president will be allowed to leave South Africa despite case involving Gabriella Engels, who says Mugabe whipped her with a cable.

17:45 19/08/2017
Bayern Munich get help from VAR to see off Leverkusen in Bundesliga opener

Bayern led 2-0 at half-time through goals from the debutants Niklas Süle and Corentin Tolisso, before torrential rain delayed the start of the second half.

17:24 19/08/2017
17:00 19/08/2017
Liu Xiabo's widow Liu Xia makes first appearance since funeral

In the short video, she said she needed more time to mourn. Friends say they have not been able to reach her.

16:38 19/08/2017
Rhino swept from Nepal to India by flooding rescued

The young female rhino was found 42km (26 miles) from the Chitwan National Park in the Indian village of Bagah.

15:43 19/08/2017
The real Dragonstone! Tourists flock to a Spanish islet with a 240-step footbridge that's used as a key Game of Thrones filming location

Dragonstone Island sets the scene of the first episode of series seven, and is the location from which character-favourite Daenerys Targaryen has been plotting war against her enemies.

15:27 19/08/2017
Maritime archaeologists said Friday they have begun excavating the wreck of a Dutch ship

that sank off the English coast in 1740, recovering leather shoes, silver and the bones of its lost crew.

14:44 19/08/2017
Reliable perching makes fixed-wing UAVs much more useful

With a very few rather bizarre exceptions, any aircraft that try to offer the best of both worlds end up relatively complicated, inefficient, and expensive.

14:26 19/08/2017
Elisabeth Moss defends Scientology after fan compares it to Gilead

Actor, who was raised a Scientologist, denies that the movement is similar to the fictional regime in The Handmaid’s Tale.

13:37 19/08/2017
India's Infosys approves up to $2 billion buyback of shares

The board of Bengaluru-headquartered Infosys approved the repurchase of 113 million shares at 1,150 rupees apiece, the company said in a stock exchange filing, returning cash to investors at a substantial premium to Friday's closing price of 923.25 rupees.

13:00 19/08/2017
Annatomix, a self-taught painter from Birmingham UK, creates geometric, origami-inspired animals on everyday materials of all sizes

Bumblebees and rabbits take shape on small surfaces like discarded paper bags and wood scraps, while foxes and peregrine falcons scale the sides of buildings.

12:43 19/08/2017
Roman Polanski: judge rejects request from victim to dismiss rape case

Ruling follows first appearance in the case by Samantha Geimer, who was 13 years old when the director sexually assaulted her in Los Angeles in 1977.

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18:51
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18:07
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17:17
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16:33
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14:52
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14:26
Azerbaijani forces fire over 3300 shots towards Armenian positions over past week
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14:07
Fallen hero Adam Sahakyan would turn 21 today
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12:35
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11:53
Hollywood actor John Malkovich to visit Armenia
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11:32
Armenia’s Levon Aronian wins Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz
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19:35
Erdogan tells Turks in Germany to vote against Merkel
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19:00
Syria: Armenian family that fled Raqqa describe years of living under IS
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18:24
President holds meeting to discuss preparations for Sixth Armenia-Diaspora Forum and establishment of Pan-Armenian Council
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17:47
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16:59
Police arrest fourth person over Catalonia attacks
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16:54
Wine, brandy production volumes increase in Armenia
“The volumes of wine production have increased by 30% in Armenia, with the brandy production seeing a 61% rise,” Chairman of the...
16:04
Georgia asks Ukraine to extradite ex-president Saakashvili
The Georgian Prosecutor’s Office has sent a formal request to the law enforcement agencies in some countries, including Ukraine, for the...
15:30
Catholicos of All Armenians sends condolences to King of Spain over Barcelona attack
On August 18, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, sent a letter of condolence to the King of Spain...
15:14
“I do not know what comes next” – Armenians in Barcelona worried following deadly attack
“The traffic is currently stopped at the center of Barcelona,” an Armenian citizen living in Barcelona for many years, told...
14:25
Armenian church in Turkey to be restored, turned into cultural center
The Armenian church in Akşehir town of Turkey's Konya Province will be restored. After its restoration, the church will become a...
13:47
President Sargsyan offers condolences to King of Spain over Barcelona terror attack
President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan sent a letter of condolences to King Felipe VI of Spain on the terrorist attack in Barcelona that claimed...
13:38
Many tourists visit Armenia to take part in barbecue fest, tourism committee official says
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12:41
Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is among Russian foreign policy priorities – Zakharova
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12:17
Smoking spots detected at Khosrov Forest State Reserve
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11:31
Barcelona attack: 13 killed as van rams crowds in Las Ramblas
Thirteen people died and dozens were injured when a van ploughed into crowds in Barcelona's famous Las Ramblas area, Catalan police and...
19:00
Weather update: Temperatures to gradually rise in Armenia
On 18-22 August, no precipitation is predicted in the territory of Armenia, according to a report by the Hydro-Meteorological Service of...
18:41
Reports on Azeri shelling of Armenia’s bordering villages submitted to international structures
The Armenian Human Rights Defender’s Office has summed up all the information obtained during the fact-finding mission on the Azerbaijani...
18:13
Wild animals and birds of Khosrov Forest State Reserve resettled in safe places
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17:27
Armenia’s minister of sport and youth affairs briefs President Sargsyan on ministry-implemented activities
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