Session of the National Assembly

Author Lilian Galstyan

16:11 10/09/2019

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The Prohibition of e-cigarettes Ordinance, 2019, was recently examined by a Group of Ministers (GoM) following directions from the Prime Minister’s Office.

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19-year-old Håland scores hat-trick on Champions League debut

The 19-year-old's heroics helped Salzburg thrash Belgian side Genk 6-2 in their group-stage opener and sees his electrifying start to the new season continue.

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SpaceX испытала аварийные системы Crew Dragon

Компания испытала системы аварийного спасения, предназначенные для отведения корабля от опасного носителя.

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Irish businessman abducted and assaulted in 'horrific attack'

Kevin Lunney runs firms formerly owned by Seán Quinn, who racked up €2bn debt in gamble on Anglo Irish Bank.

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US attack on WHO 'hindering morphine drive in poor countries'

Claims have hurt efforts to help people around world in acute pain, say palliative care experts.

16:16 World
Fernando Ricksen, former Rangers and Netherlands footballer, dies aged 43

Ricksen, who won 12 caps and was signed by Rangers from AZ Alkmaar for £3.75m, raised awareness of motor neurone disease and funds to tackle it through the Fernando Ricksen Foundation.

15:45 World
WW2 hero, 96, marries man, 50, after hiding true sexuality for his entire life

George Montague, 96, who lives in Brighton, aims to be the "oldest gay man" in the UK after being married to a woman for more than 20 years and having three kids.

15:01 World
Saudi Arabia promises concrete proof Iran behind oil attack

Yemen’s Houthi movement, an ally of Iran battling a Western-backed, Saudi-led coalition for more than four years, has claimed responsibility and said it used drones to assault state oil company Aramco’s sites.

14:44 World
Israel's Netanyahu teetering in close election race

The ballot’s wildcard, former Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, emerged as a likely kingmaker as head of the far-right Yisrael Beitenu party.

14:26 World
The Valley of the King is located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Luxor, and is known to contain 63 tombs, including Ramses II, Ramses III and Pharaoh Seti

The most famous of the bunch though, KV62, belonged to the young Pharaoh Tutankhamun and was not excavated until 1922 by Howard Carter, under Lord Carnarvon.

13:28 World
Arrests following cannabis operation in Tasman District

Tasman Police have arrested two men and seized assets worth approximately $5 million dollars following a major operation in the district.

12:43 World
Liverpool stunned by Napoli late goals in the Champions League

Dries Mertens' penalty and Fernando Llorente's late goal following an uncharacteristic Virgil van Dijk error consigned the Reds to a fourth successive defeat on the road in the Champions League group stages.

12:29 World
Ukraine's former national bank chief fears for life after arson attack

Valeria Gontareva was also injured last month when she was knocked down by a car in London, where she now lives.

10:27 World
Costly Saudi defenses prove no match for drones, cruise missiles

Saturday’s assault on Saudi oil facilities that halved production has exposed how ill-prepared the Gulf state is to defend itself despite repeated attacks on vital assets during its four-and-a-half year foray into the war in neighboring Yemen.

10:00 World
Saudi Arabia oil supply returns to pre-attack levels, says energy minister

Prince Abdulaziz added that Saudi Arabia will maintain full oil supply to its customers this month, while oil production capacity will rebound to 11 million barrels per day (bpd) by the end of September.

19:00 World
WeWork delays IPO after frosty investor response

The company has been under pressure to proceed with the stock market flotation to secure funding for its operations.

18:16 NKR
Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received rector of the National Polytechnic University of Armenia Vostanik Maroukhyan

Issues related to the implementation of a range of programs in Artsakh were on the discussion agenda.
The President underscored the involvement of the National Polytechnic University of Armenia in the development of Artsakh’s social and economic life adding that numerous programs have been brought to life in the country with direct participation of the university.
Source: Central information department of the office of the Artsakh Republic President

17:00 NKR
Artsakh Republic President B. Sahakyan received a group of representatives of the republic’s physical culture and sports sphere

The President conferred an honorary title of the NKR Honored Worker of Physical Culture on two individuals for their input in the development of physical culture and sports. Artsakh Republic minister of education, science and sports Narine Aghabalyan and other officials partook at the meeting.
Source: Central information department of the office of the Artsakh Republic President

16:38 World
Zimbabwe doctors protest at 'abduction' of union leader

Peter Magombeyi had organised a series of strikes over poor pay and working conditions in recent weeks.

16:16 World
Vandals spray paint swastika, deface graves of fallen WWII soldiers in Netherlands

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) the vandals targeted the Mierlo War Cemetery in the southern region of Noord-Brabant, which is the final resting place for 658 soldiers who fought in the Second World War.

15:45 World
Solid gold toilet worth $1M named 'America' stolen from Winston Churchill's birthplace

Police say a 66-year old man was arrested in connection with the theft, however, the 18-karat-gold toilet titled "America" remains missing. Milne said he believes the thieves used at least two vehicles to make off with the golden score.

15:01 World
Apple says $14 billion EU tax order 'defies reality and common sense'

Apple’s arguments at the General Court, Europe’s second-highest, came after the EU executive in 2016 said the tech giant benefited from illegal state aid due to two Irish tax rulings which artificially reduced its tax burden for over two decades.

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Blast kills 24 at Afghan election rally, aide says president unhurt

Ghani had been due to address the rally in Charikar, capital of Parwan province, north of Kabul, when the suspected militant attack occurred.

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Game of Thrones and Chernobyl propel HBO to top of 2019 creative arts Emmys Sunday night show

Thrones tops all with 10, Chernobyl scores 7; Cherry Jones, Luke Kirby, Jane Lynch and Bradley Whitford are outstanding guest performers; State of the Union sweeps short-form categories.

13:00 World
Stand up to Beijing, Hong Kong singer tells U.S. lawmakers, companies

The Chinese territory has been rocked by more than three months of sometimes violent clashes, with demonstrators angry about what they see as creeping interference by Beijing in Hong Kong’s affairs, despite a promise of autonomy.

12:29 World
Elon Musk says 'pedo guy' tweet was not accusation

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12:02 World
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Lily Mae Avant, 10, swam in the Brazos River and Lake Whitney near Waco over Labor Day weekend, CNN affiliate KWTX reported.

11:38 World
Most massive neutron star ever detected strains the limits of physics

Neutron stars are the smallest in the universe, with a diameter comparable to the size of a city like Chicago or Atlanta. They are the leftover remnants of supernovae. But they are incredibly dense, with masses bigger than that of our sun. So think of the sun, compressed into a major city.

11:16 World
Elon Musk claims he didn't intend to accuse British diver of pedophilia

Tesla CEO’s lawyers said ‘pedo guy’ is a common insult used when Musk was a child in South Africa and not meant to ‘accuse a person’.

20:30 World
Nike's 'Dream Crazy' advert starring Colin Kaepernick wins Emmy

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