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14:16 17/05/2019

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The UK company turning waste plastic into fuel for hydrogen cars

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It was written by Bernhard von Breydenbach in 1486 and illustrated by artist, Erhard Reuwich, after their pilgrimage to the Holy Land. In the exhibition, the book will be displayed on the ‘pull-out’ map of Jerusalem, the first-ever printed map of the city, with the Dome of the Rock at its centre.

 

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Artsakh Republic President B. Sahakyan held a meeting with members of the USA delegation,

composed of parliamentarians, political and public figures who have arrived in Artsakh within the frameworks of the “Cooperation for Justice and Peace” conference of Artsakh friends. A range of issues related to the Artsakh-USA relations were on the meeting agenda.
Source: Central information department of the office of the Artsakh Republic President

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In a tweet, President Donald Trump said Mr McAleenan wanted to spend more time with his family. He said his replacement would be named next week.

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