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16:38 24/05/2019
16:16 24/05/2019
Morrissey posters banned by Liverpool's Merseyrail transport network

Network says advertising ‘does not reflect the organisation’s values’ after member of the public said posters were offensive.

15:45 24/05/2019
Scientists pursue universal snakebite cure using HIV antibody techniques

British specialist among those aiming to develop ‘next generation’ treatment that could help millions of victims each year.

15:26 24/05/2019
Alligator found relaxing on inflatable gator pool toy

David Jacobs said he and his family were staying at an Airbnb in South Miami and they first spotted an alligator taking an interest in their family dog Saturday.

15:01 24/05/2019
Tearful May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU

Her voice cracking with emotion, May, who endured crises and humiliation in her failed effort to find a compromise Brexit deal that parliament could ratify, said she would resign as Conservative Party leader on June 7 with a leadership contest beginning the following week.

14:44 24/05/2019
Trudeau exonerates Cree leader 130 years after wrongful conviction

The revered Chief Poundmaker tried to negotiate with Canadian officials when he was falsely accused of treason.

14:02 24/05/2019
Panasonic says has not stopped supplies to Huawei, still investigating

Its Chinese unit later released a separate statement that it continues to supply to Huawei, stressing that transactions not covered by the ban have been not affected.

13:41 24/05/2019
U.S. official urges Pacific Island nations to keep ties with Taiwan

U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary for Southeast Asia W. Patrick Murphy also said the United States was keen to help Pacific countries protect their sovereignty, in a region where the United States and is allies are competing for influence with China.

12:43 24/05/2019
Everest traffic jam creates lethal conditions for climbers

Indian climber Anjali Kulkarni, 55, died on her way back from climbing to the summit of Mount Everest Wednesday, her son Shantanu Kulkarni told CNN. She had become stuck in the "traffic jam" above camp four, which, at 8,000 meters (26,247 feet), is the final camp before the summit.

12:02 24/05/2019
School students walk out in global climate strike

School students in Australia and New Zealand have gone on strike, marking the start of a worldwide day of climate change protests.

11:38 24/05/2019
SpaceX puts up 60 internet satellites

A Falcon-9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida late on Thursday, packed with 60 satellites capable of giving users on the ground high-speed connections to the internet.

11:16 24/05/2019
British man arrested on suspicion of giving bleach-based 'cure' to Ugandans

Sam Little arrested after Guardian exposed massive distribution network of MMS in Uganda that was being supervised by US pastor.

10:27 24/05/2019
Japan PM Abe considering visit to Iran as early as mid-June

The news comes during a tense standoff between Iran and the United States and follows a visit to Japan last week by Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif.

10:00 24/05/2019
Rockets hit hotel in Libyan capital

The interior ministry published pictures of a damaged room at the Rixos hotel, where lawmakers opposing the offensive by troops loyal to Khalifa Haftar have been meeting.

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Traffic police: 106 vehicles taken to penalty areas as school students celebrate Last Bell
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Trump doubts need to bolster US troops in Middle East
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Lawyer says filed crime report over judge’s decision to suspend Kocharyan’s trial
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Armenian president to school graduates: You can and must make Armenia a more prosperous country
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Another group of VivaStart program graduates awarded with certificates
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Constantine Orbelian sues Armenian PM, acting culture minister
World-famous conductor Constantine Orbelian has filed a lawsuit against Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Acting Minister of Culture...
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Theresa May to resign as UK prime minister
Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, paving the way for a contest to decide a new UK prime minister, BBC...
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Artsakh president meets with chief of Armenia’s Constitutional Court
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12:59
Iran vows no surrender even if bombed by 'enemies'
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12:51
Armenia’s Supreme Judicial Council chief steps down
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Armenian cyclist Edgar Stepanyan to take part in qualifying tournaments in Russia
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Armenia’s education minister congratulates graduates on Last Bell
Armenia’s Minister of Education and Science Arayik Harutyunyan has extended congratulations to school leavers on the Last Bell – the...
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Armenian parliament holding hearings on transitional justice
The Armenian National Assembly has launched hearings on the prospects for the application of transitional justice instruments in Armenia....
11:09
Wikipedia petitions ECHR over Turkey ban
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10:59
Arsenal fans launch petition to move Europa League final to Wembley from ‘unsafe’ Baku
Fuming Arsenal fans have started a petition to get the Europa League final moved from Baku to Wembley. Armenian forward Henrikh Mkhitaryan...
10:35
World Cup: Lineup of Armenia's shooting team known
Armenian shooters will compete at the ISSF World Cup which will take place in Munich, Germany, from May 24 to 31, the Armenian National Olympic...
19:52
One new postage stamp dedicated to the theme “150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi”
New postage stamp dedicated to the theme “150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi” has been cancelled and put into circulation by...
19:21
Armenia, China to lift visa requirement on mutual basis
The government of Armenia has approved the signing of the agreement on lifting the visa regime between Armenia and the People’s Republic...
18:04
Prosecutors’ office to appeal two decisions over ex-President Kocharyan’s case
Armenia’s Prosecutor’s Office has appealed two decisions of the Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction over the court proceedings of...
16:06
In visit to Arctic region, OSCE PA leadership explores local and global impact of climate change
The concrete impact of global warming and the changing nature of the Arctic region are the focus of an OSCE PA visit hosted by the Norwegian...
15:58
Yerevan State University chief resigns
Rector of the Yerevan State University Aram Simonyan has submitted resignation, university spokesman Gevorg Emin-Teryan said in a Facebook post....
15:49
Armenian president: We should be ready for the world we will have 20 years from now
President Armen Sarkissian of Armenia participated in the opening of the 16th Eurasian Media Forum in Almaty, Kazakhstan, his office reported....
15:26
Iran, U.S. tension is a "clash of wills": Guards commander
The standoff between Iran and the United States is a “clash of wills”, a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary...
15:14
Armenia, Djibouti establish diplomatic relations
Permanent Representatives of Armenia and Djibouti to the United Nations Mher Margaryan and Mohamed Siad Doualeh on Wednesday signed a Joint...
14:45
Armenian government grants privilege to Jermuk Group
The Armenian government has granted a privilege to Jermuk Group, the largest producer of mineral and natural spring water in Armenia. The...
14:18
Turkish Airlines 777 suffers wing damage at Istanbul airport
A Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300ER clipped a lighting pole at the new Istanbul airport today, causing damage to the tip of its right wing....
13:56
VivaCell-MTS, Fuller Center for Housing launch this year's construction works in Parpi village
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13:39
Global oil prices fall
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13:20
OSCE holds next monitoring on Armenia-Azerbaijan border
The Office of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Wednesday conducted a regular monitoring of the ceasefire on the...
12:57
Constitutional Court: Kocharyan’s case under preliminary study
The Constitutional Court of Armenia says the criminal case against Armenia’s second President Robert Kocharyan and three other former top...

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