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20:00 18/07/2019
UK lawmakers back proposal to hamper a no-deal Brexit

He has refused to rule out suspending, or proroguing, parliament to prevent lawmakers from passing legislation to block his exit plan if he tries to exit without a deal.

19:47 18/07/2019
Denver residents report violent red-wing blackbirds have been DIVE-BOMBING them to protect their nests

According to a report from the Denver Post, residents enjoying an outing at Sloan's Lake, outside of Denver, Colorado have reported an uptick in the number of spontaneous bird attacks.

19:24 18/07/2019
19:01 18/07/2019
New York's Yankee Stadium hit by swarm of 25,000 bees before game

The swarm of about 25,000 bees had descended on the stadium’s Monument Park, which honors Yankees greats such as Reggie Jackson, Mariano Rivera and late owner George Steinbrenner.

18:38 18/07/2019
Dripstone cave in Hungary hides ancient treasures

The Baradla cave, which spreads over to the Slovakian side of the border, is one of Hungary's most well-known dripstone caves, and it has been the subject of exploration for over 150 years.

18:16 18/07/2019
Group of five naked women and a nude man - including a Brit and Australian - are fined by police for skinny dipping on a Thai beach

The tourists aged between 17 and 20 stripped off on Ao Nang beach and were in the water for around ten minutes in Krabi, southern Thailand on Monday night.

17:45 18/07/2019
Woman billed $105,000 after 'dangerous' behavior forced flight diversion

The airline said that crew had to restrain Haines with the help of customers, and the aircraft was diverted back to London Stansted, escorted by two Royal Air Force (RAF) jets.

17:00 18/07/2019
Will drones transform farmers' lives in Thailand?

Wachiwarat Aungsupanith, the 27-year-old CEO of drone-producing company Bug Away, thinks these high-tech contraptions could transform Thai agriculture.

16:16 18/07/2019
15:27 18/07/2019
Toxic warning issues at Spain’s most instagramable turquoise lake

Experts in Spain have warned of the dangers of swimming in the 'idyllic' turquoise waters of a Galician lake that has become a hit with instagramers.

15:01 18/07/2019
Mexican drug kingpin "El Chapo" sentenced to life in prison by federal judge

Guzman's long tenure as head of the Sinaloa cartel in Mexico is filled with details only seen in Hollywood movies: gangland-style murders, massive political bribes, diamond-encrusted guns, and clandestine escapes from prison through underground tunnels.

14:44 18/07/2019
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14:02 18/07/2019
TSMC expects 5G earnings boost, flags South Korea-Japan spat as risk

Taiwan’s supply chain manufacturers have been navigating slowing global demand for smartphones - a primary source of revenue - as well as market disruption stemming from tit-for-tat import tariffs between China and the United States, plus the latter’s ban on U.S. companies doing business with Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.

13:53 18/07/2019
Arson suspected as fire engulfs Japanese studio; at least 23 feared dead

Police had taken a 41-year-old man into custody who had shouted “die” as he poured what appeared to be petrol around the three-story Kyoto Animation building shortly after 10 a.m. (0100 GMT), public broadcaster NHK reported.

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11:30
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17:37
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15:52
Supreme Judicial Council elects new chairman
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15:28
One killed in an explosion in Southern Sisian town of Armenia
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14:03
Rostransnadzor to conduct inspection after the incident in Sheremetyevo
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12:58
Air temperature to reach +42°C in some parts of Armenia
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12:27
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11:23
American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz
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11:23
Constitutional Court turns to Venice Commission, ECHR for opinion over ex-President Kocharyan case
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10:15
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18:38
“See you soon, Armenia!” - Nuno Gomes farewell message from Yerevan airport
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18:22
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18:10
NSS chief arrives in Ijevan following clashes between law enforcement and residents
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17:20
Suspect in Dink murder trial sentenced to 99 years in prison
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16:15
13 citizens arrested over clashes with law enforcement in Ijevan
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