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20:18 19/11/2019
Armenian architecture firm SNKH wins competition to design next summer’s Garage screen cinema

The winner of the architectural competition to design the next Garage Screen summer movie theater near the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow has been announced, with an expert jury selecting SNKH studio from Yerevan. 

20:09 19/11/2019
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Julian Assange: Sweden drops rape investigation

Assange, who denies the accusation, has avoided extradition to Sweden for seven years after seeking refuge at the Ecuadorean embassy in London in 2012.

18:16 19/11/2019
Sydneysiders urged to stay indoors as Australian bushfire smoke blankets city

Australia is prone to bushfires in its dry, hot summers, but fierce blazes have been sparked early, in the southern spring, by a long drought and soaring temperatures.

17:45 19/11/2019
Beijing denounces New York Times' decision to publish leaked Xinjiang documents

The documents, which were published by the New York Times on Saturday, represent one of the largest ever data leaks from inside the Chinese government. Their disclosure provides a rare window into the secretive policy decisions around the continued mass incarceration of religious and ethnic minorities.

17:27 19/11/2019
Hong Kong campus siege almost over, but the violence and anger is here to stay

The university has been occupied by hundreds of protesters, including many high school students, since last week.

17:00 19/11/2019
A Russian ship is playing a difficult game in the high Arctic: trying to stay in the thickening winter sea ice without getting stuck

White sheets of sea ice surround the ship on all sides. Even the wake of the vessel, normally a 25m-wide trail of slush and broken ice, has closed up into a neat seam.

16:16 19/11/2019
Blood 'cleaning' treatment which pulls disease from body using magnets ready for human trials

Dr George Frodsham, came up with the idea while studying how magnetic nanoparticles can be made to bind to cells in the body, to allow, for example those cells to show up on scanners.

15:45 19/11/2019
U.N. rights office says Israeli settlements remain unlawful

The United States on Monday effectively backed Israel’s right to build Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank by abandoning its four-decade-old position that they were “inconsistent with international law”.

15:27 19/11/2019
One week in, Netflix's stock is weathering Disney+

On Monday, Disney rose 2.1% to $147.65, just shy of its record high close on Nov. 13, while Netflix climbed 2.6% to its highest close since August.

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The most dangerous countries in the world for 2020 revealed: Interactive map shows Libya and Somalia are the riskiest and Nordic destinations are the safest

The annual interactive 'Travel Risk Map' reveals the countries where people are most likely to have trouble when it comes to road safety, security and medical matters.

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Armenian PM meets with leading Russian media representatives
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of Armenia on Tuesday met with a group of representatives of the leading Russian media outlets in Armenia, the...
19:59
Venice's historic Saint Mark's Basilica faces costly flood clean-up
Venice’s historic Saint Mark’s Basilica will need millions of euros of restoration work after it was flooded this week for just the...
19:37
Official: Tourist arrivals from China to Armenia grow strongly
Armenia welcomed a total of 1,459,000 tourists from January to September this year, up 14.4% from the same period last year, President of the...
19:01
Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years
A Swedish prosecutor dropped an investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, ending the near decade-old...
18:39
Kocharyan trial: Judge denies defense motion for prosecutor’s recusal
Judge Anna Danibekyan of the Yerevan Court of Gerenal Jurisdiction presiding over the trial of Armenia’s second President Robert Kocharyan...
17:33
Armenia’s third president leaves for Croatia
Chairman of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA), third President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan on Tuesday paid a working visit to Zagreb, Croatia,...
16:56
Turkey will launch another Syria operation if area not cleared of Kurdish YPG: Anadolu
Turkey’s foreign minister said Ankara would launch a new military operation in northeast Syria if the area was not cleared of what he...
16:50
Armenia’s Pashinyan to pay official visit to Italy
On November 20-22, Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will pay an official visit to Italy with his spouse Anna Hakobyan, his...
16:38
Armenia’s education ministry assures us of something it has no data on
By an order of Armenia’s Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Arayik Harutyunyan dated 11 November 2019, starting from 1...
15:01
Russian donors contribute €1 mln to rescue flood-stricken Venice
The Italian Embassy in Russia has raised one million euro in donations to deal with the aftermath of a long stretch of floods inundating Venice...
14:54
Armenia wins three medals at int'l boxing tournament in Belarus
Armenian athletes have conquered three medals – one silver and two bronze – at the 2019 Boxing EUBC Viktor Liventsev Memorial held...
14:37
U.S. lawmakers call for military aid parity to Armenia, Azerbaijan
Congressional Armenian Caucus leaders Congressman Frank Pallone, Congresswoman Jackie Speier, and Congressman Adam Schiff have sent a letter to...
14:10
Armenian lavash cooking demonstration held at American History Museum in Washington
The National Museum of American History in Washington in partnership with the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage hosted on November 15 a...
13:41
MPs electing members of the Anticorruption Committee
MPs at Armenian parliament are electing members of the Anticorruption Committee that will be established as part of the country’s new...
12:52
Georgian parliament resumes work amid protests
The Parliament of Georgia resumed its work on Tuesday after riot police removed barricades and cleared the legislature’s entrances from...
12:33
Armenia parliament adopted legislation raising minimum salary to 68,000 drams
The Armenian National Assembly adopted in the second and final reading on Tuesday the amendments to the RA Law about the minimum monthly salary...
11:35
Armenia’s Zhora Sargsyan wins prize at Long-Thibaud-Crespin international classical music competition
Armenian pianist Zhora Sargsyan won the third prize in the piano category of the Long-Thibaud-Crespin international classical music competition...
11:12
WCO Secretary General welcomes Armenia’s customs reform
World Customs Organization (WCO) Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya who is in Armenia to attend a regional forum, referred to as “Digital...
11:01
Armenia loses to Italy for the biggest defeat in its history
The Armenian national football team suffered the biggest defeat in its history losing to Italy 9 - 1 in the last qualifier for the 2020 European...
10:31
The running order of Junior Eurovision 2019 named
The running order of the Junior Eurovision 2019 was decided on November 18. The position of the countries participating the contest was decided...
20:34
VivaCell-MTS launched an interactive mobile application for learning a language
VivaCell-MTS has launched an interactive and convenient mobile application “E-Teacher” for learning languages. As the company...
19:14
"Stolen" Banksy sculpture expected to fetch $1.3M USD at auction
One of Banksy‘s “stolen” artworks is currently listed for auction with an estimated sale price of around $970,000 to $1.29...
18:32
Around 400 young people from Armenia and Artsakh marked the International Students’ Day
“The Victorious” initiative group organized a series of events in Armenian regions on Sunday dedicated to the International...
17:27
Wrestler Artur Aleksanyan named UNICEFF National Ambassador in Armenia
Armenian Greco-Roman wrestler, an Olympic Champion, a three-time World Champion and a four-time European Champion Artur Aleksanyan was named as...
16:04
Turkey's S-400 systems to be ‘ready for combat’ by spring
The S-400 missile defence systems will be operated by the Turkish army no later than the spring of 2020, while the training of Turkish...
15:54
France following Kocharyan’s trial, lawyer says
Sevak Torosyan, a French-Armenian lawyer of second Armenian President Robert Kocharyan, has addressed a letter to French President Emmanuel...
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Iran condemns US show of support for 'rioters'
Iran condemned the United States' support for "rioters" in a statement issued late Sunday, after two days of violent protests in...
14:48
Armenian PM sacks deputy chief military inspectors
By the decision of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Kamo Kochunts has been relieved of the post of First Deputy Chief Military Inspector. By...
14:36
Gallup lists Armenia among world’s safest countries
Gallup International has listed Armenia among the world’s safest countries in its latest Law and Order report for 2018. The 2019...
14:05
Armenia’s chief military inspector sacked
By the decision of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Movses Hakobyan has been dismissed as Chief Military Inspector of Armenia. “Guided...

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