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13:28 20/09/2019
Police in Argentina have arrested members of a gang of drug dealers accused of smuggling cocaine hidden inside plastic penises

The cocaine-loaded members, of the kind found as costume adornments at party shops, were sold by dealers operating in the red light district of the city of La Plata, about 36 miles south of Argentina’s capital city of Buenos Aires.

13:00 20/09/2019
A Delta flight plunged 30,000 feet in minutes

Passengers on a Delta flight this week were terrified when their plane plunged mid-air, dropping nearly 30,000 feet.

12:29 20/09/2019
Australian brothers guilty of IS plane bomb plot

Two men linked to the Islamic State (IS) group have been convicted in Australia of plotting to blow up a flight using a concealed bomb.

12:02 20/09/2019
Man v mosquito: what to do about our biggest killer

These tiny pests adapt so successfully to changing conditions that they have become humankind’s deadliest predator.

11:16 20/09/2019
10:45 20/09/2019
Iran's Zarif questions U.S. coalition for 'peaceful resolution' in Middle East

Iran’s foreign minister on Friday questioned the United States’ plans for a coalition for “peaceful resolution” in the Middle East while listing repeated Iranian diplomatic initiatives.

10:27 20/09/2019
Taiwan cuts ties with Kiribati amid China tension

China claims Taiwan as its territory, and says the democratic island has no right to formal ties with any country.

10:00 20/09/2019
Images suggest N.Korea building ballistic subs

Researchers at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and satellite operator Planet Labs have told NHK that they have analyzed images of a shipyard in the eastern port city of Sinpo.

20:01 19/09/2019
Brownface, blackface photos cause scandal for Trudeau

Time magazine published the photo on Wednesday, saying it was taken from the yearbook from the West Point Grey Academy, a private school in British Columbia where Trudeau worked as a teacher before entering politics. It shows the then 29-year-old Trudeau wearing a turban and robe, with dark makeup on his hands, face and neck.

19:00 19/09/2019
Black panther found prowling roofs in French town

Astonished residents in Armentières near Lille gazed at the powerful feline walking along a second-floor ledge and going in and out of an open window for nearly an hour on Wednesday.

18:38 19/09/2019
Austria blocks EU-Mercosur trade deal with South America

The draft free trade agreement took 20 years to complete and the EU has described it as its biggest so far.

18:16 19/09/2019
Shark circles oblivious Australian surfer in drone footage

Christopher Joye, who was patrolling the area as part of a volunteer search and rescue service, said he captured the footage Saturday at Werri Beach in New South Wales, about 85 miles south of Sydney.

17:45 19/09/2019
Lawyer in Dutch organized crime trial shot dead in Amsterdam

Police said 44-year-old lawyer Derk Wiersum was fatally shot in a suburb on the edge of the Dutch capital by a man dressed in black who fled on foot. Police said witnesses put the gunman's age at between 16 and 20.

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12:39
Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic mascots unveiled
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12:22
Armenian PM appoints interim police and security chiefs
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11:54
Trump orders more Iran sanctions after Saudi attack
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11:41
Romania's Senate declares October 12 as Day of Armenian Language, Alphabet and Culture
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11:25
Global oil prices rising
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11:05
Moscow Armenian Theater performs in Cyprus
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10:42
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10:26
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20:17
Armenian, Polish architects discuss joint cooperation for restoring historical monuments
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19:50
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