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Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers test snow machine to beat the heat

It wasn't freak weather, but the latest innovation being tested by 2020 Olympics organisers hoping to keep spectators cool and comfortable when the Games take place next summer.

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16:05
Armenian ombudsman applies to Minsk Group co-chairs over return of POWs from Azerbaijan
Armenia’s Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) Arman Tatoyan on Monday addressed an official letter to the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs and the...
15:46
Artsakh foreign minister meets with Armenian opposition figure
Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) Foreign Minister David Babayan on Monday received member of the opposition Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF,...
15:35
Trump baby blimp lands at Museum of London
A blimp depicting U.S. President Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby has found a home in one of London’s most popular...
15:23
More than 93,000 Artsakh people took temporary refuge in Armenia, official says
According to the latest data, more than 93,000 people of Artsakh took temporary refuge in Armenia during the recent war, chief advisor to the...
14:47
Artsakh reports 8 new coronavirus cases, tally reaches 2,234
Artsakh reported 8 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the national tally to 2,234. The newly infected patients are from Noragyugh...
14:27
Arsen Torosyan to be sacked as Armenian health minister
Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has received a proposal of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to dismiss Minister of Health Arsen Torosyan,...
14:12
You are getting worse’, opposition MP tells Armenian authorities
Back on November 14, the opposition Bright Armenia Party presented a road map on how to get Armenia out of the crisis, but all problems outlined...
13:26
Samsung's Lee sentenced to 30 months in prison in corruption retrial
Billionaire Samsung Electronics vice president Lee Jae-yong was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for bribery and embezzlement on Monday at the...
13:20
Russian peacekeepers start demining outskirts of Artsakh’s Martakert
Specialists of the International Mine Action Center of the Russian Defense Ministry continue to work on demining the territory of Artsakh...
12:42
One of 3 fallen soldiers found on Sunday identified, Artsakh says
Three more bodies of fallen soldiers were found during the search operations in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) on Sunday, Hunan Tadevosyan, the head...
12:17
Around 50,000 refugees returned to Artsakh from Armenia
Russian peacekeepers escorted another convoy of refugees who came back home in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) from Armenia, the Russian Defense...
11:45
Biden fills out state department team with Obama administration veterans
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is filling out his State Department team with a group of former career diplomats and veterans of the Obama...
11:36
Fallen soldier Vardan Amalyan would have turned 20 today
Today, January 18, marks the birthday anniversary of Armenian soldier Vardan Amalyan, who fell defending Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) in the...
11:13
Armenia’s coronavirus cases reach 164,676 on January 18
Armenia has confirmed 90 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in a 24-hour period, bringing the national tally to 164,676 as of 11 a.m....
11:04
Armenian-American Jeff Marootian joins Joe Biden’s climate team
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has named Armenian-American Jeff Marootian as his Special Assistant to the President for Climate and Science...
10:54
Stepantsminda-Larsi highway closed amid avalanche risk
Some roads are closed in Armenia as of Monday morning due to adverse weather conditions, the Ministry of Emergency Situations reports. In...
10:42
Azerbaijani president’s statements became slogans inspiring atrocities against Armenians in Artsakh war, ombudsman says
The statements of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, along with other public officials and figures became slogans inspiring atrocities against...
10:16
Egypt announces major archaeological discoveries at Saqqara necropolis
Egypt has announced the discovery of a new trove of treasures at the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo, including an ancient funerary temple,...
20:00
Service sector in Ukraine switched to official language from January 16
On January 16, the Ukrainian law on the functioning of Ukrainian as an official language came into effect, Ukrinform news agency reported....
19:30
Meetings with people in regions should be held more often, Vanetsyan says
The meeting of the representatives of the opposition Homeland Salvation Movement with residents of Vanadzor town in Armenia's Lori province...
19:00
Armenia sees decline in pastry, ice cream production
The pastry production volumes have dropped in Armenia in January-November 2020, the country's Statistical Committee reported in its updated...
18:45
Georgia confirms 23 coronavirus fatalities over the past day
Georgia has reported 1,236 new cases of coronavirus after conducting 15,152 tests over the last 24 hours, Agenda.ge reported. 485 out of the new...
18:30
Armenian-American Ike Hajinazarian named as Regional Communications Director at the White House
US President-elect Joe Biden has named Armenian American Ike Hajinazarian as Regional Communications Director at the White House, the Public...
18:10
Powerful earthquake in Indonesia kills at least 67, injures hundreds
At least 67 people have died after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Friday, according to the head of the...
17:50
Vazgen Manukyan: We are not the side to instigate a war but ready to resist
"Some people believe that is Pashinyan is replaced, the war will resume. That is not true," Vazgen Manukyna, the candidate for the...
17:15
Air temperature to gradually go down by 12-15 degrees
Precipitation is predicted in the daytime of January 16, in the daytime of 20, in the evening of 21 in separate regions, on January 18-19, in...
16:28
The search operations resumed in Artsakh after Aliyev's visit to Shushi
The search operations for bodies of killed in the Nagorno-Karabakh war zone have resumed on Saturday, the head of the press department of...
16:14
British company stops export of parts for Turkish Bayraktar drones
A British company Andair that supplies parts to Turkish drone company Baykar Makina has halted exports to Turkey after their components were...
14:24
Sadyr Japarov wins 79.23% of votes in presidential election in Kyrgyzstan
Sadyr Japarov won 79.23% of the vote in the early presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan, the Central Election Commission reported on Saturday....
14:02
Vardan Voskanyan: Aliyev is perpetually insecure about own capabilities and full of inner fears
Political analyst Vardan Voskanyan has commented on Facebook the visit of Azerbaijani president and his family to the occupied Shushi town of...

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