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Kylie Moore-Gilbert named as Australian-British academic jailed in Iran since 2018

Cambridge-educated lecturer in Islamic Studies at Melbourne University has been in prison in Tehran for almost a year.

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Byurakan observatory offers chance to observe Mercury transit across the disc of the Sun
On November 11, the planet Mercury will move across the disc of the Sun, Armenia’s Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory reports, adding the...
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Armenia to host Days of Egyptian Culture
Days of Egyptian Culture will take place in Yerevan, capital of Armenia on October 15-18, the ministry of education, science, culture and sport...
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Catalan protesters clash with police at Barcelona airport
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Sanitek initiates arbitration proceedings against Armenia
Sanitek waste management company plans to submit the dispute with Yerevan Municipality to international arbitration. In statement released on...
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Armenia secures three medals at World Sambo Championships
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OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs to visit Artsakh
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Foreign Ministry: Northern Syria is home to 3,000 Armenians
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15:46
HayPost wins Grand Prize in 2019 EUROPA Stamps annual competition
The National Postal Operator of Armenia won the pan-European online stamp competition 2019 and was awarded the first prize. In the competition...
15:22
Spain jails separatist leaders for up to 13 years
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15:09
Armenia's Shant Sargsyan wins silver at World Youth Chess C'ship
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14:42
EU cannot accept Turkish 'blackmail', says Italy's PM
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14:30
April war hero Tigran Abgaryan would have turned 23 today
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Typhoon death toll in Japan climbs to 47
The death toll from Typhoon Hagibis rose to 47 on Monday as search-and-rescue teams continued to operate in flood- and landslide-hit areas of...
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Artsakh president holds working consultation
Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan on Monday convened a working consultation with senior staff of the Foreign Ministry’s central...
13:29
ECHR constitutes Grand Chamber to provide advisory opinion over Kocharyan case
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has accepted a request for an advisory opinion from Armenia’s Constitutional Court over the...
12:46
Georgian PM to pay official visit to Armenia
Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia of Georgia is arriving in Yerevan on an official visit on Tuesday, October 15, at the invitation of Armenian...
12:31
Turkish airstrikes in Syria reportedly target journalist convoy, civilians; at least 9 dead
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12:23
From Singapore to Shushi: Aurora Forum kicks off
Revival of Oriental Historical Heritage Fund is organizing one of the first events within Aurora Forum which will take place in Armenia and...
12:12
Germany, France ban arms sales to Turkey over Syria incursion
France and Germany announced on Saturday that they are temporarily halting arms exports to Turkey over the country's military incursion into...
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Electricity generation drops in Armenia in eight months
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Armenia’s National Assembly among world’s most beautiful parliament buildings
The Independent has ranked the building of the Armenian National Assembly among the world’s 10 most beautiful seats of legislative...
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Merkel tells Erdogan to halt Syrian offensive
Turkey's military offensive in Syria threatens to destabilize the region and boost ISIS, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkish...
10:57
Trump: Treasury 'ready to go' on sanctions against Turkey
U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that the Treasury Department is "ready to go" with sanctions against Turkey over its...
10:49
National Gallery of Armenia to host exhibition on Mount Ararat
An exhibition entitled “Ararat: The Holy Mount” will open at the National Gallery of Armenia on 15 October. As a symbol of...
20:00
The air temperature to go down by 4-6 degrees tomorrow
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Carpet production grows in Armenia in January-August 2019
Armenia has seen a strong growth in production of carpets and carpet coverings in the first eight months of 2019, the latest statistics reveal....
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Conference “The Present and the Future of Agriculture” concluded in Artsakh
Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan partook at the final session of “The Present and the Future of Agriculture” conference. According to...
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Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall on Japan coast
Powerful typhoon Hagibis has made landfall in Japan, officials said as torrential rain and winds have already lashed the country causing floods...
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The Armenian Patriarchate concerned with ongoing wars and chaos in the Middle East
The Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople has issued a statement about the ongoing military operation launched by Turkey in Northern...
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“Master of the duduk” Jivan Gasparyan marks birthday anniversary
People’s Artist of Armenia, world known musician and composer Jivan Gasparyan who is internationally renowned "master of the...

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