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10:27 29/11/2019
France's PSA to sell stake in smaller Chinese tie-up as sales slide

PSA’s move highlights how global car manufacturers are struggling in the world’s biggest auto market, where sales contracted last year for the first time since the 1990s.

10:03 29/11/2019
K-pop singer sentenced to six years in jail for rape, sharing secret sex videos

Both were members of online chat groups that shared secret sex tapes and made jokes about drugging and raping women, the Seoul Central District Court said.

19:47 28/11/2019
Global storms on Mars Launch Dust Towers Into the Sky

Last year, a fleet of NASA spacecraft got a detailed look at the life cycle of the 2018 global dust storm that ended the Opportunity rover's mission.

19:24 28/11/2019
East Africa struggles with heavy rains, with more to come

A joint Djibouti-U.N. statement on Thursday said up to a quarter-million people have been affected in recent days in the country on the Red Sea that’s home to military bases for the United States, China and others. With heavy rains forecast through the end of the month that number could grow.

19:00 28/11/2019
17:45 28/11/2019
Three 3,500-year-old painted wooden coffins unearthed in Egypt's Luxor

The discovery was made by a French archaeological team at al-Asasif necropolis, the ministry said in a statement.

17:00 28/11/2019
NFL record: UK fan to visit 32 stadiums in 84 days

Jacob Barnor from Leeds is one game away from watching every one of the 32 NFL teams at home in a record 84 days.

16:38 28/11/2019
Impact of air pollution on health may be far worse than thought, study suggests

Results chime with earlier review indicating almost every cell in the body may be affected by dirty air.

16:16 28/11/2019
15:45 28/11/2019
German court rules convicted murderer has 'right to be forgotten' in online searches

A constitutional court in Karlsruhe ruled in favor of the unnamed man, who was sentenced to life in prison and later released in 2002.

15:27 28/11/2019
Greek TV broadcast interrupted by pig’s apparent pursuit of love

A Greek television reporter sent to cover coastal flooding in Kineta on Monday was caught on video being chased around by an apparently lovestruck pig.

15:01 28/11/2019
Mount Erebus disaster: The plane crash that changed New Zealand

The tragedy of flight TE901 was a shock for New Zealand, affecting almost everyone in the country in some way, and led to years of investigations and a bitter blame game.

14:44 28/11/2019
14:26 28/11/2019
N. Korea fires 2 unidentified projectiles into East Sea: JCS

The projectiles were fired from areas of Yeonpo in the country's eastern South Hamgyong Proince into the waters off the east coast at around 4:59 p.m., the JCS said in a release. No other details were immediately available, including the projectiles' type and flight range.

14:02 28/11/2019
60 countries, 56 airlines and 12 online travel agencies were involved in the 12th edition of the Global Airline Action Days (GAAD),

an international and multidisciplinary operation to fight fraudulent online purchases of flight tickets with compromised credit card data, which took place at more than 200 airports across the world.
 

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20:06
Ten thousand COVID-19 tests reach Armenia thanks to the European Union and WHO
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19:37
Armenia’s death rate increased by 30% against the previous year - Pashinyan
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19:19
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Nikol Pashinyan conveys congratulations to Justin Trudeau
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16:05
Bomb threat at Yerevan shopping center
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15:49
Russia reports 6,556 new coronavirus cases
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15:39
Armenian sappers demine 2,450 square meters in Aleppo in June
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15:04
Iran says to retaliate if U.S. deals 'political blow' to nuclear deal
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the Islamic Republic would take a decisive action should the U.S. government attempt to...
14:55
Media Advocate: Police again used against journalist and media outlet
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14:43
Levon Aronian: Now I'm back to work and life
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14:15
Airbus axes 15,000 jobs amid sector’s 'gravest crisis'
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14:11
Summer conscription kicks off in Armenia
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13:38
Online gala concert to mark 15th anniversary of Viva-MTS
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13:22
Czechs hold 'farewell party' for coronavirus pandemic
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13:16
New coronavirus hotspot emerges in Artsakh
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12:51
Armenia’s former security chief tests positive for coronavirus
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