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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.
 

13:28 28/11/2019
Hungary pulls out of Eurovision amid rise in anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric

No reason given for withdrawal from show, called ‘homosexual flotilla’ by pro-Orbán journalist.

13:00 28/11/2019
12:43 28/11/2019
Tokyo's famous Sukiyabashi Jiro sushi restaurant removed from Michelin Guide

Tokyo's Sukiyabashi Jiro is legendary, not only for its top-quality sushi but for the 2011 documentary film "Jiro Dreams of Sushi," which made chef Jiro Ono an international name.

12:29 28/11/2019
Would you pay to spend a night in jail

Since the prison in the north-western German town of Fuerstenau reopened in May 2019 as a hotel, dozens of guests, including a freshly married couple, have voluntarily slept in the hotel’s former prison cells.

11:38 28/11/2019
Sydney 'lockout' laws: Australian city ends controversial bar curfews

The so-called "lockout" laws, enacted in 2014, installed bar curfews in popular areas and restricted when alcohol could be served.

11:16 28/11/2019
'Bomb cyclone' storm expected to upend Thanksgiving travel

Windy conditions brought by one of the storms could also ground the famous balloons at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York on Thursday.

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Roads in Armenia mostly passable
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Armenia would need AMD 63.2 billion to overcome poverty – report
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New Year Surprise form VivaCell-MTS for “X”, “Y”, “Z” tariff plans subscribers
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ANPP operates in line with all international standards – minister
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17:51
Garni and Zvartnots temples to be open for visitors during New Year holidays
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17:00
US Congress agrees on defense bill calling for sanctions against Turkey
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16:08
Armenia has new deputy justice minister
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16:03
Armenia lifts ban on Russian arms manufacturer
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15:24
Former Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov dies at 83
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Zareh Sinanyan attends Armenian-American Museum Gala in Los Angeles
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Beeline, Startup Armenia Foundation launch ‘Startup Club’ initiative
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14:44
Armenian parliament adopts bill on early retirement of Constitutional Court members
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14:26
"He could still win many victories and conquer many heights, but alas…" Remembering Dev
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13:45
'Stop Putin's war!' topless Femen protesters yell ahead of Ukraine summit in Paris
Police apprehended topless Femen protesters on Monday, December 9, as they chanted slogans against Russia's leader outside the Elysee...
13:40
Armenian parliament passes bill banning smoking in public places
The Armenian National Assembly adopted in the first reading a draft law that would prohibit smoking in public places. Lawmakers voted 83 to...
13:22
Komitas music opens UN conference in New York also addressing Armenian Genocide
Music by renowned Armenian composer Komitas opened a conference at the UN headquarters in New York on Monday. The event hosted by UN Armenia was...
12:20
December 10 marks Human Rights Day
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12:05
Man who inspired Ice Bucket Challenge for crucial research dies aged 34
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11:57
Steven Zaillian nominated for Golden Globe award
American-Armenian screenwriter, film director and producer Steven Zaillian has been nominated for a Golden Globe award for "The...
11:21
Chilean military plane 'disappears' with 38 on board
A military plane with 38 on board has disappeared en route to Antarctica, Chile's air force says in a statement.  The C-130...
11:14
Armenian Church pays tribute to St. Cornelius and others
The Armenian Apostolic Church commemorates on Tuesday Captain St. Cornelius, St. Shmavon, Christ’s relative martyred in Jerusalem, Bishop...
10:59
Artsakh president: It is a difficult and thorny path that our people pass through with dignity
Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan issued a congratulatory message on the NKR State Independence Referendum and Constitution Day marked on 10...
10:49
Turkey slams 2019 Nobel Prize awarded to Peter Handke
Turkey on Saturday "strongly" condemned the awarding of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature to Peter Handke, as the Austrian writer is...
10:35
Roads in Armenia mostly passable
Roadways are mostly open for traffic in the territory of Armenia as of 9:30am Tuesday, the Ministry of Emergency Situations reported....
20:16
Erdogan slams Macron for using Islam and terrorism together
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday slammed his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron for using the expression of "Islamic...
19:08
Aronian loses to Carlsen in the fight for third place at the Grand Chess Tour
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18:21
VivaCell-MTS: solar heating system installed in the kindergarten of Tsovak village
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17:46
Russia banned from 2020 Olympics and 2022 World Cup over doping scandal
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has unanimously agreed to ban Russia from major international sporting competitions -- notably the Olympics...
16:16
Ted Cruz: Senate passage of Armenian Genocide resolution ‘very likely’ in coming weeks
The passage of a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide in the US Senate is “very likely” in the coming weeks, Senator Ted...
15:50
Finland's Sanna Marin, 34, to become world's youngest PM
Finland's Sanna Marin is to become the world's youngest prime minister at the age of 34, BBC News reports.  The transport...

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