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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.

10:27 28/11/2019
Three more Navy SEALs spared review after Trump's intervention

The decision follows Trump’s order on Sunday that Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher keep his status as a Navy SEAL, even after he was convicted of battlefield misconduct. The review of the three other SEALs was connected to the Gallagher case.

10:00 28/11/2019
China summons U.S. ambassador, says Hong Kong rights law is 'strong interference'

Vice foreign minister Le Yucheng summoned Branstad a day after U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law congressional legislation which supported anti-governments protesters in Hong Kong, despite angry objections from Beijing.

19:47 27/11/2019
19:00 27/11/2019
Ukraine central bank accuses PrivatBank ex-owner of orchestrating protests

In a statement on Wednesday, the Ukraine National Bank (NBU) said Kolomoisky - who says the nationalization was illegal and has taken legal action to try to reverse it - was trying to put pressure on its management.

18:38 27/11/2019
Trump to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists

The move would enable a wider scope of US action. Mr Trump also said he had told Mexico the US was ready to "go in and clear out" the cartels.

18:16 27/11/2019
17:45 27/11/2019
Manchester City's owner is worth nearly $5 billion after Silver Lake deal

Under the agreement announced Wednesday, Silver Lake will buy just over 10% of City Football Group, which is controlled by United Arab Emirates royal Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

17:24 27/11/2019
An 'unprecedented' storm is hitting the West as another continues to pile snow on the Midwest

Two massive storms are pounding the US from Oregon to New York with a combination of snow, rain and high winds as millions of people take to the roads and skies ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Temperatures set to drop in Armenia by 4-5 degrees
Showers and thunderstorms are expected in separate regions of Armenia from August 11 to 16, the Ministry of Emergency Situations reports....
18:57
Beirut explosion death toll rises to 171
Lebanon's caretaker Health Minister Hamad Hassan announced on Tuesday that the death toll from the Beirut explosion has reached 171 while...
18:46
Treaty of Sevres has been and will remain a historical fact, Armenia tells Turkey
The Treaty of Sevres has been and will remain a historical fact, which cannot be edited or wiped away, Armenian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman...
18:14
Armenian government to hold special meeting on Wednesday
The Armenian government will hold an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday to discuss the extension of the coronavirus state of emergency....
17:55
Yerevan mayor takes two-week vacation
Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan has taken a two-week vacation until August 25, his spokesperson Hakob Karapetyan wrote on Facebook. The mayor...
17:39
Turkey-Azerbaijan military drills not different from previous ones, says Armenian analyst
A preliminary analysis of the videos from the Turkey-Azerbaijan joint military exercises show that although they covered a large area, the...
17:19
EU relations with Belarus under review following election
The European Union’s relationship with Belarus is under review following the contested presidential election, the European Commission said...
17:01
Artsakh president hosts Armenian army chief
Artsakh President Arayik Harutyunyan on Tuesday received Chief of the General Staff of Armenian Armed Forces, Lieutenant-General Onik Gasparyan....
15:05
Court postpones hearing in case of Robert Kocharyan, three other former officials
The Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction, presided over by judge Anna Danibekyan, on Tuesday had to postpone another hearing in the case of...
14:41
WHO sees ‘green shoots of hope’ in coronavirus fight as global cases near 20 million
The World Health Organization said Monday there are glimmers of hope in the fight against the coronavirus, even as global cases from the virus...
14:28
Armenian FM highlights Francophonie family’s aid to Lebanon
Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on Monday held a phone conversation with Secretary-General of the International Organisation of La...
13:58
Russia first to register coronavirus vaccine worldwide, Putin says
Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed Tuesday that Russia has developed the first coronavirus vaccine and said his daughter has taken it,...
13:48
Armenian MP urges free vacations for healthcare workers fighting pandemic
Armenian lawmaker Mane Tandilyan from the opposition Bright Armenia Party on Monday urged Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to provide free...
13:01
Trump plans to invite Putin to G7 summit in US
US President Donald Trump said he would invite Russian leader Vladimir Putin to the G7 summit in the United States, according to TASS. ...
12:51
Artsakh reports no new coronavirus cases
Artsakh has reported no new coronavirus infections in a 24-hour period. The national virus tally stands at 251. 4 more patients have...
12:40
Ex-deputy police chief urges criminal prosecution for shooting drone video of Vladimir Gasparyan’s house
Former Deputy Chief of the Armenian Police Hovhannes Kocharyan urges law enforcement agencies to conduct a criminal investigation into the...
11:53
Armenian clubs’ Europa League opponents revealed
The UEFA Europa League first qualifying round draw took place at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland on Monday, August 10....
11:37
Trump escorted out of briefing as man shot near White House
US President Donald Trump was escorted out of a news conference after Secret Service agents shot and wounded a man who claimed to be armed...
11:20
Armenia reports 160 fresh COVID-19 cases on August 11
Armenia has confirmed 160 new coronavirus infections in a 24-hour period, bringing the national tally to 40,593 as of 11 a.m. Tuesday, August...
11:06
Apple boss Tim Cook joins the billionaires club
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has moved into the billionaire club as the tech firm's share price continues to soar, BBC News reports....
19:13
Protesters demand that Armenian government ensure repatriation of Lebanese Armenians
A group of people staged a protest outside the Armenian government building on Monday, demanding that the authorities ensure the repatriation of...
18:45
Pashinyan congratulates Lukashenko on re-election as Belarusian president
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Monday congratulated Alexander Lukashenko on his victory in Sunday's presidential election. The...
18:30
Antonio Banderas tests positive for coronavirus on 60th birthday
“Pain and Glory” star Antonio Banderas revealed he has tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, his 60th birthday, Variety reports....
18:23
Schools to reopen in Armenia on 15 September
Schools, primary and secondary vocational education institutions, music and art schools are set to reopen in Armenia on 15 September, Minister...
17:41
Lebanese cabinet minister Vartine Ohanian demands government’s resignation
Lebanon’s Minister of Youth and Sports Vartine Ohanian is demanding the government’s resignation after the massive Beirut blast...
17:15
China imposes sanctions on US officials over Hong Kong
China has said it will impose sanctions on 11 US citizens including senators and other high profile officials.  The sanctions come in...
17:01
Pashinyan: Treaty of Sevres continues to be a historical fact
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Monday addressed a conference on 100 years of signing of Treaty of Sevres. Below is the full text of...
15:00
Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask
An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world’s most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face...
14:55
PAP leader Gagik Tsarukyan congratulates Lukashenko on re-election as Belarusian president
Leader of the opposition Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) Gagik Tsarukyan has offered congratulations to Alexander Lukashenko on his re-election...
14:36
Belarus police detain 3,000 people at protests after presidential election
Police in Belarus detained around 3,000 people at protests that erupted on Sunday following the presidential election, Russia’s RIA news...

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