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14:02 27/11/2019
Scientists use artificial intelligence to work out how much of Shakespeare's collaborative history play he actually wrote

Fletcher replaced Shakespeare as the house playwright for acting troupe The King's Men in 1616 and, while literary experts have long known Henry VIII was a collaborative work, they didn't know how much of the work was written by Fletcher.

13:41 27/11/2019
13:00 27/11/2019
Bivona, Sicily, is the latest Italian town selling homes for $1

The latest destination on the scene is Bivona, a small town deep in the heart of the southern island of Sicily, which is easing restrictions and offering tax bonuses to anyone who wants to pay just over a dollar to buy one of a dozen empty and dilapidated properties.

12:43 27/11/2019
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.

11:38 27/11/2019
Sir Tim Berners-Lee attacks Tories over misinformation

The renaming remained for the duration of the hour-long debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn. The Conservatives have said "no one will have been fooled" by the move.

11:16 27/11/2019
10 things to do in Budapest during winter

Offering a cozy winter atmosphere with romantic architectural creations, Budapest delivers a scene reminiscent of a classic Christmas movie.

10:45 27/11/2019
Why bringing back bison could help restore America's lost prairie

Today, less than 15% of tallgrass prairie remains, most of it converted to farmland or lost to development. But as conservationists work to revive this iconic landscape, they are increasingly looking for help from an unusually hairy ally.

10:27 27/11/2019
Javier Tebas: the clásico must always be for people in Asia or the US

La Liga’s president wants Spain’s top division to become the most popular in the world and says the scheduling of games between Barcelona and Real Madrid is key to that.

19:47 26/11/2019
Wada pushes for Russia to be banned from Tokyo Olympics

The recommendations, if approved by Wada’s executive committee in a meeting in Paris on 9 December, would likely lead to Russian athletes and teams being barred from next year’s Tokyo Olympics as well as a host of other major sporting competitions.

19:00 26/11/2019
Japan 2019: IHI unveils autonomous underwater mine-detection system

The system, which comprises two different unmanned vehicles, is designed to acquire, process, classify, and relay information about "mine-like objects, among other things, to the mother ship.

18:16 26/11/2019
Vietnam jails another Facebook user as dissent crackdown intensifies

Despite sweeping economic reform and increasing openness to social change, Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party retains tight media censorship and does not tolerate criticism, and its dissent crackdown has shown signs of intensifying recently.

17:45 26/11/2019
Long-range missile test adds to growing Chinese arsenal

The Nov. 22 flight was the first reported test of the DF-41 since May 2018, said a Pentagon official who spoke on condition of anonymity.

17:24 26/11/2019
'Lord of the Rings' series renewed by Amazon for season 2

Pre-production on the project’s first season, which is set to film in New Zealand, is currently underway — although sources tell Variety that the full cast has not yet been set. Several actors, including Markella Kavenagh, Will Poulter, and Joseph Mawle, have already been cast.

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Temperatures to grow in Armenia
Meteorologists predict no precipitation in the territory of Armenia from 11-15 December. South-western wind speed is 3-8 m/s. In the morning...
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Armenia’s Khoranashat Monastery, karas wine vessels among Europe's most endangered heritage sites
Khoranashat Monastery in Armenia’s Tavush Province and karas traditional Armenian wine vessels have been named among Europe’s 14...
12:02
Orangutans communicate with a 'language' of 11 noises and various gestures, study finds
Orangutans have a primitive form of language which they use to communicate, a new study claims. Various sounds — including a 'kiss...
11:49
Erdogan’s backers threaten to commit a new genocide against Armenians
By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier A group of extreme nationalist Turkish lawyers, members of the Istanbul Bar...
11:34
Armenian parliament completely passes bill on early retirement of Constitutional Court judges
The Armenian National Assembly completely passed in the second reading on Wednesday a draft law offering early retirement to Constitutional...
10:50
Armenian Genocide Museum announces 2020 Lemkin Scholarship
The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Foundation is offering a new scholarship program, the 2020 Lemkin Scholarship, for young foreign...
10:41
U.N. unable to verify that weapons used in Saudi oil attack were from Iran
The United Nations is “unable to independently corroborate” that missiles and drones used in attacks on Saudi oil facilities in...
10:36
Wednesday morning update on road conditions
Roadways are mostly open for traffic in the territory of Armenia as of 9am Wednesday, the Ministry of Emergency Situations reported....
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'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington reacts to Golden Globe nom: "I'm the loner Throner"
In Game of Thrones' sixth season, Kit Harington's Jon Snow, recently brought back to life, stood with sword in hand facing down an army...
20:31
Roads in Armenia mostly passable
Roadways are mostly open for traffic in the territory of Armenia as of 19:05 Tuesday, the Ministry of Emergency Situations reported....
19:55
Armenia would need AMD 63.2 billion to overcome poverty – report
In 2018, the poverty rate in Armenia was 23.5%, meaning that every fourth person in the country lived below the upper poverty line of AMD 42...
19:31
New Year Surprise form VivaCell-MTS for “X”, “Y”, “Z” tariff plans subscribers
Till January 13, 2020, inclusively, subscribers of “X”, “Y”, “Z” tariff plans get an opportunity to use...
18:36
ANPP operates in line with all international standards – minister
The Armenian Nuclear Power Plant (ANPP) operates in line with all international standards, the Minister of Territorial Administration and...
17:51
Garni and Zvartnots temples to be open for visitors during New Year holidays
The Service for the Protection of Historical Environment and Cultural Museum-Reservations NCSO reports that the Temple of Garni and Zvartnots...
17:00
US Congress agrees on defense bill calling for sanctions against Turkey
The US House of Representatives has reached an agreement on a defense bill setting policy for the Department of Defense, Bianet news agency...
16:08
Armenia has new deputy justice minister
By the decision of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Vahe Danielyan has been appointed Deputy Minister of Justice of Armenia. The respective...
16:03
Armenia lifts ban on Russian arms manufacturer
Russian weapons manufacturer ORSIS has been removed from the black list of arms suppliers to Armenia, Alexander Sirunyan, an attorney of the...
15:24
Former Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov dies at 83
The former mayor of Moscow and one of the founders of Russia’s ruling United Russia party, Yuri Luzhkov, has died at the age of 83,...
15:10
Zareh Sinanyan attends Armenian-American Museum Gala in Los Angeles
Armenia’s High Commissioner of Diaspora Affairs Zareh Sinanyan is on a working visit to the United States of America, and recently...
14:52
Beeline, Startup Armenia Foundation launch ‘Startup Club’ initiative
Beeline Armenia and Startup Armenia Foundation announce the launch of the project ‘Startup Club’.  Startup Club is an...
14:44
Armenian parliament adopts bill on early retirement of Constitutional Court members
The Armenian National Assembly passed on Tuesday a draft law offering early retirement to Constitutional Court members. The...
14:26
"He could still win many victories and conquer many heights, but alas…" Remembering Dev
“David Sarapyan was one of the pillars of our victory, he was a cornerstone of our nation’s temple. He could still win many...
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
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal...
12:05
Man who inspired Ice Bucket Challenge for crucial research dies aged 34
The man whose battle with motor neurone disease inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge, which raised millions for research, has died at the age of...
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...

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