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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.

16:38 26/11/2019
Albania earthquake: at least six dead and hundreds injured

Magnitude 6.4 quake struck at shallow depth, causing buildings to collapse in Tirana and nearby towns.

16:16 26/11/2019
'Bleak' outlook as carbon emissions gap grows

The annual emissions gap report shows that even if all current promises are met, the world will warm by more than double that amount by 2100.

15:45 26/11/2019
Spanish accents spoken in the United States

Comedian Joanna Hausmann, a Venezuelan-American, describes some of these accents and demonstrates how they all sound.

15:27 26/11/2019
Erling Braut Håland has 'potential to be an incredibly great player,' says Salzburg coach

In the space of a few months Håland's goalscoring feats -- he's bagged 22 goals in 18 appearances, including four hat-tricks in the Austrian top flight and the Champions League -- has put him on the radar of a host of Europe's leading teams.

15:01 26/11/2019
Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Mosque: Secrets of one of the world's grand places of worship

The UAE's largest and most ornate place of worship doesn't disappoint and with tourists traveling from around the globe to bask in the opulence, it's no surprise a staggering 4 million visitors came to experience it in the first half of 2019 alone.

14:44 26/11/2019
Chinese woman found guilty of trespassing at Mar-a-Lago sentenced to 8 months in prison

Yujing Zhang, a 33-year-old businesswoman from Shanghai, faced up to six years in prison after she was found guilty in September of unlawfully entering a restricted zone and making false statements to a federal officer.

14:26 26/11/2019
Ancient tombs near step pyramid of Saqqara reveal 3,000-year-old mysteries

Archeologists are successfully revealed some of the many mysteries that have remained buried at the royal Necropolis of Saqqara for thousands of years.

14:02 26/11/2019
EU budget for 2020: Council endorses deal with Parliament

Next year's budget will continue to support growth and the competitiveness of the European economy, as well as other EU priorities, such as security and the management of migration.

13:41 26/11/2019
China summons U.S. ambassador in protest over Hong Kong rights bill

Anti-government demonstrators have protested in the streets of Hong Kong for six months amid increasing violence and fears that China will ratchet up its response to stop the civil disobedience.

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Former Yerevan mayor arrested
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House in Armenian border village destroyed in Azerbaijani shelling to be built from scratch
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Armenia to extend coronavirus state of emergency for another month
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