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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.

13:28 26/11/2019
Botswana opposition challenges election result in court

The BDP was re-elected with 38 seats, but it faced a strong opposition challenge after former president Ian Khama fell out with President Mokgweetsi Masisi, his hand-picked successor, and backed The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) party.

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Thieves grab priceless jewels in German museum heist

They forced their way into Dresden’s Gruenes Gewoelbe, or Green Vault Museum and got away with at least three sets of early 18th century jewellery, including diamonds and rubies, museum staff told reporters.

11:38 26/11/2019
EBay to sell ticketing unit StubHub for $4.05 billion

Elliott valued StubHub between $3.5 billion and $4.5 billion, while eBay Classifieds between $8 billion and $12 billion.

10:45 26/11/2019
Eighty-two-year-old woman beats up burglar who broke into her home

‘I’m alone and I’m old, but guess what – I’m tough,’ said Willie Murphy, who works out almost every day at the local YMCA.


Armenian Church pays tribute to Sts. Eustratius, Ogsentius, Eugenius, Ovrestes and Mardarius
The Armenian Apostolic Church commemorates on Thursday, December 12, Sts. Eustratius, Ogsentius, Eugenius, Ovrestes and Mardarius,
Thursday morning update on road conditions
Roadways are mostly open for traffic in the territory of Armenia as Thursday morning, the Ministry of Emergency Situations reported....
Armenian sappers held professional exercises
Sappers of the Fifth Army Corps of the RA Armed Forces held professional exercises on Wednesday, the ministry of defense reported in press...
Artsakh president holds consultation on the activities of transport police.
Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan convoked on Wednesday a working consultation around a number of issues on the activities of transport...
Armenian, Arab Wrestling Federations sign memorandum of cooperation
The Wrestling Federation of Armenia and the Arab Wrestling Federation signed a memorandum of cooperation in Yerevan, the National Olympic...
Postage stamp dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Hrachya Hovhannissian cancelled in Yerevan
A postage stamp dedicated to the theme “Prominent Armenians. 100th anniversary of Hrachya Hovhannissian” has been cancelled and put...
Beijing plans to recruit 27,000 volunteers for the Winter Olympics
Beijing plans to recruit 27,000 volunteers for the Winter Olympics and 12,000 for the Winter Paralympics, the local sources reported. The...
Brazil's Bolsonaro calls activist Thunberg a 'brat'
Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro called Swedish climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg a “brat” on Tuesday after...
Number of visits from Russia to Armenia grow by 24%
The number of trips from Russia to Armenia increased by 24% in the first nine months of 2019, TourStat agency has revealed. Armenia ranks...
Rouhani: Iran will bypass U.S. sanctions or overcome them through talks
Iran will overcome U.S. sanctions by either bypassing them or through negotiations, and it will not cross its red lines in any talks with...
Archbishop Aram Ateshian congratulates new Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople
Archbishop Aram Ateshian has offered congratulations to Bishop Sahak Mashalian, who is set to become the 85th Armenian Patriarch of...
Turkey hints it could bar US from using key air bases
Turkey’s foreign minister suggested Wednesday that the United States could be barred from using two strategic air bases in retaliation to...
Former Artsakh PM: There is no negotiation process
Former Artsakh Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan, who intends to join the 2020 presidential race, insists there are factually no talks on the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
'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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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