Female IS supporter admits plotting to bomb London cathedral
Safiyya Amira Shaikh, a Muslim convert, had contacted someone who could prepare explosives
Coronavirus: Armenia boosts control efforts for air travelers from Iran
Arsen Torosyan also urged the public to follow the Ministry’s official updates on տhe spread of the coronavirus.
Catholic Armenian bishop thanks pope for lifting ban on married priests
The meeting was part of the bishops’ “ad limina” visits to Rome to report on the status of their eparchies or dioceses.
Portugal parliament votes to legalize euthanasia
The vote means it the country poised to become one of the few countries in the world permitting the procedures.
Russia urges Turkey "to stop supporting militants" in Idlib
Russia said that pro-Turkish militants, supported by Turkish artillery, had breached the defences of the Syrian army.
Armenian athlete a runner-up in IWF Lifter of the Year competition
Martirosyan set a new world record and snatched gold in the 109kg category of the World Weightlifting Championships.
Simple urine test could improve early detection of bladder cancer – study
Bladder cancer mutations can be detected in urine up to 10 years before clinically diagnosing the disease.
Woman returning from Iran is B.C.'s sixth case of new coronavirus
She said health officials are working on a detailed investigation of the woman’s travel and when her symptoms started.
Boston's Abstract Sculpture reconfiguration set for April 19
Coffee & Conversation with the Park’s designer and the reconfiguration team will take place afterwards.
South Korea coronavirus cases top 200
The spike, especially in and around Daegu city, has raised fears the outbreak is overwhelming the region’s medical system.
Aliyev: Conflict should be resolved within Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity
Aliyev said the conflict "should be resolved within international law, According to which Karabakh is part of Azerbaijan."
White House urged to match Armenia and Azerbaijan military aid
The largest share of U.S. security assistance to Baku is the Administration’s allocation of $101.5 million in FY18 and FY19.
Pashinyan: $1.5 bn of army budget must come from anti-corruption drive
Pashinyan said that raising the efficiency of the fight against corruption will be one of the most important challenges.
Amsterdam could move red light district indoors
Amsterdam said the complex could include a bed and breakfast for prostitutes as well as a sex club, sex theater and cafes.
Georgia's ex-PM, fresh out of jail, vows to "finish" the government
"I retained strength, energy, hope, faith to continue the struggle in order to remove this regime this year," he said.
Iran reports 3 new cases of coronavirus after 2 deaths
All schools and universities, including religious Shiite seminaries, were shut down in the holy city of Qom.
Armenia PM wants “at least 25 Olympic medals” by 2050
Pashinyan said the government should change its perception of and attitude towards sports in general.
Los Angeles City College to host Armenian Cultural Day
Outstanding guest speakers of the Armenian Cultural Day include Siobhan Nash-Marshall and Anna Mouradian.
Armenian legislator re-opens historic Romanian lighthouse
The lighting up is the initiative of Merdinian, the president of the Constanţa branch of the Armenians’ Union.
Paylan: Nobody is safe against judicial cruelty in Turkey
Paylan made the comments after prosecutors demanded the re-arrest of Turkish businessman Osman Kavala.
Three “jewel” buildings reopen to public in Italy's Pompeii
The House of Lovers was so-called because of an inscription: “Lovers like bees live a sweet life like honey. I wish it were so”
BICC: Armenia remains world’s third most militarized country for 6th year
Russia, meanwhile, is placed the 6th, the United States – 31st, Georgia – 49th, Turkey – 20th, says the report.
Armenian composer honors Iran plane crash victims with new requiem
“Requiem for UIA Flight 752” has been written to lament over the demise of the passengers on board the plane.
Sony skipping Pax East convention amid coronavirus concerns
“We felt this was the safest option as the situation is changing daily,” the company said in an updated blog post.
Macron to curb Turkish imams in France to combat "separatism"
Four majority-Muslim countries were involved in the programme, which reaches about 80,000 students every year.
Google now selling Titan security keys in Europe too
The Titan Security Key bundle, the USB-C Titan Security Key are now being sold in Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland.
Trump "offered Assange a pardon if he denied Russia link to hack"
The allegation was denied by the former Republican congressman named by the Assange legal team as a key witness.
China appreciates Armenia's help in fighting coronavirus
Sarkissian hosted the ambassador in the presidential palace and discussed the situation created by the coronavirus.
Erdogan says Turkey "won't leave" Idlib to Syria's Assad
Erdogan threatened to launch an operation in Syria's Idlib region by the end of the month if Damascus fails to withdraw.
Iran reports first 2 cases of coronavirus
Iranian authorities confirmed on Wednesday, February 19 two cases of the new coronavirus, the first in the country.
Mozilla launches standalone VPN service for Android
There is already a free tier of the Mozilla VPN that is enabled by downloading a browser extension
TikTok lets parents set time limits and vet DMs on teen accounts
The new feature links a parent's account to their teen's, allowing them to control a number of aspects of digital wellbeing.
Danish-language travel book on Georgia and Armenia is on its way
The book also aims to draw attention of Danish citizens to Georgian and Armenian skyrocketing tourism opportunities.
Bloomberg would sell business interests if elected U.S. president
Bloomberg would put Bloomberg LP into a blind trust, and the trustee would then sell the company, adviser Tim O’Brien said.
Ex-con freed thanks to Kim Kardashian helped with Trump’s pardons
The White House listed Johnson as among those who supported Trump’s granting of clemency to three prisoners.
Passengers leaving quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess
At least 542 passengers and crew on the Diamond Princess have so far been infected by the Covid-19 virus.
Armenia wants specialized expertise in fight against criminal subculture
Armenia has decided to identify the prosecutors and investigators engaged in such cases to ensure proper efficiency.
Massive Turkish Army convoy reportedly enters northwestern Syria
A Turkish military convoy crossed the Syrian border, entering the north-eastern part of the country.
Fresno State to host presentation on Armenian refugees after WWI
Dr. Ari Sekeryan was appointed the 16th Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies.
EU removes Armenia from tax havens "grey list"
The Council adopted revised conclusions on the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes.
Turkey re-arrests human rights activist hours after acquittal
Rights group Amnesty International said Kavala’s renewed detention “smacks of deliberate and calculated cruelty”.
Death toll from coronavirus rises above 2000 worldwide
One of the most recent fatalities in the central Chinese province of Hubei was the director of a hospital in Wuhan.
It's been 16 years since murder of Armenian officer by Azeri lieutenant
A Lieutenant of the Armenian Armed Forces, Margaryan, then 26, was hacked to death, while asleep, by Ramil Safarov.
Russia bans Chinese nationals from entering country
The ban will affect Chinese citizens travelling for private, educational, working and tourist purposes, the statement added.
Turkey court acquits rights defender Osman Kavala
Kavala is chairman of a Foundation, which promotes human rights through art, including with neighboring Armenia.
Cancer cases could grow 60-81% globally, report says
In the next two decades, the world could see a 60% increase in the number of cancer cases, according to a new report.
Microsoft combines Word, Excel and PowerPoint into single app
The app called Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint & More is now available on the Play Store.
Later bedtime linked with obesity for children under 6 – study
The researchers monitored each child's weight, height and waist circumference from ages one to six.
Report: Russia forced to accept internal political situation in Armenia
The survey says Russia is intervening forcefully in the political processes and the internal affairs of Armenia
Syria to reopen Aleppo airport for first time in 9 years
The governor of Aleppo, Hussein Diab, had announced in August of last year that the international airport was ready.