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Multiple protests over currency drop continue in Iran

Protests broke out in several Iranian cities today over the dramatic drop of the country's currency and other economic problems ahead of the imposition of renewed US sanctions, IRNA reported. Protests that began in Iran on Tuesday …

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Georgian President pardons 83 convicts

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has pardoned 83 convicts today, the Chairperson of the Pardon Commission Zviad Koridze said at a press conference. According to him, 40 prisoners …

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In memory of Okhran Dzhemal

Russia's journalist Okhran Dzhemal, director Alexander Rastorguyev and cameraman Kirill Radchenko were killed in the Central African Republic on July 30.  It is known that the …

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Hit-and-run victim dies in Armenia’s Abovyan

A fatal hit-and-run has occurred yesterday evening in Armenia’s Kotayk Province, Armenian media reported. At around 9pm, a car hit a pedestrian in Abovyan town, but the driver of this vehicle left the car and fled the scene. …

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Car crashes into iron gate in Armenia, driver dead

One person has died in a tragic road accident in Armenia’s Armavir Province, three persons were injured. At around 2։50am today, a car went off road on the Dalarik-Myasnikyan motorway, crashed into an iron gate, broke it, moved …

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Law is not attempt to erase languages

Last week, Russia's State Duma has passed a bill on studying native languages of Russian peoples in the third and final reading. According to the bill, federal standards of primary school education in Russia now provide an option to …

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Israel to build island for new Tel Aviv airport

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu supported a plan for building an artificial island alongside a Tel Aviv beach to replace an airport due to be shut down. Netanyahu backed the project proposed for Israel’s …

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Consumption of cannabis decriminalized in Georgia

Georgia's Constitutional Court has abolished all sanctions for the consumption of cannabis, ruling in favor of the opposition party Girchi. "The Constitutional Court noted that the use of marijuana represents the right to …

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NASA certifies Russia's rocket engines for manned flights

NASA and the US Air Force have certified Russia's RD-180 engines for Atlas V carrier rockets to used for manned spaceflights by US astronaut, director general of Russia's major rocket engine manufacturer JSC NPO Energomash and the United …

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