Daily Archives: May 18, 2017

Սերժ Սարգսյանն ընդունել է կառավարության հրաժարականը

ԵՐԵՎԱՆ, 18 ՄԱՅԻՍԻ, ԱՐՄԵՆՊՐԵՍ: Հայաստանի Հանրապետության Նախագահ Սերժ Սարգսյանը մայիսի 18-ին ստորագրել է հրամանագիր ՀՀ կառավարության հրաժարականն ընդունելու մասին: Ինչպես «Արմենպրես»-ին տեղեկացրին ՀՀ կառավարության տեղեկատվության և հասարակայնության հետ կապերի վարչությունից, հրամանագրում ասվում է.

Is The U.S.-China LNG Deal Really A Win?

By Gregory Brew

Despite harsh campaign rhetoric, including accusations of currency manipulation, the Trump Administration’s recent trade deal with China represents a shift towards improving relations. One big winner from the deal is American energy exports, particularly liquefied natural gas.

Saudi Arabia Establishes State Company to Produce Weapons

The Saudi state-owned Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced that it had opened the Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), a company which will produce ammunition, weapons and missiles, and is expected to become one of the world’s leading defense companies by 2030, local media reported.

Löw names six debutants for Confederations Cup

Germany head coach Joachim Löw has named six new players to his roster for this summer’s Confederations Cup. Among those getting his first call up to the national team is 29-year-old Hoffenheim striker Sandro Wagner.

UNICEF: Number of unaccompanied refugee children reaches ‘record high’

The number of refugee children traveling alone has increased fivefold since 2010, UNICEF has said. The UN body warned that the alarming trend has forced many young refugees and migrants into prostitution and slavery.

Reports: British Prime Minister Theresa May plans migration curbs

Non-EU migrants could find it harder to enter Britain under policies outlined in a pre-election manifesto drafted by the prime minister’s Conservatives. The document is being published ahead of a June 8 snap election.

German-Turkish signs at Mannheim McDonald’s decried as racist

The McDonald’s sign in one language points customers towards a wealthy, safe part of town. A sign in another language points towards a run-down neighborhood. Can you guess which sign is in German?

Wage squeeze worsens in Britain as inflation hits 4-year high

Despite the lowest unemployment rate in more than four decades, real wages in the UK fell at their fastest rate in the first quarter of the year since 2014.

Puerto Rico starts biggest ever US bankruptcy process

The US territory of Puerto Rico has begun a historic bankruptcy proceeding. On Wednesday, a US federal judge will start to sort out the Caribbean Commonwealth’s $123 billion debt in a San Juan court.

Iran’s Elections Could Disrupt Oil Markets

By Nick Cunningham

Iran is gearing up for the May 19 presidential election, a critical vote that could reverberate around the world, affecting not just Iran, but also its relationship with the West, and ultimately, crude oil prices.

Արցախի Պաշտպանութեան Բանակը Դիմած Է Կանխարգելիչ Գործողութիւններու

ՍՏԵՓԱՆԱԿԵՐՏ, «Թերթ».- Արցախի Հանրապետութեան պաշտպանութեան նախարարութիւնը հրապարակած է ատրպէյճանական ուժերու շարժումներուն ի պատասխան Պաշտպանութեան բանակի (ՊԲ) ձեռնարկած կանխարգելիչ գործողութիւններու տեսանիւթը:

Lone congressman calls to impeach Trump on House Floor: Does it matter?

Representative Al Green (D-Texas) has called for impeachment proceedings to begin against President Donald Trump. His speech on the House Floor came as a group of Democrats distanced themselves from calls for impeachment.

Յայտնի Են Ազգային Ժողովի Նախագահին Եւ Մնայուն Յանձնախումբերու Նախագահներուն Անունները

Հայաստանի Հանրապետական կուսակցութեան (ՀՀԿ) Գերագոյն մարմինի եւ խորհուրդի նիստէն ետք ՀՀԿ բանբեր Էդուարդ Շարմազանով նշեց, որ ՀՀԿ խմբակցութեան քարտուղարի պաշտօնին ՀՀԿ-ն առաջադրած է Գագիկ Մելիքեանի թեկնածութիւնը:

From torture to freedom: Manning’s supporters reflect on her 7-year nightmare

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been released, after enduring seven years of imprisonment and torture. John Pilger, her legal team and activists tell RT what Manning’s release means to them, and the journey it took to get here.

Erdogan’s guards may go unpunished after DC attack on protesters

The US State Department has confirmed that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail was behind the attack on Kurdish protesters in Washington, DC on Tuesday. Police believe “there could be a diplomatic immunity issue.”

Russia threatened to use nukes? US commission produces wildest claims in push for military buildup

The Helsinki Commission has gotten creative on the notorious “Russian threat,” pinning the blame for the death of an OSCE observer in Ukraine on Moscow and claiming it threatened to use “tactical nuclear weapons” – all while calling for more arms and troops on the Russian border.

Gold rises to two-week high

Reuters

LONDON: Gold rose to its highest in two weeks as political turmoil and weak economic data in the US reduced expectations of aggressive interest rate rises this year, pushed down US bond yields and drove the dollar to its lowest in six months.

300,000 unaccompanied kids passed through international borders last year

The United Nations children’s agency has reported a spike in the number of unaccompanied children crossing international borders.

On Wednesday, UNICEF announced in a statement that between 2015 and 2016, some 200,000 solo minors applied for asylum in 80 countries spread out throughout the globe.

Philippines ‘will no longer accept grants from EU’

The Philippines will no longer accept grants from the European Union, the EU delegation to Manila says, following repeated tirades from President Rodrigo Duterte over its criticism of his deadly drug war.

Real Madrid a point from La Liga title after Celta Vigo win

Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace at Balaídos puts Zinedine Zidane’s side on the brink

Sid Lowe at the Santiago Bernabeu

 Celta Vigo 1 Real Madrid 4

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