Short-video app TikTok has halted operations in Hong Kong, BBC News reports, citing the company's internet site. The company flagged the move earlier this week after China imposed a fresh security law on the town. The law has restricted freedoms in the semi-autonomous territory, raising concerns of official oversight of social media...
U.S. President Donald Trump brushed off the headlines of rapper Kanye West’s presidential bid and his subsequent comments that he no further supports the president, The Hill reported.  “He is always going to be for us, and his wife is going to be for us,” Trump said Thursday within...
The authorities' repeated proceed to extend the national emergency is a politically motivated action unrelated to a serious combat the coronavirus disease, in accordance with Artur Khachatryan, a member of the opposition Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaksutyun (ARF-D) Bureau. In an interview with Tert.am, the politician condemned the federal government for...
U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday that former Vice President Joe Biden (D) has been “brainwashed” by the “radical left", The Hill reports. “Joe is just, look let's face it, he's been taken over by the radical left. He has no clue what they're doing,” Trump said in an...
The Foreign Ministry of the Netherlands has decided to allocate €200,000 to Armenia to purchase equipment necessary for the fight from the coronavirus pandemic, the Armenian Foreign Ministry said on Facebook. According to an agreement signed between the Dutch Foreign Ministry and the Armenian Ministry of Health on July...
The Italian authorities have imposed a travel ban on the citizens of 13 non-EU member states, including Armenia, citing "increasing concerns" related to the coronavirus pandemic. The legislative measure was signed by Minister of Health Roberto Speranza on Thursday, July 9, TASS news agency reports. "Based on a recommendation by the...
China has warned its citizens living in Kazakhstan of a local “unknown pneumonia” which, it said, includes a “much higher” fatality rate than the COVID-19 disease, The Indian Express reports. The “unknown pneumonia in Kazakhstan caused 1,772 deaths in the first six months of the year, including 628 people...
The authorities are rumored to be in "serious concerns" amid uncertainties over the election of members of the Constitutional Court. The issue, subject to further considerations by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), might be postponed until autumn if the National Assembly convenes again to hold its regular...
The quantity of the confirmed coronavirus cases in Armenia increased by 557 by Friday morning, bringing the nation total to 30,903.The National Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported 18 new deaths, raising the officially registered toll to 723. Seven of the deceased patients died from other, pre-existing...
Armenia has confirmed 557 new coronavirus infections in a 24-hour period, bringing the national tally to 30,903 at the time of 11 a.m. Friday, July 10, the Ministry of Health reports. 709 more patients have recovered from COVID-19 with the full total number of recoveries now standing at 18,709. The...