In the next 5-6 years the capacity of photovoltaic power stations in Armenia will amount to 1 GW, Haik Chobanyan, the CEO of Arpi Solar, told reporters during the opening of Talin 1 Photovoltaic Station. He said the installation of photovoltaic stations takes a very short time. For example, Talin 1 took 20 days. Talin
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Nothing so encapsulated the political shackles in which Saad al-Hariri has operated as Lebanon’s prime minister as the way he resigned in a televised statement made from Saudi Arabia. Cars pass next to a poster depicting Saad al-Hariri, who has resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister, in Beirut, Lebanon,, Lebanon, November 13, 2017.
The Ministry of Emergency Situations has contacted the Iranian authorities through the Iranian embassy in Armenia and the Armenian embassy in Iran and expressed readiness to provide assistance following the strong earthquake which killed at least 200, left 2500 injured and 70,000 homeless. Armenpress informed, referring to the spokesperson for the MoES Nana Gndoyan that
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Sam Smith’s “The Thrill of it All” scored the British singer’s first No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 album chart, edging out new releases by Maroon 5 and Blake Shelton, according to data from Nielsen SoundScan on Monday, FILE PHOTO: Singer Sam Smith arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party
(Reuters) – Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc on Monday rejected rival Broadcom Ltd’s $103-billion takeover bid, saying the offer undervalued the company and would face regulatory hurdles. A sign on the Qualcomm campus is seen in San Diego, California, U.S. November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake Shares of Qualcomm were up 1.8 percent at $65.74 in early
LONDON (Reuters) – Pirelli and McLaren have canceled a Formula One tire test scheduled for the Brazilian Grand Prix circuit after teams were targeted by armed robbers in Sao Paulo over the weekend. A Pirelli’s logo is pictured at its headquaters in Milan, March 26, 2015. REUTERS/Giorgio Perottino A robbery attempt on a Pirelli van
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday called on the party’s Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore to “step aside” because of allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl decades ago. FILE PHOTO: Judge Roy Moore participates in the Mid-Alabama Republican Club’s Veterans Day Program in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, U.S.
Although Putin and Trump did not have a separate meeting, the presidents of Russia and the United States succeeded in agreeing a joint statement that contains wording that Russia wants – protection of territorial integrity in Syria. The two presidents agreed to get through with the fight against the Islamic State, agree on the division
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether a California law requiring private facilities that counsel pregnant women against abortion to post signs telling clients how to get state-funded abortions and contraceptives violates free speech rights. An activist holds a rosary while ralling against abortion outside City Hall in Los
LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin surged on Monday, recovering more than $1,000 after losing almost a third of its value in less than four days as traders bought back into the volatile cryptocurrency. Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins placed on Dollar banknotes are seen in this illustration picture, November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Bitcoin tumbled in the
MANILA (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had a “great relationship” with his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte, while a White House official said human rights got only a brief mention when the two met on the sidelines of an Asian summit. President Trump attends the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
ANKARA/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – More than 400 people were killed in Iran when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the country, state media said on Monday, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area. At least six have died in Iraq as well. State television said more than 407 people were killed
ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he would discuss a planned Moscow-backed Syrian congress with Russian President Vladimir Putin during an official visit to Russia’s Sochi. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the Parliament in Ankara, Turkey, November 7,
SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean actress is promoting cosmetics on China’s biggest online mall, in a subtle sign of easing diplomatic tension that has seen once-ubiquitous South Korean celebrities vanish from Chinese marketing campaigns. South Korean actress Jun Ji-hyun looks at a tablet as she arrives at the 50th Baeksang Arts Awards in Seoul
(Reuters) – U.S. sports broadcaster ESPN launched its flagship SportsCenter program on messaging app Snapchat on Monday, reimagining the show that provides sports highlights and commentary into a short-form series. The Snapchat messaging application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White The new show deepens the relationship between ESPN parent Walt