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U.S. Supreme Court rejects two new abortion cases

Tert.amEvent7 hours ago

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let stand lower court rulings that blocked restrictions on doctors who perform abortions in Mississippi and Wisconsin a day after the court struck down a similar measure in Texas, Reuters reports...

Helium discovery a 'game-changer'

Scientists have discovered a large helium gas field in Tanzania, the BBC reports.With world supplies running out, the find is a "game-changer", say geologists at Durham and Oxford universities.Helium is used in...

Now that's walking a fine line! Daredevil yogi performs acrobatic stunts on a highline in front of a crashing waterfall in Yosemite

Tert.amLifestyle9 hours ago

These nail-biting snaps of a daredevil doing yoga on a high line in front of a raging waterfall will make your stomach churn, the Daily Mail reports.The fearless yogi tip-toed her way across the scarily high slackline rigged...

Armenia can now defend its airspace by means of Russian military base – official

Tert.amArmenia9 hours ago

The Armenian-Russian agreement on a joint air-defense system strengthens Armenia’s air-defense system, Armenia’s Deputy Minister of Defense Ara Nazaryan told reporters on Tuesday.Armenia can now use the potential of the Russian...

Euro Court fines Turkey 65,000 euros in domestic violence murder case

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled Turkey discriminated against and violated the right to life of a Turkish woman who was killed by her husband in 2008 despite the fact that she filed four criminal complaints...

Beijing is sinking by four inches each year: City is falling under the weight of massive buildings and a growing population

Tert.amWorld10 hours ago

China's capital city, Beijing, has been sinking since 1935, the Daily Mail reports.And according to a new study, parts of the country are subsiding as rapidly as four inches (100mm) every year.The authors say the sinking is...

Kanye West stirs up controversy with nude celebrities in 'Famous'

Tert.amLifestyle10 hours ago

Rapper Kanye West set tongues wagging on Monday with his latest music video that features nude portrayals of high profile celebrities including pop singer Taylor Swift, Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump and comedian...

Ikea recalls Malm drawers in North America after child deaths

Tert.amBusiness10 hours ago

Ikea is to recall 27 million Malm chests of drawers in North America after the deaths of three children in the United States, the BBC reports.Ikea US president Lars Peterson told NBC News the company had stopped selling its Malm...

Turkish PM rules out compensation over downed Russian jet

Paying compensation and apologizing to Russia over the jet downing incident is “out of the question,” Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said, stressing that Ankara has only “expressed sadness over the incident,” the Hurriyet...

Armenia expects wider recognition of 'genocide' after German vote, pope's remarks - presidentserzh-sargsyan

Armenia expects more countries to recognize the 1915 massacre of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire a century ago as a "genocide" after remarks by Pope Francis and the stance taken by Germany's parliament, President...

Armenian ombudsman reports UN on Azerbaijani brutalities against Karabakh

Armenia’s human rights defender on Monday briefed a UN official on Azerbaijan’s recent military aggression against Nagorno-Karabakh and serious violence committed against the country’s civilians. Meeting with Gianni Magazzeni, UN...

Bridges under threat in landslide-hit Armenian village – mayor

Two bridges are reported to be under the threat of collapse and one roadway - blocked in the wake of the devastating landslide in the village Shahumyan (Lori region). The village’s mayor, Edik Manukyan, says the highway entering...

Israel, Turkey end rift over Gaza

Israel and Turkey have normalised relations, ending a six-year rift over the killing by Israeli troops of 10 Turkish activists on a Gaza-bound ship, BBC News reports. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said a deal reached on...

Turkey summons Vatican’s top diplomat over pope’s Genocide remark

Turkey will soon summon the current chief of the diplomatic mission of the Holy See inAnkara in order to express its uneasiness over Pope Francis’ use of the term “genocide” to describe the Ottoman-era mass killings of Anatolian...

People of Azerbaijan bail out failed Aliyev mining empire - OCCPR

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev ordered the state-owned gold company AzerGold to buy out four mining companies, including at least two owned by his own family. The deal bails the First Family out of a disastrous failed mining...