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Narek Sargsyan appointed head of State Committee of Urban Planning of Armenia

As a result of the structural changes within the government, the State Committee of Urban Planning emerged to replace the Ministry of Urban Development.
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The Western Cape DA is expected to elect an acting provincial leader this weekend, and has installed Bonginkosi Madikizela as the interim leader.
New police stations and new vehicles should be the priority of the SAPS but foreign expertise to fight crime is a no-no for now, Popcru says.
Hopes are high in the Midlands that an initiative to revive a heritage steam train line at Hilton could help counter crime.
The number of employees with general education increased by 8.5 pct in 2016, to over 750,000 employment contracts, those with secondary and post-secondary education rose by 12 pct, reaching more than
Just one day after Pravin Gordhan presented his 2017 Budget, Brian Molefe, the man tipped to replace him has been sworn in as an ANC MP.
French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron told the AFP news agency on Wednesday he accepted the offer of an "alliance" with veteran centrist François Bayrou and said it was a "turning point" in th
The leader of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church has appealed to the international community to take diplomatic action and stop the continuing violence in Eastern Ukraine, according to Vatican Radio.
Heavy rainfalls have left much of the town of Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal under water and a number of local families without roofs over their heads.
A rebel leader has been ordered to leave after an attack in Central African Republic that left four peacekeepers wounded.
Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille says one of her priorities for the next five years would be to address the legacy of apartheid spatial planning.
The Vaal area received over 107 millimeters of rain in the last few days, helping the Vaal Dam go up by nearly 10 percent - the highest in two years.
Two Pretoria men, who are awaiting sentencing for fatally assaulting a man in an apparent racial incident, have offered his widow R3000 a month.
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has offered for sale his land plot and a mansion near Lake Tegernsee in the Bavarian Alps, German daily Suddeutsche Zeitung has reported. The Gorbachevs boug
A high-ranking government official has revealed that the next president of Russia may actually be a woman.
On Feb. 13, the popular Russian writer Zakhar Prilepin announced that he had taken charge of a battalion in the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR). Russian media covered the event and the public split in
Police raid various addresses across 31 provinces in the country.
Sadag's campaign on teenage suicides took them to various schools to educate parents and teachers on how to spot teens who may be suicidal.
Commenting on the new deportation rules proposed by the new US administration, the daily Delo says on Thursday that the US is changing into a country of fear.
Six men have been arrested for their role in attempts to smuggle over one tonne of pure heroin into the...
Kyiv's business court of appeals upheld the decision of the court of a lower instance to collect a fine of UAH 172 billion from Russia's Gazprom for abuse of monopoly.
The recent heavy rainfall in Gauteng has brought relief for the Vaal River system but the drought isn't over, says Department of Water and Sanitation.
Ukraine is fulfilling all its international obligations on the disengagement of heavy weapons, but faces provocations, Ukraine's representative in a security subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group Y
Messages of support have continued to pour in for retired Western Cape High Court Judge Essa Moosa who is terminally ill.
The suspect accused of the Sakhumzi Restaurant murder appeared briefly in the Orlando Magistrate’s Court but the case has been postponed.
There are a lot of firsts for Malizole Hole this year. He started a new job in January and also took on the role of a father.
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 54 times in the past 24 hours with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press ser
METRO drivers in Madrid will be on strike tomorrow (Friday) and Monday, February 27 during the four main rush hour ...
The Netherlands goes to the polls to elect a new lower house of parliament in 20 days time. Here’s an...
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey Berat Albayrak.
Alexander Lapshin, the Russian-Israeli blogger who was extradited from Belarus to Azerbaijan on February 7, has been placed in the isolation cell in Azerbaijan’s state security service.
A SWEDE who caused terror in Barcelona after stealing a gas bottle delivery lorry and running amok through the streets had just spent ...
A SWEDE who caused terror in Barcelona after stealing a gas bottle delivery lorry and running amok through the streets had just spent ...
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