ICRC Yerevan Office holds negotiations to organize a meeting with Azeris detained in Armenian territory

Hakob Sanasaryan: Armenia has chosen the path of destroying its water resources

ICRC Yerevan Office maintains regular contacts with residents of borderline villages

Areximbank-Gazprombank Group's profit increases by 56.1% and capital grows to 21.9 bln AMD

Levon Ter-Petrosyan: the authorities of Armenia are going to replace the "carrot" of the PAP by the "stick"

Ankara has put forward a plan to form a free trade zone with the Customs Union

Ankara's wish to create free trade zone with Customs Union has a dim prospect for Armenia

Levon Ter-Petrosyan: The delay of Armenia's joining Eurasian Economic Union is conditioned by the demand of the EAEU to set a check point at the border to Nagornyy Karabakh

Levon Ter-Petrosyan: The reaction of the Armenian party at the Azerbaijani invasions is quite guarded and inadequate

Sharmazanov to Ter-Petrosyan: It is unacceptable to speculate the Karabakh issue for the political goals

The Golden Apricot Yerevan 11th International Film Festival has come to its end, the official website reports

Rostelecom services available in the center of Yerevan

RESO Insurance Company compensates for hailstorm-caused damage

Customer of VTB Bank (Armenia) wins a Peugeot 107 AT under a joint campaign with MasterCard

1005 residents of Nagorno-Karabakh sign an address on immediate release of Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan

Ardshininvestbank cuts lombard credit and Nur Card Express rates

Nagorno-Karabakh Prosecutor General's Office: Smbat Tsakanyan was kidnapped and killed by Azeri saboteurs

Beeline and NURCARD launch new postpaid tariff plans

ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank's terminals switch to round-the-clock regime

Preparliament: Verdict against Volodya Avetisyan is the authorities' cynical gauntlet thrown against the Armenian society

Suren Babayan intends to shoot a new trilogy

Armen Martirosyan: Levon Hayrapetyan's arrest has either Azerbaijani or Armenian trace

Raffi Hovannisian: Arrest of Levon Hayrapetyan is politically motivated

Air Armenia leases Airbus 320

On July 20 Air Armenia will start flying to Moscow three times a day

Ivan Volynkin: Russia is not instigating anybody in Nagorno- Karabakh conflict

Armenia's Foreign Ministry: No Armenian citizens on board of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane Boeing 777 that crashed in Ukraine

Armenia's Foreign Ministry: No Armenian citizens on board of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane Boeing 777 that crashed in Ukraine

After arrest Levon Hayrapetyan's health condition has got worse

After arrest Levon Hayrapetyan's health condition has got worse

Armenia's Foreign Ministry gets more specific information about availability of Armenian citizens on board of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane that crashed

A soldier of the NKR Defense Army dies

Nagorno-Karabakh war veteran: Armenian authorities will not get away with their unfair verdict against Volodya Avetisyan

Net profit of Ardshininvestbank amounts to AMD 2.8 billion outperforming last year's result by 36.2%

Head of Union of Armenians of Russia does not believe Levon Hayrapetyan's privity to economic crimes

Head of Region Research Center in Armenia Laura Baghdasaryan considers Azerbaijan's accusations against her to be nonsense

Economy Minister: US sanctions against Russian companies may negatively affect Armenia's economy

Independent experts of Armenia think the Levon Hayrapetyan case has nothing to do with the personality of ex-president of Armenia

Light industry in Armenia is desolate but not hopeless

The captured Azerbaijani raider used to often visit Karvachar

Traian Hristea: Armenia-EU relations are at the stage of reflections

Seyran Ohanyan: The Armenian party will mine all possible ways of penetration from Azerbaijan to Karvachar

Azerbaijani secret services again say about the "criminal" link of Mirkadyrov with Armenia


Spokesman of Armenia's DM: Armenia's response to murder of Smbat Tsakanyan will not be long

Beeline announces a contest for best update for My Beeline Armenia application

Since 2011 National Mortgage Company has placed 11 issues of bonds in an amount more than 10 billion AMD

ARARATBANK attracts $10 million from OFID for SME crediting

11th Issue of Corporate Bonds By National Mortgage Company Listed at NASDAQ OMX Armenia


Saakashvili's Party States it is Important to Conduct the Second Round of Elections till July 19

Historical Changes Have Occurred in Georgia - President

Israeli Minister of Agriculture is Paying Official Visit to Georgia

Power Restrictions Imposed in Tbilisi since June 23, 2014

Ramadan begins on June 29

Azerbaijan's democratic forces calling for the Association with the EU

Georgian MFA Responds to U.S. Embassy's Statement, Connected with Incidents during Election Campaign

Georgian Ambassador Demands Explanations from Turkish MFA

Georgian Citizens Abroad not to Participate in Local Elections

Georgian President Delegates Prime Minister to Sign Associated Agreement

Georgian Leadership Welcomes Presidential Elections in Ukraine

We do not Need Saakashvili's Type Mediators in our Relations with Ukraine - Lavrov

Caucasian Muslims Department (CMD) opens an office in Iran, next will be Saudi Arabia

Poroshenko States he Has not Offered Georgian Ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili Adviser's Post

Russia not to Punish Georgia for Signing Associated Agreement with EU-Kosachev

James Appathurai Writes about Georgia in his Page in Facebook

Blogger Abdul Abilov sentenced to five and a half years

Vugar Aliyev committed to strengthening the responsibility of Internet resources

Civil society urges Aliyev to defend democracy

Georgian Defence Minister Hosts Lieutenant General Donald Campbell

Georgia Condoles to Nigeria over Death of People as a Result of Terrorist Attack

Georgian Foreign Minister Holds Meetings in Brussels

EC and Georgia Make Joint Statement

Baku hosts International Exhibition of Agriculture and Food Industry

Ilham Aliyev received Secretary General of Council of Europe

21/07 17:48 Hakob Sanasaryan: Armenia has chosen the path of destroying its water resources

The key threat to the country's water resources is the rapid development of the mining industry. "Almost all the tailing dumps of Armenia are in the riverbeds and this contains serious risks. Heavy metals and toxic elements penetrate into the rivers and then into reservoirs and irrigation systems", says Sanasaryan.

10/07/2014 11:21

Expert: Armenia faces the threat of environmental migration due to mining development rates

Armenia faces the threat of environmental migration due to mining development rates, Karine Danielyan, Head of the Association for Sustainable Human Development, has told ArmInfo.

02/07/2014 20:18

Since 1953 air temperature in Armenia has risen by 1.03 degrees

From 1953 till 2012 the air temperature in Armenia rose by 1.03 degrees, Aram Gabrielyan, National Focal Point of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UN FCCC), said at today's workshop.

27/06/2014 03:10

Hakob Sanasaryan: Inactive tailing dumps in Armenia constitute a serious environmental threat

The environmentalists have repeatedly pointed out that the recultivation of the inactive tailing dumps is not done properly. Along with the lack of isolation of the bottom of the tailing dump, this contributes to penetration of the heavy metals into the groundwater systems. Moreover, the surface dust of the tailing dumps spreads in the environment.

09/06/2014 15:30

Activists: Akhuryan River almost dry because of small-scale hydropower plants

Akhuryan River has almost dried out because of small-scale hydropower plants, says the Pan- Armenian Environmental Front.

28/05/2014 00:12

Brook trout may become a Red Book species due to small hydropower plants

The development of small hydropower plants (HPP) may endanger some fish species, including the brook trout. WWF Armenia Head Karen Manvelyan has told ArmInfo that fish simply disappear from some rivers of Armenia, particularly, from the rivers Tsav, Marts, Akhuryan and Yeghegis. Manvelyan thinks that Armenia should toughen the control over construction of small HPPs.

20/05/2014 18:32

Poaching and growing commercial fishery causes serious damage to Sevan fish reserves

Poaching and growing commercial fishery is causing a serious damage to Sevan fish reserves, Bardukh Gabrielyan, Director of the National Center for Zoology and Hydroecology, National Academy of Science of Armenia, told ArmInfo.

28/04/2014 17:59

"SOS Sevan" picketing parliament building

"SOS Sevan" initiative organized a picket in front of the Armenian Parliament earlier today, on 28 April. According to ArmInfo's correspondent on the spot, the picketers demand the Parliament to cancel the Government-submitted bill that called to increase water releases from Lake Sevan.

26/04/2014 02:18

Head of Ichtiology Institute: Fish farms in Sevan should work under tough control

The fish farms in Sevan should work under tough control, Evelina Ghukasyan, Director of the Ichthyology and Hydroecology Institute, Armenian National Academy of Sciences, has told ArmInfo.

23/04/2014 19:10

Serzh Sargsyan: Not one drop of Lake Sevan water goes to Azerbaijan

Not one drop of Lake Sevan water goes to Azerbaijan, President Serzh Sargsyan said today at the annual general meeting of the National Academy of science when commenting on the speech of Academician Ruben Jrbashyan.

23/04/2014 18:54

Director of Ichthyology and Hydroecology Institute: Higher maximum admissible level of water release from Sevan to have a negative effect on the lake's ecosystem

The decision to raise the maximum admissible level of water release from Lake Sevan will have a negative effect on the lake's ecosystem, Director of the Ichthyology and Hydroecology Institute Evelina Ghukasyan said in an interview to ArmInfo.

17/04/2014 18:08

Environmentalists launch campaign to save Lake Sevan

A number of environmental NGOs and residents of Gegharkunik, Ararat and Armavir regions have launched a campaign to save Lake Sevan.

05/04/2014 10:55

Mayor of Akhtala: In Armenia things are bad in all places having mines and ore mining plants

In May 2013 a group of environmentalists and journalists visited Lori region and the local Akhtala ore mining company and noticed that the waste of the company's Shamlugh mine was thrown into the nearby gorges, while the area near the Ayrum tailing dump was used for cattle grazing. Khachikyan noted that since the change of the manager in 2013, the company has improved its environmental policy even though the waste in the gorge has not yet been removed and nor have they fenced off the area near the Ayrum tailing dump.

28/03/2014 13:59

Pan-Armenian Environmental Front prefers meeting with prime minister to radical steps for environmental protection

Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PAEF) has preferred the meeting with the prime minister to radical steps for environmental protection, activist Yeghia Nersisyan told reporters, Thursday.

28/03/2014 13:53

Hakop Sanasaryan: No clean river will remain in Armenia in several years

He said that the mining industry in Armenia seriously damages environment polluting the drinking and irrigation water sources. In the created situation nobody bears responsibility. Moreover, according to the legislation, the mining companies do not pay taxes for wastes.

26/03/2014 16:01

Green activists refuse to meet with prime minister

To recall, on March 25 Head of the Government Staff - Minister Vache Gabrielyan offered the activists to meet with the prime minister after they tried to break the international conference "Establishment of Responsible Mining Industry in Armenia: Opportunities and Challenges."