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Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine intends to increase output by 10% in 2016

Australian Senator delivers a speech in Senate, supporting independence of Nagorno-Karabakh

Republican: Control Chamber of Armenia will be changed into Audit Chamber

Adam Schiff urges James Warlick to abandon false parity in Karabakh problem

Adversary fired at Armenian positions from rocket-artillery systems overnight

Arman Tatoyan: I will be able to withstand pressure on the post of Ombudsperson

Ralph Yirikian's personal support to people living in borderland village of Khachik

New Armenia Front urges world community to impose sanctions on Armenia's government

INECOBANK explains: One of key prerequisites of merger with ProCredit Bank was similarity of corporate governance culture and availability of professional teams

Vache Gabrielyan's brother-in-law arrested for bribery attempt

Yerevan: Ankara's statements that Vatican renounces Pope's April address have nothing to do with the reality

Andrzej Kasprzyk's powers prolonged for one more year

Indonesia facilitates visa regime for citizens of Armenia

Anelik Bank increases number of its branches to 15 by opening a new "Erebuni" branch in Yerevan

Rostelecom provides Nubarashen boarding school No.2 with IP television

Slovak lawmaker says he will keep supporting Armenians in Armenia's dispute with Turkey and Azerbaijan

Armenian Deputy Minister of Justice Arman Tatoyan is RPA's candidate for Ombudsman

Oppositionist: High petroleum prices in Armenia are result of criminal monopoly

Car of villager in Armenia fired by Azerbaijani Armed Forces

Minister names address of rebuilt Afrikyans' building

Nikol Pashinyan calls for government to investigate rumors about Samvel Aleksanyan's smuggling activities

C-bond publishes rating of Armenian underwriters

President's brother: Serzh Sargsyan intends to remain one of the country's major decision-makers

New political force being set up in Armenia

Vice-Speaker of Armenian Parliament: Baku's efforts to introduce element of inter-religious conflict to Karabakh problem are unallowable

Edward Nalbandian: Armenian diplomats did everything possible to prevent adoption of PACE reports by Walter and Markovic

Edward Nalbandian: Meeting with OSCE MG Co-Chairs will take place in the next few days

Armenian Foreign Ministry: Azerbaijani authorities take it a step further and accuse MG Co-Chairs in Islamophobia

ANC again applied to authorities demanding to accept its proposals on improvement of Armenia's electoral system

Nalbandian: Armenia is ready to move forward with EU

Edward Nalbandian: It would be strange to look for logic in Turkish diplomacy and rhetoric

Levon Zurabyan: Azerbaijan managed to implement its immediate goal

Human rights activist: ECHR will take no decision to return Ramil Safarov to Hungarian jail

Expert: Ombudspersons defeated Armenia's authorities with a score 3:0

Yerevan: Armenia seeks to enhance relations with Iran

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06/02 15:46 Adam Schiff urges James Warlick to abandon false parity in Karabakh problem

In an interview with Asbarez Editor Ara Khachatourian, U.S. Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA-28) urged U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick to abandon false parity in the Nagorno-Karabakh problem.

Republican: Control Chamber of Armenia will be changed into Audit Chamber

Control Chamber of Armenia will be changed into Audit Chamber, Head of Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs, Republican Gagik Minasyan said at the press conference on February 6 in Yerevan.

Adversary fired at Armenian positions from rocket-artillery systems overnight

Despite the efforts of the international community and Armenian side aimed at establishment of various preventive mechanisms for reducing the escalation on the Line of Contact of Artsakh and Azerbaijan's troops, Baku continues to artificially escalate the situation both in the negotiation process and on the border, the statement of Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Ministry reads.

Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine intends to increase output by 10% in 2016

During the meeting held at the Combine, the President said that the republic has a high mining potential. "The mining enterprises should operate by all means, even if they have to sell their products at the prime cost and even at lower prices. They should realize that they are not only solving social problems but also preparing to regain their profits under favorable conditions on the international market," he said. In this light, Sargsyan recalled that due to the timely decisions taken in 2008-2009 amid similar problems, the country was able to overcome all difficulties. As a result, the years 2011-2012 became the most favorable for the mining industry.

Oppositionist: High petroleum prices in Armenia are result of criminal monopoly

High prices on petroleum in Armenia are the result of criminal monopoly, Head of ANC Faction Levon Zurabyan announced around the world, however in Armenia the prices drop very slowly and continue to remain high. " During last year the prices on petroleum dropped by 11%, while in Russia they dropped by 33%, in Germany and France by 18%, in Italy by 26% and in Turkey by 40%", Zurabyan noted. In this context he added that for example inhabitants of Noyemberyan go to Georgia by a road fired by Azerbaijani forces in order to get cheaper petroleum.

Vache Gabrielyan's brother-in-law arrested for bribery attempt

Nvard Arakelyan, Spokesperson for the State Service for Food Safety, told ArmInfo that two employees of the State Service were arrested for an attempt of taking a bribe in exchange for a permission to sell expired food products.

Minister names address of rebuilt Afrikyans' building

Minister of Urban Development of Armenia Narek Sargsyan promised that "tangible results" in implementation of "Old Yerevan" project will be achieved this year.

INECOBANK explains: One of key prerequisites of merger with ProCredit Bank was similarity of corporate governance culture and availability of professional teams

Remarks voiced in the Armenian Parliament said that the closure of ProCredit Bank will leave over 100 employees jobless. In response, INECOBANK - the new owner of ProCredit Bank - has come out with a statement: "One of the key prerequisites of the merge was the similarity of the two banks' corporate governance culture and the availability of professional teams. In fact, this can be considered the most important asset acquired by INECOBANK".

Anelik Bank increases number of its branches to 15 by opening a new "Erebuni" branch in Yerevan

By opening a new "Erebuni" branch in Yerevan (at 7/60, Erebuni), Anelik Bank has increased the number of its branches to 15. The press office of the Bank has told ArmInfo that the new branch is equipped with up-to-date facilities and it is ready to provide the full package of banking services to the customers on favorable terms: account maintenance, consumer and business loans, provision of local and international cards, attraction of time deposits, acceptance of utility payments, local and international remittances, etc.

Australian Senator delivers a speech in Senate, supporting independence of Nagorno-Karabakh

Senator Joe Bullock of Western Australia delivered a speech in Australia's Senate, blasting the anti-Armenian stance on Nagorno-Karabakh recently expressed by his fellow Federal Australian politician, Member of Parliament for Cowan, Luke Simpkins, Asbarez reports.

Vice-Speaker of Armenian Parliament: Baku's efforts to introduce element of inter-religious conflict to Karabakh problem are unallowable

Vice-Speaker of Armenian parliament Eduard Sharmazanov condemned Baku's latest efforts to introduce element of inter-religious conflict to Karabakh problem.

Cello player Narek Hakhnazaryan to record Witold Lutoslawski's compositions for BBC Radio 3

Well-known cello player Narek Hakhnazaryan will record Witold Lutoslawski's compositions for BBC Radio 3. The musician told reporters on January 25 that the work will be done in a month. "I have never performed Lutoslawski's compositions. I look forward to doing it," Hakhnazaryan said.

Armenia to perform in first semi-finals of Eurovision 2016

According to the results of the drawing held in Stockholm, Armenia will perform in the first semi-finals of Eurovision Song Contest 2016.

Ralph Yirikian's personal support to people living in borderland village of Khachik

The housing problem of two more families is solved in the the borderland Khachik village of Vayots Dzor region. With the personal support of Ralph Yirikian one family has finished the construction of their half-built house, and another one has renovated the roof of its house. For the housing project Fuller Center for Housing Armenia has yet again undertaken the organization of the construction works, the company's press-office said.

Rostelecom provides Nubarashen boarding school No.2 with IP television

Rostelecom has provided IP Television connection to Nubarashen boarding school No.2. To note, 70 children attend that school. The press office of the company has told ArmInfo that IP television will give the children an opportunity to watch a variety of TV programs on 148 channels, including sport, music and education programs. "It is important for us to provide high-class services to all our customers regardless of their status and location.