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Armenian National Congress calls on the citizens to join the campaign against rising energy costs on May 27

Armenia's simultaneous cooperation with NATO and CSTO creates no problems, a German official says

Orange Foundation continues community development projects in Syunik region

"Rusastanyan 20" and "Rusastanyan 35" Beeline services available for postpaid subscribers

American Congressman: Menace of Terrorism and Radical Islam might Unite Armenians and Azerbaijani

Diplomatic source: Final declaration of Riga summit should be a consensus document that would refer to the views of Armenia and Belarus

"No to Robbery" to hold a motor rally on May 23

Belgian prime minister says Armenian Genocide did happen and no one in Belgium thinks differently about it

VTB Bank (Armenia) offers "Super-rate" offer - conscientious borrowers regain 10% of the loan interest paid

"Eastern Partnership" Declaration Unanimously Adopted with only UN Countries Endorsing the Wording on "Annexation of Crimea"

Latvian FM says Armenia and Azerbaijan can claim visa liberalization with EU, if they meet all the necessary requirements

European Commissioner: Cross-border cooperation between Armenia and Azerbaijan to open up new opportunities for Karabakh conflict settlement

OSCE Planned Monitoring: Azerbaijan fails to lead monitoring mission to frontline

William Lahue: NATO's Cooperation with Partners not Against Russia's Interests

ESCAP Forecasts 0.9% Growth of Armenia's Economy and 4.7% of Inflation

President of Armenia: Nagorno Karabakh has no relation whatsoever to Azerbaijan's territorial integrity

Conditioned by Wording on Artsakh Azerbaijan Refused to Sign "Eastern Partnership" Declaration

Ara Nranyan stresses the need to avoid unreasonable stimulation of import and regressive closure of markets

The Number of Operating Air Carriers in Armenia Decreased from 35 to 27 since the "Open Skies" Policy Implementation

30 people interrogated under case of attempted assassination of Syunik Governor

Edward Sharmazanov: Genocide of Armenians, Pontics and Assyrians is a Disgraceful Page of Human History

Armenian-German Forum has been Launched in Bundestag

Ashot Ghulyan Re-elected as Speaker pf Artsakh Parliament

South Caucasus Railway launches sale of Yerevan-Batumi-Yerevan tickets

Businessman Tigran Karapetyan to Bring Suit against Adviser to Syunik Governor for Slander

Azerbaijan Trying to Hinder the NATO Seminar in Yerevan

Armenian Government Endorsing a Draft Document with Microsoft

German Chancellor says Germany respects Armenia's point-of-view

Human rights defender: To fight tortures of suspects, legislative reform is needed in Armenia

Polish MP says friendly relations with Armenia have always been important to Poland

Oppositionist slams Prosecutor General for concealing Syunik Governor's crimes

Armenian delegation participates in NATO Military Committee meeting in Brussels

European Organizations to Allocate about 8.07 Mln EUR to Armenia for Garbage Collection

Reuters: As Armenia and Belarus refuse to sign up the statement on Crimea, EU diplomats say compromise text would be put to them

Dunja Mijatovic: In Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Belarus freedom of media under threat

Shootings Towards Syunik Governor's Car

On May 21 Serzh Sargsyan Will Leave for Latvia to Participate in the Riga Summit

Armenia among Eurovision finalists

Howard Stevenson: We believe investments like Amulsar will be key to raising the bar

VTB Bank (Armenia) funds construction of Progress Agro greenhouse facility

U.S. Ambassador Marks International Day Against Homophobia

"Ecotomato" Company's New Greenhouse was Opened with Financial Support from VTB Bank (Armenia)

Man Attacked by Syunik Governor's Son Loses His Eye

Newspaper: Armen Ashotyan to be appointed as Secretary of National Security Council

ACBA: A Year with and without Stepan Gishyan

"Stepan Gishyan" Benevolent Fund Set Up Upon the Initiative of ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank

Gagik Tsarukyan's guard pressing Abovyan residents protesting against oligarch's actions

22/05 19:23 Armenian National Congress calls on the citizens to join the campaign against rising energy costs on May 27

Armenian National Congress (ANC) calls on the citizens of Armenia to join the march against rising energy costs on May 27, Levon Zurabyan, the head of ANC Faction in the Parliament, said at the weekly parliamentary briefings.

22/05/2015 19:22

Armenia's simultaneous cooperation with NATO and CSTO creates no problems, a German official says

It is for Armenia to decide how and in what direction to develop its security vector, Jasper Wieck, the head of the political department of permanent representation of the Federal Republic of Germany in NATO, said at a press conference in Yerevan on May 22

22/05/2015 19:19

American Congressman: Menace of Terrorism and Radical Islam might Unite Armenians and Azerbaijani

Islamic State terrorist organization is to be destroyed until it has impaired the whole world, believes American congressman, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats Dana Rohrabacher.

22/05/2015 19:18

Diplomatic source: Final declaration of Riga summit should be a consensus document that would refer to the views of Armenia and Belarus

The final declaration of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit in Riga should be a consensus document that would refer to the opinions of Armenia and Belarus, a diplomatic source told TASS on May 22.

22/05/2015 19:17

"No to Robbery" to hold a motor rally on May 23

The "No to Robbery" movement that protests against the growth in the electric power tariffs, will hold a motor rally in Yerevan on May 23. The movement will start the motor rally at 5 pm from the Victory Bridge.

22/05/2015 19:16

Belgian prime minister says Armenian Genocide did happen and no one in Belgium thinks differently about it

Genocide of Armenians did happen and no one in Belgium has different opinion about it, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel told La Libre newspaper when commenting on the refusal of Belgia's Turk parliamentarians to participate in the Armenian Genocide Centennial events.

22/05/2015 19:13

Latvian FM says Armenia and Azerbaijan can claim visa liberalization with EU, if they meet all the necessary requirements

In case of desire and fulfillment of the necessary requirements, Armenia and Azerbaijan can claim visa liberalization with EU, Foreign Minister of Latvia Edgars Rinkevics told Kommersant newspaper

22/05/2015 19:08

William Lahue: NATO's Cooperation with Partners not Against Russia's Interests

NATO's cooperation with partners is not directed against the interests of Russia, Jasper Wieck, the head of the political department of permanent representation of the Federal Republic of Germany in NATO, said during the May 22 press conference in Yerevan. He said this when asked to explain why Moscow was blamed for bringing about the Nagorno- Karabakh conflict and non-willingness to settle it during the NATO PA Plenary Session.

21/05/2015 18:20

30 people interrogated under case of attempted assassination of Syunik Governor

Tigran Karapetyan, the CEO of "Goris Gamma" OJSC, and Artak Budaghyan, the brother of Avetik Budaghyan killed in the incident near Suren Khachatryan's house, have also been interrogated. Tigran Karapetyan has told ArmInfo that specialists have taken his specimen for examination.

21/05/2015 18:18

Edward Sharmazanov: Genocide of Armenians, Pontics and Assyrians is a Disgraceful Page of Human History

Genocide of Armenians, Pontics and Assyrians is one of the most disgraceful and tragic pages of human history, said RA NA Deputy Speaker Edward Sharmazanov in Athens.

21/05/2015 18:17

Armenian-German Forum has been Launched in Bundestag

On May 20 the official opening of the Armenian- German forum took place at Bundestag. The Armenian MFA press-office informs ArmInfo that the forum pursues an aim of extending and developing the Armenian-German political, economic, cultural and scientific cooperation.

21/05/2015 16:35

Businessman Tigran Karapetyan to Bring Suit against Adviser to Syunik Governor for Slander

Former candidate for Goris governor, CEO of "Goris Gamma" OJSC Tigran Karapetyan will bring suit against Volodya Hovhannisyan, the adviser to Syunik governor Suren Khachatryan, for slandering him and his family, Karapetyan told ArmInfo journalist.

21/05/2015 16:34

Azerbaijan Trying to Hinder the NATO Seminar in Yerevan

Head of the Armenian Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (PA) Koryun Nahapetyan has said that Azerbaijan is trying to hinder the NATO Rose Roth seminar in Yerevan.

21/05/2015 15:37

German Chancellor says Germany respects Armenia's point-of-view

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed the parliament on the eve of her departure to Riga for the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Summit saying among the six countries in the eastern partnership, there are "vastly different expectations from the various countries."

21/05/2015 15:21

Polish MP says friendly relations with Armenia have always been important to Poland

Armenian Ambassador to Poland Edgar Ghazaryan and Polish Senator Wlodzimierz Cimoszewicz discussed the Armenian-Polish cooperation, the Armenian Foreign Ministry press-office told ArmInfo.

21/05/2015 15:20

Oppositionist slams Prosecutor General for concealing Syunik Governor's crimes

Prosecutor General of Armenia Gevorg Kostanyan is personally responsible for concealing the crimes committed by Syunik Govenror Surik Khachatryan, MP Nikol Pashinyan said in the Parliament after Kostanyan reported on the activity of the Prosecutor General's Office.

21/05/2015 15:16

Armenian delegation participates in NATO Military Committee meeting in Brussels

Armenia's delegation led by the head of the Armed Forces General Staff, Major General Yuri Khachaturov attended the meeting of the NATO Committee in Brussels on May 20.

21/05/2015 13:25

Reuters: As Armenia and Belarus refuse to sign up the statement on Crimea, EU diplomats say compromise text would be put to them

Armenia and Belarus refused to sign up to any statement that called "Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula illegal" and EU diplomats said a compromise text would be put to them, reports Reuters, citing its diplomatic sources.

21/05/2015 13:24

Dunja Mijatovic: In Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Belarus freedom of media under threat

The first Eastern Partnership (EaP) Media Conference started in Riga on May 20. The principle of serving the truth is the biggest problem in the media, said the participants of the Conference. President of the Club of Madrid, former President of Latvia Vaira Vike-Freiberga pointed out that this problem is more clearly seen in the countries that are controlled by oligarchs.

20/05/2015 18:36

On May 21 Serzh Sargsyan Will Leave for Latvia to Participate in the Riga Summit

ArmInfo's reliable source has informed that on May 21 president of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan will lead the Armenian delegation to Latvia for the participation in the Riga Summit of the Eastern Partnership.

19/05/2015 12:20

Newspaper: Armen Ashotyan to be appointed as Secretary of National Security Council

Minister of Education and Science of Armenia Armen Ashotyan will be appointed as Secretary of the National Security Council shortly, according to a local newspaper "Irates de facto."

16/05/2015 16:08

ARFD: Reunification of four opposition parties unlikely

Reunification of the four parliamentary opposition parties is unlikely, as the opposition lack a single agenda, Artsvik Minasyan, parliamentarian from ARFD Party, told reporters, on May 16.

16/05/2015 15:48

Tigran Urikhanyan: Alliance Party founded on the public demand

Tigran Urikhanyan has been elected as the leader of the Alliance Progressive Centrist Party of Armenia. The founding congress of the political party was held today, on May 16.

15/05/2015 19:27

Eduard Sharmazanov: A person who commits a crime must be punished and no matter who he is and whose relative he is

A person who commits a crime must be punished to the fullest extent of the law and no matter who he is and whose relative he is, Eduard Sharmazanov, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament, Spokesperson for the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, said on the heels of the RPA Executive Board meeting when commenting on beating of a Goris resident.

15/05/2015 19:25

Dozens of public organizations demand punishment for police officers that used violence against mothers of killed soldiers

As many as 27 public organizations of Armenia demand the Prosecutor General's Office to being responsible the police officers who used violence against the women rallying outside the president's residence after non-combat deaths of their sons in army.

15/05/2015 19:24

Opposition parliamentarian suspects authorities of embezzling funds provided for construction of North- South Transport Corridor

Head of the Armenian National Congress Faction in the Parliament Levon Zurabyan has suspicions that the authorities and profile organizations in Armenia have embezzled the funds provided for the construction of the north-South Transport Corridor.

15/05/2015 17:39

ANC collects signatures to set up a parliamentary commission to study electric power tariffs

The parliamentary group of the Armenian National Congress Party (ANC) has initiated collection of signatures to set up a parliamentary commission to study the electric power tariffs. 44 MPs' signatures are need.

15/05/2015 13:54

Ilgar Velizade: Prospect of destructive domestic political scenarios in Azerbaijan one of unifier factors for Baku and Moscow

In an interview with ArmInfo, Ilgar Velizade, a famous Azerbaijani expert and the head of the "South Caucasus" Club of Political Scientists tells about the upcoming Eastern Partnership (EaP) Riga Summit, some nuances in the relations of Azerbaijan with Russia and U.S., the agenda of the Russian –Turkish relations, the prospects of the Islamic factor in Azerbaijan, and Iran’s role in the global and regional processes.

14/05/2015 16:27

Expertise Results: Only One Person Fired Shots in Avetisyans' House in Gyumri

Results of forensic medical examination and DNA testing have shown that only one person fired shots in Avetisyans' house in Gyumri. Lawyer of Avetisyan family's legal successors Lusine Sahakyan has said at a press conference in Yerevan that having matched the disposition of the rooms, direction of shots, DNA analysis on the clothes it becomes clear that there was one person only to fire all the shots - Russian soldier Valery Permyakov.

14/05/2015 16:08

Minister of Justice RA Believing it Impossible to Comment on Incident with Syunik Governor's Son Involved

Commenting on journalists' question regarding the involvement of Syunik governor Suren Khachatryan's son in an incident, minister of Justice RA Hovhannes Manukyan said that impunity is bad in all terms.

14/05/2015 16:04

Spanish Senate Rejecting a Bill on Recognition and Condemnation of Armenian Genocide

On May 13 the Spanish Senate held a discussion on the Armenian Genocide.

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