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Armenian Foreign Minster says Baku seeks to fail the Karabakh negotiations with its efforts to change their format

Exposition of "Open Game" Championship of Computer and Mobile Games to take place on the 26th of October

French parliamentarian Valerie Boyer introduces new bill criminalizing genocide denial

Beeline and Cafesjian Center for the Arts launch two free of charge education programs

In Jan-Sept 2014 Areximbank-Gazprombank Group registered 63% growth in foreign exchange transfers through SWIFT

Levon Ter-Petrosyan: In Eurasian Economic Union Armenia will not be less sovereign than Russia, Kazakhstan or Belarus

Gagik Tsarukyan says his Party may demand power change

Levon Ter-Petrosyan: Armenia is experiencing a strong wave that seeks change of power and has all chances to succeed

Opposition four parties marching along Yerevan streets

Raffi Hovannisian: There will be a legal revolution in Armenia

Aram Manukyan: Armenian people seeks to govern the country

Expert: Only Azerbaijan gains from Serzh Sargsyan's policy

Vartan Oskanian: The system can be broken only through a power change

NASDAQ OMX Armenia provides ArmSwissBank with a status of market maker of National Mortgage Company's bonds

Chief of Russia's Federal Customs Service: Russia is not going to interfere in customs activities on Armenian-Nagorno-Karabakh border

Sharmazanov: Nobody, even if he wants very much, can name at least one fact which is evidence of incapability of the Armenian authorities

Oppositionist: Opposition's task during its rallies is to make best of people's resolution to change ruling regime

A member of the parliament from ARFD wishes success to the opposition three

RPA member: The opposition three is unpredictable

VivaCell-MTS has invested 55 million AMD for the housing project in the borderland villages of Armenia and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia has undertaken the implementation of the project

Head of Russian Federal Customs Service: Russia does not intend to interfere in customs officers' activities on border between Armenia and Karabakh

Serzh Sargsyan's message to Washington: We believe that the whole of mankind should be consistent in the recognition, condemnation and exclusion of denialism of genocides

CJSC Armenian Copper Programme reduces blister copper production 9,8% for nine months of 2014

Ex-governor of Vayots Dzor, Edgar Ghazaryan - an ambassador to Poland

Sargsyan-Aliyev-Hollande meeting to take place on 27 October

Serzh Sargsyan: Germany is Armenia's vital partner and a friendly country

Edward Sharmazanov: The breakthrough in the Karabakh process depends on the position of Baku

OSCE MG Co-chairs share expectations from upcoming meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian Presidents in Paris

Former premier of Armenia calls on the government to change methodology of GDP calculation

Parliament member: A draft law has been submitted to the parliament that has nothing in common with residents of the bordering communities

Expert: Deposits with radioactive elements in a scattered state are being developed in Armenia

Parliamentarian: On 2 Jan 2015, Armenia will find itself in quite new economic environment, something that Government is absolutely not ready for

Governor of Armenia's Vayots Dzor Region relieved of his duties upon his own request

Environmentalists to protest against shooting of wolves

Armenian MP: Armenia has crossed the red line of economic security

"Grozniy-Avia" airline to launch Simferopol-Yerevan flight

Beeline launches "Unlimited Internet Super" service

ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK opens new branch in Yerevan

Tigran Khzmalyan: Armenia has linked its Noah's Arc to Russia's sinking Titanik that is still selling tickets

Irina Kamkhadze: We see no downward tendency of Visa growth rates in Armenian market

VTB Bank (Armenia) Visa cardholder becomes winner of Summer with VTB campaign and gets a vacation package to Malta for two persons

Delegation of IFC and EBRD visits Amulsar Gold Project site

Oppositionist: The case with ASALA veteran demonstrates state terrorism in Armenia

Armenia's Health Care Ministry organizes a training course to assess local doctors' readiness for Ebola

Naira Zohrabyan: There is no sector in Armenia where human rights are not breached

Speaker of the Armenian parliament agrees to the idea that there are numerous unsettled conceptual problems in the republic

Gabor Brodi: Armenia must not choose between European Union and its neighbors in the region

A delegation of South Caucasus Railway to attend 61st meeting of CIS Rail Transport Council in Baku

Georgian Ambassador: Armenia and Georgia are facing problems in their trade relations

ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank sums up CASHBACK QUEST results

21/10 15:18 Armenia's Health Care Ministry organizes a training course to assess local doctors' readiness for Ebola

Armenia's Health Care Ministry has conducted a training course with a view to assess local doctors' readiness for Ebola. The website of the Ministry quotes Armenia's Health Care Minister Armen Muradyan as saying that Armenian doctors must be ready for the virus.

18/10/2014 11:56

RA Ombudsman Karen Andreasyan hosted at VivaCell-MTS

VivaCell-MTS hosted RA Ombudsman Karen Andreasyan, who conducted a meeting-seminar workshop on "Human Rights in Businesses" for the Company's employees. The seminar was aimed at increasing the awareness of VivaCell-MTS staff on issues connected to Human Rights and their exercise in the relationships between the Company and its stakeholders, including employees, clients, suppliers, and wider society.

17/10/2014 14:02

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: Love for chess is in Armenians' blood

Love for chess is in Armenians' blood, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov said while opening Chess in Schools international conference in Yerevan on Friday.

14/10/2014 16:52

Geopromining congratulates the Fund "IDeA" on successful realization of the large scale educational project in Dilijan

International group of diversified mining companies GeoProMining ("GPM" or "Company") participated in the official opening ceremony of UWC International school in Dilijan and presented the school with a number of Armenian books in the English language.

13/10/2014 16:12

President of Union of Armenians of Russia: Levon Hayrapetyan's case is result of a conflict between two big businessmen

Levon Hayrapetyan's case is the result of a conflict between two big businessmen, President of the Union of Armenians of Russia Ara Abrahamyan told journalists in Yerevan on Monday.

11/10/2014 19:03

Ruben Vardanyan is sure that UWC Dilijan will be a success

Well-known Russian businessman of Armenian origin, member of the Board of Directors of Ameriabank Ruben Vardanyan is sure that UWC Dilijan will be a success.

10/10/2014 13:18

Russian quota in FLEX to be distributed among Armenia, Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova

Because of Russia's withdrawal from the US Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX), the Russian quota will be distributed among Armenia, Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova, "The New York Times" reported.

09/10/2014 20:46

CE Commissioner for Human Rights concerned about high selective abortion rate in Armenia

CE Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks is concerned about the high rate of selective abortions in Armenia. He specified that in some regions the boy-girl birth ratio is 114-100 or even 124-100 against the average global rate of 104-100.

09/10/2014 18:27

Sociologist: Rallies and migration are the key factors that help to escape Maidan in Armenia

The social tension in Armenia will not turn into the Maidan, mainly because the protesting people either prefer to leave the country or to "let off steam" at the rallies, director of the "Sociometer" Centre, sociologist, Aharon Adibekyan, said at today's press-conference.

08/10/2014 21:42

Armenia's Education and Science Minister bids farewell to DAAD Office Manager

Armenia's Education and Science Minister Armen Ashotyan met on Wednesday with DAAD Office Manager Tina Laufer, who is completing her mission in Armenia.

05/10/2014 11:27

Students from 48 countries admitted to UWC Dilijan College

The UWC Dilijan College has caused a great interest among the students of different countries. Sally Norris, Deputy Head at UWC Dilijan College, said at today's press tour that the College has 96 students from 48 countries, including countries of North America, Eastern Europe, Russia and Australia.

05/10/2014 11:26

Renovated Music School opens in Dilijan

A renovated Music School opened in Dilijan on October 4. Armenian Vice Premier, Minister of Territorial Administration Armen Gevorgyan attended the opening ceremony.

30/09/2014 18:35

Open Day to be held at UWC Dilijan on October 5

On that day the applicants will get an opportunity to receive information about the UWC program, educational system, criteria of admission of students and the procedure of admission to other UWC colleges. "We will be glad to meet with senior formers, who are interested in studying at UWC", says the press release sent to ArmInfo. To attend the Open Day, one should register at http://www.etouches.com/openday.

29/09/2014 19:09

Artifacts from Armenian Highlands cause sensation in the world of science

Researcher from the Archeology and Ethnography Institute of Armenia Boris Gasparyan said that an Armenian-US expedition has found very interesting artifacts in the community of Nor Geghi, the Hrazdan Gorge, where they have worked since 2007. "We have found 320,000-300,000 year-old stone tools, used by Homo Erectus.

29/09/2014 19:01

Hay Tar Mobile App now free of charge

Hay Tar Mobile App is now available free of charge, Armen Ashotyan, Minister of Education and Science of Armenia, said in a Facebook post, on 29 September.

29/09/2014 12:09

Leader of Marxist Party of Armenia dies

Leader of the Marxist Party of Armenia David Hakobyan died, the Scientific Research Institute of Cardiology told ArmInfo.

27/09/2014 15:07

Finding mixture of ~300,000 year-old stone tools in Armenia challenges hypothesis that technique's appearance in Eurasia was result of expansion of hominins from Africa

Artifacts uncovered at a 325,000-year-old archeological site in Armenia suggest that, contrary to what scientists previously thought, Homo sapiens were not the first to develop precision tools, csmonitor.com says referring to an article published by The Science Mag, Friday.

23/09/2014 13:09

President was called to keep the problem of restoration of the Afrikyans' house in the center of attention

They called on the president to take measures for restoration and guarding of the Arikyans' house at Terian Street 11. They also offered him to keep the problem of the historical and cultural monuments of Yerevan in the center of attention and not to let their using for the private purposes.

19/09/2014 08:47

Head of Kapan Meat Factory conditionally sentenced to three years in jail

On September 18, the Court of General Jurisdiction of Syunik Province sentenced Albert Ohanjanyan, Head of the Kapan Meat Factory, to three years and three months in jail under the buffalo meat case, Radio Azatutyun reports.

19/09/2014 08:47

Armenia among the countries that have achieved greatest success in reducing the total number of hungry people in proportion to their national population are

More than 800 million people - or one in every nine on the planet - suffer from hunger, but a new joint UN agency report released today stated that the Millennium Development Goal of halving the proportion of undernourished people by 2015 is still within reach.

18/09/2014 16:18

Armenian archaeologists promise to up-end concept of early humans' migration

Armenian archaeologists are due to make a sensational discovery that will up-end the concept of ancient humans' migration out off the African continent that is considered to be the cradle of the humankind.

16/09/2014 17:48

This year's Viktor Ambartsumian International Prize to be awarded in Yerevan Sept 17

Director of Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory Hayk Harutyunyan told journalists on Monday that three scientists will be awarded the prize this year: Felix Aharonian (Germany) for research in high energy astrophysics, Igor Karachentsev (Russia) and Brent Tully (US) for investigations of nearby universe.

16/09/2014 15:04

President of Armenia promises with a problem of citizens deceived by Tonus company and respond in two days

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan approached several owners of the apartments, which Tonus Construction Company had built in Armenia's capital city Yerevan, and who have assembled nearby the government houses at Proshyan street since early Tuesday morning.

10/09/2014 15:21

Head of Parliament's Security Service hits a female journalist

An incident happened in front of the Armenian National Assembly building, Tuesday. Art Group "Counterblow" hanged a big banner reading "Hello Rob!" [second president Robert Kocharyan - editor's note] on the Gates of the NA front yard.

10/09/2014 10:13

Armenia joins "Sustainable Development Goal, 2015-2030" programme

Armenia has joined the "Sustainable Development Goal, 2015-2030" programme. As Ms. Amalya Grigoryan, Conflict Prevention Officer at Armenian United Nations Association, told ArmInfo correspondent, Armenia is among the countries where the national consultations were held to reveal the problems which are still relevant today.

05/09/2014 19:15

Civil initiative for protection of Teghut to hold a honey festival in Shnogh village

Activist Anna Shahnazaryan said at today's press conference that the festival aims to contribute to development of ecologically friendly agriculture of Shnogh and Teghut villages adjacent to the Teghut deposit. This is the second honey festival, the first one was held in 2013 and following the festival the beekeepers of rural communities were able to sell about 650 kg of honey. About 750 kg more was sold in Yerevan as a result of the sales organized by the activists.

05/09/2014 17:22

Mikhail Grigoryan: Third round of Armenian-Russian tactical exercises was a success

For a soldier an exercise is the goal of his training, a chance to show what he has learned, Commander of the Armenian-Russian Joint Force, Lieut. Gen. Mikhail Grigoryan said after the end of the third stage of Armenian- Russian tactical exercises on Friday.

04/09/2014 01:34

South Caucasus Railway organizes summer holidays of 203 children from railroaders' families

In 2014, a total of 203 children from the railroaders' families spent their summer holidays at the Gugark recreation camp under the patronage of South Caucasus Railway (SCR) CJSC.

03/09/2014 13:15

Alarm was received about availability of an explosive device in Central Hospital "Muratsan"

Today, at 11:00 AM Yerevan time Emergency Situation Ministry received an alarm about availability of an explosive device in Central Hospital "Muratsan".

31/08/2014 10:14

March of Peace, Unity and Solidarity in Yerevan

A March of Peace, Unity and Solidarity will be held in Yerevan on 2 September at the initiative of Yeritasardutyun NGO (Youth NGO), Head of the Organization Gevorg Mkrtchyan told reporters, on 30 August.

26/08/2014 15:25

Mika Stadium placed on auction

The Mika Stadium in Yerevan has been placed on auction by the Judicial Acts Compulsory Enforcement Service (JACES) of the Armenian Ministry of Justice.