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RPA: OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs’ latest statement was addressed to Azerbaijan

French citizen lost in Gegarkunik region of Armenia

RPA does not hurry to assess 100 day activity of Hovik Abrahamyan's government

Serzh Sargsyan sees no need in arming of population of border villages

Seyran Ohanyan: Armenia has been putting in place ‘engineering facilities’ along with other measures to prevent attempts by Azerbaijani sabotage groups to infiltrate into its territory

Charges brought against Levon Hayrapetyan

Azeri State Committee for Refugees: Issues of the return of Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev and the transfer of Hasan Hasanov's dead body are under control of President Aliyev

Armenian Government tries to repay its debts by transferring state-owned enterprises' assets to a U.S. company

Armenian environmentalists comment on Red Book apes imported to Armenia

All U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Armenia are strongly encouraged to enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

The ICRC has already started talks to return Azeri saboteur's corpse, Azerbaijani State Committee says

Stepan Safaryan: OSCE Minsk Group prefers stroking naughty Azerbaijan

Edward Nalbandian advises his Azerbaijani counterpart not to use international arena for propaganda

Political expert: OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs want to lobby the meeting between Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan

Shmuel Meirom: Israel is willing to contribute of its experience in the field of economy, but it cannot force Israeli business to invest in Armenia

OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs express their serious concern about the increase in tensions and violence in Karabakh conflict zone

Heritage Party considers Volodya Avetisyan to be a political prisoner

Rostelecom expands its sales and customer service network

Arthur Grigoryan appointed commercial manager of mobile communication division at Beeline Armenia

Edward Nalbandian: Armenia wants to start a dialogue on abolishment of visa regime with EU

Edward Nalbandian: Unlike Azerbaijan, Armenia has been consistently proving its adherence to the principles of international law

No third tailing dump in Tukhmanuk

Edward Nalbandian: Turkey, which is striving to the EU, has shut down the border to the neighboring state, whereas a principle of free movement at the EU territory is one of the basic norms

Ali Hasanov: If international organizations can not resolve the conflict, let them step aside and the two neighboring states solve the problem themselves

Vladimir Dorokhin: None of the Azerbaijanis detained at the territory of Armenia are Russian citizens

"Mika cement" to replace owner

Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan: The Azerbaijani people do not believe the OSCE Minsk Group

OSCE representative concerned about Armenia court decision forcing media outlets to disclose sources

The NKR Minister of Foreign Affairs received the Head of the ICRC Mission in Nagorno-Karabakh

Members of Karabakh parliament made a statement to protect Levon Hayrapetyan

"Vallex" Group celebrates Miner's Day

Commandos: Levon Hayrapetyan's arrest is a result of hard work of Azerbaijani and Russian secret services

Ivan Kukhta: The government of Ukraine owns irrefutable evidence of separatists' blame for the crash of the Malaysian Boeing

According to the results of the first half of 2014, growth rates of Ameriabank's indices exceed average market level

ACBA-CREDIT ACRICOLE BANK and American Express have announced the launch of new card "The ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK American Express® Cash Back Card"

No visa regime between Georgia and Armenia

Vahagn Hovnanyan: It is necessary to hold a protest action in front Russia's Embassy in Armenia to support Levon Hayrapetyan

Political expert: Growth of tension at the border is a regular ill-fated expression of complexes by Azerbaijan

James Warlick: The number of incidents and resulting deaths and injuries is also a setback in our efforts to work with parties to find a lasting peace

Lake Sevan is on the verge of environmental disaster

Life of the three persons injured in Kashatagh as a result of a landmine explosion is out of danger

EU welcomes ruling of Turkish Constitutional Court regarding investigation into the 2007 murder of Turkish- Armenian journalist Hrant Dink

Armavir mayor's car explodes in mine-studded territory of Kashatagh

Newspaper: Armenian oligarch's company worked in the shadow

Nagorno-Karabakh Police publish details of the case of Azeri saboteurs

Eastern Partnership countries cannot join European Union within the next 5 years

Expert: Decision to increase water release from Lake Sevan to 270 mln cu m is a shady transaction

RESO Insurance Company compensates for damage under hull insurance in 90.9% of cases

VTB Bank (Armenia) and Visa announce the launch of Summer with VTB campaign

Orange Foundation opens a Youth center in Chinari and a computer center in Zorakan in Tavush region

Regional

Georgian Parliament Speaker to Visit Israel

Jury to Pass Verdict on Accomplices to Georgian General's Murderer in Moscow

Municipal Transport Drivers to Hold Protest Rally Throughout Georgia

The National Press Day

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

25/07 13:12 French citizen lost in Gegarkunik region of Armenia

On 25 July a French citizen was lost in Gegarkunik region of Armenia. As press-service of Emergency Situations Ministry reported, a French citizen J. P., who was lost in Armenia's Sevan on July 24, appeared to the Police Department of Sevan City on July 25 at 10:25.

25/07/2014 12:09

Charges brought against Levon Hayrapetyan

The Investigation Committee of the Russian Federation has brought charges against Levon Hayrapetyan for misappropriation (Article 160) and money laundering (Article 174).

22/07/2014 23:05

"Vallex" Group celebrates Miner's Day

"Vallex" Group companies together with Administration of Lori region and Mayor's office of Alaverdi celebrated the Miner's Day on 20 July. The event was also dedicated to the 244th anniversary of the Alaverdi copper plant.

18/07/2014 12:33

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

According to the information delivered by Foreign Ministry of the Netherlands to the Foreign Ministry of Armenia, there is no Armenian citizen on board of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane Boeing 777 that crashed in Ukraine, press-service of Armenia's FM reported.

18/07/2014 12:31

After arrest Levon Hayrapetyan's health condition has got worse

After the recent arrest the health condition of well-known Armenian businessman and philanthropist Levon Hayrapetyan has got worse, says "Levon Hayrapetyan" page in Facebook.

18/07/2014 12:21

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

Armenia's Foreign Ministry has been getting more specific information about availability of Armenian citizens on board of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane Boeing 777 that crashed in Ukraine, press-secretary of the Ministry, Tigran Balayan, told Arminfo correspondent.

16/07/2014 15:38

Russian special services detain well-known Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan

The Russian special services have detained one of the richest Armenian businessmen in the world Levon Hayrapetyan on suspicion of being privy to the notorious "Kingisep" criminal group.

16/07/2014 15:35

"Keep Away From Our Pockets" initiative urges Armenia's drivers not to pay fines for violating traffic rules

The civic initiative "Keep Away From Our Pockets" urges Armenia's drivers not to pay fines for violating the traffic rules but to challenge the fines in a judicial procedure, Vardan Hakobyan, one of the organizers of the initiative, said at today's press conference.

16/07/2014 14:39

There are Armenians among victims of subway accident in Moscow

There are Armenians among the victims of the subway accident that took place in Moscow on Tuesday morning, reports Armenia's Foreign Ministry with reference to the Embassy of Armenia in Russia.

16/07/2014 12:14

Dead body of 17-year-old Smbat Tsakanyan found in woods near Karvachar

The dead body of 17-year-old Smbat Tsakanyan was found in woods between the Karvachar and Manashid communities in Nagorno-Karabakh's Shahumyan district on Tuesday, reports the press service of Nagorno-Karabakh's Police.

15/07/2014 18:27

According to the preliminary data, no Armenian citizens among Moscow Metro derailment casualties

According to the preliminary information of the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia to Russia, there are no Armenians listed among the Moscow Metro derailment casualties.

14/07/2014 16:30

Civil initiative "No to robbery" calls on Armenian citizens to take an active part in signatures collection against growth of electric power tariffs

Civil initiative "No to robbery" has called on Armenian citizens to take an active part in signatures collection against growth of electric power tariffs.

11/07/2014 14:17

"ArmenTel": Despite the position occupied in the company, the company applies to the relevant instances, if a man is an abuser

The investigation department of Armenia's National Security Service has filed a lawsuit linked with financial misconduct at "ArmenTel", a source from the press-service of the National Security Service told Arminfo correspondent. He also added that the lawsuit was filed long ago, but declined to specify the date and other details of the case.

04/07/2014 13:26

Armenian Ombudsman on Afrikyan building: Relocating the monument for urban development purposes runs counter to European Convention on Protection of Archaeological Heritage

The Human Rights Defender's Office of Armenia has released a statement on the situation around the dismantlement of the Afrikyan building in Yerevan. "We studied the situation and arrived at the conclusion that the incomplete compliance of the Armenian legislation with the European Convention on the Protection of the Archaeological Heritage is a serious flaw in protection of the Afrikyan building and other monuments. Armenia ratified that Convention on 21 November 2008. In particular, the Armenian legislation fails to regulate the issues related to dismantlement of the cultural and historical monuments", the statement says.

02/07/2014 21:58

Larisa Alaverdyan: Ministry of Culture makes a rather clumsy attempt to conceal human rights violation by its inactivity

On July 2 evening activists held a protest action against dismantlement of the Afrikyan building. They have repeatedly stated that they do not believe the building will be restored within the frames of the Old Yerevan project.

02/07/2014 21:55

Activists demand revising Regulator's decision on the rise of electric power tariffs

Dozens of people are taking part in the hearings. The participants are expressing their indignation, because they think that the rise in electricity tariffs will lead to growth in prices of other commodities and services as well. They consider that the Public Services Regulatory Commission of Armenia should declare its own decision null and void.

02/07/2014 15:56

Households in Armenia to switch off their electric power for an hour on 5 July as a sign of protest against rising electricity rate

Democratic Party of Armenia has disseminated a statement wherein it urge the citizens to express their protest against the rising electric power tariff and switch off the electric power at their homes for an hour at 10:00pm on 5 July.

02/07/2014 12:24

Afrikyans Club's facade demolished

The facade of the ancient building of Afrikyans Club in the center of Yerevan has been completely demolished, Wednesday. Actually, the last weeks' public protests against demolition of the building proved useless. The remaining part of the building will be demolished soon.

01/07/2014 14:00

Armenian Police detains several activists

The protest action in front of the Public Services Regulatory Commission building in Yerevan, against possible raising of electricity tariff in Armenia is gradually turning into a "fight" between activists and policemen. As Arminfo correspondent reported, the situation is getting more intense. The policemen cordoned off Saryan street, broke activists to small groups and started "keeping a crowd back".

01/07/2014 13:10

Activists protesting against rising electricity rate demand meeting with Head of Public Services Regulatory Committee

Head of the Public Services Regulatory Committee (PSRC) Staff Mikael Soghomonyan has sown discord between the activists protesting against rising electricity tariff in front of the Committee.

01/07/2014 12:51

Valery Osipyan urges Levon Zurabyan to bring ANC Youth Wing activists to heel

Deputy Head of the Yerevan Police Valery Osipyan has urged Levon Zurabyan, Head of the Armenian National Congress (ANC) Faction, to bring the ANC Youth Wing activists to heel to avoid a clash of the activists and the police.

01/07/2014 12:34

Participants in action of protest against rising electricity rate demand participation in PSRC meeting

Participants in the ongoing action of protest against rising electricity rate demand participation in the meeting of the Public Services Regulatory Committee (PSRC), ArmInfo's correspondent reports from the spot.

01/07/2014 12:04

People picketing Public Services Regulatory Committee building protesting against rising electricity rate

Over 300 people have gathered in front of the Public Services Regulatory Committee (PSRC) building protesting against rising electricity rate, ArmInfo's correspondent reports from the spot.

30/06/2014 23:01

Zaruhi Postanjyan congratulates Serzh Sargsyan on his 60th anniversary and wishes him to be deprived of power and to be brought to criminal responsibility

Heritage MP Zaruhi Postanjyan has congratulated Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on his 60th anniversary. Postanjyan has sent Sargsyan a postcard featuring Pablo Picasso's The Tragedy and the following text, "Dear Serzh Sargsyan! Today you are 60 years old.

30/06/2014 22:58

Administrative Court refuses to initiate proceedings on the Afrikyan building case

The Administrative Court has refused to initiate proceedings on the Afrikyan building case. To recall, the Helsinki Committee of Armenia and "Urbanlab Yerevan" NGO applied to the Administrative Court of Armenia to declare the Afrikyan building-related decisions of the Municipality and the Government invalid.

27/06/2014 22:08

Armenian President ratifies draft amendments to law on accumulate pensions

On Friday Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan ratified draft amendments to the law on accumulate pensions, reports the press service of the Armenian President. Earlier the I Am Against! movement asked Sargsyan to veto the bill.

27/06/2014 21:57

Criminal case instituted against Deputy Head of Yerevan Police

The Special Investigation Service of Armenia has instituted a criminal case against Deputy Head of Yerevan Police Valery Osipyan, Spokesperson for the Special Investigation Service Mikayel Aharonyan has told ArmInfo's correspondent.

27/06/2014 21:56

Residents of Yerevan protest against alienation of their flats in businessman Samvel Mayrapetyan's favor

The residents of 23 and 25, Teryan St. and 37, Lalayants St. in Yerevan have held another protest action against alienation of their flats in businessman Samvel Mayrapetyan's favor.

27/06/2014 21:52

Architect: Afrikyan building was robbed

The Afrikyan building was robbed, architect Levon Vardanyan, author of the Old Yerevan project, said at a press conference on Friday. He said that over the past few years unknown people have stolen the cantilevered balconies, stair flights and doors of the building. He added that he had applied to the Police but that gave no result.

27/06/2014 15:27

A military off-road vehicle crashes into a residential house in Armenia killing one and wounding two

A military off-road vehicle UAZ 3962 has crashed into a house on the road from Berd to Mehrab, Tavush region, Armenia.

25/06/2014 18:34

Rock musicians rise up for support of Afrikyan building

The Beautified Project, a well-known rock band, has risen up for the support of the Afrikyan building, which faces the prospect of being dismantled to broaden the roadway. "I do not want to make ashamed by the future generations for destruction of the beautiful 130-year-old building. How can we criticize our enemies if we ourselves display such an attitude to our own country?" says the band frontman Andre Simonian to ArmInfo.