Ameriabank organizes Amerianews-Kids event for children aged between 4 and 8 on June 1- International Day for Protection of Children. Famous Armenian actor Mkrtich Arzumanyan (more known as Mko) will master the event, the press-service of the bank informs.
A modern center for diagnostics and treatment of oncological diseases will open in Yerevan by late 2016, Deputy Health Minister of Armenia Vahan Poghosyan said in Parliament.
"According to the media reports and the statement of the Armenian Investigative Committee, on 16 May 2016, at 4:30 pm, an incident occurred in the territory of the Ministry of Transport and Communication, which allegedly involved the minister's bodyguards. In this light, we should say that Minister Gagik Beglaryan has no bodyguards and he has nothing to do with the incident," the Ministry says.
According to the media reports, 5 bodyguards of Armenian Minister of Transport and Communication Gagik Beglaryan have been detained under a case over beating of a businessman's son Sergey Abovyan. Four of them are already under arrest.
Artak Gevorgyan, member of "Counterblow" art group, who is charged of attempting "to crash" into the iron gates of the building of the National Security Service of Armenia, does not agree with the hooliganism charges he faces.
Сегодня днем в столице и ряде регионов Армении резко испортилась погода - грозовой дождь сопровождался штормовым ветром, порывы которого достигали 20 метров в секунду.
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan attended today the ceremony of unveiling of the statue of the Hero of the USSR, Chief Marshal of the USSR armored troops Hamazasp Babajanian.
The General Department of Investigation of Major Cases of the Armenian Investigative Committee has completed the pre-trial investigation of the case over embezzlement at the Electric Networks of Armenia (ENA) CJSC.
The average life expectancy in Armenia is 74.8 years, according to the World Health Organization. The World Health Statistics 2016: Monitoring health for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) says that that dramatic gains in life expectancy have been made globally since 2000, but major inequalities persist within and among countries.
The inhabitants of Garni village have shut off the main road to Garni-Yerevan route demanding to cancel construction of gravity water supply system of Qaghtsrashen, which is illegal in their viewpoint. The new system will deliver water from Azat River through pipes to two communities of Garni, the lands of which according to villagers belong to Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan.
Hovhanness Muradyan, the man who threw a training grenade towards the house of second president of Armenia suffers from paranoid schizophrenia and could not realize the consequences of his actions.
By preliminary data, there were no Armenians on board of EgyptAir plane that crushed into Mediterranean Sea traveling from Paris to Cairo, Tigran Balaryan, Spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry of Armenia, posted on Facebook.
In the framework of the criminal case investigated in the Department of Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of General Military Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee charge was pressed against the Head of motor service unit of Armaments Department of the RA Armed Forces, Colonel Davit Abrahamyan according to the Part 3 of the Article 375 of RA Criminal Code for abusing power which caused materially grave consequences, the press-service of the Investigative Committee reports.
Mihran Poghosyan, participant of Karabakh war, the cousin of Armenian lawmaker Arakel Movsisyan (a.k.a. Shmays) has been arrested for the attempt to illegally sell uranium in Georgia, Armenian media outlets report.
Armenian parliamentarian -businessperson, a member of the Prosperous Armenia Party, Gurgen Arsenyan says he will take all possible legal measures to prove the investigation that his son who was arrested for "malicious" hooliganism just was among the participants in the youth interpersonal squabble.
According to the rating of the European branch of the International Lesbian and Gay Association ILGA, Azerbaijan is the most intolerant country in Europe with regard to sexual minorities. Azerbaijan ranked 49th among 49 countries, after Russia (48th) and Armenia (47th.)
Citing corrupt practices, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has suspended 14 entities and individuals involved with humanitarian aid programs operating from Turkey, reported the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly).
Iveta Mukuchyan, Armenia's participant at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, has reached the finals, which will be held in Stockholm.
Iran named the responsible for crash of Tu-154 passenger plane conducting Tehran-Yerevan flight in 2009, which caused death of 168 people.
The labor union organization of the Electric Networks of Armenia CJSC has bought a flat for Hrach Galstyan's family in Gyumri.
The "Immortal regiment" movement march along the streets in Yerevan for the first time on May 9. The march was part of the events dedicated to the 71st Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.
The problem with the implementation of budget programs for socially vulnerable groups of population in Armenia is caused not by lack of funds but by non-efficiency of the mechanisms, Head of the department of EU Cooperation Hoa-Bin Ajemyan stated today during the event attached to the results of evaluation of budgetary programs of EDRC with financial assistance from Oxfam and EU.
The officials of various Armenian structures, including the security ones, considerably increase their personal income due to the growing number of official cars.
The representatives of the Yazidi community of Armenia have handed a letter to the Armenian President's Administration and the Prosecutor General's Office, requesting them to release Yazidi businessman, philanthropist Jndi Amaryan.
On May 9, the Victory Day, veterans of the Great Patriotic War can travel by the South Caucasus Railway (SCR) electric train free of charge, according to the SCR CJSC.
Administrative fines have been imposed on three police officers for obstruction of journalists' activities in the course of the protests by "We are the Owners of Our Country" public initiative on April 22, Ashot Aharonyan, Head of the Armenian Police Department for Public and Mass Media says in a Facebook post.
The identity of the second passenger killed in a bus explosion in Halabyan Street is established. As the adviser to the Head of Investigative Committee Sona Truzyan informed the identify was established due to DNA expertise and the killed passenger is 55-year old Ruben Balyan whose SIM-card was found at the place of the accident.
The Investigative Committee of Armenia reports more circumstance of last night's bus explosion in Yerevan. Investigators of the Special Cases Department of the Investigative Committee, the National Security Service and Police working at the scene of the explosion, among other important items connected with the incident found a SIM-card. The holder of the card has been identified. He is a citizen of Armenia with two previous convictions. In the course of the search in his apartment, TNT explosive, detonator and various electronic devices were found, the Investigative Committee reports.
Although 12 hours have passed since the night explosion of the bus in Yerevan, the law-enforcement has not made any official statement on the reasons of the explosion, says Nikol Pashinyan, Armenian oppositionist parliamentarian, a member of the Armenian National Congress faction.
Two were killed and seven were wounded in a late night explosion on April 25 in Halabyan Street not far from the center of Yerevan. According to the Investigative Committee of Armenia, it was a Bogdan bus serving the No.63 public transport route.
Prosecutor General's Office of Armenia reports that a criminal case has been initiated on the fact of the bus explosion of April 25. According to the source, the criminal case was opened on the basis of Article 279.3 of the Criminal Code of Armenia (negligently caused human death). The Special Cases Department of the Investigative Committee is in charge of the case.