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Hrant Bagratyan stresses the need to expand the scale of dismissals in Armenian Defense Ministry system

Head of EU Delegation to Armenia: Both Armenians and Azerbaijanis should prepare for peace

Parliamentary forces of Armenia ready to sign "gentleman's agreement" on excluding pre-election bribes

Mammadyarov to Sargsyan: Conditions put forward for resumption of negotiations undermine peace process on settlement

Azerbaijani FM: Russia has offered a phased solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Zaruhi Postanjyan: Large-scale armed hostilities in Artsakh are yet to start

Areximbank-GPB Group staff members visit schools in Armavir region under My Finance Month-2016 project

Armenia's Parliament Vice Speaker: No negotiations are possible unless Azerbaijan stops violating ceasefire

U.S. Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Calls for Leahy Law Investigation of Azerbaijani Abuses

Bako Sahakyan says Karabakh will cede no land and urges world community to reconsider its attitude towards aggressor

Bako Sahakyan: Karabakh conflict cannot be settled, unless Artsakh in involved in peace talks

Konstantin Kosachev: Turkey's stance on Karabakh encourages of one the sides to the conflict to continue it

Azerbaijan continues violating ceasefire arrangements

Armenian Defense Ministry registers 18 incidents on border with Azerbaijan

SCR: Number of railway casualties in Armenia keeps increasingly growing

Ankara hopes Karabakh conflict will be resolved with due regard for 'sovereignty' of Azerbaijan

Beeline extends functions of My Beeline Armenia application

Nikol Pashinyan: Opposition exaggerates Electoral Code's role in holding fair elections

France-Karabakh Circle of Friendship perplexed by lack of Paris' official reaction to Baku's explicit threats

Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army presented evidences of rocket bombardment of Mataghis by Azerbaijani armed forces

Central Bank of Armenia approves merger agreement of ProCredit Bank and INECOBANK

Stratfor forecast: Military escalation will continue to be a possibility in Nagorno-Karabakh, with effects that reach far beyond the bounds of the small contested territory

EU supports peaceful resolution of Karabakh conflict, Malena Mard says

Azerbaijan's armed forces fire more than 240 rounds at Karabakh positions and target Mataghis populated area overnight

Armenia's Defense Ministry: Azerbaijan shells at state border with Armenia

U.S. Department of State: We have remained in contact with both governments and we need to see the peace process back up and running as soon as possible

Manvel Sargsyan: Armenia due to reconsider fundamentally its 20-year-long policy towards Russia

Seyran Ohanyan: There will be no new dismissals in Armenia's defense system

Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army: Adversary's movements noticed on northeastern direction of line of contact

Artsrun Hovhannisyan: Situation in Artsakh is quiet at the moment

Yerevan: The time has come for international community to call Baku to order by using specific measures

Arpine Hovhannisyan: Mihran Poghosyan case is being investigated

Russian foreign ministry: the primary task is to exclude regular outbreak of aggression

Three Armenian servicemen wounded on Line of Contact of Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijani troops

Investigative Committee: Identity of the second killed passenger is established

National Revival: Hermine Naghdalyan's statement is a stab in the back of Artsakh soldier

Communist Party of Russia suggests Vladimir Putin to deploy missiles in Cuba to protect Russia and Armenia

Russia thinks military contacts of Baku and Yerevan may be continued

NKR Defense Army: Baku's reports that Armenian side allegedly uses ammunition banned by international conventions are delirium

Oskanian's party not to demand Serzh Sargsyan's resignation

Stepanakert condemns Baku's attempts to denounce unilaterally the trilateral cease-fire agreement of 12 May 1994

Russian Foreign Ministry: Contribution to search for optimal solutions in Nagorno-Karabakh peace process continued

David Babayan: Politicians who fill their stomachs with caviar or pockets with oil revenues and glorify dictatorships are terrorists too

NKR Defense Ministry calls on Azerbaijan to stop using civilians as human shield

Nikolay Bordyuzha: Flare-up of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict "will blow up the entire Caucasus"

Armenia's Deputy Minister of Defense and OSCE CiO Personal Representative discuss situation in Karabakh

Azerbaijani armed forces open sporadic fire at state border with Armenia overnight

NKR Defense Army soldier killed, as Azerbaijan intensifies shelling

Hayazn Party demonstration demands from authorities not to make any territorial concessions in Karabakh issue

Armenian lawmaker stresses the need to boycott Turkish goods and to ban import of any Turkish products

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27/04 19:25 Investigative Committee: Identity of the second killed passenger is established

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.

26/04/2016 14:55

TNT explosive particles found on fragments of bus that exploded in Yerevan last night: Investigative Committee says

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.

26/04/2016 13:50

Opposition parliamentarian concerned over reliability of official reports on bus explosion in Yerevan

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.

26/04/2016 11:51

Two killed and seven wounded in bus explosion in Armenia

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.

26/04/2016 11:43

Prosecutor General's Office initiative criminal case over bus explosion in Yerevan

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.

24/04/2016 11:33

Serzh Sargsyan, Charles Aznavour, and George Clooney visit Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan

President of Armenia Serzh Sarhsyan, Catholicos of All Armenians His Holiness Karekin II, world famous chanson singer Charles Aznavour, and actor George Clooney, along with participants of the Second Global Forum Against the Crime of Genocide and high- ranking officials and representatives of the priesthood, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan and laid wreaths at the eternal fire.

24/04/2016 06:09

Torchlight march to Armenian Genocide Memorial kicks off in Yerevan

The traditional torchlight march to the Armenian Genocide Memorial has kicked off in Yerevan.

23/04/2016 21:39

Serzh Sargsyan and George Clooney talked on sidelines of Global Forum Against the Crime of Genocide

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and famous Hollywood actor George Clooney had a conversation in the foyer of the Sport-Concert Complex named after Demirchyan before the opening of the Global Forum Against the Crime of Genocide on April 23.

23/04/2016 21:26

Global Forum Against the Crime of Genocide kicks off in Yerevan

2nd Global Forum Against the Crime of Genocide kicked off in Yerevan today. It is planned to adopt a final document at the result of the event.

23/04/2016 09:24

George Clooney and Ruben Vardanyan visit ARARAT Museum in Yerevan

International guests opened their weekend in the nation’s capital for the inaugural ceremony of the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity by visiting the Yerevan Brandy Company and its renowned museum dedicated to the legendary Armenian ARARAT Brandy.

23/04/2016 03:57

George Clooney arrived in Armenia

Hollywood actor George Clooney has arrived in Armenia to participate in the events commemorating the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

23/04/2016 03:54

Beeline Armenia CEO: Speculating on this painful issue in hard times for country is very unethical

Yesterday, on April 21, information was spread in the media that ArmenTel has filed a charge against a soldier demanding to repay the debt to the company. Beeline Armenia CEO Andrey Pyatakhin refuted the claims in his statement spread today.

23/04/2016 03:52

Parliamentary factions of Nagorno-Karabakh urge Russian law-enforcement bodies to release Levon Hayrapetyan

The parliamentary factions of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) urge the law-enforcement bodies of Russia to revise the conditions of Levon Hayrapetyan's imprisonment - to considerably mitigate the sentence and to release him out of humanitarian considerations.

23/04/2016 00:12

Investigative Committee of Armenia institutes criminal cases to find out circumstances of conscript servicemen's death

The Investigative Committee of Armenia has instituted criminal cases to find out the circumstances of the conscript servicemen's death.

22/04/2016 19:54

World-famous chanson singer Charles Aznavour arrives in Armenia

World-famous chanson singer Charles Aznavour arrived in Yerevan on April 21. The 91-year-old French-Armenian singer arrived in Armenia to attend the events commemorating the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey.

20/04/2016 21:25

Person throwing grenade towards Kocharyan's house charged

32 year-old Hovhannes Muradyan, who had thrown a training grenade towards the entrance of the yard of the RA second President Robert Qocharyan's detached house on April 18, has been charged. As the press-service of the RA Investigative Committee informs, drugs at large amount were found and confiscated as a result of search.

19/04/2016 22:22

NKR Government's special account receives 3,140,474,363 drams since April 4

On April 18, 265 privates and legal entities have transferred 352,530,400 drams to the special account opened by the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Government. The money transfers were in terms of the AMD, USD, EUR, and RUR, according to the NKR Government press-office.

19/04/2016 19:42

Man suspected of throwing training grenade towards house of Armenia's second president detained

On April 18, the Police and National Security Service of Armenia detained the resident of Yerevan, certain Hovhanness Muradyan, who is suspected of throwing a training grenade towards the house of Armenia's second president Robert Kocharyan.

19/04/2016 04:40

More than 15 thousand people signed letter to Vladimir Putin asking to revise Levon Hayrapetyan's sentence

Over the past weekend more than 15 thousand people signed an open letter addressed to Russian President Vladimir Putin asking to revise Levon Hayrapetyan's sentence.

19/04/2016 03:52

Citizens of Georgia and Armenia detained by State Security Service of Georgia for attempting to illegally sell uranium

The State Security Service of Georgia has detained three citizens of Armenia and three citizens of Georgia for attempting to illegally sell Uranium-238 for 200 mln USD.

15/04/2016 20:08

Levon Hayrapetyan sentenced to 4 years in penal colony

Zamoskvoretski District Court of Moscow has sentenced businessman Levon Hayrapetyan to 4 years in general regime penal colony and found him guilty in misappropriation of 700 thsd USD received from ex-senator of Bashkiria Igor Izmestyev's mother.

15/04/2016 09:09

Nazik Avdalyan European Weightlifting Champion

29-year old World Champion on weightlifting 2009 Nazik Avdalyan won gold medal in 69 kg weight category. At the European Championship held in Norway Avdalyan gained 237kg and got ahead of Belarusian Darya Pachabut by 1kg.

13/04/2016 03:38

Serviceman Garnik Avetisyan died in an accident

A criminal case has been initiated based on Article 377 point 2 of the Armenia's criminal code (Breach of rules for driving or operating combat, special or transportation vehicles, which negligently caused human death), the press-service of the Armenian Investigative Committee reports.

08/04/2016 07:59

Russia ready to start implementing Armenian government's initiative on use of internal Russian passports for traveling to Armenia

Russia is ready to start implementing the Armenian government's initiative on the use of the internal Russian passports for traveling to Armenia, Russian Prime Minister Dmtiry Medvedev said at a joint press briefing with his Armenian counterpart Hovik Abrahamyan in Yerevan today, on April 7.

03/04/2016 11:14

Mediapoligon-24: 9th international youth seminar on journalism was held with support of VTB Bank Armenia, Russian Reporter, ArmInfo News Agency and Russian-Armenian State University

Mediapoligon-24, 9th international youth seminar on journalism was held in Yerevan between March 28 and April 2 with the support of the VTB Bank (Armenia), the Russian Reporter, a Russian federal magazine, ArmInfo News Agency and the Russian-Armenian University, the press-service of VTB Bank (Armenia) reports.

01/04/2016 13:03

Police: Missing civil activist Karen Vardanyan murdered

Karen Vardanyan, an expert at the Union of Informed Citizens NGO, blogger and civil activist, was murdered, according to the Armenian Police.

25/03/2016 15:00

Fire occurs at Dvin Hotel

Fire occurred at Dvin Hotel in Yerevan. The press office of the Armenian Foreign Ministry reports that on March 25, around 1:28 pm local time, it received an alarm about the fire on the first floor of Dvin Hotel. The alarm response team of the Crisis Center and two crews arrived at the scene. The fire was localized at 1:46 pm. By preliminary data, the area damaged was 10 sq meters. No casualties are reported.

25/03/2016 14:20

Magnitude 2.0 earthquake hits Armenia

A magnitude 2.0 earthquake was registered 14km from Ijevan, Armenia, on March 24, at about 9:00pm local time (GMT 5:00). According to the Emergency Situations Ministry of Armenia, the quake measured 2-3 points in the epicenter. It was felt in the town of Ijevan.

24/03/2016 13:41

Earthquake in Armenia

A 2.5-magnitude earthquake was registered in Armenia at 7:54 am local time.

23/03/2016 18:08

Three detained on suspicion of EU grant swindle in Armenia

Three have been detained in Armenia on suspicion of a EU grant swindle, according to the Investigative Committee of Armenia.

22/03/2016 19:18

Comrade-in-arms of killed soldier Hovhannes Harutyunyan is arrested

The Chief Military Investigation department filed charges against the comrade-in-arms of killed soldier Hovhannes Harutyunyan. The preliminary investigation revealed that Harutyunyan was killed by a pot shot by his comrade-in-arms, the investigation also revealed the reason of the crime: the soldiers had argued.