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Yerevan: Issue of the sale of Russian military hardware to Azerbaijan is always on agenda of Armenian- Russian relations

Political expert: Ukrainian crisis is re-occurrence of conflicts of early 1990s and 08.08.08 war

View from Yerevan: Ukraine and its two regions are like a suitcase without a handle

Armenia's Deputy FM: As long as Azerbaijan continues to be non-constructive, there will be no progress in Nagorno- Karabakh peace talks

Till Dec 31 2014 Ameriabank will offer 1% bonus for mortgage loan transferred from another bank

AmCham elects Tigran Jrbashyan as its President

Owner of Old Erivan Holding: From moral point of view, my letter to the President is the last step in my fight against Unibank

Expert: Oligarchs and corruption are an even bigger threat for Armenia's national security than Turkey and Azerbaijan combined

Gevorg Kostanyan: The Shant Harutyunyan case is not politically charged

ProCredit Bank reopens renovated Artashat branch

Sharmazanov: In today's interview Gagik Tsarukyan repeated its speech at Oct 24 rally but in an easily defined form

Nikolay Ryzhkov: Nagorno-Karabakh may join EAEU after its final status is determined

Prices for meat products may grow in Armenia

Ardshininvestbank reopens its new and reconstructed Shengavit Branch

Prosperous Armenia Party has not yet determined its position regarding Armenia's joining Eurasian Economic Union

Elmar Mammadyarov: Azerbaijan is ready to start the work on the project of a great peace treaty

Azerbaijani diversionists blame their liquidated comrade Hasan Hasanov for murdering Karabakh civilian

Armen Gevorgyan appointed Head of IDeA Foundation

ArmSwissbank and Management Mix intend to set up an investment management company

Winners of "Open Game 2014" Championship of Computer and Mobile Games already announced

Ameriabank confidently strengthens its leading positions

VivaCell-MTS provides a diesel generator set to Ministry of Emergency Situations for uninterrupted operation of backup server

New garbage dump to be opened in Yerevan

The UK would not like Simferopol-Yerevan flights to be launched

Beeline and Edward Mirzoyan String Quartet announce extension of their cooperation.

Air Armenia suspends passenger operations

Head of Armenian CEC unaware of opposition's plans to organize snap parliamentary elections

Armenia's deputy finance minister does not rule out growth of prices after Armenia's joining Eurasian Economic Union

British and German Ambassadors hope Ankara will make a step towards normalization of relations with Armenia in future

David Harutyunyan: Bi polar political system is being formed in Armenia

Ukraine's Ambassador refutes reports on opening of Yerevan-Simferopol flight

Washington not commenting on Azerbaijani saboteurs' trial

Newspaper: Armenian National Congress and Heritage Party fail to persuade Leader of Prosperous Armenia Party to launch sit-down strike in Liberty Square

Edward Nalbandian says Sargsyan-Aliyev meeting in Paris was a step towards rapprochement of the two countries' positions

Analyst: There are no idiots in Russia today

Handset, tablet and internet modem repair and service center is now available in the Orange Flagship store

"Beeline Child Development Centers" opened in Ararat region of Armenia

Monitoring Report on the Agreement between EU and Armenia on Facilitation of Issuance of Visas presented in Yerevan

VivaCell-MTS implements the 6th draw "365"

Eduard Sharmazanov: It is impossible to speak of compromises if Baku rattles the sabre

Ivan Kukhta: 70% of citizens of Ukraine in Armenia supported the course of the president and government of Ukraine

Special Investigation Service of Armenia initiates criminal case regarding incident that occurred to ASALA veteran

Results of Sargsyan-Aliyev Paris meeting summed up

VTB Bank (Armenia) - the leader by the credit investments according to the results of the 3Q 2014

Cemal Pasa's grandson advocates eliminating nationalism and taboo on the term "genocide" in Turkey

Daughter of Yunus appeals to the French president

Plane flying from Tehran to Yerevan makes an emergency landing

Azeri raider Shahbaz Guliyev gives details of murder of Armenian youth

The Chkalov village community has started the construction of the water supply network

Ashot Manucharyan: It is very much dangerous and senseless to lead Russia to war readiness

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Ashot Manucharyan: It is very much dangerous and senseless to lead Russia to war readiness

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

Alexander Iskandaryan: Peace and war are the two things Russia does not need in the South Caucasus

Ariel Cohen: Putin may be compensating for reputational damage to Russia in the conflict in Ukraine by trying to resolve the Karabakh conflict

Hovhannes Igityan: Serzh Sargsyan’s geopolitical choice is an obstacle for investments in Armenia’s economy

Andrey Areshev: Russia wants to see Armenia as its strong and dynamically developing ally in the South Caucasus

Vahan Vardapetyan: October 10 will become the day of culmination of consolidation of the society around the Armenian centrist parties

Manvel Sargsyan: The myth of Russia's importance for Armenia is based on the formula "We will defend you"

Thomas De Waal: The society and power in Armenia and Azerbaijan are strongly linked by a vicious circle

Ukraine’s Ambassador to Armenia: The next phase of development of the Ukraine-EU relations may be only Ukraine's EU membership

Hakob Andreasyan: Current reforms are as important as those conducted in privatization period

Hakob Andreasyan: We try to ring-fence farmers from untypical risks

Giorgi Gvimradze: Russia's fate hangs in the balance in Ukraine

In NK peace, it is necessary to pay attention to other processes in Scotland and Catalonia

Armenia’s ex Defense Minister: We have enough options to advance to the north of Azerbaijan

30/10 12:06 Armen Gevorgyan appointed Head of IDeA Foundation

Armen Gevorgyan is appointed the new Head of IDeA Foundation (Initiatives for Development of Armenia) set up by philanthropist and businessman Ruben Vardanyan and his wife Veronika Zonabend, the Foundation said in a press release.

29/10/2014 22:10

New garbage dump to be opened in Yerevan

Yerevan's Municipality discussed on Wednesday a project to open a new domestic waste dump in the city. The Municipality discussed the results of a survey of the social and environmental impacts the project may have on Yerevan.

28/10/2014 15:20

Special Investigation Service of Armenia initiates criminal case regarding incident that occurred to ASALA veteran

The Special Investigation Service of Armenia has initiated a criminal case following the media reports about the incident that occurred to blind former ASALA activist, now member of the Preparliament movement Alek Yenikomshian on Oct 20.

27/10/2014 22:25

Plane flying from Tehran to Yerevan makes an emergency landing

Iran Aseman Air's Boeing 737 flying from Tehran to Yerevan made an emergency landing at Mehrabad airport on Monday.

21/10/2014 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

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.

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.

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.