Beeline announces some changes in a number of mobile tariff plans

More than 21'000 people have visited website and more than 4'100 shared their ideas for future

Putin stresses the need to open Abkhaz railway section

Experts: Sharp growth in USD exchange rate in Armenia is of adjusting nature

Taner Akcam sees connection between Genocide in Turkey 100 years ago and similar acts today committed by contemporary Islamist terrorists in Syria and Iraq

Expert: Turkey may ratify one of the Zurich Protocols in 2015

Zdzislaw Raczynski: The Association Agreement with EU would open more opportunities for Armenia

Defense Ministry: Military Honors Funeral to pilots of downed Mi-24 helicopter scheduled for 24 November

Armenia's deputy minister of defense informs Ambassador Kasprzyk of details of latest special operation to recover bodies of Mi-24 helicopter crew

Zdzislaw Raczynski says Poland remains committed to its principles in NK problem, that is, not to arm conflicting parties

System of a Down to perform in Yerevan in 2015

Fundamentally, Armenia may be pro-Russian but it does not mean that it may be pro-Putin, Richard Giragosian says

Ex-defense minister of Armenia: NKR Defense Army brilliantly conducted a risky special operation

Seyran Ohanyan: Parts of Armenian helicopter downed by Azerbaijan to be submitted for examination

Armenia confirms it will participate in Baku 2015 European Games, Patrick Hickey says

OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs' Nov 19 statement changed due to Azerbaijan's hysteria

Armenian Defense Ministry hints at big losses in Azerbaijani army due to special operation of NKR Special Forces

Armenia's banks have opportunity to expand their customer base in regions

Armenian Special Forces' actions excite admiration but they do not justify the criminal negligence of Armenian leadership, Artsakh war veteran says

NKR Defense Army Special Forces recover remains of downed Mi-24 helicopter crew

Minister advises Armenian jewelers to hire Indian diamond-cutters to enhance labor efficiency

In 2014 Armenia reduced imports of rough diamonds mostly due to decline in supplies to Russia

Karen Mirzoyan: Karabakh authorities have been taking all the necessary steps for returning of the bodies of the members of MI-24 crew

Every third resident of Armenia is "statistically" poor

Vahe Hakobyan dismissed from the position of the Head of Armenia's Water Management Committee

Ameria Management Advisory enlarges geography of its activities

David Babayan: James Warlick has de facto recognized the presence of a state border between Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan

MP from Armenian National Congress: Non-power parliamentary forces should be guided by statements of Ruben Hakobyan rather than Raffi Hovannisian

Raffi Hovannisian: Such a short distance between Armenian helicopter and Azeri positions raises numerous questions to Armenian command

Russian professor: Russia's political forces, starting from government officials to opposition, use xenophobic slogans

View from Moscow: Accession to Eurasian Economic Union will not increase number of Armenian citizens migrating to Russia

Expert: Developments in domestic political life of Armenia by no means comply with geopolitical processes in the world

France advocates returning Armenian pilots' bodies to Armenia

Russian professor: In case of the economic crisis growing, we have to expect much outflow of migrants from Russia

Political expert: Armenia has to choose between a maidan and a compromise with the opposition

Green activists again find violations at small hydro power plants (HPP) "Khachaghbyur-1" and "Khachaghbyur-2"

Surfactant saves lives of 135 premature babies in Armenia

Beelines supports repair of Artanish Cultural Center's roof

Stepanakert: Nagorny Karabakh Defense Army bears no relation to murder of Azerbaijani soldier

Head of Water Management Committee still performs his duties

Cooperation agreement between ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK and VTB Bank (Armenia) opens up new opportunities for their cardholders

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry surprised at OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs' statement

Expert: Progress in Iran's nuclear talks with the West will not cause changes in its relations with the South Caucasus nations

Expert: Latest geopolitical shifts have given Iran good ground for active foreign political moves

Heritage Party discontented at decision of Parliament Commission for Foreign Affairs

Azerbaijan's parliament vice speaker qualifies OSCE MG co-chairs' statement as absurd

Armenia not to exchange Azeri raiders for bodies of three pilots of downed Armenian helicopter

Piano Battle in Yerevan: Germany's Piano Virtuosi Andreas Kern vs Paul Cibis

ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank, World Vision Armenia and Hayastan All Armenian Fund open Education Center in Gavar

OSCE co-chairs urge Azerbaijan to permit recovery of bodies of crew of shot-down Armenian helicopter

21/11 20:19 Every third resident of Armenia is "statistically" poor

In 2013 almost every third resident of Armenia was poor, special report of Armenia's National Statistics Service, made under support of the World Bank says. The report was published on 18 November 2014. It covers the poverty indices of Armenia for 2008-2013.

21/11/2014 17:32

Surfactant saves lives of 135 premature babies in Armenia

As many as 135 saved premature babies - such is the result of the use of surfactant in Yerevan's hospitals in Apr 2013-Nov 2014. Surfactant Survanta is a medicine decreasing the alveolar surface tension. So, it is a key to curing the Respiratory Distress Syndrome, the major killer of premature babies with an extremely low weight.

19/11/2014 16:14

Remains of remarkable figure of national-liberation struggle to be committed to the ground in Motherland

Remains of Sepuh (Arshak Nersisyan), the remarkable figure national-liberation struggle, the talented captain of the first Armenian Republic 1918-1920, will be committed to the ground at the Yerevan Pantheon "Yerablur" today on 20 November, Defense Minister of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan told the Government, Wednesday.

19/11/2014 13:26

Parliament amends Law "on temporary incapacity allowances"

Parliament of Armenia amended the Law "on temporary incapacity allowances" in the first reading on 19 November along with the Law "on state pensions", Law "on profit tax," and the Labor Code.

15/11/2014 10:21

23 school-leavers from Armenia to get an opportunity to enter UWC Colleges in 2015

On November 15, at 1 pm, the Paramaz Avetisyan building of the American University of Armenia will host Open Doors of the UWC Dilijan College. The event will provide an opportunity to receive data about the UWC, education system, criteria of admission and procedure of admission to other colleges of UWC.

15/11/2014 10:18

Armenia drafts concept of circular migration

The fifth meeting of the working group for drafting a concept of circular migration took place in Yerevan on Friday. The group was formed in Dec 2013 and comprises representatives of ministries and local and international organizations. The final sixth meeting is scheduled for early 2015. By that time the concept is supposed to be ready for the Government's consideration.

12/11/2014 18:09

Armenian Prime Minister visits UWC Dilijan College

Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan visited the UWC Dilijan College, which opened in October 2014. The press service of the Armenian Government reports that Abrahamyan familiarized himself with the infrastructures and the upcoming programs of the UWC Dilijan College.

11/11/2014 16:30

Expert: HIV-infected patients facing discrimination in Armenia's medical facilities

The HIV-infected patients are facing discrimination in Armenia's medical facilities, Hovhannes Madoyan, Board Member, Technical Advisor, Real World Real People NGO, told ArmInfo.

11/11/2014 16:25

Domestic violence - display of gender inequality

Family abuse and sex-selective abortions are displays of gender inequality in Armenia, Lara Ahaornyan, co-chair of Women's Resource Center, told ArmInfo. The expert said gender discrimination is evident in Armenia in all fields, starting from political up to social one. Aharonyan points at the sex-selective abortions, an indicator that has led Armenia to leading positions in the world.

11/11/2014 16:21

Aram I: Armenians should consolidate and by joint efforts raise a problem of returning of the property of the victims of the Genocide

The Bishops' Synod is being conducted at the Mother See Holy Etchmiadzin with participation of the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II and Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia Aram I.

05/11/2014 14:09

Head of Commission on Lake Sevan Issues Vladimir Movsesyan dies at the age of 81

On November 5, the head of the Commission on Lake Sevan Issues under the President of Armenia, Vladimir Movsesyan, passed away at the age of 81.

03/11/2014 11:33

Light ice glaze formed on some roads in Armenia

The Emergency Situations Ministry of Armenia strongly recommends drivers to use winter tires and drive carefully along the following roads: Sotk-Karvachar, Aparan-Spitak, Sisian-Goris, Vayk-Sisian, Yerevan-Sevan, and Varenyats Pass (former Selim Pass).

31/10/2014 15:37

Minister promises fair and mutually acceptable decision on the law "On temporary incapacity for work"

The government will adopt a fair and mutually acceptable decision on the law "On temporary incapacity for work", Armenia's Labor Minister, Artem Asatryan, told journalists today.

31/10/2014 12:48

Newspaper: New scandal brewing around funded pension in Armenia

A new scandal is brewing around the funded pension system that was introduced in Armenia not so long ago, a local "Zhamanak" ("Time") newspaper writes.

30/10/2014 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

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