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

Irina Kamkhadze: We see no downward tendency of Visa growth rates in Armenian market

VTB Bank (Armenia) Visa cardholder becomes winner of Summer with VTB campaign and gets a vacation package to Malta for two persons

Delegation of IFC and EBRD visits Amulsar Gold Project site

Oppositionist: The case with ASALA veteran demonstrates state terrorism in Armenia

Armenia's Health Care Ministry organizes a training course to assess local doctors' readiness for Ebola

Naira Zohrabyan: There is no sector in Armenia where human rights are not breached

Speaker of the Armenian parliament agrees to the idea that there are numerous unsettled conceptual problems in the republic

Gabor Brodi: Armenia must not choose between European Union and its neighbors in the region

A delegation of South Caucasus Railway to attend 61st meeting of CIS Rail Transport Council in Baku

Georgian Ambassador: Armenia and Georgia are facing problems in their trade relations

ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank sums up CASHBACK QUEST results

Social Democratic (Hnchakyan) Party (SDHP) urges Armenia's leadership to inform the world community of Ankara's intention to seize Kessab

Heritage: Shant Haroutiunyan was convicted after Serzh Sargsyan's notorious speech at Columbia University in U.S.

Eduard Sharmazanov: Fairy-tales of the Turkish authorities about the Armenian genocide are simply funny

Between October 25-31 the 6th edition of ReAnimania to be held in Yerevan

Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan urges Armenian Parliament to define concept of political prisoner

Armenian National Congress to do its best to free Shant Harutyunyan and his friends

Expert: Armenia's path and prospects in Eurasian Economic Union are vague

MP: Armenia, which has a ruined agriculture, can offer nothing to Eurasian market

Orphan Rug showcase in Washington is connected with tension in Turkish-US relations, Turkish media report

Naira Zohrabyan: Verdict against Shant Harutyunyan demonstrates that Armenia's judicial system is not independent

Armen Martirosyan: Armenian authorities do not want Armenia to lag behind Azerbaijan by number of political prisoners

OSCE MG Co-Chairs discuss preparations for upcoming summit hosted by French President later this month in Paris

VivaCell-MTS is the General Partner of the International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia

Beeline awards winners of My Beeline Armenia contest

RA Ombudsman Karen Andreasyan hosted at VivaCell-MTS

Armenia presents books on Armenian Genocide at Frankfurt Book Fair

Leader of Tseghakron Party Shant Harutyunyan sentenced to 6 years in jail, his son given a 4-year suspended sentence

Habitat for Humanity Armenia with the support of INECOBANK repairs entrances of apartment house in Yerevan's Shengavit community

Tatul Manaseryan: Armenia must not cherish hopes that EEU membership will give it more investments

Raffi Hovannisian hopes the opposition's steps will be clarified on October 24

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

VTB Bank (Armenia) reopens three more renovated branches

21/10 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

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, 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.

04/09/2014 01:34

South Caucasus Railway organizes summer holidays of 203 children from railroaders' families

In 2014, a total of 203 children from the railroaders' families spent their summer holidays at the Gugark recreation camp under the patronage of South Caucasus Railway (SCR) CJSC.

03/09/2014 13:15

Alarm was received about availability of an explosive device in Central Hospital "Muratsan"

Today, at 11:00 AM Yerevan time Emergency Situation Ministry received an alarm about availability of an explosive device in Central Hospital "Muratsan".

31/08/2014 10:14

March of Peace, Unity and Solidarity in Yerevan

A March of Peace, Unity and Solidarity will be held in Yerevan on 2 September at the initiative of Yeritasardutyun NGO (Youth NGO), Head of the Organization Gevorg Mkrtchyan told reporters, on 30 August.

26/08/2014 15:25

Mika Stadium placed on auction

The Mika Stadium in Yerevan has been placed on auction by the Judicial Acts Compulsory Enforcement Service (JACES) of the Armenian Ministry of Justice.