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Armenian Assembly of America and Armenian National Committee of America make statements on Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan's remarks regarding April 24th

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party: "Relations between Turkey and Armenia can be restored only after liberation of Azerbaijani territories occupied by Armenia"

Armenian Foreign Minister receives US Congressmen

Acting Justice Minister of Armenia: We should always keep our powder dry

Armenian President appoints new ministers

Prime Minister of Canada addresses Armenian-Canadian community and qualifies events in early XX century as "the first genocide of the twentieth century"

Armenian President pays tribute to memory of Armenian Genocide victims

Erdogan's statement on events of 1915 is part of process that has been going on over the past 4.5 years, Ahmet Davutoglu says

April 24 is a mournful date in Armenian people's history

Bako Sahakyan: Armenian Genocide is considered as one of the heaviest crimes against humanity with no expiration date

Armenian President: We are convinced that the denial of Armenian Genocide constitutes the direct continuation of that very crime

Online Citizen Engagement Platform for Armenia

One of Orange subscribers to become the VIP guest of Cannes Film Festival

Vazgen Sargsyan's brother appointed Advisor to Armenian Defence Minister

RPA minister: If Kocharyan wants to return to the politics, let him do that openly

Serzh Sargsyan: Not one drop of Lake Sevan water goes to Azerbaijan

"Hraparak": Artur Bagdasaryan appointed as a head of CSTO Academy Council

Within the frames of charitable action Anelik Bank staff gathers 1 billion AMD to help Kessab Armenians

Armenia on the second position among post-Soviet countries by the number of EU visa denials

Director of Ichthyology and Hydroecology Institute: Higher maximum admissible level of water release from Sevan to have a negative effect on the lake's ecosystem

Hraparak newspaper: Tigran Sargsyan will be appointed Armenia's Ambassador to USA

Karen Karapetyan has no intention to take any post in the government staff

Serzh Sargsyan has not yet offered parliament speaker's position to Galust Sahakyan

Hovik Abrahamyan: Pension reform in Armenia must be mandatory, but not binding

Serj Tankian: Both Armenians and Turks deserve leaders and governments

Hovik Abrahamyan introduces the newly appointed Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan

Vacheh Gabrielyan appointed top advisor to prime minister of Armenia

Successful experience of first two Ameria Generation projects of 2012-2013 encourages Ameriabank to launch the third project in 2014

ARFD: Unlike Tigran Sargsyan, Hovik Abrahamyan is ready for concessions

Gagik Tsarukyan: Consultations between political forces and civil sector underway

Oppositionist: Serzh Sargsyan shuts down for Robert Kocharyan the way towards the power

Laura Bagdasaryan: Having proclaimed me Mata Hari, the authorities of Azerbaijan are striving to put the lid on the people's diplomacy

In Q1 2014 Areximbank-Gazprombank Group registers net profit of 289mln AMD

Politician: President of Armenia does not want to fray relations with the West. For this reason, he does not recall his signature from under the Armenian-Turkish Protocols

Robert Kocharyan: Constitution should be reformed only in case if it must not but be reformed

Council of Field Commanders to convene in Republican Square on 23 April

Hraparak newspaper: Galust Sahakyan to head parliament

Robert Kocharyan: Regretfully, Serzh Sargsyan did not perceive the difference between sincere concern over country's fate and exulting over poor performance of the authorities

New parliament speaker and ministers may be named at RPA Executive Body's meeting on 26 April

Armenian President visits Teghut copper and molybdenum mine

Armenian PM: Support of business will be a top priority for us

Well-known French filmmaker Robert Gedikian shoots film about Armenian Genocide

Newspaper: Armenian Government to shortly ease tax burden on SMEs

Newspaper: Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan will shortly urge officials and parliamentarians to refuse from salary increase

David Haroutiunyan appointed as Government Chief of Staff

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Vice-Speaker of Israeli Knesset to Deliver in Tbilisi Lecture on Israeli-Arabic Relations

German Chancellor Invites Garibashvili to Visit her Country

Georgian Foreign Minister to Visit Germany

Georgian Foreign Minister Attends International Conference in Vilnius

President to Have Exclusive Right to Grant Georgian Citizenship

NATO Week in Georgia Starts Today

Discussion of the Azerbaijani-Iranian relations on Culture and Tourism

Chief of General Staff of the RF to visit Baku

Ilham Aliyev will visit NAR

Georgian Premier Starts his Regional Tour

Georgian President to Hold Talks in Poland

Georgian Prime Minister Meets with EU Special Adviser

Erdogan is arriving in Baku

Simplification of the visa regime between the EU and Azerbaijan may occur in the summer

U.S. Embassy: Any allegations that US government representatives are trying to foment a revolution in Azerbaijan are absolutely absurd

Foreign Minister of Afghanistan to Pay Official Visit to Georgia

Georgian Foreign Ministry Makes Strict Statement, Concerning Referendum in the Crimea

President Margvelashvili Meets Georgian Troops, Deployed in Afghanistan

Georgian Premier and Afghan Foreign Minister Discuss Two Countries' Relations

Georgian Premier Holds Official Dinner in Honor of Romanian Prime Minister

Analyst: The USA invested $5 billion to directly support Maidan

Georgian Ambassador to Japan Hands over Credentials to His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan.

Tbilisi Hosts Annual PDP Conference

NATO May Accelerate Georgia's Integration and Grant it MAP because of the Crimea Problem

Georgian Ambassador to Lithuania Addresses Seimas

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister in Baku

Gerhard Schroeder will make a speech in Baku

Putin is unable to persuade the leader of the Crimean Tatars

Georgian Defence Minister Attends NATO Defence Ministerial

Saakashvili is Offered High Post in Kiev

15/04 20:28 Rostelecom provides a number of educational establishments in Abovyan with free superhigh- speed Internet services starting from March 1

. Committed to the principles of corporate social responsibility, Rostelecom has been providing a number of educational establishments in Abovyan with free superhigh-speed Internet services since March 1, the press service of the company reports.

12/04/2014 22:54

Yerevan Brandy Company is number one brandy producer in Armenia and number one exporter, Henri Reynaud says

The Yerevan Brandy Company (YBC) is number one brandy producer in Armenia and number one exporter. This is how France's Ambassador to Armenia Henri Reynaud expressed his attitude towards the YBC's activity and the trust relationship between the French Embassy and the YBC at today's press conference dedicated to the memory of the well-known French industrialist Paul Ricard. He added that the YBC is the key sponsor and a zealous patron of the French Embassy.

09/04/2014 19:13

Public interest group demands compensation for high gas tariffs

A public interest group "Internal National Liberation Movement" has emerged recently and demands the government to compensate high gas tariffs for the population. At present Armenia imports Russian gas for $189 per 1000 cu m on the border (internal tariff of Russia), while consumers are supplied with gas for $393 per 1000 cu m. Starting July 2013 gas tariff for the Armenian consumers grew by 30%.

02/04/2014 20:31

Residents of Tsaghkahovit and Aparan can make use of VTB Bank's services at renovated branches

The residents of Aparan and Tsaghkahovit can make use of VTB Bank's services at renovated branches at 14, Baghramyan Street and 9/4, Bzhshkyan Street, respectively.

01/04/2014 12:44

2.6-magnitude earthquake registered in Armenia

On March 31 the Armenian National Service for Seismic Protection registered a 2.6-magnitude earthquake with its epicenter in Amasia.

31/03/2014 17:50

Armenia's CC continues hearings on mandatory funded pension lawsuit

Today the Constitutional Court (CC) of Armenia continues the hearings on the lawsuit, pursuant to which several provisions in the controversial Law On Funded Pensions,in particular, its mandatory component, are contested. The lawsuit was filed by the four non-coalition parliamentary forces - ARFD, Armenian National Congress, Prosperous Armenia Party and Heritage party.

31/03/2014 12:41

Agriculture Ministry of Armenia: apricot harvest under threat

The anti-frost program of the Agriculture Ministry of Armenia proved useless, as heavy snow and cold weather hit the country causing real damage to blossomed apricot and other trees and plants, the Ministry says in a press release.

31/03/2014 12:36

Most of roads in Armenia are heavy-going

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia (MES), as of 11.00am on March 31 there are heavy-going roads in the country.

26/03/2014 16:12

Residents of some buildings in Amiryan Street in Yerevan demand president to resolve their housing problems

Residents of some buildings in Amiryan Street in Yerevan gathered in front of the president's residence on 26 March demanding their houses back.

26/03/2014 15:32

Social activist comes out for toughened regulation and demands resignation of Armenian Prime Minister

President of the League for Protection of Drivers Tigran Hovhannisyan demands resignation of Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan for the fact that the Government has facilitated the procedure of licensing of taxi services.

26/03/2014 15:24

A man armed with a knife threats to commit suicide at Armenian parliament entrance

A middle-aged man holding a knife entered the NA entrance, raised his shirt, and he threatens to stab himself, if nobody gives him money, 26 March.

25/03/2014 18:58

Gallup International Association : 88,7% of Yerevan residents are against making of the pension reform

The total of 88,7% of Yerevan residents are against introduction of the obligatory accumulative pension system, Director of the Armenian office of Gallup International Association, Aram Navasardyan, said at today's press-conference when presenting the results of the public opinion poll held among 1066 Yerevan residents.

24/03/2014 17:12

Six suspects of Vahe Avetyan's murder sent to jail for 12 years

The Trial Court of Yerevan's Center and Nork Marash communities has found guilty all the six suspects of Vahe Avetyan's murder and has sent them to jail for 12 years.

17/03/2014 19:48

Education Minister decrees dismissing Ara Avetisyan as rector of State Engineering University of Armenia

Armenian Minister of Education and Science Armen Ashotyan decreed dismissing Rector of the State Engineering University of Armenia (SEUA) Ara Avetisyan according to his resignation notice. By another decree, Hovhannes Tokmajyan has been appointed acting rector of the same University, the press service of the Ministry reports.

12/03/2014 17:23

Holders of Ameriabank's Visa cards may hope to attend FIFA World Cup 2014 matches in Brazil

Ameriabank, jointly with Visa International and FIFA World Cup Brazil, has announced a campaign for the most active Visa card holders.

12/03/2014 13:55

Armenian parliament permits to air alcohol ads

Today Armenian parliament approved in the first reading the draft law permitting to air alcohol ads from 10p.m. to 6a.m..

10/03/2014 13:02

Expert: Domestic abuse is a problem of the society but not women

Non-availability of the relevant law hinders effective fighting domestic abuse, co-chair of the "Resource centre of women" NGO, Lara Aharonyan, told ArmInfo correspondent.

07/03/2014 12:40

Man in years tries to fire himself in front of Armenia's Finance Ministry

A man in years has tried to fire himself in front of Armenia's Finance Ministry.

06/03/2014 13:29

Sashur Kalashyan: After the Indoor Market scandal, the culture minister should have tendered her resignation

After the Indoor Market scandal, Culture Minister Hasmik Poghosyan should have tendered her resignation, architect Sashur Kalashyan said in a press conference on 6 March.

03/03/2014 16:43

Gazprom Armenia CJSC launches a telephone hotline

Gazprom Armenia CJSC reports that under the natural gas delivery agreement, the gas consumers can dial a telephone hotline number (010 29-49-46) if they have any suggestions, complaints or disputable problems.

28/02/2014 17:17

"Keep your hands off the pregnant women's pockets!" - Healthcare Ministry responds to women's protest against introduction of paid medical services

The healthcare system of Armenia faces a ridiculous situation. A couple of days ago the media outlets reported that from now on citizens will have to pay for inpatient treatment of pregnancy pathologies. In addition, some medical services at polyclinics will also be on a paid basis. The idea to introduce such a mechanism of payments was conditioned by the anti- corruption fight, strange though it may seem.

28/02/2014 13:02

Gevorg Kostanyan: Political speculations around Araratcement Plant are absurd

No criminal case has been instituted in relation to the situation around Araratcement Plant, Prosecutor General of Armenia Gevorg Kostanyan told journalists on Thursday.

26/02/2014 19:04

Yuri Vardanyan: My son should be brought to responsibility for his misdeed

My son should be brought to responsibility for his misdeed, Armenian Minister of Sport and Youth, world famous weightlifter Yuri Vardanyan told journalists on Feb 26.

25/02/2014 20:59

In 2013 Armenia's population grew by 14,605 people

Some 41,770 births (22,200 boys and 19,570 girls) were registered in Armenia in 2013 (1.7% less than in 2012), with the birth rate having dropped by 0.2% to 13.8 per mille.

21/02/2014 16:37

Lawyer for Harsnakar case petitions for 297mln AMD compensation to Vahe Avetyan's family

He also petitioned for seizing the property and the accounts of the six defendants in the case and Ruben Hayrapetyan, the owner of the Harsnakar restaurant Avetyan was killed in in June 2012/

21/02/2014 16:09

Prime Minister of Armenia: Demographic changes in Armenia is a compelling reason of pension reform

Armenia is an aging country and without a pension reform, it will not be able to pay pension to the future pensioners, Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan said at the 3rd annual pension forum, Friday.

20/02/2014 16:47

Business sector aims at the only green area left near Opera House

Most of the trees around the Opera House have long been replaced by cafes. And now the corrupt municipal authorities and their business friends are aiming at one of the last green spots left in the area, the We Are the Owners of Our City action group reports says Facebook.

20/02/2014 15:54

France invites students from Armenia to study at best higher educational establishments

French Ambassador to Armenia Henri Reynaud met with reporters, Thursday. According to the ambassador, France is on the 3rd position in the world in terms of the number of foreign students. Nearly 300,000 students from many countries study at France's universities and high schools. Ambassador Reynaud spotlighted France's first position in the EU by the number of Armenian students. In the educational year 2011-2012, there were nearly 1,000 Armenian students in France.

19/02/2014 16:10

Arman Nshanyan: "Mandatory accumulative pension system is not for Armenia"

"People in Armenia care for every 5,000 drams. This amount covers their transport costs, for instance. Families need this 5000 AMD now and not in 20-30 years," Nshanyan said.

19/02/2014 14:38

Road Police urges citizens to register purchase and sale of cars to avoid complicated situations

Road Police of Armenia has disseminated a statement wherein it urges the citizens to properly register their car purchase-and-sale deals to about fines for not having motor third-party liability insurance policies. This is how the Police responded to numerous complaints of citizens who are reluctant to pay fines for sold and even disposed cars.

18/02/2014 13:08

Police Head promises to help former owners of cars avoid sanctions

Armenian Police Head Vladimir Gasparyan has charged the Road Police to help citizens in registration of sold or abandoned vehicles, the Police press-service told ArmInfo.