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Armenian DM: If united Armenian nation can overcome all threats

Armenian President: Armenian-Turkish protocols may shortly be removed from the Armenian Parliament's agenda

Armenian FM: Armenia's decision to join Customs Union and Eurasian Economic Union comes from its economic and strategic interests

The foundations of the South gas corridor laid

Diaspora politician: Many Diaspora investors are scared off by corruption in Armenia

Hay Dat representative: In contempt of Azerbaijan's oil diplomacy, EU is increasing its pressure on that country

Pope receives Armenian President

Nagorno-Karabakh welcomes referendum in Scotland

Cicek: Fair resolution of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict requires efforts by not only Azerbaijan but each person regarding himself as Turk

The Armenian Eye Care Project and Orange Foundation continue free eye care services in Syunik region, with over 1500 inhabitants benefitting from it

NKR foreign minister: Armenia's joining Eurasian Economic Union will not result in establishment of the customs point between Armenia and Karabakh

Hrant Margaryan: Change of Armenian Constitution to prevent attempts of establishment of anyone's personal power in Armenia

Ilham Aliyev again blames Armenia for non-constructive position

Ara Abrahamyan: Pan-Armenian Council will be set up to coordinate Armenian lobbyists' activities worldwide

Bako Sahakyan: Armenia-Artsakh-Diaspora trinity among cornerstones of independent Armenian statehood

Aram I: The Armenian state has numerous problems related to crimes, illegal phenomena and shortage of justice

Aram I: We should add the term "compensation" to "recognition and condemnation" when speaking of Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey

Hovik Abrahamyan: Consolidation of Armenia, Artsakh and Diaspora will increase influence of the Armenian factor both in the region and in the world

President: Azerbaijan's demolition of Armenian cultural and historical monuments has not received appropriate response of international community

Serzh Sargsyan: There is no alternative to recognition and condemnation of Armenian Genocide

"Super 0 Daily" service is now available also for "Dialect" tariff plan subscribers

Beeline awards winners of What Does Fortuna Mean to Me? photo contest

Head of Kapan Meat Factory conditionally sentenced to three years in jail

Armenia among the countries that have achieved greatest success in reducing the total number of hungry people in proportion to their national population are

Seyran Ohanyan: I hope the incident that resulted in Armenian soldier's death will not remain unpunished

VTB Bank (Armenia) enlarges its partnership with Spayka

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

Armenian archaeologists promise to up-end concept of early humans' migration

Armen Martirosyan: Parliament's non-governmental 'troika' anticipating ARFD's return after 10 October

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

"SIP Talk"- calls to local and international destinations via fixed phone line at affordable tariffs

In 2015 Ameriabank intends to increase its corporate lending portfolio to 520 mln USD and retain leadership in Armenia's banking system

Anelik Bank issues Simple Fast Auto card loan

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

Rustamyan: ARFD's refusal to take part in parliamentary opposition's rally does not mean refusal to cooperate with the forces

RPA members hold confidential meeting

ARFD 'throws up its cards' - it seems the parliamentary four is becoming a three

Heritage Party puts into circulation Armenian Parliament's Bill suggesting official recognition of Nagorno Karabakh Republic

Lydian International Limited plans initial $426 million investment in Amulsar gold project in Armenia in 2015-2016

Orogen Gold raised 1,125,000 pounds through the placing of 1,022,727,272 ordinary shares at LSE

Air France cancels its flights to Armenia due to a strike

Parcels from U.S. do not reach Armenia

Armenian and Polish Foreign Ministers hold political consultations

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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

Ivan Kuhta: Difference of our political orientation will not affect Ukrainian-Armenian relations

Zardusht Alizadeh: Arriving in Sochi, Aliyev and Sargsyan once again demonstrated the world that Russia is still the demiurge in the Caucasus

Masis Mailyan: Unlike Azerbaijan, global centers of force are not interested in growing tensions in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone

Sergey Grinyayev:The West’s sanctions are extremely positive for the Eurasian Union project

Alexey Kolomiyets: West's sanction will hardly sober Putin and the Kremlin

Hrant Bagratyan: Sanctions will have tangible impact on Armenia

Georgi Kolarov: The second Nagorno-Karabakh war is inevitable

Artashes Shaboyan: Reduction in consumer demand has a negative effect on supermarkets

Tigran Davtyan: If you have a telephone with you, it means that you have a wallet with you too

Shmuel Meirom: Israel is willing to contribute of its experience in the field of economy, but it cannot force Israeli business to invest in Armenia

19/09 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.

19/08/2014 14:15

Hovik Abrahamyan: I cannot wave a magic wand to bring everyone out of the shadow

One day everyone in Armenia will be equal before the law, Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan told the youth at the opening of Baze-2014 Pan-Armenian Youth Gatherings, on 18 August.

19/08/2014 14:10

Roman Pope to serve liturgy timed to Armenian Genocide centennial

Roman Pope Francis will serve a liturgy at the Saint Peter Cathedral on 12 April 2015. The liturgy will be timed to the Armenian Genocide's centennial, Mario Aurelio Cardinal Poli (Buenos Aires said in the course of service at the local Armenian Catholic Church on 12 August, Prensa Armenia reports.

15/08/2014 17:50

Court does not change measure of restraint against Levon Hayrapetyan

Moscow Court refuses to change measure of restraint against Levon Hayrapetyan, Armenian businessman and philanthropist, RIA Novosti said. Hayrapetyan's lawyer Henry Reznik, in turn, said Hayrapetyan's disease may cause a new hearth attack in case of excessive emotions.

12/08/2014 12:18

Citizen of Belarus injured after unskillful landing in Sevan Dendrological Park

A citizen of Belarus, Danis Tukhtov (1991), has injured his leg and back after unskillful air balloon landing in Sevan Dendrological Park, Armenia, the Emergency Situations Ministry of Armenia reports.

12/08/2014 11:05

ECHR considers complaints by Teghout and Shnokh villagers vs. Armenia

The European Court for Human Rights has begun examining the complaint lodged by Shnogh and Teghout Villagers vs. Armenia, according to the official website of the Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Vanadzor Office. Under this source, on 18 March 2014 the European Court for Human Rights addressed questions to the Armenian Government based on the complaints lodged by Teghut and Shnogh villagers, Lori Region, - Rusayel, Zhenik, Shaghak and V. Mashinyans, L. Ramazyan, L. Alikhanyan, R. Meliqsetyan, A. Alikhanyan etc.

11/08/2014 12:48

Russian President promised to consider Levon Hayrapetyan's case

The Russian President has promised to consider Levon Hayrapetyan's case, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said in an interview to Armnews.

06/08/2014 14:25

Armenian DM: Haykaz Bakhmanyan's $150,000 car is a present by his friends

Haykaz Bakhmanyan's $150,000 car is a present by his friends, Armenia's Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan told journalists on Wednesday, when asked how much the deputy chief of the Armenian army's general staff earns if he can afford such an expensive car.

06/08/2014 12:31

Almost 11,000 Armenians urge Armenian President to ask Russian President to change preventive measure against Levon Hayrapetyan

As many as 11,000 people in Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Diaspora have signed a call on the Armenian President to ask his Russian counterpart during the planned meeting in Sochi to change the preventive measure against Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan, who was detained on July 15 and is supposed to be kept in custody for two months despite poor health.

05/08/2014 20:09

Employees of idle Mika Cement Plant demand their wages

Mika Cement CJSC is going to completely pay out the wage arrears to its employees, Naira Martirosyan, Deputy Director of the Plant, has told ArmInfo's correspondent.

04/08/2014 19:40

Our good friend and colleague Samvel Avagyan passes away

I deeply regret to write that our kind-hearted and responsive friend, well-known analyst and economist Samvel Avagyan has passed away today. Thanks to his professionalism, competency and devotion, Samvel enjoyed real respect of everyone who was working with him and who knew him personally. Cancer is an insidious disease that puts an end to the lives of millions of people. Today it has put an end to Samvel's life. His life closed at the height of his powers and at the peak of his career. Everyone who knew Samvel is deeply sorry to hear about his death.

02/08/2014 11:18

Armenia's Defense Ministry responds to Stepan Demirtchyan Sport and Concert Complex's charges

Armenia's Defense Ministry has responded to the Stepan Demirtchyan Sport and Concert Complex's charges that it owes the complex some 60mln AMD for an event held in its territory.

01/08/2014 16:19

No to robbery! - Civil society holds a procession against rise in electric power tariffs

On 1 August, a procession was held in Yerevan against the rise in the electric power tariffs. The protest action was organized by the representatives of the civil society, who urged the residents of Yerevan to join the protest by switching off the light in their flats during the action. Heritage Party also joined the protest action.

01/08/2014 12:30

Electric power tariffs rise for population of Armenia on 1 August

On 1 June the Public Services Regulatory Commission took a decision to increase the electricity tariff for the Armenian population by 10% starting from 1 August 2014. In accordance with the consumer watchdog's decision, the daytime tariff for the population grew to 41.85 AMD per 1 KW/h versus the current 38 AMD (up 10.1%) and the night- time tariff - to 31.85 AMD versus the current 28 AMD (up 13.7%).

01/08/2014 12:25

Audit Chamber of Armenia calls silly statement claiming that ex-head of Pension Fund 'paid' $250,000 to Audit Chamber's leadership

The press-service of the Audit Chamber of Armenia has disclaimed the statement by Hovhannes Grigoryan, a representative of the Pension Fund, one of the accused in the case over ex-head of the Pension Fund Vazgen Khachikyan, claiming that Khachikyan had once paid $250,000 to Ishkhan Zakaryan, Head of the Audit Chamber, and was going to pay more later.

01/08/2014 12:23

Orange Foundation helps opening a new computer center in Pemzashen village, Shirak marz

In the scope of the strategic program of supporting the sustainable development of remote and vulnerable communities of Armenia, Orange Foundation has established a new computer center in Pemzashen village, Shirak region, Orange Company said.

31/07/2014 15:37

Up to 45% of Armenian citizens are potential emigrants

43.3% of Armenian citizens are potential emigrants, the head of the "Sociometer" sociological centre, Aharon Adibekyanm said at today's press-conference, The public opinion poll held among 4400 adults in 100 settlements of Armenia are evidence of it.

31/07/2014 15:10

Worker killed by a rock fall at perlite deposit in Aragatsavan

A worker has been killed as a result a rock fall at a perlite deposit in Aragatsavan, Aragatsotn region, Armenia. The press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia reports that the accident took place on Wednesday at 04:47 PM.

31/07/2014 14:04

Electric Networks of Armenia is going to dispute Public Services Regulatory Commission's decision to impose a 15mln AMD fine on it

The Public Services Regulatory Commission of Armenia ruled on Wednesday that the Electric Networks of Armenia (ENA) should pay a fine of 15mln AMD for having broken some of the Commission's rules, particularly, for having failed to meet its contractual obligations to Mikmetal, a company building a multifunction complex in the center of Yerevan.

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