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With Rostelecom assistance Yenokyan brothers from Vayots Dzor attended summer camp organized by Tumo

NKR Defense Army: Azerbaijan opened fire on civilians

Teghout CJSC to hold meetings on Teghout project on July 14

Yair Auron: Israeli Knesset will hold discussion on Armenian Genocide on July 5

Gagik Beglaryan considers that good roads will make Armenia attractive for Iranian business

Beeline Armenia holds a Digithon to reveal most promising and innovative solutions for development of the company

Armenian minister of transport and communication urges Yandex Taxi management to sign contracts with licensed drivers only

Armenia holds negotiations with Georgia and Russia for opening alternative road to Russia

Azerbaijani FM: Time has come to start serious work on settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Anelik Bank and Ria Money Transfers launch a joint campaign on July 1, with the fee for money transfers to Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova halved

NKR Prosecutor General's Office completes investigation of murders of Armenian servicemen during April war: ears and fingers of many of them were cut off by Azeris

Forecast: Russia would oppose any deeper cooperation of Armenia with NATO by putting pressure on government in Yerevan

John Evans: It is time for Artsakh to take its place directly at the table of negotiations

Alexander Lukashevich does not anticipate any breakthrough solutions in Karabakh peace process with Steinmeier's visit to region

Baku reacts to Frank-Walter Steinmeier's meeting with Bako Sahakyan

Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan

Nalbandian about Brexit: Armenia will continue efforts towards enhancement of cooperation with Great Britain

Armenia and Germany sign intergovernmental agreement to avoid double taxation

Armenian Emergency Ministry: Russian rescue plane transporting Armenian citizens from Upper Lars border crossing makes emergency landing in Mineralniye Vody

Ambassador Mills says fighting corruption is not just a point in the list of contemplated actions that can be marked as done

Nouvelles d`Armenie: French government presents text of draft law criminalizing denial of Armenian Genocide

Former US ambassador to be included in black list of Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry for his visit to Artsakh

Nalbandian: Issue of giving Nagorno-Karabakh a status of autonomy within Azerbaijan has not been discussed

Steinmeier: Status quo in Karaabkh settlement may lead to new outbreak of violence

Rostelecom discussed with Armenian radio companies possibilities of using modern technological solutions in radio broadcasting

Orientalist: German Bundestag's recognition of the Armenian Genocide is logical continuation of Pope Francis' statement during the mass in 2015

Seyran Ohanyan: Army leadership knows what and where to plan

MP: Ratification of agreement on Joint Air Defense will affect Armenia's independence

Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations to evacuate Armenian citizens trapped on Upper Lars checkpoint

Naira Zohrabyan. Joint Air Defense system will upgrade security of Armenia's airspace

Batu Kutelia: Warsaw Summit will give definite political and military answers to Russia’s attempted aggressive revisionism

Azerbaijani armed forces use DShK heavy machine gun on Line of Contact

Foreign Ministry: There are no citizens of Armenia among victims of explosion at Istanbul airport

Eduard Sharmazanov: Russia and Turkey will remain rivals and competitors

Zakharova about Karabakh peace process: There are issues that should be hushed up

Naira Zohrabyan to Serzh Sargsyan: Prosperous Armenia Party will win in upcoming parliamentary elections

Masis Mailyan : Baku intends to continue its "military diplomacy" with impunity

Deputy minister: Creation of a joint air defense system with Russia will only strengthen combat ability of Armenian armed forces

South Caucasus Railway CJSC sets car to auction

Beeline improves Smart tariff plans

Armenian political forces express different opinions about influence of possible Moscow-Ankara normalization on Armenia

Areximbank-Gazprombank Group offers 50% discount for renting safe deposits boxes during summer holidays

Sergey Lavrov to travel to Yerevan

Ban Ki-moon: UN concerned over violations of ceasefire in Karbakh conflict zone

Defense sure Zhirayr Sefulyan's arrest is a political order

Sharmazanov explains Serzh Sargsyan's interview: If Armenia's citizens are reluctant to vote for RPA, no one will make them do it

Rostelecom holds two seminars on sidelines of Hartak Festival

Paul Stronski: Yerevan’s security alliance with Moscow will not impede Armenia’s good ties with NATO

Armenian President: Armenia expects wider recognition of Genocide after German vote and pope's remarks

Nikol Pashinyan: Consensus on Electoral Code is ridiculous

Regional

30/06 11:54 Armenian Emergency Ministry: Russian rescue plane transporting Armenian citizens from Upper Lars border crossing makes emergency landing in Mineralniye Vody

The Russian rescue plane transporting the Armenian citizens traveling from Vladikavkaz and trapped at Upper Lars border crossing made emergency landing at the Mineralniye Vody airport yesterday in the evening due to unfavorable weather.

27/06/2016 17:59

UNICEF Armenia launches a breast feeding campaign in Armenia

UNICEF Armenia is launching a breast feeding campaign in Armenia, the press office of the organization has told ArmInfo. The campaign will be held in Yerevan, as well as in Lori, Shirak, Armavir and Ararat provinces of Armenia. To participate in the project, one should submit a photo on the breastfeeding topic and a story about the advantages and disadvantages of breastfeeding, the source says.

25/06/2016 14:01

Arsen Khojoyan, who was taken captive in Azerbaijan, kills a 17-year-old girl in Armenia

Arsen Khojoyan, 25-year-old shepherd from Tavush province of Armenia, who had been taken captive in Azerbaijan, has killed a 17-year-old girl in Armenia.

24/06/2016 21:03

Charge pressed against commander of serviceman driven to suicide

Charge was pressed against the commander V. Balayan of one of the Armenia's Armed Forces' units, in which serviceman Hrant Grigoryan was found with gunshot deadly wound in head on June 17.

24/06/2016 20:37

Souvenir sheet and mini-sheet with four stamps dedicated to visit of Pope Francis to Armenia put into circulation

On 24 June 2016 "Haypost" closed joint stock company puts into circulation a souvenir sheet with one stamp and four postage stamps designed into a mini sheet in a form of a cross, dedicated to the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Armenia.

23/06/2016 13:33

Pope Francis makes message ahead of his landmark visit to Armenia on June 24

Pope Francis sent a message ahead of his visit to Armenia scheduled for June 24. Below is the full text of the Papal message. "Dear Brothers and Sisters: In a few days I will have the joy of being with you, in Armenia. Starting from this moment I invite you to pray for this apostolic journey. With the help of God, I am coming to you to undertake what the motto of my journey says - the "visit to the first Christian nation".

22/06/2016 14:43

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin confirms: Aram Ateshian not to arrive in Armenia

Archbishop Aram Ateshian, General Vicar (Acting Patriarch) of the Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople, will not travel to Armenia, according to Vahram Melikyan, the head of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin press-office.

21/06/2016 17:54

Armenian taxi drivers are determined to prevent Yandex Taxi from entering Armenian market

Entering Armenian market of "Yandex Taxi" online taxi service has sparked a massive outcry among private taxi drivers and owners of taxi services, particularly GG online service.

20/06/2016 16:51

Armored vehicle caught fire in street in Yerevan

An armored vehicle belonging to the Defense Ministry of Armenia caught fire in David Bek Street in Yerevan today.

20/06/2016 14:10

Nearly 600 journalists keen to cover Pontiff's visit to Armenia

Nearly 600 journalists have applied for accreditation to cover the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to Armenia, according to the Foreign Ministry of Armenia pager on Twitter.

17/06/2016 16:08

Pope Francis says his visit to Armenia is pilgrimage

Pope Francis has addressed the faithful asking them to pray for his upcoming pilgrimage to Armenia. "I ask you to pray for me, who in a few days will go as a pilgrim to an eastern land, Armenia, the first among the Nations to receive the Gospel of Jesus," he said at an audience for the Reunion of Aid Agencies For the Eastern Churches, according to lastampa.it.

17/06/2016 15:00

Newspaper: In a state of intoxication, deputy head of sport school in Etchmiadzin took microbus driver and passengers hostage

In a state of intoxication, the deputy head of the sport school in Etchmiadzin Aram Beybutyan took the driver and passengers of the Etchmiadzin-Yerevan microbus hostage, threatening them at knifepoint, Zhoghovurd newspaper says, citing its own sources.

16/06/2016 14:31

Five servicemen of Armenian armed forces face charges over death of serviceman Kamo Martirosyan

Five servicemen of Armenian armed forces face charges over the death of serviceman Kamo Martirosyan. The press office of the Armenian Investigative Committee has told ArmInfo that Kamo Martirosyan received insults from his fellow servicemen.

16/06/2016 14:20

Armenian community of Turkey urges Etchmiadzin not to let Archbishop Aram Ateshian to clergy meetings

The Armenian community of Turkey has addressed a letter to Naira Zohrabyan, the head of the Prosperous Armenian Party parliamentary faction, wherein it asks the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin not to let Archbishop Aram Ateshian, General Vicar (Acting Patriarch) of the Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople, to the clergy meetings. Zohrabyan read out the letter in the Armenian Parliament today.

16/06/2016 13:36

Armenian American Museum to be built in Glendale, California

On June 15, the California Legislature passed the 2016 - 2017 fiscal year Budget which included $1 Million to build the Armenian American Museum in Glendale, California and $500,000 to support the Lark Musical Society.

15/06/2016 19:45

Religious Council of Patriarchy of Constantinople: Aram Ateshyan fulfilled demand of Armenian community in Turkey

Archbishop Aram Ateshian, General Vicar (Acting Patriarch) of the Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople wrote letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan according to the demands of the representatives of the Armenian community and philanthropists, the statement spread by the Religious Council of the Armenian Patriarchy of Constantinople reads.

15/06/2016 17:30

Aram Ateshian to visit Armenia on June 22

Archbishop Aram Ateshian, General Vicar (Acting Patriarch) of the Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople, will visit Armenia on June 22 to attend the meeting of the Supreme Spiritual Council and the events to be organized on the occasion of Pope Francis' visit to Armenia.

14/06/2016 21:36

Armenian police detain two citizens suspected of robbing a lawmaker and a businessman

The press office of the Police reports that on June 13 resident of Ararat province Shahen Gasparyan, 24, and resident of Shirak province Nikolay Harutyunyan, 30, were taken to the Arabkir Department of Police. The detainees are suspected of nearly 30 burglaries in Yerevan and provinces of the republic.

14/06/2016 13:59

South Caucasus Railway launches seasonal train running to Lake Sevan

The South Caucasus Railway (SCR) CJSC launches its electric train to Lake Sevan on June 16. The train will be running from Hrazdan to Yerevan (Almast) and then to Sevan (Shorzha) every day except Wednesdays.

14/06/2016 13:02

Three employees of State Health Agency of Healthcare Ministry are detained for abuse of office

Head of State Health Agency of Armenian Healthcare Ministry Saro Tsaturyan, Head of Yerevan Municipal Center Arsen Sedrakyan and former head of medical procurement and service department of the Agency Samvel Kharazyan were detained on suspicion of abuse of power.

14/06/2016 13:01

AmeriaGroupInc sums up contest of money transfers via SIGUE system-winners awarded USA-Armenia air ticket

AmeriaGroupInc-member of Ameria Group in the USA has summed up the results of the competition launched on March 18 for those Armenian clients, who make transfers from the USA to Armenia. As the press-service of Ameria Group informed ArmInfo, Samvel Harutyunyan, Ruzanna Sargsyan and Vardges Gharibyan were announced the winners and received USA- Armenia air tickets.

13/06/2016 13:44

Armenia is on list of top-10 places that deserve more travelers, according to National Geographic

Armenia is on the list of the top 10 places that deserve more travelers, according to National Geographic. Armenia tops the list. Journalist Tara Isabella Burton writes that since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the tiny Caucasus country of Armenia has often been associated with the Karabakh conflict.

11/06/2016 16:09

Mass media: Armenian lawmaker's brother beats a policeman

Armenian lawmaker Mushegh Petoyan elected at the 36th electoral district from the Prosperous Armenia Party beat a policeman. Hraparak newspaper reports, citing its own sources, that Mushegh Petoyan's brother Karen Petoyan (aka Kol) and his friend beat a policeman near the market square in Artik.

10/06/2016 11:27

Water supply system improved in borderland Chinari community due to assistance from VivaCell-MTS, FPWC and Foundation for Preservation of Wildlife

The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) and VivaCell-MTS marked the completion and presented the outcomes of yet another project aimed at improving the water supply system in rural communities. Due to the program, Chinari community in Tavush region will be provided with 6-hour water supply instead of the former 2 hours, the press-service of the VivaCell- MTS informs. The improved system includes a new drainage, a pumping station and a 300- meter water line. The program was also supported by the Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR).

09/06/2016 14:34

The President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman visited Yerevan Brandy Company

In the frames of the state visit to the Republic of Armenia the President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman accompanied by Mr. Edvard Nalbandyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia visited Yerevan Brandy Company.

09/06/2016 14:05

UN: Armenia has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Armenia, Belarus, Cuba, and Thailand managed to eliminate the mother-to-child transmission of HIV, UN Secretary general Ban Ki-moon said at a United Nations General Assembly High-level Meeting on Ending AIDS. A ceremony were held in New York City, when elimination validation certificates were presented to the ministers of health of the three European countries, who were attending the United Nations General Assembly High-level Meeting on Ending AIDS.

09/06/2016 11:07

Two servicemen fall victim to natural disaster in Armenia

"Two servicemen, junior sergeant Vardan Grmajyan and common soldier Armen Ghazaryan got lost on June 8, 12:30am local time while carrying out their duty in heavy rain and wind.

09/06/2016 11:04

Armenia's rank in Global Peace Index-2016 deteriorated

Armenia's rank in Global Peace Index-2016 has deteriorated. According to the report compared to previous year Armenia deteriorated by its indicators by 19 points and is 110th from overall 163 in the list. According to the authors Armenia has yielded only to Georgia in the region, which took the 85th position. Azerbaijan was 134th, Turkey- 145th and Iran-133rd.

07/06/2016 14:57

Chief Department of Civil Aviation of Armenia disclaims rumors about Artyom Movsisyan's resignation

Spokesperson for the Chief Department of Civil Aviation of Armenia Ruben Grdzelyan told ArmInfo the media rumors about resignation of Artyom Movsisyan, the head of the Department, do not correspondent to reality.

04/06/2016 14:31

Explosion in front of Tax Office in Vanadzor city

Explosion occurred in front of Tax Office in Vanadzor city, the press-service of the police reports. The police received information about the explosion on June 4, at 1:15am local time.

02/06/2016 20:16

EU Delegation to Armenia invites everyone to participate in Europe Day 2016 events

The EU Delegation to Armenia invites everyone to participate in the Europe Day 2016 events.