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Armenia joins World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Lake Sevan is among top ten attractions in post-Soviet preferred by Russian people

Leyla Yunus is at Prosecutor General's Office, Arif Yunus decides to "give up"

Pre-Parliament: The overarching goal for all Armenians is the formation of a representative government in Armenia

The OSCE is ready to assist in any way possible to stop the cease-fire violations in karabakh conflict zone, Andrzej Kasprzyk says

US Department of State: Media outlets of Armenia published inaccurate articles portraying religious minorities as criminals and spies

Levon Hayrapetyan loses consciousness on Wednesday morning

Public Services Regulatory Commission decides to reduce tariffs of some services of ArmenTel CJSC

Poaching and illegal hunting tours endanger birds in Armenia

The NKR premier: The Madrid Principles are certainly unacceptable to us

Armenian Copper Programme cuts blister copper production by 13.5%

VTB Bank (Armenia) confirms its leadership in lending

EY takes employees of Armenian ancestry back to their roots

Levon Hayraptyan's health much worse

Vahagn Hovnanyan: Oligarchs have full control of Armenian economy

John Heffern believes that Nagorno-Karabakh conflict can be resolved only through peaceful talks

In Oct 2014 Armenia to join UN peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

ICRC car fired at on Armenian-Azeri border

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

Azerbaijan mounts another sabotage attack on Line of Contact, Armenian side has 1 victim and 2 wounded

Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Vanadzor Office urges Armenian Defense Ministry to look into military conscription of a kyphotic young man

Armenia suffers no losses during crossfire initiated by Azerbaijan on Armenian-Azeri border

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

Armenia's former prime minister: The indicator of the economic growth in Armenia is extremely low for the first half of 2014

29/07 18:46 Armenian Copper Programme cuts blister copper production by 13.5%

In Jan-June 2014 Armenian Copper Programme (ACP) cut blister copper production by 13.5% to 5,015 tons. According to the ACP's spokesman Vahram Avagyan, in Jan-June 2014 the company processed 25,767 tons of copper concentrate against 22,916 tons a year before.

29/07/2014 18:41

EY takes employees of Armenian ancestry back to their roots

More than thirty employees of Armenian ancestry from the internationally recognized audit firm EY (Ernst & Young) recently visited Armenia in order to enjoy both its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage—in essence, to become familiar with the land of their ancestors. Some, who were visiting Armenia for the first time, had identified with the country although they’d never seen the peaks of Ararat from the top of the Yerevan Cascade. Here the city of Yerevan— the center of the Armenian world—spreads out before you.

29/07/2014 13:44

Vahagn Hovnanyan: Oligarchs have full control of Armenian economy

The Armenian economy is fully controlled by oligarchs and will die eventually if nothing is changed, Armenian businessman Vahagn Hovnanyan told azatutyun.am.

25/07/2014 15:23

Armenia's former prime minister: The indicator of the economic growth in Armenia is extremely low for the first half of 2014

The indicator of the economic growth in Armenia is extremely low for the first half of 2014 versus the same period of 2013, the former prime minister of Armenia, a member of the parliament from the opposition Armenian National Congress, Hrant Bagratyan, wrote at his "Facebook" page.

25/07/2014 01:06

Armenian Government tries to repay its debts by transferring state-owned enterprises' assets to a U.S. company

On July 24, the Armenian Government took a decision to transfer part of the assets of Nairit Plant and "Nairit-2" State Research Institute CJSC into the ownership of "Vorotan Hydro Cascade" CJSC.

23/07/2014 14:43

"Mika cement" to replace owner

"Mika cement" CJSC will have a new owner soon, Director General of the company, Naira Martirosyan, told ArmInfo correspondent.

22/07/2014 13:15

Newspaper: Armenian oligarch's company worked in the shadow

The Yerevan-based Haykakan Zhamanak (Armenian Time) newspaper says that the State Revenue Committee has published the list of the companies, whose funds on the tax accounts in early July 2014 are much bigger than in early July 2013.

18/07/2014 15:24

Air Armenia leases Airbus 320

Air Armenia has leased an Airbus 320. The company's marketing manager Sirak Hambardzumyan told ArmInfo on Friday that the plane arrived at Zvartnots Airport on Thursday evening.

18/07/2014 15:22

On July 20 Air Armenia will start flying to Moscow three times a day

On July 20 Air Armenia will start flying to Moscow three times a day. According to the company's marketing manager Sirak Hambardzumyan, the third flight will be carried out in the afternoon. Until now the company has flown to Moscow only in the evening.

18/07/2014 11:16

Light industry in Armenia is desolate but not hopeless

Light industry in Armenia is desolate but not hopeless, Suren Bekirski, Director General of the Tosp knitwear factory, says in an interview to ArmInfo when commenting on the lack of progress in the light industry development in Armenia.

16/07/2014 16:01

Armenian Ministry of Energy: By October 2014 Armenia will consider and approve a new indicative balance for duty-free supplies of Russian petroleum derivatives in 2015

By October 2014 Armenia will consider and approve a new indicative balance for duty-free supplies of Russian petroleum derivatives in 2015, Armenian Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Iosif Isayan says in an interview to ArmInfo.

11/07/2014 16:43

Ambassador of France: Carrefour will open in Armenia in autumn of the current year

The hypermarket Carrefour will open in Armenia in autumn of the current year, ambassador of France to Armenia, Henri Reynaud, said at today's press-conference in Yerevan.

10/07/2014 20:12

British Orogen Gold ready to begin diamond drilling in Armenia

After the successfully held geophysical exploration, Orogen Gold has announced the mobilization of a drill rig to commence its 2014 diamond drilling program at its Mutsk gold project in Armenia. Mining Global reported.

10/07/2014 14:09

Armenian Minister of Energy: The fate of Nairit Plant will be decided within the next two months

The fate of Nairit Plant will be decided within the next two months, Armenian Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Yervand Zakharyan told ArmInfo when commenting on the July 10 action of protest. Over 100 employees of the Plant gathered near the building of the Armenian Government and demanding that the Plant should pay them the arrears of wages.

08/07/2014 15:41

ՀԿԵ-ում ամփոփեցին աշխատանքի արդյունքները հունիսին

ՙՀարավկովկասյան երկաթուղի՚ ՓԲԸ գլխավոր տնօրենի ժամանակավոր պաշտոնակատար Սերգեյ Վալկոն հուլիսի 7-ին կայացած խորհրդակցության ընթացքում ամփոփել է Ընկերության հունիսյան աշխատանքների արդյունքները:

08/07/2014 13:52

South Caucasus Railway sums up activity results for June 2014

Acting CEO of South Caucasus Railway (SCR) CJSC Sergey Valko summed up the company's activity results for June 2014.

08/07/2014 13:50

Abkhazian MPs suggest launching debates on resumption of railway service via Abkhazia

Vice Speaker of the Parliament of Abkhazia, Hero of Abkhazia Vagharshak Kosyan, MP of the Abkhazian Parliament of the second convocation, Hero of Abkhazia Galust Trapizonyan, Chevalier of the Order of Leon Karapet Karagozyan and MP of the Abkhazian Parliament of the fourth convocation, Chevalier of the Order of Leon Valery Mayromyan suggest launching public debates on possible resumption of the railway service via Abkhazia.

04/07/2014 12:07

Amulsar will be the first mine in Armenia to bring modern, environmentally friendly heap leaching technology to the country, Geoteam says

Amulsar will be the first mine in Armenia to bring modern, environmentally friendly heap leaching technology to the country with no process discharge to the environment and no tailings dams, the press service of Geoteam CJSC says.

03/07/2014 16:27

Vahe Davtyan: lternative power engineering should be developed regardless of fluctuations in electric power tariffs

ArmInfo’s interview with Vahe Davtyan, Corresponding Member of Engineering Academy of Armenia, CEO & Founder of Clean Energy NGO

02/07/2014 20:16

Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex put up to auction again

On July 2, the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex was put up to auction again, the Judicial Acts Compulsory Enforcement Service (JACES) reports. This is already the fourth auction. The previous three ones had no customers.

02/07/2014 16:16

Direct air flights from Armenia to the Crimea and back to start since August

Russia's Transport Ministry has adopted a decision to let the air companies "Ural airlines" and "Grozny avia" implement international flights from Simferopol at the beginning of August, Izvertia reported.

02/07/2014 16:11

Energy Minister: Calculations and decision of utility regulator to raise electricity rate in Armenia are grounded

Calculations and the decision of the utility regulator to raise the electricity rate in Armenia are grounded, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Armenia told reporters, Wednesday.

01/07/2014 14:02

Decision to raise electricity rate starting 1 August 2014 left unchanged

Public Services Regulatory Committee has left unchanged the decision to raise the electric power tariff starting 1 August 2014, oppositionist parliamentarian Aram Manukyan (Armenian National Congress) told reporters after the meeting of the Committee.

28/06/2014 14:41

Control Chamber: Armenian authorities have enough courage to remove the shortcomings

The Control Chamber has decided to respond to the criticism of the Office of the second president of Armenia Robert Kocharyan. The Control Chamber says that Kocharyan's Office is not a political institution and its conclusions should not be taken as political ones.

27/06/2014 22:09

Auction on sale of property of Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex still going on, JACES says

The information that the Armenian Civil Court of Appeal has declared the auction on the sale of property of the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex as illegal has nothing to do with the reality, the Judicial Acts Compulsory Enforcement Service of Armenia has told ArmInfo. To recall, earlier Armine Hakobyan, lawyer of the Complex, informed ArmInfo of the Court's decision.

27/06/2014 21:54

Auction on sale of property of Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex is illegal

The Armenian Civil Court of Appeal has declared the auction on the sale of property of the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex as illegal, Armine Hakobyan, lawyer of the Complex, has told ArmInfo's correspondent.

27/06/2014 21:47

Office of second president of Armenia accuses ex-minister of energy and natural resources of incompetence and urges him to be quiet

Unfortunately, Armen Movsisyan, who held the position of Armenian minister of energy and natural resources for over 10 years, has failed to understand that (or pretends that he does not understand) the difference between privatization of a property complex and the Government's consent to the sale of an enterprise.

27/06/2014 15:28

Armenian MP: Armenia's accession to EAEU will not damage country's relations with WTO

There are no obstacles to Armenia's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), says parliamentarian Hayk Babukhanyan. Commenting on the latest statement by PM Hovik Abrahamyan to ArmInfo, Babukhanyan said: "The prime minister is sure more informed on the procedural requirements of the road map on Armenia's accession to the Customs Union. If Abrahamyan says that Armenia will join the Union sooner or later, it means that there are no obstacles to it."

27/06/2014 03:13

Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine has a new CEO

The largest mining enterprises in Armenia, Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine (ZCMC), has a new Chief Executive Officer - Neil Stevenson, who is the reprehensive of Cronimet Њining AG, the major shareholder of ZCMC, says the press release of the Cronimet Mining Office in Yerevan.

25/06/2014 18:48

Economist: Shares of the Vorotan Hydroelectric Power Plant should be offered to the society

The shares of the state CJSC "Vorotan Cascade Hydroelectric Power Plant" should be offered to the society, the known economist Tatul Manaseryan said at today's press-conference when commenting on an interview of the second president of Armenia, Robert Kocharyan, with erkir am. portal regarding the sale of the Cascade to the American company "Countour Global".

25/06/2014 18:33

State Commission for Economic Competition Protection thinks that the "Parking City Service" does not have monopoly position at the paid parking market

State Commission for Economic Competition Protection (SCECP) thinks that the "Parking City Service" does not have monopoly position at the paid parking market in Yerevan, Chairman of the Commission, Artak Shaboyan, said when replying to Arminfo correspondent's question about numerous complaints of the population.