Garo Paylan says he has underwent violence because he is Armenian

Government of Armenia to discuss Bill recognizing independence of Nagorno Karabakh

The last breathe of bankrupt Nairit Plant: once chemical giant will remain without employees on July 1

Artsrun Hovhannisyan: Armenian armed forces constantly replenished with ultramodern weapons

Armenian Defense Ministry Spokesperson: Azerbaijani side is pulling more forces and military hardware to Line of Contact

On May 9, Veterans of the Great Patriotic War can travel by South Caucasus Railway electric train free of charge

Armenia Telephone Company (Beeline trademark) retains leadership among communication operators on the list of largest taxpayers of Armenia

Ex-head of Judicial Acts Compulsory Enforcement Service of Armenia faces criminal charges

Three police officers face administrative fines for obstruction of journalists' activities

Kerry and Lavrov call for restoring a better sense of calm between sides in Karabakh conflict zone

Armenian Foreign Ministry suggesting its own scenario of Karabakh conflict settlement

VTB Bank (Armenia) among top 3 Armenian banks by amount of taxes paid in Q1 2016

Armenian Defense Ministry on possible provocations on May 9: One should be vigilant - the situation may escalate at any moment

In 2015 Anelik Bank increased personal time deposits by 16% amid 20% growth in retail lending

Aliyev gives an award to murderer of Armenian soldier Kyaram Sloyan

Ashotyan: Armenia pins no hopes on allies within CSTO

Yerevan: Baku is preparing ground for new military actions

Azerbaijani side pulling more forces and military hardware to its positions along Line of Contact: NKR Defense Army

Beeline Subscribers buying Micromax Bolt D320 smartphones to get a subscription to Smart 1500 tariff plan and 5GB internet

Commanders of volunteer platoons call on fresh forces to join them on frontline in Nagorno Karabakh

Serviceman Sargis Gasparyan died in Stepanakert on May 2 night

Zardusht Alizade: After Ukraine and Syria, Putin wants to play a peacekeeper’s role in Karabakh

Azerbaijani Armed Forces again shelling Armenian positions

Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army: Adversary will receive response for its actions

Two servicemen of Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army die in conflict zone

Hrant Bagratyan stresses the need to expand the scale of dismissals in Armenian Defense Ministry system

Head of EU Delegation to Armenia: Both Armenians and Azerbaijanis should prepare for peace

Parliamentary forces of Armenia ready to sign "gentleman's agreement" on excluding pre-election bribes

Mammadyarov to Sargsyan: Conditions put forward for resumption of negotiations undermine peace process on settlement

Azerbaijani FM: Russia has offered a phased solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Zaruhi Postanjyan: Large-scale armed hostilities in Artsakh are yet to start

Armenian delegation comments on the ban on Artsakh flag at Eurovision Song Contest

UITE: 300 specialists and 50 companies in IT sector and engineering willing to contribute to development of Military Industrial Complex of Armenia

Sharmazanov to Mammadyarov: Baku will not succeed in its attempts to throw dust in eyes of international community

Armenian PR Association to establish with Beeline's support the first national PR award in Armenia

Areximbank-GPB Group staff members visit schools in Armavir region under My Finance Month-2016 project

Armenia's Parliament Vice Speaker: No negotiations are possible unless Azerbaijan stops violating ceasefire

U.S. Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Calls for Leahy Law Investigation of Azerbaijani Abuses


03/05 15:55 The last breathe of bankrupt Nairit Plant: once chemical giant will remain without employees on July 1

The employees and the managing staff of the Nairit chemical plant have receive notifications about their dismissal on July 1 2016, Karine Shahverdyan, a member of the NAIRIT NGO Coordination Group of the former employees of the chemical giant, told ArmInfo. She said the employees have not received salaries since February. Considering the Plant's new arrears of wages (for 3 months), it is not surprising that the remaining 480-500 staff members received dismissal notifications.

28/04/2016 19:04

SCR: Number of railway casualties in Armenia keeps increasingly growing

This year about 10 railway casualties have already been registered in Armenia, including 1 fatality and 2 cases with grave consequences. In the remaining 7 cases, pets were negligently left on the rail tracks, Levon Hakobyan, South Caucasus Railway (SCR) Deputy Director for Safety, said on April 28. He noted that in 2015 there were 44 such cases.

26/04/2016 13:33

Teghout CJSC to hold meetings on Teghout project

On May 11, at 6 pm, Teghout CJSC will hold a meeting with public representatives interested in the project on development of the Teghout copper-molybdenum deposit. The meeting will be held at the Culture House of Shnogh village (Lori province).

24/04/2016 04:50

Serzh Sargsyan attended launch of first phase of ENA anti-crisis program

On April 23 Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan visited Cascade Holding, which is a member of Tashir Group of companies and is located on the territory of Shengavit administrative district, the President particularly attended the opening of the enterprise on producing high quality electr®-technical equipment.

14/04/2016 05:24

Regular meeting of EEC Prime Ministers to be held in Yerevan on May 20

During the Eurasian intergovernmental state session the sides agreed that the regular meeting of Eurasian Economic Union (EEC) Prime Ministers will be held in Yerevan on May 20 , the commission's Facebook page informs.

08/04/2016 07:55

Russian PM: Practical implementation of Armenian NPP Life Extension project launched

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev who travelled to Armenia on April 7 held a joint press briefing with Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan saying the practical implementation of Armenian NPP Life Extension project has been launched.

08/04/2016 07:50

Armenian economy diversification is one of the basic issues, according to IMF Resident Representative to Armenia

Armenian economy diversification is one of the basic issues, IMF Resident Representative to Armenia Teresa Daban Sanchez has told ArmInfo. She said that the economy is to be focused on remittances and retail. Among the most promising sectors, she pointed out agriculture and tourism, which provide an opportunity to diversify the economy. But diversification needs time and investment programs.

08/04/2016 04:54

Price on Russian gas supplied to Armenia to drop to 150 USD for 1000 cu m

Armenia and Russia have agreed on reducing the price on Russian gas exported to Armenia to 150 USD for 1000 cubic meters, this agreement was reached during Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's visit to Armenia.

07/04/2016 08:07

EBRD is providing EUR 5.5 million loan to Armenia for implementation of modern solid waste management solutions

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing EUR 5.5 million loan to Armenia for implementation of modern solid waste management solutions in Kotayk and Gegharkunik regions. The loan amount consists of a previously signed EUR 3.5 million and a newly added EUR 2 million EBRD sovereign loan, the press-service of the EBRD reports.

07/04/2016 07:38

IMF: Operation of thermal power plants more expedient for Armenia

Operation of thermal power plants is more expedient for Armenia in the long-term outlook, the newly appointed IMF Mission Chief to Armenia Hossein Samiei stated at today's news conference in response to ArmInfo's question. He recalled that Russia expressed readiness to assist Armenia in implementing the Armenian NPP Lifetime Extension Project for a period of 10 years. It was a proposal the Government could not deny, he said. In fact, Samiei believes that Armenia needs alternative sources of energy, in particular, thermal power plants. He said the World Bank shares these views too.

07/04/2016 07:18

IMF says Taxation Code of Armenia needs improvement

IMF sees the need to improve Taxation Code of Armenia in view of possible shocks and challenges to the fiscal system of the country, Hossein Samiei, the IMF Mission Chief to Armenia, told a news conference on April 6.

07/04/2016 06:12

IMF upgrades Armenian economic growth forecast to 2.25-2.5% in 2016

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has upgraded its forecast for Armenia's economic growth in 2016 to 2.25-2.5% versus earlier forecasted 2.2%, the newly appointed IMF Mission Chief to Armenia Hossein Samiei stated at today's press conference and added that Armenia's economy growth prevails over the indicators of Caucasus region and Central Asia, for which IMF has forecasted 1-15% growth.

01/04/2016 13:01

Yerevan Brandy Company's ArArAt brandy entries win gold and silver medals at 2016 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

The 16th annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition was held March 17-20 at Hotel Nikko in SF. Yerevan Brandy Company's ArArAt 10 year-old Akhtamar Brandy won a gold medal and ArArAt 5 Star Brandy won a silver medal, according to the YBC press-office.

30/03/2016 12:15

Armenia will face serious environmental problems, unless it develops nuclear energy

Without development of nuclear energy Armenia will face serious environmental problems, as it will have to use its water resources at full. Knarik Hovhannisyan, a well-known Armenian environmentalist, specialist in water resources, Ph.D in Engineering Science, made such statement talking to ArmInfo's correspondent.

25/03/2016 22:42

Prime Minister: It's true that the gas price will drop

It's true that the gas price will drop but it is for the talks to show how much it will drop, Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan told reporters on March 25.

23/03/2016 17:58

Armenia's Minister of Energy calls for consolidation of joint efforts aimed at restarting Nairit plant

On March 21 the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Armenia called for consolidation of joint efforts for restarting Nairit, a giant chemical plant in Armenia, during a meeting held with the former employees of the plant.

22/03/2016 13:19

As Armenia air carrier tickets become available, Company promises cheapest ticket for Yerevan-Tel Aviv flight

As promised, the first tickets of Armenia air carrier have become available, and the first flight will be to Tel Aviv. "For the time being, we are offering the cheapest tickets Yerevan-Tel Aviv," Gevorg Khachatryan, the spokesperson for Armenia Airline, told ArmInfo.

15/03/2016 20:11

Air Armenia will be back: Court approves the company`s financial sanation program

The regular court of Kentron and Nork Marash administrative districts of Yerevan has approved the financial sanation program of Air Armenia company. The company hopes to resume its flights in the near future and to redeem its debts within the next 24 months, Arsen Avetisyan, Director of Air Armenia, has told ArmInfo.

15/03/2016 13:36

Nairit Plant employees do not trust efficiency of the new working group set up by Ministry of Energy

The Nairit Plant employees do not trust the efficiency of the new working group set up to survey the situation at the Plant, Karine Shahverdyan, member of the coordination group of former employees of Nairit Plant, has told ArmInfo.

14/03/2016 10:25

Newly established Armenia air company: dark horse and future of Armenian aviation

Newly established Armenia airline company does not inspire trust, former head of Armenia's General Department for Civil Aviation (GDCA), Shahen Petrosyan stated at the today's meeting with journalists, commenting on the media hype around a new airline company entering on the Armenian market of passenger air transportation.

09/03/2016 20:05

Armenia Airline to launch its first flight on April 21: Destination Israel

The new air carrier Armenia will launch regular flights on early April 21. The first destinations are Tel-Aviv and Moscow. "The airline has big ambitions and plans. We will be flying to various cities of Russia, to Tehran, Dubai, Prague, Tel-Aviv, Kiev, Minsk, Barcelona, Larnaca, and London," Tamaz Gaiashvili, one of the founders of the company, told a news conference on March 9, promising to expand the geography of flights and take into account the interests of Armenian customers in the company's price policy.

09/03/2016 19:54

Shareholder of "Armenia" new Airline Company denies rumors about Armenian officials' participation in company's capital

Shareholder of "Armenia" new air line company Tamaz Gaiashvili denied the rumors about the Prime-Minister's relation to this company during today's meeting with journalists.

09/03/2016 19:51

Rebranding-related survey launched at South Caucasus Railway Company

Lawyers of the South Caucasus Railway (SCR) CJSC jointly with Armenian Police representatives have launched an audit of the funds spent on the company's re-branding, Spokesperson for SCR CJSC Vardan Aloyan told ArmInfo.

04/03/2016 15:24

Traveling to Europe and Asia for $49: New air carrier "Armenia" will launch activities in April

The new carrier "Armenia" will launch regular flights in early April, providing an opportunity to travel to the CIS, European and Asian countries at prices starting from $49, Ruben Grdzelyan, Spokesman for the General Department of Civil Aviation of Armenia, has told ArmInfo.

27/02/2016 12:52

Expert: Armenia should improve its image

Armenia should first and foremost improve its image, expert from UEAPME Christian Gessl told ArmInfo's correspondent on February 26, noting that this will contribute to improvement of social climate in the country, which in its turn will have positive impact on the development of small and medium business.

26/02/2016 17:07

Expert:Economic crisis is an opportunity to stop "scientific genocide" in Armenia

Economic crisis that Armenia experiences with other countries is a wonderful opportunity to stop "scientific genocide" in our country, Director of Noravank Scientific and Educational Foundation Gagik Harutyunyan expressed this opinion at a conference "Armenia and EEU business community: problems, expectations and prospects" in Yerevan.

17/02/2016 02:24

System of labor protection, process and fire safety being improved at SCR

South-Caucasus Railway has approved Labor Protection, Process Safety and Fire Safety Plan for 2016. As the press-service of the Company informed ArmInfo, the document is aimed at improvement of conditions of labor protection, process and fire safety, prevention and exclusion of possible violations in these fields.

12/02/2016 18:28

IFC has proposed to invest 40 million USD in Amulsar construction financing arrangement

Lydian International Limited (100% owner of Geoteam CJSC) has announced that International Finance Corporation (IFC) has proposed to invest 40 million USD in the Amulsar construction financing arrangement.

11/02/2016 19:33

Sports and Concert Complex after Karen Demirchyan nationalized again

Sports and Concert Complex after Karen Demirchyan nationalized again

11/02/2016 13:45

Rosselkhoznadzor refutes reports about the ban on tomato import from Armenia

The Krasnodar Territory and Adyghe Republic Division of the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary

11/02/2016 12:48

Rosselkhoznadzor returns 22 tons of tomato paste to Armenia

The Krasnodar Division of the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) suppressed the entry of 22 tons of moth-affected tomato paste from Armenia, Yasno news agency reports, citing Rosselkhoznadzor.