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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

Turkey's foreign ministry reacts to Pope Francis' visit to Armenia

By beginning of tourism season Areximbank-Gazprombank Group offers significant discounts of premium class chip cards

Geoteam CJSC is sure that mining industry is compatible with agriculture and small business

UNICEF Armenia launches a breast feeding campaign in Armenia

Activist hits parliamentarian Hrant Bagratyan during picket in front of Parliament against Joint Air Defense system with Russia

Ankara: Turkey wants speedy settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which will meet all requirements of Azerbaijan

Turkologist: Ankara has used up all its possibilities to deny Armenian Genocide

Heritage Party: Joint Air Defense with Russia is an attempt to surrender the last elements of Armenia's sovereignty

David Harutyunyan: Next conference of donors will take place in Yerevan on June 29

Frank-Walter Steinmeier to travel to Armenia on June 29

Armenians and Azerbaijanis should take efforts towards peace, Pope Francis says

Opposition MP condemns political persecution against Zhirayr Sefilyan

Ancient Armenian city Ani may become UNESCO World Heritage Site

Tickets for Russian trains can be acquired at Yerevan railway station

"We Are the Owners of Our Country" initiative picketing Parliament building opposing ratification of agreement on joint air defense system with Russia

Pope Francis: "I am happy to have visited Armenia"

Sharmazanov: OSCE MG should react very strongly to Aliyev's refusal to implement arrangements made in Vienna and St. Petersburg

Pope Francis leaves Armenia ending his pastoral visit

Pope Francis and Catholicos of All Armenians visit Khor Virap Monastery at the foot of Ararat and launch doves of peace

Aliyev says Azerbaijani armed forces seized part of Karabakh districts during April aggression

Serzh Sargsyan: Pope Francis' calls for peace and tolerance are a powerful signal for peaceful settlement of regional problems

Serzh Sargsyan: I am sure we will find the best possible option of settlement for Nagorno-Karabakh people

President of Armenia calls on Armenians worldwide to unite to settle the three fundamental issues of the Armenian people

Karekin II and Pope Francis sign Common Declaration: "We express our hope for a peaceful resolution of the issues surrounding Nagorno-Karabakh"

Armenian President: We are grateful to Pope Francis for visiting Armenia and showing warm attitude to Armenian people

Vatican reacts to Turkey’s criticism: “Pope has never been on a Crusade, he tries to build peace rather than to wage war”

Pope Francis: “May the Armenian Church walk in peace and may the communion between us be complete.”

Karekin II: The processes of secularism are intensifying, spiritual and ethical values and views are distorted, and the family structure, established by God, is being shaken

Pontifical Divine Liturgy underway in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin at the St. Trdat Open Air Altar

Ilham Aliyev: Nagorno-Karabakh will never get independence

Karekin II: More practical steps must be taken by Christian churches on the road to searching for peace

Pope to Armenian people: Your sufferings are our own

Pope Francis participates in ecumenical meeting with Patriarch of Armenian Apostolic Church, Karekin II, in Yerevan

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27/06 15:14 Ancient Armenian city Ani may become UNESCO World Heritage Site

Ancient Armenian city Ani is on the list of the 'candidates' to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. According to TRT, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism sent a brigade of 5,000 specialists to make an advertising film and photos of the ancient city to submit them to UNESCO. The latter will make public its decision on Ani this August.

15/06/2016 18:24

"Zare" film to open 13th Golden Apricot International Film Festival

13th Golden Apricot International Film Festival will be held from July 10-17 in Yerevan. Armenia's Minister of Culture Hasmik Poghosyan informed at today's press conference in Yerevan that this year the festival is special as it is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Armenia's independence.

27/05/2016 16:09

Yerevan hosts an exhibition of German artist Stefan Schwarzer's paintings

The German Embassy in Armenia hosted the fifth Art+X event, which featured the paintings by young German artist Stefan Schwarzer.

21/05/2016 16:49

On May 21 as many as 112 museums of Armenia to open their doors to visitors from 6 pm till midnight

On May 21, as many as 112 museums in Armenia will open to visitors as part of the traditional Museum Night campaign from 6 pm till midnight. Entrance is free.

20/05/2016 20:50

Beeline Communication Museum to join Museum Night event

Beeline Communication Museum will join the Museum Night annual international event. As the press-service of the company informed ArmInfo the museum will be open to visitors from 5:00pm to 10:00pm on May 21.

29/04/2016 14:06

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

Head of the Armenian Delegation Gohar Gasparyan has commented on the ban on the Artsakh flag at the Eurovision Song Contest. Gasparyan said at a press conference on April 29 that such decisions are taken for safety reasons to prevent possible signs of aggression among the audience. "As the contest participants, we should respect the Eurovision rules," she said.

15/04/2016 01:29

Israeli writer intends to publish a book on Armenian Genocide

Ora Ahimeir, Israeli writer and founder of the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, is going to publish a book on the Armenian Genocide.

01/04/2016 15:51

International competition of choreographic art to be held in Tsakhkadzor on April 2-3

An international competition of choreographic art will be held in Tsakhkadzor, a resort town in Armenia, on April 2-3. Executive Director of the Armenia’s Dance Sport Federation David Sargsyan told ArmInfo the competition will be held with the support of the Youth Foundation of Armenia and Retro Dance Club. The event organizers are “For the Implementation of International Conventions” NGO and the Dance Sports Federation. The competition will involve more than 200 dancers from Armenia and Georgia, who will perform various style dances, Sargsyan said.

23/03/2016 12:51

World-famous Armenian tenor Geghan Grigoryan dies aged 65

Gegham Grigoryan, world-famous Armenian tenor, the creative director of the National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet after A. Spendiaryan died aged 65 today.

17/03/2016 17:00

Europa Nostra's List of 7 Most Endangered Monuments includes Ererouyk Basilica in Armenia

Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage organisation, and the European Investment Bank Institute (EIBI) have published the list of 'The 7 Most Endangered' monuments and sites for 2016. These endangered landmarks include archaeological site of Ererouyk and the village of Ani Pemza, Armenia, the press office of the Armenian Ministry of Culture reports.

11/03/2016 12:41

Athens to host exhibition "Armenia: Soul of Ararat"

The Byzantine and Christian Museum of the Athens will host an exhibition "Armenia: Soul of Ararat" on March 14, according to the Armenian Culture Ministry website.

03/03/2016 12:59

Eurovision 2016: Iveta Mukuchyan presents her song LoveWave

Iveta Mukuchyan, Armenia's representative for Eurovision Song Contest, has presented her song LoveWave overnight. The music is by Lilit Navasardyan and Levon Navasardyan. Lyrics are by Iveta Mukucharyan and Stephanie Crutchfield. The LoveWave video on YouTube was viewed for more than 110,000 times within 12 hours.

22/02/2016 20:13

Urban Development Ministry seeks to unite Museum of great architect Alexander Tamanyan with National Museum-Institute of Architecture

As Urban Development Ministry of Armenia adopts a decision to unite Alexander Tamanyan Museum with the National Museum-Institute of Architecture and rename it after A. Tamanyan, the great architect's grandson, Gagik Tamanyan, addresses a letter to Minister Narek Sargsyan. In his letter, the successor of the great architect, the author of Yerevan's general layout, levers harsh criticism at the Ministry for uniting the two museums to get an area for building a banquet hall at the Ministry. "Nowhere in the world museums of prominent people are closed and transferred to general museums.

25/01/2016 23:58

Cello player Narek Hakhnazaryan to record Witold Lutoslawski's compositions for BBC Radio 3

Well-known cello player Narek Hakhnazaryan will record Witold Lutoslawski's compositions for BBC Radio 3. The musician told reporters on January 25 that the work will be done in a month. "I have never performed Lutoslawski's compositions. I look forward to doing it," Hakhnazaryan said.

25/01/2016 23:43

Armenia to perform in first semi-finals of Eurovision 2016

According to the results of the drawing held in Stockholm, Armenia will perform in the first semi-finals of Eurovision Song Contest 2016.

20/01/2016 22:44

Minister of Culture comments on situation related to old building of Zvartnots airport

Minister of Culture of Armenia Hasmik Poghosyan commented on the situation related to the old building of Zvartnots airport. In an interview with ArmInfo the Minister paid attention to the fact that old (round) building of the airport is not included in the list of State Protected Monuments.