Iranian citizen found hanged in Armenia

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Mandatory component not to be removed from bill on retaining 1000 AMD for army

28.11.2016 10:33 GMT

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The mandatory component will not be removed from the bill pursuant to which 1,000 AMD will be retained from the salaries of Armenian citizens.

Rights activists blame police indifference for domestic violence victims' deaths

26.11.2016 07:48 GMT

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Over the first 10 months of 2016, the number of reported cases of domestic abuse in Armenia has grown significantly over the last year.

Several Armenian police officers to be sacked

25.11.2016 22:00 GMT

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Six Armenian police officers will be sacked in the future.

Adopting Russian as second official language in Armenia is ruled out

25.11.2016 19:11 GMT

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The official and state language of Armenia is Armenian, the Armenian language is one of the fundamental values of the Armenian independence and the "Law of Language" is not subject to any change, Minister of Educationa and Science of Armenia Levon Mkrtchyan said.

Newspaper: Pig farming to become monopoly in Armenia?

25.11.2016 12:08 GMT

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The small and medium-sized businesses that are engaged in pig farming in the Republic of Armenia (RA) see great perils for their business, according to Haykakan Zhamanak newspaper.

ECtHR makes 2 judgments against Armenia

24.11.2016 21:53 GMT

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) made two judgments against the Armenian Government Thursday, Radio Liberty reports.

New rotation: "Karabakh clan" in Armenia may replace current leader

24.11.2016 18:11 GMT

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Karen Karapetyan, who just a couple of months ago was appointed as the prime minister, may be the next head of state in Armenia, the country which loses more and more a credibility on its incumbent president.

Armenian PM: "External debt growing faster than GDP growth and revenues"

24.11.2016 10:09 GMT

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Armenia to insist on its candidate for post of CSTO secretary general

23.11.2016 17:48 GMT

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Armenia will insist on its candidate for the post of Secretary General of the Collective Security Treat Organization (CSTO).

Germany unwilling to invest in Armenia due to Karabakh conflict

22.11.2016 21:44 GMT

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German companies and investors are not interested in Armenia.

Zhoghovurd: Karen Karapetyan’s cabinet ‘not meeting economic targets’

22.11.2016 19:07 GMT

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Despite Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan’s promise to step up economic growth, Armenia’s economic activity index turns out to be the lowest in the past seven years, the paper says, citing recent statistics.

Man threatens to blow up a 9-story building in Yerevan

22.11.2016 18:02 GMT

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An unusual incident occurred Tuesday in Yerevan, Armenia.

EC Committee: Corruption remains a main problem in Armenia's penitentiary system

22.11.2016 16:15 GMT

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“Corruption remains a main problem in penitentiary system of Armenia."

Experts: Armenia is on verge of mass starvation

22.11.2016 12:43 GMT

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Armenians have faced a threat of mass starvation, as the high long-term unemployment negatively affects people’s purchasing power and domestic production.

How Armenian officials park in downtown Yerevan square

22.11.2016 09:22 GMT

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The central square of Yerevan – the Republic Square – is the heart of state institutions.

Protests continue against military benefits tax in Yerevan

22.11.2016 00:47 GMT

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Armenians still protest against the controversial military benefits bill, which introduces a new tax that will impoverish the already poor people.

Number of people seeking asylum in Armenia drastically drops

21.11.2016 11:27 GMT

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72 people have applied to relevant instances to claim asylum in Armenia over the first nine months of the current year, the website of the State Migration Service of Armenia reports.

PACE co-rapporteurs to visit Armenia

19.11.2016 10:07 GMT

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Giuseppe Galati (Italy, EPP/CD) and Alan Meale (United Kingdom, SOC), co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of obligations and commitments by Armenia, will make a fact-finding visit to Yerevan on 22-23 November 2016, PACE said in a statement.

Vahagn Khachatryan: Political tool needed to solve problems in Armenian economy

19.11.2016 09:36 GMT

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Armenian authorities outflow billions of dollars from country

18.11.2016 17:57 GMT

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The specter of corruption is a bugaboo that Armenia is not able to shake.

Armenia Parliament holds special session

18.11.2016 12:30 GMT

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The National Assembly (NA) of Armenia on Friday started a special session, in capital city Yerevan.

Poor Armenians forced to pay for failures of gov’t

17.11.2016 12:48 GMT

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Although dozens of millionaires live in the poor Armenia, the state forces the poor population to pay thousands of drams for its failures.

Sargsyan: There is no need for new Russian military bases in Armenia

17.11.2016 11:10 GMT

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President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan said that there is no need for creation of the new Russian military bases in the territory of the country.

Armenians ‘afraid’ to report corruption, survey shows

16.11.2016 23:04 GMT

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People in Armenia refrain from reporting corruption incidents out of fear of retaliation.

Armenia Defense Minister on pardoning soldier with disabilities: It’s impossible

16.11.2016 19:29 GMT

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Former serviceman Davit Hakobyan violated the law, attempting a phone terrorism.

Armenian economist warns about catastrophic situation in country

16.11.2016 09:35 GMT

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Experts alarm that the situation is not likely to improve given the current economic indicators.

Aram Ateshian linked to criminal case over Ayvazovksy canvas – activist

15.11.2016 21:07 GMT

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A member of the civic group demanding strict accountability measures against Aram Ateshian, General Vicar of the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul, on Tuesday brought to public attention “scandalous facts” revealing the patriarch’s connection to a criminal case over a canvass by Hovhannes Ayvazovsky.

Taxi driven by Armenian hits people at Moscow public transit stop

15.11.2016 15:50 GMT

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A 30-year-old Armenian citizen was injured in a traffic accident that occurred on Sunday evening in Moscow.

Remittances from Russia to Armenia reduce, but outflow increases

15.11.2016 11:56 GMT

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According to official data, individuals’ remittances from Russia to Armenia have totaled $639․5 million, from January to September.

NATO and Armenia creating trust fund

14.11.2016 22:30 GMT

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The situation on the line of contact of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict needs to be stabilized, the German Ambassador to Armenia Bernhard Matthias Kiesler said within the framework of NATO Week in Yerevan.

Armenian Government’s new military benefits tax aims to rip off citizens

14.11.2016 18:02 GMT

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The Armenian parliament today voted to include on its agenda a bill that seeks to introduce a new tax which would ensure increased social benefits for the families of servicemen killed or seriously injured in action or during military duty.

Putin approves joint armed forces agreement between Armenia and Russia

14.11.2016 11:47 GMT

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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on approving the agreement on joint unification of Armenia and Russia's military forces.

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