Armenia’s SIS Chief of Staff: Unaccounted wealth and big business interests in mining

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Armenian serviceman hits mine

19.07.2017 17:02 GMT

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Armenian soldier has hit a mine.

Armenian lawyers subjected to more and more pressure in courts

19.07.2017 10:34 GMT

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A number of Armenian lawyers have recently been subjected to more and more pressure in their work.

Moscow-Yerevan plane makes emergency landing due to passenger’s deteriorating condition

19.07.2017 10:00 GMT

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An airplane heading from Moscow to Yerevan had to make an emergency landing on Sunday amid reports raising alarm about a passenger’s deteriorating condition.

Chief meteorologist of Armenia wished Baku to go under water

18.07.2017 20:33 GMT

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The chief meteorologist of Armenia has gloated over the natural disaster that hit Istanbul and wished the same to Baku, the Armenian media informs, according to haqqin.az.

Armenia refuses to grant official status to Russian language

18.07.2017 11:31 GMT

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"The issue of granting an official status to the Russian language on the territory of Armenia is not on the agenda."

Georges Kepenekian elected Lyon mayor

17.07.2017 23:36 GMT

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The city council of France's Lyon on Monday elected 68-year-old Georges Kepenekian, Armenian by origin, as mayor of the city.

Gaspari’s dialogue with Armenian president: "Serzhik – murderer, Serzhik – bastard"

17.07.2017 20:49 GMT

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Yerevan-based prominent civil rights activist Vardges Gaspari carried out Friday morning a lie-in protest at the Baghramyan-Demirchyan intersection in Yerevan – Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan’s usual route to office.

Exporter close to Armenian president's son-in-law monopolizes country's apricot market

16.07.2017 17:45 GMT

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Armenian church plunders country's $2bn

15.07.2017 12:51 GMT

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In recent years the Armenian Apostolic Church has spent about two billion dollars on the construction of new shrines and churches.

1.5-year-old child dies due to electrocution in Armenian village

14.07.2017 21:04 GMT

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A tragic incident occurred in the village of Dalarik, Armavir province, on July 11.

Armenia: One in seven survive on bread and potatoes

14.07.2017 14:51 GMT

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70% of the diet of one out of seven people in Armenia consists of bread and potatoes.

Ex 'Nagorno-Karabakh top commander' faces charges over money laundering and weapons smuggling

14.07.2017 09:38 GMT

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The criminal cases instituted against all the individuals involved in the affairs have been submitted to the prosecutor responsible for inquest surveillance.

Poll on the streets of Yerevan: "Sargsyan is a shame of our nation" - VIDEO

12.07.2017 19:39 GMT

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On the streets of Yerevan, young activists made a video interview asking only one question to the residents: "What do you think about Serzh Sargsyan?"

Levon Martirosyan appointed Armenian ambassador to Canada

12.07.2017 17:02 GMT

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Levon Martirosyan has been appointed Armenian ambassador to Canada.

Armenian village residents: 'We need no help, just provide us with jobs'

12.07.2017 10:33 GMT

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The number of people leaving the villages of Gegharkunik Marz of Armenia to earn living is growing year by year.

Passenger van crashes en route from Armenia to Russia, 3 injured

11.07.2017 20:40 GMT

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A light passenger van, which was en route from Armenia to Russia, crashed in Russia Tuesday, and three people were injured and rushed to hospital.

Human Rights Watch urges Armenia authorities to investigate ill-treatment reports during Sasna Tsrer trial

11.07.2017 10:54 GMT

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"Ill-treatment of detainees is strictly prohibited in all circumstances."

Protesters block the road to Karabakh in Armenia

10.07.2017 12:54 GMT

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Residents of the village of Astghadzor in the Gegharkunik region have blocked the Yerevan-Vardenis-Karabakh road on July 10, Oxu.Az reported citing Novosti-Armenia.

Major road accident in Yerevan, casualties reported

10.07.2017 11:08 GMT

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A major traffic accident occurred Sunday in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia.

Armenians inform about condition of their wounded soldiers

08.07.2017 12:03 GMT

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The three Armenian servicemen, who sustained shrapnel wounds as a result of the shelling by the Azerbaijani armed forces on Friday, are in hospital.

Publicist: Unemployment is number one reason behind Armenian youth migration

08.07.2017 10:31 GMT

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The number one reason behind the migration of the youth is the already 40.2 percent unemployment, which is nearly 2.5 times higher than its average level.

Armenian soldier's mother: Why did my son fall victim of Armenia?

07.07.2017 11:48 GMT

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"There was a document in the conscription commission that indicated problems with the heart."

Strong hail falls in Armenia’s Aragatsotn, villagers block road

07.07.2017 10:03 GMT

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Strong hail fell in a number of villages of Armenia’s Aragatsotn province, where the harvest has been totally damaged.

Armenia is floating in debts

06.07.2017 22:40 GMT

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Over the past three years the volume of remittances to Armenia has decreased by $ 830 million or 38.4 percent.

Yelk Bloc MP: I give Armenian Government old Soviet system bad mark

06.07.2017 21:44 GMT

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I give the Armenian Government mark 2 (bad mark) according to the old Soviet 5-point system, MP of the Yelk (Way Out) Bloc Edmon Marukyan said in the parliament on Thursday, speaking at the discussion of the report on the 2016 State Budget performance, news.am reports.

Armenia loses third of money transfers from Russia

06.07.2017 16:36 GMT

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Remittances to Armenian citizens from abroad, declined by 38.4% ($830 million) over the past three years.

Newspaper: Armenia famous singer denied US visa

06.07.2017 10:58 GMT

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The US embassy in Armenia has toughened its stance towards Armenian celebrities, according to Hraparak (Square) newspaper.

Bribes played a key role in Armenia parliamentary elections: TI

05.07.2017 20:44 GMT

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The Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center (TI) has published its report on the parliamentary elections held across Armenia on April 2, according to which bribes played a key role in the outcome of the poll.

Naira Zohrabyan: Armenian citizen does not feel protected by Constitution

05.07.2017 00:58 GMT

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A citizen of Armenia does not feel protected by the Constitution in any structure.

Sons of officials in Armenia do not serve in the army

04.07.2017 21:25 GMT

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"Everyone should understand that it is our state, our army, and everyone should serve in the army, no matter whose son he is."

Three soldiers of the Armenian army wounded in explosion

04.07.2017 18:34 GMT

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Three soldiers of the Armenian army were injured in an explosion in the military unit.

Mara Bagdasaryan to sell sausage to pay fine for violating traffic rules

04.07.2017 17:18 GMT

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In March of this year, the court imposed over RUR 200,000 in fine on the street racer by results of 12 court trials on violation of traffic rules.

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