Protest staged outside government building in Yerevan

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

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

Armenian economist warns about catastrophic situation in country

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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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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

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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.

Another charge brought against Armenia’s Founding Parliament leader

14.11.2016 09:54 GMT

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Leader of Founding Parliament radical opposition group, Jirair Sefilian, who is accused of illegal arms trafficking, has been charged with another crime.

Chief of State Health Agency of Armenia’s Health Ministry dismissed

12.11.2016 09:17 GMT

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The Chief of State Health Agency of Armenia’s Health Ministry, Saro Tsaturyan, was dismissed upon his own application Friday, the press-service of the Health Ministry informed Armenian News – NEWS.am.

Armenians live in poverty, while crime rate grows

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Armenia’s National Statistical Service has recently revealed a report “Social Snapshot and Poverty in Armenia, 2015”, which looks at the miserable economic picture of the country.

Armenia`s Iskander missiles increasing nuke threat in region

11.11.2016 15:58 GMT

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The supply of Russia’s Iskander missiles to Armenia will increase the threat of nuclear proliferation in the region, said human rights activist Armine Sahakyan in her article published by The Huffington Post November 11.

Armenian man wanted by Russian police found after 7 years

11.11.2016 10:38 GMT

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The Armenian police have found Vachik Ghubatyan, who had been wanted by the Russian law enforcement authorities since 2009.

Armenia eases travel rules for Russian nationals, says premier

10.11.2016 23:58 GMT

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Russian nationals will shortly be able to travel to Armenia with domestic passports, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan said on Thursday as he received a Russian parliamentary delegation.

Armenian journalist: President Sargsyan - occupier

10.11.2016 09:37 GMT

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The Armenian leadership hampers the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement, Susan Jaghinyan, Armenian journalist and social activist, said in Baku on November 9.

Armenia crosses ageing redline – official

08.11.2016 22:19 GMT

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A recent statistics of Armenia’s demography reveals that the ageing population problem is from now on a real concern in the country, according to an official.

Armenia has new Deputy Minister of Economic Growth and Investments

08.11.2016 09:50 GMT

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A new Deputy Minister of Economic Growth and Investments of Armenia has been appointed.

Statistics reveals 29.8% poverty in Armenia

07.11.2016 21:08 GMT

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A joint report by the National Statistical Service (NSS) and the World Bank reveals that the poverty rate in Armenia was 29.8% in 2015.

Armenians leave country for better life

07.11.2016 16:45 GMT

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Long lines of people waiting outside foreign embassies in Yerevan to file their papers to leave can be seen daily.

Prosecutor demands life sentence for Armenians charged with Indian’s murder

07.11.2016 10:31 GMT

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Hovhannes Melkonyan, 35, had created a stable organized criminal group, which included Khosrov Melkonyan, 24, and his friend, Semyon Yedigaryan, 26.

Number of law offenses registered in Armenia grows 11 percent over previous year

05.11.2016 11:09 GMT

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Serious law offenses including looting public and private property were registered.

Armenian Finance Ministry won't raise teachers' salaries

05.11.2016 09:43 GMT

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Armenian authorities do not plan to increase salaries of teachers next year, Armenian Deputy Finance Minister Atom Janjughazyan said.

Mother of Armenian MP Enfiajyan in the hydro power plant business

04.11.2016 23:31 GMT

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The mother of Armenian MP Vahe Enfiajyan owns a 50% share in a company that plans to build a small hydro-power plant along the Hrazdan River in the country’s Kotayk Province.

Employees of Yerevan rubber plant shut down highway, demanding unpaid wages

03.11.2016 19:38 GMT

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Former employees of the rubber plant Nairit shut down a central Yerevan highway on Thursday morning as a sign of protest against unpaid salaries.

Armenia's resident population down by 4700 in nine months of 2016

03.11.2016 16:23 GMT

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As of October 1, the estimated resident population of Armenia amounted to 2.993.900 people, down by 4700 against the figures registered on January 1.

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