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372 confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus in Armenia

2020.03.28 17:56 GMT

As of 10:00 a.m. Saturday, 372 confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus were recorded in Armenia, according to the website of the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Armenian NSS exposes corruption scheme in labor and social affairs ministry

2020.03.27 19:03 GMT

Armenia’s National Security Service (NSS) said today it has exposed a corruption scheme in the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, ARKA reports.

Five Armenian servicemen test positive for coronavirus

2020.03.27 16:32 GMT

The COVID-19 has started to spread among service members in the Armenian Army. Earlier, the country confirmed three confirmed cases among the soldiers, while today, this number has reached 5.

First case of coronavirus death reported in Armenia

2020.03.26 17:11 GMT

Armenian health authorities reported today the first case of death from a coronavirus, ARKA reports.

Former mayor of Yerevan wanted by NSS on charges of embezzlement and abuse of power

2020.03.24 18:09 GMT

The former mayor of the Armenian capital Yerevan Gagik Beglaryan is involved in a criminal case on abuse of power and embezzlement as a defendant, the National Security Service (NSS) reported.

110 coronavirus cases in Armenia

2020.03.18 18:37 GMT

Armenia’s health ministry reported eight new coronavirus cases as of Wednesday evening bringing total to 110, news.am reports.

Coronavirus cases rise to 78 in Armenia

2020.03.18 20:12 GMT

The number of coronavirus cases in Armenia rose to 78, health minister Arsen Torosyan said on Tuesday evening, news.am reports.

More than 20 injured in road accident in Armenia’s Lori

2020.03.17 15:24 GMT

A major road accident took place in Lori Province of Armenia when a minibus and a car collided on the Spitak-Vanadzor motorway this morning.

Healthcare minister: Number of people infected with coronavirus reached 15 in Armenia

2020.03.14 15:50 GMT

We have 15 confirmed cases at present, of which only one has pneumonia. Armenia’s Minister of Health Arsen Torosyan noted this on Facebook, news.am reports.

About 100 fires reported in Armenia per day

2020.03.12 16:55 GMT

About 100 fires are reported in Armenia per day, which is a very high number for this season, Minister of Emergency Situations Felix Tsolakyan stated at a government meeting on Thursday.

Major irregularities found in Armenian defense ministry's diesel fuel procurement

2020.03.11 16:12 GMT

The State Audit Office of Armenia has scrutinized the legality and effectiveness of the defense ministry's diesel fuel procurement in 2019 for the needs of the department, ARKA reports.

New indictment filed against Armenia ex-defense minister

2020.03.04 15:30 GMT

Former Minister of Defense of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan has now been charged with squandering of especially large-size property.

Armenia ex-defense minister engaged as suspect in squander in particularly large amounts

2020.03.02 17:35 GMT

Within the scope of the criminal case being investigated by the Special Investigation Service of Armenia, ex-defense minister of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan has been engaged as a suspect on suspicion of squander of assets in particularly large amounts (AMD 1,046,400,000), as reported the news service of the Special Investigation Service of Armenia.

Armenia reports first coronavirus infection

2020.03.02 15:38 GMT

Armenia reported its first coronavirus infection on Sunday, in a citizen returning from neighboring Iran, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said in a post on Facebook, News.am reports.

Detained Vahagn Vershmishyan dismissed as head of Armenian Urban Development Committee

2020.02.27 15:55 GMT

At its regular meeting on Thursday, the Armenian government decided to dismiss Vahagn Vershmishyan from the post of head of the Urban Planning Committee, ARKA reports.

Ex-head of Armenian SRC to remain under arrest

2020.02.26 16:42 GMT

The term of the arrest of ex-head of Armenian State Revenue Committee Gagik Khachatryan was extended for another two months, said his attorney Yerem Sargsyan, news.am reports.

Some 1.5 billion drams worth damage caused to Armenian environment in 2019

2020.02.22 11:43 GMT

Armenia's Environment and Subsoil Protection Inspectorate estimated the damage caused to the environment during 2019 at about 1.5 billion drams, ARKA reports.

Armenia Republican Maternity Hospital chief’s charge is amended, supplemented

2020.02.20 15:29 GMT

The charges that are brought against former chief gynecologist of Armenia Razmik Abrahamyan, who is Director of the Republican Maternity Hospital and is a defendant in the criminal case on the illegal adoption of children by foreigners, have been amended and supplemented.

Armenia PM submits to President proposal to dismiss two army officials

2020.02.19 15:17 GMT

The Armenian President's Office has received a proposal from the Prime Minister's Office to relieve Artur Baghdasaryan, Chief of the Military Police, and Aleksan Aleksanyan, Head of the Department of Moral and Psychological Provision of the Armed Forces. The presidential office informed this to Armenian News-NEWS.am.

Imports of vehicles to Armenia in 2020 expected to slash by 92%

2020.02.18 16:11 GMT

The imports of vehicles to Armenia in 2020 is expected to slash by 92% from 2019, Shushanik Nersisyan, the deputy head of the State Revenue Committee, told a news conference today, ARKA reports.

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