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UNESCO puts an end to the arguments between Armenia and its neighboring states around lavash.

Armenian Parliament Commission for Economic Affairs endorses agreement of Armenia's accession to EEU

Gagik Minasyan: International community's no-address statements on Mi-24 helicopter incident will have serious consequences

Local producers in Armenia face problems as purchasing power in Russia falls and the Russian ruble depreciates

Orange Kino service now available as well in Cinema Star

Human rights defender: "Armenia shouldn't rush into responding to Azerbaijan "

Yerevan: The sooner Baku realizes impossibility of military resolution of Karabakh conflict, the faster the talks will lead to its final resolution

Human rights defender: Azerbaijan is colony of British Petroleum

Snow blocks Sotk-Karvachar road

Magnitude 2.6 earthquake hits Armenia

Central Bank of Armenia sees no serious inflation risks with changing national currency rate

Artsakh Defense Minister: Official investigation will give answers to all questions about downing of Armenian helicopter by Azerbaijan

Views from Moscow: Russian-Abkhazian treaty shot down project of railway to Armenia via Abkhazia and Georgia

Russian expert: Small countries should be maximally neutral in the cold war between the West and Russia

Russian expert: Project of unblocking of Armenia still has all chances to succeed

Russian expert: Format of military-political and economic union with Russia is convenient for ensuring Armenia's multi-level security

Beeline launches NON-STOP service

Russian expert: The US pressure upon Tbilisi hinders opening of the railway to Armenia

Elbat CJSC is planning to increase output by 30% in 2014

Beeline announces some changes in a number of mobile tariff plans

More than 21'000 people have visited www.orange5.am website and more than 4'100 shared their ideas for future

Putin stresses the need to open Abkhaz railway section

Experts: Sharp growth in USD exchange rate in Armenia is of adjusting nature

Taner Akcam sees connection between Genocide in Turkey 100 years ago and similar acts today committed by contemporary Islamist terrorists in Syria and Iraq

Expert: Turkey may ratify one of the Zurich Protocols in 2015

Zdzislaw Raczynski: The Association Agreement with EU would open more opportunities for Armenia

Defense Ministry: Military Honors Funeral to pilots of downed Mi-24 helicopter scheduled for 24 November

Armenia's deputy minister of defense informs Ambassador Kasprzyk of details of latest special operation to recover bodies of Mi-24 helicopter crew

Zdzislaw Raczynski says Poland remains committed to its principles in NK problem, that is, not to arm conflicting parties

System of a Down to perform in Yerevan in 2015

Fundamentally, Armenia may be pro-Russian but it does not mean that it may be pro-Putin, Richard Giragosian says

Ex-defense minister of Armenia: NKR Defense Army brilliantly conducted a risky special operation

Seyran Ohanyan: Parts of Armenian helicopter downed by Azerbaijan to be submitted for examination

Armenia confirms it will participate in Baku 2015 European Games, Patrick Hickey says

OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs' Nov 19 statement changed due to Azerbaijan's hysteria

Armenian Defense Ministry hints at big losses in Azerbaijani army due to special operation of NKR Special Forces

Armenia's banks have opportunity to expand their customer base in regions

Armenian Special Forces' actions excite admiration but they do not justify the criminal negligence of Armenian leadership, Artsakh war veteran says

NKR Defense Army Special Forces recover remains of downed Mi-24 helicopter crew

Minister advises Armenian jewelers to hire Indian diamond-cutters to enhance labor efficiency

In 2014 Armenia reduced imports of rough diamonds mostly due to decline in supplies to Russia

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26/11 15:12 Yerevan: The sooner Baku realizes impossibility of military resolution of Karabakh conflict, the faster the talks will lead to its final resolution

Yerevan, November 26. ArmInfo. Tatevik Shahunyan. The more efforts the international community exerts towards peaceful resolution of the Karabakh conflict, the more Baku intensifies its militarist rhertoric, Armenophobia policy and persecutions against the respresentatives of Azerbaijan's civil society, who advocate creation of atmosphere of confidence between the Karabakh conflict parties, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said in his speech delivered at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). He recalled that Armenia totally supports the OSCE Minsk Group's efforts towards peaceful resolution of the problem.

Armenian Parliament Commission for Economic Affairs endorses agreement of Armenia's accession to EEU

The Armenian Parliament Commission for Economic Affairs endorsed the agreement of Armenia's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) with 5 votes 'for' and 2 votes 'against.' The document will be put on agenda of the upcoming meeting of the National Assembly.

Human rights defender: "Armenia shouldn't rush into responding to Azerbaijan "

"The pilots that showed courage and risked to fly over Nagorny Karabakh and adjacent territories despite the danger of being targeted by Azeri snipers are heroes," Larisa Alaverdyan, first Ombudswoman of Armenia, Executive Director of the Fund Against Legal Outrage, member of the State Committee for POWs and Captives, told reporters, Wednesday, when commenting on the statements suggesting that the actions of the killed Armenian pilots were the mistake of their leadership.

Local producers in Armenia face problems as purchasing power in Russia falls and the Russian ruble depreciates

Local producers in Armenia face problems as purchasing power in Russia falls and the Russian ruble depreciates, Arsen Ghazaryan, Head of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers) of Armenia, said at the discussions on Armenia's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) on 26 November.

Elbat CJSC is planning to increase output by 30% in 2014

ELBAT CJSC, an Armenian-German JV, one of the leading manufacturers in Western Asia producing a full range of high quality SLI lead-acid batteries, is going to increase the output by 30% to 80 thsd units in 2014 versus nearly 60 thsd in 2013, Gagik Mkrtchyan, Chief Commercial Officer of Elbat CJSC, has told ArmInfo's correspondent.

Snow blocks Sotk-Karvachar road

As of 10:00am on 26 November, the Sotk-Karvachar road was blocked, while the Goris-Shinuayr and Dilijan-Vanadzor roads are partially covered with glazed ice, the Emergency Situations Ministry of Armenia told ArmInfo.

Magnitude 2.6 earthquake hits Armenia

A magnitude 2,6 earthquake hit the southwest of Armenia, near Yeghagnadzor, at 22.47pm on 25 November, according to the National Seismic Protection Service, the Emergency Situations Ministry.

Central Bank of Armenia sees no serious inflation risks with changing national currency rate

The national currency rate correction bears no serious inflation risks. Neither it threatens to the financial stability, Armenak Darbinyan, a member of the Armenian Central Bank Council, said in a statement, Tuesday. He explained the national currency rate correction with external factors such as slackening of the economic growth and devaluation of the national currencies of the partner-states as well as commodity market trends in a range of countries.

Experts: Sharp growth in USD exchange rate in Armenia is of adjusting nature

The average growth of the USD exchange rate in Armenia from 419.5 to 435 AMD/1USD over the past weekend is most likely of adjusting nature. Independent market analysts have expressed such an opinion on the condition of anonymity.

Gagik Minasyan: International community's no-address statements on Mi-24 helicopter incident will have serious consequences

The special operation of retrieval of the bodies of the Nagorno-Karabakh Mi-24 helicopter pilots has demonstrated that the Armenian army can take specific steps and many countries can envy them, Gagik Minasyan, MP from the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, said at today's press conference in Yerevan.

Artsakh Defense Minister: Official investigation will give answers to all questions about downing of Armenian helicopter by Azerbaijan

Official investigation will give answers to all the questions about the downing of Armenian helicopter by Azerbaijan. The statement came from Movses Hakobyan, Head of the Nagorno Karkabakh (Artsakh) Defense Army, in response to mass media questions as to whether the helicopter flew so close to the Line of Contact and wheter there was such order. As for the effect of that incident on the morale in army in Armenia and NKR, Movses Hakobyan said: "Although such incidents affect the atmosphere in army, it does not mean that morale in army may fall. Such incidents are not strange for army. Army is created for war and this is a fragment of war."

UNESCO puts an end to the arguments between Armenia and its neighboring states around lavash.

Armenian bread Lavash has been included in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during the Wednesday meeting of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage committee.

System of a Down to perform in Yerevan in 2015

System of a Down, also known by the acronym SOAD, an American rock band from Southern California, will perform in Armenia in 2015.

Orange Kino service now available as well in Cinema Star

Orange Company has prepared a special surprise for its subscribers. From now on Orange customers can benefit from Orange Kino service as well in Cinema Star. Orange Kino service, which enables Orange voice customers to invite one of their friends to cinema and buy 2 tickets for the price of one, will hereafter be available every Wednesday in the biggest cinemas of Yerevan.

Beeline launches NON-STOP service

Beeline is pleased to announce the launch of NON-STOP service for prepaid subscribers. The press service of the company has told ArmInfo that the service daily subscription fee is AMD150. The subscriber can make unlimited calls within Beeline mobile network and use unlimited internet.

Green activists again find violations at small hydro power plants (HPP) "Khachaghbyur-1" and "Khachaghbyur-2"

The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front has again revealed violations at the small hydro power plants (HPP) "Khachaghbyur-1" and "Khachaghbyur-2," the Organization says in a statement provided to ArmInfo. Activists who have visited Tavush region lately found out that the fish passes at both the HPPs were dry. In addition, the activists alarm that Megaenergy LLC that is exploiting "Khachaghbyur-2" HPP has again cut off the flow of the River of Paghjur.

Green activists concerned over deforestation in Tavush marz

Pan-Armenian Environmental Front has expressed its concern over the condition of forests in Tavush marz, Armenia. The activists say in a statement that on November 13 Pan-Armenian Environmental Front and the Armenian Extreme Club visited the forests of Tavush. They revealed numerous felled trees and trucks without number plates. Most of the drivers lacked permits for felling. The activists think that the current situation is the result of the lack of proper control in the field of forest protection and management.