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Public Services Regulatory Commission decides to reduce tariffs of some services of ArmenTel CJSC

Poaching and illegal hunting tours endanger birds in Armenia

The NKR premier: The Madrid Principles are certainly unacceptable to us

Armenian Copper Programme cuts blister copper production by 13.5%

VTB Bank (Armenia) confirms its leadership in lending

EY takes employees of Armenian ancestry back to their roots

Levon Hayraptyan's health much worse

Vahagn Hovnanyan: Oligarchs have full control of Armenian economy

John Heffern believes that Nagorno-Karabakh conflict can be resolved only through peaceful talks

In Oct 2014 Armenia to join UN peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

ICRC car fired at on Armenian-Azeri border

Artashes Shaboyan: Reduction in consumer demand has a negative effect on supermarkets

Azerbaijan mounts another sabotage attack on Line of Contact, Armenian side has 1 victim and 2 wounded

Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Vanadzor Office urges Armenian Defense Ministry to look into military conscription of a kyphotic young man

Armenia suffers no losses during crossfire initiated by Azerbaijan on Armenian-Azeri border

Tigran Davtyan: If you have a telephone with you, it means that you have a wallet with you too

Armenia's former prime minister: The indicator of the economic growth in Armenia is extremely low for the first half of 2014

RPA: OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs’ latest statement was addressed to Azerbaijan

French citizen lost in Gegarkunik region of Armenia

RPA does not hurry to assess 100 day activity of Hovik Abrahamyan's government

Serzh Sargsyan sees no need in arming of population of border villages

Seyran Ohanyan: Armenia has been putting in place ‘engineering facilities’ along with other measures to prevent attempts by Azerbaijani sabotage groups to infiltrate into its territory

Charges brought against Levon Hayrapetyan

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29/07 13:48 Levon Hayraptyan's health much worse

The health condition of Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan became much worse on Tuesday morning, Hayrapetyan's brother Vladimir says that the arrested businessman had a very high blood pressure in the morning. Doctors rushed to bring it down and now Hayrapetyan's condition is stable.

In Oct 2014 Armenia to join UN peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

In Oct 2014 Armenia will join the UN peacekeeping operation in Lebanon, Ambassador Zohrab Mnatsakanyan said during an open high-level debate on UN Peacekeeping: regional partnership and its evolution on Monday.

ICRC car fired at on Armenian-Azeri border

A car of the ICRC Yerevan Office has been fired at on the Armenian-Azeri border. The Office's spokesperson Zara Amatuni says nobody was injured.

Armenian Copper Programme cuts blister copper production by 13.5%

In Jan-June 2014 Armenian Copper Programme (ACP) cut blister copper production by 13.5% to 5,015 tons. According to the ACP's spokesman Vahram Avagyan, in Jan-June 2014 the company processed 25,767 tons of copper concentrate against 22,916 tons a year before.

EY takes employees of Armenian ancestry back to their roots

More than thirty employees of Armenian ancestry from the internationally recognized audit firm EY (Ernst & Young) recently visited Armenia in order to enjoy both its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage—in essence, to become familiar with the land of their ancestors. Some, who were visiting Armenia for the first time, had identified with the country although they’d never seen the peaks of Ararat from the top of the Yerevan Cascade. Here the city of Yerevan— the center of the Armenian world—spreads out before you.

French citizen lost in Gegarkunik region of Armenia

On 25 July a French citizen was lost in Gegarkunik region of Armenia. As press-service of Emergency Situations Ministry reported, a French citizen J. P., who was lost in Armenia's Sevan on July 24, appeared to the Police Department of Sevan City on July 25 at 10:25.

Charges brought against Levon Hayrapetyan

The Investigation Committee of the Russian Federation has brought charges against Levon Hayrapetyan for misappropriation (Article 160) and money laundering (Article 174).

VTB Bank (Armenia) confirms its leadership in lending

In Q2 2014 VTB Bank (Armenia) confirmed its leadership in lending. According to the press service of VTB Bank (Armenia), as of July 1 2014 the bank's loan book exceeded 230bln AMD (1.4% growth in Jan-June 2014). This is 12.4% of all loans in Armenia's banking system.

Artashes Shaboyan: Reduction in consumer demand has a negative effect on supermarkets

ArmInfo’s Interview with Artashes Shaboyan, Senior Research Specialist at Ameria Group

The NKR premier: The Madrid Principles are certainly unacceptable to us

A key member of Nagorno-Karabakh's Armenian-backed leadership has publicly spoken out against an Armenian-Azerbaijani peace formula that has been advanced by the United States, Russia and France for almost a decade.

John Heffern believes that Nagorno-Karabakh conflict can be resolved only through peaceful talks

Ambassador of the United States to Armenia John Heffern believes that the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict can be resolved only through peaceful talks.

The Golden Apricot Yerevan 11th International Film Festival has come to its end, the official website reports

The Boards of Juries of International Feature, International Documentary, the Armenian Panorama and the Apricot Stone short film competition as well as the FIPRESCI and ECUMENICAL accordingly have announced this year's competition results at the official closing ceremony of the festival on July 19 held at the Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Yerevan.

Suren Babayan intends to shoot a new trilogy

Armenian film director Suren Babayan is going to shoot a new trilogy. At today's press conference, Babayan said that he would invite Jean-Pierre Nshanian for the lead role.

Public Services Regulatory Commission decides to reduce tariffs of some services of ArmenTel CJSC

In accordance with the decision, the distant calls and the calls to the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic will cost 5 AMD per minute versus the current 20 AMD in the daytime and 14 AMD in the nighttime for individuals. For legal entities the calls will cost 24 AMD in the daytime and 16.8 AMD in the nighttime.

Rostelecom expands its sales and customer service network

Rostelecom has launched sales points - a new format to sell its services. This format has been worked out on the basis of public opinion polls and surveys.

Poaching and illegal hunting tours endanger birds in Armenia

The hunting season in Armenia traditionally opens in August. In the meantime, the environmentalists do not cease claiming that the lack of proper control along with the hunters' incompetence may endanger the Red Book bird species.

Armenian environmentalists comment on Red Book apes imported to Armenia

In early July "The Sydney Morning Herald" published an article about thousands of great apes, which are killed or trafficked into "slavery" each year in a multi-million dollar illegal trade. "Organised criminal networks, involving corrupt government officials, threaten great apes with extinction by trafficking them to be used as performers or pets," said Daniel Stiles, from the Project to End Great Ape Slavery (Pegas), a campaign group launched to raise awareness of their plight.