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Rostelecom (Armenia) launches online payment program on its website

Armenian parliament speaker says the stand of Serbia's delegation to PACE runs contrary to the Armenian-Serbian cooperation

Zaruhi Postanjyan submits documents for nomination for post of Ombudsperson

Mateusz Piskorski: Most of EU countries have played the role of Washington's "useful idiots" and "bandogs"

Civil Contract Party not to create any blocs to run for parliament in 2017

Two employees of State Service for Food Safety face bribery charges

Court rejects request to transfer Vahan Shirkhanyan to a medical institution

Minsk Group process for Nagorno-Karabakh provides a framework to prevent violations along line of contact from degenerating too far, ICG says

Russian lawmakers suggest annulling 1921 treaty of friendship with Turkey

Azerbaijan fires at a near-border Armenian village in Tavush Province

Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine intends to increase output by 10% in 2016

Australian Senator delivers a speech in Senate, supporting independence of Nagorno-Karabakh

Republican: Control Chamber of Armenia will be changed into Audit Chamber

Adam Schiff urges James Warlick to abandon false parity in Karabakh problem

Adversary fired at Armenian positions from rocket-artillery systems overnight

Arman Tatoyan: I will be able to withstand pressure on the post of Ombudsperson

Ralph Yirikian's personal support to people living in borderland village of Khachik

New Armenia Front urges world community to impose sanctions on Armenia's government

INECOBANK explains: One of key prerequisites of merger with ProCredit Bank was similarity of corporate governance culture and availability of professional teams

Vache Gabrielyan's brother-in-law arrested for bribery attempt

Yerevan: Ankara's statements that Vatican renounces Pope's April address have nothing to do with the reality

Andrzej Kasprzyk's powers prolonged for one more year

Indonesia facilitates visa regime for citizens of Armenia

Anelik Bank increases number of its branches to 15 by opening a new "Erebuni" branch in Yerevan

Rostelecom provides Nubarashen boarding school No.2 with IP television

Slovak lawmaker says he will keep supporting Armenians in Armenia's dispute with Turkey and Azerbaijan

Armenian Deputy Minister of Justice Arman Tatoyan is RPA's candidate for Ombudsman

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08/02 18:29 Armenian parliament speaker says the stand of Serbia's delegation to PACE runs contrary to the Armenian-Serbian cooperation

On February 8, Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Galust Sahakyan received the Delegation headed by the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia Maja Gojkovic who is in Armenia on an official visit, the parliament press-office reports.

08/02/2016 18:28

Zaruhi Postanjyan submits documents for nomination for post of Ombudsperson

Head of the Heritage Party parliamentary faction Zaruhi Postanjyan submitted the necessary documents to the Parliamentary Committee for State and Legal Affairs on February 8 for her nomination for the post of Ombudsperson.

08/02/2016 14:30

Civil Contract Party not to create any blocs to run for parliament in 2017

Civil Contract Party has disseminated a statement wherein it announced that it will not make any blocs with other parties to run for parliament in 2017.

08/02/2016 14:22

Court rejects request to transfer Vahan Shirkhanyan to a medical institution

The Court of Appeal has rejected the request to transfer ex-deputy defense minister of Armenia Vahan Shirkhanyan to a specialized medical institution, saying that it is for the Justice Ministry Penitentiary to tackle that issue.

08/02/2016 11:55

Russian lawmakers suggest annulling 1921 treaty of friendship with Turkey

Members of Russia's State Duma Valery Rashkin and Sergei Obukhov (Communist Party faction) have sent a letter to the country's leadership and the Foreign Ministry proposing to denounce the Moscow Treaty of Friendship and Brotherhood signed on March 16, 1921, by the government of Soviet Russia (RSFSR) and the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, TASS reports, citing Russia's Izvestia daily.

08/02/2016 11:04

Azerbaijan fires at a near-border Armenian village in Tavush Province

On Feb 6 night, the armed forces of Azerbaijan fired at Berkaber, a near-border village in Tavush Province of Armenia, Arthur Madatyan, the head of Berkaber administration, has told ArmInfo.

06/02/2016 15:48

Republican: Control Chamber of Armenia will be changed into Audit Chamber

Control Chamber of Armenia will be changed into Audit Chamber, Head of Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs, Republican Gagik Minasyan said at the press conference on February 6 in Yerevan.

06/02/2016 11:48

Adversary fired at Armenian positions from rocket-artillery systems overnight

Despite the efforts of the international community and Armenian side aimed at establishment of various preventive mechanisms for reducing the escalation on the Line of Contact of Artsakh and Azerbaijan's troops, Baku continues to artificially escalate the situation both in the negotiation process and on the border, the statement of Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Ministry reads.

05/02/2016 18:01

Arman Tatoyan: I will be able to withstand pressure on the post of Ombudsperson

The parliamentary faction of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) adopted a decision to nominate Arman Tatoyan, deputy minister of justice, for the post of Ombudsperson.

05/02/2016 13:55

New Armenia Front urges world community to impose sanctions on Armenia's government

New Armenia Front for Public Salvation demands the world community to impose sanctions of Armenia's authorities over fraud-ridden referendum and the situation in the country.

05/02/2016 12:07

Yerevan: Ankara's statements that Vatican renounces Pope's April address have nothing to do with the reality

Ankara's statements that Vatican renounces Pope's April address on the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire have nothing to do with the reality, Armenian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Tigran Balayan tweeted.

04/02/2016 14:16

Andrzej Kasprzyk's powers prolonged for one more year

The powers of Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk as Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office have been prolonged for one more year, the OSCE press office in Vienna has told ArmInfo.

04/02/2016 14:15

Indonesia facilitates visa regime for citizens of Armenia

Indonesia is facilitating the visa regime for the citizens of Armenia.

04/02/2016 11:44

Slovak lawmaker says he will keep supporting Armenians in Armenia's dispute with Turkey and Azerbaijan

L'ubos Blaha, a member of the Slovak Delegation to PACE, says on his Facebook page that he will keep supporting Armenians in Armenia's dispute with Turkey and Azerbaijan, because it is the Armenians that deserve support.

04/02/2016 11:32

Armenian Deputy Minister of Justice Arman Tatoyan is RPA's candidate for Ombudsman

Armenian Deputy Minister of Justice Arman Tatoyan is the candidate for Ombudsman from the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA).

03/02/2016 17:44

Car of villager in Armenia fired by Azerbaijani Armed Forces

At the result of ceasefire violation by Azerbaijan on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border a car of a villager from Berkaber in Tavush region was shelled, Armenia's Defense Ministry informs.

03/02/2016 17:35

Nikol Pashinyan calls for government to investigate rumors about Samvel Aleksanyan's smuggling activities

Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan called for Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan to investigate rumors about Republican Samvel Aleksanyan's smuggling activities.

03/02/2016 13:03

President's brother: Serzh Sargsyan intends to remain one of the country's major decision-makers

President Serzh Sargsyan does not plan to retire from active politics or abandon strong influence on government policy after serving out his second and final term in 2018, Levon Sargsyan, one of the President's two brothers, told RFE/RL's Armenian service (Azatutyun.am). The RFE/RL's Armenian service quotes Levon Sargsyan as saying, "I think that he will engage in partisan work." "If he is the leader of the [ruling Republican] party, he will work for the party and will certainly stay in politics."

02/02/2016 19:09

New political force being set up in Armenia

As the Head of Orinats Yerkir faction Heghine Bisharyan announced today in the parliament, "Armenian Revival" organization, in which various micro parties and public organizations have entered, will be transformed into a party in the next few days. This will be officially announced on February 21 during the founding congress of the newly established party.

02/02/2016 19:02

Edward Nalbandian: Armenian diplomats did everything possible to prevent adoption of PACE reports by Walter and Markovic

Armenian diplomats did everything possible to prevent adoption of the PACE reports by Robert Walter and Milica Markovic, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said at a press conference in Yerevan on Feb 2.

02/02/2016 18:57

Armenian Foreign Ministry: Azerbaijani authorities take it a step further and accuse MG Co-Chairs in Islamophobia

Azerbaijani authorities periodically make militaristic statements, as well as statements against OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs and at the same time complain that they do not receive assistance from the Co-Chair countries, Armenia's Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian announced at a press conference in Yerevan on February 2.

02/02/2016 18:56

ANC again applied to authorities demanding to accept its proposals on improvement of Armenia's electoral system

Representatives of opposition Armenian National Congress applied today in the parliament to the authorities demanding to accept their proposals on improvement of Armenian electoral system.

02/02/2016 15:36

Nalbandian: Armenia is ready to move forward with EU

Armenia is ready to move forward with EU and develop relations in all possible areas, Armenia's Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian announced at a press conference in Yerevan on February 2.

02/02/2016 15:33

Edward Nalbandian: It would be strange to look for logic in Turkish diplomacy and rhetoric

There is nothing new in Turkey's statements that the Armenian-Turkish relations cannot be normalized until the Karabakh conflict is settled, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said at a press conference in Yerevan on February 2.

02/02/2016 15:32

Levon Zurabyan: Azerbaijan managed to implement its immediate goal

Azerbaijan managed to implement its immediate goal and push through the resolution "Inhabitants of frontier regions of Azerbaijan are deliberately deprived of water" by rapporteur Milica Markovic, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Consequently, he believes that the statements of the diplomatic victory of the Armenian authorities are mere words. On February 2, Levon Zurabyan, the head of the Armenian National Congress opposition faction, told reporters.

02/02/2016 14:28

Human rights activist: ECHR will take no decision to return Ramil Safarov to Hungarian jail

One should not expect the European Court of Human Rights to return Ramil Safarov, the Azeri serviceman who killed Armenian officer Gurgen Margaryan, to the Hungarian jail, Larisa Alaverdyan, the first ombudsperson of Armenia, said at a press conference in Yerevan on February 2, when replying to ArmInfo's question.

02/02/2016 14:27

Expert: Ombudspersons defeated Armenia's authorities with a score 3:0

Situation connected with Karen Andreasyan's resignation showed that ombudsperson in Armenia has defeated the authorities with a score 3:0, Larisa Alaverdyan, the first ombudsperson of Armenia, told ArmInfo on February 2.

02/02/2016 14:25

Yerevan: Armenia seeks to enhance relations with Iran

Lifting of the West's sanction on Iran opens new opportunities for the development of the Armenian-Iranian bilateral relations, Edward Nalbandian, Foreign Minister of Armenia, told a news conference on February 2.

02/02/2016 12:22

Candidate for Ombudsman to be nominated by Standing Parliamentary Committee on State and Legal Affairs

The Armenian Human Rights Defender's nominee will be advanced by the Standing Parliamentary Committee on State and Legal Affairs. The relevant decision was taken at the National Assembly's sitting on Feb 2.

02/02/2016 11:52

Gevorgyans couple receives probation after crossing into Azerbaijan and being repatriated to Armenia

The Gevorgyans couple that surrendered to Azerbaijan in 2010 and were repatriated to Armenia in 2014 received probation, according to the Judicial Department.

02/02/2016 11:12

Mass Media: Russian serviceman attempts to penetrate into one of private flats in Gyumri

Last night, a Russian serviceman tried to penetrate into one of the private flats in Gyumri, Armenia, according to the local Mass Media. The incident happened with the family of Yeranosyans.