Ali Fuat Yilmazer, the former Head of Turkish police intelligence department, has been arrested over the assassination of famous Armenian journalist Hrant Dink.
President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, accompanied by the country's top officials and guests, attending the First Republic Day celebrations at the Sardarapat Memorial. The president laid a wreath at the Memorial to the Battle of Sardarapat and paid tribute to the memory of heroes. President Sargsyan, the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, greeted the participants of the festive military parade and congratulated them on Republic Day. Afterwards, the president watched the festive cultural program, according to the president's press-office.
In protest at energy rate increase activists of "Against Robbery" movement have booed and whistled in front of the Armenian Government Building. They were shouting the slogans "No to Robbery" and "We owe nothing to anyone". Earlier on the protestors have booed and whistled the premises of Ministry of Energy.
The 5 billion USD government debt is obviously no obstacle to the Armenian officials' car appetites and choices. According to ArmInfo's sources in Toyota Yerevan Company, which represents the Toyota and Lexus brands, the Armenian officials' main purchases at the expense of the state budget are largely done in Toyota Yerevan. The reasons are clear and on the surface - "Toyota Yerevan" indirectly belongs to Sedrak Kocharyan, the son of the second president of Armenia Robert Kocharyan.
The parliaments of Armenia and Canada have signed a joint declaration to boost the bilateral cooperation and dialogue.
"During the Cold War Washington was concerned about communists fomenting street protests that they could turn into revolutions, with groomed politicians waiting in the wings to take over the new government, thus expanding the Soviet empire. Today this is precisely what Washington does. We recently witnessed this operation in Ukraine and now it seems to be underway in Macedonia," Paul Craig Roberts, American economist and political expert, says in his article "A Color Revolution for Macedonia."
The Armavir investigation department of the Investigation Committee of Armenia has instituted a criminal case over the explosion at a gas-filling station in Zvartnots village, the Committee's press office has told ArmInfo.
Three people were injured as fire broke out at a gas-filling station in the village of Zvartnots, Armavir region, today, on May 26. The Volkswagen 34 QF 306 parked not far from the station caught fire.
"Against Robbery" public interest group calls on the citizens of Armenia to join protests against rising energy costs that will launch on May 27 at 7:00pm at the Liberty Square.
Several members of "Centennial Without Regime" Movement were detained overnight, the Founding Parliament NGO said in a statement.
National Security Service (NSS) of Armenia has exposed talented Azerbaijani spies who tried to gather information through "Odnoklassniki" social media. NSS has repeatedly reported on attempts of Azerbaijan's special service to spy the citizens of Armenia and NKR through social media.
The cooperation of Turkey and Russia is very promising, Turkish Ambassador to Russia Umit Yard?m said in response to Interfax's question as to whether the recent criticism by the Turkish president and foreign minister at the Russian president's visit to Yerevan has anyway affected the two countries relationships.
The major topic of discussions between Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan and Russia, Elmar Mammadyarov and Sergey Lavrov, was to move the Karabakh talks from the dead center, Elmar Mammadyarov said in an interview with "Russia 24" TV, on May 25.
Chief architect of Yerevan Narek Sargsyan has told the media that the second premises of the Armenian government will be put in commission in November 2015. The address of the new building is Vazgen Sargsyan 3, Yerevan. The premises will comprise several ministries including Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Today, on May 25 anti- energy rate increase protestors held a rally in front of the government in Yerevan, Armenia. The participants of the rally are demanding the international implementation of fiscal and technical audit of activities of the "Electric Networks of Armenia " CJSC.
The Founding Parliament Movement will not surrender and will continue its fight against the ruling regime in Armenia, Zhirayr Sefilyan, the leader of the Founding Parliament, Karabakh War Hero, told reporters on May 25.
Russia considers the Karabakh conflict settlement to be one of Russia's foreign political priorities, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following the talks with his Azeri counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov, who is paying a two-day working visit to Moscow.
Naira Zohrabyan, the leader of the People's Party of Armenia, Armenia's representative to the European Conservatives & Reformists Group, strongly objects to accession of the People's Front of Azerbaijan Party to the Group.
The inspections at the enterprises of businessman Gagik Tsarukyan, the former leader of the Prosperous Armenia Party, are still going on, Armenian Finance Minister Gagik Khachatryan, told media on May 25.
"The Republic of Azerbaijan awaits unambiguous and firm actions by the European Union to ensure that the resolutions of the UN Security Council on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict are strictly complied with and implemented," Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said in its statement on Riga summit declaration, according to Trend.
The presence of Armenia at the inaugural European Games next month in Baku demonstrates how sport can give a lead to politicians, Pat Hickey, the President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC), told AFP, Asbarez reports.
"Azerbaijan will settle the Nagorno Karabakh conflict in any case. Because, there is not any conflict remaining unsettled", said the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, APA reports.
Armenia and the EU are determined to continue the overall cooperation in all the possible areas and directions with consideration for Armenia's commitments within the framework of other integration processes, Edward Nalbandian, the minister of Foreign Affairs RA, told "Azatutyun" radio station when commenting on the results of the "Eastern Partnership" Summit in Riga.
I believe that all conflicts in post- Soviet republics, and indeed elsewhere in the world, should be approached from the same angle because if one conflict remains unresolved, this sets a precedent for other conflicts, president of Azerbijan Ilham Aliyev told "The Business Year" magazine, reports APA.AZ.
The European Union is concerned over the Karabakh conflict, European Parliament President Martin Schulz said when asked by an Azeri journalist whether the issue of the Karabakh conflict was really included in the Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit, RFE/RL Armenian Service reports.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov will pay an official visit to Moscow on May 24-26. The press-office of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia informs that Mammadyarov will meet with his Russian colleague Serget Lavrov on May 25. They will discuss the situation and prospects of bilateral cooperation, key points of regional and international agenda, as well as the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Azerbaijan has been again left isolated for this time 28 countries have favoured the insertion of wordings on support to the mediation efforts by the co-chairs of the Minsk Group into the final declaration of the "Eastern Partnership" Summit in Riga, Edward Nalbandyan, the minister of Foreign Affairs RA, told "Azatutyun" radio station when commenting on Azerbaijan's walkout during the adoption of the declaration.
Armenian National Congress (ANC) calls on the citizens of Armenia to join the march against rising energy costs on May 27, Levon Zurabyan, the head of ANC Faction in the Parliament, said at the weekly parliamentary briefings.
It is for Armenia to decide how and in what direction to develop its security vector, Jasper Wieck, the head of the political department of permanent representation of the Federal Republic of Germany in NATO, said at a press conference in Yerevan on May 22
Islamic State terrorist organization is to be destroyed until it has impaired the whole world, believes American congressman, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats Dana Rohrabacher.
The final declaration of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit in Riga should be a consensus document that would refer to the opinions of Armenia and Belarus, a diplomatic source told TASS on May 22.