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Armenia's Health Care Ministry organizes a training course to assess local doctors' readiness for Ebola

Naira Zohrabyan: There is no sector in Armenia where human rights are not breached

Speaker of the Armenian parliament agrees to the idea that there are numerous unsettled conceptual problems in the republic

Gabor Brodi: Armenia must not choose between European Union and its neighbors in the region

A delegation of South Caucasus Railway to attend 61st meeting of CIS Rail Transport Council in Baku

Georgian Ambassador: Armenia and Georgia are facing problems in their trade relations

ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank sums up CASHBACK QUEST results

Social Democratic (Hnchakyan) Party (SDHP) urges Armenia's leadership to inform the world community of Ankara's intention to seize Kessab

Heritage: Shant Haroutiunyan was convicted after Serzh Sargsyan's notorious speech at Columbia University in U.S.

Eduard Sharmazanov: Fairy-tales of the Turkish authorities about the Armenian genocide are simply funny

Between October 25-31 the 6th edition of ReAnimania to be held in Yerevan

Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan urges Armenian Parliament to define concept of political prisoner

Armenian National Congress to do its best to free Shant Harutyunyan and his friends

Expert: Armenia's path and prospects in Eurasian Economic Union are vague

MP: Armenia, which has a ruined agriculture, can offer nothing to Eurasian market

Orphan Rug showcase in Washington is connected with tension in Turkish-US relations, Turkish media report

Naira Zohrabyan: Verdict against Shant Harutyunyan demonstrates that Armenia's judicial system is not independent

Armen Martirosyan: Armenian authorities do not want Armenia to lag behind Azerbaijan by number of political prisoners

OSCE MG Co-Chairs discuss preparations for upcoming summit hosted by French President later this month in Paris

VivaCell-MTS is the General Partner of the International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia

Beeline awards winners of My Beeline Armenia contest

RA Ombudsman Karen Andreasyan hosted at VivaCell-MTS

Armenia presents books on Armenian Genocide at Frankfurt Book Fair

Leader of Tseghakron Party Shant Harutyunyan sentenced to 6 years in jail, his son given a 4-year suspended sentence

Habitat for Humanity Armenia with the support of INECOBANK repairs entrances of apartment house in Yerevan's Shengavit community

Tatul Manaseryan: Armenia must not cherish hopes that EEU membership will give it more investments

Raffi Hovannisian hopes the opposition's steps will be clarified on October 24

Alexander Iskandaryan: Peace and war are the two things Russia does not need in the South Caucasus

VTB Bank (Armenia) reopens three more renovated branches

VTB Bank (Armenia) reopens three more renovated branches

Lydian International expected to launch gold recovery in Armenia in first half of 2017

Howard Stevenson: Amulsar Gold Project will change "bad reputation" of mining industry in Armenia

Yerevan: Baku's statements once again show Azerbaijan's dalliance with the upcoming Sargsyan - Aliyev meeting in Paris

Ambassador: Festival of Iranian film to be held in Yerevan

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: Love for chess is in Armenians' blood

Heritage Party: Agreement on Armenia's accession to Eurasian Economic Union is non-constitutional

INECOBANK and Rostelecom issue a joint credit card for Rostelecom subscribers

Artak Zakaryan: Armenia is ready to cooperate with the EU in all the fields possible

Ariel Cohen: Putin may be compensating for reputational damage to Russia in the conflict in Ukraine by trying to resolve the Karabakh conflict

21/10 15:16 Naira Zohrabyan: There is no sector in Armenia where human rights are not breached

If there is at least one citizen in Armenia which trusts in independence of legal system, he should be involved in Guiness Book of Records, secretary of the Prosperous Armenia Party parliamentary faction, Naira Zohrabyan, said in the parliament today. She also added that naturally many cases of human rights breach were mentioned in the report of Armenia's Ombudsman, as there is no sector in Armenia where human rights are not breached.

21/10/2014 13:58

Speaker of the Armenian parliament agrees to the idea that there are numerous unsettled conceptual problems in the republic

Speaker of the Armenian parliament, Galust Sahakyan, told journalists today that he agrees to the idea that there are numerous unsettled conceptual problems in the republic, in particular, corruption, bribery and an atmosphere of auspices.

21/10/2014 12:51

Georgian Ambassador: Armenia and Georgia are facing problems in their trade relations

Georgia's association with the European Union and Armenia's accession into the Eurasian Economic Union have created certain problems in Georgian-Armenian trade relations. And so, we are going to meet shortly to negotiate them, Ambassador of Georgia to Armenia Tengiz Sharmanashvili said in an interview with Azatutyun.am.

20/10/2014 19:09

Social Democratic (Hnchakyan) Party (SDHP) urges Armenia's leadership to inform the world community of Ankara's intention to seize Kessab

Turkey seeks to seize Kessab, Syria, Social Democratic (Hnchakyan) Party (SDHP) alarms. The Party has disseminated a statement wherein it brings the words by Turkey Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu suggesting that Ankara's intends to create a 'buffer zone' on the border with Syria, which implies, invasion of Syria's territory by Turkish troops.

20/10/2014 19:08

Heritage: Shant Haroutiunyan was convicted after Serzh Sargsyan's notorious speech at Columbia University in U.S.

Heritage Party has disseminated a statement wherein it condemns the court verdict that has convicted Shant Haroutiunyan, an activist and leader of Tseghakron Party. According to the Party, hooliganism was false incrimination and the term in prison is not proportional.

20/10/2014 19:07

Eduard Sharmazanov: Fairy-tales of the Turkish authorities about the Armenian genocide are simply funny

For reaching recognition and condemnation of the Armenian genocide, the Armenians of the whole world should consolidate around their motherland, vice-speaker of the parliament, press-secretary of the ruling RPA, Eduard Sharmazanov, said at the 4th conference of the NGO "National congress of western Armenians".

20/10/2014 13:48

Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan urges Armenian Parliament to define concept of political prisoner

He said that there are 13 political prisoners in Armenia, including the leader of Tseghakron movement Shant Harutyunyan, his under-age son Shahen Harutyunyan and hero of Nagorno- Karabakh war Volodya Avetisyan, who were recently sentenced to 6, 4 and 6 years in jail.

20/10/2014 12:42

Armenian National Congress to do its best to free Shant Harutyunyan and his friends

The party regards them as political prisoners and will spare no effort to free them. "This will be one of the priority tasks of our campaign for changing the ruling regime," the ANC says. On Oct 17 Leader of Tseghakron Party Shant Harutyunyan was sentenced to 6 years in prison and his son Shahen Harutyunyan was given a 4-year suspended sentence.

18/10/2014 15:41

Expert: Armenia's path and prospects in Eurasian Economic Union are vague

Armenia's path and prospects in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) are vague. The EAEU founders themselves do not know what to anticipate and are trying to minimize the risks for their economies in every possible way, Hovhannes Igityan, expert at the European Business Association, member of the Board of the Armenian National Movement Party, told the media on Friday.

18/10/2014 15:39

MP: Armenia, which has a ruined agriculture, can offer nothing to Eurasian market

Armenia, which has a ruined agriculture, can export nothing to the market of the Eurasian Union. Lyova Khachatryan, MP from the Prosperous Armenia Party, thinks that Armenia's agriculture is absolutely unready to join the EAEU.

18/10/2014 15:38

Orphan Rug showcase in Washington is connected with tension in Turkish-US relations, Turkish media report

Several Turkish media outlets have qualified the White House Administration's decision to showcase the Orphan Rug as a message addressed to Turkey. Ermenihaber reports with reference to Elazigdanhaber that the display of the Armenian rug symbolizing the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire can be considered in the context of the Washington-Ankara negotiations on the Incirlik military base.

18/10/2014 15:37

Naira Zohrabyan: Verdict against Shant Harutyunyan demonstrates that Armenia's judicial system is not independent

The Armenian judicial system is the most dependent in the world and this is proved by the case of Tseghakron Party Leader Shant Harutyunyan and his friends, Naira Zohrabyan, MP from the Prosperous Armenia Party, told ArmInfo on Saturday.

18/10/2014 15:36

Armen Martirosyan: Armenian authorities do not want Armenia to lag behind Azerbaijan by number of political prisoners

The Armenian authorities do not want to lag behind Azerbaijani colleagues by the number of political prisoners in the country, Armen Martirosyan, Deputy Head of Heritage Party, told ArmInfo when commenting on the verdict against Shant Harutyunyan and his friends.

18/10/2014 12:34

OSCE MG Co-Chairs discuss preparations for upcoming summit hosted by French President later this month in Paris

The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group from the Russian Federation and France (Ambassador Igor Popov and Ambassador Pierre Andrieu) traveled to the region this week to meet with government leaders and participate in an OSCE Monitoring Mission on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. The Co-Chairs were joined by the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk. U.S. Co-Chair Ambassador James Warlick could not attend for personal reasons, but the U.S. side was represented on the trip.

18/10/2014 11:54

Leader of Tseghakron Party Shant Harutyunyan sentenced to 6 years in jail, his son given a 4-year suspended sentence

Leader of Tseghakron Party Shant Harutyunyan has been sentenced to 6 years in prison and his son Shahen Harutyunyan has been given a 4-year suspended sentence. The verdict was delivered on October 17 by the court of general jurisdiction of Kentron and Nork Marash communities of Yerevan. The term for serving punishment starts from 5 November 2013 when Shant Harutyunyan and his supporters held a protest action in Liberty Square in Yerevan and were arrested following clashes with the police.

18/10/2014 11:52

Raffi Hovannisian hopes the opposition's steps will be clarified on October 24

Heritage Party Leader Raffi Hovannisian would not mind seeing a new person and even a woman as President of Armenia. When asked by ArmInfo whether he will support Prosperous Armenia Party Leader Gagik Tsarukyan's possible candidacy at the elections in 2018, Raffi Hovannisian replied, "I think it is early to speak of the presidential elections.

18/10/2014 11:37

Alexander Iskandaryan: Peace and war are the two things Russia does not need in the South Caucasus

ArmInfo’s interview with Director of Caucasus Institute Alexander Iskandaryan

17/10/2014 14:23

Yerevan: Baku's statements once again show Azerbaijan's dalliance with the upcoming Sargsyan - Aliyev meeting in Paris

The upcoming meeting of Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders in Paris was discussed at the meeting of the mediators and Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian in Yerevan. In this context, Minister Nalbandian said that Azerbaijan has intensified ceasefire breaches ahead of the meeting, as it usually does ahead of high-level meetings.

17/10/2014 13:29

Heritage Party: Agreement on Armenia's accession to Eurasian Economic Union is non-constitutional

"It has put at threat the sovereignty of Armenia and Nagorno- Karabakh. We believe that Serzh Sargsyan has no right to make such decisions unilaterally with no preliminary public consultations," the party says.

17/10/2014 11:42

Artak Zakaryan: Armenia is ready to cooperate with the EU in all the fields possible

Armenia is ready to cooperate with the European Union in all the fields possible, Artak Zakaryan, head of the Parliamentary Committee for Foreign Affairs, said at his meeting with Rolandas Paksas, Deputy Head of the Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, Delegation to the EU-Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and EU- Georgia, in Brussels, Thursday.

16/10/2014 17:38

Ariel Cohen: Putin may be compensating for reputational damage to Russia in the conflict in Ukraine by trying to resolve the Karabakh conflict

Ariel Cohen, PhD, has kindly agreed to give an interview to ArmInfo News Agency. Cohen is the Director of the Center for Energy, Natural Resources and Geopolitics (CENRG) and a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Analysis of Global Security in Washington, D.C. Cohen is a recognized authority on international security and energy policy, and the rule of law. He is Principal of International Market Analysis, a natural resources advisory company in Washington DC.

16/10/2014 16:59

Armen Gevorgyan steps down as Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia

Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia, Minister of Territorial Administration Armen Gevorgyan has tendered his resignation, Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan said in the Government, Thursday. According to him, Armen Geovrgyan will continue his activity in the private sector, but will keep cooperating with the Government.

16/10/2014 16:59

CoE Venice Commission welcomes Armenian authorities' idea of Constitutional reform

"The Draft concept paper is a good and valuable basis for the preparation of a concrete package of proposals for the reform of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia, which would strengthen democratic principles and establish the necessary conditions for ensuring the rule of law and respect for human rights within the country. It is based on a comprehensive and consistent analysis of the situation in the country," says the Venice Commission in its conclusions on the draft concept of Constitutional reform in Armenia.

16/10/2014 16:38

Politician: EEU is a good opportunity to boost economic development of Armenia

Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) is a good opportunity for economic development of Armenia, Khosrov Haroutiunyan, Leader of the Christian Democratic Party of Armenia, MP from the Republican Party Faction, told reporters, Thursday.

15/10/2014 16:35

Naira Zohrabyan: Zaruhi Postanjyan is not authorized to speak on behalf of Heritage Party

The secretary of the parliamentary group of Prosperous Armenia Party Naira Zohrabyan has refused to comment on the statement by MP from Heritage Party Zaruhi Postanjyan that Prosperous Armenia has not broken its links with the ruling Republican Party.

15/10/2014 16:29

Zarui Postanjan: PAP and ARFD have a good chance to finally turn their back upon the ruling regime

If the opposition four wants to succeed, its members should finally break all the links with the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, a member of the parliament from the Heritage party, Zarui Postanjan, said at today's press-conference.

14/10/2014 23:52

Hovhannes Igityan: Serzh Sargsyan’s geopolitical choice is an obstacle for investments in Armenia’s economy

ArmInfo’s Interview with Hovhannes Igityan, expert at the European Business Association, member of the Armenian National Movement

14/10/2014 19:05

Andrey Areshev: Russia wants to see Armenia as its strong and dynamically developing ally in the South Caucasus

ArmInfo's interview with Andrey Areshev, expert at the Center for Central Asian and Caucasus Studies of the Institute for Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences

14/10/2014 16:59

Eduard Sharmazanov says Cyprus is among the countries Armenia can rely on

Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov and Head of the Cypriot delegation the 131st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva Averof Neophytou discussed issues of the Armenian-Cyprian cooperation on sidelines of the event.

14/10/2014 16:58

Azerbaijani armed forces shell at Chinari village, Tavush region, Armenia

Chinari village of Tavush region, Armenia, came under shelling by the Azerbaijani armed forces earlier this morning, Armenia's Defense Ministry Spokerson Artsrun Hovhannisyan told ArmInfo. No casualties are reported.

14/10/2014 16:57

Azerbaijani to increase defense spending by 3,1%

According to the draft budget released by the Ministry of Finance, the military expenditures for 2015 will be 3.1 percent higher than 2014. It also includes expenditures on the financial provision of projects and activities for special purposes. Funds are planned to be allocated from the state budget for defense and security agencies.