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Turcologist: Holding Off-Year Parliamentary Elections in Turkey Seeks to Transfer the Country into Presidential Government

VivaCell-MTS and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia Continue Partnership

VII PanArmenian Barbeque Fest to Take Place on Sep 12

Heritage to take no part in discussions on constitutional reforms with President

Stepanakert: NKR Defense Army keeps a tight rein on adversary

Manvel Sargsyan: Constitutional referendum is aimed at destroying the basis of Armenian statehood – the presidency institution

U.S. Ambassador: "One of the most effective drivers of cooperation is common business interests"

Gevorg Kostanyan requests his Azerbaijani colleagues to inquire into death of Armenian citizen Karen Petrosyan

Artak Zakaryan: We will be following Venice Commission's recommendations as much as they will meet our traditions and mentality

VTB Bank (Armenia) most recognizable bank brand in Armenia

Ucom not Clear about Orange Brand Future

Russian Air Carriers to Raise Air Ticket Prices again

Air Armenia Company embarks on second phase of overcoming stress period

Armenian Foreign Ministry has no data so far if there are citizens of Armenia among affected people in storm-stricken Batumi

Anelik Bank implemented a joint Hotel Express VISA Gold card

Expert: The new RA Constitution shall affirmatively authorize the same-sex marriage

Internet in the 37497 mobile networks

Prosecutor General's Office: No criminal case will be opened on the matter of beating of Air Armenia owner

So far the environmentalists have no response from the Prime Minister on restoration of the Iranian Urmia lake at the expense of Sevan

Applications for "Certification of Organic Agricultural Product" Contest now Available on ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank Website

Beeline expands mobile coverage in Yerevan and Aragatsotn

Levon Zurabyan: ANC Declining Serzh Sargsyan's Invitation to Participate in Discussions on Constitutional Reforms

ACBA ON-LINE system is replenished with a new feature - from now on all ACBA ON-LINE users have an opportunity to make transfers from their card accounts

Venetian Commission: We will not Fuel Debates among Political Powers of Armenia.

Iranian Ambassador: Tehran began to pay more attention to Karabakh peace process

Artsrun Hovhannisyan to Zakir Hasanov: Self-deception not the best way to work

Georgian Foreign Ministry condemns restoration of Abkhazian railway

Newspaper: Company of former member of Republican Party, MP Tigran Arzaqantsyan turns bankrupt

Palestinian Embassy in Azerbaijan says Palestine will not open embassy in Armenia

Volunteers from the Diaspora hosted at VivaCell-MTS headquarters

Over 6 thousand children from Tavush will undergo free ophthalmologic examinations thanks to Orange Foundation

VTB Bank (Armenia) launches Anelik-Visa Direct service - transferring money directly to Visa accounts

Economist: The Regulator probably retains the USD agiotage

Orange Foundation supports "Lunettes pour l'Armenie" program in Tavush

ARFD: If draft new Constitution is passed, Republic Party will lose its power in three years

Areximbank-GPB Group looks to develop SME finance as promising sector

Russian businessman German Sterligov weighs lawsuit against Azerbaijan at ECHR

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28/08 02:10 Turcologist: Holding Off-Year Parliamentary Elections in Turkey Seeks to Transfer the Country into Presidential Government

The real purpose of holding off-year parliamentary elections in Turkey is to transfer the country into a presidential government, turcologist Hakob Chkryan has told ArmInfo journalist.

28/08/2015 01:33

Heritage to take no part in discussions on constitutional reforms with President

Heritage Party will take no part in the discussions on constitutional reforms with the President, Armen Martirosyan, Deputy Chairman of the Heritage Party, has told ArmInfo.

27/08/2015 13:11

U.S. Ambassador: "One of the most effective drivers of cooperation is common business interests"

U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard M. Mills, Jr. has Attended Meeting of Armenian and Turkish Cross-Border Tour Operators. Highlighting the economic importance of the tourism sector and the value of cross-border cooperation, U.S. Ambassador Richard M. Mills, Jr. joined members of the Turkish-Armenian Tour Operators Network (TATON) during a meeting in Yerevan on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, the U.S. Embassy in Armenia says. TATON developed as a result of USAID's "Bridges" project, an effort to develop economic activity on the cross-border region through tourism. The network's membership includes the most active travel companies and tour operators in the region.

27/08/2015 13:10

Gevorg Kostanyan requests his Azerbaijani colleagues to inquire into death of Armenian citizen Karen Petrosyan

Prosecutor General of Armenia Gevorg Kostanyan who was attending the meeting of the CIS Coordination Council of Prosecutors General in Astana asked Executive Secretary Leonid Yermolayev to study a possibility of discussing the problems with the Azerbaijani party.

27/08/2015 08:48

Artak Zakaryan: We will be following Venice Commission's recommendations as much as they will meet our traditions and mentality

"We are unfairly blamed for overtures with European organizations. Taking into account the authority of the Venice Commission, we will simply follow its recommendations as much as they will meet our national interests and traditions," Artak Zakaryan, an MP from the Republican Party of Armenia, told reporters on August 26.

26/08/2015 10:27

Venetian Commission: We will not Fuel Debates among Political Powers of Armenia.

An ill-held referendum might cause serious obstacles when carrying out reforms in Armenia. Therefore, organizational issues require special attention, Talia Khabriyeva, a member of the The European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission), said during an Aug 25 meeting with political and public figures of Armenia.

25/08/2015 14:34

Artsrun Hovhannisyan to Zakir Hasanov: Self-deception not the best way to work

Armenia warns Azerbaijan that self-deception is not the best way to work, Artsrun Hovhannissyan, Spokesperson of Armenia's Defense Ministry, told ArmInfo when commenting of Azerbaijani Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov's order to destroy Armenian Armed Forces by any methods.

25/08/2015 13:01

Georgian Foreign Ministry condemns restoration of Abkhazian railway

Foreign Ministry of Georgia has disseminated a statement wherein it condemns the ongoing restoration of the Abkhazian section of the Georgian Railway and demands Russia to stop unlawful actions.

25/08/2015 12:34

Palestinian Embassy in Azerbaijan says Palestine will not open embassy in Armenia

Palestinian Embassy in Azerbaijan has filed a note to the Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan saying the reports on opening of a Palestinian embassy in Armenia in future do not correspond to reality, according to the press office of the Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan.

25/08/2015 10:24

ARFD: If draft new Constitution is passed, Republic Party will lose its power in three years

The new Constitution gives no opportunity to the incumbent authorities to retain their grip on power, Armen Rustamyan, the head of ARFD parliamentary faction, told a news conference on August 24.

22/08/2015 14:20

Parliament Vice Speaker avoids assessing activity of his party colleagues

"As a politician, I'd refrain from any assessments of the activity of my party colleagues before the law-enforcers make assessment of the alleged crimes of the Republican Party members Mher Sedrakyan and Ruben Hayrapetyan," Eduard Sharmazanov, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament told reporters after a meeting of the Republican Party Board.

20/08/2015 18:35

Beaten up director of Air Armenia Company ready to shake the hand stretched forth as a sign of reconciliation

Arsen Avetisyan, the director of Air Armenia Company, who has been severely beaten up recently, says he is ready to shake the hand stretched forth as a sign of reconciliation.

20/08/2015 18:33

Expert: Sanctions withdrawal from Iran opens new possibilities for Armenia as well

The agreement reached between Iran and the "six" can be called an event of historic importance not only for our region but for the world, and although so far there are opponents of "peace" and in the US Senate, led by Senator McCain and the Iranian Majlis, the parties , yet will come to a common denominator. Such an opinion in an interview with ArmInfo was expressed by the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador Arman Navasardyan.

19/08/2015 12:52

Newspaper: Head of Armenia-U.S. deputy friendship group had to resign

U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Armenia Richard M. Mills has recently called on Hermine Naghdalyan, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament, to leave her post of the head of the Armenia-U.S. deputy friendship group, a Yerevan-based newspaper Zhoghovurd writes.

18/08/2015 15:02

Richard Giragosian: Armenia – a Pocket of Stability in the Region

Richard Giragosian, the founding director of the Regional Studies Center, an independent think tank in Yerevan, speaks of the recent processes in the Middle East and the Armenian-Russian relationships in the context of the Karabakh peace process in an interview with ArmInfo.

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18/08/2015 11:50

Hovik Abrahamyan: President of Armenia informed of incident with Air Armenia director

President of Armenia has been informed of the incident with Arsen Avetisyan, the director of Air Armenia Company, who was severely beaten up by the bodyguards of Ruben Hayrapetyan, an oligarch, the head of the Football Federation of Armenia. Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan made such statement in response to the question ArmInfo's correspondent at the Baze annual youth gathering.

17/08/2015 17:53

Seyran Ohanyan: Situation in border flares up and goes down regularly

Situation on the border is still tense, Defense Minister of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan told reporters on August 17. He said the situation on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and on the Line of Contact of the Karabakh- Azerbaijani troops flares up and goes down regularly.

17/08/2015 16:05

Air Armenia Director General at hospital after attack at Football Federation of Armenia

Air Armenia Company Director General Arsen Avetisyan is at hospital. He is recovering after being attacked and beaten up at the Football Federation of Armenia (FFA) yesterday, Sirakan Hambartsoumyan, Air Armenia Marketing Office, told ArmInfo. In his words, the Police was informed of the fact.

17/08/2015 15:55

Paul Stronski: Transaction between Armenia and the American Contour Global Hydro Cascade is a proof of practical and fruitful relations between Washington and Yerevan

In the on-line interview to ArmInfo organized by Region research center Paul Stronski, the Senior Research Associate of the Carnegie Endowment (Washington) analogizes on the perspectives of Iran settlement, shares his expectations from the meeting of the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan, comments the role of Russia in Karabakh settlement, as well as the US policy in the South Caucasus.

14/08/2015 17:33

Expert: Military Actions on Armenian-Azeri Border Almost Waged

The ruling Azeri regime has gone on the war path for official Baku see its salvation through waging military actions once again, Chairman of the Assembly of Azerbaijani Armenians Grigory Ayvazyan said.

14/08/2015 17:31

Politician: Constitutional Reform will become obituary for Armenia

Constitutional Reform will become an obituary for Armenia, as it will ruin the country, Ashot Manucharyan, the former minister of interior, adviser of the first president of Armenia for national security, a member of the Karabakh Committee, told a news conference, on August 14.

14/08/2015 13:37

Minister: the Implementation of Iran-Armenia Railroad Project is on the Horizon

There have been numerous proposals aimed at implementing the Iran-Armenia railroad project, however, we prefer to cooperate with two organizations. We have never lacked investment proposals, Gagik Beglaryan, the minister of Transport and Communication, told ArmInfo journalist.

12/08/2015 17:13

Longing for home was behind Permyakov's desertion and murder of Avetisyans' family

The reason why Valery Permyakov, the soldier of the 102nd Russian military base in Armenia, deserted and murdered the family of seven persons in Gyumri was longing for home. This is how Permyakov explained his actions during the investigation.

12/08/2015 17:08

Expert: Constitutional Reforms will Bring Full Independence for Judiciary

The Constitutional reforms will bring the Armenian judiciary to full independence, which is sensational for our country, Feliks Tokhyan, a member of Constitutional Court, said during an August 12 press conference.

12/08/2015 13:13

Defense Ministry of Armenia makes statement on Azerbaijan's subversive operations

Immediately after the first European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan started intensively destabilizing the situation on the Armenian- Azerbaijani border and along the Line of Contact of the Karabakh-Azerbaijan troops, the Defense Ministry of Armenia says in a statement provided to ArmInfo.

11/08/2015 21:46

Vardan Oskanian: The current Constitution is the optimal for Armenia

Vardan Oskanian, the former Minister of Exterior, Member of Parliament have presented 10 reasons why the society shall voteagainst the constitution reforms.

11/08/2015 21:45

Political analyst Levon Melik-Shahnazaryan dies after long illness

Levon Melik-Shahnazaryan, a well-known Armenian political analyst, the head of Voskanapat Analytical Center, died on August 8 after long and heavy illness.

11/08/2015 17:22

Garnik Isagoulyan: Republican Party keen to retain power by means of new Constitution

The draft constitutional amendments are legally imperfect and bear nothing to do with the interests of the Armenian people and statehood, says Garnik Isagoulyan, the former adviser of the president for the national security affairs, the leader of the National Security Party. Isagoulyan said he asked specific questions to the authors of the draft Chairman of the Constitutional Court Gagik Haroutiunyan, Vardan Poghosyan, Hrayr Tovmasyan and Gevorg Danelyan, and received no answers to his questions.

11/08/2015 16:48

Gabriel Balayan: New Draft Constitution Not Solving Security Issues under Military Conditions

Armenia does not need Constitutional reforms for the mother law is not applied, lawyer Tigran Athanesyan said during an August 11 press conference in Yerevan.

10/08/2015 16:44

"Rise Up Armenia" civil movement to demand resignation of president and prime minister

"Rise Up Armenia" civil movement has disseminated statement wherein it announces that it will demand resignation of the president and prime minister in the course of its August 11 rally in the Republic Square, if it is joined by enough number of people to occupy the entire Square.

10/08/2015 16:43

Independent MP demands stripping Head of Russian-Armenian Union Andranik Nikoghosyan of his Medal of Honour

Independent parliamentarian Edmon Marukyan has addressed Parliament Speaker Galust Sahakyan today demanding that Head of Russian-Armenian Union Andranik Nikoghosyan is stripped of his Medal of Honor awarded by the Armenian National Assembly.