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"SIP Talk"- calls to local and international destinations via fixed phone line at affordable tariffs

In 2015 Ameriabank intends to increase its corporate lending portfolio to 520 mln USD and retain leadership in Armenia's banking system

Anelik Bank issues Simple Fast Auto card loan

Hakob Andreasyan: We try to ring-fence farmers from untypical risks

Rustamyan: ARFD's refusal to take part in parliamentary opposition's rally does not mean refusal to cooperate with the forces

RPA members hold confidential meeting

ARFD 'throws up its cards' - it seems the parliamentary four is becoming a three

Heritage Party puts into circulation Armenian Parliament's Bill suggesting official recognition of Nagorno Karabakh Republic

Lydian International Limited plans initial $426 million investment in Amulsar gold project in Armenia in 2015-2016

Orogen Gold raised 1,125,000 pounds through the placing of 1,022,727,272 ordinary shares at LSE

Air France cancels its flights to Armenia due to a strike

Parcels from U.S. do not reach Armenia

Armenian and Polish Foreign Ministers hold political consultations

This year's Viktor Ambartsumian International Prize to be awarded in Yerevan Sept 17

Levon Zurabyan: By regularly changing its Constitution, Armenia is beginning to resemble "banana republics"

A member of the parliament from ARFD calls to listen to the viewpoint of the 124 year old party and take part in the constitutional reforms

2,000-year-old frescoes found in territory of Greater Armenia

Ruben Hakobyan voices the conditions in case of which Heritage party will support Constitutional reforms

Archeologists find an old tomb of a high-class man on the side of Mount Aragats

Seyran Ohanyan: The countersabotage systems set at the borders of Armenia and Karabakh

OSCE MG U.S. Co-Chair: A big window has emerged in the Karabakh peace process

Eduard Sharmazanov: World community must strongly condemn destruction of Armenian cultural and historical heritage in Turkey and Azerbaijan

President of Armenia promises with a problem of citizens deceived by Tonus company and respond in two days

Head of Armenian Parliament's Committee for State and Legal Affairs to present Karabakh frontier guards with night vision devices

Edward Sharmazanov: Anakara's inefficiency is a linchpin in the matter of ensuring security in Europe

Edward Sharmazanov: Azerbaijani provocations imperil stability of the entire Black Sea region

ECHR demands explanations from Baku over refusal to repatriate body of Armenian captive Karen Petrosyan

Russian expert: The resolution of the Basque Provinces is a logical continuation of the lobbyist line on recognition of the statehood of Nagornyy Karabakh

Giorgi Gvimradze: Russia's fate hangs in the balance in Ukraine

17/09 15:44 RPA members hold confidential meeting

Members of the parliament from the ruling Republican Party of Armenia are holding a confidential meeting in the parliament, "GALA" TV channel reported. They are discussing the budgetary issues. Chief treasurer of Armenia, Atom Janjugazyan, and the head of the Audit Chamber, Ishkhan Zakaryan, were present at the meeting.

17/09/2014 15:44

Rustamyan: ARFD's refusal to take part in parliamentary opposition's rally does not mean refusal to cooperate with the forces

The next rally of the four parliamentary opposition forces would hardly ignore the constitutional reforms proposed by the ruling regime. So, in view of its differences with the other three forces concerning this issue, ARFD decided not to take part in the rally so as not to wreck it, the head of the ARFD's parliamentary group Armen Rustamyan told journalists on Wednesday.

17/09/2014 15:27

ARFD 'throws up its cards' - it seems the parliamentary four is becoming a three

ARFD will not take part in the Oct 10 rally of the parliamentary opposition, the spokesman of the parliamentary group of Prosperous Armenia Party Naira Zohrabyan said after the opposition's meeting on Wednesday.

17/09/2014 13:52

Heritage Party puts into circulation Armenian Parliament's Bill suggesting official recognition of Nagorno Karabakh Republic

Parliamentary Faction of Heritage Party has put into circulation the Armenian National Assembly's Bill On the Concept of the Military and Political Security of Armenia and Artsakh. The Bill also suggests official recognition of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic by Armenia, the Heritage Party told ArmInfo.

17/09/2014 11:22

Armenian and Polish Foreign Ministers hold political consultations

Foreign Ministries of Armenia and Poland represented by Deputy Foreign Minister Karen Nazaryan and Deputy Foreign Minister Tomasz Orlowski have conducted political consultations, the Armenian policy department told ArmInfo.

16/09/2014 17:45

Levon Zurabyan: By regularly changing its Constitution, Armenia is beginning to resemble "banana republics"

The constitutional reforms proposed by Serzh Sargsyan are one more attempt on his part to stay in power after 2018, the head of the parliamentary group of Armenian National Congress Levon Zurabyan said during on debate on the constitutional reforms on Tuesday.

16/09/2014 17:35

A member of the parliament from ARFD calls to listen to the viewpoint of the 124 year old party and take part in the constitutional reforms

A member of the parliament from the ARFD, Artsvik Minasyan, thinks that the position of his colleagues from the non-power "four" about the constitutional reforms, is wrong. To note, three out of the four forces - Heritage, Prosperous Armenia Party and Armenian National Congress are against the constitutional reforms initiated by the authorities.

16/09/2014 17:32

Ruben Hakobyan voices the conditions in case of which Heritage party will support Constitutional reforms

Heritage party is for the parliamentary government, but thinks it is not the issue to be resolved at present, the head of the Heritage parliamentary faction, Ruben Hakobyan, said over today's discussions of the draft project of the conception on the constitutional reforms.

16/09/2014 15:05

Eduard Sharmazanov: World community must strongly condemn destruction of Armenian cultural and historical heritage in Turkey and Azerbaijan

Armenia makes a point of preserving the cultural heritage in the Black Sea region, said Eduard Sharmazanov, Vice Speaker of the Armenian National Assembly, speaking at the 43rd meeting of the Committee for Social, Cultural and Educational Affairs of the BSEC PA in Yerevan.

16/09/2014 14:30

Edward Sharmazanov: Anakara's inefficiency is a linchpin in the matter of ensuring security in Europe

The unblocking of the border to Turkey is one of the priorities for Armenia within the frames of stimulation of cooperation in the format of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, Armenia National Assembly Vice-Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov said in his opening remarks at the 43rd Session of the Cultural, Educational and Social Affairs Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation.

16/09/2014 14:27

Edward Sharmazanov: Azerbaijani provocations imperil stability of the entire Black Sea region

Armenia is interested in deepening of partnership within the frames of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, Armenia National Assembly (NA) Vice-Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov stated the aforesaid in his opening remarks at the 43rd Session of the Cultural, Educational and Social Affairs Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation.

16/09/2014 13:23

ECHR demands explanations from Baku over refusal to repatriate body of Armenian captive Karen Petrosyan

European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has asked the Azerbaijani government to present explanations till September 26 related to the official position of Azerbaijan on handover of Petrosyan' s body and its delay, a member of the Working Group representing Karen Petrosyan's family. The lawyer at the Public Organization against Legal Outrage Karine Gevorgyan told RFE/RL Armenian Service.

13/09/2014 16:34

Giorgi Gvimradze: Russia's fate hangs in the balance in Ukraine

ArmInfo’s interview with Giorgi Gvimradze, expert at the Tbilisi-based Center for Strategic Studies

12/09/2014 15:15

MP from Prosperous Armenia Party slums his colleagues from Republican Party for dissimulation and inconstancy

The problems in the economy, management and political system of Armenia do not originate from Constitutional shortcomings. Therefore, there is absolutely senseless amending the Basic Law, MP from Prosperous Armenia Party said at the Friday briefing in the Parliament.

12/09/2014 15:14

Parliament member: Prosperous Armenia Party goes to the regular election, but is ready to any force-major situations

Prosperous Armenia Party goes to the regular election, but is ready to any force-major situations, a member of the parliament from the PAP, Vahe Hovhannisyan, said at today's briefing in the parliament.

12/09/2014 15:10

Seven media organizations condemn attack on female reporter by Armenian Parliament's Security Head

Seven journalistic public organizations have disseminated a statement condemning the attack on A1+ correspondent Marine Khachatryan by Karen Hayrapetyan, Head of the Parliament's Security Service, while she was performing her professional responsibilities.

12/09/2014 15:07

Seyran Ohanyan: All persons responsible for omissions in military units will be severely punished

An incident that resulted in death of a serviceman Samvel Harutyunyan happened as a result of the tense hazing and lack of mutual confidence in military units, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan told journalists today.

12/09/2014 15:02

Seyran Ohanyan: Hakob Injighulyan, an Armenian captive who was handed over by Azerbaijan to a third country, is willing to return to Armenia

According to the data of Armenia's Defense Ministry, Hakob Injighulyan, an Armenian captive who was handed over by Azerbaijan to a third country, is willing to return to Armenia, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan said ast today's press-conference and added that the young man has left Azerbaijan and is in a neutral zone.

12/09/2014 15:00

Levon Zurabyan: For the first time Prosperous Armenia Party says retention of power by incumbent authorities inadmissible

Leader of Prosperous Armenian Party Gagik Tsarukyan said in an interview that retention of power in Armenia is inadmissible. It is for the first time that PAP makes such statement, which is welcome, indeed, said Levon Zurabyan, Head of the Armenian National Congress Faction in the Parliament briefed in the Parliament, Friday.

12/09/2014 12:47

Seyran Ohanyan visits army unit where a soldier committed suicide lately

Defense Minister of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan visited an army unit Thursday, where a soldier, Samvel Haroutiunyan (1992), was found dead with a gunshot wound in the jawbone on 8 September. He was on duty in the army garage.

11/09/2014 17:07

ICRC Yerevan Office confirms information on transfer of Azeri citizen to Azerbaijan

The ICRC Yerevan Office has confirmed the information that Azeri citizen Javid Muzafarzade has been transferred to Azerbaijan.

11/09/2014 11:52

Young man that illegally crossed the Armenian-Turkish border has been identified

The young man who illegally crossed the Armenian-Turkish border and was detained by the local residents, volunteers assisting the Russian Frontier to provide security on the border, on 2 September has been identified. It was a citizen of Afghanistan Farid Satar, born in 1988.

11/09/2014 11:12

The New York Times: Moscow seems to have been aggravating a longstanding conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan while playing peacemaking overlord to both

Moscow seems to have been aggravating a longstanding conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan while playing peacemaking overlord to both, writes the author of "Russia's Next Land Grab" article published in The New York Times.

10/09/2014 21:04

Armenia’s ex Defense Minister: We have enough options to advance to the north of Azerbaijan

ArmInfo’s interview with the leader of National Revival Party, former Defense Minister of Armenia, Lieut. Gen. Vagharshak Harutyunyan

10/09/2014 17:38

Hovhannes Sahakyan: At the meeting with Tsarukyan, Armenian National Congress members put such good faces as if they were marrying their daughter to a wealthy man

It is senseless to comment on yesterday's meeting of Armenian National Congress (ANC) Leader Levon Ter-Petrosyan and Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) Leader Gagik Tsarukyan, because there is no specific information on what the meeting covered and what goals it had, Head of the Parliamentary Commission on State and Legal Affairs Hovhannes Sahakyan told ArmInfo's correspondent.

10/09/2014 17:18

Nalbandian: Armenia welcomes the bill on crimninalizing of the Armenian genocide denial adopted by the Greek parliament

Armenia welcomes the bill on criminalizing of the recognized genocides denial adopted by the Greek parliament, Armenia's Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian made such a statement, press-service of the Ministry reported,

10/09/2014 15:27

Sharmazanov: Fight against denial of Armenian Genocide helps to prevent new crimes

The fight against the denial of the Armenian Genocide helps to prevent new crimes, Vice Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Eduard Sharmazanov said during a phone talk with the head of the Greece-Armenian Friendship Group o the Greek Parliament Apostolos Kaklamanis on Wednesday.

10/09/2014 11:03

Parliament of Greece passes a bill criminalizing the denial of the genocide of Armenians and Pontic Greeks

Parliament of Greece adopted a bill that criminalizes the denial of the Armenian Genocide and other crimes against humanity on 9 September, Asbarez said.

09/09/2014 19:13

MP from Republican Party of Armenia: Armenia will have to live in harder conditions

The changing geopolitical realities - turbulence in the Middle East, the Ukrainian crisis, the growing tension in Russia-West relations - predict the threat of a new cold war. This means that Armenia will have to live in harder conditions, Samvel Farmanyan, MP from the Republican Party of Armenia, Co-Chairman of the Commission for Armenia-EU Cooperation, said in Armenian Parliament on Tuesday.

09/09/2014 14:31

Erdogan warns Hollande about Armenian Genocide bills

During a private meeting within the framework of the recent NATO summit, Turkey's newly elected President Recep Tayyip once again warned French President Francois Hollande to refrain from the initiative to pass bills on the Armenian Genocide matter, the Turkish Marmara daily reported,

09/09/2014 14:29

Pascal Meunier: Trilateral meeting of French, Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents planned to be held in November in Paris

"A trilateral meeting of French President Francois Hollande, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan is planned to be held in Paris in November," French Ambassador to Azerbaijan Pascal Meunier told APA.