Ter-Petrosyan: occupied territories must be returned to Azerbaijan

Ter-Petrosyan: occupied territories must be returned to Azerbaijan

The occupied territories around Nagorno-Karabakh should be put back under Azerbaijani control in accordance with the provisions of the document on which the parties are negotiating, the first president of Armenia Levon …

US interested in early settlement of Karabakh conflict

US interested in early settlement of Karabakh conflict

Washington is interested in an early settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, reads the letter of the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, which was sent on …

PACE co-rapporteur for monitoring of Azerbaijan to discuss Karabakh in Yerevan

PACE co-rapporteur for monitoring of Azerbaijan to discuss Karabakh in Yerevan

Co-rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the monitoring of Azerbaijan, chairman of PACE Monitoring Committee's Sub-Committee for conflicts, Stefan Schennach, left Vienna for Yerevan. …

Armenia to attract more tourists with Days of Wine

Armenia to attract more tourists with "Days of Wine"

The Days of Wine will be held for the first time on one of the central streets of Yerevan on May 5-6. During this event people will be able to taste and buy wine, organizers of the festival said. The event will demonstrate the …

Armenia to subsidize more than $1 million for agricultural equipment leasing

Armenia to subsidize more than $1 million for agricultural equipment leasing

Armenia will subsidize more than $1 million for agricultural equipment leasing in the next six years, Armenian Deputy Minister of Agriculture Robert Makaryan told reporters on Saturday during signing of a memorandum on leasing of …

Armenia’s FM receives OSCE Minsk Group U.S. Co-Chair

Armenia’s FM receives OSCE Minsk Group U.S. Co-Chair

On March 24, Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian received Richard R. Hoagland, the U.S. Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, the Press Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, Panorama.am …

 Employee of oxygen filling station killed in explosion

Employee of oxygen filling station killed in explosion

One person was killed after an oxygen filling station exploded in the village Nor-Geghi in the Kotayk region of Armenia, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said. The MES Crisis Management Center was reported on the explosion at 8:09 …

Armenia: Arrest, Missile Smuggling Allegations Amid Election Caign

Armenia: Arrest, Missile Smuggling Allegations Amid Election Campaign

The Armenian parliamentary election campaign took an unexpected turn on March 22, when agents from the National Security Service arrested Samvel Babayan

 France ready to organize meeting between Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan

France ready to organize meeting between Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said that France is ready to organize a meeting between the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan on the settlement of the …

New Armenian thermoelectric power station to ship electricity to Iran and Georgia

New Armenian thermoelectric power station to ship electricity to Iran and Georgia

The Armenian government approved today the signing of a framework agreement on the design, development, financing, construction, ownership and operation of a new thermoelectric power station (TPS) in Erebuni administrative district of Yerevan, …

Armenia appoints new ambassador in Belarus

Armenia appoints new ambassador in Belarus

Armenia's former Ambassador to Russia Oleg Yesayan has been appointed  the Ambassador of Armenia to Belarus, the press service of the Armenian president said. Yesayan has also been appointed tot …

Ukraine’s SBU to probe Eurovision contestant from Armenia

Ukraine’s SBU to probe Eurovision contestant from Armenia

Ukraine’s Intelligence agency, the SBU, will probe Armenian singer Artsvik Harutyunyan in order to find out if they had ever violated the country’s laws, the SBU Speaker Yelena Gitlyanskaya …

Rex Tillerson#039s wife convinced him to be US secretary of State

Rex Tillerson's wife convinced him to be US secretary of State

US secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that his wife convinced him to take on the position of secretary of State. "I didn't want this job.  I was supposed to retire in March, this month. I was going …

Ambassador: Armenia has no plans to increase number of diplomatic missions in Russia

Ambassador: Armenia has no plans to increase number of diplomatic missions in Russia

Armenia does not intend to expand the number of its consulates in Russia, the Armenian Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Russia Vardan Tokhanyan said during Moscow-Yerevan video conference talks. …

Bribery and violence are main trump cards of Sargsyan#039s party

Bribery and violence are main trump cards of Sargsyan's party

Clashes between political forces, in which the leading role belongs to the ruling party, are becoming increasingly violent

Azerbaijan’s President calls for renewed Nagorno-Karabakh talks

Azerbaijan’s President calls for renewed Nagorno-Karabakh talks

But Yerevan tries to present the conflict as a matter of self-determination of Armenians in the region

Will parliamentary elections in Armenia be postponed?

Will parliamentary elections in Armenia be postponed?

Today, the opposition electoral bloc ‘Armenian National Congress’, the People's Party of Armenia issued a call to the other political forces, participating in the parliamentary elections, to postpone the election date from April 2 …

Protests in Armenia over activist#039s death in jail

Protests in Armenia over activist's death in jail

Protesters have demonstrated in the Armenian capital of Yerevan over the death in prison of an opposition activist. Over 1,000 people gathered Friday in downtown Yerevan for a second day to criticize the government and demand a proper …

Armenian prisons announced most dangerous in Europe

Armenian prisons announced most dangerous in Europe

Armenia has the highest rate of mortality in prisons among all European countries, say the results of the Council of Europe annual statistical study of the European countries’ penitentiary systems. The report, issued on March 14, …

Verkhny Lars closed due to avalanche danger

Verkhny Lars closed due to avalanche danger

The road from Georgia to the Verkhny Lars border pass is closed for all types of vehicles, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia reported citing Georgian Interior Ministry. It was closed due to avalanche danger.  …