Vaagan Khachatryan

Armenia shocked by Manvel Grigoryan case

Armenia's Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan has called on both former and acting officials to cooperate with the government in detecting acts of corruption. He commented on the video, posted by the National …

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Serzh Sargsyan remains in power

Armenia's ex-prime minister Serzh Sargsyan will continue to be the head of the Republican Party, the possibility of changing the party's head is not being considered at the moment, the chairman of the National …

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Second 'velvet revolution' starts in Yerevan

A group of protesters have stormed the city administration building in Yerevan, demanding Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan step down. The protesters are attempting to enter the mayor’s room, a number of city hall …

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Nikol Pashinyan becomes head of Armenia

Armenia’s parliament elected opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan as the country’s new prime minister. In a vote in parliament today, 59 lawmakers backed Pashinyan’s candidacy, including some from the ruling …

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Second anniversary of new status-quo in Karabakh

Today marks the second anniversary of the second agreement on ceasefire on the contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh: on April 5, 2016, the ceasefire agreement was reached at the meeting of the chiefs of General Staff of Armenian and …

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Iran refuses to build railway to Armenia

Iran is ready to launch the railway with Armenia, but under one condition, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Armenia Seyed Kazem Sajjadi said yesterday. …

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Armenia bans foreigners from owning agricultural land

Armenia deprived foreign citizens of the right to own agricultural land in the country, according to a set of changes to Armenia’s Land Code, passed today by the parliament in the second and final reading. The country's first …

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Armenian economy rolled back in 2015

The main obstacle in the way of development of the country is still the clannish-oligarchic model of the economy, which creates favorable conditions for corruption and a high level of the shadow economy

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