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Iran to build bridge between Georgia and Armenia

Iran's company Ariana Tunnel Dam Co will construct a new Bagratashen Bridge on the Armenian-Georgian border in 2018. The construction will be financed from a loan agreement signed between Armenia and the European Bank for …

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Fifth time of the year comes to Armenia

Today, the hydrometeorological center found it difficult to explain what is happening to the climate in Armenia - the head of the weather forecast department, Gagik Surenian, could only use a metaphor to explain the autumn that had returned to …

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Armenian presidential residency to change address

The Armenian authorities are reconstructing the government’s guest house near Matenadaran, the museum of ancient manuscripts, to move there the presidential residency, the Zhamanak newspaper writes. There will be two governmental …

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 Car falls into river in Yerevan after hitting tree

A car had fallen into the river at Hrazdan Gorge in Yerevan, Armenia's Ministry of Emergency Situations said. The car was moving along the river toward the Davitashen Bridge, had gone off road, crashed into a roadside barrier, …

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Yerevan resident stages fake robbery after losing

A resident of Yerevan, who had lost vast amount of money, deceived his family by staging a fake robbery. On December 25, Armenian police received an alarm from the citizen, who said that his brother was robbed for 12 million drams …

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Large-scale drug trafficking case solved in Armenia

The Police of Armenia on Wednesday received information that D. S., 33, was engaged in illegal acquisition and sale of narcotic drugs and that he was purchasing these drugs from E. Gh., 42, NEWS.am reports. On the same day at 8:40 pm, …

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Fog continues disrupting operations at Yerevan airport

The dense fog over Armenia's Yerevan has disrupted operations at Zvartnots International Airport for the second day. According to the airport website, flights to and from the capital city of Armenia have been delayed this …

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Dense fog disrupts work of Yerevan airport

The dense fog over Armenia's Yerevan has disrupted operations at Zvartnots International Airport today. The adverse weather has negatively affected the flight schedules of arrivals to and departures from Yerevan, News.am …

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Triple crash in Yerevan, there are injured

A major road accident took place in the capital of Armenia last night, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia reported. Nissan Tiida, Toyota Camry and Kia Sorento collided on Khorenatsi Street in …

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Woman stabs her husband in Yerevan

The woman living in Yerevan is suspected of stabbing her husband, News.am reported. According to the press service of the police, the hospital reported the ambulance was called to assist a 57-year-old man on December 15. An …

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Iravan in pictures

At various times, the territory where the city of Iravan was located was part of such states as Urartu, Sasanian Empire, Arab Caliphate, Sajid Empire, Shaddadid, Seljuk Empire, Eldiguzid Empire, Ilkhanate, Timurid Empire, Kara Koyunlu, …

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Some Moscow-Yerevan flights are delayed

Some flights from Yerevan to Moscow and vice versa are delayed most likely of a heavy snow fall in the capital city of Russia, NEWS.am reports. The website of Yerevan's Zavrtnots internatinal airport provides information on …

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Butter price mounting at record pace in Armenia

Butter prices in Armenia show a record growth, Haykakan Zhamanak reported. The newspaper’s monitoring showed that in supermarkets in downtown Yerevan, butter price surged by 550 drams (around $1.1) per one kilogram. …

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Yerevan students postpone strike

Yerevan students, declared strike over draft deferment bill, decided to stop the strike temporarily, ” one of the activists, Vahram Grigoryan, said. The students discussed their further steps with the members of …

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Youth protesting as Yerevan sends students to war

Armenia’s National Assembly adopted the draft law "On military service and the status of serviceman" in the second and final reading. The new legislation is expected to abolish temporary exemptions from military service. …

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