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Gas station explodes in Armenia: 1 injured

One person was injured after an explosion at a compressed natural gas station in Yerevan yesterday evening, the Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations reported. At 8։59pm local time, the 911 emergency hotline received a report that …

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Three injured after shooting and stabbing in Yerevan

Shots were fired yesterday evening in Yerevan, Armenia police reported. At 10pm, the police received a report from a hospital that a 35-year-old man with stab wounds in his chest had been brought to the medical facility. …

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Evening shooting in Yerevan: two injured

Two people were injured in a shootout in Yerevan. According to Armenia's Investigative Committee, shots were fired yesterday evening at the courtyard of a building in Yerevan. A Yerevan resident who was born in 1981, …

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 Azerbaijan takes over PABSEC chairmanship

Yerevan is hosting the 52nd Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) General Assembly, and will last until November 29, the Azerbaijan Press Council said. At the session, a report …

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Car crashes into crane in Yerevan, killing two

Two people have died today as a result of a tragic road accident in Yerevan, another person was injured. At 3:20am, the 911 emergency hotline received a report that a car had crashed into a crane. Two fire brigades, a special …

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Missing Armenia teen found

A 14-year-old teen, who has been missing since Friday evening, has been found, Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations’ press service reported on Saturday, News.am reports. Rescuers found a teenager at 1:46 pm on …

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Man dies in Yerevan road accident

One person has died after a road accident in Yerevan tonight, local media reported. At around 1։25am, a car hit a jaywalker about 40 to 50 years old, and who has not been identified yet. The driver did not flee the scene and …

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 Armenia ballet dancer dies after 14 days in coma

Vahagn Margaryan, the 23-year-old dancer at the Opera and Ballet National Academic Theater, has died this morning at a Yerevan hospital. Margaryan remained in a coma since November 6. The friends of the dancer and …

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Man beat young wife to death in Yerevan

A 30-year-old Armenian man beat his 20-year-old wife to death in Yerevan, Armenian police reported. On November 11, police received a call from the hospital saying a woman was hospitalized with multiple injuries. It was …

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Triple car crash kills person in Yerevan - media

One person was killed and another injured in a tragic car crash in the outskirts of Yerevan yesterday evening. Mercedes, BMW and Nissan March collided in Jrvezh district, one of the cars crashed into others, News.am reported. …

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Woman steals two million drams from Yerevan bank

An Armenian woman stole 2 million drams from VTB-Armenia Bank using fake documents. Director of the bank applied to police saying a 30-year-old resident of Aragatsotn province submitted fake documents and signed a contract with a bank …

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Hayk Marutyan names himself  mayor of all Armenians

The new mayor of Yerevan, Hayk Marutyan, published a video congratulation of Yerevan residents with the 2800th anniversary of the Armenian capital. In the video, he called Yerevan the capital of all Armenians of the world, and himself, therefore, …

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Yerevan citizen hit by car dies

A young man recently discharged from the army died in a hospital after being hit by car, Armenian media reported. A fatal road accident occurred yesterday around 11։50pm in Yerevan. The driver of this vehicle helped the victim and …

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I will not make decisions, New Mayor of Yerevan says

The new mayor of Yerevan, Hayk Marutyan, immediately after the inauguration, stated that he did not intend to personally make any decisions on the future life of the capital of Armenia. So he described the "new style" of the city …

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Yerevan mayor inauguration is underway

The swearing-in of Yerevan mayor-elect Hayk Marutyan is underway in Yerevan city hall, News.am reports. Marutyan’s “My Step” alliance got 57 seats in the Council of Elders of Yerevan as a result …

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Francophonie summit opens in Armenia's capital

The 17th Francophonie Summit has opened today at the Demirchyan Sports and Concert Complex in Yerevan.  The two-day summit has brought to Yerevan delegations from 84 countries, as well as partners and observers of this …

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Samvel Mayrapetyan detained in Armenia

Armenia's Special Investigation Service confirmed the information on detaining businessman Samvel Mayrapetyan. SIS spokesperson Marina Ohanjanyan said Mayrapetyan was detained yesterday within …

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