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New Yerevan police chief appointed

Armenia's acting police chief Arman Sargsyan issued a decree appointing Colonel Armen Gasparyan as Yerevan police chief, the police department spokesman Edgar Janoyan said. Sargsyan also …

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Shooting in Yerevan: now at courthouse - media

Shooting has been recorded at the courthouse in Yerevan, according to shamshyan.com. The incident occurred on January 21, but was made public only today. Judge Tatevik Grigoryan appealed to the police department …

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UN to examine Armenia’s human rights record

Armenia's human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group on January 23. Armenia is one of the 14 States to be reviewed by the UPR Working Group during its …

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Two injured in Yerevan car accident

Two people were injured as Honda and Opel Astra collided in Yerevan early on Sunday morning, News.am reports citing Shamshyan.com. Honda drifted into an opposite lane, crashed into an electric pole and collided with Nissan XTrail …

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Armenia investigates death of former Security Chief

Acting director of Armenia’s National Security Service  Eduard Martirosyan expressed condolences over the death of the former head of the department, Georgi Kutoyan, noting that the law enforcement officers will determine the causes of …

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Earthquake hits Armenia

Today, at 5:28am local time, the Seismic Protection Service of Armenia recorded a 3.6-magnitude earthquake 10 km southeast of Ashotsk village, and 10 km beneath the surface, News.am reports. The quake measured magnitude 4-5 in the …

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Armenian PM congratulates Mikhail Mishustin

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan congratulated newly appointed Russian counterpart Mikhail Mishustin, News.am reports. “The Government of the Republic of Armenia is committed to active cooperation with the new Government of …

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