14:49 | May 14, 2013
According to the factual data obtained during the pre-trial proceeding V. Grigoryan procuring metallic mercury and keeping it for the purpose of sale, on February 9, 2013 reached a prior agreement with his cousin M. Grigoryan then with the latter's friend G. Hakobyan and decided to transmit it to Yerevan and sell.
23:58 | May 13, 2013
On behalf of the EcoLab project, its partner organisations and donors, we would like to state, that we consider the above mentioned reportage as a misuse and misrepresentation of the project, its partners and donors' names in favour of Teghut (Lori region, Armenia) copper-molybdenum mining project of Vallex F.M. Establishment.
12:00 | May 4, 2013
Despite the fact that Hetq sources at the Akhtala Mine Enrichment Plant state that Metal Prince Ltd., the plant owners, recently received $800,000 in lieu of purchases, workers have been waiting 21 days for their wages.
15:30 | April 26, 2013
Late last night, Armenian law enforcement personnel took into custody the nephew of Vardan Ghukasyan (photo), the former mayor of Gyumri and four others on the suspicion of drug possession.
17:06 | April 24, 2013
While the RA Ministry of Agriculture has advised villagers to use smoke and irrigation to counter the weather conditions, local residents complain that there has been no water to irrigate what’s left of the crop.
12:27 | April 12, 2013
Renovations to the 6th century Odzoun Church appear to have failed due to disagreements amongst those responsible. Father Vrtanes Baghalyan told Hetq that the Armenian government had allocated 20 million AMD ($50,000) for renovations in 2010 based on a request filed by Catholicos Garegin II.
11:04 | April 8, 2013
In response to a Hetq inquiry regarding a complaint filed against Hetq reporter Adrineh Torosyan by the sister of Samvel Sharbatyan, a lawyer murdered in November of last year, the Vanadzor police say that the letter has been forwarded to the Lori Regional Investigations Unit, to be attached to the murder case file.
10:51 | April 8, 2013
In response to a Hetq inquiry as to whether the RA Ministry of Culture has inspected the 13th century Saint Marineh Church in Ashtarak and evaluated it architectural soundness, the ministry says that the edifice was returned to the Holy See of Etchmiadzin and that it is responsible to implement any necessary repairs.
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19:02 | April 5, 2013
Dormitory #1, located at 22 Garegin Nzhdeh Street in Gyumri, was given the status of a third-grade damaged structure after being hit by the 1988 earthquake. Ten families live within its walls. The families do not qualify for new apartments since they weren't left “homeless” by the earthquake. Talk about an extremely legal interpretation of the law. These families cannot even register their damaged apartments as private property.
13:44 | April 4, 2013
Early this morning, unidentified assailants broke the windows of the car belonging to Levon Barseghyan, President of the Board of the Asbarez Journalists Club and a member of the Gyumri Municipal Council.
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