16:42 | April 18, 2014
The proportion of drugs trafficked through the Caribbean has more than tripled in the space of five years, according to US officials, adding weight to the persistent warnings that traffickers are seeking new routes as a result of security forces pressure in Central America and Mexico.
14:50 | April 18, 2014
Opponents, noting that the Iranian shepherds would be coming from the country’s East Azerbaijan Province, labeled the plan an environmental as well as national security threat to Armenia.
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12:44 | April 17, 2014
It seems that the Prosperous Armenia party, which has already announced that it will not be entering into a coalition with the new government now being formed, has yet to discuss its stance regarding the Rule of Law party, which announced yesterday that it would be pulling out of the coalition.
11:08 | April 17, 2014
The 100 Years, 100 Facts Project does not claim to be an academic endeavour. However, the effort has been made to present the facts in a scholarly manner, with references and resources listed for the benefit of additional research by the readership.
10:40 | April 17, 2014
Foxman, the Anti-Defamation League director, drew harsh public criticism in 2007 for opposing a congressional resolution acknowledging the 1915 extermination of approximately 1.5 million Armenians. Since the 15th century, Armenians had been treated as second-class citizens under Ottoman rule. In honoring Foxman, Suffolk University sends a message that politics are more important than acknowledging crimes against humanity.
17:08 | April 16, 2014
The Dem Em ("I am against") pressure group has designed a template letter to be sent to Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan for those who, like them, are opposed to the new mandatory funded pension law.
11:42 | April 16, 2014
However, labels on foodstuffs purchased by weight (for example, butter, cheese, cold cuts, and candies) include neither the expiration date nor the ingredients, nor the country of origin, nor a number of other particulars.
10:51 | April 16, 2014
The names of Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan and Archbishop Navasard Kjoyan appear on a registry document of a company registered in Cyprus to which large amounts of cash from bank loans were funneled.
00:34 | April 16, 2014
Following up on recent rumors in Kapan that a company had started mining exploratory work at the source of the town’s water supply, we headed off towards a community called Nor Astghaberd up in the hills.
15:38 | April 15, 2014
President Serzh Sargsyan has reappointed Edward Nalbandian as Armenia’s foreign minister under the new government being formed following the resignation of Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan.
15:04 | April 15, 2014
While the Prosperous Armenia party has officially stated that it will not be entering into a coalition with the ruling Republican Party, the ARF has left the door open to such a move, announcing that it will do so only if the new government accepts its seven point plan.
13:32 | April 15, 2014
It's been 11 years since then 18-year-old army conscript Emil Chivtchyan (pictured), who served in a Vanadzor military unit for less than 80 days, returned home. Chivtchyan, who is being held in Nubarashen penitentiary, is one of 14 former soldiers who were sentenced to life in prison.
00:02 | April 15, 2014
Kapan, capital of Armenia’s Syunik Province, is indeed a city replete with contrasts that the visitor will meet at every turn. All it takes is a brief walk down its streets, or better yet, head to the town’s marketplace which has seen better days.
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