13:25 | September 21, 2017
19 disadvantaged families in Haykavan, a village in Armenia’s northwestern Shirak Province, are participating in a project to grow raspberries to supplement their meager incomes.
23:56 | September 20, 2017
41 families live in the building, and residents say none are economically secure. They get by working as cleaning attendants, scrubbing toilets and washing dishes. Some problems, however, are too big for them to handle on their own.
17:55 | September 20, 2017
Arayik Arshakyan, an advisor to the head of Armenia’s State Social Security Service, has his eyes set on two potential mine sites in Gegharkounik Province and has filed for an exploratory mining license.
15:12 | September 20, 2017
U.S. House of Representatives members Frank Pallone (New Jersey) and Tulsi Gabbard (Hawaii) arrived in Artsakh today and were met by Artsakh Parliament President Ashot Ghoulyan in Shushi.
11:26 | September 20, 2017
The 6th Armenia-Diaspora Forum took place in Yerevan on 18-20 September. Sessions and discussions related to Armenia’s economy, national security, foreign policy and preserving Armenian identity were on the agenda.
09:04 | September 20, 2017
Below is the unedited official version of the speech delivered by Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on September 19 at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly in United Nations headquarters in New York.
17:04 | September 19, 2017
Former employees of the Vanadzor-Kimprom chemical plant closed a section of Armenia’s M-6 Highway earlier today for thirty minutes to demand answers regarding when they will finally be paid four months in 2011 unpaid wages.
16:40 | September 19, 2017
Yesterday evening, the international Alliance for Torture-Free Trade was launched during the United Nations General Assembly week in New York. Armenia is one of the countries that have joined the Alliance. The initiative – a joint effort by the European Union, Argentina and Mongolia, with a total of 58 participating countries – aims to stop the trade in goods used to carry out the death penalty and commit torture.
14:42 | September 19, 2017
Relatives and supporters of Garo Yegnukian Չnow on trial for complicity in the seizure of a Yerevan police building in July 2016 by the armed Sasna Dzrer groupՃ detained earlier today at Republic Square in Yerevan for attempting to display photos of and distribute leaflets about political prisoners in Armenia to those attending the 6th Pan-Armenian Armenia-Diaspora Conference now taking place in Yerevan, have been released.
14:30 | September 19, 2017
First and foremost, my belief is that Armenia has a huge potential. I am convinced that we have all the chances to become a modern and progressive country and to respond adequately to internal and external challenges.
12:07 | September 19, 2017
Minutes ago, police detained the wife and children of Garo Yegnukian (now on trial for complicity in the seizure of a Yerevan police building in July 2016 by the armed Sasna Dzrer group) at Republic Square in Yerevan on suspicion that were about to place a bomb at the site.
13:15 | September 18, 2017
Next to a recently constructed building in the Akhouryan community in Armenia’s Shirak Province, stands a rusting container hut (domik) in which Hovhannes Tigranyan, his wife Amalya, and their 3-year-old granddaughter live.
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