15:29 | December 19, 2014
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) today signed a €3.5 million loan deal with Armenia to finance the construction of the country’s first European Union (EU) compliant solid waste landfill.
20:30 | December 18, 2014
Davit Vardanyan, the son of Armenia’s ambassador to Georgia, who was found guilty this last September of trafficking and procuring hashish, has been granted conditional early release from prison.
13:32 | December 17, 2014
The affected areas fall within a region that the IDeA (Initiatives for Development in Armenia), co- founded by Vardanyan, has been actively promoting as a prime tourist zone in Armenia.
22:43 | December 16, 2014
Just two weeks after a broad-reaching police swoop on the new Mafia of Rome, police made another significant mafia arrest over a multi-million dollar fraud involving a ghost ship and the sale of non-existent petrol to the Italian Navy.
15:11 | December 16, 2014
In the latest part of a long investigation into an organised crime group, Austrian and Romanian authorities in cooperation with the EU'spolice force (EUROPOL) have identified 350 woman engaged in prostitution in Carinthia, Austria.
14:36 | December 16, 2014
Armenia's National Security Service reports that its officers arrested a teacher at Gyumri’s State Pedagogical Institute today at the moment he was accepting a 60,000 AMD (US$130) bribe from a student as the price to pay for getting a passing mark on a test.
12:39 | December 16, 2014
One questions such a name for the company since “anapat”, in Armenian, can be translated as the noun “desert” or “wasteland”, or the adjectival equivalent “barren”. Perhaps they had in mind “wilderness”.
21:45 | December 15, 2014
Ukraine’s ministry of internal affairs has launched a campaign against illegal casinos amid fears that a large network of underground gambling dens could be providing an income source for the son of the country’s disgraced former president Viktor Yanukovych.
21:13 | December 15, 2014
Norway’s Police Security Service launched an investigation today into a network of fake mobile towers discovered by journalists in central Oslo, capable of listening in to conversations between politicians and tracking their whereabouts.
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