15:47 | April 23, 2014
Referring to widely circulating rumors that Kocharian intends to make a political comeback, Tovmasyan said, “If you are ready to return to politics, then you must openly state it. State your intentions and put a stop to this way of doing things.”
15:23 | April 23, 2014
Armenian National Congress (HAK) MP Nikol Pashinyan took the floor during a parliamentary debate today on traffic safety and violations and stated that 11 billion AMD (US$26.5 million) in traffic fines had been issued in the last two years based on violations caught by speed cameras.
12:28 | April 23, 2014
Concluding his speech, Abrahamyan used a play on words incorporating the name of the social movement Dem Em (I Am Against) that has been the most vociferous and active opponent of the mandatory pension system.
14:05 | April 22, 2014
According to an ARF MP Artzvik Minasyan, newly appointed Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan gave assurances that the ‘mandatory’ component of the pension system that has led to street protests in Yerevan and elsewhere would be temporarily halted.
16:30 | April 21, 2014
"My purpose is to be able to get to a level where the variety that's indigenous to Armenia will get the highest grade by international standards, and winemaking in Armenia will be able to secure its place on the map".
12:58 | April 19, 2014
Opponents of the current pension system had taken up positions near the presidential office when Abrahamyan approached and proposed that all parties sit around a table to discuss the matter.
21:59 | April 18, 2014
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan today signed a decree appointing Davit Harutyunyan (photo) as Minister - Chief of Government Staff and reappointed Armen Yeritzyan as Minister of Emergency Situations.
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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