21:23 | March 7, 2014
Guatemalan President Otto Perez has approved the extradition to the United States of Waldemar Lorenzana, alias “El Patriarca” (The Patriarch), who was arrested in 2011 on drug trafficking charges.
15:08 | March 7, 2014
After staging a protest outside the Ministry of Finance in Yerevan in opposition to the mandatory pension system, the crowd is now headed towards the downtown police headquarters to demand the release of those earlier detained.
13:36 | March 7, 2014
Voicing their opposition to the mandatory pension system in Armenia, several hundred protesters pushed their way to the front of the Ministry of Finance despite the best efforts of a sizeable police presence.
12:49 | March 7, 2014
A citizen of the UK, Roy Harrison was unable to purchase property when he moved to Armenia nearly 20 years ago. So he asked his co-worker and translator, Zhirayr Zabounyan, to buy property in Tzaghkadzor in his name. Despite investing over 60 million AMD and living in the house all this time, the UK national was unable to prove in court that the house belongs to him. Zabounyan effectively claimed the property after all this time.
12:11 | March 7, 2014
The Bucharest Court of Appeal Tuesday handed down jail sentences for eight executives and management officials, who were found guilty of tax evasion, and money laundering involving the transfer of football players between international football clubs.
Articles On the Road to Araxavan
14:32 | March 6, 2014
The installation of radio repeater equipment along the northern border greatly improves the communications capabilities of the ABG between its patrols, outposts and regional command facilities. Night vision devices provided by the project enhance the ABG’s capacity to operate around the clock.
14:06 | March 6, 2014
As Kiev burned last month, the upheaval didn’t stop a prominent Ukrainian businessman close to now-deposed President Victor Yanukovych from establishing a new business in Romania.
13:45 | March 6, 2014
The Armenian government claims that the July 2013 introduction of new sales register machines in commercial operations with sales of 500 million AMD or more has led to an increase in declared revenues.
17:07 | March 5, 2014
86 year-old Souren Abovyan assures me that his ‘kamancha’ (bowed string instrument) not only plays beautifully but ‘speaks’. And because the ‘naughty’ instrument is ‘upset’, Souren says the instrument will only speak to its master.
16:54 | March 5, 2014
A small group of citizens staged a protest outside the Russian Embassy in Yerevan today, calling on Moscow to halt its aggressive military action in Ukraine and to stop its ‘blackmail politics’.
16:28 | March 5, 2014
Before today’s scheduled friendly match between the national football squads of Armenia and Russia, supporters of both countries met in a match of their own in the Krasnodar University gymnasium.
15:12 | March 5, 2014
Prosecutors in Colombia have issued a warrant for a high-ranking army official who stands accused of leading a ring that sold military weapons to narco-paramilitary group the Urabeños, highlighting a common source of weapons for armed groups across the region.
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