20:14 | October 20, 2014
Croatia’s anti-corruption police (USKOK) arrested the mayor of the capital city, Zagreb, and several of the city’s top administrative officials on Oct. 19 on suspicion of corruption and abuse of power relating to the city’s municipal services company, reports Deutsche Welle.
19:36 | October 20, 2014
A delegation of the representatives for Eastern Partnership will be visiting Armenia on October 21 and 22. During their trip the Ambassadors will give a lecture at the Yerevan State University on the topic of ‘‘Strengthening of the cooperation between Armenia and EU within the framework of Eastern Partnership’’.
14:58 | October 20, 2014
Shant Harutyunyan, the event organizer was sentenced to six years imprisonment on October 17 on the charge of “hooliganism committed with a weapon or another item used as a weapon”.
22:04 | October 17, 2014
When Sondra Arquiett agreed to cooperate with government investigators investigating drug traffickers, she gave them access to her cell phone and all its contents. But could she have anticipated what they would do with it?
22:00 | October 17, 2014
A court in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Oct. 13 sentenced Muslim Umiryayev, the country’s former vice minister of agriculture, to 10 years in prison for accepting a US$ 100,000 bribe.
21:15 | October 16, 2014
The founder of Liberty Reserve, a digital currency payment processing company that prosecutors say criminals used to launder US$6 billion of illicit profits, has pleaded not guilty in the US District Court in Manhattan, according to ABC News.
21:13 | October 16, 2014
A former top executive of Zurich-based UBS AG, a Swiss financial services company, faces up to five years in prison for conspiracy to commit tax fraud if convicted in a trial that began Oct. 14 in Florida.
13:48 | October 16, 2014
The Armenian government today gave a preliminary green light for a US$200 million tailings recycling program purposed by four mining companies – Cronimet Mining, Zangezur Copper-Molybdenum Combine CJSC, VSEI Operations Group, and Alyotig LLC.
13:25 | October 16, 2014
Gevorgyan, who also serves as Armenia’s Minister of Territorial Administration, told Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan that he’s decided to leave government service to pursue a career in the private sector.
13:14 | October 16, 2014
Mutafian condemned the inequitable distribution of wealth in Armenia which favors the rich, adding that better governance would greatly improve the socio-economic situation in the country.
11:21 | October 16, 2014
Hunters who have ‘bagged’ a wolf under a $49,00 Armenian government culling program, ostensibly to maintain an healthy ecological balance of the wolf population, can now take the hides to the National Academy of Science’s Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydroecology in Yerevan every Thursday from 2pm to 6pm.
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