22:34 | January 29, 2015
The President of Uruguay, José Mujica, delivered a speech in a national radio and TV chain on January 27 to commemorate the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust, in which he described as "a real affront to humanity," and used the occasion to remember the Armenian Genocide.
17:33 | January 29, 2015
Armenia’s Kotayk Provincial Court today sentenced performance artist Vardan Petrosyan to five years imprisonment for his involvement in an October 2013 deadly road accident in which two sixteen year old boys were killed and four others were injured.
12:53 | January 29, 2015
Armenia’s Ministry of Defense reports that the body of Armenia solider Haykaz Barseghyan, was found earlier today hanging from a rope attached to the horizontal bar in the gym of a training unit in Yerevan he was assigned to.
11:29 | January 29, 2015
While the Investigative Committee (IC) has ordered a number of forensic and ballistic tests regarding the case, Hetq has learned that no psychological or psychiatric exams have been ordered as yet.
12:05 | January 28, 2015
We expressed to the Minister our serious concern about reported incursions across the Line of Contact and the Armenia-Azerbaijan border, resulting in casualties. The rise in violence that began last year must stop for confidence to be restored and progress to be made in the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process. We called on Azerbaijan to observe its commitments to a peaceful resolution of the conflict. We also call on Armenia to take all measures to reduce tensions. All sides must abide by the terms of the ceasefire agreement. Violence undermines efforts to bring about peace.
11:49 | January 28, 2015
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan today, visited the Yerablour Military Pantheon on the occasion of Army Day, a national holiday in the country. Accompanying Sargsyan to pay their respects
11:44 | January 28, 2015
The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Serbia’s Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić expressed concern at recent developments on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and the Line of Contact. “I would like to urge the sides to ensure a full ceasefire and cessation of hostilities as stipulated in the May 1994 agreement,” he said. “I deplore the upsurge in acts of violence resulting in loss of lives, and I call on the sides to demonstrate responsibility and avoid steps that would lead to further escalation.
11:16 | January 27, 2015
I recently sat down with them to discuss their thoughts on the challenges they face regarding art in the Armenian context as well as the impact they believe art can have on Armenian society
10:53 | January 27, 2015
The Artsakh Defense Army (ADA) reports that the Azerbaijani military violated the ceasefire 300 times overnight firing more than 4,500 rounds, including mortar and grenade launchers.
13:00 | January 26, 2015
Martiashvili was found guilty on January 20, 2015 for driving a truck that was found to contain 850 kilos of heroin when inspected seized at the Meghri customs house on January 17, 2014.
10:34 | January 26, 2015
The Ministry of Education and Science and the State Committee of Science refuse to publish their names without the grounds per an act of law prohibiting them from maintaining their secrecy.
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