12:20 | May 23, 2013
Ashot Mirzoyan, President of the Consumers’ Assistance Center, today told reporters that the only way to avoid a gas price hike would be for the nation en-masse to not pay their utility bills.
11:56 | May 23, 2013
After being grilled by MPs yesterday regarding on-again, off again, construction at Yerevan’s Pak Shouka (Closed Market), RA Minister of urban Construction Samvel Tadevosyan visited the site.
22:01 | May 22, 2013
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has opened an investigation into Swedish multinational Ericsson’s business practices in Romania. The investigation is related to allegations made by a former Ericsson employee that the company used an approved slush-fund to pay off Romanian officials and decision makers to win contracts. OCCRP published an in-depth story revealing the controversy in March 2013.
21:59 | May 22, 2013
New details have emerged regarding TeliaSonera’s alleged dealings with Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of Uzbek dictator Islam Karimov. Documents obtained by Swedish Television (SVT) allege the direct involvement of Gulnara Karimova in the establishment of a protection scheme designed to shield TeliaSonera from customs and tax authorities in return for millions of dollars in kickbacks to Karimova.
16:20 | May 22, 2013
An Istanbul court has sentenced Turkish-Armenian writer Sevan Nişanyan to 58 weeks imprisonment for allegedly offending the Prophet Muhammad in a blog post, according to today’s Hurriyet Daily News.
00:03 | May 22, 2013
In a welcome move, four members of the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced a resolution that advocates a new approach for the pursuit of Armenian rights in Congress, going beyond genocide recognition.
16:52 | May 21, 2013
Russian interior ministry officers busted an underground sweatshop where more than 100 Chinese citizens produced counterfeit Chanel shoes in deplorable conditions, JustMedia reported on Monday.
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