Demonstrators rallied outside the German Embassy in Yerevan today, demanding a face-to-face meeting with German Ambassador to Armenia Michael Banzhaf regarding the situation in the Karabakh conflict zone.
About one hundred people gathered in front of the US Embassy in Yerevan today and demanded that the United States recognize Artsakh's independence.
Women and children from Artsakh, now taking refuge in Armenia, gathered in front of the United Nations Office in Yerevan today to demand that the international community pressure Baku and Ankara to stop the war.
Several extra-parliamentary political forces in Armenia have adopted a joint statement on the situation in Artsakh that calls for the establishment of an emergency national "command center" to manage military/political issues during the ongoing fight
Dozens rallied in front of the United Nations (UN) office in Yerevan today, October 16, to protest the international community’s failure to stop Azerbaijan's war against Artsakh.
"The Thessaloniki Council stands in solidarity with the Armenian people, with whom we are connected by strong and long-standing historical ties, the martyrdom history of the Genocide of Greeks, Armenians and Assyrians by the Kemalist regime and the s
A group of French doctors arrived in Yerevan today, at the invitation of French-Armenian doctor Leon Khachatryan, to treat wounded Armenian servicemen and civilians in Artsakh. They are in Armenia.
The two Le Monde journalists wounded from Azerbaijani artillery shelling in the Artsakh town of Martouni yesterday are now being treated at Yerevan’s Erebouni Medical Center.
French Ambassador to Armenia Jonathan Lacôte was on hand today at Yerevan’s Erebouni Medical Center to welcome the two Le Monde journalists wounded in Artsakh yesterday when they and their escort staff were caught in a round of Azerbaijani shelling.
The journalist with a bloody face was Allan Kaval, who was taken to the Stepanakert hospital for surgery. His condition is listed as extremely serious.
Zaven Ovsyan, the brother of Shirak Deputy Prosecutor Artyom Ovsyan, has filed a preliminary environmental impact assessment (EIA) application for the construction of a multifunctional residential complex in Yerevan’s Dalma Gardens.
Many believe that assigning Yerevan’s urban planning duties to just one person is an outdated concept that needs rethinking.
While law enforcement agencies in Armenia are busy investigating Hetq's articles on sold lands and construction in Yerevan’s Dalma Gardens, a former Yerevan municipal official is trying to sell his land, acquired at a 2012 auction at just above the a
Karen Kamalyan has filed a lawsuit against the Yerevan Municipality over a 1,600 square meter plot of land in the city’s Dalma Gardens that the family has tended for almost thirty years.
Following today’s police raid on his house, Prosperous Armenia Party head Gagik Tsarukyan grabbed a megaphone and, standing in his courtyard, declared that he was being subjected to government sponsored intimidation.
Police early today arrived at the house of Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) head Gagik Tsarukyan and, according to PAP MPs, searched the businessman’s home.
Last year, the Investigative Journalists (IJ) NGO wrote to the Institute, requesting that it hand over decisions the board of trustees had made over the past nine years.
Due to the spread of the novel coronavirus in Armenia, the government today declared a state of emergency in the country from 6:30 pm today to 14:00 pm on April 14.
Twenty confirmed COVID-20 cases have been confirmed in Armenia.
Armenia’s Prosecutor General’s Office has initiated litigation to return forested lands, illegally privatized over the years, in Tzaghkadzor and adjacent communities returned to their rightful municipal owners
The Investigative Journalists NGO and the Alikhanyan National Science Laboratory (Physics Institute) have failed to reach a settlement in a case involving the payment of money for the disclosure of information from a publicly funded institution.
“We plan to build a smaller kindergarten corresponding to the needs of the 21st century that will be furnished with all the amenities to house the 150 children we estimate,” he said.
Hetq wrote that while the company was obligated to plant 500 trees after the plant had been finished, it hadn’t done so.
On the initiative of the NAS Science Development Foundation, a multi-apartment building is being built in Yerevan for researchers and scientists. Many have refused to participate in the project because they have problems with the contract conditions.
During an event dedicated to employees of Armenia’s Special Investigative Service (SIS), which was attended by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, SIS Director Sasun Khachatryan listed a number of recent achievements of his agency and referred to crimina
One of the factors contributing to the effectiveness of the governance system is paying living wages to civil service employees and government officials.
While there are many desiccated pines in Stepanavan forestry, it appears that the problem has spread to other provinces in Armenia.
During his tenure as Minister of Territorial Administration, in 2007, Hovik Abrahamyan acquired his 5.7 and 1.5 hectares of Dilijan community land through his driver.
Servicemen do not get toothpaste, a toothbrush, bath accessories, shaving foam, a razor and so on. How soldiers are expected to get by without these items is anybody’s guess.
Khachatryan is demanding that the Ministry of Defense pays him the severance package he claims he’s entitled to, as well as overtime compensation for working Saturdays.
Hetq has started to investigate leasing contracts of state-owned forest lands in Armenia.
Hetq continues exploring the issue of closed kindergartens in Yerevan and the owners of their sites.
A Yerevan man threatened to set himself on fire outside the Government Building in Yerevan if a garden plot he has tended for years in the Armenian capital is bulldozed by a company linked to former Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan
There are also different organizations and individuals leasing real estate of currently operating kindergartens in Yerevan, leaving many children waiting for spots to attend preschool.
Hetq continues to focus on the stories of Yerevan’s closed kindergartens. This time, we present the stories of more than two dozen kindergartens closed in Yerevan’s Malatia-Sebastia, Ajapnyak and Davtashen administrative districts.
Since Armenia's independence in 1991, 14 public kindergartens have been liquidated and closed in Yerevan’s Kentron District.
While no formal criminal charges have been filed against former Armenian Chief of Police Vladimir Gasparyan ever since Hetq broke the story last August that he somehow finagled the purchase of a home in Yerevan for $200,000 when its market value at t
Armenia’s National Assembly is debating a bill that would severely curtail the operation of betting establishments in the country.
Im Kayl (My Step) MP Sisak Gabrielyan, in a Facebook post, writes that the Voskerichian family will be able to receive their household goods, now stored in a Yerevan customs warehouse, without paying the $16,000 fee demanded by customs officials.
Iskhan Vosgerichian, who moved to Armenia from Lebanon with his family in 2016, is in a bit of a quandary with customs officials.
Armenia’s Investigative Committee has launched a criminal case in which several former government officials are charged with exploiting the power of their office to privatize more than fifty hectares of land․
Due to a government decision in 2007, Armenia’s Hrazdan community was provided with 14 hectares of forest area in Hrazdan Forestry, which had been a specially protected area before. In the same year, the area was put up at auction with different lots
The World Bank says it sees no conflict of interest in the fact that the Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) gave a UD$35,000 to Irrigate LLC, a company founded by Armenian Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan.
The grant application, submitted to the Agricultural Development Fund, was signed on 14 February 2018 by Tigran Avinyan himself. At that time, Tigran Avinyan was a member of the Yerevan City Council and the director of the company.
The PGO investigated the matter on the basis of an August 24 Hetq article stating that while Surik Khachatryan has been building a three-story house, on 2,000 square meters of land owned by him in Yerevan, for more than 10 years, he got a construction license only recently, on June 8, 2018.
Late last night Yerevan Police detained one member and one supporter of the Zharankutyun (Heritage) political party who were caught attempting to paint the name of the party on Baghramyan Avenue, near the National Assembly.
Armenia’s Prosecutor General’s Office says it's taking a look at the details appearing in an August 24 Hetq article charging former Syunik Governor Surik Khachatryan with building a private house in Yerevan with no construction permit.
On September 3, the Special Investigation Service (SIS) of Armenia launched a criminal case based on Hetq’s article “Undue Influence? Former Armenian Police Chief Snatches $3 Million Yerevan House for a Mere $200K”, on the purchase of a private house by ex-Chief of Police Vladimir Gasparyan.
Construction permit was given for a house which was already built.