The family moved from Beirut to Armenia years ago. Paulo is a jeweler by profession, but still hasn’t found work in Armenia.
Armenian law enforcement agencies have launched an investigation into a financial pyramid scheme that defrauded hundreds in the country.
Nver and Mikayel were killed when Azerbaijani forces shelled the village during their assault on Artsakh. The body of Mikael was brought out the day of the attack.
Three Armenian soldiers who died on September 19 in Karabakh fighting advancing Azerbaijani troops were laid to rest today at Yerevan’s Yerablur Military Cemetery.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan believes there will be no Armenians left in Nagorno Karabakh given Azerbaijan’s policy of ethnic cleansing.
Pashinyan said all diplomatic efforts are underway to get much needed humanitarian aid to Karabakh, noting that trucks carrying assistance from Armenia and those sent by France remain parked at the entrance to the Lachin Corridor.
The position of the Republic of Armenia remains the same. Issues related to the rights and security of the Armenians of Nagorno-Karabakh should be addressed through the Baku-Stepanakert dialogue within the framework of the international mechanism.
Russian peacekeepers used an armored vehicle today to remove a group of Artsakh activists who yesterday blocked the entrance to a base used by the peacekeepers in the town of Ivanyan (Khojaly) in Nagorno Karabakh’s Askeran province.
“I hope to record progress in peace treaty negotiations during the meeting,” Pashinyan said at a government cabinet session.
Exports from Armenia to Russia increased by 187% in 2022 when compared to 2021, with reexports from third countries amounting to more than half.
Residents of Yerevan’s Firdus neighborhood protested outside the Government Building today claiming the compensation they’ve been offered for their homes is far less than the market value.
Mirzoyan, at a joint session of the country’s parliamentary standing committees, said Yerevan has no mandate from Karabakh Armenians to negotiate on their behalf.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashnyan, during a parliamentary discussion on this year’s budget, ruled out any signing of a peace treaty with Azerbaijan anytime soon.
Armenian National Assembly Deputy Speaker Hakob Arshakyan, during a briefing with reporters today, said the rights and security of Artsakh Armenians should be included in a peace treaty that Armenia signs with Azerbaijan.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, when pressed by reporters during a press conference today confessed that his government recognizes Nagorno Karabakh as a part of Azerbaijan.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, during a press conference today, again hinted that Armenia may pull out of the Russian-led CSTO military alliance.
The illegal blocking of the Lachin Corridor is another manifestation of Azerbaijan's policy of escalation, which once again highlights the legitimate need for an international presence in Nagorno-Karabakh and the Lachin Corridor.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan described today’s Azerbaijani artillery and mortar attack near the village of Sotk as an attempt by Baku to scuttle the scheduled May 14 meeting in Brussels between him and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
Armenian opposition MP Gegham Manukyan (ARF) believes any peace deal that Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan signs with Baku will not guarantee peace, but wull open the door for further Armenian capitulations.
Mkrtchyan participated in the first Artsakh war, was seriously injured, and died in 1999. He’s buried at Yerablur.
On May 9, 1992, Armenian forces captured the fortress town of Shushi. Azerbaijan retook the town in the 2020 war.
On August 20, 2017, the body of Armenian Army Captain Andranik Mkrtchyan, serving in the Meghri military unit, was found with a gunshot wound to his jaw.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, at a cabinet session today, accused Baku of pursuing a policy of ethnically cleansing Karabakh of its Armenian population, pointing to the recent installation of a checkpoint along the Lachin Corridor as proof.
Armenia will provide an interstate loan of 3.5 billion drams (US$9.1m) to the Republic of Artsakh as additional funding aimed at alleviating social challenges created in the territory of Nagorno Karabakh in the post-war period.
The Armenian government has approved a draft law allowing women to volunteer for military service for a six-month period.
The Armenian government today approved a proposal to establish a state-owned historical-cultural reserve in the village of Lusarat (Khor Virap) designed to protect the site of the ancient Armenian capital of Artashat (Artaxata).
Funds will also be used to strengthen equality, promote human capital development, and bolster the country’s anti-corruption efforts.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, at a government cabinet session today, said his government is committed to signing a peace treaty with Azerbaijan despite Baku’s continued blockade of the Lachin Corridor and Ilham Aliyev’s warmongering rhetoric.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan today reiterated his call for an international fact-finding mission in Karabakh, arguing that Baku’s propaganda machine is laying the groundwork for a large-scale attack on the country.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan today stressed the immediate need to send an international fact-finding mission to Nagorno Karabakh and the Lachin Corridor to prevent Baku from continuing its policy to ethnically cleanse the region of Armenians.
Armenia has sent 157.8 million AMD (US$403,000) worth of food and bedding to Turkey and Syria following last week’s earthquake that devasted parts of southern Turkey and northwestern Syria.
On April 16, 1923, the Soviet Armenian government established the Armenian State Committee of Cinema. In March 1924, the first Armenian film studio, Armenfilm (Hayfilm), was established in Yerevan.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, at today’s government cabinet session, said the country’s three-point drop in the 2022 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index is unacceptable and alarming.
Traders at Yerevan’s Malatia street market say its closure today due to fire safety violations will throw hundreds out of work.
Armenia’s Prosecutor General Anna Vardapetyan today announced that the first person has been arrested following the January 19 fire in military barracks that killed fifteen soldiers.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashiyan, at today’s government cabinet session, said the 46-day closure of the Lachin Corridor and Azerbaijan’s periodic disruption of the natural gas pipeline has deprived thousands of Artsakh pupils and students from getting an e
Lilit and Armen Karapetyan are buried side by side in the family cemetery.
"We will have football schools conforming to international standards. There will also be girls' football teams," said Armenian Education, Science, Culture and Sports Minister Zhanna Andreasyan.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, at a government cabinet session today, once again criticized Russian peacekeepers in Karabakh for inaction to resolve the Lachin Corridor impasse, adding that Yerevan must continue to work with Russia and others to “preve
The Armenian government today approved an eight billion AMD (US$ 20.2 million) loan to the Artsakh government at an annual rate of 0.01% with a maturity date of January 1, 2026.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan, at today’s government cabinet session, said yesterday’s CSTO Collective Security Council session in Yerevan was “positive” even though it failed to reach a joint statement regarding Azerbaijani aggression against Armenia.
Armenia will receive €200 million in loans, €100m each from the Agence française de développement, AFD) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) in a project designed improve public fiscal management and develop financial and capital markets in Armenia.
Pointing to a 14.6% increase in September’s economic activity index, Pashinyan said the country will maintain an average 7% economic growth rate for 2019-2022.
The European Union will grant €10 million to Armenia to reform the country’s police and to establish a ministry of internal affairs.
The money will be spent to install a modern ventilation system, replace furniture, tableware and outdated cooking equipment and refrigerators.
The Armenian government will reimburse some of the medical costs of those injured in the August 14 fire and explosion at Yerevan’s Surmalu Market.
David started his service in July of 2021. He was serving in Etchmiadzin but was later transferred to Kapan. September 24 would have been his 24th birthday.
Asryan made the claim to ambassadors accredited in Armenia who are now in Jermuk to see what the town looks like following this week’s Azerbaijani military attack.
Azerbaijani military units have advanced to a position four and a half kilometers from the Armenian town of Jermuk, this according to Head of the Armenian Armed Forces General Staff Edward Asryan.