Pashinyan, when asked to explain why he will not attend a November 23 CSTO session in Minsk, said he’s decided not to go for “various reasons”.
Melkonyan says teaching younger students is new to her, but she’s adapting to the new work environment and to life in Armenia She says everything is different, even the stones and nature.
Armenia’s parliament, by a vote of 60-22, today ratified the Rome Statute on the International Criminal Court (ICC).
The boy’s parents, along with his sister Sofia and brother Razmik, reached the Armenian border village of Kornidzor yesterday and registered as a displaced family. The queue was long, they had no place to sleep.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan today, during a Q&A parliamentary session, said he believes the National Assembly will ratify the Rome Statute on the International Criminal Court (ICC) and that it has nothing to do with Armenia-Russia relations, but rela
Vahe Makunts, who once served as an assistant to Armenian Defense Minister Suren Papikyan, started buying shares in four companies in the “sand business” in January 2023.
Getting information from government agencies has become a serious challenge for the media in Armenia.
Police today arrested former Armenian Minister of Education Armen Ashotyan on charges of abusing his official position and money laundering in a case involving Yerevan’s State Medical University.
An Armenian court today sentenced one of the two Azerbaijani soldiers caught on the outskirts of the Armenian Syunik town of Sisian last month to eleven years and six months.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan confirmed claims made by opposition Hayastan (Armenia) MP Gegham Nazaryan that the Armenian customs post along the border with Iran near the town of Meghri is poorly managed and filthy.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered the Armenian government to pay €50,000 in damages to the mother of Tigran Ohanjanyan, who died in 2007 while serving in the Armenian Army.
Armenia’s Corruption Court is reviewing a petition filed by the country’s Prosecutor General Office (PGO) to seize millions of dollars of property and cash from former prime minister Hovik Abrahamyan.
Armenian Foreign Affairs Ararat Mirzoyan, during a parliamentary Q&A session today, reiterated the Pashinyan administration’s view that peace and stability in the region can only be achieved if the rights and security of Nagorno-Karabakh Armenians ar
Sixty-nine pro-government Civil Contract MPs voted in favor of Manasyan, who had been serving as Deputy Prosecutor General. Opposition MPs boycotted the vote.
Mirzoyan also said Armenia is not negotiating on an Azerbaijani demand that checkpoints be established on the Lachin Corridor.
Pashinyan, at today’s parliamentary Q&A session, prefaced his remarks by noting the devastating fire at Yerevan’s Surmalu Market that killed sixteen and injured scores of others.
Armenia’s Prosecutor General’s Office (PGO) summoned family members of former Yerevan State University Rector Aram Simonyan for questioning regarding the financial source of certain properties they own.
Melkonyan says the court also received 160 civil cases, 26 of which related to confiscation of property of illegal origin.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), in a decision released on January 24, says Armenia was responsible for the 2010 death of detainee Slavik Voskanyan and has obligated the Armenian government to pay EUR 20,000 to his wife.
Armenia’s Prosecutor General’s Office (PGO) has summoned Archbishop Navasard Kjoyan, Vicar General of the Araratian Pontifical Diocese, for questioning regarding the legality of some of his possessions.
The Armenian National Assembly, by a vote of 57-0, today adopted a statement calling on the international community to condemn Azerbaijan’s blocking of the Lachin Corridor and the cutting off the natural gas supply.
Armenia’s Prosecutor General’s Office (PGO) has filed a request with a local Yerevan court to seize 681.9 million drams (US$1.730 million) from Arsen Avetisyan, director of the defunct Air Armenia company, charging him with embezzling the money paid
Surprisingly, while the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs turned down the request in June, the Armenian Prosecutor General’s Office (PGO) claims it only was informed of the decision recently, via the Armenian Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Armenia’s Anti-Corruption Committee has launched a criminal probe based on an October 6 article revealing that the family of former Armenian Minister of Health Arsen Torosyan has launched a new fish farm in Ghazaravan, a village in Armenia’s Aragatzo
The family of former Armenian Minister of Health Arsen Torosyan has launched a new fish farm in Ghazaravan, a village in Armenia’s Aragatzotn Province.
At a parliamentary Q&A session today, PM Nikol Pashinyan said his government wants to sign a peace treaty with Azerbaijan by year’s end and is working towards this.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered the Armenian government to pay damages to the family of a man who was conscripted into military service in 2009 while suffering from serious health problems.
The Armenian National Assembly today, by a vote of 65-0, elected Vahagn Hovakimyan to replace outgoing Central Electoral Commission Chairman Tigran Mukuchyan.
67 of the parliament’s 107 MPs cast ballots in today’s vote. All 67 Civil Contract MPs voted in favor of Andreasyan and Tumanyants.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan today announced that he is going to Prague to attend a summit of the European Political Community (EPC).
Teachers at Armenia’s Armavir Regional College have been on strike since September 8, demanding the resignation of the college’s director Angin Arshakyan.
A criminal investigation in Armenia in the death of ten people from alcohol poisoning in Armavir, in August 2020, continues.
It’s an expensive proposition that most farmers can’t implement on their own.
Thirty rural communities in Armenia’s Armavir province displayed the fruit of their labors, apricots and apricot products, at a first ever festival dedicated to Prunus armeniaca that took place today outside the community hall in the town of Metzamor
"There is a need to develop new irrigation schemes to adapt to today. In Soviet times, we had only about 900 water users. Today, the number is 220,000.
The AC said its study shows that the Ministry of Health mismanaged the planning process to handle the epidemic and that its financial oversight of state funds was lacking.
Armenia’s Commission for the Prevention of Corruption (CPC), one of the key institutions in the country in the fight against corruption, surprisingly does not have the authority to cooperate with similar agencies in other countries.
The eighteen either lack satisfactory educators, curriculum, or proper building ownership documentation.
The total number of inmates, including pre-trial detainees, in Armenia on January 31, 2021 numbered 1,967 according to the Council of Europe’s SPACE/2021 report that looks at penal institutions and prison populations in CoE member states.
Armenia’s Ministry of Economy says it doesn’t know what impact western financial sanctions on Russia will have on Armenia’s agriculture.
23,500 saplings were planted last spring in Armenia’s Armavir Province. 90% of them have already withered and died.
The churchyard soon fills up. Parents, holding flowers, visit their sons’ grave. They speak with difficulty. They say that today is not a day to speak, that they must listen to the ones they have lost.
It took the Armenian Ministry of Defense 47 days to reject a Hetq request to provide information on the people killed and gone missing during last year’s Karabakh war.
The 7th century St. Grigor Church (Arouch Temple), in Armenia’s Aragatzotn Province, features the largest of the early medieval domed vaults still standing in the country.
The mayors of four communities (Artashavan, Otevan, Hatsashen, Dashtadem) in Armenia’s Aragatzotn Province resigned following the June 20 snap parliamentary election.
Shahmiram village council member Alikhan Aliyan was one of those seated in the square. It was a chore to get him to talk. He stressed that the village has no grievances from the government.
Residents of twelve Armavir province communities blocked the Armavir Yerevan roadway today to protest the lack of irrigation water for the past six days.
Marukyan, who is running for the post of prime minister, told reporters that his party, according to poll data, will come in third in the election and will again be represented in the National Assembly.
Former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan, who heads the Hayastan (Armenia) slate in this month’s early parliamentary election, declared 980 million AMD ($1.889 million) and US$1.927 million in cash holdings as of June 5, 2021.