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Death toll in Tehran terror attacks rises to 17
The number of casualties from the twin attacks in the Iranian capital has grown from 16 to 17 people dead, IRNA reported. Gunmen and suicide bombers on Wednesday carried out attacks on Iran’s parliament and the mausoleum of revolutionary founder Ruhollah Khomeini in capital city Tehran, injuring 52 people. The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for these attacks.
2017-06-08 17:41:59
Armenia official: Visa cancelation for Qatar has nothing to do with politics
The cancelation of visas for the citizens of Qatar is not connected with politics, but tourism. Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan told the aforesaid to reporters, after Thursday’s Cabinet meeting of the government of Armenia. Qatar is a country that views Armenia as a promising tourism market. “And as to why several Islamic countries are breaking relations with Qatar is another matter; unrelated to ours,” Kocharyan added. “Qatar, being a Sunni country, nonethe...
2017-06-08 16:03:39
Armenian contract serviceman found hanged in military unit
The investigation has been launched in the fourth garrison unit of Armenia's General Military Investigative Department into the death of non-commissioned officer Melik Khachatryan. At about 3:30 pm on Thursday, the Investigative Committee received information on discovering the contract soldier, noncommissioned officer Melik Khachatryan (born in 1981) hanged in the protection area of N military unit of the Armenian Defense Ministry. A letter was also found out at the scene. A forensic examinat...
2017-06-02 15:42:13
Media freedom in volatile environments
The Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media will bring together over 200 international experts and journalists, government officials and diplomats, civil society representatives and academics for an upcoming conference on Media Freedom in Volatile Environments. The conference is being organized in the context of the current multitude of imminent pressures and obstacles that threaten to limit media freedom and freedom of expression throughout the OSCE region, in particular in re...
2017-06-02 15:11:58
Turkish court finally accepts new indictment in Dink murder case
An Istanbul court has finally accepted a prosecutor’s third indictment into the murder of Hrant Dink in which 51 suspects, including the US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, former prosecutor Zekeriya Öz and former daily Zaman Editor-in-Chief Ekrem Dumanlı, are accused of murdering the prominent Armenian-Turkish journalist, Dogan News Agency reported May 29. The Istanbul 14th Court of Serious Crimes launched proceedings in the new indictment after twice returning it to prosecut...
2017-05-30 16:15:04
Layoff Is Expected in Administration of Parliament
A layoff of the staff of the National Assembly is expected. We have learned that the process will start soon. The National Assembly administration is known to be overstaffed and most MPs have several assistants and advisors. There are a lot of experts. In the first place, the assistants and advisors will be terminated.There are 800 staff members. The administration was enlarged during the previous convocation.
2017-05-24 21:34:29
Armenian and Artsakh FM's hold discussion
YEREVAN. - Foreign Minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian on Thursday met with his Artsakh counterpart Karen Mirzoyan. During the meeting, reference was made to the meeting between the foreign minister of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan in Moscow last week. The ministers also discussed a number of issues related to the cooperation between the two ministries.
2017-05-04 21:57:16
Armenia MFA: Azerbaijan violates OSCE principles and commitments on daily basis
Due to its extremely destructive stance Azerbaijan has found itself in a total isolation, Spokesman for the Armenian MFA, Tigran Balayan, told the aforementioned to Armenian News – NEWS.am, referring to the recent discussions at the OSCE Permanent Council on OSCE Office in Yerevan. “Due to its extremely destructive stance Azerbaijan finds itself in a total isolation. OSCE Chairmanship, participating States, Secretariat support activities of the OSCE Office in Yerevan, and it is sole...
2017-05-04 21:49:51
Armenian PM discusses prospects of tourism industry
Armenian Prime Minister of Armenia Karen Karapetyan chaired a meeting to discuss tourism development in Armenia. The development model for Jermuk resort presented by the Center for Strategic Initiatives was discussed, premier's press office said. The participants also exchanged thoughts on extending the tourist season in Armenia with the help of new resorts and expanded services of the existing ones.
2017-05-03 19:51:15
Azerbaijani side fired towards Armenia's Tavush province
The adversary violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between the Karabakh and Azerbaijani opposing forces about 45 times, from late Tuesday night to early Wednesday morning. During this time the Azerbaijani armed forces fired more than 640 shots toward the position-holders of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR) Defense Army, and with different-caliber shooting weapons, the defense army informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. But the Artsakh defense army vanguard units mos...
2017-05-03 16:23:24
Russia MOD delegation visits Armenia
News.am stresses: A delegation from the Ministry of Defense (MOD) of Russia on Tuesday arrived in Armenia, and along the lines of the 2017 cooperation program between the MODs of  the two countries.  Draft of the Armenian-Russian interstate agreement on the activities—in Armenia—of the Russian MOD Military Police agencies, and functions of the military police units are planned to be discussed during this visit, the MOD of Armenia informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
2017-05-03 14:18:05
CEC Has Received Waivers of Parliament Mandates
Several members of the Republican Party and the Armenian Revolutionary federation have submitted their waivers of parliament mandates to the Central Electoral Commission, the spokesperson for the Central Electoral Commission Hermineh Harutiunyan told Armenpress. Harutiunyan did not answer the question on how many such submissions there were but she noted that the Commission will meet on May 3, and the names of these candidates will be known. The CEC will draw up a report after the meeting.
2017-05-03 14:15:11
Armenia President: Political discourse with Serbia has become quite active
Serbia’s new Ambassador to Armenia, Dušan Spasojević—whose diplomatic residence is in the Greek capital city of Athens, on Wednesday presented his credentials to President Serzh Sargsyan. Armenian News-NEWS.am has learned from the press office of the President that Sargsyan congratulated the diplomat on his appointment, wished him success, and expressed the hope that Spasojević will further strengthen the friendship between the Armenian and Serbian peoples and contribute to t...
2017-04-19 16:00:00
Georgia highly appreciates Armenian premier’s approaches to joint implementation...
Georgia highly appreciates the approaches of the Armenian premier to the joint implementation of particular programs, Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze said Tuesday as met with Karen Karapetyan, Armenian prime minister, in Yerevan. The press office of the Armenian government reports that Janelidze confirmed the Georgian prime minister’s interest in putting arrangements with the Armenian side into reality and said that the Georgian side is already taking certain steps in this dir...
2017-04-19 15:55:00
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