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Bright Armenia faction demands finance minister’s resignation

2019.04.17 19:14 GMT

Bright Armenia faction demands the resignation of Armenia’s finance minister Atom Janjughazyan. Head of the faction Edmon Marukyan said that to the faction's inquiry about the structural changes in the government, the minister gave “offensive responses.”

Arrested deputy head of Armenian Ministry of Health dismissed from his post

2019.04.15 17:07 GMT

The Deputy head of the Armenian Ministry of Health, Arsen Davtyan, was dismissed from his post. A relevant decree was signed by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Vestnik Kavkaza reports.

Robert Kocharyan to remain in custody

2019.04.11 19:08 GMT

The Yerevan Court of Appeals ruled to extend the custody of former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan, who is charged with overthrowing the constitutional order in 2008, prosecutor Petros Petrosyan said.

Fire breaks out at Armenia's Parliament building

2019.04.04 17:09 GMT

A fire broke out in the office of the Armenian Parliament building today at 1:38 pm, according to the press service of the republic's Ministry of Emergency Situations.

Pashinyan dismisses three officials

2019.04.03 16:12 GMT

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan issued a decree dismissing his staff member Alexander Mkhitaryan as a person in charge of the PM’s protocol.

Son kills his mother in Yerevan

2019.04.02 19:10 GMT

The body of the 49-year woman was found in Yerevan, Armenian Investigative Committee’s press service reported today.

Director of Chambarak forestry segment of ArmForest suspected of embezzling $7200

2019.03.29 17:49 GMT

Director of Chambarak forestry segment of ArmForest government non-commercial organization is suspected of pocketing AMD 3.5 million ($7,200), the press office of the Armenian Police Department reported.

Woman killed in Yerevan road accident

2019.03.28 18:00 GMT

One person died and three others were injured after a major road accident in Yerevan, Armenian media reported.

Gyumri school principal arrested in suspicion of bribery, misconduct

2019.03.27 17:42 GMT

The principal of the #27 public school of Armenia's Gyumri has been arrested on suspicion of bribery and misconduct amid an ongoing criminal investigation, the Investigative Committee said in a news release, according to Armenpress.

Armenia citizen tries to smuggle watches and ring worth 5 mln rub into Russia

2019.03.26 12:22 GMT

Armenian citizen has been detained at Moscow Sheremetyevo airport during the customs control of the Los Angeles - Moscow flight, Russian Customs Service's website reported.

Another "revolution" in Yerevan: soft drink producers protest

2019.03.18 16:10 GMT

Representatives of Armenian companies that are engaged in the production of soft drinks staged a protest outside the government building in Yerevan today.

Karabakh occupant dies at Armenia’s northeastern border zone

2019.03.13 16:11 GMT

An Armenian serviceman died at the republic's northeastern border zone while performing his duties, spokesman of the Armenian defense ministry Artsrun Hovhannisyan said, according to Vestnik Kavkaza.

Fellow serviceman suspected in killing conscript in Karabakh arrested

2019.03.12 16:48 GMT

A criminal case has been filed over the death of conscript Karen Karapetyan on March 12 at about 6.50 a.m. in one of the military units located in occupied Nagorno Karabakh, head of Investigative Committee’s public relations department Naira Harutyunyan told

SIS submits new petition on prolonging Kocharyan’s arrest

2019.03.12 16:09 GMT

Special Investigation Service has submitted a petition to prolong the arrest of Armenia’s second president Robert Kocharyan for another two months, reports.

Two killed in car accident on Yerevan-Ashtarak highway

2019.03.11 15:26 GMT

Two people were killed, another three received different injuries after a car accident on Yerevan-Ashktarak highway yesterday

Russian soldier stabbed in Gyumri

2019.03.09 11:46 GMT

A serviceman of the 102nd Russian Military Base in Gyumri, Armenia, was stabbed Friday during an argument that had turned into a brawl.

Bus drivers on strike in Yerevan

2019.03.07 19:05 GMT

A group of bus drivers went on labor strike in Yerevan this morning to protest the installation of video surveillance cameras in public transport.

Two Armenia nationals arrested in Istanbul as murder suspects

2019.02.26 18:48 GMT

Two Armenian nationals who are suspected of conspiracy to murder of Turkey citizen were arrested in Istanbul, according to

Time to say “good-bye” will also come: Sharmazanov to Pashinyan

2019.02.23 11:58 GMT

The spokesperson for the Republican party Eduard Sharmazanov referred to the PM in his Facebook post, saying that there was a time when journalist and then MP Pashinyan was criticizing the Armenian authorities from the right and left for not keeping the promises and making contradicting statements.

Zhamanak: No foreign and domestic investments in Armenia even after elections

2019.02.22 18:55 GMT

The paper says the parliamentary elections have passed but no foreign and domestic investments have been made in Armenia.

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