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Number of corruption related crimes increases in Armenia

2018.12.13 16:31 GMT

The number of reported economic and corruption-related crimes in Armenia grew in the first 10 months of this year, according to the Armenian National Statistical Committee.

Explosion at Armenia natural gas station leaves one injured

2018.12.13 06:09 GMT

One person was injured after an explosion Wednesday at a compressed natural gas station in Armenia, according to news.am.

Two people and child die in fire in Armenia’s Stepanavan

2018.12.11 17:44 GMT

Three people, including a child, have died this morning in a fire in Stepanavan, Armenia's Ministry of Emergency Situations reported.

Russian soldier detained in Armenia on suspicion of killing woman

2018.12.11 17:18 GMT

A soldier of the Russian military base in Gyumri was detained on suspicion of killing a local resident.

Kocharyan to be arrested again

2018.12.07 19:56 GMT

Armenia’s Court of Appeals has upheld the judgment of a lower court on remanding Armenia’s former president Robert Kocharyan, his attorney Hayk Alumyan said.

Serzh Sargsyan's nephew detained in Prague

2018.12.07 17:43 GMT

The son of Serzh Sargsyan’s brother, Alexander Sargsyan’s son, was detained in the Czech Republic.

Employees at Armenian state institutions to lose their jobs

2018.12.06 16:14 GMT

Hundreds of employees at Armenia’s state-governing institutions will lose their jobs after the early parliamentary elections, the Zhamanak newspaper reports.

Zakharova: Remarks by Armenian PM's spokesperson trigger concern

2018.12.05 18:03 GMT

The statement of the spokesperson for Armenian acting PM is not true, a diplomatic source in Moscow told Tert.am.

Armenia's North-South highway: French construction supervisor charged with swindling $1.9m

2018.12.05 20:22 GMT

Armenia’s Prosecutor General’s Office has issued a report claiming that AMD 23.6 billion (($48.7 million) was squandered in the construction of the North-South Road Corridor between 2009 and 2018.

CJSC MetsamorEnergoAtom to be terminated

2018.11.30 17:57 GMT

The Government of Armenia has approved a decision to vote in favor for dissolution of CJSC MetsamorEnergoAtom during the company’s general meeting of shareholders, Armenpress reports.

Armenia acting Culture Minister to be dismissed - media

2018.11.24 20:21 GMT

Armenia’s acting Minister of Culture Lilit Makunts will be dismissed in the near future, media reported.

Pashinyan talks relative calmness on contact line of Azerbaijani, Armenian troops

2018.11.20 18:43 GMT

Relative calmness on the contact line between the Azerbaijani and Armenian troops is a result of agreements reached between the leaders of the two countries in Dushanbe, acting prime minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, said at a press conference Nov. 20, Armenian media reported.

Serzh Sargsyan applies for 'presidential' pension - media

2018.11.20 15:45 GMT

Ex-Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan applied recently to the social security service for pension.

Armenia former ranking security official arrested again

2018.11.15 17:35 GMT

Armenia’s former ranking security official Vachagan Ghazaryan, who is charged with illicit enrichment, has been placed under arrest yet again.

Pashinyan promises to introduce tax on oligarchs

2018.11.13 17:04 GMT

Armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced 'significant' changes in the budgetary policy of the government, saying his government’s budgetary and economic policies will be to encourage labor activity.

Armenia negotiates purchase of weapons with Russia

2018.11.12 17:48 GMT

Armenia conducts certain negotiations on the purchase of weapons from Russia.

Armenia's population shrinking, but electoral lists getting bigger

2018.11.07 19:57 GMT

The Armenian police made adjustments to the electoral lists on the eve of the early parliamentary election, the Zhoghovurd (People) newspaper wrote.

Four soldiers die in major road accident in Armenia

2018.11.07 15:56 GMT

As a result of a major accident involving a truck of the Ministry of Defense of Armenia, four conscripts were killed, Armenian media reported on Nov. 7.

Killer of Russian soldier sentenced to 22 years in prison

2018.11.05 17:29 GMT

Armenian resident Arman Janjughazyan, 22, accused of the murder of Dmitry Yalpaev, 21, the serviceman of Russian military base deployed in Gyumri, has been sentenced to 22 years imprisonment by Shirak province’s court, news.am reports.

Pashinyan's former allies to race in early parliamentary elections separately

2018.11.05 16:26 GMT

Armenia’s Bright Armenia party and the Republic party after long discussions have decided to race in the snap parliamentary elections separately.

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