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Armenia's National Security Service reveals manufacturing and sale of fake drugs

2019.12.13 18:27 GMT

Armenia's National Security Service (NSS) said today it has revealed the manufacturing and sale of fake drugs, ARKA reports.

Police searching Armenian Football Federation ex-President's apartment

2019.12.13 16:54 GMT

Special police detachments are conducting a search in the apartment of former President of the Armenian Football Federation Ruben Hayrapetyan, and in several buildings linked to his name.

Appeal to eliminate decision on engaging Serzh Sargsyan as accused-on-trial rejected

2019.12.11 17:44 GMT

Armenia's Special Investigation Service has rejected the appeal of former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan’s attorney Amram Makinyan to eliminate the decision on engaging Sargsyan as an accused-on-trial in the criminal case being investigated by the Special Investigation Service, head of the Public Relations and Information Department of the Prosecutor General’s Office Arevik Khachatryan said.

Armenian ex-president's nephew to be extradited from Czech Republic

2019.12.10 19:56 GMT

The Czech law-enforcement authorities will soon extradite Narek Sargsyan to Armenia, Gor Abrahamyan, a press officer for Armenia's Prosecutor-General, said in a Facebook post, Arka reports.

In Armenia, food prices up by 2.6 percent in 2019 November

2019.12.09 17:57 GMT

In 2019 November prices of foods and soft drinks in Armenia grew by 2.6% from October, and by 0.5% as opposed to November 2018, the National Statistical Committee (NSC) said today. It added that the growth was largely driven by a rise in the prices of fruits and vegetables by 3.5% and 20.1%, respectively.

Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer in Armenia

2019.12.06 19:33 GMT

Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer in Armenia with high mortality rates, Diana Andreasyan, the head of the Information and Analytical Center of the National Institute of Health, said.

Armenia's deputy minister of education, science, culture and sports detained on suspicion of bribe taking

2019.12.04 16:05 GMT

Armenia's Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports was detained today by the National Security Service (NSS), which said the move followed a string of measures as part of the fight against corruption, according to ARKA.

Train and car collide in Yerevan: one injured

2019.12.04 15:25 GMT

One person has been injured as car and train have collided in Yerevan at night, Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations press service reported.

Alexander Griboyedov’s statue in central Yerevan desecrated

2019.12.03 18:27 GMT

Famous Russian poet and diplomat Alexander Griboyedov’s statue in central Yerevan was desecrated yesterday evening.

Fatal road accident in Yerevan

2019.11.30 17:33 GMT

A fatal road accident occurred in Yerevan today, reports.

Armenia's ex-prosecutor general put on wanted list

2019.11.28 16:40 GMT

Armenia's ex-prosecutor general Gevorg Kostanyan was put on the wanted list as a defendant in a criminal case, Marina Ohanjanyan, a spokeswoman for the Special Investigation Service (SIS), told Novosti Armenia news agency.

Armenian soldier found hanged, investigation is under way

2019.11.26 18:16 GMT

A conscript serviceman Vahan Musheghyan, 19, who had been called up for military service from Syunik province, was found hanged from a tree in the Dilijan Education Center's territory on Tuesday at 9:00 a.m., the press office of the Armenian defense ministry reports.

Armenia ex-MP Manvel Grigoryan's case to be separated from his wife's

2019.11.26 16:43 GMT

The Yerevan court ruled to separate the case of Armenia ex-MP Manvel Grigoryan from that of his wife Nazik Amiryan.

Armenia records 378 domestic violence cases in 2019

2019.11.26 20:09 GMT

There were 1,509 cases of violence against women and girls in the 10 months of 2019 in Armenia, Deputy Head of the Police Department of Criminal Investigation Artur Vardanyan said.

President of Football Federation of Armenia resigns

2019.11.21 19:28 GMT

The President of the Football Federation of Armenia (FFA) Arthur Vanetsyan has resigned today, Arka reports.

Two killed in car accident in Armenia’s Syunik

2019.11.21 18:28 GMT

Two people died and four were injured in a road accident in Armenia's Syunik Province yesterday evening.

Armenian chief military inspector and his two deputies dismissed

2019.11.19 19:20 GMT

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan signed a number of decrees on Monday dismissing military officials.

Number of particularly serious crime increased by 30% in Armenia

2019.11.19 20:21 GMT

The number of particularly serious crimes increased by 30% in Armenia, the National Statistics Service reports.

Several injured in road accident in Armenia’s Gegharkunik

2019.11.18 18:40 GMT

Several people were injured in a major road accident in Armenia’s Gegharkunik Province yesterday.

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s former director to remain jailed as court rejects appeal

2019.11.16 20:17 GMT

Judge of the Criminal Court of Appeal Mnatsakan Harutyunyan rejected the appeal of attorney to change the precautionary measure selected against the former director of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Ara Vardanyan.

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