Armenian PM - Changes to Maternity Leave Law Must Not Harm Working Moms

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“I believe we must work on the bill so that no working expecting mother suffers as a result,” Abrahamyan added.

Armenia’s Biggest Drug Bust Trial Postponed Yet Again; Georgian Attorney Needs More Time

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The heroin was seized on January 17, 2014 at the Meghri customs house when a truck, driven by Georgian citizen Avtandil Martiashvili, entering Armenia from Iran was inspected.

AGMI announces 2015 Lemkin scholarship for foreign students

Hetq.am 5 hours ago
The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute announces 2015 LEMKIN SCHOLARSHIP program for foreign students and PhD candidates.

In Armenia, the Hippocratic Oath is Too Often Just a Piece of Paper

Hetq.am 6 hours ago
Diabetes patients in Armenia who have taken the drug have complained about muscle pain, upset stomach, dizziness and headaches.

Armen Gevorgyan appointed Head of IDeA Foundation

Hetq.am 6 hours ago
Armen Gevorgyan is appointed the new Head of IDeA Foundation (Initiatives for Development of Armenia) set up by philanthropist and businessman Ruben Vardanyan and his wife Veronika Zonabend.

Armenian Environment Minister: "We welcome responsible mining"

Hetq.am 1 day ago
During a recent meeting held at the Aragatzotn Provincial Authority with the heads of communities located adjacent to mining operations, Armenian Minister of Nature Protection Aramayis Grigoryan said that responsible...

Artsakh Parliament Passes Law Regarding Ratification of European Cultural Convention

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The parliament’s press office describes this step as the beginning of Artsakh’s unilateral drive to join a number of international treaties and conventions.

Air Armenia Flight to Krasnodar Delayed Four Times: Irate Couple Demand Compensation

Hetq.am 1 day ago
Lousineh says that the airline offered to reimburse them for their tickets. She says this option was out of the question because purchasing a new set of tickets just before departing would be expensive.

Moldova: 6 Ministers Investigated After OCCRP Partner Expose

Hetq.am 1 day ago
Officials in Moldova have launched an investigation into the wealth and property declarations of six government ministers in response to reports by OCCRP partner RISE Moldova that 10 government officials have failed to...

Judge Arazyan’s Businesses: Naturally, None are Registered Under His Name

Hetq.am 2 days ago
Looking at the financial disclosures of various Armenian judges, one would get the impression that they’re just making ends meet.

Main Advisor to Armenia’s Police Chief Owns 65% Stake in Company to Operate Ardjoud Gold Mine

Hetq.am 2 days ago
The company in question is Baktek Eco Ltd. which is owned by Grigor Badiryan (65%) and Azat Vardanyan (35%)

Armenia Ranks 103 in Global Gender Gap Report 2014

Hetq.am 2 days ago
The Global Gender Gap Report 2014 benchmarks national gender gaps of 142 countries on economic, political, education- and health-based criteria.

Over US$1 Billion in Money Transfers to Armenia from Russia

Hetq.am 2 days ago
The bulk of the money transfers from the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) to Armenia so far this year come from Russia.

Mexico: Governor Replaced In Missing Student Controversy

Hetq.am 2 days ago
The governor of the Mexican state of Guerrero resigned amid the ongoing crisis over a group of student protestors who have been missing for the past month after police handed them over to a drug cartel.

Spain: 51 People Arrested As Spain Continues Anti-Corruption Probe

Hetq.am 2 days ago
Spain’s police conducted an anti-corruption raid Oct. 27 and arrested 51 people, mostly senior politicians and public officials suspected of being involved in a kickback scheme, reports The Local.

Primate of Armenian Church in Georgia Hosts Yerevan Municipality delegation

Hetq.am 3 days ago
During an October 25-26 visit to Tbilisi to participate in the Tbilisoba annual October festival, a delegation from the Yerevan Municipality attended Sunday services at the Havlabar Holy Etchmiadzin Church yesterday.

Artsakh Foreign Minister Tours Armenian Communities in Canada

Hetq.am 3 days ago
NKR Foreign Minister Karen Mirzoyan yesterday met with Armenian community representatives in Toronto on his first leg of a working visit to Canada.

Prosecutor General Sends Hetq Revelations in Kocharyan Case to Special Investigative Service

Hetq.am 3 days ago
The lawyer of Soghomon Kocharyan, now serving his 20th year in prison for the murder of an Iranian citizen, has told Hetq that his drive to have his client’s case reopened is making progress through the legal system...

Macedonia: Ex-Official, 8 Others Allegedly Embezzled Millions

Hetq.am 5 days ago
Nine people, among them a former Defense Ministry official, have been arrested for allegedly embezzling US$ 2.76 million in a helicopter maintenance scam.

Spain: People Demanding Crackdown Against ‘Untouchable’ Elites

Hetq.am 5 days ago
Alleged corruption among Spain’s elites has authorities taking tougher actions in response to public outrage.

From Knee Injury to Life Threatening Bone Cancer: Young Soldier Appeals for Help

Hetq.am 6 days ago
This is the story of Mayis Geghamyan, a 19 year-old whose life was irrevocably changed on July 15, 2013 while serving as a conscript soldier in Artsakh.

Tour De Armenia – New Travel Book about Armenia Now Available

Hetq.am 6 days ago
In the words of Raffi Youredjian, the London based author of Tour De Armenia, the book tellsthe story of his 1,000-kilometer cycling journey through Armenia and Artsakh looking for adventure, searching for identity,...

Hungary: Corruption Suspects Banned From US

Hetq.am 6 days ago
Six Hungarian officials have been forbidden to travel to the United States following accusations of corruption.

Contemporary American Writers’ Tour of Armenia Ends with Public Reading at AUA

Hetq.am 6 days ago
Introducing Armenians to the contemporary American literary scene plus a bit of Turkish-Armenian diplomacy

Armenian Environmentalists in Uproar Over Government Plan to Replant Endangered Flora at Amulasr Gold Mine

Hetq.am 1 week ago
Environmental groups in Armenia are in an uproar over a July 2014 government decision they say will allow a mining company to remove and replant endangered flora species and thus circumvent Armenian domestic law and...

Catholicos Aram I – Armenia and Diaspora Have Different Approaches, but Same Aim, Regarding Genocide Demands

Hetq.am 1 week ago
Catholicos Aram I, in his remarks, noted nations live and survive based on certain holy values and that in the case of Armenians there are four such values – the church, the fatherland, culture and resoluteness in...

Prime Minister Puts the Brakes on Bill to Eliminate Military Conscription Postponement for Post-Grads

Hetq.am 1 week ago
In response to a bill introduced today by MPs Rubik Hakobyan and Tevan Poghosyan to eliminate military conscription postponements for students seeking post-graduate education, Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan...

Vayots Dzor Governor Resigns

Hetq.am 1 week ago
Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan, acquiescing to the resignation request of Edgar Ghazaryan, today discharged him from the post of Vayots Dzor Provincial Governor.

Romania: Forest Agency, Officials Investigated For Corruption

Hetq.am 1 week ago
The Romanian Anti-Corruption Office (DNA) raided offices and businesses connected to the Romanian state forest authority, Romsilva, on Oct. 15 over allegations of bribery and corruption.

“The country is a country”: The Strength of Armenian Resolution

Hetq.am 1 week ago
The question we must ask is what kind of country do we want, and what are we going to do to make that happen?