United Kingdom: Rolls-Royce Agrees to Pay US$ 800 Million Bribery Settlement

Hetq.am15 hours ago

British automotive giant Rolls-Royce has agreed to pay more than US$ 800 million to settle long-time bribery and corruption allegations in the UK, US and Brazil according to a statement released on Monday.

Gagik Tsarukyan Announces His Return to Politics; Says He’ll Bear the Burden Like a Cross”

Hetq.am18 hours ago

Tsarukyan said the elections will be crucial for the country and that he bear this burden like a cross, until the end.

Armenian Prime Minister Discusses Expanded Cooperation with ERBD Official

Hetq.am19 hours ago

Karapetyan said the projects would be in collaboration with the private sector and that the ERBD could serve as a useful tool in this regard.

California Bar Alleges Husband and Wife Lawyers ‘Misappropriated’ $355,000 in Genocide Survivor Insurance Settlements for Personal Benefit: The Couple Denies All Allegations

Hetq.am19 hours ago

Two lawyers who were intimately involved in suing insurance companies to settle policies held by Armenian Genocide survivors have denied allegations brought by the California State Bar’s Disciplinary Department that they...

Artsakh Solider In Serious Condition After Being Shot in Head; Improper Firearms Use Cited

Hetq.am22 hours ago

Artsakh Defense Army soldier Gourgen Sargsyan is reported in serious condition from a gunshot to the head in what the NKR Ministry of Defense claims to have resulted from not following proper weapons use regulations.

Uzbekistan: Prosecutors Questioned Late Uzbek President’s Daughter Gulnara Karimova over Corruption Allegations

Hetq.am1 day ago

Swiss and Uzbek prosecutors questioned the eldest daughter of late Uzbek President Islam Karimov, regarding accusations of corruption involving hundreds of millions of dollars, her lawyer told Swiss media on Sunday.

TUMO Army: 21st Century Learning with a Buzz Cut

Hetq.am1 day ago

TUMO CEO Marie Lou Papazian and staff met with representatives of the Defense Ministry of the Republic of Armenia on January 16, 2017 to discuss details regarding the pilot program that will provide those serving in the Armenian...

New Year's Tree Scuffle; Yerevan Court Sentences Gevorg Safaryan to Two Years

Hetq.am1 day ago

At the time, Safaryan’s lawyer told Human Rights Watch that the event organizers had notified the Yerevan city authorities in advance about their plans to hold a New Year’s celebration on Freedom Square.

Escaping a Bitter Winter: Armenia’s Only Homeless Shelter Provides Refuge to 108

Hetq.am1 day ago

The body of a 38-year old man, frozen to death, was found near a cafe in Yerevan on Artsakh Avenue. It appears the man had no permanent abode, but slept in an abandoned building.

Artsakh Soldier, Wounded on December 30, Dies in Yerevan Hospital

Hetq.am1 day ago

Garik Vardanyan, a soldier severely wounded in Artsakh by Azerbaijani fire on December 30, died last night at Yerevan Central Military Hospital.

Weightlifter, Son of Armenian Ambassador to Georgia, Is Hit with Doping Charge: Disqualified from London 2012 Olympics

Hetq.am3 days ago

The IOC has called on the National Olympic Committee of Armenia to ensure full implementation of its decision.

Armenia Seeks to Produce "Halal" Food for Export to Iran

Hetq.am3 days ago

Seeking to increase food exports to Iran, Armenian Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Investments Emil Tarasyan today met in Yerevan with Abas Ghorbani, the economic attaché of Iran’s embassy in Armenia and discussed the...

Ancient Armenian Houses Bear Witness: Diyarbakir’s Old Quarter Under Siege

Hetq.am3 days ago

Its inhabitants are now violent clashes between the Kurdish population and Turkish government forces. Oppressed for decades, they declared self-rule on December 27, 2015, amid violence and clashes with government forces, and this...

Blogger jailed in Belarus faces extradition to Azerbaijan

Hetq.am4 days ago

Lapshin’s detention soon after he entered Belarus stems from his inclusion in 2011 on the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry’s list of people wanted on charges of making “anti-state calls to the public” and illegally crossing...

Former Kazakh Economic Minister Jailed on Corruption Charges

Hetq.am4 days ago

A Kazakh court ordered the country’s former Economic Minister Kuandyk Bishimbayev be held in preventative detention following his Tuesday arrest for allegations of bribery, authorities announced Friday.