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Kristian Vigenin Appointed PACE Special Rep on the South Caucasus

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In his home country, Vigenin served as Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2013-2014. He is currently a member of the Foreign Policy Committee and the European Affairs and Oversight of European Funds Committee in the Bulgarian...

Bulgaria: Bokova Nominated as Candidate for UN Secretary-General

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The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has nominated Irina Bokova, currently Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), as a candidate for the post of United Nations...

Armenia's National Security Service Gets New Director

Hetq.am1 day ago

Giorgi Kutoyan has been appointed head of Armenia’s National Security Service by a decree issued by Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan.

Vanadzor 'Development Council' Seeks to Address Problems Facing Armenia's 3rd City

Hetq.am1 day ago

Vanadzor Municipal Council member Armen Matinyan has launched a ‘development council’ seeking to bring together citizens who are concerned with their local community and are ready to exchange ideas as how to go about resolving...

Attacks against media outlets in Turkey unacceptable, says OSCE media freedom representative

Hetq.am1 day ago

Attacks against media outlets are unacceptable, as they can further undermine the significantly weakened situation for freedom of expression and media freedom in Turkey,” Mijatović said.

Armenia, Artsakh Defense Ministers Tour Line of Contact

Hetq.am1 day ago

Armenian Minister of Defense Seyran Ohanyan and Artsakh Minister of Defense Levon Mnatsakanyan yesterday visited several points along the Artsakh Line of Contact to see the situation on the ground first hand.

Artsakh Refutes Azerbaijani Claim That Its Forces Killed 5-7 Armenian Soldiers

Hetq.am1 day ago

Artsakh’s Ministry of Defense has refuted a statement issued today by Azerbaijan that its forces repelled several attempted diversionary incursions by Artsakh forces along the Line of Contact in which 5-7 Armenian soldiers were...

Azerbaijani Sniper Fire Kills Artsakh Villager

Hetq.am1 day ago

Hakob Hambardzoumyan, a resident of the Vazgenashen village in Artsakh’s Martouni region, was killed yesterday afternoon by Azerbaijani sniper fire, the Artsakh Ministry of Defense reports.

Ukraine: IMF Threatens to Halt Bailout If Reform Continues to Lag

Hetq.am1 day ago

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), warned Ukraine’s government to “act now” to improve governance and fight corruption or risk losing out on critically- needed funding.

8 Armenians Arrested in Turkey for Deadly Robbery of Eldrerly Istanbul Armenian Couple

Hetq.am2 days ago

Three women and five men, all from the Republic of Armenia, have been arrested in connection with the February 6 assault and robbery of an elderly Armenian couple in their apartment in Istanbul’s Şişli neighborhood, this...

Armenian President Meets With UN Commission Head; Discuss Greater Cooperation

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Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan today in Yerevan met with Dr. Shamshad Akhtar Detho, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, an office equivalent to the Under-Secretary...

Group-IB: Russian Cyber Criminals Manipulated Ruble Rate

Hetq.am2 days ago

Cybersecurity firm, Group-IB, published a report detailing how cyber criminals accessed terminals of a Russian foreign exchange (FOREX) trading system and made trades worth more than US$ 400 million in February 2015.

Lithuania: Resignations, Criminal Inquiry Follow Food-buying Scandal

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Two high-ranking Lithuanian officials have now resigned over a scandal about buying food for the poor at outrageous prices.

The Long Trial of the Balkan 'Cocaine King'

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Balkan drug lord Darko Saric is no stranger to courtrooms in Serbia. Stories on his ongoing trials have been published on the front pages of Serbian news portals for the past few years, catapulting the once-obscure organized...

Mentally Disturbed Woman in Need of Help: Social Services Pass the Buck

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The seemingly mentally-disturbed woman can often be seen lurking around the neighborhood, half naked, in ripped clothes. She’s been known to pilfer food from area shops and two months ago stole some towels drying outside a...