US: NY Governor Allegedly Interfered In The Anti-Corruption Commission He Founded
The New York governor’s office tampered with an anti-corruption commission that his office set up to root out corruption in state politics, according to a New York Times investigation.
Djrahovit Library a Soviet Holdover: Poetry Dedicated to Papa Lenin Doesn't Attract Young Readers
Mrs. Gasparyan doesn’t share the opinion that the number of readers has decreased and that books have given way to the internet.
Komitas Museum/Institute To Be Built In Yerevan By Year's End
A museum/research institute dedicated to the life and work of Armenian clergyman, composer and musicologist Komitas (Soghomon Soghomonian), will open in Yerevan by year’s end.
“Add a Brick Campaign!” - Help Hrant Dink Foundation Move to New Premises
We believe that the project will expand along with your contributions and will become a shared project of tens and hundreds of supporters.
OCCRP And Google Ideas Host Inaugural London “Investigathon”
The power of technology and journalism were put on display on July 14 in London. OCCRP, in partnership with Google Ideas, brought together nearly one hundred journalists, programmers, researchers and others in a day-...
Armenian Foreign Minister Attends Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the EU and Eastern Partnership States
Edward Nalbandian highlighted that the EU's consistent assistance and support play significant role in the realization of reforms in Armenia, the strengthening of democracy and institutional capacities.
Prosperous Armenia MP Doesn't Rule Out Hand of Azerbaijan in Hayrapetyan's Arrest
Regarding the July 15 arrest of Artsakh native businessman Levon Hayrapetyan in Moscow, Prosperous Armenia MP Grigori Margaryan told Hetq that while he saw no political undertones in the matter, he could not rule out...
No Final Date on Armenia's Accession to Eurasian Union: Head of Ruling Faction Says PM Only Guessing
"There's no talk of a final deadline — neither January 1 nor October 1. Be patient for a few days, for some time. The presidents will meet in the summer, and there will be a final decision only at that time. All other...
OSCE Rep Concerned About Armenia Court Decision Forcing Media Outlets to Disclose Sources
The Administrative Court of the Kentron and Nork-Marash districts in Yerevan ruled that two media outlets, the Hraparak newspaper and Ilur.am news portal, should disclose their sources as part of the criminal...
Environment Minister Tours Lori; Promises to Get Tough on Violators
Yesterday, Armenian Minister of Nature Environment Aramayis Grigoryan toured Lori Province on a fact-finding mission.
“Aram Manoukian Summer Camp” of Shoushi : 10th year
For the past nine consecutive years, the “Aram Manoukian Summer Camp” has been welcoming the Children of Artsakh, in the mythical city of Shoushi, in Artsakh.
Artsakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives ICRC Mission Head
On July 22, Artsakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Karen Mirzoyan received Thomas Hallier, Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Mission in Artsakh.
Nephew of Former Gyumri Mayor Gets 17 Years on Murder Rap
The Shirak Provincial Court today sentenced Vahe Ghoukasyan, nephew of former Gyumri mayor Vardan Ghoukasyan, to 17 years imprisonment for murder and illegal weapons possession.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia met the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs
During the meeting discussions on the peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh-Azerbaijani conflict continued.
Turkey: Senior Police Arrested; Accused Of Illegal Wiretapping And Spying On Government
The government claims that thousands of people were illegally wiretapped, including Erdogan, cabinet members, and the head of Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization, Hakan Fidan.
Armenian Primate of Georgia: 'Yesterday's Assault On Church Was Definitely Organized'
Archbishop Vazgen Mirzakhanyan, Primate of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Georgia, told Hetq that he has no doubt that yesterday’s assault by a mob of fifty on the clergy and staff at the Tbilisi Holy Etchmiadzin...
Armavir Mayor Injured, Driver Killed, in Artsakh Car Explosion
Armavir mayor Rouben Khlghatyan was rushed by helicopter to a Yerevan hospital after the car he was in detonated a mine near the village of Vaghazin in the Kashatagh district of Artsakh.
Monte Melkonian and the Way of the Samurai – Changing Reality through Struggle
One day, I walked into the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF)central office in Glendale and found four copies of a red bookentitled The Right to Struggle by Monte Melkonian. I was curious as to who had left these books and...
No Buyers, Only Sellers at Land Auction in Armenian Village of Nor Gyugh
Yet another land sale auction this year in the village of Nor Gyugh in Kotayk Province was cancelled due to lack of bids.
New Mayor of Goris Cites Stray Dogs and Garbage Collection as Top Priorities
Adounts told Hetq that his top priority as mayor would be to improve garbage collection, the problem of stray dogs and street lighting.
Disrobing for the Sake of Art is Not Shameful, Says Belarusian Actor About Her Breakout Role
Though she initially objected, Yana Novikova (pictured) agreed to disrobe for her breakout role as Anya in Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's The Tribe (Plemya).
Cafesjian Estate Wins in Court on Washington Genocide Museum Case
Eventually irreconcilable differences arose between major donor Cafesjian and one of the Assembly's founders, Hirair Hovnanian.
Traffic Cops to Beef Up Monitoring of Yerevan-Sevan Highway
The traffic police in Armenia say it will beef up monitoring on the Yerevan –Sevan highway, citing increased summer road traffic and the potential for greater accidents.
Former Prosecutor General to Head New Joint investigative Committee
Former Armenian Prosecutor General Aghvan Hovsepyan has been nominated chairman of Armenia’s Investigative Committee by President Serzh Sargsyan.
"Tendency to Watch Films Alone is Dangerous": Filmmaker Jia Zhangke in Yerevan
Film director and screenwriter Jia Zhangke, in Yerevan for the 11th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival, believes that the tendency to watch films alone is dangerous.
Artsakh Soldier Dies from Unspecified Gunshot Wound
The Nagorno-Karabakh Defense Army reports that soldier Gevorg Avagyan died this morning after receiving a fatal gunshot wound at a southern military outpost.