Armenia’s Geghamavan Village: Lack of Work, Prospects, Force Many to Emigrate

Hetq.am16 hours ago

Life in Geghamavan, a village of some 1,600 souls in Armenia’s Gegharkunik Province, stumbles ahead as if on auto-pilot.

Missing Masterminds: Still No Details as to Who Organized the Largest Drug Smuggling Attempt in Armenia

Hetq.am22 hours ago

Three years after Armenian customs officials seized almost a ton of heroin being smuggled in from Iran, the biggest drug bust in Armenia and the region, only the bus driver and the bus company director have been sentenced and...

Uninvited Ordinance: Unexploded Rocket Shell Stuck in Wall of Armenian Village House for 25 Years

Hetq.am1 day ago

Volodya Hakobyan’s house, standing in the most visible place in Kornidzor, a village in Armenia’s Syunik Province, still bears the traces of being under fire during the 1990s Artsakh War.

Artsakh Soldier Dies in Unclarified Circumstances

Hetq.am1 day ago

Artsakh Defense Army soldier Karen Avetisyan was killed on April 25 after being shot in as yet unclarified circumstances at a northern military base, this according to the Artsakh Ministry of Defense.

Truth, Justice & Remembrance Prevail in Times Square

Hetq.am1 day ago

“But dialogue is impossible if one side wants to humiliate the other,” said Phillips, noting the efforts of Armenia’s President Serge Sargsyan towards reconciliation, while Turkey’s then Prime Minister Recep Erdogan reneged on...

Lithuanian Parliament introduces Magnitsky Sanctions

Hetq.am2 days ago

The Lithuanian Parliament on Thursday introduced the Magnitsky Legislation which prevents persons involved in human rights abuses, money laundering and corruption from entering the country.

Mexican authorities kill two rival drug cartel chiefs near U.S. border

Hetq.am2 days ago

Two drug cartel leaders were killed Saturday in separate clashes with Mexican authorities in the northern state of Tamaulipas, the Associated Press reported.

Ukraine Detains Two Top Officials in Uranium Corruption Probe

Hetq.am2 days ago

Ukrainian authorities detained an ex-MP and a state energy firm deputy chief for the embezzlement of US$ 17.3 million from selling uranium concentrate at inflated prices, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) said...

Azerbaijan Continues to Violate Karabakh Ceasefire

Hetq.am4 days ago

Azerbaijan violated the Karabakh ceasefire 35 times yesterday and last night, firing 600 rounds of various caliber small arms, this according to the Artsakh Ministry of Defense.

Suspect Arrested in Mutilation Murder of Russian Soldier in Gyumri

Hetq.am4 days ago

The suspect, whose identity hasn’t been published by law enforcement, is said to have a history of psychological problems when serving in Armenia’s military.

Hundreds Attend Opening of Holy Cross Armenian Church in Akhalkalaki Village of Gumburdo

Hetq.am4 days ago

The newly built Holy Cross church opened its doors today to hundreds of the faithful at a consecration ceremony in Gumburdo, a village in Georgia’s Akhalkalaki region.

Armenian Prime Minister Predicts Agricultural Revolution in Ten Years

Hetq.am4 days ago

Karapetyan told the farmers that the agricultural ministry has devised a plan to resolve all the problems facing the sector.

‘Apricot Country’ Political Party Kicks off Campaign for Yerevan Mayor

Hetq.am5 days ago

Zaruhie Postanjyan traded high heels for sneakers to kick off her campaign to become the next mayor of Yerevan.

Business Owners Demonstrate in Yerevan: Claim Tax Service is Harassing Them

Hetq.am5 days ago

Shop owners at Yerevan’s Arinj Mall, Surmaly and Petak markets today protested outside the Armenian Government building, demanding that the State Revenue Committee stop harassing them.

The Challenges of Living in Syunik’s Khoznavar Community: Impassable Roads Top the List

Hetq.am5 days ago

In Khoznavar, a rural community in Armenia’s southern Syunik Province, animal husbandry is the main occupation of inhabitants.