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Hetq Forum: 5th Armenia-Diaspora Conference

Hetq.am 4 hours ago
Ares such conferences being monopolized by traditional diasporan structures and state functionaries in Armenia?

UN Human Rights Body Suspends Azerbaijan Visit Citing Official Obstruction

Hetq.am 21 hours ago
The delegation was prevented from visiting several places where people are detained and was barred from completing its work at other sites, despite repeated attempts to do so and assurances of unrestricted access to all...

Armenian Government Spends $49,000 to Cull 200 Wolves

Hetq.am 1 day ago
The Armenian government today decided to allocate 20 million AMD (US$49,000) in compensation to the Ministry of Nature Protection for carrying out a program designed to cull the wolf population in Armenia by 200.

Artsakh Minister on Community School: ““We aren’t a wealthy enough country to work on just one school ten times”

Hetq.am 1 day ago
Earlier this month, Hetq published an article entitled “Artsakh Border Community School in Need: New Ping- Pong Tables Aren’t the Answer”highlighting the problems facing students and teachers at the Aknaberd School in...

President Sargsyan Meets With Catholicoi Garegin II and Aram I

Hetq.am 1 day ago
Armenian President Serzh Sargysan met with Catholicos Garegin II and Catholicos Aram I in Yerevan today to discuss matter of pan-Armenian import.

Artsakh: Armenian Soldier Killed by Azerbaijani Fire

Hetq.am 1 day ago
Mher Hakobyan, a soldier serving at a frontline outpost along the southern line of contact was killed by Azerbaijani weapons fire yesterday, this according to the Artsakh Defense Army.

Artsakh President Attends Opening Ceremonies in Nor Seysoulan Village

Hetq.am 1 day ago
Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan participated in the opening ceremonies of a new community center and playground in the village of Nor Seysoulan (Martakert region).

President Sargsyan Bestows Awards to Winners of Victor Hambardzumuyan Scientific Prize

Hetq.am 2 days ago
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan today handed awards to the winners of the 2014 international scientific prize named after the National Hero of Armenia, academician Victor Hambardzumyan at the National Academy of...

Karabakh's Healthcare Minister Encourages Armenian Diaspora to Come Work in Country's Medical Industry

Hetq.am 2 days ago
We've met with Armenian physicians' associations from the US and France. And they have responded with great enthusiasm and readiness.

From Army General to Affluent MP: Manvel Grigoryan Hides Income, Doesn't Pay Taxes

Hetq.am 3 days ago
General Mavel Grigoryan and his circle of friends and family own a bunch of stuff outside Arshalouys..

Artsakh - OSCE to Conduct Monitoring at Line of Contact

Hetq.am 3 days ago
On September 17, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission will conduct a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of...

SOCAR Oil Deal Benefits Hidden Investors Linked To ... SOCAR?

Hetq.am 3 days ago
Etibar Kovsarov was one of 200 Azerbaijani oil workers who lost their jobs in early 2014. After 30 years of working in oil fields developed by the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), he was let go without...

OCCRP Denounces Assault On Press Freedom In Slovenia

Hetq.am 5 days ago
A Ljubljana District Court judge has approved the indictment of Anuška Delić, an OCCRP partner and journalist for the Slovenian newspaper Delo, for allegedly publishing classified information.

Argentina: Fugitive Ndrangheta Boss Pantaleone Mancuso Arrested In Argentina.

Hetq.am 5 days ago
Fugitive boss Pantaleone Mancuso of Italy’s 'Ndrangheta organized crime group was arrested Sept. 11 by Argentinian police while trying to cross the border with Brazil at the Tancredo Neves bridge near the Iguazu falls.

US: Crackdown On Fashion Hub Drug Money Laundering

Hetq.am 5 days ago
Federal law enforcement raided the Los Angeles fashion district on Sept. 10, arresting nine people and seizing more than US$ 65 million of suspected drug money, as ABC News reports.

Wrestler Arsen Julfalakyan Crowned World Champ

Hetq.am 6 days ago
Arsen Julfalakyan has been crowned world champion in the 75kg Greco-Roman category after beating Neven Zugaj earlier this evening at the 2014 World Wrestling Championship in Tashkent.

Prosecutor General Orders Investigation of Assault on Reporter by Parliament Security Chief

Hetq.am 6 days ago
Armenia’s Prosecutor General reports that it has launched an investigation of an incident that occurred on September 9 in which the security chief of the National Assembly accosted a reporter who was covering a street...

Armenian Makes it to the Final at Tashkent World Wrestling Championship

Hetq.am 1 week ago
The star of the Armenian team at the 2014 World Wrestling Championship taking place in Tashkent has to be Arsen Julfalakyan in the 75kg Greco-Roman classification.

Candlelight March in Stepanakert to Mark 40th Day of Yezidi Slaughter in Iraq

Hetq.am 1 week ago
Beglaryan referred to the words of Artsakh presidential spokesman Davit Babayan who told reporters in early August that the government would do all possible to assist Yezidi refugees.

Artsakh Hands Over Azerbaijani Citizen Who Crossed Border

Hetq.am 1 week ago
The handing over took place on September 11, at 15:04 p.m. of the local time, on the border between the Nagorno Karabakh Republic and the Azerbaijani Republic, near the village of Bash Karvend.

Artsakh Tank Unit Marks 20 Years of Service

Hetq.am 1 week ago
During the celebration awards were handed to an Armenian tank crew that came in second place at the 2014 Tank Biathlon held in Russia.

Armenia Risks Becoming Transit Country for Regional Drug Trade, Says Former Prosecutor General

Hetq.am 1 week ago
At a regional conference today in Yerevan regarding the illegal drug trade, former Armenian prosecutor general Aghvan Hovsepyan noted that Armenia must pay greater attention to combating the menace because Armenia...

Former Armenian Prosecutor General: Systematic Corruption Long Since Eliminated in Prosecutor’s Office

Hetq.am 1 week ago
At a press conference today in Yerevan regarding the current situation in the prosecutors’ office in Armenia, former prosecutor general Aghvan Hovsepyan claimed that systematic corruption within the prosecutor’s...

Artsakh President Meets with Head of Armenia's Athletic Federation

Hetq.am 1 week ago
Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan today hosted Robert Emmayan, President of Armenia’s Athletic Federation, and a prominent athlete in his own right.

U.S. Ambassador: ' Parties Still Negotiating $180 Million Sale of Vorotan Hydro-Plants'

Hetq.am 1 week ago
According to U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John Heffern, the sale of the three hydroelectric power plants in Armenia (Vorotan Cascade), to U.S. energy giant ContourGlobal has yet to be finalized despite early government...

Karabakh Villagers Prefer to Work for Others Than Cultivate Their Own Land

Hetq.am 1 week ago
This year's drought, as well as the shortage and in some cases, complete lack of water in general is causing many residents of the village of Vazgenashen in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Martouni to work for others...

Orogen Gold Raises Cash to Fund Drilling at Mutsk Site

Hetq.am 1 week ago
Orogen Gold, a UK company listed on the London Stock Exchange, reports that it has raised £1.125mln through a placing to fund further drilling at its Mutsk project in southern Armenia.

Greek Parliament Approves Hate Crime Bill: Stiffer Penalties for Genocide Denial

Hetq.am 1 week ago
The Greek parliament yesterday passed a controversial hate crimes bill that increases penalties for racially motivated crimes and criminalizes the denial of genocide and war crimes.

Italy: 27 Arrested On Mob Charges, Canadian Connection Alleged

Hetq.am 1 week ago
Twenty-seven alleged members of the ’Ndrangheta organized crime group in Italy were arrested Sept. 9 by more than 250 agents of the Servizio Centrale Operativo and Squadra Mobile of Italian police.

Mistaken Identity? Parliament Security Chief Assaults Reporter

Hetq.am 1 week ago
After the street art group Counter Strike hung a banner reading “Hello Rob” (referring to former Armenian president Robert Kocharyan) on the National Assembly’s main gate, an irate individual came out and tore down...