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Montenegro: US Indicts 3 For Selling Guns To Colombian Rebels

Hetq.am - 1 day ago
Two Romanians and a former Italian member of Parliament living in Greece have been arrested on charges that they conspired to sell machine guns and anti-aircraft weapons to Colombian rebels for use against American law...

Hungary: ‘Meat Mafia’ Held Over US$ 20 Million Tax Fraud

Hetq.am - 1 day ago
Officials in Hungary are questioning 33 people about a meat trafficking scheme involving an alleged tax fraud of US$ 20 million.

ERBD To Loan Armenia €3.5 Million for Hrazdan Solid Waste Landfill

Hetq.am - 2 days ago
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) today signed a €3.5 million loan deal with Armenia to finance the construction of the country’s first European Union (EU) compliant solid waste landfill.

Vanadzor’s Derelict Park Saga: Town Council Annuls Lease Agreements after Six Years of Negligence by Tenant

Hetq.am - 2 days ago
Khachatryan later found out that the 2009 lease contracts signed between Mayor Darbinyan and Karavar-Tan was done without the council’s approval.

Special Consideration? Son of Armenian Ambassador Gets Early Jail Release on Hashish Trafficking Conviction

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
Davit Vardanyan, the son of Armenia’s ambassador to Georgia, who was found guilty this last September of trafficking and procuring hashish, has been granted conditional early release from prison.

Mother Charged with Forcing Her Son to Beg on Yerevan Streets: Faces 7-12 Years Imprisonment

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
Lousineh Arakelyan faces a 7-12 year prison stretch if found guilty of ‘trafficking’ her three year-old son Eric.

Walnut Lovers Beware: Gyumri Price Hits $28.45 a Kilo

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
A month ago shoppers could purchase one kilo of the shelled nuts for 10,000 dram (US$18.97) a kilo. Today, they’re selling from 12,000 ($22.76) – 15,000 dram ($28.45).

Armenian Prime Minister: 'We will not tolerate unjustified price hikes'

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
Abrahamyan said that currency fluctuations had stabilized somewhat yesterday and that he was certain this trend would continue.

Armenia's National Football Squad Closes Year in 79th Place

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
According to the latest FIFA rankings of national football teams released today Armenia came in 79th, a drop of two spots, with an overall score of 436.

Investigative Journalists NGO Wins 1st Ever "Copy Paste" Legal Case in Armenia

Hetq.am - 4 days ago
The Kentron and Nork-Marash Court today ruled that the defendant pay 100,000 AMD in compensation and seized another 158,000 to cover the plaintiff’s legal expenses.

Armenian Prime Minister: 'We'll continue our floating currency policy'

Hetq.am - 4 days ago
Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan, in a statement issued today, pointed to currency speculation as one factor in the weakening on the Armenian Dram.

Etchmiadzin Large Store Owners, In a Tizzy Over Pricing, Close Doors

Hetq.am - 4 days ago
Four of the largest stores along the main commercial avenue in Etchmiadzin have been closed by their owners due to the weakening AMD.

Hydro-Plants vs Tourism: Battle Lines Drawn in Armenia's Syunik Province

Hetq.am - 4 days ago
The affected areas fall within a region that the IDeA (Initiatives for Development in Armenia), co- founded by Vardanyan, has been actively promoting as a prime tourist zone in Armenia.

Weakening Dram Hurting Armenia’s Small-Scale Farmers; Especially Those with Bank Loans to Pay

Hetq.am - 4 days ago
Small scale farmers in Armenia’s northern Lori Province are feeling the pinch of the recent weakening of the national currency the Dram.

Investigation Is Not Bullet-Proof

Hetq.am - 4 days ago
One fact is certain: Merab Arevadze was killed on May 17, 2012 while on the job as a ranger working in Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park in the Republic of Georgia.

The Ghost Shipments: Police Arrest Six Over Italian Navy Oil Fraud

Hetq.am - 4 days ago
Just two weeks after a broad-reaching police swoop on the new Mafia of Rome, police made another significant mafia arrest over a multi-million dollar fraud involving a ghost ship and the sale of non-existent petrol to...

Cross-Border Bust Reveals Ring Of 350 Romanian Sex Workers In Austria

Hetq.am - 5 days ago
In the latest part of a long investigation into an organised crime group, Austrian and Romanian authorities in cooperation with the EU'spolice force (EUROPOL) have identified 350 woman engaged in prostitution in...

Gyumri Teacher Arrested for Demanding and Accepting $130 Bribe

Hetq.am - 5 days ago
Armenia's National Security Service reports that its officers arrested a teacher at Gyumri’s State Pedagogical Institute today at the moment he was accepting a 60,000 AMD (US$130) bribe from a student as the...

Prophetic Name? Syunik Governor's "Tatev Anapat" Company Building Two Local Mini Hydro-Plants

Hetq.am - 5 days ago
One questions such a name for the company since “anapat”, in Armenian, can be translated as the noun “desert” or “wasteland”, or the adjectival equivalent “barren”. Perhaps they had in mind “wilderness”.

Ukraine: Cops Go After Casinos, Suggest Yanukovych Connection

Hetq.am - 5 days ago
Ukraine’s ministry of internal affairs has launched a campaign against illegal casinos amid fears that a large network of underground gambling dens could be providing an income source for the son of the country’s...