Sex, Drugs And Baltimore: US Prison Corruption Trial Begins

Hetq.am - 4 hours ago
The trial began yesterday of the two inmates, five guards, and kitchen worker accused of running a years-long criminal enterprise from within Baltimore City Detention Center.

Italy: ‘Ndrangheta Initiation Ritual Exposed

Hetq.am - 4 hours ago
Police in Italy have arrested 40 suspected gangsters after capturing unprecedented hidden-camera footage of the ‘Ndrangheta’s infamous organized crime initiation ceremony.

ECHR Orders Armenia to Pay 160,000 Euros in Three Eminent Domain Cases

Hetq.am - 6 hours ago
All three cases are eminent domain in nature and involve property located on Byuzand Street in downtown Yerevan. Said property was expropriated by the state for town planning purposes. In all three, the plaintiffs...

World Bank Report: Doing Business in Armenia Getting Slightly Easier

Hetq.am - 10 hours ago
The largest improvement in Armenia was registered in terms of paying taxes. In the current report Armenia was ranked 41st – an improvement of 32 places.

Caveat Emptor: 80 Armenian Companies Given Warnings for Using "Organic" and "Ecological" in Their Brand Names

Hetq.am - 13 hours ago
Consumers in Armenia should be aware of food items marked as “organic” and “biologically pure”; for the most part such advertising may be misleading.

Hungary: Protesters Rally Against Prime Minister

Hetq.am - 13 hours ago
More than 10,000 Hungarians protested on Monday, Nov. 17 against Prime Minister Viktor Orban, saying he is too close to the Kremlin and employs corrupt officials.

Statement by the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs

Hetq.am - 1 day ago
We call on the sides to cease firing in the vicinity of the crash site and facilitate the demining of the area surrounding the site.

Azerbaijani Government Blocks Journalist From US Commission Hearing

Hetq.am - 1 day ago
Khadija Ismayilova, an investigative journalist and OCCRP partner facing criminal libel charges in Azerbaijan, could not attend a hearing scheduled at the US Capitol to testify on fighting corruption due to a travel...

House Of Scandal: Mexico President’s Wife Vows To Sell Mansion

Hetq.am - 1 day ago
The wife of Mexico’s president has attempted to stave off fresh accusations of corruption by promising to sell her share in the lavish mansion at the center of a fresh scandal for the nation’s embattled first couple.

Artsakh Government Asks Red Cross to Help Locate Helicopter Crew Remains

Hetq.am - 1 day ago
The Artsakh government has officially contacted the International Red Cross mission in Stepanakert with the request that it facilitate locating and returning the remains of the three crew members of an Armenian...

Armenia's Defense Minister Raises Plight of Downed Helicopter Crew with OSCE Official

Hetq.am - 1 day ago
The two are said to have discussed the November 12 downing of an Armenian helicopter by Azerbaijan along the Karabakh Line of Contact and the steps being taken by the OSCE to clarify the fate of the three man crew.

China: 288 Arrested In 56 Nations In Corruption Crackdown

Hetq.am - 1 day ago
As China continues its crackdown on corruption, its operation dubbed “Fox Hunt” has arrested 288 fugitives suspected of committing economic crimes.

Vintage Car Collector Roubik Grigoryan: “I was the first to drive the ZIM-12 in Leninakan”

Hetq.am - 1 day ago
The yard of Robert Grigoryan, a 75 year-old resident of Gyumri, resembles an open air museum devoted to retro cars and motorcycles.

Hetq Expose Prompts Ministry to Study Pharmaceuticals from India

Hetq.am - 2 days ago
Armenia’s Minister of Health Armen Muradyan recommended that a new committee be formed to study a pharmaceutical produced in India called DiaZone MR that is being prescribed to diabetics.

Rehabilitating Criminal Offenders in Armenia: Government Must Invest in Creative Approaches

Hetq.am - 2 days ago
Our approach had been to retrain workers in the system and then appoint them as psychologist in the correctional facilities. But experience has shown that there are some jobs for which retraining doesn’t produce...

Karakert Villagers Still Waiting for Armenian President to Fulfill Campaign Promise

Hetq.am - 2 days ago
Hartenyan claims he’s been told in private that it’s a question of funding holding up the road work.

NKR Foreign Minister Received Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
On November 17, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Karen Mirzoyan received Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk.

New Action In Long-Dormant Film Festival Bribe Case

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
The former head of Thailand’s tourism authority, indicted in the US more than five years ago for allegedly accepting bribes in connection with the Bangkok International Film Festival, may be prosecuted in Thailand...

Artsakh Defense Minister Meets OSCE Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
According to the ministry’s press service, the pair talked about the current situation between the Armenian and Azerbaijani armed forces as well as the hostile incident that took place on November 12 when an Armenian...

Banjos and Bayonets: The Tale of a Holocaust Survivor

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
Elia Kahvedjian's adept fingers could tease the strings of his banjo and mandolin into seductive dances and renditions, just as skillfully and felicitously as they could coax his treasured Hasselblad and Leica...