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“Broken Childhood”: 17 Year-Old Yerevan Painter Wins Holocaust Competition

Hetq.am - 21 hours ago
The young artist told Hetq that he has two canvases dedicated to the victims of the1915 Armenian Genocide.

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica Sympathizes with the Victims of the Holocaust and Recalls the Armenian Genocide

Hetq.am - 1 day ago
The President of Uruguay, José Mujica, delivered a speech in a national radio and TV chain on January 27 to commemorate the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust, in which he described as...

Armenian Court Sentences Vardan Petrosyan to Five Years

Hetq.am - 1 day ago
Armenia’s Kotayk Provincial Court today sentenced performance artist Vardan Petrosyan to five years imprisonment for his involvement in an October 2013 deadly road accident in which two sixteen year old boys were...

Body of Armenian Soldier Found Hanging in Gym

Hetq.am - 1 day ago
Armenia’s Ministry of Defense reports that the body of Armenia solider Haykaz Barseghyan, was found earlier today hanging from a rope attached to the horizontal bar in the gym of a training unit in Yerevan he was...

Live Coverage: Business Owners Protest in Yerevan

Hetq.am - 1 day ago
Hundreds of small and medium sized business owners have again gathered outside the Government Building in Yerevan demanding that a new Circulation Tax law be nullified.

Armenia's Investigative Committee Hasn't Yet Ordered Psych Tests for Russian Soldier Charged with Gyumri Murders

Hetq.am - 2 days ago
While the Investigative Committee (IC) has ordered a number of forensic and ballistic tests regarding the case, Hetq has learned that no psychological or psychiatric exams have been ordered as yet.

The Co-Chairs Called on Azerbaijan to Observe Its Commitments

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
We expressed to the Minister our serious concern about reported incursions across the Line of Contact and the Armenia-Azerbaijan border, resulting in casualties. The rise in violence that began last year must stop...

Armenian President Pays Respects at Yerablour on Army Day

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan today, visited the Yerablour Military Pantheon on the occasion of Army Day, a national holiday in the country. Accompanying Sargsyan to pay their respects

OSCE Chairperson Deplores Upsurge of Violence on Armenian-Azerbaijani Border and the Line of Contact.

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Serbia’s Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić expressed concern at recent developments on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and the Line of Contact. “I would like to urge the sides to ensure...

Police seize $2.5 million worth cocaine at Armenia-Georgia border

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
Three citizens of Bulgaria have been detained after Georgia’s regional police department made a significant drug bust.

New Polish Ambassador to Armenia Presents Credentials

Hetq.am - 3 days ago
Poland’s newly appointed ambassador to Armenia Jerzy Nowakowski today presented his diplomatic credentials to Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan.

Armenian President Sargsyan: ‘Armenians Empathize With Pain of Jewish People’

Hetq.am - 4 days ago
The genocide committed against the Jews during the World War II was truly one of the cruelest and most tragic pages in the human history.

Challenges for Art in Armenia: View from Three Contemporary Artists and an Art Curator

Hetq.am - 4 days ago
I recently sat down with them to discuss their thoughts on the challenges they face regarding art in the Armenian context as well as the impact they believe art can have on Armenian society

Azerbaijan Violates Ceasefire 300 Times Overnight, Says Artsakh Defense Army

Hetq.am - 4 days ago
The Artsakh Defense Army (ADA) reports that the Azerbaijani military violated the ceasefire 300 times overnight firing more than 4,500 rounds, including mortar and grenade launchers.

Georgian Driver Sentenced to 17 Years for Involvement in Armenia's Largest Drug Bust Goes on Hunger Strike

Hetq.am - 4 days ago
Martiashvili was found guilty on January 20, 2015 for driving a truck that was found to contain 850 kilos of heroin when inspected seized at the Meghri customs house on January 17, 2014.

Iranian Foreign Minister Arrives Today in Yerevan for Talks

Hetq.am - 4 days ago
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, arrives in Armenia today for a two day visit at the invitation of Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan.

Government Grant Distributed by ‘Secret’ Experts: Ministry of Education and Science Won’t Publish Names

Hetq.am - 5 days ago
The Ministry of Education and Science and the State Committee of Science refuse to publish their names without the grounds per an act of law prohibiting them from maintaining their secrecy.

Artsakh Defense Army Claims at Least 14 Azerbaijani Soldiers Killed This Past Week

Hetq.am - 6 days ago
The Artsakh Defense Army (ADA) reports that over the past week its forces have killed at least 14 and wounded more than 20 Azerbaijani military personnel in a series of actions designed to prevent enemy incursions...

Endangered Bonobo Chimp Imported to Armenia Goes Missing: Preliminary Investigation Drags On

Hetq.am - 1 week ago
An endangered bonobo primate has disappeared from the Jambo Exotic Park in Armenia’s Tzoraghbyur village.

Plaintiff Calls Petrosyan's Lawyer "Riff-Raff"

Hetq.am - 1 week ago
After his defense lawyers made counter arguments, the ongoing trial of performance actor Vardan Petrosyan was postponed today until January 26.