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One Family’s Odyssey: To Belgium andFrance and Unwillingly Back to Armenia

Hetq.am 10 hours ago

All of five year-old Davit’s toys were left behind in the Belgian town of Kortenaken. That was the day Belgian officials told Davit’s parents that they were sending the family back to Armenia. Taking only the...

Production of Dilly "Mozarella" Banned for Health Violations

Hetq.am 3 days ago

Armenia’s Food Safety Service (Ministry of Agriculture) had banned the production of the “Mozarella” brand cheese by the Dilly Company due to sample testing showing that the cheese does not meet intestinal bacteria to...

"Russia Draws Armenia in Latest Russian-Turkish Dalliance," Says JirairSefilian

Hetq.am 3 days ago

First, as I have repeatedly said and I will repeat it here, the EEU is a stillborn project — it will not become a reality.

Armenian PM Appoints New Deputy Justice Minister

Hetq.am 3 days ago

Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan today appointed Artyom Geghamyan to the post of deputy justice minister.

US: NY Governor Allegedly Interfered In The Anti-Corruption Commission He Founded

Hetq.am 3 days ago

The New York governor’s office tampered with an anti-corruption commission that his office set up to root out corruption in state politics, according to a New York Times investigation.

Hayrapetyan Charged with Embezzlement, Money Laundering

Hetq.am 3 days ago

Levon Hayrapetyan, the native Artsakh businessman arrested in Moscow on July 15, has been officially charged with embezzlement and illegal money laundering by a Russian investigative body according to ITAR TASS.

Djrahovit Library a Soviet Holdover: Poetry Dedicated to Papa Lenin Doesn't Attract Young Readers

Hetq.am 4 days ago

Mrs. Gasparyan doesn’t share the opinion that the number of readers has decreased and that books have given way to the internet.

Komitas Museum/Institute To Be Built In Yerevan By Year's End

Hetq.am 4 days ago

A museum/research institute dedicated to the life and work of Armenian clergyman, composer and musicologist Komitas (Soghomon Soghomonian), will open in Yerevan by year’s end.

“Add a Brick Campaign!” - Help Hrant Dink Foundation Move to New Premises

Hetq.am 4 days ago

We believe that the project will expand along with your contributions and will become a shared project of tens and hundreds of supporters.

Montenegro: Alleged Serbian Drug Lord Arrested

Hetq.am 5 days ago

A man who the Serbian prime minister has called “the biggest drug lord” in the country was arrested Monday in Montenegro, but he was released Tuesday after interrogation.

OCCRP And Google Ideas Host Inaugural London “Investigathon”

Hetq.am 5 days ago

The power of technology and journalism were put on display on July 14 in London. OCCRP, in partnership with Google Ideas, brought together nearly one hundred journalists, programmers, researchers and others in a day-...

Armenian Foreign Minister Attends Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the EU and Eastern Partnership States

Hetq.am 5 days ago

Edward Nalbandian highlighted that the EU's consistent assistance and support play significant role in the realization of reforms in Armenia, the strengthening of democracy and institutional capacities.

Prosperous Armenia MP Doesn't Rule Out Hand of Azerbaijan in Hayrapetyan's Arrest

Hetq.am 5 days ago

Regarding the July 15 arrest of Artsakh native businessman Levon Hayrapetyan in Moscow, Prosperous Armenia MP Grigori Margaryan told Hetq that while he saw no political undertones in the matter, he could not rule out...

No Final Date on Armenia's Accession to Eurasian Union: Head of Ruling Faction Says PM Only Guessing

Hetq.am 5 days ago

"There's no talk of a final deadline — neither January 1 nor October 1. Be patient for a few days, for some time. The presidents will meet in the summer, and there will be a final decision only at that time. All other...

OSCE Rep Concerned About Armenia Court Decision Forcing Media Outlets to Disclose Sources

Hetq.am 5 days ago

The Administrative Court of the Kentron and Nork-Marash districts in Yerevan ruled that two media outlets, the Hraparak newspaper and Ilur.am news portal, should disclose their sources as part of the criminal...

Environment Minister Tours Lori; Promises to Get Tough on Violators

Hetq.am 5 days ago

Yesterday, Armenian Minister of Nature Environment Aramayis Grigoryan toured Lori Province on a fact-finding mission.

“Aram Manoukian Summer Camp” of Shoushi : 10th year

Hetq.am 5 days ago

For the past nine consecutive years, the “Aram Manoukian Summer Camp” has been welcoming the Children of Artsakh, in the mythical city of Shoushi, in Artsakh.

Artsakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives ICRC Mission Head

Hetq.am 5 days ago

On July 22, Artsakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Karen Mirzoyan received Thomas Hallier, Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Mission in Artsakh.

Nephew of Former Gyumri Mayor Gets 17 Years on Murder Rap

Hetq.am 6 days ago

The Shirak Provincial Court today sentenced Vahe Ghoukasyan, nephew of former Gyumri mayor Vardan Ghoukasyan, to 17 years imprisonment for murder and illegal weapons possession.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia met the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs

Hetq.am 6 days ago

During the meeting discussions on the peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh-Azerbaijani conflict continued.

Turkey: Senior Police Arrested; Accused Of Illegal Wiretapping And Spying On Government

Hetq.am 6 days ago

The government claims that thousands of people were illegally wiretapped, including Erdogan, cabinet members, and the head of Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization, Hakan Fidan.

Armenian Primate of Georgia: 'Yesterday's Assault On Church Was Definitely Organized'

Hetq.am 6 days ago

Archbishop Vazgen Mirzakhanyan, Primate of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Georgia, told Hetq that he has no doubt that yesterday’s assault by a mob of fifty on the clergy and staff at the Tbilisi Holy Etchmiadzin...

Armavir Mayor Injured, Driver Killed, in Artsakh Car Explosion

Hetq.am 6 days ago

Armavir mayor Rouben Khlghatyan was rushed by helicopter to a Yerevan hospital after the car he was in detonated a mine near the village of Vaghazin in the Kashatagh district of Artsakh.

Monte Melkonian and the Way of the Samurai – Changing Reality through Struggle

Hetq.am 6 days ago

One day, I walked into the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF)central office in Glendale and found four copies of a red bookentitled The Right to Struggle by Monte Melkonian. I was curious as to who had left these books and...

No Buyers, Only Sellers at Land Auction in Armenian Village of Nor Gyugh

Hetq.am 6 days ago

Yet another land sale auction this year in the village of Nor Gyugh in Kotayk Province was cancelled due to lack of bids.

New Mayor of Goris Cites Stray Dogs and Garbage Collection as Top Priorities

Hetq.am 6 days ago

Adounts told Hetq that his top priority as mayor would be to improve garbage collection, the problem of stray dogs and street lighting.

Aznavour Attends Opening of Armenian Consulate in Lyon

Hetq.am 6 days ago

Charles Aznavour was one of the dignitaries on hand at yesterday’s official opening of an Armenian consulate in Lyon, France.

Disrobing for the Sake of Art is Not Shameful, Says Belarusian Actor About Her Breakout Role

Hetq.am 1 week ago

Though she initially objected, Yana Novikova (pictured) agreed to disrobe for her breakout role as Anya in Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's The Tribe (Plemya).

Alaverdi Residents Celebrate Their “Day”

Hetq.am 1 week ago

It seemed like all the residents of Alaverdi, a town of 15,000 in Armenia’s northeast Lori Province, turned out yesterday to celebrate “Alaverdi Day”.

An Assault on the Armenian Church in Tbilisi

Hetq.am 1 week ago

On July 19, 2014, a pre-planned attack was perpetrated on the representatives of the Armenian Church of SurbEtchmiadzin located in Tbilisi, which was motivated by ethnic and religious hatred.At around 4 pm, a...