While admitting that Armenia’s new government has yet to be finalized, Artak Zakaryan, President of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Foreign Relations, boasted that it has specified the problems facing the country...
The Organic Agriculture Support Initiative launches 18 Grant Projects and announces a new support programme for Small Farmers
On 29 September 2016 the Organic Agriculture Support Initiative (OASI) presented the 18 successful applicants which were granted with funding and announced additional support to Armenian small farmers and farmer groups.
Newly appointed Armenian Minister of Agriculture Ignaty Arakelyan told reporters today that he is drafting a strategic program whereby the government would be facilitating ways to help villagers engaged in farming.
Disgruntled former workers at Yerevan’s Nairit chemical plant demonstrated outside the Government Building in the Armenian capital today demanding that the Soviet-era complex be reopened.
Arsinée Khanjian to Diaspora: Sign Up to Become Observers in April 2017 Parliamentary Elections in Armenia
The following is an open letter penned by ArsinéeKhanjian, urging Armenians worldwide to “re- examining the nature of the Armenian Diaspora’s engagement with its homeland.”
Armenia’s State Revenue Committee has fined Vernisaj 1 Ltd, a commercial retail developer, 10 million AMD (US$21,100) for leasing retail space in Yerevan’s underground Tashir Street Shopping Center and then subletting the space...
The European Parliament launched a detailed inquiry into the Panama Papers leak of confidential documents on Tuesday, in an effort to close offhsore loopholes that have allowed the rich and powerful to hide billions in secret.
“My brother visited and said that there were houses for the taking. There were five of us sisters-in-law. We said we would buy some animals to raise,” Heriknaz says, adding that she really liked the village.
14 Armenian MPs have signed a petition calling for the lifting of pre-trial detention imposed on Andreas Ghukasyan, a member of the Votki Hayastan (Rise Up Armenia) civic group now facing charges of inciting public disorder...
A Yerevan prosecutor today lifted pre-trial detention against two individuals charged with aiding and abetting the armed Sasna Dzrer group that seized a police building in July.
On September 27, during his ongoing working visit to Belgium, Artsakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Karen Mirzoyan met with Eleni Theocharous, President of the European Parliament’s EU-Armenia Friendship Group.
Rostomyan was appointed president of Armenia’s Basketball federation in 2006 and served as secretary general of the National Olympic Committee from 2010-2012