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Azerbaijan facing choice over Karabakh –NKR Foreign Ministry

The Ministry has issued the call in a post on Twitter, commenting upon the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry’s statement saying that the country expects ...

Armenian-Czech relations discussed in Yerevan

Greeting the newly appointed Czech ambassador to Armenia, Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan expressed hope that his mission in Armenia will impart a new spirit the bilateral political and ...

Locks of Mozart and Beethoven's hair expected to fetch £12,000 in auction

A lock of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s fair hair has been valued at an estimated £10,000 by Sotheby’s auction house, while a small lock of Ludwig van Beethoven’s barnet could reach £2,000 in a separate lot ...

UN calls for more Nepal quake aid

A UN official said there was still a need to focus on providing relief rather than reconstruction. More than 8,000 people died in the disaster and many remain ...

Armenian president conducts working trip to regions (photos)

In Aragatsotn, the Armenian leader first visited the village Sasunik to attend the opening of a kindergarten. The president toured the premises of the newly launched pre-school institution to get familiarized with ...

Armenian president congratulates Jordan monarch on independence day

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has congratulated King Abdullah II of Jordan on the country’s independence anniversary, the state news agency Armenpress reports, citing sources from the Presidential Press Offi

Serzh Sargsyan extends independence day greetings to Argentine leader

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has congratulated his Argentinean counterpart, Cristina Elisabet Fernández de Kirchner , on the country’s national holiday, the independence day, reports the presidential

Forget large busts and long legs: what men really look for in women

“The main thing that men are looking for is intelligence. Surveys have shown time and time again that this is the first thing that men look for. It shows that ...

Armenian defense minister pledges efforts to maintain peace in Karabakh

“The Armenian side’s positions all in all remain the same; we are in favor of a peaceful solution and negotiated processes that should lead to a peer-to-peer dialogue and help build ...

Nagorno-Karabakh president chairs Security Council meeting

Minister of agriculture, director of the state service of emergency situations, director of the countryside and agriculture assistance fund, heads of regional administrations delivered reports…

Most of Armenia’s schools face seismic safety problems – minister

“We are pursuing the following policy: all the buildings constructed after the 1960s and do not meet seismic safety requirements have to be pulled down, with new buildings to be constructed instead…”

Saddam-era general killed by Iraqi troops in Tikrit

Additionally, the top war commander of the ISIL, Sheet Al-Samarrai who was called by the terrorist group as its war minister, was killed in an Iraqi airstrike ...

Minister promises solution to housing problem in earthquake zone by 2016-2017

“Of course, problems are not completely resolved, and we are cooperating with the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs in implementing a social housing program…”

Handful of walnuts a day could keep cancer away, study finds

"While future studies are needed, we're optimistic of the role of miRNAs as biomarkers of disease and prognosis, and may demonstrate a potential therapeutic target for colorectal ...

By destroying Juga cross-stones Azerbaijan showed its true colors – Eduard Sharmazanov

“I should note with regret that we, Armenians, as bearers of millennia-old cultural heritage, even in the 21st century witness the destruction of the Armenian millennia-old cultural heritage…”

Picasso granddaughter to sell artist’s ceramics collection

“The sale is certainly also a way of turning the page. It’s about turning the page on a whole childhood. I suffered a lot as a child and ...

Armenia’s Ministry of Finance implements equal policy to all businesses – minister

Asked about his family’s business problems, the minister advised the journalists to turn to the members of his family that are running the businesses…

Armenia to train its first ever e-governance specialists

The full-time tuition program is designed for master’s and post-graduate students. The total duration is 1.5 year. After a successful completion ...

Lavrov reaffirms support to Karabakh settlement

“The Russian-Azerbaijani strategic cooperation is important when it comes to the development of the bilateral relations and establishing stability in the South Caucasus region ...

Armenian education minister rules out university transfer plan

Armenia’s minister of education and science on Friday dismissed the reports about plans for moving Yerevanbased institutions of higher education to the second largest city of Gyumri Speaking at a news c

Conditional release more effective than amnesty – minister

“Of course, the fewer convicts we have the better. This is constantly changing statistics. And if we compare the number of convicts in Armenia and in the neighboring states, ours is not too high…”

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund sponsored kindergarten renovation project in Sasounik community

“I am sure this project will set a very good example to communities. They can apply and inform us that they have a certain amount, but lack funds and ask us to implement projects…”

Hundreds call for Hagia Sophia to be turned into mosque in Istanbul rally

Hagia Sophia was used as a mosque for 482 years. Following the Ottoman Empire’s collapse, it was converted into a museum by republican officials in 1935…

Yerevan mayor attends gala concert in Saint Petersburg

Governor Poltavchenko congratulated the citizens and informed then that an Armenian delegation led by the Yerevan Mayor attended the concert, which is the best evidence of…

Japan shares hit 15-year high on trade data

The deficit was 53.4bn yen ($440m; £283m) - lower than 825.5bn yen a year ago, and below expectations of 318.9bn yen. There was a surplus in March…