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Gyumri mayor leaves Prosperous Armenia party

“Considering Prosperous Armenia party leader Gagik Tsarukyan’s decision to retire from politics, I do not feel any responsibility to the Prosperous Armenia party any more…”

Workshop on Foodborne Disease Risk Assessment in Yerevan

The aim of the workshop is to present the report on foodborne diseases in Armenia, including current state and things to be done, primary foodborne diseases, control system creation capacities…

Ukraine crisis: Ukrainian MPs back bill to boost army

The government said its army had begun the second stage of pulling back heavy weapons on Thursday in line with the ceasefire agreed in Minsk last month…

Prosperous Armenia party henceforth opposition force – chairperson

The decision is the result of discussions by the political Council and with the Prosperous Armenia parliamentary faction. The party will develop a new strategy, without departing from its program…

Moscow concerned about US paratroopers’ presence near Lvov

"According to information we possess, up to 300 servicemen from the 173rd Airborne Brigade of the U.S. armed forces based in Italy should be relocated ...

Photographer taking pictures of marriage proposals in New York

​Since he began, Vlad Leto has photographed couples all over New York City and the surrounding area, from parks and bridge to boats and hotels. "I can do it with my eyes closed ...

Prosperous Armenia party gets new leader

Secretary of the Prosperous Armenia parliamentary faction Naira Zohrabyan has unanimously been elected chairperson of the Prosperous Armenia party at the party’s 8th congress on Thursday…

Arsenal in Jackson Martinez transfer bid, Porto likely to accept’

Martinez has emerged as one of Arsenal’s key transfer targets ahead of the summer transfer window. The Gunners have apparently been watching ...

Armenia’s Opposition not ‘crushed’ – MP

“The opposition is not silent. Rather, it is noisily silent. As the saying is ‘nature abhors a vacuum.’ In any case, describing the Opposition as ‘crushed’ is wrong…”

Bruce Willis to star on Broadway

William Goldman has once again adapted the book. His previous film adaptation, based on Stephen King's celebrated novel, was directed by Rob Reiner and released in 1990, starring James Caan and ...

Prosperous Armenia leader quits politics with no plan to return

“The moment arrived for me to make a decision to never again engage in active politics, to suspend my authorities as the party’s chairman and the ...

Armenia’s economy minister urges companies moderate appetites

“Conceptually, it is a very good initiative aimed at the future. I think some of our MPs who do not properly perceive the need for this institution…”

Armenia’s role simplest in new EU Neighborhood Policy – lawmaker

“Armenia has clearly marked-out interests, which are in the domain of the Armenian-Russian [relations], as well as interests implying the development of the Armenia-EU ties ...

Turkish president suggests public pressure on smokers

“When I see someone smoking, I try my best to take their boxes. And I feel myself happy when I make someone quit smoking as if I had helped their rebirth…”

Armenian president addresses message on commander Vazgen Sargsyan’s birthday anniversary

“You should also remember you are not henceforth going to be ‘volunteers.’ You are soldiers and officers of the future. Regardless of what walk of life you prefer, I am sure you will be worthy citizens…”

UK House of Lords calls for compulsory registration of drones

The House of Lords EU Committee is calling for the compulsory registration of all commercial and civilian drones, claiming that it would allow the government to track and manage drone traffic and address safety concer

Apology not enough for Genocide – German town hosts exhibition-debate

Entitled “My Beloved Brother, Armenians in Turkey 100 Years Ago”, it featured Armenians residing in different parts of Turkey in the early 20th century. The author said he derived inspiration from his very first exhibition ...

Islamic university may open in southern Italian town

“Theology” and “Law”. But you do not say in what language it will be taught and if there will be any control from Italian authorities ...

Armenia’s government approves 2015 SME development program

“The most important instrument is assisting SME in retaining and developing their infrastructures. A total of AMD 150m are expected to be allocated for this purpose…”

Nairit staff threatening strong protests over unpaid salaries (photos)

The crowd was threatening a sit-in protest followed by a hunger-strike. One of the protesters who identified himself as Tigran told the journalists on the scene ...

We need constructive opposition, says Republican MP

“It is desirable for the opposition to not only raise the problems existing in our reality but also to contribute to their solution ...

Turkish-Armenian friendship statue artist ‘to party with Erdogan’s money’

Mehmet Aksoy said the ruling showed that politicians cannot speak in such a way and should appreciate arts and artists. “Artists and art must not be shoved around. We should ...

Gyumri murder: Premyakov to face forensic-psychiatric probe - Russian media

“All the rumors that Premyakov has been already diagnosed with mental disorders are based on reports. The expert examination results are not yet ...

Armenian nation’s Garibaldi – today marks Vazgen Sargsyan's birthday

“Likewise Garibaldi united Italy, Vazgen Sargsyan united us all, so his memory can be respected differently by different representatives ...

Armenia: Roads heavy-going as snow hits regions

Snow precipitations observed in different regions of Armenia since morning have created difficulty for traffic The Ministry of Territorial Administration and Emergencies reports that the SotkKarvatchar and Al