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US: Extradited Lithuanian Man Pleads Not Guilty in US$ 100 million Fraud Case

A Lithuanian man accused of conning Google and Facebook out of over US$ 100 million through an email fraud scheme pleaded not guilty in a US court on...

Armenians Among 12 Arrested in Los Angeles on Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

Hetq.am13 hours ago
Twelve individuals were taken into custody on August 3, 2017 on charges that they diverted at least 2 million prescription pills – including...

Armenian President Holds Talks on Upcoming Armenia-Diaspora Conference

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan today convened a meeting to discuss the upcoming sixth Armenia- Diaspora Conference and steps being taken to form a...

Australian Miner Iluka Resources Reveals African Bribery Scandal

Australian miner Iluka Resources uncovered that the firm it acquired last year engaged in bribery with senior government officials, The Sydney...

Favoritism Shears Competitors in Georgian Sheep Industry

Beka Gonashvili's love for Georgian folk music led him into the sheep export business nearly a decade ago. But he’s singing a sad song now,...

Israel Detains Billionaire Beny Steinmetz in Money Laundering Probe

Israeli authorities detained on Monday Beny Steinmetz, one of the country’s richest men, and four other money laundering and fraud suspects, media...

Riding the "Kiddy Train": A Big Deal for Village Children

Hetq.amChildren2 days ago
Children rush out from courtyards large and small to see what’s going on. Within a few minutes the streets are full of noise and commotion, the...

The Khosrov Wildfire: Are the Media in Armenia Asking the Right Questions?

The media in Armenia should be asking what caused the fire now raging in the Khosrov Forest State Reserve. For me, that’s the real story to be...

AWOL Armenian Soldier Found Hanging in Native Village

Hetq.amArmy3 days ago
The body of Abas Aloyan, a conscript soldier in the Armenian army, was found hanging in a shed yesterday in the Shirak village of Hatsik.

Yerevan Municipality Discusses Dog Walks, Bicycle Safety Issues

Hetq.amYerevan4 days ago
In response to numerous complaints about pet dogs being allowed to run free in the city’s parks, the Yerevan Municipality will be discussing the...

Yerevan Residents Complain About Uncollected Trash; Hauler Partly Blames Citizens

Hetq.amYerevan1 week ago
Sanitek, the company contracted by the Yerevan Municipality to collect garbage in the Armenian capital, says that several of its garbage trucks have...

Seventh Wounded Soldier Receives a House in Artsakh from the Tufenkian Foundation

Hetq.am1 week ago
Although the 2016 emergency has ended, the housing need for Artsakh’s soldiers is still a pending issue. With many wounded/disabled soldiers...

Armenia: Defendants in 2015 Conspiracy to Overthrow Government Deny All Charges

On December 19, 2015, Armenia’s National Security Service (NSS) reported that Vahan Shirkhanyan, a former deputy defense minister of Armenia, was...

The “Repatriates”: Deception, Sacrifice, and Now Scorn

Hetq.amArmenia1 week ago
Thevast majority of the recent emigrants have been deghatsiner (from long-established native families), not akhbarner. Most of them have left...

Monitoring of Jailed Sasna Dzrer Members on Hunger Strike

Hetq.amArmenia1 week ago
Staffers of Armenia’s Human Rights Defender’s Office paid an unannounced visit to the Nubarashen Penitentiary to monitor the conditions in which...