| 11.02.16 | 11:53
A history-making event in the religious world is expected to happen this week. After a long pause, the leaders of the Russian Orthodox and the Roman Catholic Churches will meet again and although this will not have a direct impact on the Armenian side, it is indirectly connected with it, too.
| 10.02.16 | 15:35
Zaruhi Postanjyan, the Heritage faction representative says her professional background and experience make her well suited to serve as Armenia’s Human Rights Defender (Ombudsperson). If named to the post, she must give up her affiliation with the political party.
| 10.02.16 | 10:29
The National Assembly’s standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs has received three nominations for the vacant position of the country’s ombudsman, including those of a deputy justice minister supported by the ruling party and an outspoken government critic backed by some minority parliamentarians.
| 10.02.16 | 10:14
Edmon Marukyan, a member of parliament not affiliated with any faction, and his Bright Armenia party have presented a package of legislative initiatives in parliament, which, as the MP said, represents an alternative way of combating corruption throwing down a gage to the commission created by the government to fight corruption.
| 09.02.16 | 15:14
Grants by the United States will contribute to the fight against corruption in Armenia, Republican MP Karine Achemyan told media Tuesday.
| 09.02.16 | 10:24
Iran sees preconditions for increasing the volume of natural gas exported to Armenia, Alireza Kamel, the director of the country’s national gas exporting company, said, as quoted by the Mehr news agency.
| 08.02.16 | 15:41
Using Armenian letters while writing on the Internet is essential in the globalized society to keep the Armenian alphabet, Zohrab Yeganyan, the author of the initiative called “February 7 Armenian Typing Day on Internet”, has told media.
| 08.02.16 | 14:30
While Yerevan’s municipality says that snow removal work, especially in administrative districts situated at relatively higher altitudes, is being properly conducted, drivers from those districts complain that roads, especially in the morning, were almost impassable due to heavy snowfalls.
| 08.02.16 | 10:14
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School who has served as Armenia’s deputy minister of justice is likely to become Armenia’s next ombudsperson after the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) nominated his candidacy for the post late last week.
| 05.02.16 | 11:16
According to the National Statistical Service (NSS), in Armenia, generally 1.1 million people are employed. Most job seekers are women: more than 70 percent of people registered in the State Employment Agency are women of different ages. One in four young people is registered with the State Employment Agency.