| 01.10.15 | 11:46
Despite calls from numerous people on Yerevan authorities to channel part of the financial means designated for city anniversary celebrations to helping border communities that suffered in recent Azerbaijani bombardments, the municipality has decided to hold the festivities as planned – as the city budget cannot be spent on something other than the city needs.
| 01.10.15 | 11:38
As a result of hostilities raging in the Middle East, particularly in Syria and Iraq, hundreds of thousands of people turned into refugees trying to seek refuge in several European countries, including Armenia, which is ranked third among countries for the number of refugees they have accepted following this latest crisis.
| 01.10.15 | 10:42
Armenia’s prosecutors have been ordered to provide investigators with an opportunity to seize passports of persons who are under prosecution but not taken to custody under a written undertaking not to leave the country, Prosecutor-General Gevorg Kostanyan said during a press briefing on Wednesday, responding to a reporter’s question regarding a recent case when a man under prosecution managed to leave Armenia and defect to Azerbaijan where he presented himself as a victim of political reprisals.
| 30.09.15 | 11:51
It seems that the houses in the village of Karaglukh (in Armenia’s Vayots Dzor province) are hidden from a downpour of rain at the foot of mountains. Trees which yield in autumn and are heavy with fruits have colored the orchards of the village. Unique and fresh apple orchards are the villagers’ main source of income.
| 24.09.15 | 10:50
Healthcare professionals in Armenia attach great importance to the opening of a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) unit at Yerevan’s #1 Heratsi Hospital.
| 24.09.15 | 10:11
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has condemned the “savage” beating of yet another Armenian anti-government activist, calling on the authorities in Yerevan to identify and punish those responsible for the violence.
| 23.09.15 | 15:57
As a means of easing the burden of increased electricity tariffs, the Government of Armenia will subsidize costs for residents and small businesses.
| 23.09.15 | 10:24
Orchards in Khachik are full of apples and pears this year, but the Armenian border village can’t sell them. The locals blame lack of proper infrastructure for the situation that they say costs them dearly.
| 16.09.15 | 15:26
Over the past five months the rate of the registered cases of food poisoning has increased, but the measures to prevent them are not very effective, specialists say.
| 16.09.15 | 15:06
“Save the sky. Save yourself, protect the ozone layer”. Today marks International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer and according to a local environmental expert, the ozone layer in Armenia, and in particular in Yerevan, is currently in “good condition”.