God Spared Us But Not Because We Are Smart
The leading political scientists of Russia and the region continue to consider the processes of the South Caucasus as a horizontal confrontation, i.e. the old West-East model in which the subject of the political debate and fight is the “Eurasian corridor”.Apparently, the consciousness of the political scientists, analysts and policy ma...
European Parliament: If Turkey reintroduces death penalty, it will reject EU accession
President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani told La Repubblica, that he is concerned about the first report of the OSCE observer mission on constitutional referendum in Turkey, which speaks of the lack of equality of the parties and that the issues put to the vote haven't been properly explained.
If these charges are confirmed, according ...
Why Is U.S. Embassy in Armenia So Big?
My friend who is in the sphere of IT research and development argues that the United States has not undertaken any political action relating to the Armenian parliamentary election.It is not ruled out that many think so and there is no need to dwell on this point of view. Moreover, in fact, the United States has not demonstrated any activity with re...
What's America Going to Do Next
Donald Trump’s electoral campaign was a demonstration of the challenges and desires of the “working class” and non-working class where the presidential candidate vowed to isolate America from excessively globalist intentions and bring the country onto a path of an overt social-ethnic egotism.Those who have visited provincial Ameri...
How to lessen labor migration from Armenia? Politicians’ proposals
Labor market and migration are among Armenia’s biggest problems. Political forces, racing for seats in the National Assembly, have presented their approaches to this problem solution during the round-table discussion initiated by Alternative Research Center.
On April 2, Armenian citizens will go to polls to form a new parliament. These parli...
Investigation of Case of 18 People Accused of Police Patrol Building Standoff Completed
The Special Investigative Service informed that the indictments of 18 people were updated based on evidence gained during the investigation of the case of standoff of the administrative building of the Police Patrol Service of Yerevan on 17 July 2016.
Martiros Hakobyan, Toros Torosyan, Sergey Kyureghyan and Gevorg Iritsyan were indicted under Arti...
Defendant in case of Igla smuggling to Armenia not to attend consideration of appeal
The defendant in the case related to the smuggling of Igla air missile system to Armenia, Sanasar Gabrielyan, doesn’t wish to attend the consideration of the appeal of his case, his attorney, Karapet Aghajanyan, told Armenian News – NEWS.am.
In his words, the Appeals Court has taken into proceedings the appeal on the judgment rendered ...
Pakistani that crossed Turkey-Armenia border gets 1-year sentence
Pakistani citizen Abrar Zafar, who had illegally crossed into Armenia from Turkey in May 2016, has been sentenced to one year in prison.
The Court of First Instance of the Ararat and Vayots Dzor Provinces of Armenia has reached this verdict.
At court, however, Zafar plead innocent. He testified that he had no intention of crossing the Turkish-Arm...
3 people killed in Fresno shooting
At least three people were killed as a result of a shooting in downtown Fresno, California.
As Reuters reported, the police detained the shooter, Kori Ali Muhammad, 39. The man knew he was being searched for and he "decided he was going to kill more people."
Police Chief Jerry D...
Armenian who returned from Azerbaijan captivity gets 9-year sentence for killing teenage girl
Arsen Khojoyan has been sentenced to nine years in prison for the murder of a teenage girl last summer, in Tavush Province of Armenia.
Khojoyan’s mother, Mrs. Svetlana, informed about the aforementioned to Armenian News-NEWS.am.
“Arsen said nothing in court,” she added. “He refused to testify.”
The trial into this m...
Quake hits Armenia
The “Survey for Seismic Protection” Agency of Armenia recorded a magnitude-2.3 earthquake in the country, on Tuesday at 10:49am local time.
The epicenter of this tremor was 18 kilometers west of Stepanavan town in Lori Province.
The hypocenter of the quake was 10 km beneath the surface.
This seismic activity measured magnitude 3, at ...
Young elephant fights with crocodile
An elephant was filmed fighting for its life with a crocodile that latched onto the pachyderm’s trunk.
The incident occurred at a national park in Malawi, reported UPI.
The video shows a crocodile jump out of the water latch its jaws onto the trunk of a young elephant approaching the water with its herd.
The adult elephants quickly get int...
The Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ is scientifically proven to improve your health
The Japanese practice of forest bathing is proven to lower heart rate and blood pressure, reduce stress hormone production, boost the immune system, and improve overall feelings of wellbeing.
Forest bathing—basically just being in the presence of trees—became part of a national public health program in Japan in 1982 when the forestry m...
Killing flu viruses with help from a frog
Frog mucus is loaded with molecules that kill bacteria and viruses, and researchers are beginning to investigate it as a potential source for new anti-microbial drugs. One of these "host defense peptides," courtesy of a colorful tennis-ball-sized frog species (Hydrophylax bahuvistara) from southern India, can destroy many strains of human flu and p...
Spayka will invest $ 20 million in construction of new greenhouses
Spayka will invest $ 20 million in the construction of new greenhouses in Armenia in 2017. Currently, the company owns 35 hectares of greenhouses, where it grows tomatoes and cucumbers. By the end of the year it is planned to build another 20 hectares of greenhouses and create about 200 new jobs, said Karen Baghdasaryan, the head of the project man...
This is Formula 1 in 2027, according to Renault
Renault introduced the RS 2027 Vision concept at the Shanghai Motor Show. It's meant to show off Renault's idea for Formula 1 in 10 years' time, and while the general shape of the car may be similar to modern F1 cars, there's a whole lot of interesting tech hidden away in there.
To keep the focus on the drivers, Renault gave its concept a transpar...
Facebook Messenger wants to be the new Yellow Pages
Facebook Messenger wants to be your one-stop shop for... everything.
Want to check on your flight or buy some Nikes? The social network hopes you'll never leave its chat app.
Facebook on Tuesday unveiled new features for Messenger that aim to give people more ways to communicate with businesses but cut out the tedium -- like talking to customer s...
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If you thought maybe, just maybe, Nintendo would keep its wildly popular NES Classic alive in the rest of the world despite discontinuing it in North America, abandon all hope.
Nintendo said Tuesday it's ended production of the mini gaming console. "We can confirm that we are no longer manufacturing the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainmen...
Facebook's next act: A new spin on reality
There are parts of your life Facebook hasn't yet invaded. But it's coming.
The social networking giant is creating a new type of app designed to overlay images from a computer onto the real world. Hold up your phone, turn on its camera, and it'll be able to add virtual signs or art, or even games where there was none before.
The technology is cal...
Microsoft to help train Armenian school teachers
The Armenian ministry of education and science and Microsoft signed on Friday a Memorandum of Understanding, whereby Microsoft will contribute to the improvement of the qualification level of school teachers, as well as participate in a pilot program of the Armenian government to provide schools with computers.
Minister Levon Mkrtchyan noted durin...
Fancy jewelry company to invest 90 million drams in expansion of output
The Fancy jewelry company will invest 90 million drams in the expansion of production, Armenian minister of economic development and investment Suren Karayan said at a government meeting on Thursday.
The government provided today the company with customs payments benefits in connection with the import of technological equipment and raw materials.
EEU and Iran to sign free trade agreement in a few months
The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Iran may sign an agreement on trade and economic relations in a few months, a spokeswoman for the Armenian ministry of economic development and investment, said on Tuesday to ARKA.
"Negotiations (between EEU and Iran) on trade and economic cooperation continue; they have not been suspended," Anna Ohanyan said....
Armenia’s state food safety service to encourage orderly meat products selling stores
Armenia’s State Food Safety Service said it will encourage those meat products selling stores, whose operation will comply with all safety requirements.
It explained that those stores, whose operation meets all veterinary and sanitary-hygienic standards, will be given special stickers, indicating that they have proper lighting and ventilatio...
Unibank offers gold-secured loans at profitable terms
The Yerevan-based Unibank said today it offers gold-secured loans starting from 19% per annum interest rates. According to a bank’s press release, the largest loan amount is 2 million drams repayable within 36 months.
Loans are provided by the following branches in Yerevan- Malatia, Tamanyan, Acharyan, David Bek and Kochar, as well as by reg...
Over 12,200 real estate transactions registered in Armenia in February
Some 12,247 real estate deals were registered in Armenia in February 2017 – 8.1% less than in the same period a year before, but 24.1% more than in January 2017, the State Real Estate Cadastre of Armenia reports.
Yerevan is singled out in the report for the largest number of transactions, which made up 39.7% of the total number, and Vayots D...
FIFA: Armenia drop 3 spots
The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) on Thursday issued its new World Ranking.
Accordingly, the Armenian national squad have fallen three spots and are now ranked 85th in the new FIFA standings, albeit they have played no matches since the previous World Ranking.
The squad’s once 30th ranking was a record-breaking hig...
Mkhitaryan assists homeless man in Manchester
Manchester United (England; a.k.a. Red Devils) midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan helped out a homeless man in Manchester, according to the Mirror newspaper of Great Britain.
Coming out of the San Carlo Italian restaurant in the city center, the captain of the Armenian national football squad approached his car, near which he saw a homeless man, and he...
Armenia’s Grigoryan becomes international tournament winner
On April 16 and 17, the national taekwondo team of Armenia competed in the prestigious G1 ranking Fajr Cup that was held in Sari, Iran.
At the event, Armenia’s Arsen Grigoryan (87kg) won a gold medal while Sergey Vardazaryan (68kg) became a bronze medalist in their respective weight classes, informed the Taekwondo Federation of Armenia.
Armenia freestyle wrestlers to return from Turkey with 2 medals
The national freestyle wrestling team of Armenia will return home with two medals from an international tournament that wrapped up in Istanbul, Turkey.
On the last day of this event, Narek Sirunyan won a silver medal in the 65kg category.
A day earlier, Volodya Frangulyan had become a bronze medalist in the 61kg competition.
Mkhitaryan expresses support to Borussia Dortmund
Armenian national football squad captain and Manchester United (England) midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan expressed support to his former club Borussia Dortmund (Germany), whose team bus was hit by explosive devices on Tuesday.
“I was deeply shocked by the explosions last night in Dortmund, a city that has a very special place in my heart,&rdqu...
We can not let this happen to another group of people. Cher about Armenian Genocide
Armenian-American singer Cher has again supported the movie The Promise about Armenian Genocide. The last time the singer invited everyone to be present at the premiere of the movie, this time she shared a video on her Twitter, where she says.
«Hitler said, if they don't remember the Armenians, they won't remember the Jews . We can not let t...
Armenian American singer Greg Marks on His Music Career And Dreams
Armenian American singer Greg Marks lives in Los Angeles. The singer is only 15 years old, but already has achieved some success in music field. For example, recently he has released a new music video on his song «Too Late», which is on Vevo now.
Besides Greg has appeared in couple of movies, among them: «Aram, Aram», &laqu...
Eurovision 2017. Armenian Artsvik is still the leader of the Best Soloist Poll
Two days ago the famous Wiwibloggs has announced a poll in order to find out who according to their readers is the best female soloist of the contest. Armenian representative Artsvik continues to lead the poll. She has received the 17 percent of the voting.
By the way, the music video of Fly With Me has reached over 1 million views on the Eurovisi...
Eurovision 2017. German representative Levina visited the memorial of Armenian Genocide
The representative of Germany in Eurovision 2017, Levina is in Yerevan. Yesterday the singer was exploring the country during which she shared her emotions with NEWS.am STYLE.
Today Levina met Armenian representative of the contest, Artsvik with whom she visited the memorial of Armenian Genocide. The singer put flowers in Tsitsernakaberd after whi...
Uttaran star Rohit Khurana on Vansh, his career and Armenian fans
Bollywood TV series Uttaran has become one of the favorite TV novels for many Armenians, that’s why NEWS.am STYLE always approaches to its characters. But today we have a special surprise for all the fans of Uttaran. We have had a very interesting interview with one of the stars of the show-Rohit Khurana, who embodies Vansh. Bollywood actor s...
Tradition in costumes of Armenian Diaspora (Photo)
They keep the promise and not forget the culture.
Crazy British Easter (Photos)
It's just strange.
The best picture of two ministers
They are shared one balcony... Armen Amiryan, Minister of Culture. Hranush Hakobyan, Minister of Diaspora.
Armenian politicians beautiful daugthers (photos)
Here are children of those who makes the political agenda of our country.
Italian TV anchor's in curious situation
During the TV Program, an Italian anchor accidently show what she hide under curious place.