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Oil prices going down
Trading data show that the world oil prices are dropping, reported RT news agency of Russia. Accordingly, the April Futures’ Brent Crude Oil has reduced by 0.78 percent and reached $64.91 per barrel. And the April Futures’ Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) has gone down by 1.04 percent and totaled $61.04 per barrel.
2018-02-22 12:08:19
US embassy in Montenegro is attacked
A man threw an explosive device onto the grounds of the United States Embassy in Montenegro late Wednesday night, but succeeded only in killing himself, the US State Department said, according to The New York Times. Around midnight local time, witnesses saw the man, who was not identified, throw an object over the wall of the embassy property in Podgorica, the Montenegrin capital city, according to Steve Goldstein, the State Department’s under secretary for public diplomacy and public aff...
2018-02-22 12:06:52
Nalbandian on Karabakh conflict: Armenia, Minsk Group Co-Chairs have always stre...
Armenia and the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs have continuously stressed the necessity of respecting the commitments reached at the Vienna and St. Petersburg Summits. Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian on Wednesday stated the aforesaid in his address at the plenary meeting of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament, in Brussels. “In 1999, the European Parliament adopted a resolution which stipulated that Nagorno-Karabakh declared its independence following simil...
2018-02-22 12:04:49
White House: It’s very clear that Russia meddled in US election
It’s very clear that Russia meddled in the election, spokesperson for White House Sarah Sanders said during the briefing on Tuesday. She said Donald Trump had never said that Russia didn’t meddle. “What he is saying is it didn’t have an impact, and it certainly wasn’t with help from the Trump campaign. It’s very clear that Russia meddled in the election. It’s also very clear that it didn’t have an impact on the election. And it’s also very...
2018-02-21 10:35:35
Newspaper: Duo of Armenian MPs known by their visit to Baku to leave for Berlin
YEREVAN. – After forming a new coalition government, Germany is trying to rapidly return its “diplomatic presence” in the Middle East and in our region with a serious focus on Armenia, Hraparak daily writes on Wednesday. Following the Munich summit, Germany is organizing “Armenia-EU Development Prospects” conference. The Armenian side will be presented at the conference in the following format: Armen Ashotyan from the Republican Party of Armenia and Mane Tandilyan ...
2018-02-21 10:34:27
Oil prices go down
Trading data show that the world oil prices are going down, reported RT news agency of Russia. The April Futures’ Brent Crude Oil has gone down by 0.98 percent and reached $64.61per barrel. Accordingly, the March Futures’ Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) has gone down by 1.23 percent and totaled $61.03 per barrel.
2018-02-21 10:33:36
Diogo Pinto: Time has come for EU to raise its game in Karabakh
Thirty years after the Karabakh conflict, it is time for the EU to turn its attention back to Nagorno-Karabakh and do better in acknowledging the territory, Diogo Pinto, Director of European Friends of Armenia writes in an article published by Euractiv.com. When the OSCE Minsk Group spearheads the efforts of the international community to find a peaceful solution to the conflict, while the EU pursues a policy of “neutrality”, Pinto writes. Brussels support the Minsk Group efforts, ...
2018-02-21 10:31:59
Armenia FM to head to Brussels
YEREVAN. – The Foreign Minister of Armenia, Edward Nalbandian, on Wednesday will pay a working visit to Brussels. In the Belgian capital city, Nalbandian will address the plenary meeting of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. Also, the Armenian FM will meet with EU’s diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Polic...
2018-02-20 16:06:03
Karabakh’s Sahakyan: Mining industry development will be at state focus
STEPANAKERT. – President of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR), Bako Sahakyan, on Tuesday convened a working consultation devoted to the activities of the Base Metals company in 2017 and programs planned for 2018. Special reference was made to the activities carried out at the Kashen mining complex, Central Information Department of the Office of the NKR President informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. Sahakyan noted that Base Metals is among the biggest enterprises in Arts...
2018-02-20 16:05:25
Armenia President on Karabakh Movement 30th anniversary: We can do much more, an...
The President of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, on Tuesday issued an address on the occasion of Artsakh Revival Day and Karabakh Movement 30th anniversary. “Dear Compatriots, “On 20 February 1988, the Nagorno-Karabakh Regional Council met in an extraordinary session to adopt a resolution expressing the Artsakh [(Nagorno-Karabakh)] people’s will for free self-determination. Three decades ago, Armenians all over the world joined the fair demand and struggle of Artsakh. “Today,...
2018-02-20 16:04:44
Armenia PM: We are ready to create favorable conditions for Russian capital
YEREVAN. – Trade between Armenia and Russia increased by 26.1 percent in 2017. The aforesaid was noted at Tuesday’s 18th meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation between the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation, the press office of the government of Armenia informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. Co-chairs of the Commission, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan of Armenia and Transportation Minister of Maksim Sokolov Russia, chaired this meeting at the Armen...
2018-02-20 16:03:59
Maksim Sokolov: Armenian products’ export to Russia market grows at great pace
YEREVAN. – Armenian products’ export to the Russian market also grows at a great pace. Maksim Sokolov, Transportation Minister of Russia, stated the aforementioned at Tuesday’s 18th meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation between the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation, the press office of the government of Armenia informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. Sokolov, who is the co-chair of this commission—together with Armenian Prime Minister ...
2018-02-20 16:03:21
Explosion at Yerevan building, 14 people evacuated (PHOTOS)
The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia received a call, on Tuesday at 5:11am, informing that an explosion had occurred at an entrance of a building in capital city Yerevan (PHOTOS). Two fire and rescue squads were dispatched to the scene. It was found out that the explosion had occurred in an apartment. As a result, the partition walls and the balcony of this apartment had collapsed. In addition, the windows of the second, third, and fourth floors were damaged. There are no casualtie...
2018-02-20 15:59:30
Turkey court sentences 6 journalists to life in jail
A Turkish court on Friday sentenced six journalists to life imprisonment for aiding plotters of a 2016 failed coup. Mehmet Altan, and his brother Ahmet, were accused of giving coded messages on a television talk show a day before the coup attempt, Reuters reported. All six denied the charges. Mehmet and Ahmet Altans have numerous publications about the need to recognize the Armenian Genocide.  
2018-02-17 13:22:18
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