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Karabakh MOD: 3 soldiers killed in landmine explosion
STEPANAKERT. – Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR) Defense Army servicemen Gegham Zakaryan (born in 1995), Sargis Abrahamyan (born in 1998), and Sargis Melikyan (born in 1997) were fatally wounded, on Tuesday at around 6:35pm, as a result of a landmine explosion at the protection area of a Defense Army unit. In addition, serv...
2017-11-22 13:27:53
Soldier wounded in Karabakh landmine explosion is in extremely severe condition
The sources of Armenian News-NEWS.am have informed that military serviceman Narek Hoveyan, who on Tuesday was wounded in a landmine explosion in the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR), is at the military hospital in capital city Stepanakert, and he is in very critical condition. We have learned that the physicians are doing their ...
2017-11-22 13:20:34
3 soldiers died while carrying out engineering works at Karabakh combat position, criminal case launched
YEREVAN. – An investigation is underway to find out the circumstances behind the death of the three military servicemen in the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR). According to the statement which the Investigative Committee of Armenia has issued, the three NKR Defense Army military unit servicemen, Lieutenant Gegham Zakaryan...
2017-11-22 13:19:06
Karabakh MOD: 3 soldiers killed in landmine explosion
STEPANAKERT. – Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR) Defense Army servicemen Gegham Zakaryan (born in 1995), Sargis Abrahamyan (born in 1998), and Sargis Melikyan (born in 1997) were fatally wounded, on Tuesday at around 6:35pm, as a result of a landmine explosion at the protection area of a Defense Army unit. In addition, serv...
2017-11-22 13:16:40
Armenia and Russia foreign ministers open exhibition in Yerevan
YEREVAN. –Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who arrived in Yerevan yesterday, together with his counterpart Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian, visited the National Gallery (PHOTO). The ministers opened an exhibition of historical photographs and documents dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic re...
2017-11-21 16:34:06
Nalbandian dismisses: UN Security Council resolutions not on agenda of talks
YEREVAN. – Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian dismissed the statement of Baku that implementation of the UN Security Council resolutions is on the agenda of the talks. At a joint press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on November 21 in Yerevan, Nalbandian, responding to a question about whether the reports are ...
2017-11-21 15:22:12
Russian FM tells about results of his Baku meetings
YEREVAN. – In Yerevan Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told about the results of his Baku meetings. “Regarding the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, we familiarized [the Armenian side – ed.] with the talks in Baku. And we will continue, as a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group together with American and French partners, to create con...
2017-11-21 15:21:21
Lavrov arrives in Armenia
YEREVAN. – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has arrived in Yerevan. From the airport, he went to the Armenian Genocide Memorial to pay tribute to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims. Lavrov arrived in Yerevan from Baku, where he met with the political leadership of Azerbaijan. Sergey Lavrov will discuss the Karabakh conflict ...
2017-11-21 13:18:51
Armenia MOD delegation visits Russia
YEREVAN. – A delegation from Armenia, and led by Deputy Defense Minister Artak Davtyan, paid a working visit to Russia. During the trip, the delegation visited several military education institutions in capital city Moscow and in Saint Petersburg, the Ministry of Defense (MOD) of Armenia informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. Also, Davtyan met wit...
2017-11-21 13:17:21
Artsakh president opens Days of Artsakh in France
STEPANAKERT. – President of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Bako Sahakyan was present a solemn event organized in Paris connection with the launching of the Days of Artsakh in France attended by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to France, representatives of the local Armenian community and French publi...
2017-11-21 13:16:21
Artsakh, France cities sign friendship declaration
STEPANAKERT. –President of Artsakh Bako Sahakyan arrived in the French town of Alfortville and attended a solemn event of signing a friendship declaration between Alfortville and the Artsakh town of Berdzor. In his speech, President Sahakyan said the signing of the friendship declaration a significant event for Artsakh from political, legal ...
2017-11-21 13:15:16
Putin to discuss Syria with Trump and Middle East leaders
President of Russia Vladimir Putin will hold a phone consultations with the US president and leaders of a number of countries in the Middle East region, Putin said during the talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad. “I will hold consultations with the leaders of those countries that I have already mentioned. A talk with Emir of Qatar is pla...
2017-11-21 13:14:24
Lavrov has no excessive optimism about speedy resolution of Karabakh conflict
YEREVAN. – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov does not feel excessive optimism about the possibility of a quick settlement of the Karabakh conflict. At a joint news conference with Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian, the Russian minister recalled that during his visit to Baku he had already noted the presence of all the componen...
2017-11-21 13:13:29
Lavrov: Armenia and Russia boost trade
YEREVAN. – The relations between Armenia and Russia are relations of a true alliance and strategic partnership, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said during a joint presser with Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandian in Yerevan on Tuesday. Expressing gratitude to the Armenian friends for the hospitality, the minister noted that this is...
2017-11-21 13:12:26
Russia records five ceasefire violations in Syria over past 24 hours
The Russian side in the Russian-Turkish commission on the Syrian reconciliation has recorded five violations of the ceasefire regime over past 24 hour, while the Turkish side has informed about four truce breaches, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement. The Russian party of the Russia-Turkey Commission on violations of the Joint Agreeme...
2017-11-20 11:21:41
Karabakh Military Council holds regular meeting
The Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR) Military Council on Saturday convened a regular meeting, chaired by Defense Minister and Defense Army Commander Levon Mnatsakanyan. The present-day situation regarding the combat, logistics and technical support of the Artsakh Defense Army, its current challenges, and the avenues for its impr...
2017-11-20 11:19:16
Armenia village murder solved
The murder, which had taken place on December 28 of the year past in the Shirak Province of Armenia, has been solved, and a charge has been filed against the victim’s cousin. According to the respective indictment, Hunan, being under the influence of alcohol, had argued with his cousin in Jrarat village, and over making offensive remarks tow...
2017-11-20 11:17:46
Karabakh President in France, visits Phonethon center in Paris
STEPANAKERT. – A Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR) delegation, led by President Bako Sahakyan, on Sunday arrived in France on a working visit. On the same day in Paris, Sahakyan visited the Phonethon center organized by the Hayastan (Armenia) All Armenian Fund, and met with officials of the fund’s local chapter and yo...
2017-11-20 11:16:52
Political deadlock in Germany, coalition talks fail
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was unable to form coalition, which would have given her a parliamentary majority and a chance to form a stable government. Now, Merkel is going to meet with President Frank-Walter Steinmeier to determine the future course of action. There are two options: forming a minority government, or holding a new election. ...
2017-11-20 11:15:50
Armenia opposition party leader goes on hunger strike outside CEC
YEREVAN. – Paruyr Hayrikyan, chairman of the opposition National Self-Determination Union (NSU) Party of Armenia, on Monday started a hunger strike outside the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) building, and in protest of the “unconstitutional actions” by the CEC. The NSU leader wished to hold a signature campaign to organize co...
2017-11-20 11:14:49
Media: Lebanon's prime minister arrives in France
Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri, who had earlier announced his resignation, has arrived in Paris to meet President Emmanuel Macron, AFP reports with a link to a source close to Hariri. Hariri departed from Riyadh on Friday night. Hariri unexpectedly announced his resignation on November 4, while in Riyadh. In a speech broadcasted by the Sau...
2017-11-18 14:27:37
Karabakh MOD: Situation on line of contact with Azerbaijan was relatively calm within the week
STEPANAKERT. – The relatively quiet operative situation along the line of contact between the Karabakh and Azerbaijani opposing forces has remained unchanged, from November 12 to 18. But during this time, the Azerbaijani armed forces violated the ceasefire more than 200 times by firing about 2,500 shots toward the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorn...
2017-11-18 14:25:59
How much USD Armenia banks purchased, sold within week?
YEREVAN. – The Central Bank of Armenia has publicized the summary data of the commercial bank transactions that were conducted in the country, from November 13 to 17. Accordingly, the banks in Armenia purchased USD 114,152,851 and sold USD 100,455,676 during this period. In addition, they conducted a trade totaling USD 22,050,000. The NASD...
2017-11-18 12:50:56
Armenia defense minister visits Canada
On the last day of its working to Canada, the delegation from Armenia, and led by Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan, was hosted at the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Alex Manoogian School in Montreal. Expressing gratitude for the warm reception, Sargsyan noted that, during his visits abroad, he has always underscored the meetings at Armeni...
2017-11-18 12:49:35
Леонардо Ди Каприо и Том Хэнкс поддержат гала-вечер Фонда «Дети Армении»
Фонд «Дети Армении» проведет свой ежегодный благотворительный вечер 16 декабря в Нью-Йорке. Знаменитости такие как Леонардо Ди Каприо, Том Хэнкс, Ариана Гранде, Клоэ Кардашян, Коннан О'Брайен, Тина Фей и другие выразят свою поддержку, сообщает Horizon Weekly. Всего в мероприятии примут участие более 400 гостей, включая голливудских зв...
2017-11-18 11:51:52
Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks to support Children of Armenian Fund
The Children of Armenian Fund (COAF) will hold its 14th annual star-studded gala on December 16, Horizon Weekly reported. This year’s event to be held in New York will be supported by a number of celebrities, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Ariana Grande, Chloe Kardashian, Connan O’Brien, Tina Fey and others. Emmy award winnin...
2017-11-18 11:50:48
Another quake hits Azerbaijan, felt in Artsakh and Armenia
Armenia's survey for seismic protection agency on Friday recorded an earthquake in Azerbajian at 17:27 local time, 20 km north- west of Ahchaberd town. The seismic activity measured magnitude 5-6 at the epicenter. The earthquake was felt over southeast of Armenia and the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR), where it measured magni...
2017-11-18 11:49:23
Tony Fadell : Armenia has to move forward
YEREVAN. – Armenia has to move forward, but the investments are needed for startups, American inventor, iPod designer Tony Fadell said. Asked by the Armenian News-NEWS.am correspondent whether he has any new projects or ideas connected with Armenia, Fadell said he learns here every minute. “I am learning every minute here. I am surpri...
2017-11-18 11:48:30
Armenia opposition party leader declares hunger strike
YEREVAN. – Paruyr Hayrikyan, chairman of the opposition National Self-Determination Union (NSU) Party of Armenia, will go on hunger strike as of November 20, outside the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) building, and in protest of the “unconstitutional actions” by the CEC. The NSU leader wished to hold a signature campaign to o...
2017-11-18 11:46:41
Newspaper: Russia politician - Baku wishes to drag Moscow into Karabakh plan
YEREVAN. – Conversations about separate plans by Russia and Azerbaijan happen constantly, since Azerbaijan has a wish to drag Russia into such plans. This is the very reason that the Azerbaijani side does not wish to continue the traditional [Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) peace] talks in the OSCE MG [Minsk Group] format. “However, there a...
2017-11-18 11:44:19
Quake damages a house in Karabakh's Stepanakert
STEPANAKERT.- A house was damaged as a result of an earthquake in Stepanakert, Karabakh, the press service of NKR Ministry of Emergency Situations told Armenian News – NEWS.am. It was noted that the owner of the house, 70-year-old E. P. has not been living there for several years; he is in a nursing home. Earlier it was reported that a magn...
2017-11-17 11:43:20
Armenian soldier discharged from hospital 2 weeks after complicated skull prosthesis surgery
YEREVAN. – Military serviceman Hovhannes Poghosyan who was severely wounded 1.5 years ago in the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR), and who underwent a complicated skull prosthesis surgery in Armenia’s capital city of Yerevan on November 1, has been checked out of the hospital. His mother, Gayane Asatryan, informed ab...
2017-11-17 11:42:10
Brazilian Foreign Minister: I hope my visit to Armenia will make our bonds even stronger
Minister of Foreign Relations of Brazil Aloysio Nunes Ferreira is on a visit to Armenia. Ahead of his visit, Mr. Ferreira wrote an article about Brazilian-Armenian relations. "This week, I depart for Armenia on what is to be the first visit by a Brazilian foreign minister to that country. As we celebrate the 25th year of diplomatic relations, I in...
2017-11-17 11:40:43
Newspaper: Eastern Partnership summit declaration in deadlock due to Karabakh conflict
YEREVAN. – The final declaration of the Eastern Partnership summit, which will be convened next week in Brussels, has met an impasse because of the Nagorno-Karabakh (NK) conflict, according to Zhamanak (Times) newspaper of Armenia. “Yerevan and Baku have not come to an agreement yet on the wording related to the conflict, in the case w...
2017-11-17 11:38:55
Netherlands Senate: Armenia has unique position to become bridge between EU and Russia
YEREVAN. – Armenia has a unique position to become a bridge for the European Union (EU), Russia, and other Eurasian countries. President of the Senate of the Netherlands, Ankie Broekers-Knol, on Thursday stated the aforementioned in her address at the National Assembly of Armenia. She stressed that middle-sized countries such as Armenia and...
2017-11-16 15:53:52
Karabakh conflict: Austria OSCE Chairmanship urges to implement Vienna, St. Petersburg agreements
The Austrian OSCE Chairmanship has told Trend news agency of Azerbaijan that following the Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents’ summit in Geneva, Switzerland, some positive dynamics are seen now. It is noted that all steps regarding a settlement to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict are on the table. “The Austrian OSCE Chairmanship closely...
2017-11-16 15:52:52
Armenian diplomacy in Brussels made serious counter strike to Azerbaijan
A large-scale attempt of falsification undertaken by Azerbaijan, aimed at neutralizing the efforts of the international community towards the settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, as well as damaging the developing relations between Armenia and EU on the eve of the Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels was thwarted at the European Parliament. ...
2017-11-16 15:52:04
Lavrov to discuss Karabakh during Armenia and Azerbaijan visits
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov will visit Armenia and Azerbaijan soon, spokesperson for the Russian foreign office Maria Zakharova said. Lavrov will visit Yerevan on November 20-21 where he expected to meet with the Armenian president and foreign minister, she told a briefing on Thursday. The visit marks the 25th anniversary of the establ...
2017-11-16 15:51:06
Shavarsh Kocharyan: Lavrov has dismissed existence of separate Russian proposals to resolve Karabakh conflict
YEREVAN. – The visits of Armenian President and Foreign Minister to Moscow were planned long ago; the same refers also to the holding of Armenia Culture Days in Russia, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s forthcoming visit to Armenia. Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan noted about the aforesaid to reporters, after Thur...
2017-11-16 15:50:04
Armenia government approves Russia defense-loan agreement
YEREVAN. – At Thursday’s Cabinet meeting, the government of Armenia approved the agreement on a $100mn defense loan from Russia, and forwarded it to the parliament for ratification. Under this document, Russia will provide a 20-year state export loan to Armenia, in order to fund the supply of Russian-made military products to the count...
2017-11-16 15:48:41

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