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Azerbaijan destroys Armenia air defense in Nagorno-Karabakh

May 16, 2017 7:30 pm
Azerbaijan destroys Armenia air defense in Nagorno-Karabakh

The undated photo shows Armenian separatists preparing to fire artillery in Karabakh. Azerbaijan has destroyed an Armenian air defense system in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.​ An unnamed official from the press service of Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that the targeted system was located in the Fisuli-Khojavend sector of […]

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Armenia urges pressure on Azerbaijan ‘to deter war’

March 8, 2017 3:25 pm
Armenia urges pressure on Azerbaijan ‘to deter war’

President of Armenia Serzh Sarkisian (C) is seen on arrival in France on the invitation of French President François Hollande, March 7, 2017. The Armenian president has called on world powers to step up pressure on Azerbaijan to prevent what he called an all-out war over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. […]

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Armenia raises alarm as abortions of girls skew population

January 10, 2017 2:00 pm
Armenia raises alarm as abortions of girls skew population

A picture taken on December 28, 2016 shows Garik Hayrapetyan, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Armenia’s assistant representive, speaking during an interview with AFP in Yerevan. In ex-Soviet Armenia — where families traditionally prefer sons — women are often pressured to have sex-selective abortions to get rid of girl babies. […]

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Armenia tells EEU Iran wants free trade deal

December 26, 2016 10:30 pm
Armenia tells EEU Iran wants free trade deal

Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan has told a summit of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) that Iran wants to create a free trade zone with the Union. Armenia has communicated Iran’s interest to create a free trade zone with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) – an economic alliance that unites Russia, […]

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Iran, Armenia seal Georgia gas transit deal

November 3, 2016 3:30 pm
Iran, Armenia seal Georgia gas transit deal

Armenia has signed a memorandum of understanding to purchase more gas from Iran and sell it to Georgia. Armenia says it has moved one step closer to an ambitious plan to buy natural gas from Iran and sell it to Georgia.    According to a statement by Armenia’s Ministry of […]

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New Stamp dedicated to the 175th Anniversary of the first Western Armenian publicist Srbuhi Tyusab

October 20, 2016 2:20 pm
New Stamp dedicated to the 175th Anniversary of the first Western Armenian publicist Srbuhi Tyusab

On October 14, 2016 “HayPost” CJSC put into circulation one stamp dedicated to the first Armenian  writer, poet, publicist, public and educational figure, the first Armenian novelist  Srbuhi Tyusab’s 175th anniversary. She protested against the female subordination, supported the right for the education and the requirements for the labor. The […]

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Ukraine to mark 70th anniversary of elimination of Armenian Apostolic Church on October 25

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Ukraine to mark 70th anniversary of elimination of Armenian Apostolic Church on October 25

Ukraine’s Supreme Rada has ruled to designate October 25, 2016 as the day of commemoration of the 70th anniversary of elimination of the Armenian Catholic Church of Western Ukraine, Interfax reports. According to the source, the bill was backed by 240 national deputies at a parliamentary sitting today. The Armenian Catholic […]

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Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan tenders resignation over political, economic crisis

September 8, 2016 6:30 pm
Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan tenders resignation over political, economic crisis

This photo taken on July 04, 2015 shows Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan. (AFP Photo) Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan has resigned over his government’s failure to carry out proper measures to put an end to the current political and economic crisis in the country. “We need a new approach, […]

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Iran, Armenia to create free trade zone

August 29, 2016 9:30 pm
Iran, Armenia to create free trade zone

Armenia’s Minister of Economy Artsvik Minasyan says Tehran and Yerevan are working on a plan to create a free trade zone between the two countries. Armenia says it is working on a plan with Iran to create a free economic zone between the two countries. Armenia’s Minister of Economy Artsvik […]

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Anti-government protests continue in Armenia amid standoff at police building

July 31, 2016 4:30 pm
Anti-government protests continue in Armenia amid standoff at police building

Protesters block a street leading to a police station seized by gunmen in Yerevan early on July 31, 2016. (Photo by AFP) A standoff between gunmen and police in Armenia continues into its 14th day, as thousands of anti-government protesters take to the streets once again to support the gunmen. […]

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