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44 min ago | ARMINFO news agency

Public Services Regulatory Commission of Armenia imposes a 15mln AMD...

The Public Services Regulatory Commission of Armenia ruled on Wednesday that the Electric Networks of Armenia should pay a fine of 15mln AMD for having broken some of the Commission's rules, particularly, for having failed to meet its contractual obligations to Mikmetal, a company building a multifunction building in the center of Yerevan.

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4 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

Yerevan Reaffirms Support For Karabakh Peace Plan

President Serzh Sarkisian underlined on Wednesday his apparent differences with the political leadership of Nagorno-Karabakh when he reiterated that international mediators' existing plan to end the conflict with Azerbaijan is largely acceptable to Armenia.

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6 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

Oppositionist: Interests and viewpoints of Stepanakert do not...

The interests and viewpoints of Stepanakert do not necessarily coincide with those of Yerevan and in a number of cases they are absolutely different, Deputy Chairman of Heritage Party Armen Martirosyan told ArmInfo when commenting on the latest statement of Nagorno-Karabakh Prime Minister Ara Harutyunyan.

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11 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

Japanese embassy to open in Yerevan in 2015

Greeting his guest, Taron Margaryan expressed confidence that the opening of a Japanese embassy in Yerevan scheduled for 2015 will give fresh impetus to the bilateral relations between Yerevan and Tokyo, as well as other Japanese cities.

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12 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

Armenia is a source and transit country for human trafficking

For the first time the UN General Assembly decided to observe the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on 30 July.

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15 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

Environmental alarm: Trees are uprooted in Yerevan

"We are the Owners of this City" civil initiative signals that trees are being uprooted in the Armenian capital in an attempt to turn the last green space in Yerevan into a concrete-coated area.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Arka News Agency

Armenia's future lies in knowledge-based economy - U.S. ambassador

YEREVAN, July 29. / ARKA /. Armenia's future lies in the knowledge-based economy, says US ambassador to Armenia John Heffern.

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Arka News Agency

Credit investments of VTB Bank (Armenia) built up 1.4% to AMD 230 billion

YEREVAN, July 29. /ARKA/. VTB Bank was the largest lender among Armenia's banks in the second quarter of this year, the bank's press office reports.

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Armenian Liberty

Armenian Deployment In Lebanon Set For October

Armenia plans to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Lebanon with a small contingent of troops in October, a senior Armenian diplomat said on Monday.

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Armenian Liberty

Armenian Defense Chief Visits Karabakh Frontline

Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian has toured "the line of contact" around Nagorno-Karabakh as part of what military authorities in Stepanakert described on Tuesday as Armenian efforts to neutralize increased ceasefire violations by Azerbaijani troops.

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Al+ Armenia

Human rights activist: Authorities want to hide sources

"Press in Armenia is repeatedly subjected to pressure. This one is from the series of these pressures," human rights activist Vardan Harutyunyan said commenting on the decision of a Yerevan court that forced two media outlets - Hraparak daily and ilur.am website - to reveal the source of their information.

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Armenian Liberty

U.S. Commitment To Karabakh Peace 'Renewed'

The United States will continue to press for a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with renewed vigor, the U.S. ambassador in Yerevan, John Heffern said on Tuesday.

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Arka News Agency

Repair of North Avenue in Yerevan to be over in late August

YEREVAN, July 29. / ARKA /. The major repair of the downtown North Avenue will be over in late August, according to deputy mayor of the Armenian capital city Yerevan David Ohanyan.

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Al+ Armenia

Survey: Serzh Sargsyan only shakes his head

On July 29, A1+ conducted a survey to know the opinion of Yerevan citizens on the political situation in Armenia and the policy of the president.

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Al+ Armenia

No buyer turns up for Karen Demirchyan Sport and Concert Complex

No one has made a bid to buy the Karen Demirchyan Sport and Concert Complex in Yerevan, commonly known as Hamalir, which has been put up for auction already for the fifth time.

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Arka News Agency

Grozny Avia intends to start operating flights from Simferopol to Yerevan

YEREVAN, July 29. /ARKA/. Grozny Avia intends to start operating charter flights from Simferopol International Airport to Instanbul, Antalya and Yerevan, Sergey Petrov, the air company's commercial director, said Tuesday at a news conference.

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Groong

Motor race in defense of Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan to take place in Yerevan

Motor race in defense of Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan to take place in Yerevan 14:40 * 28.07.14 Head of the Vank village community Andrey Sargsyan told Tert.am that the villagers plan to take part in a motor race in Yerevan, on July 31, in defense of Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan, who is a native of the Vank ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Kyrgyzstan hosts CSTO joint military exercise

PanARMENIAN.Net - Troops from five member-states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization have arrived in Kyrgyzstan to take part in joint military exercise.

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PanArmenian Network

Armenia's Sona Rubenyan wins Audience Award at New Wave contest

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian singer Sona Rubenyan won the 6th place with 220 points as well as the Audience Award at the 13th New Wave international contest in Jurmala, Latvia.

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Hyperallergic

Two Exhibitions Capture Life in the Caucasus

This week in Tbilisi, there are two exhibitions worth checking out. They make a nice pairing for an afternoon, as the first deals with public memory while the second is a very intimate examination of hidden experience.

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