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2 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

'Alien' methods of investigation applied in police

According to L. Avetisyan, the Judge of the Court of General Jurisdiction of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun Administrative District, a criminal case has been instituted based on the materials prepared in the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Armenia under Part 1 of Article 309 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia, the SIS ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

Ethnic Armenian nominated for post of Russian city mayor

YEREVAN, July 29. / ARKA /. Ethnic Armenian Ishkhan Zakaryan is nominated to run for the post of mayor of Sochi, a Black Sea resort city in southern Russia, by the local branch of Just Russia party, the local newspaper 'Yerkramas' reported.

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15 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

Armenian premier vows to punish those responsible for Nairit imbroglio

YEREVAN, July 29. /ARKA/. Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan, talking to journalists in his trip to Dilijan, promised to punish those responsible for the crisis at Nairit chemical plant, on which the Cabinet made a decision on Thursday.

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16 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

Six Armenia-based insurance companies among 1000 largest corporate taxpayers in quarter two

YEREVAN, July 29. / ARKA /. Six of the seven Armenia-based insurance companies were among the 1000 largest corporate taxpayers in the second quarter of 2014, having paid a total of 1.2 billion drams in various taxes, according to the State Revenue Committee .

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16 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

Residents of Nurnus village cannot afford to buy fuel

Nurnus, a village in Armenia's Kotayk region which is known for abundant harvest, cannot boast with its plentiful harvest this year.

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17 hrs ago | Groong

Armenia's ex-premier calls for supporting Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan

Armenia's ex-premier calls for supporting Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan 15:24 * 28.07.14 Armenia's ex-premier, Rector of the Russian-Armenian University Armen Darbinyan is calling for combining efforts to support Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan.

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17 hrs ago | Groong

First publication of 'Encyclopedia of Armenian Music' is being prepared

First publication of "Encyclopedia of Armenian Music" is being prepared 16:11, 28 July, 2014 YEREVAN, JULY 28, ARMENPRESS.

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17 hrs ago | 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

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Yerevan Angry at Russian Arms Sales to Baku

For the first time, the Armenian president has criticised Russia for selling weapons to Azerbaijan, fuelling a boom in arms acquisitions that his country cannot match.

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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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Armenian Liberty

Mediators' Peace Plan 'Unacceptable' To Karabakh Armenians

A key member of Nagorno-Karabakh's Armenian-backed leadership has publicly spoken out against an Armenian-Azerbaijani peace formula that has been advanced by the United States, Russia and France for almost a decade.

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Armenian Liberty

Georgia Thanks Armenia For Urgent Energy Supply

Georgia thanked Armenia on Monday for helping to restore electricity supplies in the country that were disrupted the previous night by reported accidents in the Georgian power distribution network.

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Al+ Armenia

Armenia may return body of Azerbaijani citizen to his relatives

The Azerbaijani saboteur, who was killed during the neutralization of an Azerbaijani commando group that tried to infiltrate into Kelbajar district of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic earlier in July, has been buried in Karabakh.

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Weekday Magazine

Celebrating Vardavar, Armenia's Water Festival

Armenians celebrated the holiday of Vardavar on July 27, throwing water on one another in the streets of Yerevan.

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