Iranian delegation gives high estimate to NKR parliamentary elections

May 24, 2010 - 00:02 AMT  03:06 GMT
“We testify that elections were democratic, transparent and properly organized,” head of Iranian observation delegation stated.
Turnout at NKR parliamentary elections exceeded 70%

Turnout at NKR parliamentary elections exceeded 70%

May 23, 2010 - 21:35 AMT  03:06 GMT
Preliminary results will be announced at midnight. Final results will be known in 24 hours.

59% of voters cast ballot at NKR parliamentary elections as of 6 pm

May 23, 2010 - 20:21 AMT  03:06 GMT
Voters in polling stations in Hadrut (73.5%), Askeran (70.41%) and in Martuni (66.72%) are most active.

Smbat Margaryan, Vladik Karapetyan win European Youth Weightlifting Championships gold

May 23, 2010 - 17:53 AMT  03:06 GMT
Weightlifting: Armenia’s Smbat Margaryan, (weight class 56kg) won gold at the European Youth Weightlifting Championships, which kicked off in Valencia, Spain, on May 17. Margaryan lifted 240kg in snatch, clean and jerk combination. Another gold medal went to Vladik Karapetyan (weight class 62kg). Karapetyan lifted 253kg in the snatch, clean and jerk combination, taking the lead over the Azerbaijani and Turkish weightlifters – Firudin Guliyev and Emre Buyukunlu.
International commodity exchange to be established in Tbilisi

International commodity exchange to be established in Tbilisi

May 23, 2010 - 17:48 AMT  03:06 GMT
No structure of the kind has been established in Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Iran for the past 16 years.
Frantisek Miklosko: the future of Europe is determined in Artsakh

Frantisek Miklosko: the future of Europe is determined in Artsakh

May 23, 2010 - 17:01 AMT  03:06 GMT
President of the Artsakh Republic received member of the Slovak parliament and head of the Armenian community of Slovakia.
Turkish opposition leader accuses Erdogan of creating an “empire of fear”

Turkish opposition leader accuses Erdogan of creating an “empire of fear”

May 23, 2010 - 16:50 AMT  03:06 GMT
“The AKP came to power in a bid to fight corruption and make people wealthy but they enriched only themselves,” Kemal Kilicdaroglu said.
Aram Safaryan: well-organized elections make NKR independence irreversible

Aram Safaryan: well-organized elections make NKR independence irreversible

May 23, 2010 - 16:43 AMT  03:06 GMT
Independence of NKR is the last ‘concession’ the Armenian side can make, secretary of Prosperous Armenia party said.
Armenian, Russian PMs discuss cooperation

Armenian, Russian PMs discuss cooperation

May 23, 2010 - 16:40 AMT  03:06 GMT
The short meeting between Tigran Sargsyan and Vladimir Putin took place in Saint Petersburg.
Arstakh is a self-made country

Arstakh is a self-made country

May 23, 2010 - 16:20 AMT  03:06 GMT
“The elections aimed to consolidate the republic’s independence have taken place,” NKR Prime Minister said.