RF Defense Ministry won’t purchase Russian outdated tanks

July 2, 2011 - 12:22 AMT  03:58 GMT
“The Defense Ministry offered designers to develop a new model of tank,” Minister Anatoly Serdyukov told journalists.
Nokia N9 may never launch in UK

Nokia N9 may never launch in UK

July 2, 2011 - 11:46 AMT  03:58 GMT
Although Nokia could not be reached for comment, the UK is not listed in the availability section of the N9's website.

Turkey wastes $50m in cancelled missile deal with France

July 2, 2011 - 11:33 AMT  03:58 GMT
The cancelled deal for the purchase of 19,000 short-range missiles caused more harm to Turkey than was initially thought.

Armenian boxers, wrestlers win medals at European Championships

June 25, 2011 - 17:08 AMT  03:58 GMT
Football: Armenian forwards Gevorg Ghazaryan and Marcos Pizzelli signed 3-year contracts with Metallurg Donetsk. “We have closely watches the guys’ career, so there was no need for a try-out,” Metallurg sports director Vardan Israelyan said. The first match the Armenian forwards played as part of the Ukrainian FC was a friendly against Ujpest (Hungary) on June 21. Earlier, Metallurg signed a contract with Armenian midfielder Karlen Mkrtchyan.

Much still remains to be done to ensure global food security

June 20, 2011 - 10:09 AMT  03:58 GMT
In January 2011, Brazil formally nominated Dr. José Graziano da Silva, currently serving as Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for Latin America and the Caribbean, for the Office of Director-General of the FAO. The nomination is supported by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, and marks Brazil’s first nomination in history to the FAO.
Sevan beach season 2011

Sevan beach season 2011

June 16, 2011 - 17:35 AMT  03:58 GMT
Primarily, it was planned to open the beach season on June 15-16, regardless of the weather. However, it turned out that the season will open by July 1. Closure date is not known yet. Meanwhile, meteorologists promise habitual hot summer in Armenia, within the norms.
Political dialogue: in search of compromise

Political dialogue: in search of compromise

June 6, 2011 - 20:27 AMT  03:58 GMT
The opposition Armenian National Congress (ANC) openly announced the start of political dialogue with the authorities during the May 31 rally in Liberty Square. The ANC has already formed the delegation to negotiate with the country’s leadership, mentioning snap elections and the main issue on the agenda. The authorities, on the contrary, insist that they are planning to discuss social and economic problems but by no means any possibility of extraordinary elections.

Employers and job seekers: how to find each other

April 26, 2011 - 14:11 AMT  03:58 GMT
The number of Armenian websites which post job announcements is growing each year. But are they flexible and useful for both employer and employee? PanARMENIAN.Net reporter tried to find the answer to this question.
Almost all museums in Yerevan lack funds and attention

Almost all museums in Yerevan lack funds and attention

March 3, 2011 - 17:11 AMT  03:58 GMT
There are over 30 museums in Yerevan, most of them being under guardianship of the Armenian Ministry of Culture and National Academy of Sciences and almost all of them lacking funds and attention. Low salaries force employees quit.