Russian-Armenian figure skater wins European silver

Russian-Armenian figure skater wins European silver

January 24, 2020 - 12:26 AMT  08:26 GMT
“Artur Danielian takes a medal at his first European Championships with this performance,” the ISU said.
Soros to start $1 billion school to fight authoritarian regimes

Soros to start $1 billion school to fight authoritarian regimes

January 24, 2020 - 11:43 AMT  07:43 GMT
In his speech and a follow-up question and answer session, George Soros covered a wide-range of issues.
Coronavirus outbreak: At least 10 cities shut down in China

Coronavirus outbreak: At least 10 cities shut down in China

January 24, 2020 - 11:13 AMT  07:13 GMT
At least 10 cities in the central Chinese province, which has a population of 60 million, have travel restrictions in force.
Turkish-Armenian lawmaker nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Turkish-Armenian lawmaker nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

January 24, 2020 - 10:51 AMT  06:51 GMT
Paylan was nominated by the international women's union of Hamshen Armenians, Hamshenian.
Authorities searching home of Armenia top court chief

Authorities searching home of Armenia top court chief

January 24, 2020 - 10:37 AMT  06:37 GMT
In late December charges were brought Tovmasyan “for abuse of power which caused grave consequences.”
Greece says no EU deal on Libya unless Turkey accord scrapped

Greece says no EU deal on Libya unless Turkey accord scrapped

January 23, 2020 - 19:44 AMT  15:44 GMT
Fayez al-Serraj inked an agreement with Turkey in November that seeks to create an exclusive economic zone.
Mount Vesuvius eruption

Mount Vesuvius eruption"turned man's brain to glass"

January 23, 2020 - 19:18 AMT  15:18 GMT
A team of researchers has been studying the remains of one victim, unearthed at the town in the 1960s.
Yerevan shooting: Police apprehend gunman

Yerevan shooting: Police apprehend gunman

January 23, 2020 - 17:15 AMT  13:15 GMT
The police officers apprehended the gunman who fired shots at a business center in downtown Yerevan, Armenia.
Dutch Foreign Minister visits Armenian Genocide Memorial

Dutch Foreign Minister visits Armenian Genocide Memorial

January 23, 2020 - 17:01 AMT  13:01 GMT
Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok on Thursday, January 23 visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan.
Police negotiating with gunman inside Armenia business center

Police negotiating with gunman inside Armenia business center

January 23, 2020 - 16:05 AMT  12:05 GMT
Police spokesman Ashot Aharonyan said the situation is currently stable and manageable at Erebuni Plaza.
Armenia to ban single-use plastics from 2022

Armenia to ban single-use plastics from 2022

January 23, 2020 - 15:52 AMT  11:52 GMT
The measure would ban the sale and provision of plastic bags of up to 50 microns in thickness by retailers.
Azerbaijan “can’t be trusted

Azerbaijan “can’t be trusted" to ensure security of any Armenian

January 23, 2020 - 15:23 AMT  11:23 GMT
Naghdalyan said Azerbaijan employs tactics common among perpetrators—blaming victims for their crimes.
Armenian President raises Genocide recognition by Knesset

Armenian President raises Genocide recognition by Knesset

January 23, 2020 - 14:00 AMT  10:00 GMT
It’s an important contribution to the global effort to fight genocides and crimes against humanity,” Sarkissian said.
China: Lockdown begins on Wuhan amid coronavirus outbreak

China: Lockdown begins on Wuhan amid coronavirus outbreak

January 23, 2020 - 13:30 AMT  09:30 GMT
A handful of inbound flights still appear to be operating, though many flights have been cancelled.
Armenia climbs 28 notches on 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index

Armenia climbs 28 notches on 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index

January 23, 2020 - 13:29 AMT  09:29 GMT
The country has thus improved its standing on by seven points since last year to score 42 in 2019.
24,000 Armenian citizens received Russian passports in 2019

24,000 Armenian citizens received Russian passports in 2019

January 23, 2020 - 12:37 AMT  08:37 GMT
About 498,000 people, including 2,500 Georgian and 13,500 Azerbaijani citizens, received Russian citizenship.