Nobel Prize in economics awarded for research on alleviating poverty
The trio pioneered an approach to poverty reduction that was based on experiments that sought answers to specific policy questions.
California becomes first U.S. state to ban fur products
The bill, authored by state assemblymember Laura Friedman, applies to all new clothing, handbags, shoes.
Olympic champion Artur Aleksanyan named UNICEF Ambassador
Armenian wrestler, Olympic champion Artur Aleksanyan has been announced as UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador.
Armenia PM expects double-digit tourism growth in 2020
Pashinyan said in a Facebook post that Armenia will maintain the double-digit growth in tourism in 2020.
Remote working may increase stress, reduce well-being: study
There are growing concerns that people’s mental health and well-being can take a hit when working remotely.
Alcohol industry "puts pregnant women at risk" - research
The alcohol industry is ignoring scientific evidence as part of a drive to “nudge” mothers-to-be into drinking.
Georgian PM expected in Armenia with official visit
The two heads of government will have a private conversation, followed by an extended meeting.
Armenia taking on Finland in Euro 2020 Qualifier on Oct 15
Two points separate the sides, as Finland sit second with 12 points, whereas Armenia are now third, with 10 points.
Armenian NA among Independent's most beautiful parliament buildings
The Independent itself described the National Assembly building as "beautiful, grand, symmetrical."
Aurora Forum kicks off in Karabakh's Shushi
The Forum will bring together leading specialists from humanities, technology, science, education and social sectors.
Syria deploying troops to border to help Kurds against Turks
It follows the U.S. decision to pull all its remaining troops from the area over the "untenable" situation there.
Deadly shooting in Brooklyn leaves four killed
Police do not have any information yet on what the motive for the shooting might have been, nor do they have any info on a suspect.
Russia-Artsakh ties discussed in Stepanakert
A range of issues related to the Artsakh-Russia ties and regional processes were discussed during the meeting.
Overweight before age 40 increases the cancer risk: study
The study showed that if you were overweight before age 40, the risk of developing cancer increases.
Sweden King strips five grandchildren of royal highness status
The King of Sweden has reduced the number of family members who will continue to receive taxpayer funds.
Pashinyan, Putin discuss Syria situation over the phone
Pashinyan, Putin discuss Syria situation over the phone
90 ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan registered in past week
The Karabakh soldiers remain committed to the ceasefire and continue controlling the situation on the contact line.
Mining industry secures Artsakh's dynamic development: President
Sahakyan attended the opening of the Corporate Social Responsibility in the Mining Industry conference.
Forbes: Transcaucasian Trail helps immerse yourself in Armenian culture
It’s not every day that Time names a hiking trail to their annual World’s 100 Greatest Places list.
Armenian PM, Azeri President talk Karabakh in Ashkhabad
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev had a conversation.
Militants storm Syrian army post in northern Latakia
Following the attack, the militants quickly retreated from the post to friendly lines in the Jabal Turkmen region.
Smoking status, health conditions in older Chinese American men
Among older Chinese American men, current or former smokers would be in poorer health than those who never smoked
New cancer vaccine reportedly shows promise
A vaccine undergoing testing at the Mayo Clinic has reportedly removed cancer cells in a breast cancer patient.
EU summit set to discuss Turkey sanctions
“It will be debated next week at the European council,” de Montchalin said. “Obviously, it’s on the table”.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan set to return from injury after int'l break: report
Roma insisted this was a problem the player had been carrying since before he even arrived with them on loan.
Alexei Leonov, first person ever to spacewalk, dies aged 85
The cosmonaut made history in 1965, when he stepped outside his spacecraft for just over 12 minutes and floated around.
Cher remembers Armenian Genocide in wake of Turkey's Syria campaign
Pop legend Cherhas reminded the world about the Genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire in 1915-1923.
Artsakh people implemented right to self-determination "flawlessly"
“The right of self-determination dominates over all the other international documents," said Kocharyan.
12-year-old boy killed in Turkey's mortar attack on Qamishli
Muhammad Yusuf Hussein and his 7-year-old sister Sarah were hit in a strike on the town of Qamishli.
President: Fate of Artsakh can't be decided without its participation
The fate of Artsakh (Karabakh) cannot be decided without its participation, President Bako Sahakyan said.
Ethiopian PM wins 2019 Nobel peace prize
Since taking power, prime minister Abiy Ahmed has also championed the role of women in politics.
Marcos Pizzelli gets candid about 11 years he spent in Armenia
Marcos Pizzelli has reminisced about the eleven years he spent with the team, saying that he feels good in Armenia.
Macron says Turkey's offensive in Syria helping IS build caliphate
Turkey will be responsible for helping so-called Islamic State to re-establish a Caliphate in Syria, macron said.
LA Kings-Buffalo Sabres game to benefit Armenian American Museum
The game will feature the Los Angeles Kings facing off with the Buffalo Sabres at Staples Center.
Female Iranian fans allowed to watch football in stadiums
Iran's ban is not written into law but was put in place shortly after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Turkish forces seize new town in Hasakah province
the Turkish Army captured Kashto, west of Ras Al-Ayn in the northwestern countryside of the Al-Hasakah Governorate.
Yerevan among Booking.com’s 10 trending destinations for 2020
The Armenian capital city of Yerevan is among the top 10 hottest destinations for the reporting period.
Coca-Cola Hellenic shares experience at Yerevan's WCIT 2019
Coca-Cola Hellenic Company participated in the 23rd World Conference on Information Technology (WCIT) held in Yerevan.
Armenian carrier's plane makes emergency landing in Somalia
The Antonov AN-74T-100 belonging to Mars Avia, an Armenian carrier, was performing a flight to Mogadishu.
Healthy diet "improves depression in young adults"
Eating a healthy diet for three weeks has improved depressive symptoms in college-aged young adults.
Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to 2 authors for 2018 and 2019
Two winners were named - one for 2019 and one for 2018 - because last year's prize was not awarded.
Denmark sets up temporary border control at border with Sweden
The move comes after two Swedes were charged with being involved in an explosion outside the Danish Tax Agency in August.
Trump defends Syria decision; "Kurds didn't help us with World War II"
Trump said the Kurds “didn’t help us in the second world war, they didn’t help us with Normandy as an example.
Humans have a 'salamander-like' ability to regrow cartilage: study
Humans may not be able to regrow limbs but we do have a "salamander-like" ability to regrow damaged cartilage.
Pashinyan: Int’l community should stop Turkey’s Syria offensive
Armenia believes that the offensive will escalate the humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country, Pashinyan said.
Rwanda releases first smartphone made entirely in Africa
Mara Group hopes to help turn Rwanda into a regional tech hub, and it just got one step closer to completing that mission.
U.S. senators unveil outline for proposed sanctions on Turkey
The proposed legislation would also impose sanctions on any military transactions with Turkey.
Immune cells in breast tissue could stop aggressive cancer
A subtype of gamma delta T cells was linked to remission in patients with triple negative breast cancer.
Armenian-populated town in Syria under Turkey's attack
The Turkish military has opened fire in parts of Syria populated by Armenians, lawmaker Mkhitar Hayrapetyan said.
GCC won't lose revenue for commemorating Armenian Genocide
The Glendale Community College Armenian Genocide Commemoration Bill was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom.