Armenia's government OKs raising minimum wage by 24%
The government on Thursday, June 27 approved a draft law on raising minimum wage in Armenia by 23.6%
U.S. to provide extra $8.6 mln for better electoral process in Armenia
The U.S. will provide addition $8.6 for the improvement of electoral processes in Armenia.
39 kilos of cocaine found on board Brazilian president's plane
Vice-President Hamilton Mourao told reporters in Brasilia Wednesday the officer was a "qualified drug mule."
Trump, Putin meeting in Osaka on June 28
The spokesperson said that Trump and Putin will meet at 2pm local time (8am Moscow time) in Osaka.
New Netflix series “The Last Czars” features shots from Armenia
The trailer features Khor Virap Monastery in Armenia’s Ararat province and Mount Ararat in the background.
VivaCell-MTS launches new tariff plan for Generation Z
VivaCell-MTS has launched the "Z” prepaid tariff whose subscribers get to use social media apps as much as they need.
GCC president testifies in support of April 24 bill
SB 568, authored by California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino passed the Assembly Higher Education Committee.
Maltese Foreign Minister due in Yerevan on June 27
Abela is set to meet Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan. A joint press conference will follow afterwards.
Armenian libraries sending books, magazines to Library of Congress
"The U.S. Embassy is proud to facilitate all kinds of unique cultural exchanges with Armenia," it said.
George Martin says "Chernobyl" should win a truckload of Emmys
If this one does not win a truckload of Emmys, there is no justice in Hollywood,” Martin wrote on Twitter.
People living in rural areas "may be at lower risk of Alzheimer's"
Researchers found those living in regional areas had a 6-19% lower risk of being diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
Russian Air Force launches first strikes near Idlib city
The Syrian Air Force heavily targeted both Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and Jaysh Al-Izza’s positions near Tal Malah.
Armenia, Russia sign deal to supply nuclear fuel to Metsamor NPP
Amendments to the base contract will ensure that all the Armenian NPP will be provided with fresh nuclear fuel.
Illinois legalizes recreational use of marijuana
Illinois has become the 11th state in the country to legalize the recreational use and purchase of marijuana.
Armenia PM to travel to Vietnam, Singapore in July
A delegation headed by Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will travel to Vietnam on July 4-6.
IVF in older women linked to higher breast cancer risk: study
Giving birth after assisted reproduction aged 40-plus is linked to a 65% higher chance of breast cancer diagnosis.
Kim Kardashian launching her own shapewear line
Kim Kardashian West, whose forays have made her a multimillionaire mogul is taking on yet another business.
Turkey's defense expenditures will reach $14 billion in 2019: NATO
Over the last seven years the alliance’s 29 member countries spent a total of around $6.6 trillion.
Airbnb unveils $1,000+ per night luxury rental tier
The 2,000 newly listed properties were drawn from Luxury Retreats, a separate rental site acquired by Airbnb in 2017.
Zarif accuses Bolton of "plotting for war" with Iran
Recent calls from U.S. officials for greater diplomacy with Tehran are not genuine, Mohammad Javad Zarif has said
Armenian boxer now named No. 1 in new WBO ranking
Canadian Armenian boxer Erik Bazinyan has been ranked the first in the super middleweight category unveiled by the WBO.
Break dancing provisionally approved for Paris Olympics
The approval is provisional, as the Committee will continue to monitor breaking through the next year.
Congressman seeks to block U.S. support for Baku's strike capabilities
The initiative aims to limit Baku's ability to act upon its standing threat to shoot down civilian aircraft operating out of Artsakh.
Physical evidence found in brain for types of schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is a disabling disorder marked by jumbled thinking, feeling and behavior, as well as delusions or hallucinations.
Why a night of drinking makes you anxious the next day
"Alcohol stimulates the production of GABA, which is a chemical that kind of calms down our brain," Briony Leo says.
HPV vaccine for boys could cut cancer rates
Vaccinating schoolboys against HPV may cut rates of cancers related to the virus in the long term, new research says.
Drinking coffee could help you lose weight: study
Coffee drinkers, rejoice – a new study has found your favourite caffeinated drink might be the key to losing weight.
2nd Armenian President set to be taken back into custody
A court in Yerevan ruled on June 25 that former President Robert Kocharyan will again be taken into custody.
Border villages in center of VivaCell-MTS and Fuller Center's attention
Owing to the support of the partners, the Bulghadaryan family have already begun the active construction works.
Smoking "raises women's risk of a serious type of heart attack"
STEMI has always been a big problem for smokers. Smoking is the cause of 50% of STEMI cases, earlier research has shown.
Azerbaijan fails to take OSCE Mission members to frontline posts
The monitoring passed in accordance with the agreed schedule. However, the Azerbaijani side did not lead the mission to frontline posts.
PACE approves Russia's return
The vote took place early on June 25 following debate during PACE's opening summer session in Strasbourg.
Mexico sends 15,000 troops to U.S. border
Mexico has deployed almost 15,000 troops to the US-Mexico border, according to the country's Secretary of Defense.
Armenia’s Diaspora Commissioner seeks to mobilize connections in U.S.
Sinanyan said he has “good connections” in the United States which he needs to mobilize for the benefit of Armenia.
Gut bacteria might be the key to running farther
Veillonella breaks down lactic acid, which is produced at a higher level when athletes perform particularly strenuous activities.
Syrian military says uncovered arms cashe left behind by militants
The Syrian military uncovered a cache of weapons that were left behind by militants that used to control a region of southwestern Syria.
Lavrov slams U.S. "non-constructive" approach to Iran
Lavrov made the remarks in a joint press conference with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukryon.
Georgia court releases Armenian citizen arrested amid Tbilisi unrest
A court in Tbilisi has ruled to release an Armenian citizen arrested amid the clashes in the Georgian capital.
Prevention of genocide remains challenged, Armenia tells UN
"We witness attempts to deny and justify the crime of genocide, which undermine the fight against impunity," the FM said.
Just one glass of wine may impair sense of control, study says
The study, published in the journal Addiction Biology, is the first to test the effect of alcohol on sense of agency.
Exercise important for lung cancer surgery recovery
Lung cancer patients who exercised after the surgery to remove their tumour experienced better fitness levels.
State lawmaker with Armenian roots running for Senate
Sara Gideon has jumped into the Senate race, joining two other Democrats in their quest to unseat Republican Susan Collins.
Armenia FM raises Karabakh peace in UN Human Rights Council
"The key to resolution and lasting peace is the recognition of the rights of the people of Karabakh," Mnatsakanyan said.
IBM representatives visit Armenia
Two IBM representatives, Pascale Xelot and Clemence Lebrun, paid a visit to Armenia on Jun 20-22.
North Korea's Kim Jong Un "received personal letter" from Trump
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has received a "personal letter" from U.S. President Donald Trump.
Ethiopia says coup attempt in Amhara has failed
"We confirm there has been a coup attempt against the leadership of the Amhara regional state," said Negussu Tilahun.
Georgia: 2020 parliament vote to be held under proportional system
Parliamentary elections in Georgia in 2020 should be held under a proportional system, Bidzina Ivanishvili said.
Three Armenian carriers ready to help resolve Georgia-Russia crisis
Armenia, Taron Avia and Atlantis European are ready to help resolve the conflict between Georgia and Russia.
Next OSCE monitoring of Artsakh contact line set for June 25
The OSCE Mission will conduct a monitoring of the ceasefire on the contact line between Artsakh and Azerbaijan.
Yerevan to host 2019 Aurora Prize Ceremony on October 20
The fourth Aurora Prize Ceremony will take place in Yerevan on October 20 and will be divided into a two-part event.