Armenia Wine's cognac wins silver at Int'l Wine & Spirit Competition
Cognac produced by Armenia Wine has recently won a silver medal in the International Wine & Spirit Competition.
Russia readying to stop servicing Armenian Railways
Russian state-owned railway company Russian Railways is preparing to break the agreement with the Armenian authorities.
Court upholds decision to keep Armenia ex-President in custody
Both Kocharyan's supporters and opponents are currently protesting in front of the court in the Armenian capital.
Study: Dreams help the brain forget useless memories
When you sleep, your brains clear out the memories you've made while you're awake, deciding what to keep and what to discard.
Queen Elizabeth congratulates Armenia on Independence Day
Her Majesty the Queen has sent a congratulatory message to President Armen Sarkissian on the country's Independence Day.
Alcohol-producing gut bacteria could cause liver damage
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is the build-up of fat in the liver due to factors other than alcohol.
Smoking wins over food, says new study
Many people think that smokers who are not smoking for a while tend to eat more instead, but a new study says not.
Antidepressant "reduces anxiety symptoms first'
A commonly-prescribed antidepressant reduces anxiety first and has a smaller effect on depressive symptoms weeks later.
Study signals new era of precision medicine for children with cancer
Although few children on the study went on to receive adult drugs, those who did receive targeted therapies had significant benefits.
Pompeo says US building anti-Iran coalition
The U.S. said it was building a coalition to deter Iranian threats following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.
Russia, China veto UN resolution calling for truce in Syria
Russia and China have vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution that called for a truce in the region of Idlib
Armenian, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister meeting in NYC on Sept 23
Mnatsakanyan will travel to the U.S. to attend the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
French actor of Armenian descent Charles Gérard dies aged 96
French actor of Armenian descent Charles Gérard died September 19 at the age of 96, Figaro reports.
Biden says U.S. must reaffirm its record on Armenian Genocide
As a Senator, Joe Biden consistently supported issues of special concern to Americans of Armenian heritage.
Armenia climb two spots in latest FIFA ranking
Belgium tops the ranking and is closely followed by France and Brazil, according to the report compiled by the Federation.
U.S. Embassy will spend $100,000 to conserve Sanahin Monastery
A UNESCO site, Sanahin represents the epitome of Armenian religious architecture between the 10th and 13th centuries.
Kindergarten in border village getting a modern heating system
The Armenian border village of two schools, two kindergartens, a house of culture and an art school.
Burj Khalifa to light up in Armenian flag colors on Independence day
A Facebook post by the Armenian Embassy in the United Arab Emirates broke the news September 19.
HayPost cancels postage stamp dedicated to religion
Օne postage stamp titled “Religion. The Pontifical Residence” was cancelled and put into circulation by HayPost.
Syrian troops withdrawing from eastern Idlib: early reports
According to early reports, the Syrian army is withdrawing troops from the eastern countryside of Idlib.
Members of U.S. Congress to visit Artsakh despite State Dept advice
Members of the Congress Jackie Speier (née Kanchelian), Judy Chu and Frank Pallone will travel to Artsakh.
NSW Parliament condemns Azeri murderer of Armenian officer
McDermott, who is one of the inaugural signatories of the Australian Friends of Artsakh, was unequivocal in his condemnation.
Mahjong linked to improved mental health: study
Mahjong, a tile-based game developed in China in the 19th century, is now played all over the world by millions.
Urartu relics unearthed in Iran
Archaeological relics related to the Kingdom of Urartu (860 BC – 590 BC) has recently been found in Anaqizli mount.
Armenia opening embassies in Israel, Ethiopia
The Armenian government on September 19 approved the opening of embassies in Israel and Ethiopia.
U.S. unlikely to impose sanctions on Ankara: Turkish official
“My expectation is it (sanctions) would not be implemented,” the senior official told reporters in Washington.
Scientists gear up for a year trapped in Arctic ice
They have undergone intense preparation for an expedition designed to figure out what a warming Arctic means for us all.
VivaCell-MTS, Synopsys Armenia support European University students
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between VivaCell-MTS, Synopsys Armenia, and the European University.
Romania Senate declares October 12 as Day of Armenian language
The resolution will enable organizing events celebrating the Armenian language, alphabet and culture in Romania.
George R.R. Martin confirms HBO Targaryen show
Martin also revealed that of the original five "Game of Thrones" successor shows HBO was working on, three remain.
Armenia: Former police chief appointed PM’s chief adviser
President Armen Sarkissian had earlier signed an order relieving Osipyan of his duties as chief of police.
India bans electronic cigarettes
The ban will be imposed through an executive order and will include jail terms of up to three years for offenders.
Air pollution reaches fetus-facing side of placentas: study
The concentration of particles was highest in the placentas of women most exposed to airborn pollutants.
UN says the world now is home to 272 million migrants
The growing number of migrants has now reached 272 million, outpacing the growth rate of the world’s population.
Armenia Police chief relieved of his duties
President Armen Sarkissian signed a decree on September 18, relieving Police chief Valery Osipyan of his duties.
Armenia Defense Minister refutes resignation allegations
Armenian Defense Minister David Tonoyan refuted information disseminated by the media about his possible resignation.
Saudi Arabia vows "material evidence" linking Iran to oil attack
Saudi Arabia has already said preliminary results showed the attack did not come from Yemen.
New peptides improve memory in mice with Alzheimer’s: study
neurologist Jack Jhamandas and his team have found two short peptides which led to a significant improvement in mice.
Sleeping needs may be driven by intensity of brain activity
People's need for sleep may be related to how intensive their brain activity has been since their last sleep.
Saudi Arabia reportedly sold building where Khashoggi was killed
"A new building for the consulate had already been purchased in Sariyer district, which also hosts the US Consulate," it added.
India expects to gain control over Pakistani Kashmir "one day"
India's foreign minister said on September 17 that the part of Kashmir controlled by Pakistan belongs to India.
Indonesia raises minimum age for marriage to 19
Poverty, ideas of family honor, customs and religious laws are factors that could force girls into child marriages.
VivaCell-MTS offers twice as much Internet to “Data” subscribers
VivaCell-MTS offers subscribing to "Data 3500" or "Data 5500" tariff plan and getting twice as much Internet per month.
Dzeko wants Mkhitaryan to stay at Roma for long term
Eden Dzeko wants Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan to make his stay at Roma a permanent one.
"Big Bang Theory" strikes multi-billion-dollar HBO Max streaming deal
In what is easily a record-setting deal, HBO Max has secured the exclusive domestic streaming rights to TBBT.
Study looks for differences in brain connectivity among tea drinkers
Despite people's beliefs that tea can heal all ills, finding substantial evidence to back up these claims is more challenging.
Sara Corning statue unveiled in Canada
On land where once stood a cherished church that Sara Corning may have attended, a statue of her now stands.
Court rules to keep Armenia ex-President in custody
A court in Yerevan ruled on September 17 to keep former Armenian President Robert Kocharian in custody.
Serj Tankian updates fans on System of a Down’s plans
"We haven't been able to see eye to eye to continue as far as creating new music together," said Serj.
Next OSCE monitoring of Artsakh contact line set for Sept. 18
The OSCE Mission will conduct a planned monitoring of the ceasefire between Artsakh and Azerbaijan.