Passenger plane crashes in Afghanistan: officials
The aircraft came down in the Deh Yak district of Ghazni province, to the south-west of Kabul, one official said.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan reacts to tragic death of Kobe Bryant
“An inspiration, an icon, an everlasting winner you have been for so many athletes,” Mkhitaryan said.
Pashinyan: Armenia planning no budget support loans for 1st time ever
For the first time in Armenia’s history, the government is not going to borrow budget support loans in 2020.
Coronavirus outbreak: Bill Gates Foundation committing $10 million
More than 2,700 people in China are now said to have been infected by the fast-spreading coronavirus.
Victims in Kobe Bryant crash identified; Armenian pilot among them
Nine people, including the Armenian-American polit Ara Zobayan, were on board the Sikorsky S76 helicopter.
Winners of the 62nd annual Grammy Awards revealed
The singer-songwriter has been enjoying huge success with her brother Finneas O'Connell with her debut album.
Iranian passenger plane spotted landing on city street
Footage shows passengers being helped out of the plane by onlookers. There are no reports of fatalities.
Armenian, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministers agree to meet on Jan. 30
The Armenian foreign policy chief will first meet the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group on January 29.
102 genes linked to autism in fresh research
“This is one of the most important, comprehensive studies on the genetics of autism to date,” says Dr. Geraldine Dawson.
130 ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan registered in past week
The Karabakh soldiers continue controlling the situation on the contact line and protecting their position.
New Yerevan–Paris air route could be on its way
Nikol Pashinyan said Transavia Airlines could start flying from Armenia to Paris Orly Airport.
Kim Kardashian West and Cher spotted filming new project in LA
Both wore large black wigs and skintight black outfits as they were seen in downtown Los Angeles.
Congressman visits Armenian school in California
Sherman addressed unresolved issues regarding the impacts of the homelessness crisis, federal and military spending.
Tesla update hints at upcoming changes for two models
The last major exterior change for the Model S was back in 2016, so it's about due for some changes.
Coronavirus cases confirmed in France, Australia; More die in China
France confirmed two patients were hospitalized in Paris and the other in the southwestern city of Bordeaux.
NASA says a speedy asteroid is closing in on Earth
The approaching asteroid has been dubbed 2020 BN3 after NASA confirmed its orbit on January 21 this year.
At least 20 killed, hundreds injured in Turkey quake
More than 500 have been left injured and several are trapped in the wreckage of toppled buildings.
India planning to send a legless, "female" robot into space
The country's space agency – the Indian Space Research Organisation – showcased a prototype of "Vyommitra."
Living near major roads "linked to risk of Parkinson's, Alzheimer's"
Researchers from the University of British Columbia analyzed data for 678,000 adults in Metro Vancouver.
Prince Charles visits Armenian Church in Bethlehem
Chancellor of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem Hovnan Baghdasaryan broke the news on Facebook․
Kim Kardashian being sued for "using photo without permission"
A rep for Kardashian declined to comment on the lawsuit, which was filed in a New York federal court.
World's smallest coin features Albert Einstein sticking out his tongue
The image is so small each coin will be sold with a magnifying glass so owners can actually see Einstein.
Egyptian mummy's voice restored 3,000 years after death
Nesyamun lived under the pharaoh Rameses XI, who reigned around the beginning of the 11th century BC.
Armenian soprano will perform at Dresden Semper Opera Ball after all
Ruzan Mantashyan will perform at The Semper Opera Ball, a classical entertainment event in Dresden.
Russian-Armenian figure skater wins European silver
“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
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
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
Paylan was nominated by the international women's union of Hamshen Armenians, Hamshenian.
Authorities searching home of Armenia top court chief
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
Fayez al-Serraj inked an agreement with Turkey in November that seeks to create an exclusive economic zone.
Mount Vesuvius eruption"turned man's brain to glass"
A team of researchers has been studying the remains of one victim, unearthed at the town in the 1960s.
Yerevan shooting: Police apprehend gunman
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 Stef Blok on Thursday, January 23 visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan.
Police negotiating with gunman inside Armenia business center
Police spokesman Ashot Aharonyan said the situation is currently stable and manageable at Erebuni Plaza.
Armenia to ban single-use plastics from 2022
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" to ensure security of any Armenian
Naghdalyan said Azerbaijan employs tactics common among perpetrators—blaming victims for their crimes.
Armenian President raises Genocide recognition by Knesset
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
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
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
About 498,000 people, including 2,500 Georgian and 13,500 Azerbaijani citizens, received Russian citizenship.
Armenia outperforms Georgia, Azerbaijan in fresh democracy index
Raising its score to 5.54 in 2019 from 4.79 a year earlier, Armenia has jumped by 17 notches to rank the 86th.
U.S. threatens to kill Soleimani successor if he kills Americans
After Soleimani’s death, Tehran swiftly appointed Esmail Ghaani as the new head of the Quds Force.
Trump planning to expand U.S. travel ban
Countries from Europe, Africa and Asia are being considered for the expanded order, according to U.S. media.
New drug reportedly limits cancer spreading
The research team had invented a drug to stop blood vessels from forming a treatment resistant barrier around some cancers.
China virus outbreak prompts border screening procedures in Armenia
Armenia is checking the temperatures of passengers arriving in the country, Health Minister Arsen Torosayan.
Vodafone exits Facebook's Libra currency
The Libra Association has seen an exodus of backers including Paypal and Mastercard amid regulatory scrutiny.
Iran appoints new ambassador to Armenia
Abbas Badakhshan Zohouri was among the 13 new ambassadors of Iran who met President Hassan Rouhani.
Armenian President meets Apple CEO in Davos
Armen Sarkissian and Apple CEO Tim Cook met on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Armenia’s Simon Martirosyan nominated for Lifter of the Year title
Martirosyan set a new world record and snatched gold in the 109kg category of the World Weightlifting Championships.
2020 Census could ensure complete count of Armenian-Americans
It is vital that the Armenian American community identifies their race/national origin as “Armenian”.