Armenia’s shadow economy "expected to shrink by 3% in 2019"
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said that shadow economy in Armenia will shrink by 3% in 2019.
Armenian National Security Service chief resigns
Director of the National Security Service Artur Vanetsyan has been relieved of his duties, said Nikol Pashinyan.
Banksy's chimp-filled Parliament up for sale, set to fetch up to £2 mln
A Banksy painting of the House of Commons overrun by chimpanzees is to go on sale in London next month.
Russia, Belarus agree on partial unification of their economies
The integration program initialed by the countries in early September is designed for a year and a half.
Cancer is now the leading cause of death in wealthy countries
A new study has found that cancer is fast becoming the leading cause of death in higher income countries.
Iran slams "unacceptable" accusations over Saudi oil attacks
Iran has poured scorn on accusations about Tehran's alleged role in the weekend attacks on a Saudi oil plant.
Armenia’s Artur Aleksanyan heading for gold with rib fracture
Aleksanyan will take on Russia’s Musa Evloev in his final bout of the 2019 World Championships, underway in Nursultan.
System Of A Down announce Findland concert for June 25
System Of A Down have announced a new concert in Findland on June 25. "We are excited to announce the first of many shows in Europe next year. First up is our return to Finland for @ProvinssiFest on the 25th of June," the band said in a tweet. Though no albums have been released since 2005, the band continue to perform live. Lead singer Serj Tankian continues to compose and release solo music under his own name, while guitarist Daron Malakian's next Scars on Broadway album, “Dictator”, is out July 20. System Of A Down, whose members are all descendants of survivors of the Armenian Genocide, performed live in Armenia for the first time to mark the 100th anniversary of the atrocity. The band's concert in Armenian’s capital Yerevan on April 23, 2015 closed their Wake Up The Souls Tour, a month-long world tour to commemorate the Genocide, which saw the slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Turks in 1915.
Mkhitaryan scores debut goal after Roma move
Mkhitaryan scored a debut goal to help Paulo Fonseca secure his first win as AS Roma coach in a 4-2 victory over Sassuolo
Hrant Dink Award goes to Nebahat Akkoç, Agnes Kharshiing
The eleventh International Hrant Dink Award was presented on September 15 with a ceremony held at the Istanbul.
Tiny bubbles in your body could fight cancer
The minicircle DNA was 14 times more effective at delivery and even more successful at killing cancerous tumors.
95 ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan registered in past week
The Karabakh soldiers continue controlling the situation on the contact line and protecting their positions.
Armenians, Jews in focus of hate speech in Turkish media: study
The report found 4,839 editorials and news reports targeting national, ethnic and religious groups.
Armenian Assembly of America to honor Congresswoman Jackie Speier
The Assembly will honor Congresswoman Jackie Speier for her exemplary work as a United States Representative.
Saudi Arabia says drones attacked oil facilities
One attack struck a major oil facility in Buqyaq, which is near Dammam in the kingdom's Eastern Province.
New research offers clues to effects of vaping
As far as why they like the flavorings, they like the fact that the flavorings make the product more palatable.
Erdogan says will discuss U.S. missile purchase with Trump
"I said no matter what package of ... S-400s we get, we can buy from you a certain amount of Patriots," Erdogan said.
GIPHY founder Alex Chung arriving in Armenia for WCIT
The 2019 World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT 2019) organizing committee announced today that Alex Chung
Kidney transplants safe from donors with hepatitis C: study
HCV-infected kidneys are a valuable resource for transplantation and steps should be taken to reduce refusal of them.
Glendale councilman booted from HOA event "because he’s Armenian"
A Glendale city councilman has accused some members of a local homeowner’s association of racially motivated behavior.
Arsene Wenger taking up technical role with FIFA
The 69-year-old ended his 21-year stint in charge of the Gunners in May 2018 and has since kept himself busy with TV punditry work.
Armenian, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministers agree to meet
Armenia’s foreign minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and his Azeri counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov have agreed to meet.
Chinese scientists use gene editing on HIV patient for the first time
"After being edited, the cells have the ability to resist HIV infection," lead scientist Deng Hongkui said.
Antibiotics before cancer treatment reportedly cut survival time
Taking antibiotics in the month before starting immunotherapy dramatically reduces a cancer patient’s chances of survival.
"Game Of Thrones" House Targaryen prequel nears HBO pilot order
Former GoT co-executive producer Cogman confirmed in April that his prequel idea was not going forward.
Russia's Lavrov says war in Syria has ended
“The war in Syria has really come to an end. The country is gradually returning to a peaceful life," he said.
Hubble takes new portrait of Saturn
When Saturn was approaching closest to Earth this year on June 20, the Hubble Space Telescope captured the view.
Armenian Genocide survivor Asdghig “Starrie” Alemian dies in U.S. at 109
She was a survivor of the Armenian Genocide, which took the lives of her parents and brothers, leaving her orphaned at age 5.
Edward Snowden names conditions for his return to U.S.
By coming back for only "sentencing," he said, he wouldn't be setting the right example for others who might be in a similar situation.
ANCA partners with IDC to promote security for Middle East
The two-day gathering called for a permanent policy of official U.S. remembrance of the Armenian Genocide.
Germany urges Greece to step up migrant deportations to Turkey
More and more migrants have been crossing to Greece in recent weeks, overwhelming the already strapped local services.
Holocaust survivor's secret diary to be published 70 years after her death
The Holocaust diary of the Polish Jewish teenager Renia Spiegel was sealed away in a New York bank vault.
Poverty increasingly threatens elderly Germans: study
The study found that the number of pensioners facing a risk of poverty by 2039 could rise from 16.8% at current levels to 21.6%.
Swiss fathers to get two weeks paid paternity leave
The move is expected to cost around €209.5 million with employers and employees sharing the extra costs.
Doctor acquitted in euthanasia case in the Netherlands
Judges said the doctor acted lawfully as not carrying out the process would have undermined the patient's wish.
Legal challenge in Belfast against no-deal Brexit dismissed
The government rejected that argument during two days of legal proceedings in Belfast High Court, PA reported.
U.S. planning to ban almost all vaping flavors
The U.S. intends to ban popular fruity flavors, as well as menthol and mint e-cigarettes from stores and online sellers.
Tesla tests Model S with an even faster "Plaid" powertrain
Tesla teased a prototype Model S that Musk says can go faster than the “Ludicrous” speed the company’s cars currently achieve.
"Raging Bull' writer, Armenian-American Mardik Martin dies at 82
Mardik Martin, the co-screenwriter behind Martin Scorsese's "Mean Streets, "New York, New York", has died.
Armenia among top 3 destinations for wine and food trips in CIS
Armenia is among the top 3 countries with the best wine and food holidays and festivals in the CIS this fall.
Statue of Armenian Genocide missionary will be erected in Canada
Born in the village of Chegoggin, Nova Scotia, in 1872, Corning made it her life’s mission to help others.
California Senate passes Turkish Divestment Bill
The Bill was passed on September 11, with 33 out of 40 State Senators voting in favor and the remaining 7 abstaining.
One more family getting a descent house in Gyumri
Volunteers from VivaCell-MTS and the Fuller Center for Housing Armenia visited Gyumri with the same purpose.
A diabetes drug promotes brain repair, but it only works in females
female animals have been excluded from research out of fear that their fluctuating hormone levels will muddle the data.
Congressional leaders urged to defend Artsakh security provisions
Senate Appropriations Committee will be voting on the Fiscal Year 2020 foreign aid bill, a far-ranging multi-billion measure.
Syria, U.S.-led coalition may have committed war crimes, says UN
The Commission of Inquiry on Syria also said Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham fired rockets indiscriminately and killed civilians.
Tickets for Armenia-Finland Euro qualifiers fixture go on sale
Tickets for the match between Armenia and Finland in the UEFA European Championship qualification round have gone on sale.
Forbes: How Kim Kardashian helped get Raj Rajaratnam out of jail
Rajaratnam, whose net worth was estimated at $1.3 bn in 2009 when he was among the 400 richest Americans, was released July 23.
Pentagon announces $10.1 mln deal for equipment supplies to Azerbaijan
Work will be performed in Alexandria, Virginia and Azerbaijan, and is expected to be completed in September 2020.
Trump jokes about staying in power after 2024
Trump joked about staying in the White House and remaining in office when the country hosts the 2026 World Cup.