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40 U.S. backed troops 'killed fighting Islamic State in Syria over weekend'

40 U.S. backed troops 'killed fighting Islamic State in Syria over weekend'

October 27, 2018 - 17:30 AMT  13:30 GMT
According to the SOHR report, the Islamic State killed at least 41 members of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.
WB: Foreign direct investment in Armenia will grow 3% in 2018

WB: Foreign direct investment in Armenia will grow 3% in 2018

October 27, 2018 - 15:50 AMT  11:50 GMT
In a new report published recently, the Bank said economic growth is being driven by rising investment.
100 ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan registered in past week

100 ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan registered in past week

October 27, 2018 - 14:54 AMT  10:54 GMT
The Karabakh frontline units refrained from retaliating to continue controlling the situation on the contact line.
Armenia says will consider purchase of U.S. arms in case of descent offer

Armenia says will consider purchase of U.S. arms in case of descent offer

October 27, 2018 - 14:27 AMT  10:27 GMT
Armenia will consider the possibility of purchasing weapons from the United States in case there are real good offers, Nikol Pashinyan said.
World Bank predicts 5.3% GDP growth for Armenia in 2018

World Bank predicts 5.3% GDP growth for Armenia in 2018

October 27, 2018 - 13:44 AMT  09:44 GMT
Inflation will edge up but remain within the CBA target range, while the current account deficit will widen on account of a higher import bill.
Syria’s Aleppo, Hama reportedly come under militant shelling

Syria’s Aleppo, Hama reportedly come under militant shelling

October 27, 2018 - 13:01 AMT  09:01 GMT
A general said 15 families in difficult circumstances were provided with humanitarian aid in the city of Aleppo.
Researchers study elephants' math abilities

Researchers study elephants' math abilities

October 27, 2018 - 12:34 AMT  08:34 GMT
The trio of pachyderms live in Japan's Ueno Zoo in facilities approved by the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Armenian peacekeepers to join drills in Russia

Armenian peacekeepers to join drills in Russia

October 27, 2018 - 12:19 AMT  08:19 GMT
The peacekeeping brigade will join the exercise which will start on October 30 and will run through November 2.
Suicide attack in Afghanistan leaves 5 police officers dead

Suicide attack in Afghanistan leaves 5 police officers dead

October 27, 2018 - 11:36 AMT  07:36 GMT
Speaking to local media, Abdul Rahman Mangal said the attacker detonated the car near the police center in Maidan Wardak.
Armenia placed 80th among 180 countries in RSF’s freedom index

Armenia placed 80th among 180 countries in RSF’s freedom index

October 27, 2018 - 11:19 AMT  07:19 GMT
RSF has placed Armenia 80th out of 180 countries - down by 1 notch from the previous report - in its latest world rankings for press freedom.
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