Georgia reports 187 new Covid-19 infections
The country has so far announced 3306 Covid-19 cases, including 19 deaths and 1481 recoveries.
295 ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan registered in past week
The Karabakh troops continue controlling the situation on the contact line and protecting their positions.
Sept. 19 marks defeat of Ottomans by Armenian Legion in Battle of Arara
Forty days after Turks and Germans lost the Battle of Arara, Ottoman Empire asked for armistice.
Lego ditches single-use plastics for package bricks
The company has committed to phasing out the plastic bags it currently uses to package bricks from 2021.
Artsakh parliament will move to Shushi in 2022
Karabakh President Arayik Harutyunyan proposed to move the parliament to Shushi weeks ago.
One person in every 1,500 in Japan is aged 100 or more
Nearly 1 in 1,500 people in Japan is now aged 100 or older, new data from the Japanese government shows.
UK PM raises possibility of new lockdown
The R number, a measure of how many people on average a single patient will infect, rose to between 1.1 and 1.4.
U.S. deploys reinforcements to Syria after Russia clashes
Incidents between U.S. and Russian forces that patrol that part of the country have escalated this year.
Armenia: 244 new coronavirus cases, two deaths reported in the past day
A total of 3737 tests have been performed in the past day, the National Center For Disease Control said.
Tik Tok will be banned from the US app stores from Sept. 20
Besides TikTok, WeChat, a Chinese social media app, will also be removed from U.S. app stores from September 20.
EBRD will provide €10.6m loan to Armenia for new border crossing point
The Chairman of the State Revenue Committee said the new border crossing point will be ready in 2023.
Gyumri mayor, deputy mayor test positive for coronavirus
Mayor Samvel Balasanyan took a test on September 17 and is now receiving treatment at home.
Qatar Airways resumes daily Yerevan services from Oct. 5
Qatar Airways had resumed Yerevan services with five weekly flights on September 13.
Warsaw Stock Exchange planning to take over Armenia Securities Exchange
The final terms of the acquisition will depend on results of due diligence and necessary corporate approvals.
Seoul will sue church linked to Covid-19 outbreak for $4m in damages
Seoul city announced plans to sue Sarang-jeil Church and its lead pastor Rev. Jun Kwang-hoon.
Former Armenia police chief indicted for obstructing journalists' work
Vladimir Gasparyan has cursed and threatened violence against the group of journalist preparing a report.
Harari's "21 Lessons for the 21st Century" translated into Armenian
The int'l bestseller "21 Lessons for the 21st Century" by Yuval Noah Harari has been translated into Armenian.
Karabakh total coronavirus tally surpasses 350
311 people have so far recovered from the disease in Karabakh, while 79 others are quarantined.
Yerevan slams Azerbaijan's barring of ICRC visit to Armenian officer
Davit Tonoyan was meeting Claire Meytraud, the head of the ICRC Delegation to Armenia in Yerevan.
U.N. food chief urges billionaires to step up to help world's starving
Globally some 270 million people were headed toward the brink of starvation, David Beasley said.
Wikipedia edits have massive impact on tourism – economists
Most of the content added was simply translated over from the Spanish Wikipedia into other languages.
Armenia reports 239 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours
A total of 3769 tests have been performed in the past day, the National Center For Disease Control said.
San Francisco Armenian Church building set ablaze by arsonists
Armenian community officials said that the fire was started in three different areas on the building.
Krisp makes it to Forbes Cloud 100 Rising Stars
It applies a machine learning system to audio in real time that has been trained on what is and isn’t the human voice.
Mass killer Breivik applies for parole, announces new lawsuit
According to his lawyer, there will be a court hearing on whether Breivik is to be released.
PM: Covid-19 cases grow amid expanded testing capacity in Armenia
Deputy Health Minister Lena Nanushyan said the coronavirus has now a reproduction number of 1.02․
2020 Aurora Prize awarded to Fartuun Adan and Ilwad Elman
The two will receive a $1,000,000 award and a unique opportunity to continue the cycle of giving.
Armenia: Top health official predicts spike in Covid-19 cases
The coronavirus has now a reproduction number of 1.02 in Armenia, Deputy Health Minister Lena Nanushyan said.
Karabakh: Baku can't involve Lebanese Armenians in political speculations
The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry has recently submitted a complaint to the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs.
Charges brought against former rector of Yerevan State University
Aram Simonyan had the authority to manage the financial activity of the university and sign contracts.
Karabakh announces four new Covid-19 infections
311 people have so far recovered from the disease in Karabakh, while 69 others are quarantined.
Armenia PM, oligarch Gagik Tsarukyan trade accusations
The conflict flared up after Arayik Harutyunyan made a reference to Gagik Tsarukyan's past.
Sony announces PlayStation 5 price, release date
That November 12 release date will apply to the U.S., Japan, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea.
Armenia: Covid-19 infections grow by 295 as 162 recover
A total of 4319 tests have been performed in the past day, the National Center For Disease Control said.
Singapore to award $280 to residents who use Apple Watch to stay healthy
Apple is working with Singapore to help keep the city-state's people healthy using the Apple Watch.
FM: No comparison between Armenian revolution and Belarus protests
Mnatsakanyan said the processes happening in Armenia involved exclusively Armenians, no one else.
Parliament working on committee to probe govt's handling of Covid-19
The move comes after two opposition parties requested the creation of such a committee in July.
One more Armenian village gets modern street lighting system
37 LED lamps have been installed along the main streets of the village – about 1,400 m long area.
"Living coffin" made of mushroom fibre used for the first time
Fibres of mycelium can be used to make anything from food to clothes and packaging – including coffins.
Burj Khalifa, ADNOC building will light up with colours of Armenian flag
The Embassy of Armenia to the UAE said more details about the time of the event will be provided later.
2,600-year-old Phoenician winery discovered in Lebanon
The Phoenicians, the seafaring merchants, introduced a culture of drinking wine throughout the ancient Mediterranean.
Armenian soldier killed in Azerbaijan's provocation
The Defense Ministry said the Armenian troops had to take steps to suppress the rival's activity.
Yoshihide Suga confirmed as Japan's new PM
Suga does not come from a privileged background and rose to the top of the LDP without belonging to any of its powerful factions.
Armenia approves paid paternity leave for new dads
The parliament on September 16 approved the proposal with 116 votes in favor and one against.
"South Park" sets hourlong "Pandemic Special" for September 30
Last fall, "South Park" was renewed through 2022. It is unclear when a new, full season will premiere.
Karabakh reports five new Covid-19 cases
301 people have so far recovered from the disease in Karabakh, while 78 others are quarantined.
Turkey's Osman Kavala, Egypt's Mozn Hassan win Hrant Dink Award
Hassan, the Executive Director of Nazra for Feminist Studies, said she was honoured to receive the Hrant Dink Award.
Kim Kardashian to freeze Instagram account to protest hate speech
She called on others to also suspend their accounts over the companies’ failure to tackle hate speech.
Armenia reports 257 new coronavirus cases, three deaths
A total of 4135 tests have been performed in the past day, the National Center For Disease Control said.
Thousands of Oregon evacuees shelter as wildfires rage on
U.S. President Donald Trump approved a request from Oregon’s governor for a federal disaster declaration.