Ուրբաթ, մայիսի 06, 2016 Ժամանակը Երեւանում 07:33

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    Armenia - Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian chairs a cabinet meeting, Yerevan, 5May2016.

    Armenian Government Assesses Karabakh Recognition Bill

    The Armenian government paved the way on Thursday for parliamentary debates on an opposition bill that would obligate it to formally recognize Nagorno-Karabakh as an independent republic.

    Nagorno-Karabakh -- A man walks inside a destroyed building in the village of Talish, some 80km north of Karabakh's capital Stepanakert, April 6, 2016

    Karabakh Tries To Resettle Civilians Displaced By Fighting

    Authorities in Nagorno-Karabakh are scrambling to resettle hundreds of local residents who fled their homes immediately after heavy fighting broke out along the Armenian-Azerbaijani “line of contact” around the territory on April 2.

    Armenia - Young workers demonstrate against a controversial pension reform in Yerevan, 8May2014.

    Armenian Pension Reform Delayed Further

    The government moved on Thursday to postpone by one more year the full entry into force of its controversial reform of Armenia’s national pension system which sparked angry street protests two years ago.

    Russia -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks with his French counterpart during their meeting in Moscow on April 19, 2016.

    Russia Plans Peace Talks On Karabakh

    Russia is trying to organize renewed Armenian-Azerbaijani negotiations in an effort to prevent another escalation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday.

    Press Review

    “Zhamanak” criticizes Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian for categorically rejecting on Wednesday allegations about widespread government corruption and other abuses made by critics of Armenia’s political leadership.


    Iranian Envoy Briefed On Karabakh Escalation

    Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian discussed the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Iran’s ambassador to Armenia on Wednesday one week after holding talks with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Dehqan in Moscow.

    Armenian Prison Chief Suspended

    Justice Minister Arpine Hovannisian has suspended the head of Armenia’s largest prison pending investigation into possible abuse of power alleged by law-enforcement authorities, it was announced on Wednesday.

    Armenia Again Warns Of Karabakh Recognition

    Armenia has again threatened to formally recognize Nagorno-Karabakh as an independent state if Azerbaijan attempts to reconquer the territory by force.

    Ex-Official Under Investigation Over Panama Leaks

    An Armenian law-enforcement agency has launched criminal proceedings against a powerful official who resigned two weeks ago after being accused of having secret offshore accounts exposed by the Panama Papers.


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    Վիդեո Thousands join Torchlight Procession in Yerevan Honoring Victims of the Armenian Genocide

    The march kicked off in Yerevan's Freedom square with burning of Turkish and Azerbaijani flags. The procession went through downtown Yerevan and concluded at the eternal fire of Tsitsernakabert, the Armenian Genocide Memorial.


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    Turkish Denialist Helps Publicize Truth about the Armenian Genocide

    Ergun Kirlikovali, a resident of Orange County, California, and former president of the Assembly of Turkish American Associations, has carried out a life-long Don Quixotic battle against recognition of the Armenian Genocide. Unfortunately for him, the more he denies the Genocide, the more he helps publicize it.
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