Armenian newspapers continue to comment on President Serzh Sarkisian’s emergency meeting with senior state officials that focused on the latest increases in the prices of some essential products in Armenia.
One of the arrested members of an armed opposition group that seized a police station in Yerevan in 2016 ended a nearly month-long hunger strike after being taken to a prison hospital on Friday.
Ruben Hayrapetian, the controversial chairman of the Football Federation of Armenia (FFA), said on Friday that he will not step down despite a promise given two years ago.
Estonia has become the first European Union member state to ratify a landmark agreement that was signed by the EU and Armenia in November.
With only three months to go before the end of his final term, President Serzh Sarkisian met with senior lawmakers on Friday to discuss Armenia’s ongoing transition to the parliamentary system of government.
“Haykakan Zhamanak” describes as “weird” President Serzh Sarkisian’s emergency meeting with senior officials held on Wednesday in connection with the latest increases in key consumer prices in Armenia.
The number of non-Armenian foreign tourists visiting Nagorno-Karabakh jumped by 41 percent in 2017 after decreasing following the April 2016 war with Azerbaijan, a senior official in Stepanakert said on Thursday.
Alexander Arzumanian, a former opposition politician currently serving as Armenia’s ambassador to Denmark, won on Thursday a court case against the Armenian authorities that stems from his controversial arrest in 2007.
The World Bank has again improved its short-term outlook for Armenia, saying that the Armenian economy will grow by around 4 percent annually in the coming years.
Businessman Gagik Tsarukian’s political alliance made clear on Thursday that it will not join a demonstration against the latest consumer price hikes in Armenia which is planned by another opposition group.
“Zhamanak” comments on the latest statements made by Ruben Tatulian, a Russian businessman of Armenian descent blacklisted by the United States for his alleged ties to organized crime.
The Armenian police strongly denied being too soft on reckless drivers of expensive cars on Wednesday following an overnight accident in Yerevan that left two traffic police officers dead.