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Yerevan hit by earthquake

Yerevan hit by earthquake

On Thursday evening, an earthquake occurred near Yerevan. According to seismologists, the magnitude of the phenomenon was about 3.

Number of rail transportation from Armenia to Georgia decreases

Number of rail transportation from Armenia to Georgia decreases

In contrast to domestic rail passenger traffic in Armenia, the number of international ones, in particular to Georgia, decreased by almost 30%. This is associated with the reduced demand of Russians for this transport, since they started travelling to Georgia by plane.

Armenian Ministry of Defense hires U.S. Army representative

Armenian Ministry of Defense hires U.S. Army representative

U.S. Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Uzra Zeya said a U.S. Army representative is set to work within the Armenian Defence Ministry.  According to her, this marks the beginning of a new …

EU to repay Armenia's service with eased visa regime

EU to repay Armenia's service with eased visa regime

The European Council approved the European Commission's proposal to start talks around visa liberalization with Armenia. It is expected that after the approval of the 27 member states, the issue will be referred to the European …

Why Mirzoyan pays visit to U.S.?

Why Mirzoyan pays visit to U.S.?

Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ararat Mirzoyan paid a working visit to New York from July 15-16. The diplomat participated in the Ministerial Segment of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable …

Armenian Airlines launches direct Yerevan-Kazan flights

Armenian Airlines launches direct Yerevan-Kazan flights

Armenian Airlines will launche new service to Russia in August, as the airline opened reservations for Yerevan-Kazan route. Starting from August 9, Airbus A321 aircraft of 220 passenger seats capacity will operate this route on weekly …

Pashinyan takes long vacation

Pashinyan takes long vacation

The Armenian Prime Minister has been on vacation since July 15. According to the official press release, he intends to spend most of his time in Armenia.

Media: Armenia to return to Russia in autumn

Media: Armenia to return to Russia in autumn

The foreign policy course of Armenia will sharply change from the EU to Russia in the fall. According to the media, the following has already been made by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.

Group of young people detained over Yerevan shooting

Group of young people detained over Yerevan shooting

Four young people were arrested for opening fire from a moving vehicle on the Victory Bridge in Yerevan, according to the Armenian Police press service. The patrol officers swiftly responded to reports of gunfire. The suspects, two …

Minor earthquake hits Syunik region

Minor earthquake hits Syunik region

A 3.5 earthquake struck Armenia's Syunik region Monday morning, the Armenian media outlets reported. On July 15 at 10:52 local time (06:52 GMT), the seismological network of the Armenian Ministry of Internal Affairs recorded an …