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Twitter removes image tweet by Trump
Twitter Inc has taken down an image tweeted by the U.S. President Donald Trump from its platform, after receiving a copyright complaint from the...
16:01
Yerevan court postpones hearing in Serzh Sargsyan's and others’ case
A Yerevan court on Thursday agreed to postpone by nearly one month a hearing in the trial of third Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and several...
15:41
Nursultan Nazarbayev recovers from COVID-19
Kazakhstan’s former president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has recovered from COVID-19 which he contracted in mid-June, Reuters reported, citing...
15:34
Armenia in talks with several manufacturers for possible COVID-19 vaccine
Armenia is negotiating with several manufacturers and international agencies for a possible vaccine against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19),...
14:55
Hundreds of elephants found dead in Botswana
Mystery surrounds the "completely unprecedented" deaths of hundreds of elephants in Botswana over the last two months, BBC News...
14:49
Yerevan appellate court postpones hearing in Gagik Tsarukyan’s case
The Yerevan Criminal Court of Appeals, presided over by judge Mkhitar Papoyan, on Thursday postponed a hearing in the case of the opposition...
14:25
Turkey delays decision on turning Hagia Sophia into mosque
A Turkish court has delayed a decision on whether the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul can be converted into a mosque, BBC News reports.  The...
14:16
Tsarukyan’s lawyer: We are here for court hearing not to be postponed
The Yerevan Criminal Court of Appeals, presided over by judge Mkhitar Papoyan, is today hearing prosecutors’ appeal against a lower court...
13:33
Armenia's minister of labor and social affairs has new deputy
Armenia’s Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Zaruhi Batoyan has a new deputy, according to two decisions signed by Prime Minister Nikol...
13:15
Coronavirus: Immunity may be more widespread than tests suggest
People testing negative for coronavirus antibodies may still have some immunity, a study has suggested. For every person testing...
13:09
Health minister: Rehabilitation units of Armenian hospitals overloaded
The rehabilitation units of Armenian hospitals are practically overloaded, Minister of Health Arsen Torosyan told a cabinet meeting on Thursday....
12:32
Armenia’s Nuclear Power Plant suspends operation for preventive maintenance
Armenia’s Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) suspended its operation on July 1 for routine preventive maintenance, Rosatom Eastern Europe reported....
12:08
77.92% of Russians support constitutional amendments
The constitutional amendments have been supported by 77.92% of Russians who took part in the nationwide vote, the Central Election Commission...
11:58
Artsakh reports 6 fresh Covid-19 cases
Artsakh has reported 6 new coronavirus infections in a 24-hour period, bringing the national tally to 125 as of Thursday, July 2. The...
11:36
Armenian Church celebrates Feast of the Holy Translators
The Armenian Apostolic Church on Thursday, July 2, marks the Feast of the Holy Translators St. Sahak and St. Mesrop, Qahana.am reports....
11:25
Armenia’s coronavirus cases climb to 26,658 on July 2
Armenia has confirmed 593 new coronavirus infections in a 24-hour period, bringing the national tally to 26,658 as of 11 a.m. Thursday, July 2,...
11:14
Armenian saxophonist wins top award at Spanish online music contest
Young Armenian saxophone player Alicia Sargsyan Serrano from the Spanish city of Melilla has won the audience award at the Spanish Online Music...
10:50
WHO: 141 COVID-19 vaccines being developed worldwide
Director-General of the World Health Organisation Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in an article for The Washington Post newspaper that currently...
10:39
Minor quake strikes near Armenian village
The Seismic Protection Service of Armenia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations detected a magnitude 2.6 earthquake in the territory of...
10:10
Today marks World UFO Day
World UFO Day is an awareness day for people to gather together and watch the skies for unidentified flying objects. In the past there were...
20:58
Viva-MTS sums up the results and celebrates milestones over the last 15 years
From a telecommunications operator to a digital services provider
20:33
Marianna Gevorgyan wins the prestigious World Folk Vision contest
Canoonist, laureate of international competitions, musician of "Tagharan" ensemble  Marianna Gevorgyan became a  winner of...
20:06
Ten thousand COVID-19 tests reach Armenia thanks to the European Union and WHO
A shipment of 10 000 COVID-19 tests, procured by WHO with the financial support of the European Union (EU), arrived in Yerevan,...
19:37
Armenia’s death rate increased by 30% against the previous year - Pashinyan
"We are still unable to solve the main strategic issue of the pandemic to live parallel to coronavirus,” Prime Minister...
19:19
Boat carrying up to 60 refugees sinks in Lake Van
A boat that sank on Lake Van in eastern Turkey is believed to have been carrying up to 60 refugees and migrants when it went down in stormy...
18:54
57 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Shirak province on June 30
Around 89 patients are treated at Gyumri Infectious Hospital in Shirak province as of July 1 at 11.30, the Governor’s office reported in...
18:10
Court of Appeals to examine appeal for Gagik Tsarukyan’s preventive measure
The Court of Appeals will hear the prosecutors appeal on the court ruling denying request for Gagik Tsarukyan’s arrest tomorrow. As Gagik...
17:27
Nikol Pashinyan conveys congratulations to Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has sent a congratulatory message to Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau on the occasion of Canada Day.,...
17:15
Putin slams new US sanctions aimed at ‘suffocating’ Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin denounces the United States for imposing new sanctions on Syria’s regime during the coronavirus pandemic,...
16:05
Bomb threat at Yerevan shopping center
Armenia’s National Center for Crisis Management on Wednesday received a call saying a bomb had been planted at the food court of a Yerevan...

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