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Soccer: Armenia beat El Salvador in LA friendly

Armenia’s national soccer team achieved their second straight victory under new coach Varuzhan Sukiasyan by beating El Salvador in a friendly played in Los Angeles, USA, on June 1.

Ex-Prez Kocharyan: Azerbaijan did not solve a single strategic military problem

Azerbaijan must have underestimated the military preparedness of the Nagorno Karabakh Defense Army and the readiness of Armenians to oppose its aggression, Armenia’s former president Robert Kocharyan said on June 1 in his first published remarks on the April war.

Call from Ankara: Erdogan warns Germany against formally recognizing Armenian Genocide

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned Germany against formally recognizing the World War I killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as genocide.

Soccer: Western Armenia beats Chagos Islands, loses to Abkhazia in ConIFA World Cup

A team of Western Armenia stunned rivals from Chagos Islands 12-0 before losing 0-1 to the hosts at the group stage of the second World Cup for associations outside international soccer’s governing body, FIFA, taking place in Abkhazia.

Utilities Regulator: Gas tariffs to be lowered from July 1

Armenia’s Public Services Regulatory Commission on Tuesday has decided that gas tariffs for households and industrial enterprises in the country will go down by about six and seven percent, respectively, beginning July 1.

Artsakh, My Love

The premier of a musical comedy dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Armenia’s Independence took place at Yerevan’s Paronyan Musical Comedy Theater Monday night. The comedy called “Artsakh, My Love” tells about the mode of life, songs, dances and humor of Karabakh folks in a historical setting.

Sargsyan in Kazakhstan for EEU summit after visiting Luxemburg

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan arrived in Kazakhstan on Tuesday to attend a meeting of the Supreme Council of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), his press service said.

Ice-Cream Charity

Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan took his grandchildren to a Sunday charity ice-cream sale in Yerevan’s Northern Avenue during which the staff of the Information and Analytical Agency teamed up with showbiz artists, politicians and other public figures to help vulnerable families. The proceeds from this year’s sales will go also to the families of Armenian servicemen killed in the April war in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Soccer: Armenia routs Guatemala in friendly match

Armenia beat Guatemala 7-1 in a weekend friendly played in Los Angeles, USA, as part of Varuzhan Sukiasyan’s team’s preparations for the FIFA World Cup qualifying tournament commencing in September.

Gymnastics: Armenians win gold, silver medals at European championships

Armenian gymnast Harutyun Merdinyan has won the continent’s title and his two team mates got silver medals at European Artistic Gymnastics Championships held in Bern, Switzerland.