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ARF Rep: Armenian account of Vienna meeting credible

Director of the International Secretariat of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau in Yerevan Giro Manoyan got a “dual impression” from the May 16 meeting between Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev.

Qatar Airways Service from EVN: New flights at “competitive” prices

Qatar Airways has announced the start of service from Yerevan Zvartnots Airport beginning May 16.

Analyst: 1994 Karabakh truce still only signed agreement in Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict

When OSCE observers were conducting a ceasefire monitoring along the Nagorno Karabakh line of contact yesterday, it was not immediately clear whether they were “monitoring” the implementation of the 1994 truce or the shaky ceasefire verbally agreed upon by Armenia and Azerbaijan after a four-day war in early April.

2030 Agenda: Armenia says well on track in implementing UN Millennium Goals

Armenia has made significant progress within the framework of the implementation of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Project adopted in 2000, in particular, in terms of lowering the maternal and infant mortality rate, providing access to clean water, accessibility of education, said Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan speaking at today’s event in Yerevan dealing with relevant efforts in 2015.

Eurovision 2016: Mukuchyan dazzling on red carpet, still not bookies’ favorite

Armenia’s Eurovision 2016 representative Iveta Mukuchyan made a dazzling appearance on the red carpet during an official opening ceremony for the competition in Stockholm, Sweden, on Sunday.

Deterrent or Provocation?: Lawmakers say NKR recognition won’t stop Azeri aggression

The recognition of Nagorno Karabakh’s independence will not restrain Azerbaijan’s aggression, Republican faction MP Khosrov Harutyunyan, chairman of the Christian Democrat Party, told media Friday.

Opposition MP: Armenia should not delay recognition of Karabakh

Opposition MP Zaruhi Postanjyan does not rule out that after the endorsement by the government of a bill on Nagorno-Karabakh’s recognition co-authored by her it will eventually be blocked in the National Assembly.

World Press Day: Censorship is harmful, even in time of war

In war, journalists should be allow to report sensitive information, the disclosure of which, is in the public interest, said Samvel Martirosyan, an information security expert and blogger, at a press conference dedicated to World Press Freedom Day.

Ashotyan: Stick with CSTO and Russia for military alliance

The Republic of Armenia relies solely on its own forces, and it shouldn’t despair over other countries’ lack of alliance in the fight with Azerbaijan for Karabakh, Armen Ashotyan, deputy chairman of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA), told media Monday. Ashotyan was commenting on current discussions over the passive position of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) – of which Armenia is a member -- as well as military ally Russia’s sale of weapons to Azerbaijan.

Repeat of Atrocities: Larisa Alaverdyan recalls/compares “Operation Ring”

Atrocities committed by the Azerbaijani side against residents of Armenian villages, are a repetition of notorious acts carried out a quarter century ago within the so-called ‘Operation Ring’,” Larisa Alaverdyan, the executive director of the Foundation Against the Violation of Law (FAVL), told media Friday.