| 18.01.16 | 14:52
Justice Harutyun Movsisyan, presiding over the trial of Valery Permyakov, a 20-year-old former conscript of Russian armed forces charged with killing a seven-member Armenian family, has rejected the petition of lawyers of the victims’ relatives for the proceedings to be moved from the premises of the base in Gyumri to the Shirak court of general jurisdiction.
| 18.01.16 | 11:49
Armenian health authorities have given indications that the situation with the latest outbreak of the dreaded influenza A virus subtype H1N1 and less severe respiratory diseases is showing a positive dynamic as hundreds of patients have been discharged from hospitals in recent days.
| 18.01.16 | 09:09
The relatives of a Gyumri family massacred last year in a shooting and stabbing rampage allegedly committed by a Russian soldier say they have reconsidered their plans to boycott the trial in the case, which resumes at the Russian military base in Armenia today.
| 15.01.16 | 11:42
Plans to demolish the old tower of the Zvartnots airport, which is one of the unique examples of Soviet modernism are again in the center of public attention after it has emerged that Yerevan’s municipality has issued permission for the activity.
| 15.01.16 | 10:17
Despite assurances from health officials that the latest outbreak of the deadly H1N1 swine flu virus in Armenia is “manageable”, the situation continues to cause public concerns amid reported deaths.
| 14.01.16 | 14:57
According to weather forecast services, heavy snow is again expected in Armenia in the coming days, and municipality employees are convinced that this time the authorities will be able to clean the streets more efficiently.
| 14.01.16 | 12:19
Upon recommendations from the country’s health authorities, schoolchildren in Armenia will be allowed to stay at home for another week beginning January 18.
| 14.01.16 | 10:44
Complications caused by the dangerous H1N1 swine flu virus continue to kill patients in Armenia, but the country’s health officials give assurances that the situation is stabilizing and a reduction of cases is actually being observed.
| 13.01.16 | 15:31
The lawyer of Gevorg Safaryan, who was detained during clashes between police and demonstrators in capital Yerevan’s Liberty Square on New Year’s Eve, and later was arrested, says that his client was simply provoked by the police.
| 13.01.16 | 15:10
The death toll in Armenia’s latest outbreak of the H1N1 virus, more commonly known as swine flu, has reached 10 on Wednesday, but the country’s authorities insist there is still no epidemic and the situation remains under control.