| 21.01.16 | 10:49
The disappearance of another old building in downtown Yerevan in recent days has sparked more concerns among civil society members and architects advocating the conservation of urban culture and heritage, who accuse the city authorities of going back on their promise.
| 21.01.16 | 10:07
Armenian Health Minister Armen Muradyan says a “drastic improvement” has been observed in the latest outbreak of the H1N1 swine flu virus and other less severe respiratory diseases as the death toll caused by the dangerous influenza subtype in Armenia has climbed to 18.
| 20.01.16 | 17:11
While a number of maternal and newborn deaths last year raised questions about the quality of obstetrics in Armenia, a Health Ministry official says a tendency towards lower mortality rates was actually registered in 2015.
| 20.01.16 | 12:06
Health authorities in Nagorno-Karabakh report that the situation with flu and less severe respiratory viruses in the republic is now stable, but the local Ministry of Health “nevertheless continues to work in an emergency regime”.
| 20.01.16 | 10:24
Discussions on the Internet over controversial Facebook comments by a popular singer and member of parliament representing the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, continue unabated as Shushan Petrosyan is also expected to face a decision of the National Assembly’s ethics committee now.
| 20.01.16 | 10:17
Some of the provisions of the amended Constitution will be applied in Armenia earlier than expected after Human Rights Defender Karen Andreasyan’s resignation was reaffirmed this week.
| 20.01.16 | 09:52
After a cold spell and heavy blizzards across Armenia in late December and early January, the country is enjoying some spring-like weather these days as temperatures have risen to record highs for mid-January in a number of regions.
| 19.01.16 | 15:44
Oseltamivir, an antiviral medication proven effective in fighting swine flu and marketed under the trade name of Tamiflu, has been overvalued in Armenia, the head of a local association of medicine producers and importers acknowledged on Tuesday.
| 19.01.16 | 09:49
Health authorities in Armenia have given more indications that the situation with the latest outbreak of the influenza A virus subtype H1N1, which has killed over a dozen people in the country in recent weeks, as well as less severe respiratory diseases is stabilizing as more patients have been discharged from hospitals lately.
| 18.01.16 | 15:43
The Ombudsman, who submitted his resignation last week, although previously said that there would be no further comments on that occasion, spoke on his decision in a Facebook post today.