The government of Armenia on Thursday adjourned for its annual summer recess without discussind the electricity rate hike issue
After 2,700 years the walls of Urartu Castle have been unearthed in the Ayanis neighborhood of the eastern province of Van in Turkey.
Harutyun Melikyan, a second grade student at Stephan Jrbashyan Music School, took the second place prize at the 5th International Piano Competition María Herrero, which took place in Granada, Spain on July 20-24.
There have been no delays in new negotiations between Armenia and the European Union, Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia Shavarsh Kocharyan said during a briefing today in Yerevan.
The IT Development Support Council met on Wednesday with government officials, where a program entitled “Armenia’s international recognition orbit: European motor race of IT companies,” was submitted. Chaired by Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan, the Council plans to bring together representatives from 60 Armenian companies for the program, which they plan to take to Europe.
For the first time, teams from Diyarbakir and Dersim will participate in the Pan-Armenian Games in Yerevan.
The body of Syrian-Armenian serviceman, Arsen Petrosyan, was found in Al-Hasakeh, Syria, Armenpress reports after learning about the discovery from a group of Armenians of Syria on Facebook.
“In the Land of Blood and Tears,” a book by Swiss missionary Jakob Kunzler, has been selected as the July book of the month at the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute in Yerevan. The Museum-Institute is also introducing a new temporary exhibit, “Armenian Sport and Gymnastics in the Ottoman Empire”, set to debut next month.
A two-day linguistics conference entitled “Issues of Convergence of Western Armenian and Eastern Armenian” is currently underway in Yerevan, with linguists, literary scholars, and other specialists from various fields in Armenia and the Diaspora in attendance.
The Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor Office (HCAV) has called on Armenia’s Special Investigation Service (SIS) to charge the First Deputy Head of Police Hunan Poghosyan and Deputy Head of Police Levon Yeranosyan as part of a criminal case in connection with the violent dispersal of peaceful demonstrators by police in Yerevan on June 23.