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.
In a circular issued on July 2, 2015, the French government banned cooperation agreements by local authorities with entities not recognized by the French government, including the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.
The Republic of Armenia has maintained its Tier I status for a third year in a row in the US State Department’s 2015 Trafficking in Persons assessment. Armenia is among just 31 countries out of 188 to have achieved Tier I status.
Declaring bankruptcy of the debt-ridden Nairit chemical plant’s, as recommended by the World Bank, is not “suitable” for the Armenian government, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Yervand Zakharian said during discussions in parliament on Tuesday.
An Azeri district court has filed a lawsuit against Russian businessman German Sterligov for “public anti-state calls” and for “illegally crossing the state border of Azerbaijan” following Sterligov’s decision to move his family and business to Nagorno-Karabakh earlier this month.
Vartan Sirmakes, president and CEO of the Swiss watchmaking company Franck Muller, visited Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan today while in Armenia.
Although the 2018 World Cup finals is a distant three years away and host nation Russia has plenty more work to do in order to prepare for the greatest sporting event, some important business was taken care of at the Konstantinovsky Palace in Strelna, Saint Petersburg, on Sat., July 25.