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Bako Sahakyan holds consultation with police to discuss fight against coronavirus

On 28 March President Bako Sahakyan visited the Artsakh Republic Police and convened a working consultation there. Issues related to the complex measures taken for combating the spread of the new coronavirus, as well as forthcoming state elections were on the discussion agenda, the Presidential Office stated.

Azerbaijan violates ceasefire about 150 times in passing week. Artsakh MOD

Azerbaijani side violated the ceasefire regime at the line of contact between the Karabakh and Azerbaijani opposing forces about 150 times, from March 22 to 28.

Coronavirus cases reach 372 in Armenia

43 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were confirmed in Armenia, bringing the total number of infected people to 372.

Man Utd goalkeeper David de Gea makes €300k donation to fight coronavirus in Madrid

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has donated €300,000 to fight the coronavirus outbreak in his home city of Madrid, Daily Mirror reports.

Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, the leader said on Friday, CNN reports.

We dream of the renovation of the theater building. Ruzanna Khachatryan

World Theater Day is one of the holidays when the representatives of theatrical art come together and value the role of theatrical art. The artistic director of Stepanakert's Vahram Papazyan Dramatic Theater Ruzanna Khachatryan told “Artsakhpress”.

Armenia soldier wounded by Azerbaijani shooting

Soldier of the Armenian Armed Forces has been wounded by the Azerbaijani shooting in a military position located in the north-eastern direction of the Republic on March 27, Defense ministry’s spokesperson Shushan Stepanyan told Armenpress.

2 more servicemen test positive for coronavirus

Two more servicemen tested positive for coronavirus, spokesperson for Armenian Defense Ministry Shushan Stepanyan said on Facebook.

Survival of European project' at stake in virus crisis, Macron tells EU leaders

French President Emmanuel Macron warned his fellow European Union leaders on Thursday that the coronavirus outbreak risked undoing the bloc’s central pillars such as its no-border zone if they failed to show solidarity in this crisis, Reuters reported, citing a diplomat.

Actor Mark Blum dies at 69 of coronavirus complications

Crocodile Dundee star Mark Blum died aged 69 of coronavirus complications.

Coronavirus cases in Russia rise to over 1,000 in 24 hours

The number of people infected with the coronavirus in Russia has grown by 196 to 1,036 cases over the past twenty-four hours, TASS reported, citing the coronavirus monitoring center.

Four Russian, one Belarussian airlines operate flights to Armenia during current state of emergency

Four Russian and one Belarussian airlines operate flights to Armenia during the current state of emergency which was declared in the country to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Deputy minister of territorial administration and infrastructures Armen Simonyan said at a press conference.

Two-month old baby infected with novel coronavirus in Armenia

A two-month old baby is infected with the novel coronavirus in Armenia, Healthcare Minister Arsen Torosyan said.

China ready to assist US in fighting COVID19

China is ready to support the United States in fighting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump, RIA Novosti reports.

Armenia has 329 coronavirus cases

39 people have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in Armenia to 329.

The US has the world's most confirmed COVID-19 cases

The US overtook Italy and China as the state with the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases, CNN reported.

Voice of America: Coronavirus outbreak may become cyclical

A leading American specialist in infectious diseases warned that the outbreak of the coronavirus that the world is experiencing today may be cyclical, Voice of America reported.

G-7 fails to agree on statement after U.S. insists on calling coronavirus outbreak ‘Wuhan virus’

Foreign ministers representing seven major industrialized nations failed to agree on a joint statement Wednesday after the Trump administration insisted on referring to the coronavirus outbreak as the “Wuhan virus,” three officials from G-7 countries told The Washington Post.

904 observers and 197 mass media representatives accredited at CEC

The deadline for the accreditation of the representatives of mass media performing coverage on the regular elections and voting of the Artsakh Republic President and National Assembly scheduled for March 31, 2020 was March 16.

Iran's death toll from coronavirus climbs to 2,234

Iran reported 157 new coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, Iranian Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur told state TV on Thursday, taking the death toll to 2,234 in the Islamic Republic with 29,406 infected people.