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Greece criticizes Germany for not agreeing to Turkey sanctions

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias called on Germany to fulfil its leadership role in the European Union and back Athens’ call for an arms embargo on Turkey, Ahval reported, citing the Greek Reporter.

Pashinyan, Mishustin discuss Armenian-Russian relations agenda

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a phone talk with his Russian counterpart Mikhail Mishustin at the initiative of the latters, the Armenian PM’s Office stated

Over 600 bodies retrieved from conflict zone. Arayik Harutyunyan

More than 600 bodies have been retrieved from the conflict zone these days, Artsakh President Arayik Harutyunyan said in a Facebook post on Monday.

UAE, Jordan condemn top Iranian nuclear scientist's assassination

The United Arab Emirates and Jordan on Sunday both condemned the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist, which has been blamed on Israel.

More than 55,000 residents of Artsakh already back home – government says

More than 55,000 residents of Artsakh who had evacuated due to the war have returned to their homes as of November 30, the Minister of Territorial Administration and Development of Artsakh Zhirayr Mirzoyan told ARMENPRESS.

Lt. General Jalal Harutyunyan recovers normally, to be discharged from hospital soon

Lt. General Jalal Harutyunyan is recovering normally after being wounded in action in late October during the Azerbaijani attacks while serving as Minister of Defense of Artsakh. At the time of being wounded he was in a combat position of the Defense Army.

Restoration of Infrastructures underway in Artsakh. Armen Tovmasyan

Currently, work is underway in Artsakh to restore infrastructures.

Russian military opens field hospital in Stepanakert

The Russian military has installed a field hospital in Stepanakert, the Russian Defense Ministry reported.

No buses depart to Stepanakert due to adverse weather conditions

Free buses heading to Stepanakert from Yerevan on November 30 will not leave on their route due to bad weather conditions.

Armenia President heads for Moscow on private visit

President Sarkissian has departed to Moscow on a “private visit”, his office said in a news release on Saturday.

Iran accuses Israel of killing nuclear scientist

Iran’s president on Saturday accused Israel of killing a prominent Iranian scientist long suspected by the West of masterminding a secret nuclear bomb programme, Reuters reports, citing state TV.

Biden era, Russia rifts jolt Turkey back toward ties with West - Bloomberg

Turkey is seeking to mend relations with traditional western allies and regional powerhouse Saudi Arabia as rifts with Russia, Joe Biden’s US election victory and the threat of European sanctions force a foreign-policy rethink, people familiar with the discussions said.

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: Iran vows to avenge senior nuclear scientist's assassination

Iran has vowed to avenge the killing of its most senior nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was assassinated near Tehran on Friday, BBC News reports.

French Minister of State Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne to visit Armenia

French Minister of State attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne will visit Armenia, the French Embassy in Armenia said.

Azerbaijan artificially delays process of exchange of POWs and bodies – Armenia Ombudsman

The Human Rights Defender of Armenia calls upon the international community, and in particular the international organizations on human rights to focus on the issue of Azerbaijani authorities artificially protracting the process of exchange of bodies and captives, which has been the case during the military activities, and continues now after the completion of military actions, the Ombudsman’s Office said in a statement.

ICRC supports NK conflicting sides in reaching agreement over exchange of POWs

The International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) as a neutral organization is supporting the Nagorno Karabakh conflicting sides to come to an agreement on the exchange of the prisoners of war, but the decisions are made by the conflicting parties, Communications Program Manager at ICRC Armenia Office Zara Amatuni told Armenpress, asked when the exchange of the POWs will take place and what is the role of the ICRC on the matter.

Artsakh Defense Army reports 34 more casualties

The Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) Defense Army has reported that 34 more servicemen, reservists, and volunteers have fallen.

23rd Annual Thanksgiving Telethon raises $22.9 mln

The 23rd Annual Thanksgiving Telethon took place in Los Angeles on November 26th with the slogan of Unity, Strength and Faith, the Hayastan All Armenian Fund reports.

Electricity, natural gas supply in Stepanakert practically completely restored

The supply of electricity and natural gas in the Nagorno-Karabakh [(Artsakh)] capital Stepanakert has been restored by 95-97%.

Trump says he will leave White House if Electoral College votes for Biden

US President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-elect Joe Biden's victory, DW reported.