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Bako Sahakyan attends event dedicated to Judicial System Worker’s Day

Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan on January 20 attended an event dedicated to the Day of the Judicial System Worker, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Armenian Speaker of Parliament holds meeting with Mexican MP

Speaker of Parliament of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan on January 20 received head of the parliamentary friendship group of Chamber of Deputies of the Congress of Mexico with Armenia Adolfo Torres Ramirez, t.

Solemn event dedicated to the 28th anniversary of the Liberation of Krkzhan

On January 20, a solemn event dedicated to the 28th anniversary of the liberation of Stepanakert's Krkzhan suburb was held.

Pompeo hopes oil ports in Libya will open after Berlin conference

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed the hope that the oil ports in Libya will reopen thanks to an international conference in Berlin, TASS reported.

Armenia President to attend World Economic Forum

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has left for Switzerland on a working visit.

Trump legal team calls impeachment 'brazen' attempt to overturn election

Donald Trump’s legal team has delivered a fiery response to impeachment summons from the Senate, calling the two articles passed by the House “a dangerous attack on the right of the American people to freely choose their president”, The Guardian reports.

Iran blasts Macron for ‘Arab-Persian Gulf’ falsification

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi has criticized French President Emmanuel Macron for misnaming the Persian Gulf and for France’s military presence in the region.

French president Macron evacuated from packed theatre by armed riot police as mob of anti-government protesters try to reach him

French president Emmanuel Macron was evacuated from a packed theatre by armed riot police last night after a mob of anti-government protesters tried to reach him.

Earthquake hits Armenia

Today, at 5:28am local time, the Seismic Protection Service of Armenia recorded a 3.6-magnitude earthquake 10 km southeast of Ashotsk village, and 10 km beneath the surface.

Former NSS Director G. Kutoyan found shot dead in Yerevan

Former National Security Service Director Georgy Kutoyan has been found shot dead in a Yerevan apartment, Investigations Committee spokesperson Naira Harutyunyan told Armenpress.

Armenian MFA comments on Azerbaijani FM’s statement

Armenia’s foreign ministry continues the practice of announcing the meetings of the Armenian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers at the same time, MFA spokesperson Anna Naghdalyan told Armenpress, commenting on the statement of Azerbaijani FM Elmar Mammadyarov who said that he and the Armenian FM will hold another meeting by the end of January.

One of last Canadians to survive Armenian Genocide dies aged 104

Armenian Canadian woman believed to have been one of the last Canadians to have survived the Armenian genocide died on Thursday, four months shy of her 105th birthday, Horizon Weekly reported. Eugenie Papazian was born in Turkey, in the Ionia district of Samsun by the Black Sea in 1915. She never knew her parents. Her father was taken to the army in 1915 and did not return home, while her mother died when she was still a newborn.

China's economic growth hits 30-year low

China's economy grew last year at the slowest pace in almost three decades.

Cleaning works of about forty historical monuments carried out in 2019

Last year about 40 monuments of 7 regions of Artsakh were cleaned up and improved by “Protection of Historical Environment” non-profit organization of the Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism of the Republic of Artsakh.

Pre-election campaign kicks off in Azerbaijan

The campaign season for the snap parliamentary election has begun in Azerbaijan.

Five countries demand compensation from Iran over downed Ukrainian plane

Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne announced that Canada, Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Ukraine are demanding that Iran pay them compensation for a Ukrainian passenger Boeing 737 jet shot down by Iranian missiles.

US Senate starts Trump impeachment process

The Senate formally opened the impeachment trial of President Trump on Thursday, bracing for a deeply divisive debate over his fate as senators swore to deliver “impartial justice” and installed Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. to preside over the proceeding, The New York Times reports

Disturbance of stability in region is concerning – Armenian FM on Middle East developments

Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan says the disturbance of stability in the region in concerning.

Armenian FM doesn't announce new meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart

Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan does not agree with the opinion that since there is no document at the negotiating table, talks are starting from scratch.

Armenian humanitarian mission donates medical supplies to Aleppo hospital

The Armenian humanitarian mission in Syria donated medicine and medical supplies to the Aleppo Hospital on January 16th, the group’s spokesperson Nazeli Elbakyan told Armenpress.