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Facebook faces fines of up to 5 billion dollars

Facebook expects a fine from the US regulatory authorities because of the scandal associated with Cambridge Analytica, in the amount of 3-5 billion dollars, CNBC reported.

Artsakh President convenes working consultation in Askeran

President of the Republic of Artsakh Bako Sahakyan convened today a working consultation held in the city of Askeran and devoted to the course of implementation and results of the 2018 Plan of the President of the Republic of Artsakh and the 2019 Plan in the Askeran region, reports the Central Information Department of the President of the Republic of Artsakh, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

We should take measures on a mutual basis to allow families to meet with their relatives held in custody in the respective detention centers of the parties. Artak Beglaryan

During the working meeting of Foreign Ministers of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, Elmar Mamedyarov and Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on April 15, an arrangement was reached to take measures, on a mutual basis, to allow families to have access to their relatives held in custody in the respective detention centers of the parties.

Commemoration events dedicated to memory of Armenian Genocide innocent victims held in Stepanakert (photos)

On April 24, on the occasion of the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, hundreds of people visited Memorial Belfry built in memory of Armenian Genocide innocent victims in Artsakh to pay tribute to their memory.

For us, April 24 is day of lamentation but also day of revival: Armen Sarkissian

President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian has addressed a message on the occasion of the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

President of Artsakh addresses message on Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

President of Artsakh Bako Sahakyan on April 24 addressed a message on the Remembrance Day of the Armenian Genocide, his Office stated.

Bako Sahakyan met with the staff of "Azat Artsakh" newspaper

On 23 April Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan visited the editorial office of "Azat Artsakh" republican newspaper and met with the staff, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Bako Sahakyan attended a presentation organized by the National Polytechnic University of Armenia

On 23 April President Bako Sahakyan attended a presentation on the conversion of lignite and polymer residues to hydrocarbons in Artsakh held by the National Polytechnic University of Armenia, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Indian airlines interested in Armenian market: Civil Aviation Committee Chairwoman’s interview

The Civil Aviation Committee of Armenia is taking active steps to attract new airlines to the Armenian market.

Having local airlines is of strategic significance, says Pashinyan

Having local airlines in Armenia is an issue of strategic importance, but the government isn’t planning to create an airline and give it a national carrier status, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said at a meeting with students and academic staff of the Yerevan State University’s Faculty of Economics and Management.

Investigators forward indictment of Kocharyan, other ex-officials to prosecutor

The Special Investigative Service has concluded the investigation into the March 2008 Yerevan unrest involving former President Robert Kocharyan and several other government officials.

Jailed general Manvel Grigoryan denied bail bond

A Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction has denied jailed retired general Manvel Grigoryan’s motion to be released on a 10,000,000 dram bail, the ex-lawmaker’s lawyer Arsen Mkrtchyan told reporters.

Russian border guards apprehend Turkish citizen for illegally crossing Armenia-Turkey border

Russian border guards in Armenia have apprehended a trespasser near the Meghrashat community for illegally crossing the Armenian-Turkish border, the Russian Federal Security Service in Armenia told Armenpress.

Armen Sarkissian held a meeting with Arman Tatoyan

On April 18 President Armen Sarkissian held a meeting with Armenia’s Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) Arman Tatoyan.

The issue of teachers’ salaries increase in Artsakh is being discussed. Narine Aghabalyan

There has already been a statement on the increase of teachers’ salaries in Armenia. In the coming days a meeting with Minister of Education and Science of Armenia Arayik Harutyunyan is scheduled.

Bako Sahakyan received the delegation of the Pan-Armenian Games' World Committee

On 18 April Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received the delegation of the Pan-Armenian Games' World Committee led by its chairman Ishkhan Zakaryan, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Armenian President hosts TV star Garik Martirosyan

President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian has hosted Russia-based Armenian comedian and TV host Garik Martirosyan.

I am happy to see a new Artsakh. American-Armenian philanthropist

On 16 April Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received representatives of the "Hayastan" All-Armenian Fund and Tufenkyan Foundation.

President Sahakyan handed in the “Vachagan Barepasht” medal to physician and philanthropist Carolann Najarian

On 16 April Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received representatives of the "Hayastan" All-Armenian Fund and Tufenkyan Foundation, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Bako Sahakyan held a working consultation on the tourism sector

On 15 April Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan held a working consultation on the tourism sector, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President sttaed.