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Artsakh Celebrates Stepanakert Day and 95th anniversary of renaming of the city (Photos)

On the occasion of Stepankert Day and the 95th anniversary of the renaming of the city a number of events were held at the capital’s central park after Stepan Shahumyan.

President Sahakyan visited the Homeland Defender's Rehabilitation Center in Yerevan

On 21 September Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan visited the Homeland Defender's RehabilitationCenter in Yerevan, congratulated the servicemen recovering there on the holiday wishing them health and got acquainted with the conditions of the Center, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Canada's PM to travel to Armenia to attend the XVII Francophonie Summit

Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau today announced that he will travel to Yerevan, Armenia, from October 11 to 13, to attend the XVII Francophonie Summit and take part in a bilateral visit, Business Insider reported.

Pomegranate Festival will be held in Martuni

On the initiative of the regional administration of Martuni region, a pomegranate festival will be held on October 21.

At least 86 killed as ferry overturns in Tanzania

At least 86 people were killed after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, BBC reported.

New kindergarten to be opened in Stepanakert in 2019

With the co-financing of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund and Artsakh State budget, the construction of a new kindergarten on the ground floor of Stepankert's Tigran Mets building is underway.

Artsakh Defense Minister: Are there any areas where no violations are recorded?

Artsakh Defense Minister Levon Mnatsakanyan admits that violations are recorded in the army.

President Sahakyan visited the Yerablour Pantheon

President Bako Sahakyan visited the Yerablour Pantheon, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Armenia MOD: Border with Azerbaijan is relatively stable

At this moment, it is relatively stable at the border with Azerbaijan.

"A hedgehog by the name of Ludwig'' was premiered in Stepanakert

The film "A hedgehog by the name of Ludwig'' was premiered in Stepanakert on September 20.

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies

President Tran Dai Quang died Friday at age 61 after a prolonged and serious illness, News.com.au reports, citing state media.

Google changes doodle to mark Armenia’s 27th anniversary of independence

In celebration of Armenia’s national holiday, Independence Day, the google doodle is also hoisting the country’s animated flag and has been changed to national colors of orange, red and blue, Panorama.am reports.

India successfully test fires tactical ballistic missile

India successfully test fired the surface-to-surface short-range tactical ballistic missile Prahaar from the Odisha state coast amid a heavy downpour on Thursday, IANS news service reported.

Human Rights Watch: Azerbaijan continues crackdown on civil society

Human Rights Watch (HRW) posted the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report on Azerbaijan and noted that the government accepted numerous broad recommendations in a wide range of areas, including the Sustainable Development Goals, promoting human rights education, and equality.

President Sahakyan partook in Yerevan at a festive event dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Armenian Parliament

On 20 September Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan together with Prime-minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan partook in Yerevan at a festive event dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Armenian Parliament, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory letter in connection with the Independence Day of the Republic of Armenia

On 21 September Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory letter to Prime-minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan in connection with the Independence Day, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Putin congratulates Sarkissian on Independence Day

President of Russia Vladimir Putin has congratulated Armenian President Armen Sarkissian on the Armenian Independence Day, Sarkissian’s office said.

Dollar decline continues in Armenia

The American dollar’s (USD) exchange rate against the Armenian dram (AMD) comprised AMD 482.44/$1 in Armenia on Thursday; this is down by AMD 1.18 from Wednesday, informed the press service of the Central Bank of Armenia.

What needs Artsakh to become more recognizable to the world? Latvian journalist

The Latvian journalist and the political scientist Christian Rozenvalds was in Artsakh recently.

In January-August of current year most marriages were registered in Stepanakert

In January-August of the current year, the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Artsakh has registered 559 marriages as compared to the 583 cases of the previous year, Civil Acts Registration Office and Notary Office of the Ministry of Justice of Artsakh reported.

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