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Czech Chamber of Deputies ratifies Armenia-EU deal

The Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic on its pre-Easter session on April 18 ratified the EU - Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA), Czech Embassy in Yerevan said on Facebook, reports.

Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg dies aged 98

The Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, died aged 98 years, BBC reported.

Armenia’s delegation led by defense minister participates in Moscow Conference on International Security

Armenia’s delegation led by defense minister participates in Moscow Conference on International Security

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.

Trump not worried “even a little bit” about prospect of impeachment

US President Donald Trump said Monday that the Congress “can’t impeach” him over the findings of the Mueller report into Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and his alleged attempts to hamper the respective investigation, AFP reported.

Armenian Parliament votes in favor of ratifying EAEU-China agreement

The Parliament of Armenia voted in favor of ratifying the agreement aimed at deepening and expanding the mutual partnership between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and China.

Sri Lanka blasts: Death toll reaches 310

According to the Ministry of Health, the death toll in the bomb explosions that rocked Sri Lanka has reached 310, and 480 others are injured, News 1st reported.

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.

Moscow will judge new Ukrainian president by his deeds. Peskov

Moscow will judge the new president of Ukraine by his deeds, the spokesperson for Russian President Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday.

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.

Pope Francis urges to condemn attacks in Sri Lanka

Pope Francis called to condemn the severe attacks in Sri Lanka, Daily Mail reported.

Artsakh State Minister received a group of entrepreneurs engaged in woodworking production

Artsakh Republic State Minister Grigory Martirosyan held a meeting with a group of entrepreneurs engaged in woodworking production in Artsakh.

US Ambassador: I am impressed by Armenia's entrepreneurial potential

The U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Lynne Tracy is impressed by high quality of Armenian products and entrepreneurial potential, reports.

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.

Trump congratulates Zelensky on victory in Ukraine presidential election

US President Donald Trump on April 21 congratulated Vladimir Zelensky on his victory in the Ukrainian presidential election during a telephone conversation, the White House said in a statement.

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.

Sri Lanka bombings: Toll in Eastern Sunday church attacks rises to 290

Eight coordinated explosions that tore through churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday have killed at least 290 people and injured another 500, in what officials have called a "brand-new type of terrorism."

Ukraine’s Poroshenko concedes defeat in presidential poll

Incumbent Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday conceded he had been soundly defeated in a run-off vote by comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy and would be leaving office next month, but said he did not plan to quit politics altogether, Reuters reports.

Russia to carry out observation flight over US this week

A group of Russian inspectors will conduct an observation flight over the United States’ territory on April 22-27, Head of the National Nuclear Risk Reduction Center Sergey Ryzhkov said, according to Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper, Tass reports.

Nikol Pashinyan extends congratulations to Vladimir Zelensky on landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential poll

Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan congratulated Vladimir Zelensky on his victory in Ukrainian presidential elections.