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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.

Georgia is trying to convince NASA to make wine on Mars

Georgia has a decorated ancient wine-making tradition and now wants to be the first nation to make wine on Mars, The Daily Mail reports.

A Poplar Park established in Mekhakavan

At the initiative of Andranik Safaryan, the head of Mekhakavan community of Hadrut region, a park of poplar has been established in the community.

Court denies Kocharyan’s appeal on immunity from prosecution

A Yerevan court has denied former President Robert Kocharyan’s appeal requesting immunity from prosecution.

With support of "Ararich" charitable foundation Mesrop Mashtots University students left for Armenia on cognitive visit

At the initiative of the "Ararich" charitable foundation, 28 students of Mesrop Mashtots University left for Armenia on a three-day visit as part of the "Know Your Homeland" program.

Students from Artsakh visit Germany

At the initiative of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Artsakh and with the support of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Armenia, six pupils from Artsakh left for Berlin for a one-week visit. They visited Berlin, Naumburg and Leipzig.

Kocharyan to remain jailed as court rejects appeal

The Court of Appeals has rejected former President Robert Kocharyan’s complaint about a lower court’s decision ordering him to remain in custody.

Facebook adds features for dead people

Facebook has added a feature to remind friends to send birthday greetings, or invite a deceased loved one to an event, NPR reported.

Commemorative event dedicated to the 27th anniversary of Maragha Massacre held in Nor Maragha

On April 10, residents of the Nor Maragha village of Martakert region paid tribute to the memory of the victims of the Maragha massacre committed by the Azerbaijani militants in 1992.

Artsakh Ombudsman issues statement on 27th anniversary of Maragha Massacre

Artsakh Ombudsman Artak Beglaryan issued a statement on the 27th anniversary of the Maragha Massacre,

Vardanyan brothers will allocate 100 million drams to improve the area adjacent to the Stepanakert conciliar Church of Intercession. Arayik Harutyunyan

Chairman of Free Homeland party Arayik Harutyunyan wrote on his Facebook page that during the private conversation with the Vardanyan brothers, he have learnt that they are going to provide material support for the reconstruction works of the area adjacent to the Stepanakert conciliar Church of Intercession, allocating 100 million drams for that purpose.

Kurdistan opens first Armenian Orthodox church in Erbil

The government of Iraqi Kurdistan opened the first Armenian church in the capital, Erbil, Western Armenia TV reported.

300-year-old Armenian plaque restored in India

A 300-year-old Armenian plaque has recently been restored in Saidapet, India, The Times of India reports.