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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 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.

Catholicos Karekin II will serve a memorial service on 30th anniversary of Baku pogrom

Catholicos Karekin II will serve a memorial service on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Baku pogrom on January 19th.

“Huge structure” - 2nd century aqueduct unearthed in Artashat

Archaeologists have discovered a 2nd century aqueduct during excavations in Artashat, a town in the province of Ararat 30 km southeast of Yerevan.

Artsakh Ombudsman releases statement on 30th anniversary of Baku pogroms

The Human Rights Defender Artak Beglaryan of the Republic of Artsakh issued a statement on the 30th anniversary of the Baku massacres of Armenians organized by Azerbaijan in January 1990.

Oldest material on Earth discovered

Scientists analysing a meteorite have discovered the oldest material known to exist on Earth, BBC News reports.

Artsakh's Vank village will be provided with 24-hour water supply

In the village of Vank, near the Khachen River, a new artesian well has been drilled at a depth of 102 m.

Armenia aviation regulator urges to avoid Iranian and Iraqi airspace

The Civil Aviation Committee of Armenia has advised Armenia-registered airlines to avoid Iranian and Iraqi airspace until further notice.

Iraqi airline cancels January 12 Erbil-Yerevan flight

UR Airlines has cancelled its scheduled January 12 Erbil-Yerevan roundtrip flight, the Civil Aviation Committee of Armenia said.

Aram I proclaims 2020 Year of Armenians with Special Needs

His Holiness Aram I has proclaimed 2020 the Year of Armenians with Special Needs, the Catholicosate of Cilicia said in a statement.

Analyst: Baku agent network has long been working against Armenia in whole region

The agent network Baku has long been working against Armenia in the whole region. Grigori Ayvazyan, Chairman of the Assembly of Armenians of Azerbaijan, said this at a January 8 press conference, news.am reports.

46 babies born in Artsakh during New Year holidays

From January 1-7, 2020, 46 births have been registered in the Republic of Artsakh, as compared to 39 births of the previous year.

Bako Sahakyan visited the Mekhakavan settlement

On 30 December Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan visited the Mekhakavan settlement in the Hadrout region and was present at a festive New Year event organized there for the children of the Defense Army servicemen, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

First batch of SU-30SM fighter planes already in Armenia

The first batch of the SU-30SM multifunctional ultra-modern fighter aircrafts is already in Armenia.

124 law-abiding taxpayers receive certificates

On December 26, all taxpayers who have fulfilled their tax obligations responsibly and conscientiously received certificates at the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Artsakh.

Solemn ceremony of opening the bust of philanthropist Levon Hayrapetyan took place in Stepanakert

Today a solemn ceremony of opening the bust of philanthropist Levon Hayrapetyan took place in Stepanakert.

Christmas Tree lit in Stepanakert

On 20 December, the lighting ceremony of the republic main Christmas tree took place in Renaissance Square.

Bako Sahakyan partook at a solemn event dedicated to the professional holiday of National Security Serviceman

On 20 December Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan partook in Stepanakert at a solemn event dedicated to the professional holiday of National Security Serviceman, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

2020 set to be latest in series of Earth's warmest years

Next year is set to be another of the warmest on record, the Met Office has forecast.