17:32 | October 8, 2018
The PGO investigated the matter on the basis of an August 24 Hetq article stating that while Surik Khachatryan has been building a three-story house, on 2,000 square meters of land owned by him in Yerevan, for more than 10 years, he got a construction license only recently, on June 8, 2018.
20:55 | September 25, 2018
The European Parliament has no obligation to tell the public what its 751 members do with their tens of millions of Euros annually in tax-free allowances, according to a verdict released Tuesday by the European Court of Justice (EC).
21:12 | September 24, 2018
On the issue of equality in employment, the Commissioner considers that Armenia should take decisive steps to ensure equal pay and equal access to the labour market for women by combating the high gender pay gap and abolishing the list of professions declared hazardous for women.
21:53 | September 20, 2018
Reputed crime figure Artur Asatryan (aka Don Pipo), arrested on June 16 on kidnapping and illegal arms possession charges, was released today from pre-trial detention after paying bail of AMD 50 million ($103,640).
18:22 | September 20, 2018
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) today found in favor of Yerevan resident Mushegh Saghatelyan in a suit he brought against the government of Armenia that dates to the post-presidential protests of March 2008.
16:03 | September 17, 2018
Davit Hambardzumyan, the mayor Masis, a town in Armenia’s Ararat Province, charged with organizing and participating in assaults on April 22 against pro-Nikol Pashinyan supporters, was released from pretrial detention after he paid AMD 5 million bail.
12:50 | September 17, 2018
A Yerevan court today released six people, arrested on November 25, 2015 in Yerevan’s Nork district and charged with illegal arms possession and conspiracy to commit a series of serious crimes in Armenia, from pre-trial detention.
10:13 | September 12, 2018
“We have concrete evidence that Armenian military personnel fired automatic weapons in the direction of houses on Leo Street after someone tossed a Molotov cocktail from a balcony. In other words, the army fully participated in those events,” Khachatryan said.
13:02 | September 10, 2018
A Yerevan court today released Hayk Sargsyan, the nephew of former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who has been charged with attempted murder and illegal arms possession, after paying bail of 50 million drams ($103,000).
00:28 | September 10, 2018
Late last night Yerevan Police detained one member and one supporter of the Zharankutyun (Heritage) political party who were caught attempting to paint the name of the party on Baghramyan Avenue, near the National Assembly.
16:56 | September 8, 2018
Shant Harutyunyan, the leader of the Tseghakron political party arrested on November 5, 2013 for organizing a march in Yerevan entitled “The Revolution of Values” and sentenced to six years imprisonment, was finally given the opportunity today to hold a press conference from within the walls of the Vardashen Correctional Facility.
16:27 | September 7, 2018
A Yerevan court is today reviewing the pre-trial detention issue of Hayk Sargsyan, nephew of former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who has been charged with attempted murder and illegal arms possession.
15:52 | September 6, 2018
Supporters of Shant Harutyunyan, the leader of the Tseghakron political party arrested on November 5, 2013 for organizing a march in Yerevan entitled “The Revolution of Values” and sentenced to six years imprisonment, demonstrated outside the Prosecutor General’s Office today and called for his release.
17:51 | September 5, 2018
Armenia’s Special Investigative Service (SIS) has refuted a charge made earlier today by lawyers for former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan that it is illegal for an investigative body to hold a defendant’s passport during an ongoing case.