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July 22, 2011 | 10:32
YEREVAN. - PACE Monitoring Co-Rapporteurs on Armenia intended to publish a report on Armenia in September 2011. However, it became clear the co-rapporteurs will present the report in October, office of co-rapporteur on Armenia Axel Fischer told Chorrord Ishkhanutyun newspaper. “These changes may be related to the dialogue between Armenia’s authorities and opposition. As it is known, the opposition gave the authorities time to decide on snap elections till ...
June 07, 2011 | 09:48
YEREVAN. - A prisoner died at Nubarashen penitentiary in Yerevan on Monday. “Gagik Safaryan, 53 died at the penitentiary. The prisoner felt bad, however the ambulance was late. When the emergency service arrived at the scene, he was already dead. Ambulance almost does not respond to calls,” an employee of the penitentiary stated in a conversation with Chorrord Ishkhanutyun newspaper.
April 13, 2011 | 10:06
YEREVAN. - The information on the Erebuni-Yerevan celebrations containing pictures of the Yerevan ex-mayor Gagik Beglaryan has been removed from erebuni-yerevan.am, the Yerevan city hall`s official website, the Chorrord Ishkhanutyun (Fourth Estate) newspaper reports. The celebrations were held on Beglaryan`s initiative last October. The information was removed after Yerevan Mayor Karen Karapetyan issued an order. However, a group of young people said on Facebook they created an “alternative ...
April 07, 2011 | 10:28
Staff changes are expected at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia. Deputy Foreign Minister Karine Ghazinyan will be appointed Armenia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Great Britain. Personal Representative of Armenia to the Council of Europe Zohrab Mnatsakanyan is likely to replace her, Chorrord Ishkhanutyun weekly writes. However, it is yet unclear who will replace Mnatsakanyan. According to the daily, Assistant to Armenian Foreign Minister Vahagn Atabekyan is among likely ...
April 06, 2011 | 10:31
The Chorrord Ishkhanutyun (Fourth Estate) newspaper reports that the residents of one of the buildings in Ashtarak are indignant at the gross violation of their rights by the local authorities. A certain Bagrat Margaryan, former policeman and now lawyer for the local water-supply authorities, is implementing a large-scale construction project under the auspices of Mayor Gagik Tamazyan. Gagik Tamazyan is cousin of Armenian Deputy Prosecutor General Aram Tamazyan. The local residents say that members ...
March 24, 2011 | 10:12
According to Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan’s decision, Artashes Avetisyan, an officer of control service of Armenian Premier, was removed of his post, “Chorrord Ishkhanutyun” weekly reports citing its sources. It is noteworthy that Artashes Avetisyan is Armen Avetisyan’s father, the former Chairman of Armenian Customs Service. He had called Armenian State Revenue Committee several times, saying there was a bomb planted there, the weekly writes.
March 09, 2011 | 10:19
Vardan Nikoyan, the son of Armenian Parliament Vice Speaker Samvel Nikoyan, was appointed Adviser to Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan. He probably replaced Serop Der-Boghossian, Chorrord Ishkhanutyun weekly reports.
January 22, 2011 | 10:42
President of Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Mevlut Cavusoglu sent Christmas cards to all MPs of the Parliamentary Assembly, including members of the Armenian delegation. “There is nothing extraordinary about it. The text of the cards was written in 6 official languages of PACE. It is normal,” Chorrord Ishkhanutyun weekly reports. However, the content of the message is surprising. “Let’s be on friendly terms and ease our lot. Let’s love ...
November 10, 2010 | 10:32
On November 6, headmasters of Yerevan schools held meetings with elementary school staff and instructed the teachers to warn the students’ parents to hand in their children in the morning and pick them up from the school after the classes themselves, Chorrord Ishkhanutyun weekly reports. A few days ago, a student of elementary school disappeared from one of Yerevan schools. The weekly could not disclose details of the incident. However, according to the source, strange people have recently ...
October 27, 2010 | 10:22
The weekly held an interview with Secretary of Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) Galust Sahakyan on crackdown on Armenian criminal network in U.S. “The arrest of the criminal group will no way affect the Karabakh peace process, as well as Armenia’s foreign policy. Certainly, we regret there were many Armenians among the criminals, but it has nothing in common with politics,” Sahakyan said. As to U.S. authorities’ statement that the criminal network had close ties with Armenia, ...
October 21, 2010 | 10:10
Chorrord Ishkhanutyun weekly refers to the Armenian criminals arrested in U.S. and Armenian authorities’ attitude towards their activities. “There was not a single state institution or a high-ranking official, who would announce Armenia sharply condemns the activities of the criminal network and is ready to assist the U.S. law enforcement agents to solve the crime, including in the territory of Armenia. In fact, Yerevan’s official response was a “curt refusal”. As ...
September 24, 2010 | 10:27
The Chorrord Ishkhanutyun weekly discloses new details on the soldier harassment scandalous video on Youtube. According to the source, the drunken mayor’s revelries were made public due to Artak and Ashot Manasyans. The video was made by a private soldier Manasyan, who worked as a driver in the emergency room. The officers of the Armenian Military Police investigated the soldier’s brother and father Ara Manasyan to clarify how the video was made, brought to Yerevan and posted on Youtube. ...
September 23, 2010 | 12:22
Last week, two servicemen of the NKR Defense Army were killed in a ceasefire violation on the contact line of the Armenian and Azerbaijani armed forces. According to the weekly, the victims were residents of Shushi. “When an Azerbaijani sniper injured one of the soldiers, the other ran up to his friend to help. After repeated shots, both soldiers were killed,” the daily reads. Recently Azerbaijan has been regularly breaking the truce and committing acts of sabotage in the frontline ...
August 31, 2010 | 11:07
The daily held an interview with the Coordinator of the Armenian National Congress (ANC) Levon Zurubyan. “I am sure Russia wants to be a guarantor of the solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Russia sees the military political balance changes for Azerbaijan. It will be more difficult for Russia to preserve its role of peace-keeping guarantor, if it allows the situation to take its course. After all, it has its own interests with Azerbaijan. Meanwhile, taking into account Turkey’s ...
July 09, 2010 | 11:41
The daily held an interview with Commander of Arabo detachment Manvel Yeghiazaryan. Asked about his stance on ceding territories, Yeghiazaryan replied: “I will answer like a simple soldier. I am for the slogan “not an inch of land”. As the post-war situation dictates us democracy, we should be indulgent and tolerant to loose the knot. However, we should not go against us.” “A compromise is possible on condition that Karabakh’s status should be determined, ...
July 07, 2010 | 11:59
“According to our predictions, the results of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs’ regional visit were not slow to arrive,” the daily reads. The mediators issued a joint statement, the essence thereof is as such: “Armenia and Azerbaijan accepted the L’Aquila Principles, now it is time to move towards completing work on the Basic Principles to enable the drafting of a peace agreement.” In a word, the mediators urge the parties. It is alarming the Co-Chairs also ...