China appreciates Armenia's help in fighting coronavirus
Sarkissian hosted the ambassador in the presidential palace and discussed the situation created by the coronavirus.
Erdogan says Turkey "won't leave" Idlib to Syria's Assad
Erdogan threatened to launch an operation in Syria's Idlib region by the end of the month if Damascus fails to withdraw.
Iran reports first 2 cases of coronavirus
Iranian authorities confirmed on Wednesday, February 19 two cases of the new coronavirus, the first in the country.
Mozilla launches standalone VPN service for Android
There is already a free tier of the Mozilla VPN that is enabled by downloading a browser extension
TikTok lets parents set time limits and vet DMs on teen accounts | Engadget
The new feature links a parent's account to their teen's, allowing them to control a number of aspects of digital wellbeing.
Danish-language travel book on Georgia and Armenia is on its way
The book also aims to draw attention of Danish citizens to Georgian and Armenian skyrocketing tourism opportunities.
Bloomberg would sell business interests if elected U.S. president
Bloomberg would put Bloomberg LP into a blind trust, and the trustee would then sell the company, adviser Tim O’Brien said.
Ex-con freed thanks to Kim Kardashian helped with Trump’s pardons
The White House listed Johnson as among those who supported Trump’s granting of clemency to three prisoners.
Passengers leaving quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess
At least 542 passengers and crew on the Diamond Princess have so far been infected by the Covid-19 virus.
Armenia wants specialized expertise in fight against criminal subculture
Armenia has decided to identify the prosecutors and investigators engaged in such cases to ensure proper efficiency.
Massive Turkish Army convoy reportedly enters northwestern Syria
A Turkish military convoy crossed the Syrian border, entering the north-eastern part of the country.
Fresno State to host presentation on Armenian refugees after WWI
Dr. Ari Sekeryan was appointed the 16th Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies.
EU removes Armenia from tax havens "grey list"
The Council adopted revised conclusions on the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes.
Turkey re-arrests human rights activist hours after acquittal
Rights group Amnesty International said Kavala’s renewed detention “smacks of deliberate and calculated cruelty”.
Death toll from coronavirus rises above 2000 worldwide
One of the most recent fatalities in the central Chinese province of Hubei was the director of a hospital in Wuhan.
It's been 16 years since murder of Armenian officer by Azeri lieutenant
A Lieutenant of the Armenian Armed Forces, Margaryan, then 26, was hacked to death, while asleep, by Ramil Safarov.
Russia bans Chinese nationals from entering country
The ban will affect Chinese citizens travelling for private, educational, working and tourist purposes, the statement added.
Turkey court acquits rights defender Osman Kavala
Kavala is chairman of a Foundation, which promotes human rights through art, including with neighboring Armenia.
Cancer cases could grow 60-81% globally, report says
In the next two decades, the world could see a 60% increase in the number of cancer cases, according to a new report.
Microsoft combines Word, Excel and PowerPoint into single app
The app called Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint & More is now available on the Play Store.
Later bedtime linked with obesity for children under 6 – study
The researchers monitored each child's weight, height and waist circumference from ages one to six.
Report: Russia forced to accept internal political situation in Armenia
The survey says Russia is intervening forcefully in the political processes and the internal affairs of Armenia
Syria to reopen Aleppo airport for first time in 9 years
The governor of Aleppo, Hussein Diab, had announced in August of last year that the international airport was ready.
Dutch court reinstates order for Russia to pay $50 bn to Yukos
Russiais thus ordered to pay $50 billion compensation to shareholders in former Russian oil giant Yukos.
Armenia police reveal child sale case
Overall, the various units of the police have identified 75 crime cases, eight of which had been committed in the past.
Ryanair unveils Armenia’s culture, fine cuisine to flyers worldwide
"Walking through Yerevan's streets, the first thing that strikes you is the city’s unique colours,” the article says.
Cadillac set to unveil its first all-electric vehicle in April
The upcoming crossover will be but the first of many electric vehicles from Cadillac if its plans come to fruition.
Putin appoints Russian-Armenian diplomat as envoy to Venezuela
By another decree, Putin dismissed Vladimir Zaemsky, who was ambassador to Venezuela, Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
Priest arrested in Turkey for giving bread and water to PKK militants
Fr. Bileçen was arrested after an informant testified that he provided bread and water to Kurdish separatists in 2018.
Pashinyan says personnel changes coming to the Armenian army
“There is no division between the army and the society. We are like one family, one organism,” he said.
Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to fight climate change
Bezos wants "to work alongside others both to amplify known ways and to explore new ways of fighting" climate change.
Senior Wuhan doctor dies after contracting coronavirus
Confirmation also emerged of the death of the former director of the Ezhou city Chinese medicine hospital in Hubei.
Coronavirus: China tells Hubei residents to to stay at home
China has tightened restrictions on movement in Hubei province as it continues to battle the coronavirus.
SpaceX set to launch 60 new Starlink internet satellites into space
The first stage booster for the Starlink mission is serial number B1056. The flight will be the core’s fourth mission.
Armenia PM holds consultations over recent deaths in Armenian army
Nikol Pashinyan said he prioritizes the resolution of issues related to criminal subculture in the Armed Forces.
Hong Kong men stole 600 toilet paper rolls amid coronavirus
Early February 17 morning, a delivery worker was transporting goods to a supermarket in the city's Mong Kok district.
Armenia considering Mahatma Gandhi statue in Yerevan
The Indian Embassy has submitted a proposal to the Yerevan City Council on erecting a monument to Mahatma Gandhi.
Heritage expects “partial, illegitimate results” from Armenia referendum
“Armenia is not a testing ground for foreign influences or interpersonal conflicts,” the party said in a statement.
Test measures immune response to improve ovarian cancer diagnosis
The simple blood test that measures the body's own immune response to improve diagnosis of ovarian cancer.
Constitutional referendum campaign kicks off in Armenia
The first day of the campaign of a referendum for constitutional amendments kicked off in Armenia on February 17.
Chinese expert: Coronavirus turning point reached
The number of people with a fever has been sliding steadily and has never rebounded, Wang Xinghuan said.
Armenian divers win synchro silver at FINA Grand Prix
Armenian divers Vladimir Harutyunyan and Vartan Bayanduryan scored 332.76 points in the competition.
Russian military deploys along Aleppo-Damascus highway – report
The Russian military has begun to deploy along the Highway for the first time since they began their intervention in Syria.
14 candidates running for President in Artsakh elections
14 candidates are running for President in the upcoming general elections in Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) this spring.
Armenian freestyle wrestler claims bronze at European Championships
Harutyunyan defeated Greek wrestler Georgios Pilidis in the 61 kilograms event to secure the third spot.
Coronavirus: China deaths jump to 1,770; Number of new cases declines
Chinese authorities have placed about 56 million people in Hubei and its capital Wuhan under quarantine.
Armenian PM, Azerbaijani President leaders debate on Karabakh (LIVE)
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of Armenia and President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan are meeting in Germany.
Armenia, Azerbaijan leaders headed for first-ever open debate on Karabakh
Throughout the conflict, on no occasion have the leaders of the two countries had an open discussion on the matter.
Armenian chef earns Michelin star for fourth year in a row
This is the fourth year in a row that the restaurant is getting recognition as a fine dining establishment.
First coronavirus death confirmed in Europe
The victim was an 80-year-old man from China's Hubei province, according to French Health Minister Agnès Buzyn.