Top Turkish, U.S. diplomats could discuss Yerevan-Ankara rapprochement
According to a report from, the Armenian-Turkish rapprochement might be on the agenda as well.
Opposition protests Armenia's "internal affair", says Russia
Moscow considers anti-government protest movements in Armenia as an internal affair of the country.
Armenia joining International Museum Day and Museum Night
On the International Museum Day on May 18, all the museums in Armenia will open their gates to visitors for free.
Police detain 414 people in anti-Pashinyan demonstrations in Yerevan
Police in Yerevan detained 414 people on Tuesday, May 17, who took part in opposition-led demonstrations.
U.S. Senate advances $40b Ukraine aid bill
The United States Senate overwhelmingly voted to move toward passage of $40 billion in aid to Ukraine.
Erdogan: Turkey won't approve Sweden and Finland joining NATO
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said it will not approve Sweden and Finland joining it as NATO members.
Armenian Foreign Minister due in Brussels for key EU council
Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan will leave for Brussels to chair the 4th session of the Armenia-EU Partnership Council on May 17-18.
Pashinyan, Putin meet in Moscow to talk Karabakh, relations
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a private conversation with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
Sperasoft announces GameDev meet-ups in Yerevan in June
Sperasoft have announced opening their studio in Armenia and will be running a series of GameDev meet-ups in Yerevan in June․
Armenia reports weekly Covid-19 cases of 17; No deaths
A total of 8934 tests have been performed in the past week, the National Center For Disease Control and Prevention said.
Central Bank reports increase in transfers from Russians to Armenia
Remittances of Armenian seasonal workers from the Russian Federation have decreased, a Central Bank said.
Armenia in greatest demand among Russian travelers
Most of Russia's air tickets booked for June to August are for Armenia, Turkey and Kyrgyzstan, a fresh study has shown.
6 Armenians to get seats in Lebanese parliament
The preliminary results of parliamentary elections held in Lebanon on May 15 have been announced․
China’s economy slows sharply as "zero Covid" pummels activity
The deteriorating economic picture comes as authorities have imposed full or partial lockdowns on dozens of Chinese cities.
Yerevan: Police car catches fire during opposition protest
A police car caught fire in Yerevan during opposition protests demanding the resignation of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.
Wildberries launching direct sales from Armenian businesses
Russian online retailer Wildberries has announced that it has opened a logistics center in Armenia.
Romania, Georgia, Azerbaijan seek clarifications over Eurovision votes change
The announcements came after the Eurovision Song Contest decided to scrap jury votes from those three countries.
Finland and Sweden confirm intention to join NATO
The leaders of Finland and Sweden have confirmed they intend to join NATO, in a shift triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Pashinyan to travel to Moscow for CSTO meeting
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will pay a working visit to the Russian Federation on May 16, his office said.
Opposition says process of "lowering the bar" suspended in Armenia
Ishkhan Saghatelyan claims the movement has created a real political crisis, including in the eyes of international partners.
Ex-President: War would end differently if Armenia asked Russia for help
Serzh Sargsyan believes that the Secodn Karabakh war would have different results if Armenia officially asked Russia for help.
Armenia unveils guidelines for IT businesses seeking relocation
The Ministry of High-Tech Industry has unveiled a platform for registering, transferring, establishing IT companies in Armenia.
Armenia, Iran negotiating new gas-for-energy swap deal
Armenia and Iran are negotiating a new a swap deal by which Iran sends gas to Armenia and receives electricity in return.
Freedom House "disturbed" by protest violence in Armenia
Freedom House is "disturbed" by violence taking place during protests targeting journalists in Armenia.
California includes $10M in budget for Armenian American Museum
The May Revision budget plan includes $10 million in additional funding for the Armenian American Museum.
Zovaber family leaves earthen walls for newly built stone house
The Sukiasyan family from Zovaber village had been living in an earthen structure built over one hundred years ago.
Armenia unveils contents of proposal sent to Azerbaijan
Armenia's Ambassador at-large Edmon Marukyan has published Yerevan's response to Azerbaijan's five-point proposal.
Multifunctional business complex to be built in Yerevan
A multifunctional business complex with unique architectural solutions will be built in Yerevan, according to an investment project.
Armeia unveils Karabakh position at CIS meeting
Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan has presented Armenia's position on the settlement of the Karabakh conflict
Karabakh to provide monthly financial assistance to IDPs
Nagorno-Karabakh authorities have said they will develop a new program for IDPs in need of housing in Artsakh (Karabakh).
Azerbaijan says ready to normalize relations with Armenia
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov has confirmed his country's readiness to normalize relations with Armenia
French-style agricultural educational complex to open in Tavush
An agricultural educational complex based on a French model will be established in the Armenian province of Tavush.
Armenia building "dense road network" in Syunik, says Pashinyan
AMD 4.75 billion will be allocated to the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure for road construction projects.
WSJ: White House asks Congress to approve F-16 jets sale to Turkey
The Biden administration has asked leaders in Congress to approve the transfer of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey.
Armenia unveils visa-free travel for Kuwaitis
Citizens of Kuwait will be able to travel to Armenia visa-free and stay in the country for up to 180 days during the year.
Saudi Aramco dethrones Apple as world’s most valuable firm
Aramco’s market valuation was just under $2.43 trillion, according to FactSet, which converted its market cap to dollars.
Armenia, Russia, Azerbaijan talk delimitation, peace deal
Foreign Ministers of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan – Ararat Mirzoyan, Sergei Lavrov and Jeyhun Bayramov – met on May 12.
Shell opening network of filling stations in Armenia
The British-Dutch oil and gas company Shell will launch a network of filling stations in Armenia this fall.
U.S.: Long-term peace in South Caucasus in Russia's interest too
The United States has said that a long-term, comprehensive peace in the South Caucasus is in Russia's interest.
Ignatius: West's involvement could help Armenia dodge coercive peace
Armenia’s best protection against a coercive peace would be participation by the U.S. and the EU in the negotiating process, Ignatius says.
Armenia-Azerbaijan border commissions to hold first meeting on May 16-17
A meeting of the commissions of Azerbaijan and Armenia on border delimitation is scheduled for May 16-17.
Putin could travel to Armenia at year-end, says Mirzoyan
Russian President Vladimir Putin may pay a state visit to Armenia at the end of the year, Ararat Mirzoyan has said.
Pashinyan to attend CSTO summit in Moscow on May 16
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan will attend the 30th anniversary summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.
Armenia denies more of Azerbaijan's ceasefire accusations
The Armenian Defense Ministry on May 12 denied reports from Baku alleging that Armenian forces have violated the ceasefire.
Baku: Pashinyan's "unfounded accusations" cast doubt on wish for peace
An Azerbaijani diplomat has said that "unfounded accusations" from Pashinyan "cast doubt on that country's desire for peace."
Armenian, Azerbaijani, Russian Foreign Ministers to meet in Dushanbe
Armenian, Russian and Azerbaijani Foreign Ministers Ararat Mirzoyan, Sergei Lavrov and Jeyhun Bayramov will meet in Dushanbe.
Blinken raises Armenian PoWs in phone call with Aliyev
Blinken has raised the return of all Armenian prisoners of war from Baku in a phone call with Azerbaijan's Aliyev.
Netherlands lauds Armenia-Azerbaijan dialogue on Karabakh
Rutte said is so important that Armenia and Azerbaijan have begun a dialogue to reach an agreement on Nagorno-Karabakh.
Deputy PM: Railway connection with Iran among Armenia's priorities
Mher Grigoryan has said that establishing a railway connection between Armenia and Iran is among Yerevan's priorities.
Kremlin says no no plans to declare martial law in Russia
Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said on May 11 the internal political situation in the country is stable.