Armenia: University of Economics temporarily suspends operations
Ruzanna Galoyan was elected the new rector on July 17 but the government has yet to approve her in the position.
Finland to deploy coronavirus-sniffing dogs at Helsinki Airport
Studies have indicated that trained dogs are able to determine infected and non-infected human saliva or urine.
Karabakh reports six new coronavirus infections
327 people have so far recovered from the disease in Karabakh, while 95 others are quarantined.
Health Minister, Chinese envoy discuss Covid-19 vaccine over the phone
Arsen Torosyan specifically emphasized the importance China's help during the fight against Covid-19.
Walmart will try drone deliveries of at-home coronavirus tests
The retail giant already has drone trials underway to deliver “select grocery and household essentials”.
Karabakh Conservative Party leader tests positive for Covid-19
Babayan said he has been in touch with a lot of people in recent days and urged everyone to get tested.
Police launch investigations amid hate crimes against Armenian community
The San Francisco Police Department said it had “taken steps to increase the safety and security of the community.”
Karabakh: Azerbaijan must abandon policy of blackmail and threats
Azerbaijan was urged to recognize the fact that the people of Artsakh have realized their right to self-determination.
Scientists explain death of over 330 elephants in Botswana
Initially, possible explanations over the deaths had ranged from poaching to anthrax to poisoning.
Sen. Menendez requests details from Trump–Erdogan phone calls
The senator said he is concerned about Donald Trump’s relationship with Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Armenia reports 210 new coronavirus cases, 350 recoveries
A total of 2256 tests have been performed in the past day, the National Center For Disease Control said.
Study: Dengue could provide some immunity against Covid-19
Studies have shown that people with dengue antibodies in their blood can test falsely positive for Covid-19 antibodies.
Adam Schiff says hate crimes against Armenians must not be tolerated
His comments came in response to reports about a shooting at an Armenian school in San Francisco.
Armenia: Rejection of right to self-determination could bring more violence
Pashinyan said the UN has given birth certificates to many states based on the principle of self-determination of peoples.
New emoji will help express the anguish of 2020
They probably won’t reach your phone until 2021, but they’re clearly influenced by the chaos of 2020.
ISCR representatives visit Armenians held captive in Azerbaijan
The representatives of the Int'l Committee of the Red Cross have visited Armenian captives held in Azerbaijan.
Armenia tribute projected on Christ the Redeemer in Rio
The monument joined other landmarks across the world that joined Armenians worldwide in marking Independence Day.
Prosperous Armenia, ARF, Hayrenik parties announce nationwide rally
The three parties said that they have come such a decision "given the situation in the country."
Karabakh coronavirus infections closing in on 380
325 people have so far recovered from the disease in Karabakh, while 92 others are quarantined.
Israel's IAI "paid $155m to two firms linked to Azeri money laundering"
The reason for these payments by state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries remains unclear, Shomrim said.
iOS users can now set Gmail as their default email app
Visit the settings page on your iPhone or iPad, select Gmail, then click Default app, and switch it to Gmail.
Niagara Falls celebrates Armenia Independence Day with light show
The Armenian Embassy collaborated with the Niagara Falls Illumination Board to arrange the ceremony.
Rescue underway to save 270 whales stranded in Australia
Scientists said the long-finned pilot whales became stuck on sandbars at Macquarie Harbour in Tasmania.
Armenia: Covid-19 infections grow by 115 as 39 recover
A total of 825 tests have been performed in the past day, the National Center For Disease Control said.
Burj Khalifa, ADNOC building light up in Armenian flag colors
The Embassy of Armenia to the UAE unveiled pictures and videos from both events in the Emirates.
Shots Fired at Armenian school in San Francisco
Someone fired a bullet that damaged the Armenian school’s sign. No one was injured by the gunfire.
Armenian defense chief: Azerbaijani President should blame himself
Davit Tonoyan's comments came after the Azerbaijani President said "negotiations do not exist as such."
U.S. urges Karabakh sides to resume substantive negotiations ASAP
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. remains committed to helping to find a peaceful resolution of the conflict.
Saudi King, Crown Prince send congrats to Armenia
The Saudi King and the Crown Prince wished progress and prosperity to the friendly people of Armenia.
Armenia PM eyes 5 million population and zero poverty by 2050
In a presentation he gave on September 21, Pashinyan said the country has to increase the average salary by seven times․
Trump, Putin, Li congratulate Armenia on Independence Day
Putin cabled both the President and the Prime Minister of Armenia, Armen Sarkissian and Nikol Pashinyan.
Armenia celebrating Independence Day
On September 21, 1991, a referendum on Armenia’s secession from the Soviet Union was held.
Covid-19: Armenia reports 121 new infections in the past day
A total of 265241 tests have been performed in the country since the beginning of the outbreak.
Georgia reports 187 new Covid-19 infections
The country has so far announced 3306 Covid-19 cases, including 19 deaths and 1481 recoveries.
295 ceasefire violations by Azerbaijan registered in past week
The Karabakh troops continue controlling the situation on the contact line and protecting their positions.
Sept. 19 marks defeat of Ottomans by Armenian Legion in Battle of Arara
Forty days after Turks and Germans lost the Battle of Arara, Ottoman Empire asked for armistice.
Lego ditches single-use plastics for package bricks
The company has committed to phasing out the plastic bags it currently uses to package bricks from 2021.
Artsakh parliament will move to Shushi in 2022
Karabakh President Arayik Harutyunyan proposed to move the parliament to Shushi weeks ago.
One person in every 1,500 in Japan is aged 100 or more
Nearly 1 in 1,500 people in Japan is now aged 100 or older, new data from the Japanese government shows.
UK PM raises possibility of new lockdown
The R number, a measure of how many people on average a single patient will infect, rose to between 1.1 and 1.4.
U.S. deploys reinforcements to Syria after Russia clashes
Incidents between U.S. and Russian forces that patrol that part of the country have escalated this year.
Armenia: 244 new coronavirus cases, two deaths reported in the past day
A total of 3737 tests have been performed in the past day, the National Center For Disease Control said.
Tik Tok will be banned from the US app stores from Sept. 20
Besides TikTok, WeChat, a Chinese social media app, will also be removed from U.S. app stores from September 20.
EBRD will provide €10.6m loan to Armenia for new border crossing point
The Chairman of the State Revenue Committee said the new border crossing point will be ready in 2023.
Gyumri mayor, deputy mayor test positive for coronavirus
Mayor Samvel Balasanyan took a test on September 17 and is now receiving treatment at home.
Qatar Airways resumes daily Yerevan services from Oct. 5
Qatar Airways had resumed Yerevan services with five weekly flights on September 13.
Warsaw Stock Exchange planning to take over Armenia Securities Exchange
The final terms of the acquisition will depend on results of due diligence and necessary corporate approvals.
Seoul will sue church linked to Covid-19 outbreak for $4m in damages
Seoul city announced plans to sue Sarang-jeil Church and its lead pastor Rev. Jun Kwang-hoon.
Former Armenia police chief indicted for obstructing journalists' work
Vladimir Gasparyan has cursed and threatened violence against the group of journalist preparing a report.
Harari's "21 Lessons for the 21st Century" translated into Armenian
The int'l bestseller "21 Lessons for the 21st Century" by Yuval Noah Harari has been translated into Armenian.