Article Hits Web Site. Information on Armenia, daily news from Armenia, travel and events, hotels and restaurants, business reviews, useful links, pictures and more about Armenia today. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:54:47 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb From Turks To 'Titanic:' One Armenian's Fateful Escape RFE/RL  --  Neshan Krekorian was barely in his twenties when his father urged him to emigrate from western Armenia and start a new life far away across the Atlantic Ocean.


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Gyumri Rocked By High-Profile Murder RFE/RL  --  A young man who planned to marry a daughter of Gyumri Mayor Vartan Ghukasian has been gunned down in Armenia’s second largest city in unclear circumstances.Police said Karen Yesayan, was found dead in his car parked on a roadside late on Thursday. He had a gunshot wound on his head.A police statement said Yesayan went missing after picking his car from a local auto wash just hours before the planned ceremony of his engagement to Ghukasian’s elder daughter Manya.

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Yerevan ‘Conscious’ Of Election Impact On EU Ties RFE/RL  --  The upcoming parliamentary elections are important for Armenia’s efforts to forge closer links with the European Union under the Eastern Partnership program, Deputy Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanian said on Friday.In an interview with RFE/RL’s Armenian service (, Mnatsakanian acknowledged that the May 6 vote could have an impact on the ongoing talks on the signing of an “association agreement” between Armenia and the EU.

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Reintegration Rush: Armenia attends EurAsEC summit as Russia urges observer states to join Customs Union ArmeniaNow -- Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan paid a working visit to Moscow on Monday to take part in the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) Interstate Council’s session that discussed further integration processes in the former Soviet space. ]]> (Hayk) News Tue, 20 Mar 2012 22:20:00 +0000 Kocharyan-Putin meeting in Moscow confirmed Kocharyan-Putin meeting in Moscow confirmedArmeniaNow -- The head of the second Armenian president’s office has confirmed recent media reports suggesting that Robert Kocharyan met with the Russian Prime Minister, President-elect Vladimir Putin recently. ]]> (Hayk) News Tue, 20 Mar 2012 22:14:00 +0000 Sarkisian Party Reaffirms Election Victory Plans hhkRFE/RL -- President Serzh Sarkisian’s Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) reaffirmed on Tuesday its intention to win the upcoming parliamentary elections by a landslide and retain control over the parliament.... ]]> (Hayk) News Tue, 20 Mar 2012 21:06:00 +0000 Armenian TV Coverage ‘Slanted Towards Ruling Party’ mediaRFE/RL -- The ruling Republican Party (HHK) is receiving more extensive and positive election-related coverage from Armenia’s leading broadcasters than other major political forces, an independent media watchdog said on Tuesday.... ]]> (Hayk) News Tue, 20 Mar 2012 20:58:00 +0000 New Opposition Bloc Raises Questions parliament_copy_copyRFE/RL -- Two major opposition parties have officially joined forces to contest Armenia upcoming parliamentary elections with a list of joint candidates that has prompted strong objections from some of their senior members.... ]]> (Hayk) News Mon, 19 Mar 2012 20:55:00 +0000 Tehran reiterates support for negotiated peace in Karabakh Tehran reiterates support for negotiated peace in KarabakhArmeniaNow -- As the only country sharing a border with the Karabakh conflict zone, Iran expresses its concern over escalating tensions in the region and reiterates that the conflict can be resolved only by way of dialogue, according to a statement released by the Islamic Republic’s Embassy in Yerevan. ]]> (Hayk) News Mon, 19 Mar 2012 16:41:19 +0000 Power Abuse?: Azerbaijan uses UN SC membership to tip the scale in Karabakh issue ArmeniaNow -- On March 16 Azerbaijan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Organization addressed a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon claiming ceasefire violations on the part of Armenia leaving two Azeri servicemen dead and one civilian wounded. ]]> (Hayk) News Mon, 19 Mar 2012 16:40:52 +0000