Society

Ahead of demographic crisis?

Ahead of demographic crisis?

Natural growth of population is among the crucial components providing regular development of the society and the opportunity for strategic forecast based on it. No any country can plan its further socio-economic, political and cultural development without sound demographic policy, importance of which in the contemporary world grows day by day.

“NEXT” has already started series of summer sales. Up to 50% seasonal sale is now valid in all Yerevan stores and applies on selected collection

“NEXT” has already started series of summer sales. Up to 50% seasonal sale is now valid in all Yerevan stores and applies on selected collection

“Our customers perceive “NEXT” as a family store, since we have varied and diverse range of products both for adults and children. Thanks to this exclusive SALE, parents will be able to get their favorite clothing with up to 50% off, ensuring that their children have “soft” and “cool” summer days”,- says “NEXT” shop manager.

Weather forecast in Armenia

Weather forecast in Armenia

In the evening of June 14, 16 and 18, on 15 and at night of 17 from time to time in most regions, in the daytime of 17 in Lori, Tavush, Syunik and Artsakh rain with thunderstorm is predicted. During thunderstorm the wind speed will exceed up to 20-25 m/s, in separate places hail is possible.

Murder in Alaverdi; suspect arrested

Murder in Alaverdi; suspect arrested

A criminal case was initiated in Tumanyan Investigative Division of Lori Regional Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee on murder of Kamo Piruzyan, born in 1978. The suspect was arrested.

Any attempt of Azerbaijan to implement its threats will have extremely dangerous consequences, first of all, for Azerbaijan itself: Artsakh MFA

Any attempt of Azerbaijan to implement its threats will have extremely dangerous consequences, first of all, for Azerbaijan itself: Artsakh MFA

“We, in turn have repeatedly noted that by accusing the Armenian sides of violating the ceasefire regime the Azerbaijani authorities, in fact, try to conceal their responsibility for escalating the tensions on the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan and undermine the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group co­chairs aimed at the settlement of the Azerbaijani­-Karabakh conflict exclusively by peaceful means.”

Azerbaijani military present exercise targets as Armenian objects in false footage

Azerbaijani military present exercise targets as Armenian objects in false footage

“Military exercises, seemingly artillery exercises, are currently underway in Azerbaijan. During these exercises, they install some targets and shoot them. Azerbaijan is presenting these as Armenian targets, just the way they do in other actions,” Artsrun Hovhannisyan, spokesman of Armenia’s defense minister said. According to him, the border situation is calm, the usual daily few shots happen.

Deputy chairmen of parliamentary committees named

Deputy chairmen of parliamentary committees named

The standing committees of the Armenian parliament held sessions on May 31, where deputy chairmen of the committees were elected. Aghvan Vardanyan from the ARF faction was elected deputy chairman of the healthcare and social affairs standing committee.

It is the state’s duty to ensure the child’s best interest in all cases and create conditions for the child to grow up in healthy, happy and prosperous family: Arman Tatoyan

It is the state’s duty to ensure the child’s best interest in all cases and create conditions for the child to grow up in healthy, happy and prosperous family: Arman Tatoyan

“It authorizes the Ombudsman to carry out control on the use of provisions of the UN Convention on the Rights of Children, prevention of violations of children’s rights, as well as their protection. Starting from last year the Department of Protection of Rights of Children operates in the Ombudsman’s Office.”

Artsakh soldier wounded by Azerbaijani gunfire

Artsakh soldier wounded by Azerbaijani gunfire

“He sustained a penetrative gunshot wound to the right thigh and is hospitalized in Stepanakert’s military hospital. It’s not yet possible to transport him to Yerevan,” he said. He said as soon as the soldier’s condition is stabilized, medics will discuss his transportation to Yerevan.

PM introduces newly­ appointed Justice Minister Davit Harutyunyan

PM introduces newly­ appointed Justice Minister Davit Harutyunyan

The PM congratulated Mr. Harutyunyan on his appointment and said: “The Justice Ministry is a very important link of the government, taking into account the existing issues, such as new Constitution, necessary changes of laws. In general, we have fixed in our vision what kind of Armenia we want to see.

Aurora Humanitarian Initiative to assist restoration of church in Potsdam

Aurora Humanitarian Initiative to assist restoration of church in Potsdam

The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative’s guests were introduced on the biography of Armenian renowned composer, conductor and teacher Komitas, reports Armenpress. The co-founders of the Initiative – Ruben Vardanyan, Noubar Afeyan, Robert Bosch Foundation representatives and a group of other guests visited Komitas MuseumInstitute to take part in the event entitled “Heritage of Komitas”.

Many countries know about Armenian Genocide due to Aurora

Many countries know about Armenian Genocide due to Aurora

The Armenian Genocide is being talked about in Congo, tourists who have never been here before are arriving, Armenians abroad say that foreigners know us. We have restricted ourselves and we think that everyone must help us, but first of all we must help ourselves.

Hayastan All Armenian Fund approves 2017 fundraiser directions

Hayastan All Armenian Fund approves 2017 fundraiser directions

“A significant portion of the money is comprised through small donations. We are very proud that a large number of philanthropists support the Fund. We are sure that a day will come when we will state that 10 million philanthropists are supporting us, rather 700,000,” he said.

Catholicos Aram I meets with Kuwait’s Armenian community

Catholicos Aram I meets with Kuwait’s Armenian community

Catholicos Aram I mentioned the priority signicance of serving to our nation’s spiritual, cultural values, the school and church, and being a participant of the national demanding struggle. He mentioned that it is necessary to be united around our structures.

Central Bank to introduce new composite banknotes

Central Bank to introduce new composite banknotes

The Central Bank Council session was held on May 26 in Dilijan’s educational-research center, which was chaired by Central Bank president Arthur Javadyan. Cenbank informed the Council decided to introduce (put into circulation) new composite banknotes and announced a tender for the printing.

Fines for dumping garbage to be toughened in Armenia

Fines for dumping garbage to be toughened in Armenia

Fines for dumping garbage will be toughened in Armenia, Vache Terteryan, First Deputy Minister of Territorial Administration and Development, Chairman of ‘Clean Armenia’ initiative’s interagency commission, told a press conference in Armenpress, adding that the administration should be more practical.