Armenia Liberty News
Armenian-related news from Armenia Liberty (Azatutyun) Network.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 23:58:50 +0400
“Zhamanak” describes the choice of Armen Sarkissian as the ruling Republican Party's presidential candidate as “yet another artificial life support for the authorities.”
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 23:53:56 +0400
Armenian PM Courts Swiss Investors
Prime Minister Karen Karapetian urged Swiss businesspeople to invest in Armenia when he visited Switzerland on Monday following a drastic increase in trade between the two countries recorded last year.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:54:51 +0400
Babayan Appeals Against Guilty Verdict
Samvel Babayan, a retired army general recently convicted of illegal arms acquisition and money laundering, insisted on his innocence as Armenia’s Court of Appeals opened hearings in the high-profile case on Monday.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:15:58 +0400
Fuel Prices In Armenia Rise Further
The prices of gasoline and diesel fuel in Armenia have risen further despite President Serzh Sarkisian’s calls for possible “drastic measures” against a handful of companies importing fuel.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 17:48:07 +0400
Opposition Bloc Rejects Presidential Candidate Favored By Sarkisian
Lawmakers representing the opposition Yelk alliance said on Monday that they will vote against former Prime Minister Armen Sarkissian if he agrees to run for president as a candidate of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK).
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:59:40 +0400
“Zhoghovurd” reports that Armenia’s public debt continued to rise in 2017, reaching $6.77 billion in December.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:54:51 +0400
Armenian Opposition Supporters Rally Against Price Hikes
The opposition Yelk alliance rallied hundreds of supporters in Yerevan on Friday to protest against recent increases in the prices of fuel and some foodstuffs which it blames on government policies.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:23:36 +0400
Tsarukian In No Rush To Back Presidential Candidate
Armenia’s second largest parliamentary force led by businessman Gagik Tsarukian was in no rush to endorse on Friday a presidential candidate nominated by the outgoing President Serzh Sarkisian’s Republican Party (HHK).
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:01:16 +0400
Government Reports Strong Growth In 2017
Armenia’s economy grew by around 6.7 percent last year after stagnating in 2016, the Finance Ministry said on Friday.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:33:33 +0400
Sarkisian’s Pick For Next Armenian President Announced
President Serzh Sarkisian officially confirmed on Friday that he wants a former Armenian prime minister currently serving as Armenia’s ambassador to Britain to succeed him as head of state in April.