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Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:12:06 +0000
Suspect Detained After Gunshots Fired At Yerevan Business Center
Armenian police have detained a suspect after gunshots were fired inside a business center in the capital, Yerevan.

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:31:32 +0000
Armenia's Cosmic-Ray Catchers
High in the Caucasus Mountains, a former Soviet weapons-research facility now studies mysterious particles streaking in from space.

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:10:45 +0000
Armenian Lawmakers Approve Law On Fight Against 'Thieves-By-Law'
Armenia's parliament has approved the final reading of a law aimed at tackling the organized crime bosses known as "thieves-by-law" and other organized crime-related activities such as racketeering.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:13:42 +0000
An Azerbaijani Diplomat, A Russian Song, And A Georgian Fistfight
A pair of musicians are urging Azerbaijan to recall a diplomat after they say he attacked them in a restaurant in Georgia after confusing a Russian hit for a song from rival Armenia.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:31:58 +0000
Former Armenian Security Service Chief Buried, Probe Launched Into Incitement To Suicide
A former chief of Armenia's National Security Service (HAAT) who was found dead with a gunshot wound to his temple last week has been buried in Yerevan.

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:24:20 +0000
Armenia's Ex-Security Service Chief Found Dead With Gunshot Wound
Georgi Kutoyan, the former head of Armenia’s National Security Service (NSS), has been found dead in a Yerevan apartment, officials say.

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 12:58:00 +0000
Majlis Podcast: The Eurasian Economic Union Is Calling. Is Uzbekistan Listening?
President Shavkat Mirziyoev is set to visit Russia in February and one of the top items on the agenda is certain to be Uzbekistan's possible membership of the Eurasian Economic Union. What are the signs Uzbekistan might be leaning toward joining?

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 01:41:56 +0000
World Bank Trims Global Growth Forecast Amid U.S.-China Trade War
The World Bank is forecasting modest economic growth in 2020 as it trimmed back its outlook in the face of a possibly heightened trade war between the United States and China.

Mon, 06 Jan 2020 12:26:18 +0000
Armenia Detains Man For Claim On Facebook That Pashinian Congratulated Trump
Armenian authorities have placed under custody a man over a Facebook post that claimed Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian congratulated U.S. President Donald Trump for assassinating Iran's top military commander.

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 15:08:00 +0000
'Baby Hatchery': Armenian Mothers Search For Children Taken From Them
The Armenian government has launched a major investigation into numerous adoptions that may have been the result of babies illegally taken from hospitals and orphanages. Mothers have come forward to say they were deceived into giving up their children as part of an organized crime scheme operating for decades.

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