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Parliament adopts bill on disclosing beneficial ownership in mining industry

The Armenian parliament has adopted at second hearing the government-authored bill on amending the Code of Subsoil which envisages disclosing beneficial ownership in the mining industry. The bill proposes that persons who are members of collegial or individual governance bodies (shareholder assembly, board and executive body) of...

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Three prison guards arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking, misconduct

Three prison guards of the Armavir Correctional Facility are under arrest on suspicion of misconduct and drug trafficking, the department of corrections said in a news release. The investigation is conducted by the Special Investigations Service. Other details weren't immediately clear. Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan...

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armenpress.am10 hours ago

Pope Francis refers to murder of Armenian priest in Syria

Pope Francis expressed solidarity with the Armenian Catholic Christians in Syria’s Qamishli over the murder of the murder of Father Hovsep Petoyan, the Pastor of the Armenian Catholic Community of Qamishli, and Abraham Petoyan, the pastor’s father. “I am close to Armenian Catholics of Qamishli, in Syria, as they gather for the f...

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armenpress.am15 hours ago

PM Pashinyan talks about power of youth in Armenia at UNESCO

Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan talked about the power of the youth in Armenia at the thematic discussion “Reinventing learning” of the 40th UNESCO General Conference. ARMENPRESS reports the PM aired his speech on Facebook live. “When during the discussion we referred to the relations between generations, I started thi...

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panorama.am15 hours ago

Miss International 2019 winner named

Miss Thailand Sireethorn Leearamwat is the crowned winner of Miss International 2019, Zejbiz reported. The 26 year-old beauty bested 82 other contestants during the Miss International 2019 Pageant night held at the Tokyo Dome City Hall in Japan on Tuesday, the source said. Sireethorn Leearamwat took home the crown after giving...

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PM Pashinyan attends thematic discussion “Reinventing learning” of UNESCO General Conference

Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan is present at the thematic discussion “Reinventing learning” of the 40th UNESCO General Conference, ARMENPRESS reports PAshinyan wrote on his Facebook page. “I am participating in the thematic discussion “Reinventing learning” of the UNESCO”, the PM wrote. Edited and translated by Tigran...

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armenpress.am18 hours ago

Two bar association lawyers arrested on suspicion of stealing $7000 from JAILED CONVICTED CRIMINAL

Two members of the Bar Association of Armenia, known as the Chamber of Advocates, are suspected in stealing 7000 dollars from an imprisoned convicted criminal, the National Security Service (NSS) said. The two lawyers were providing legal services to the convict in a correctional facility. According to the NSS the two lawyers e...

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armenpress.am18 hours ago

Armenian defense minister receives Russian delegation

Defense minister of Armenia Davit Tonoyan on November 12 received the Russian delegation led by Head of the Federal Agency for State Property Management Vadim Yakovenko, the defense ministry told Armenpress. During the meeting the current and prospective issues of the Armenian-Russian cooperation were discussed. The officials al...

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armenpress.am19 hours ago

Special Forces under 5th Army Corps conduct military exercises

Servicemen of Special Forces divisions under the command of the 5th Army Corps of the Armenian military held strategic live fire exercises on November 11 with the purpose of “adjusting actions of the personnel and perfecting specialized knowledge and practical skills”, the defense ministry said. Edited and translated by Stepan K...

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armenpress.am19 hours ago

Shooting exercises held at 4th Army Corps gun range

The Armenian military held practical firing training at a shooting range of the 4th Army Corps on November 11. Members of the armed forces were instructed on the strict adherence to safety rules and conducted shooting exercises using various firearms, the military said. Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan...

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