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Pashinyan recites Kaputikyan's World of Armenians live in touching tribute

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attended a commemoration event at the Komitas Pantheon in Yerevan today in honor of the 100th anniversary of birth of renowned Armenian poet Silva Kaputikyan. Right after the event, Pashinyan went live on Facebook to speak about the anniversary. Pashinyan recited Kaputikyan’s Hayots Ashkharh (Armen...

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armenpress.am9 hours ago

Weather-related shutdown at Stepantsminda-Lars

Bad weather conditions have prompted the shutdown of the Gudauri-Kobi road section that leads to the Verkhniy (Upper) Lars checkpoint, the Armenian Embassy in Georgia told transportation authorities. The road has been shut down as of 12:30 until further notice. The Stepantsminda-Lars road is the only land connection between Arme...

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armenpress.am12 hours ago

Cargo transit through Upper Lars checkpoint halted due to weather-related safety concerns

The Gudauri-Kobi section of the highly vital Stepantsminda-Lars road, that leads to the Verkhniy (Upper) Lars checkpoint, is open only for passenger vehicles as of 10:30, the Armenian Embassy in Georgia said. The road is closed for cargo and trailer trucks pending further notice. The Stepantsminda-Lars road is the only land conn...

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armenpress.ama day ago

ARMENPRESS sums up key events of the week

ARMENPRESS state news agency presents the most interesting and key events of the passing week. ‘Possible summit between leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan' under consideration – OSCE MG Co-Chairs issue statement after France meeting Artsakh’s FM highlights full participation of Stepanakert in NK conflict settlement negotiat...

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panorama.ama day ago

Weather update: No precipitation expected in the territory of the republic

No precipitation is predicted in the territory of Armenia on January 20-24, Hydromet meteorological service at Armenia’s ministry of emergency situations reported. South-western wind is 3-8 m/s. The air temperature will not change essentially, the source said. ...

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panorama.ama day ago

Hrant Dink - In pursuit of justice

"There are Turks who don't admit that their ancestors committed genocide. If you look at it though, they seem to be nice people... So why don't they admit it? Because they think that genocide is a bad thing which they would never want to commit, and because they can't believe their ancestors would do such a thing either." Janu...

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panorama.ama day ago

French 'Yellow Vests' gather in Paris for tenth weekend of protests

"Yellow Vest" demonstrators gathered in the French capital on Saturday for their tenth consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government, Reuters reported. Protesters started to assemble by the Champs Elysees and the Invalides esplanade near the Assemblee Nationale lower house of parliament and the...

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panorama.ama day ago

165 trucks accumulated at Upper Lars checkpoint on Russian side of the border

Armenia’s ministry of emergency situations (MES) reports that as of 13:00 January 19 there are some roads closed or difficult to pass in the territory of Armenia. According to the source, Vardenyats pass is closed with trucks with trailers and passable for passenger vehicles. Sotk-Karvachar roadway remains difficult to pass. C...

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panorama.ama day ago

Impossible to achieve peace without repentance – Marina Grigoryan

“The Baku pogroms were planned and orchestrated at the state level,” Marina Grigoryan, the Head of “Ordinary Genocide” project told reporters on Saturday at a discussion dedicated to the 29th anniversary of the Baku pogroms – the mass massacre of the Armenian population in the capital of Soviet Azerbaijan on January 13-19, 1990...

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panorama.ama day ago

Lars road closed for traffic

Stepantsminda-Lars highway is shut down for all types of vehicles as of 10:30am Saturday, the Roads Department of Georgia’s Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure told the Armenian Ministry of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies. ...

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