Japan keeps finance minister, foreign minister in new cabinet line-up – Reuters
Japan keeps finance minister, foreign minister in new cabinet line-up – Reuters
  • August 10, 2022

YEREVAN, AUGUST 10, ARMENPRESS. Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has confirmed the line-up of his new cabinet, with Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki remaining in his post, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Chief cabinet...

 Japan keeps finance minister, foreign minister in new cabinet line-up – Reuters
Japan keeps finance minister, foreign minister in new cabinet line-up – Reuters
  • August 10, 2022

YEREVAN, AUGUST 10, ARMENPRESS. Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has confirmed the line-up of his new cabinet, with Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki remaining in his post, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Chief cabinet...

Russian Border Guards Set Up Road Checkpoints In Southern Armenia
Russian Border Guards Set Up Road Checkpoints In Southern Armenia
  • August 10, 2022

YEREVAN — Citing increased drug trafficking and other illegal cross-border activities, Russian border guards controlling Armenia’s frontier with Iran have set up checkpoints along several roads in the country’s southern Syunik...

Kef Time LA Set for September 9
Kef Time LA Set for September 9
  • August 10, 2022

GLENDALE – “KEF TIME LA” will be a special evening of Armenian folk music and line dancing set to take place on September 9 starting at 7 pm, hosted at Miaseen Studios, located at 1651 S Central Avenue, Glendale, CA 91204.  Timeless folk...

Chess Olympiad: Armenia Wins Silver Medal
Chess Olympiad: Armenia Wins Silver Medal
  • August 10, 2022

CHENNAL, INDIA — History was made in the open section of the FIDE Chess Olympiad, which came to an end this morning in Chennai, India. Uzbekistan, one of the youngest teams on the roster, defeated rating favourites the Netherlands by...

U.S. Calls For ‘Immediate Steps’ to Reduce Tensions in Nagorno-Karabakh
U.S. Calls For ‘Immediate Steps’ to Reduce Tensions in Nagorno-Karabakh
  • August 10, 2022

VIENNA — Washington is closely following the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh and urges immediate steps to reduce tensions and avoid further escalation, the U.S. mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said...

Turkey Warns Armenia Against ‘New Provocations’
Turkey Warns Armenia Against ‘New Provocations’
  • August 9, 2022

ANKARA — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has called on Armenia to “refrain from new provocations” several days after Yerevan and Baku traded accusations over an escalation of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh that left at least...

Chess Olympiad: Armenian Defeats Azerbaijan in Round 10, Tied With Uzbekistan for First Place
Chess Olympiad: Armenian Defeats Azerbaijan in Round 10, Tied With Uzbekistan for First Place
  • August 9, 2022

CHENNAL, INDIA — The men’s chess team of Armenia defeated the Azerbaijani national team 3:1 in the 10th round of the 44th Chess Olympiad under way in Chennai, India. Robert Hovhannisyan and Gabriel Sargsyan defeated their opponents,...

Pashinyan, Putin Discuss Developments of the Situation Around Nagorno Karabakh
Pashinyan, Putin Discuss Developments of the Situation Around Nagorno Karabakh
  • August 8, 2022

YEREVAN — On the initiative of the Armenian side, a telephone conversation was held between the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, Kremlin’s official...

Two-Day Session of Economic Policy Council Inspires Optimism That We Are on the Right Track- PM Pashinyan
Two-Day Session of Economic Policy Council Inspires Optimism That We Are on the Right Track- PM Pashinyan
  • August 8, 2022

YEREVAN — Chaired by Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the two-day session of the Economic Policy Council under the Prime Minister was summarized on August 7 at the Dilijan Training and Research Center of the Central Bank of...

Armenian Council’s Project Director Discusses Human Rights Issues with Armenia’s Ombudsperson
Armenian Council’s Project Director Discusses Human Rights Issues with Armenia’s Ombudsperson
  • August 8, 2022

YEREVAN — Human Rights Defender, Kristinne Grigoryan, recently held a meeting with Armenian Council’s Project Director in Armenia, Christine Shahinian where a multitude of issues were discussed, including the trajectory of Armenia in...

Chess Olympiad: Armenia in the Lead After 7 Rounds
Chess Olympiad: Armenia in the Lead After 7 Rounds
  • August 6, 2022

CHENNAL, INDIA — Armenia will keep the lead in the 44th Chess Olympiad with 13 points after playing a draw with the US team in Round 7. Grandmasters Gabriel Sargsyan and Robert Hovhannisyan won the games. Gabriel Sargsyan defeated Fabiano...