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News Armenia » Yerevan: Who Takes Out the Trash in Yerevan?

News channel or source: https://armenianweekly.com/2018/01/19/takes-trash-yerevan/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

The largest dump, Nubarashen, which receives all of the trash from Armenia’s capital, is infamous for its lack of adherence to any international standards of sanitation. The tide began to turn in 2013, when Yerevan’s municipality released a tender ...

News Armenia » Yerevan: Fuel Prices In Armenia Rise Further

News channel or source: http://asbarez.com/169977/fuel-prices-in-armenia-rise-further/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)—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. One liter of gasoline cost at least 440 ...

News Armenia » Yerevan: Armenia Presidential election to be held on March 2, PM to be elected on April 17

News channel or source: https://news.am/eng/news/432438.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

YEREVAN. – The National Assembly (NA) will elect the fourth President of Armenia on March 2, and the Prime Minister—on April 17. The nomination of the presidential candidates will take place during the last ten days of February, and the PM candidates ...

News Armenia » Yerevan: Armenia: Uneven Record on Human Rights

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/01/18/armenia-uneven-record-human-rights
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Armenia’s ruling party dominated parliamentary and municipal ... for police violence against largely peaceful protesters and journalists during protests in Yerevan in July 2016. Some police officers faced disciplinary action, but no criminal charges ...

News Armenia » Yerevan: Iran eyes boost in gas cooperation with Armenia

News channel or source: http://www.armradio.am/en/2018/01/22/iran-eyes-boost-in-gas-cooperation-with-armenia/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

“in addition to the conclusion of a gas and electricity barter contract inked between Iran and Armenia, Tehran is also ready to expand gas cooperation with Yerevan.” Turning to Iran’s gas export to Armenia, he said, “a predefined contract has been ...

News Armenia » Yerevan: Why Armenia wants Russian troops off its state borders?

News channel or source: https://www.azernews.az/aggression/125895.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Thus, in a difficult historical moment, Armenia had to temporarily concede a part of its sovereignty to its ally. Moreover, several years ago the border checkpoint at Yerevan international airport was put under Russian control, which was not stipulated by ...

News Armenia » Yerevan: Armenian President Nominates Ex-PM As His Successor

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/armenia-president-nomination-sarkisian-armen-serzh/28984771.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

YEREVAN -- Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian has named former Prime Minister Armen Sarkisian as the ruling Republican Party's nomination for the next president. Armen Sarkisian, who is no relation to the outgoing president, was Armenia’s prime minister ...

News Armenia » Yerevan: Armenian president proposes ex-PM as successor in March vote

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-armenia-president/armenian-president-proposes-ex-pm-as-successor-in-march-vote-idUSKBN1F81RF
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

YEREVAN (Reuters) - Armenian President Serzh Sarksyan on Friday proposed the country’s ambassador in Britain to run to succeed him in a March election, a move critics said could allow him to continue wielding ultimate power after a constitutional change.

News Armenia » Yerevan: Armenia to ban import of right-hand drive cars from April

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/12/c_136891520.htm
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

YEREVAN, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Armenian government will ban the import of right-hand drive cars from April 1 this year, the country's ministry of transport said on Thursday. According to the authorities, there are about 36,000 right-hand drive cars ...

News Armenia » Yerevan: Iranian company to build bridge connecting Armenia to Georgia

News channel or source: http://www.irna.ir/en/News/82797089
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Moscow, Jan 15, IRNA – The contract on building a bridge connecting Armenia and Georgia together by an Iranian company was signed in Yerevan at the presence of Iranian Ambassador to Armenia Kazem Sajjadi. 'Capabilities of the Iranian experts and ...