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New Thermoelectric Power Station to be Built in Yerevan

The Armenian government approved on March 20 the signing of a framework agreement on the design, development, financing, construction, …

EU Extends Agencies, Programs to Armenia

On December 11, the European Parliament gave its consent to the participation of Armenia in EU agencies and programs, adopting …

Armenia, Europe Edging Closter to Association Deal

YEREVAN—A visit recently by the European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy, Štefan Füle to Armenia, …

Water issues in Armenia

Armenia has abundant water resources which are generally adequate for drinking, irrigation, and industrial use throughout …

Armenia climb 66th in FIFA rankings

Armenia climbed 23 spots in the July 4 FIFA rankings to be placed 66th with 534 points.


Armenia’s rivals in 2014 FIFA World …

Russia Confirms Interest in Armenia Gas Stake

Russia’s Gazprom energy giant has expressed readiness to lower the price of its natural gas supplied to Armenia in return …

Armenia Ranks 59th in Global Innovation Index

The 2013 Global Innovation Index ranks Armenia 59th among 142 countries. The country comes second in the lower-middle-income …

Women Now Allowed to Enroll in Armenia’s Military Schools

On June 6, Armenia’s Ministry of Defense announced that women would now be allowed to attend military school—specifically, …

Russia, Armenia sign new defense deal

Russia and Armenia gave a further boost to their defense cooperation on Tuesday with a new agreement that appears to facilitate …

France Loans Armenia Funds for Water System Upgrades, Arka Says

France is loaning Armenia 26 million euros ($34 million) for water-supply and sewage-treatment improvements, the Arka news …


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