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    German police detain Syrian for ′preparing′ explosives attack

    German police detain Syrian for ′preparing′ explosives attack

    A Syrian man suspected of planning a terror attack was detained in the northern German city of Schwerin, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Tuesday in a statement. The suspec ...

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    Stalin worship returns to Russia, literary critic says

    Stalin worship returns to Russia, literary critic says

    Armenia has no national day to commemorate the victims of the repressions by Soviet leader Josef Stalin, although the Red Terror also affected Armenia, an Armenian literary critic ...

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    The ex-wife of the man who on Monday had taken a 3-year-old child hostage in a kindergarten in Armavir town, and who also had suffered injuries during this incident, was transferred to “Heratsi” N1 Hospital Complex in capital city Yerevan, on the same day at around 11pm.  Immediately after being transferred, the 23-year-old woman underwent microsurgery on her right wrist, a hospital representative informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.  In addition, she had a wound between her rib cage and a cut under her jaw, both wounds were treated, and doctors say she is in satisfactory condition.  The woman is at the intensive care unit.  Police of Armenia received a call, on Monday at 4:25pm, informing that a man armed with a knife had broken into a kindergarten in Armavir. He was holding a 3-year-old child hostage at the kindergarten, and under the threat of knife.  Law enforcement officers negotiated with him, during which they succeeded in safely removing the child from the kindergarten. Several minutes later, police officers took the hostage-taker out of the building in a vehicle with tinted windows.  Police say the man had personal reasons for his action, but they do not give details.  Even though police keep the identity of this man secret, according to preliminary information, he is Armavir resident Argam Hovikyan.

    The ex-wife of the man who on Monday had taken a 3-year-old child hostage in a kindergarten in Armavir town, and who also had suffered injuries during this incident, was transferred to “Heratsi” N1 Hospital Complex in capital city Yerevan, on the same day at around 11pm. Immediately after being transferred, the 23-year-old woman underwent microsurgery on her right wrist, a hospital representative informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. In addition, she had a wound between her rib cage and a cut under her jaw, both wounds were treated, and doctors say she is in satisfactory condition. The woman is at the intensive care unit. Police of Armenia received a call, on Monday at 4:25pm, informing that a man armed with a knife had broken into a kindergarten in Armavir. He was holding a 3-year-old child hostage at the kindergarten, and under the threat of knife. Law enforcement officers negotiated with him, during which they succeeded in safely removing the child from the kindergarten. Several minutes later, police officers took the hostage-taker out of the building in a vehicle with tinted windows. Police say the man had personal reasons for his action, but they do not give details. Even though police keep the identity of this man secret, according to preliminary information, he is Armavir resident Argam Hovikyan.

    The ex-wife of the man who on Monday had taken a 3-year-old child hostage in a kindergarten in Armavir town, and who also had suffered injuries during this incident, was transferr ...

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    Renowned Jewish historian to present his Armenian Genocide book in France

    Renowned Jewish historian to present his Armenian Genocide book in France

    Well-known Israeli historian and humanist Yair Auron will speak at the National Center for Armenian Remembrance, in Décines-Charpieu commune of Lyon, France, informed the official ...

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    Spain dissolves Catalan parliament and calls fresh elections  The Spanish government

    Spain dissolves Catalan parliament and calls fresh elections The Spanish government

    The Spanish government has taken control of Catalonia, dissolved its parliament and announced new elections after secessionist Catalan MPs voted to establish an independent republ ...

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    Border village Baghanis preparing for fruit tree planting

    Border village Baghanis preparing for fruit tree planting

    Active gardening works are underway in Baghanis border community in Armenia’s Tavoush Province, the village head said in a Facebook post. According to Narek Sahakyan, works of soi ...

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    Russian Match TV to film an exclusive documentary about Henrikh Mkhitaryan

    Russian Match TV to film an exclusive documentary about Henrikh Mkhitaryan

    Russian public sports channel Match TV has started filming an exclusive documentary about Armenian national football team captain and Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitary ...

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    Catholicos Aram I to address an international conference on religious and cultural pluralism in the Middle East

    Catholicos Aram I to address an international conference on religious and cultural pluralism in the Middle East

    His Holiness Aram I accepted the invitation by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece Mr. Nikolas Kotzias to attend the 2nd International Conference on “Religious and Cultural ...

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    Martiros Saryan artworks to be exhibited in Moscow

    Martiros Saryan artworks to be exhibited in Moscow

    The Armenian Cultural Days in Russia will kick off on 15 November with the opening of a grand exhibition of Martiros Saryan’s art pieces at the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, ...

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    “The Last Inhabitant” to close the Scandinavian Film Festival

    “The Last Inhabitant” to close the Scandinavian Film Festival

    "The Last Inhabitant” by Armenian filmmaker Jivan Avetisyan will be screened on October 28 to close the Scandinavian International Film Festival. To remind, the movie won awards a ...

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