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Armenia Armenia has regressed in its progress against corruption, according to the latest data from Berlin-based Transparency International. Armenia ranked 63rd out of 180 countries in the 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), as compared to […]

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Armenia Armenia’s Investigative Committee is proceeding with criminal cases opened against two members and one supporter of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation. The suspects were detained last week on charges of paying residents of the Ararat […]

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Armenia Turkey has lifted its ban on air cargo shipments from Armenia. The agreement was reached following four rounds of negotiations on the normalization of relations last year. Armenia and Turkey appointed special envoys for […]

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Armenia Armenian authorities have moved to ratify the Rome Statute, the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The ICC is an international tribunal responsible for prosecuting war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. […]

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Armenia The International Monetary Fund has approved a new three-year lending program to Armenia. The IMF agreed to loan $171 million, following the expiration of the previous Stand-By Arrangement worth $415 million. The global financial […]

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Armenia Armenia and Hungary have agreed to restore diplomatic ties, which were cut following the extradition of Ramil Safarov to Azerbaijan in 2012. Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan and his Hungarian counterpart Péter Szijjártó reached […]

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Armenia Armenia and Azerbaijan have been exchanging accusations of ceasefire violations along the Armenia-Azerbaijan border and in Artsakh throughout the week. Azerbaijani armed forces fired on military and civilian targets near the Machkalashen village of […]