Terrorism is pandemic and affects every country: VP Hamid Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday described terrorism as "pandemic" and said it affected every country and society.

Apr 29, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

Dozens hurt, many arrested in Armenia clashes

Dozens of people have been hospitalised and 26 arrested following clashes between police and protesters in Yerevan, Armenian authorities said Saturday.

Jul 30, 2016, 15:20 PM IST

Some 38 of 84 killed in Nice truck attack were foreigners: Ministry

Some 38 of the 84 people killed on the seafront in Nice by a truck-driving man as they celebrated Bastille Day on July 14 were foreigners, the French foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Jul 20, 2016, 09:46 AM IST
Jose Mourinho buys another: Manchester United complete Henrikh Mkhitaryan deal

Jose Mourinho buys another: Manchester United complete Henrikh Mkhitaryan deal

The Armenian is the signing under Mourinho, after Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly and star Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Jul 06, 2016, 22:09 PM IST
Pope Francis visits Armenia with Mideast peace message

Pope Francis visits Armenia with Mideast peace message

Francis is the second pope to visit Armenia since it re-emerged as an independent state from the ashes of the Soviet Union.

Jun 24, 2016, 17:56 PM IST
Pope risks Turkey`s ire with Armenia trip

Pope risks Turkey`s ire with Armenia trip

The Argentinian pope is due to visit Armenia`s main genocide memorial, the Tsitsernakaberd.

Jun 23, 2016, 08:58 AM IST

Germany hits back at Erdogan comments in Armenia row

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has angrily condemned last week`s vote on the World War I massacres.

Jun 06, 2016, 20:39 PM IST

Nagorno-Karabakh says one of its soldiers killed by Azeri gunfire

Nagorno-Karabakh`s defence ministry said on Friday that one of its soldiers died late on Thursday after he was hit by gunfire from Azerbaijan`s forces.

Apr 15, 2016, 14:06 PM IST

Armenia-backed forces report 97 dead in Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

Armenian-backed forces have lost 97 soldiers, volunteers and civilians in renewed fighting over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region, including 77 killed between April 2-5, the Armenian Defence Ministry said.

Apr 14, 2016, 13:09 PM IST

Armenia rally over Karabakh unrest draws thousands

A rally to protest recent violence in the disputed region of Nagorny Karabakh drew several thousand people Sunday to the Armenian capital Yerevan.

Apr 11, 2016, 02:12 AM IST

Azerbaijan says Armenian forces kill 12 soldiers, down helicopter

Azerbaijan said Saturday that Armenian forces killed 12 of its soldiers and shot down a helicopter as fierce fighting erupted between the arch-foes over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region.

Apr 02, 2016, 19:43 PM IST

Armenia, Azerbaijan say fighting surges along Karabakh frontline

Arch foes Armenia and Azerbaijan accused each other Saturday of unleashing heavy weaponry across the front line of Nagorny Karabakh, in an apparent surge of violence in the festering dispute over the breakaway region.

Apr 02, 2016, 14:50 PM IST

Colombia arrests 11 in sex-trafficking ring

In the capital Bogota, four people were captured for being brokers of air tickets and visas to China, police said.

Nov 22, 2015, 03:03 AM IST

Russia warns against pressing demands for Assad's ouster

Russia's foreign minister says the next round of Syria talks expected to be held this weekend must not focus squarely on demands for Syrian President Bashar Assad's resignation.

Nov 09, 2015, 23:34 PM IST
Euro 2016 qualifiers: Joao Moutinho sees Portugal progress, Karim Benzema scores brace for France

Euro 2016 qualifiers: Joao Moutinho sees Portugal progress, Karim Benzema scores brace for France

Joao Moutinho got the only goal of the game as Portugal confirmed top spot in the Euro 2016 qualifying Group I. Karim Benzema helped France to an emphatic 4-0 win over Armenia.

Oct 09, 2015, 16:17 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee greets Armenia on its Independence Day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday greeted the people of Armenia on the occasion of their Independence Day.

Sep 20, 2015, 19:01 PM IST

Flare-up in tensions as Armenian troops kill Azerbaijani soldier

Azerbaijan on Saturday accused arch-foe Armenia`s troops of killing its soldier in a new clash amid a Western-mediated push to cauterise the protracted conflict in the South Caucasus.

Jul 25, 2015, 19:00 PM IST

PM Modi gives nod for India-Armenia agreement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday gave his approval for the signing and ratification of an agreement between India and Armenia on cooperation in the field of agriculture.

Jul 16, 2015, 16:08 PM IST
Armenia opens probe into police violence against protesters

Armenia opens probe into police violence against protesters

Armenian authorities launched a criminal investigation on Friday into police officers involved in a brutal crackdown on demonstrators protesting against electricity price hikes.

Jul 03, 2015, 20:05 PM IST

Police threaten to break up `Electric Yerevan` protests as tensions rise

Armenian authorities threatened Sunday to forcefully break up a protest against rising electricity prices and police brutality after the president announced concessions in a bid to calm tensions.

Jun 28, 2015, 23:37 PM IST