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Europe's biggest blocs lose grip on power in EU Parliament elections
The centre-right European People's Party remains the largest bloc, and is expected to form a pro-EU coalition. The Liberals and Greens had a good night, while nationalists were set for victory in Italy and France.
Yerevan to host “Armenia Engineering Week” in June
Professional seminars, presentations, experience exchanging events in high-tech related areas are envisaged to take place for three days in the scope of the Week. The “Armenia Engineering Week” will conclude on 28 June, 2019, at Vanadzor Technology Center where discussion on results of the Week with participation of experts and representatives of public and private sector, as well as engineering solutions expo and best start-up showcase will be held.
Armenia, China mull cooperation under One Belt, One Road initiative
President Sarkissian welcomed the guests and noted that the recent high-level active reciprocal visits promote the deepening of the relations of the two countries based on friendship, mutual trust, and respect
Issue of Henrikh Mhitaryan missing Europa League final raised at UK Parliament
“It is a scandal that Arsenal's Henrikh Mkhitaryan will miss the match of a lifetime next week because he is from Armenia and he fears for his safety at the Europa League final in Baku,” Tom Watson, MP for West Bromwich East and Deputy Leader of the Labour Party.
Prevention of Armenian Patriarch's election violation of religious rights, Turkish court says
The late Patriarch Mesrob Mutafyan’s inability to perform his duties from 2008 prompted the Armenian community to initiate a process of election of his successor. However, the Turkish state declared in 2010 that a new Patriarch could not be elected as long as the acting Patriarch was alive and allowed to elect a General Vicar. Archbishop Aram Ateshyan was elected to the post that had never existed before.
Europe Day to be celebrated in Yerevan
On 26 May, at 17:00, Europe Day Info Fair will wait for the visitors at the Northern Avenue (between Pushkin and Teryan streets), followed by an open-air concert at the Freedom Square at 20:00. Aram MP3, Spanish famous singer Lara Taylor and DJ Ocean will perform.