RPA to make no radical changes - Sharmazanov
Republican Party of Armenia is not going to make radical changes in foreign and home politics of the cpuntry, party's press secretary Eduard Sharmazanov told the reporters. "I do not think that we will make radical changes in the foreign and home politics of our country. Our party remains national-conservative politcal force. We will just add some aspects regarding human rights, national-christian ideology," Sharmazanov said.Gagik Tsarukyan to head a new party?
According to the source close to the Prosperous Armenia party Gagik Tsarukyan willno return to the party but will establish a new one and become its leader. According to some information, this party will comprise of mainly young people. The prepared young people are aimed at combining other parties as well. If Gagik Tsarukyan agrees to head it more probably the PAP will join them. All this issues are in the discussion phase.Donald Trump: Mexico will pay for wall, '100%'
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has insisted Mexico will pay for a border wall "100%", in a major immigration speech. He told a cheering crowd in Arizona that he would secure the border, and left open the possibility that millions of illegal immigrants be deported. Hours earlier, he met Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto but said they had not discussed financing the wall. The president later insisted he had told Mr Trump Mexico would not pay. There had been speculation th...Nalbandian, Lavrov Discuss Artsakh Peace Process
Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbanian and Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on August 31 discussed issues regarding the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and bilateral cooperation via phone conversation, Asbarez reports. On Thursday, September 1, the OSCE Foreign Ministers will have an informal meeting in Potsdam, Germany where discussion of the Karabakh issue will be on the agenda, the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, German Foreign Minister Frank Walter- Steinmeier said in a statement. “In the cr...US elections: Trump details plans to track illegal immigrants
The US Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, has said he will develop a tracking system to help authorities control immigration. Speaking on the campaign trail in Iowa, he outlined what he called an "entry-exit" programme, which would track those who overstay their visas. He also reiterated his support for building a wall along the southern border with Mexico. And he said he would stop illegal immigrants getting welfare benefits. "I am going to build a great border wall, institute n...Donald Trump doctor admits writing health note in five minutes
Donald Trump's doctor has said he spent just five minutes on a letter endorsing the Republican candidate's health, while Mr Trump's car waited outside. "In the rush I think some of those words didn't come out exactly the way they were meant," Dr Harold Bornstein told NBC News. Dr Bornstein's letter said Mr Trump, 70, would be the "healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". He said "picked up" the candidate's own "kind of language" when writing it. Two weeks before the note w...Karabakh Leader Backs ‘Reasonable’ Compromise In Conflict Settlement
Bako Sahakian, the president of Nagorno-Karabakh, believes it will take a “reasonable, fair and adequate” compromise to settle the long-running Armenian-Azerbaijani dispute over the status of the region now controlled by ethnic Armenians, azatutyun.am writes. “We are prepared for [mutual] concessions if they do not disturb our country’s security, if they are not creating opportunities for our adversary to launch new attacks against us,” Sahakian said in an intervie...Donald Trump: Campaign is united despite missteps
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has insisted that his campaign is united despite reports of deep divisions in the party after he made a series of missteps. Speaking at a rally in Florida, Mr Trump said the campaign was "doing really well". US media outlets said it was in turmoil after Mr Trump repeatedly attacked parents of a fallen US soldier. Staffers told CNN that they "feel like they are wasting their time". "I just want to tell you the campaign is doing really well," the no...US election: Donald Trump warns vote could be 'rigged'
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has suggested that the November election could be "rigged". He told a rally in Columbus, Ohio, that he had heard "more and more" that the contest would be unfair. He offered no immediate evidence. At another event he called Democratic rival Hillary Clinton "the devil". Mr Trump has come under fire from across the political divide for remarks he made about the parents of a US Muslim soldier killed in action. On the forthcoming vote, he told support...Mother of US Muslim soldier hits back at Trump over speech silence
The mother of a dead US Muslim soldier has hit back at presidential hopeful Donald Trump for questioning her silence during a speech by her husband. Ghazala Khan said Mr Trump was ignorant about Islam and that he did not know the meaning of the word sacrifice. Her husband Khizr Khan attacked the Republican nominee in an emotional speech to the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. Mr Trump later suggested Mrs Khan may not have been allowed to speak. The couple's son, US Army Capt Humay...Trump reacts to Muslim soldier father Khizr Khan's rebuke
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has responded to criticism from the father of a Muslim US soldier killed in Iraq. In an impassioned speech at last week's Democratic National Convention, Khizr Khan said Mr Trump had sacrificed "nothing and no-one" for his country. Mr Trump said he had made "a lot of sacrifices" by creating jobs. But he drew more controversy by mocking Mr Khan's wife, who had stood silently by her husband's side as he spoke. "If you look at his wife, she was ...US election: Michelle Obama denounces Trump 'hate'
US first lady Michelle Obama has denounced Republican Donald Trump and passionately backed Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. "The hateful language... from public figures on TV does not represent the true spirit of this country," she said, to loud cheers and applause. "Don't stoop to their level. Our motto is, when they go low, we go high." Earlier, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders urged Democrats to back Mrs Clinton. She will accept the party's presidential...Authorities toughening position – Ara Papyan
During the recent years the citizens of Armenia were deprived of the opportunity to defend their rights through voting or at judicial instances. That is why part of the people chose the way like the authorities used for years, political analyst Ara Papyan told the reporters today. In his words they will hardly surrender to authorities peacefully. As to the authorities they are toughening their positions. “Instead of freeing the political prisoners in response to the release of hostages, t...Brexit: Cameron considered last-ditch appeal to Merkel
David Cameron made a late appeal to Germany's Angela Merkel for limits on free movement of people if the UK voted Remain, BBC Newsnight has learned. The then-prime minister called the German leader days before the EU referendum, as opinion polls seemed to show voters moving to the Leave camp. But he later abandoned the idea of getting her and other EU leaders to make a statement granting concessions. No 10 decided it could be portrayed by Vote Leave as a sign of weakness. Newsnight has learn...
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