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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:33:08 GMT
These photos show the first female fighters in a decades-old conflict - Washington Post

Washington Post

These photos show the first female fighters in a decades-old conflict
Washington Post
Last year, clashes in a decades-old conflict between Azerbaijani and ethnic Armenian forces in the Caucasus region motivated a number of young woman and girls to challenge traditional gender roles and pick up arms. “They are groundbreakers, facing ...
Armenia: Arrest, Missile Smuggling Allegations Amid Election CampaignEurasiaNet
Armenia arrests opposition activist for weapon smugglingReuters
Influential Former Military Commander Arrested Ahead Of Armenian ElectionsRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
PanARMENIAN.Net -AzerNews -MassisPost
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:17:42 GMT
Looking forward to Armenia - Basement Medicine

Basement Medicine

Looking forward to Armenia
Basement Medicine
Armenia is a country and former Soviet republic that rests between Europe and China, cradled by mountains, and the Business Concepts and Civic Engagement class will be leaving the U.S. to build houses there for two weeks. The class, consisting of about ...


Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:36:23 GMT
Elections in Armenia: business as usual? - OC Media (blog)

OC Media (blog)

Elections in Armenia: business as usual?
OC Media (blog)
As Armenia's parliamentary elections, set for 2 April, approach, its ruling party is trying to reach a younger and more tech-savvy audience. The Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) launched its campaign on Facebook with a music video by popular Armenian ...
UAE, Armenia agree on reciprocal visa waiverKhaleej Times
UAE and Armenia citizens exempted from entry visasgulfnews.com
Armenia calls for increased trade and ag investment from UAEFreshPlaza
MENAFN.COM -PanARMENIAN.Net -Mediamax.am
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:54:07 GMT
Investment Attractiveness of Armenia Presented in Abu Dhabi - Asbarez Armenian News

Asbarez Armenian News

Investment Attractiveness of Armenia Presented in Abu Dhabi
Asbarez Armenian News
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates—Under the high patronage of Armenia's President Serzh Sarkisian, and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces His Highness Sheikh Mohammed ...
to-the-point: UAE firm plans USD 100m solar investment in ArmeniaRenewables Now (subscription)
Abu Dhabi hosts Armenia-UAE investment forumPublic Radio of Armenia
Death of the 'Bread Bringer' sparks protests in ArmeniaOC Media (blog)
Panorama.am -MassisPost
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:44:24 GMT
Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan - APA

APA

Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan
APA
The Azerbaijani army positions located in Kohnaqishlaq village of Azerbaijan's Aghstafa district and in Bala Jafarli, Jafarli, Qaymagli, Farahli and Kamarli villages of Gazakh district came under fire from the Armenian army positions located in ...
Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 126 times in 24 hoursTrend News Agency
Armenian armed units violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 126 times throughout the dayAZERTAC News

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:49:40 GMT
EBRD and Central Bank of Armenia strengthen local currency and local capital markets - The FINANCIAL

The FINANCIAL

EBRD and Central Bank of Armenia strengthen local currency and local capital markets
The FINANCIAL
The FINANCIAL -- The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Central Bank of Armenia (CBA) are hosting a conference in Yerevan today to discuss strengthening the local capital market and increasing local currency lending.

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:25:35 GMT
David Mackenzie to open film school in Armenia - Mediamax.am

Mediamax.am

David Mackenzie to open film school in Armenia
Mediamax.am
Armenian Government received an offer from the world-renowned Scottish director and screenwriter David Mackenzie to found a television and film school in Armenia. Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan informed about that offer at the government session today ...
Armenia to present its tourism attractiveness through video clips in target markets, PM saysPanorama.am
Armenia to present its tourism attractiveness through video clips in target marketsArmenpress.am
KPMG to introduce Armenia's investment environment on global platformsBanks.am
Arka News Agency (press release)
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:03:45 GMT
The Syrian Refugees Coming Home to Armenia - Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog)

The Syrian Refugees Coming Home to Armenia
Foreign Policy (blog)
Many of the Syrian refugees living in Armenia arrived with little more than the clothes on their backs. A century ago, Armenians fled to Syria to escape the genocide in the collapsing Ottoman Empire; now, they have been forced to abandon yet another ...

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:07:04 GMT
Armenia must further improve its justice system, say research results - The FINANCIAL

The FINANCIAL

Armenia must further improve its justice system, say research results
The FINANCIAL
The FINANCIAL -- The EU Justice Monitoring Project has presented a report on justice expectations and needs in Armenia. The report is based on comparative results of public perception and a professional evaluation of the quality of justice and the ...


Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:04:05 GMT
With Rhinoplasty on the Rise, Whither the Armenian Nose? - EurasiaNet

With Rhinoplasty on the Rise, Whither the Armenian Nose?
EurasiaNet
A statue of the Soviet-era composer Arno Babajanyan, known for his archetypally Armenian nose, against the background of the Armenian flag. The Armenian nose is a source of national pride, but Armenians – especially young women – are increasingly ...


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