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Sat, 23 Feb 2019 00:26:00 GMT
Armenia 'Still Blocking' Selection of New CSTO Head - Asbarez Armenian News
Armenia 'Still Blocking' Selection of New CSTO Head  Asbarez Armenian News

Armenia is reportedly continuing to object to the appointment of a new secretary general of the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization nominated ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:08:00 GMT
Armenian advocate and philanthropist Louise Manoogian Simone dies at 85 - Detroit Free Press
Armenian advocate and philanthropist Louise Manoogian Simone dies at 85  Detroit Free Press

Philanthropist Louise Manoogian Simone, who organized relief to Armenia after a devastating earthquake in 1988 and who aided numerous charitable causes ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:41:00 GMT
Armenia, Georgia Renew Military Cooperation Program - Asbarez Armenian News
Armenia, Georgia Renew Military Cooperation Program  Asbarez Armenian News

The defense ministers of Armenia and Georgia Davit Tonoyan and Levan Izoria on Thursday renewed a military cooperation program between the two countries ...


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 06:30:19 GMT
Japan Ambassador: Armenia has truly unique positon in the world trade system - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
Japan Ambassador: Armenia has truly unique positon in the world trade system  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

YEREVAN. – An interview with Japan's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Armenia Jun Yamada to Armenian News-NEWS.am. What was a trade ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 20:26:02 GMT
Ambassador: 3,974 Japanese tourists visited Armenia last year - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
Ambassador: 3,974 Japanese tourists visited Armenia last year  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

YEREVAN. – Tourism between Japan and Armenia are developing year by year, Japan's Ambassador to Armenia Jun Yamada said in an interview with ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:41:12 GMT
My Step faction at Armenia parliament: Phase of meetings with ministers should already be public - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
My Step faction at Armenia parliament: Phase of meetings with ministers should already be public  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

We are discussing how each ministry imagines development,” the faction head stated…


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:56:40 GMT
'You have no right to call yourself Armenian' Say Gay Man's Attackers - Armenian Weekly
'You have no right to call yourself Armenian' Say Gay Man's Attackers  Armenian Weekly

A gay man was assaulted and beaten last week while walking down the street at night in Yerevan. The man, 23-year-old Yerevan resident Vrezh “Max” ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:56:37 GMT
17:56 Dollar rise continues in Armenia - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
17:56 Dollar rise continues in Armenia  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

The euro exchange rate also went up in the country…


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:03:00 GMT
No country should dictate Armenia how to build its foreign policy: expert - aysor.am - Hot news from Armenia - Aysor
No country should dictate Armenia how to build its foreign policy: expert - aysor.am - Hot news from Armenia  Aysor

Armenia is a sovereign state and decides its foreign policy on its own, expert Gohar Iskandaryan told Aysor.am, referring to the media publication as if some ...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:27:59 GMT
Russia-Armenia Jet Deal a Go, But Questions Remain - Armenian Weekly
Russia-Armenia Jet Deal a Go, But Questions Remain  Armenian Weekly

YEREVAN—Armenia's Minister of Defense (MOD) Davit Tonoyan has confirmed the Armenian Armed Forces' intentions of adopting Russian-built SU-30SM ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:09:35 GMT
French mountaineer trapped under snow in Armenia dies in helicopter - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
French mountaineer trapped under snow in Armenia dies in helicopter  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

His body was transported to the city by the Defense Ministry helicopter…


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:34:00 GMT
Illustrated Newsletter Brings Forests and Wildlife of Armenia to a Young Audience - Asbarez Armenian News
Illustrated Newsletter Brings Forests and Wildlife of Armenia to a Young Audience  Asbarez Armenian News

Armenia Tree Project has released the eighth edition of its Building Bridges environmental education newsletter, focusing on the important theme of Forest and ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:07:55 GMT
World Bank stands with Armenia government in implementing its program - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
World Bank stands with Armenia government in implementing its program  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

YEREVAN. – The Minister of Economic Development and Investments of Armenia, Tigran Khachatryan, met with the World Bank (WB) mission on development ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:28:00 GMT
Turkey conducts military drills on Armenian-Turkish border which needs Armenia's attention: Turkologist - aysor.am - Hot news from Armenia - Aysor
Turkey conducts military drills on Armenian-Turkish border which needs Armenia's attention: Turkologist - aysor.am - Hot news from Armenia  Aysor

Winter 2019 international military drills held in Turkey on the border with Armenia will hardly be of any danger for Armenia, Turkologist Ruben Melkonyan told ...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:18:40 GMT
Armenia mulls Chinese surveillance tech - Eurasianet
Armenia mulls Chinese surveillance tech  Eurasianet

Huawei, a Chinese tech giant increasingly sanctioned in the West, is in talks with the Armenian government over its controversial “Smart City” technology.


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:32:17 GMT
Ucom and “Teach for Armenia” heads participate in “Technology for Education” discussion - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
Ucom and “Teach for Armenia” heads participate in “Technology for Education” discussion  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

The speakers shared their experiences and thoughts on the importance of technology used in education and work...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:17:00 GMT
First ambulance helicopter arrives in Armenia - Arka News Agency
First ambulance helicopter arrives in Armenia  Arka News Agency

YEREVAN, February 22. /ARKA/. The first ambulance helicopter, acquired for Armenia's health ministry from the French Airbus company has arrived at Armenia's ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:30:14 GMT
16:30 Armenia deputy PM chairs Eurasian Economic Commission Board meeting in Moscow - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
16:30 Armenia deputy PM chairs Eurasian Economic Commission Board meeting in Moscow  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

Regular meeting of the Board of Eurasian Economic Commission—the executive body of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) which comprises Armenia, ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:46:00 GMT
Armenia to host international chess conference in May - Panorama.am
Armenia to host international chess conference in May  Panorama.am

An international chess conference will take place in Armenia on 7-8 May, the Chess Federation of Armenia told Panorama.am. Titled “Current state and ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 02:38:00 GMT
Only Armenia School in the Central Valley is expanding - KFSN-TV
Only Armenia School in the Central Valley is expanding  KFSN-TV

A small school in Clovis is making big plans for the future. Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School was just approved to increase enrollment to 220 ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:22:00 GMT
A Little Communist Fine-Tuning? Armenians Revisit Their National Anthem - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
A Little Communist Fine-Tuning? Armenians Revisit Their National Anthem  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

YEREVAN -- Armenia is abuzz over its plucky national anthem since a prominent politician called for a return to the hymn that played under communism.


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:44:36 GMT
Should Armenians care about the plight of the Uyghurs? - Armenian Weekly
Should Armenians care about the plight of the Uyghurs?  Armenian Weekly

In the East, a native people are feeling the wrath of an aggressively authoritarian State. Their language, culture and religion are at odds with the imposed ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:49:44 GMT
US Has No Right to Tell Armenia Not to Send Humanitarian Squad to Syria - Armenian Weekly
US Has No Right to Tell Armenia Not to Send Humanitarian Squad to Syria  Armenian Weekly

The US government recently created a new and unnecessary controversy, this time with the Republic of Armenia. It all started when the Armenian government ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:42:14 GMT
Armenia justice minister neither confirms nor denies meeting with arrested ex-President Kocharyan - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
Armenia justice minister neither confirms nor denies meeting with arrested ex-President Kocharyan  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

YEREVAN. – I neither confirm nor deny, Minister of Justice of Armenia, Artak Zeynalyan, on Friday told reporters in parliament. He stated this when asked about ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 19:36:19 GMT
USC to host Innovate Armenia event on May 18 - Public Radio of Armenia
USC to host Innovate Armenia event on May 18  Public Radio of Armenia

Asbarez - Innovate Armenia, the flagship program of the USC Institute of Armenian Studies, will come to USC on Saturday, May 18. The one-of-a-kind event is a ...


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:54:00 GMT
U.S. Frowns On Armenia's Involvement In Russia-Backed Syria Mission - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
U.S. Frowns On Armenia's Involvement In Russia-Backed Syria Mission  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

The United States has indicated it does not support Armenia's participation in a Russia-backed mission in war-ravaged Syria, where Yerevan has dispatched ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:03:36 GMT
19:03 EU to allocate € 31 million to Armenia - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
19:03 EU to allocate € 31 million to Armenia  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

YEREVAN.- The Armenian government approved the proposal to sign the “EU for Armenia: Territorial Development” financing agreement with the European ...


Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Did wine cause a full-scale revolution in Armenia? - BBC News
Did wine cause a full-scale revolution in Armenia?  BBC News

Born late-December 2012, In Vino was the first specialist wine bar and shop to open in Armenia's capital, Yerevan. The cosy interior brims with hand-picked ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:32:00 GMT
AESA Lecture Series: Armenia’s Transition: Challenges and Opportunities for a Quantum Leap - Armenian News by MassisPost
AESA Lecture Series: Armenia’s Transition: Challenges and Opportunities for a Quantum Leap  Armenian News by MassisPost

GLENDALE — Armenian Engineers and Scientists of America (AESA) will present a lecture by Consul General of Republic of Armenia in Los Angeles Dr. Armen ...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:54:17 GMT
Central Bank of Armenia: exchange rates and prices of precious metals - 20-02-19 - Armenpress.am
Central Bank of Armenia: exchange rates and prices of precious metals - 20-02-19  Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, 20 FEBUARY, ARMENPRESS. The Central Bank of Armenia informs “Armenpress” that today, 20 February, USD exchange rate up by 0.09 drams to ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:37:05 GMT
Armenia and the Velvet Revolution: The Merits and Flaws of a Protest-based Civil Society - Foreign Policy Research Institute
Armenia and the Velvet Revolution: The Merits and Flaws of a Protest-based Civil Society  Foreign Policy Research Institute

The 2018 Velvet Revolution in Armenia that swept Serzh Sargsyan from power and brought Nikol Pashinyan to power as Prime Minister was surprising.


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:31:09 GMT
Armenia adopts plan for “economic revolution” - Eurasianet
Armenia adopts plan for “economic revolution”  Eurasianet

Armenia's parliament has adopted a five-year plan to improve the country's economy, which Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said amounted to an "economic ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:22:14 GMT
With Support from IOCC, Women Embark on Sustainable New Careers in Armenia - The National Herald
With Support from IOCC, Women Embark on Sustainable New Careers in Armenia  The National Herald

BALTIMORE, MD – As part of a 14,500-item shipment, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) recently delivered 3,000 sets of sewing supplies to the ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:14:05 GMT
Armenia Can Be an “Eagle” - Armenian Weekly
Armenia Can Be an “Eagle”  Armenian Weekly

Years ago when I was still working, I attended a management course about strategic business planning. Since some of Armenia's major challenges include ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:42:00 GMT
Federal Court rejects opposition to Armenia genocide memorial - swissinfo.ch
Federal Court rejects opposition to Armenia genocide memorial  swissinfo.ch

Switzerland's highest court has rejected the opposition of several Genevans to a recently-unveiled monument commemorating the Armenian genocide.


Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenia sends non-combat team to Syria at Russia's request - Al Jazeera English
Armenia sends non-combat team to Syria at Russia's request  Al Jazeera English

Team of 83 Armenians includes de-mining experts, medical personnel and security officers who will work in Aleppo.


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:35:45 GMT
Dollar rises somewhat in Armenia The euro exchange rate also went up in the country… - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
Dollar rises somewhat in Armenia The euro exchange rate also went up in the country…  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

The euro exchange rate also went up in the country…


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 20:00:03 GMT
Armenia News - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
Armenia News  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

The move is part of an initiative to put the darker side Medellin's violent past into the foreground, telling the stories of victims.... February 22 February 24.


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The Syrian-Armenian 'refugee' jewellers of Yerevan - Al Jazeera English
The Syrian-Armenian 'refugee' jewellers of Yerevan  Al Jazeera English

More than 20000 Syrians of Armenian heritage travelled to Yerevan as war unravelled, among them many jewellers.


Sun, 17 Feb 2019 10:59:59 GMT
Serbia reiterates intent to open embassy in Armenia - Armenpress.am
Serbia reiterates intent to open embassy in Armenia  Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 17, ARMENPRESS. President Armen Sarkissian held a meeting with Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic on February 17 in Germany ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:59:00 GMT
Lynne M. Tracy sworn as U.S. Ambassador to Armenia - PanARMENIAN.Net
Lynne M. Tracy sworn as U.S. Ambassador to Armenia  PanARMENIAN.Net

Lynne M. Tracy was officially sworn in this week to serve as the Ambassador of the United States to Armenia.


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:53:28 GMT
Armenia President's question to Joe Biden is at focus of global media attention - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
Armenia President's question to Joe Biden is at focus of global media attention  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

They had a short, warm talk at the corridor, on the margins of the Munich Security Conference…


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenia sends military deminers and medics to support Russian mission in Syria - Eurasianet
Armenia sends military deminers and medics to support Russian mission in Syria  Eurasianet

Armenia has sent 83 soldiers to Syria as part of a Russian-backed demining and humanitarian mission there. For years, Russia has been asking its military ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:35:22 GMT
Armenian PM meets with Catholicos of All Armenians and Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
Armenian PM meets with Catholicos of All Armenians and Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

Having different opinions makes someone rich, with the condition that they will meet somewhere, interact with one another around our national values and ...


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenia and Azerbaijan exploring parameters of “peace” - Eurasianet
Armenia and Azerbaijan exploring parameters of “peace”  Eurasianet

After a long period of stagnation, talks between Armenia and Azerbaijan to resolve their decades-old conflict appear to have been revived. But the prospect of ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
So Where In Armenia Was Your Family From? - Armenian Weekly
So Where In Armenia Was Your Family From?  Armenian Weekly

When someone asks you this rather straightforward question, many of us can come up with a place name based on our family's oral traditions – Keghi, Evereg, ...


Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenia Considers New Anti-Smoking Legislation...Again - Armenian Weekly
Armenia Considers New Anti-Smoking Legislation...Again  Armenian Weekly

YEREVAN—The Armenian Ministry of Health is considering a new law which would prohibit smoking in public spaces. The bill would ban the use of tobacco ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Why Russia Needs Armenia and Vice Versa - Armenian Weekly
Why Russia Needs Armenia and Vice Versa  Armenian Weekly

Its dependence on Armenia explains the Kremlin's extra pressure on Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his reformist 'My Step' alliance following Armenia's ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:51:14 GMT
The clubs of Armenian Basketball League A: Urartu - Mediamax.am
The clubs of Armenian Basketball League A: Urartu  Mediamax.am

Basketball has been actively developing in Armenia in the last few years, and the Armenian League A has grown quite competitive, with League B not far behind ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
France to have national day marking Armenian genocide - RTE.ie
France to have national day marking Armenian genocide  RTE.ie

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that France is to make 24 April a "national day of commemoration of the Armenian genocide".


Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:28:25 GMT
A Regime Conceals Its Erasure of Indigenous Armenian Culture - Hyperallergic
A Regime Conceals Its Erasure of Indigenous Armenian Culture  Hyperallergic

A groundbreaking forensic report tracks Azerbaijan's recent destruction of 89 medieval churches, 5,840 intricate cross-stones, and 22,000 tombstones.


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 23:27:00 GMT
Armenia Will Buy More Russian Fighter Jets - Asbarez Armenian News
Armenia Will Buy More Russian Fighter Jets  Asbarez Armenian News

Armenia will buy more Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jets from Russia after receiving the first batch of such aircraft, according to Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan.


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenia: Mining Out the Leopard | Armenia - Al Jazeera America
Armenia: Mining Out the Leopard | Armenia  Al Jazeera America

Investigating claims of political corruption and a scramble for mineral wealth endangering the Caucasian leopard.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenia's "people's diplomacy" or methods to settle in Turkey - AzerNews
Armenia's "people's diplomacy" or methods to settle in Turkey  AzerNews

The Turkish government has repeatedly made it clear to Armenia's new and old authorities that Yerevan's all attempts to normalize relations with Ankara are ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:14:50 GMT
Armenia checks Chinese surveillance tech - European Interest
Armenia checks Chinese surveillance tech  European Interest

Chinese tech giant Huawei is in talks with Armenia after facing controversy in the European Union. The Chinese IT giant Huawei had signed an agreement with ...


Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The real discontent is in Armenia, not Azerbaijan - The Washington Post
The real discontent is in Armenia, not Azerbaijan  The Washington Post

Regarding the Jan. 22 editorial “Do not forget the Azerbaijan 128”: An interesting lesson from the recent history of our region is that while Azerbaijan has been a ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenia to have tax-free Micro-Business sector of economy - Armenpress.am
Armenia to have tax-free Micro-Business sector of economy  Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, JANUARY 24, ARMENPRESS. The government has released the draft amendments to the tax code. According to the bill published on the e-draft.am ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 21:02:58 GMT
Katoghike Church – Yerevan, Armenia - Atlas Obscura
Katoghike Church – Yerevan, Armenia  Atlas Obscura

Discover Katoghike Church in Yerevan, Armenia: This little medieval church hidden in the center of Yerevan was lost and rediscovered—twice.


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:14:00 GMT
CSTO adapted to idea of not having secretary general by 2020 due to Armenia's position: Kommersant - aysor.am - Hot news from Armenia - Aysor
CSTO adapted to idea of not having secretary general by 2020 due to Armenia's position: Kommersant - aysor.am - Hot news from Armenia  Aysor

The CSTO may stay without full secretary general for the running year, with the appointment of representative of Belarus Stanislav Zas being postponed due to ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenia's new authorities debate changing national anthem - Eurasianet
Armenia's new authorities debate changing national anthem  Eurasianet

Armenia's new authorities are discussing changing the country's national anthem back to its Soviet-era hymn. But many Armenians wonder if that should really ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenia 'Working' On Purchase Of Russian Fighter Jets - Asbarez Armenian News
Armenia 'Working' On Purchase Of Russian Fighter Jets  Asbarez Armenian News

Armenia is inching closer to buying sophisticated Russian fighter jets for its armed forces, the Defense Ministry in Yerevan indicated on Thursday.


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Picturing Armenia, with perspective - Eurasianet
Picturing Armenia, with perspective  Eurasianet

Last week, Eurasianet featured the work of photographer Winslow Martin. A chance 1998 encounter with an Armenian priest in Massachusetts had given Martin ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kalashnikov to Supply AK-12 Rifles to Armenia - Asbarez Armenian News
Kalashnikov to Supply AK-12 Rifles to Armenia  Asbarez Armenian News

Kalashnikov Concern, the Russian defense manufacturer known for its iconic AK rifles, will supply 50 new AK-12 assault rifles to Armenia, according to a report ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:32:58 GMT
Another Starthub Offline meeting held in Yerevan with participation of beeline in Armenia - Arka News Agency
Another Starthub Offline meeting held in Yerevan with participation of beeline in Armenia  Arka News Agency

YEREVAN, February 22. /ARKA/. Another Starthub Offline meeting was held Thursday in Yerevan as part of the Beeline and the Technological Development ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
ServiceTitan Opens Office in Armenia - PRNewswire
ServiceTitan Opens Office in Armenia  PRNewswire

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ServiceTitan, the world's leading all-in-one, cloud-based software for residential home *service* businesses, has...


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
ARS Western Regional Executive Meets Armenia's Consul General to L.A. - Asbarez Armenian News
ARS Western Regional Executive Meets Armenia's Consul General to L.A.  Asbarez Armenian News

The Armenian Relief Society of Western USA's Regional Executive Board met with Armenia's Consul General to Los Angeles Dr. Armen Baibourtian.


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenia, United States cooperate in nuclear forensics - Armenpress.am
Armenia, United States cooperate in nuclear forensics  Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 7, ARMENPRESS. The Science Committee of Armenia is cooperating with the United States in nuclear forensics, according to ...


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenian politician dies after 52-day prison hunger strike - Washington Post
Armenian politician dies after 52-day prison hunger strike  Washington Post

YEREVAN, Armenia — A leader of a small political party in Armenia has died in prison after going on a hunger strike nearly two months ago. The Armenian ...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:26:00 GMT
Armenia's Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography: Narrow Scope but Considerable Achievements - Hetq Online
Armenia's Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography: Narrow Scope but Considerable Achievements  Hetq Online

When paying a visit to the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography NAS RA, it's common to find piles of boxes all over the building. These boxes contain ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:14:00 GMT
Portantino Introduces Bill to Re-Establish the California-Armenia Trade Office - Asbarez Armenian News
Portantino Introduces Bill to Re-Establish the California-Armenia Trade Office  Asbarez Armenian News

Senator Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D - La Canada Flintridge) introduced SB 302 to reestablish the California-Armenia Trade Office on Thursday.


Mon, 11 Feb 2019 18:21:30 GMT
Thompson: On a night Steve Kerr won't forget, the Armenian... - The Athletic
Thompson: On a night Steve Kerr won't forget, the Armenian...  The Athletic

Steve Kerr?? had known the story of his grandparents saving thousands of Armenians in the 1920s. But here he was, in a packed banquet room on Saturday ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How Ready Are Armenia and Azerbaijan for Peace? - Chatham House
How Ready Are Armenia and Azerbaijan for Peace?  Chatham House

De-escalatory measures and new faces are shaking up the moribund peace process between Armenia and Azerbaijan. But to make good on their pledges, the ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:16:00 GMT
Armenia looks to ban plastic bags from 2022 - PanARMENIAN.Net
Armenia looks to ban plastic bags from 2022  PanARMENIAN.Net

The Ministry of Nature Protection has unveiled a draft law prohibiting the free provision of plastic bags starting from July 1.


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:24:44 GMT
Pashinyan: Hovhannes Tumanyan's image should guide everyone in today's Armenia - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
Pashinyan: Hovhannes Tumanyan's image should guide everyone in today's Armenia  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

The PM said the great Armenian poet had suffered all human suffering, but he had not broken down because he had believed in his powers…


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Advancing Access to Justice for People with Disabilities in Armenia - Human Rights Watch
Advancing Access to Justice for People with Disabilities in Armenia  Human Rights Watch

A recent decision by Armenia's highest court promises to advance the right to equal justice for people with disabilities in Armenia.


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
In the new Armenia, media freedom is a mixed bag - Eurasianet
In the new Armenia, media freedom is a mixed bag  Eurasianet

When former journalist Nikol Pashinyan ousted the authoritarian government and took power in Armenia last year, it seemed to promise a new era for the ...


Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Air temperature to decrease by 5-7 degrees in Armenia - Armenpress.am
Air temperature to decrease by 5-7 degrees in Armenia  Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 9, ARMENPRESS. In the daytime of February 9 and on 10 precipitation is expected across Armenia, the ministry of emergency ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cologne Technical University, Armenia's Polytechnic sign memorandum of cooperation - Armenpress.am
Cologne Technical University, Armenia's Polytechnic sign memorandum of cooperation  Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, JANUARY 31, ARMENPRESS. As part of an ongoing official visit to Germany, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan visited the Cologne ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Health Ministry Seeks Indoor Smoking Ban In Armenia - Armenialiberty.org
Health Ministry Seeks Indoor Smoking Ban In Armenia  Armenialiberty.org

Armenia's Ministry of Health has called for a blanket ban on smoking in cafes, restaurants and all other indoor public places in the country.


Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
San Francisco Community to Raise Funds to Combat Domestic Violence In Armenia - Asbarez Armenian News
San Francisco Community to Raise Funds to Combat Domestic Violence In Armenia  Asbarez Armenian News

Women's Support Center Executive Director Maro Matosian to speak on February 10 in San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Armenian ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenia's Stealth Fight for Decentralized Internet - Armenian Weekly
Armenia's Stealth Fight for Decentralized Internet  Armenian Weekly

In an unimpressive building located just behind a semi-abandoned Soviet-era theme park, programmers are building a decentralized internet for Armenia.


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:08:00 GMT
Who is Armenia's Eurovision 2019 entry Srbuk? - Radio Times
Who is Armenia's Eurovision 2019 entry Srbuk?  Radio Times

Armenia arrived on the Eurovision scene in 2006 and although they have never won the Song Contest, they have finished in the top ten seven times and come ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Report on Armenia recommends measures to improve women's rights, protection of disadvantaged or vulnerable groups, and establishing accountability for past human rights violations - Council of Europe
Report on Armenia recommends measures to improve women's rights, protection of disadvantaged or vulnerable groups, and establishing accountability for past human rights violations  Council of Europe

Today the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatovic, published the report of her visit to Armenia carried out in September 2018.


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
UNECE acknowledges Azerbaijan's appeal against Armenia groundless - Armenpress.am
UNECE acknowledges Azerbaijan's appeal against Armenia groundless  Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 7, ARMENPRESS. The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) acknowledged Azerbaijan's 2011 appeal against ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:28:59 GMT
Armenian army equipped with new drones of local production - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
Armenian army equipped with new drones of local production  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

The upgraded aircraft has extensive capabilities for piloting and reconnaissance...


Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenia sends measles vaccine to Georgia to combat outbreak - Armenpress.am
Armenia sends measles vaccine to Georgia to combat outbreak  Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 2, ARMENPRESS. Armenian Healthcare Minister Arsen Torosyan has ordered to provide 30,000 doses of measles vaccinations to ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Belarus suggests launching joint production of lifts in Armenia - Armenpress.am
Belarus suggests launching joint production of lifts in Armenia  Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, JANUARY 31, ARMENPRESS. Belarus is ready to take part in the renewal of Armenia's passenger transport fleet and suggests launching joint ...


Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The arrival of the Armenian crocodile - Eurasianet
The arrival of the Armenian crocodile  Eurasianet

One entrepreneurial Armenian is planning to open a crocodile farm in the country. Not everyone is excited.


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:29:00 GMT
Vigen Chaldranyan quits as Chairman of Armenian National Film Academy - Panorama.am
Vigen Chaldranyan quits as Chairman of Armenian National Film Academy  Panorama.am

Honored Art Worker of Armenia, film director Vigen Chaldranyan quitted as Chairman of Armenian National Film Academy. As the President of the Union of ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Azerbaijani Envoy Says Force May Be Used To End Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict - Caspian News
Azerbaijani Envoy Says Force May Be Used To End Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict  Caspian News

Azerbaijan and Armenia have been holding negotiations to solve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict for more than twenty-five years. However, regular fruitle.


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Armenia Needs A Fair Tax, Not A Flat Tax - Armenian Weekly
Armenia Needs A Fair Tax, Not A Flat Tax  Armenian Weekly

Armenians still feel the euphoria of the Velvet Revolution, but the time for hard work has begun. The restructuring of the tax code is crucial for economic fairness ...


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
AEF Opens 4 Engineering Labs in Armenia and Artsakh - Asbarez Armenian News
AEF Opens 4 Engineering Labs in Armenia and Artsakh  Asbarez Armenian News

The Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) is helping shape Armenia's future by supporting students studying in technical fields. AEF's newest educational ...


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 00:20:00 GMT
ARF Offers Condolences on Louise Manoogian Simone's Passing - Asbarez Armenian News
ARF Offers Condolences on Louise Manoogian Simone's Passing  Asbarez Armenian News

We learned with deep sorrow about the passing of well-known philanthropist and community activist Louise Manoogian Simone.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
EU announces additional financial assistance to Armenia for achievements in democracy, rule of law - Armenpress.am
EU announces additional financial assistance to Armenia for achievements in democracy, rule of law  Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, JANUARY 29, ARMENPRESS. The European Union will provide Armenia additional financial aid for special achievements in democracy and the ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
In Defense of Armenia's Flat Tax Proposal - Armenian Weekly
In Defense of Armenia's Flat Tax Proposal  Armenian Weekly

Last November, E-Draft.am, the Armenian government's official draft-legislation portal, published a proposed legal amendment which would greatly simplify ...


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
ARF Supreme Council of Armenia on Armed Forces Day - Asbarez Armenian News
ARF Supreme Council of Armenia on Armed Forces Day  Asbarez Armenian News

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation Supreme Council of Armenia congratulates the 27th anniversary of establishment of Armenia's Armed Forces.


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:53:00 GMT
Armenia's Public Libraries: While Hundreds Have Closed, Culture Ministry Says It's a Local Government Problem - Hetq Online
Armenia's Public Libraries: While Hundreds Have Closed, Culture Ministry Says It's a Local Government Problem  Hetq Online

Public libraries are shutting their doors at an alarming rate across Armenia. The news was reported by none other than Deputy Minister of Culture Vahe ...


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 15:52:00 GMT
Armenia-Belarus trade turnover rises by 17.3% - Armenpress.am
Armenia-Belarus trade turnover rises by 17.3%  Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 13, ARMENPRESS. Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas and Armenian Ambassador to Belarus Armen Gevondyan discussed ...


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Russia, Georgia agree on forming land trade corridors vital for Armenia - Armenpress.am
Russia, Georgia agree on forming land trade corridors vital for Armenia  Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 4, ARMENPRESS. Moscow and Tbilisi have completed the discussions on launching an alternative land route vital for Armenia.


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:59:00 GMT
One of last survivors of Armenian Genocide dies in Argentina - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
One of last survivors of Armenian Genocide dies in Argentina  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

Lucin Beredjiklian de Khatcherian one of the last survivors of the Armenian Genocide, died on Thursday, February 21, at the age of 106, Prensa Armenia ...


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