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Share on Facebook Read Article Fri, 17 May 2013 20:10:59 +0000 Save the Date for the 3rd Annual “Bridge to the Future” Gala in San Diego SAN DIEGO -The 3rd Annual “Bridge to the Future” Gala Dinner & Dance will be held on October 26, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine. This year’s theme is “An Evening in Paris,” and the event promises to be a soirée to... Read Article Fri, 17 May 2013 00:06:30 +0000 BREAKING NEWS: Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Act Introduced In Congress Reps. Grimm, Schiff, Valadao and Pallone Introduce Legislation During Prime Minister Erdogan’s White House Meetings New Measure Calls for a Just and Comprehensive International Resolution of this Crime against Humanity WASHINGTON—As Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Erdogan continues his official U.S. state visit, a bipartisan group... Read Article Thu, 16 May 2013 19:16:02 +0000 Columbus Alive included System of a Down and Black Sabbath in its dream lineup of Rock on the Range ARMENPRESS: Columbus Alive, weekly alternative newspaper based in the capital city of Ohio, presented its dream lineup that fits right in Rock on the Range’s musical range, reports Armenpress. Rock bands such as System of a Down and Black Sabbath are included in the dream... Read Article Thu, 16 May 2013 19:07:36 +0000 Ex-wife says billionaire Kirk Kerkorian “being held hostage” PanARMENIAN.Net – Legendary Las Vegas hotelier Kirk Kerkorian’s ex-wife says that he’s being held hostage by managers of his holding company, Tracinda Corp, Business Insider reported citing TMZ. In Court documents, Lisa Kerkorian says that Kirk hasn’t been seen in public since June 2012 —... Read Article Wed, 15 May 2013 22:13:24 +0000 Armenia to have new air traffic control regulations The Armenian Government-Affiliated General Department of Civil Aviation signed a working agreement with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Pursuant to this document, the EASA regulations on security control and air navigation service will be installed in Armenia. In line with these regulations, when granting... Read Article Wed, 15 May 2013 22:05:09 +0000 Vanes Martirosyan signs deal with new manager American-Armenian junior middleweight contender Vanes Martirosyan has signed a contract with famous manager Cameron Dunkin who is managing Timothy Bradley, Nonito Donaire, Brandson Rios and others, Boxingscenereported. Vanes Martirosyan ended his last bout against Cuban Erislandy Lara in a draw. The bout took place last November.... Read Article Wed, 15 May 2013 21:53:55 +0000 Armenia to open consulate in Lyon, France Armenia will find a consulate general in Lyon, France. The matter of approving the President of Armenia’s respective draft decree is included in the agenda of Thursday’s session of the Government of Armenia. To note, with a population of approximately 500,000, the Armenian community of France is one of... Read Article Wed, 15 May 2013 21:48:16 +0000 Rome university to build children’s hospital in Armenia Armenia’s Minister of Health, Derenik Dumanyan, received a delegation, led by Rector Renato Lauro of Tor Vergata University of Rome, which is in the country on a charitable mission. “I am happy that you are in Armenia on the extremely important mission of creating a... Read Article Wed, 15 May 2013 21:42:25 +0000 Vic Darchinyan wins Former two-division world champion, Armenian boxer Vic Darchinyan (39-5-1, 27 KOs), got into the ring for a ten-round super bantamweight main event on Saturday in Laredo, Texas, USA. Darchinyan’s opponent was Mexico’s Francisco Javier Gallo (18-7-1, 10 KOs). The 37-year-old Armenian boxer won the bout... Read Article