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‘Brand Armenia’: Promoting Armenia’s Image in the 21st Century

‘Brand Armenia’: Promoting Armenia’s Image in the 21st Century

Any Armenian reading this will either agree or disagree to some extent with the results of the Country Branding Discovery Report, the cornerstone of the Armenian government’s initiative to create a new brand identity for Armenia.

October 1st, 2014

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Hamazkayin Tölölyan Prize Opens for Submissions

Hamazkayin Tölölyan Prize Opens for Submissions

The Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society of the Eastern United States is pleased to solicit submissions for the third annual Minas and Kohar Tölölyan Prize in Contemporary Literature. As with last year, two prizes, one for the Armenian language submissions and one for the English language submissions, will be awarded as the winners of the Minas and Kohar Tölölyan Prize in Contemporary Literature.

October 1st, 2014

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Armenia Elected to Host World Tech Forum in 2019

Armenia Elected to Host World Tech Forum in 2019

Armenia has been selected to host the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT), to be held in 2019, the Deputy Executive Director of Armenia’s Union of Information Technology Enterprises (UITE), Hayk Chobanian, announced on Facebook.

October 1st, 2014

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Ameriabank Attracts $150 Mil. to Finance Small Businesses

Ameriabank Attracts $150 Mil. to Finance Small Businesses

Ameriabank has attracted a total of $150 million from international lending organizations to finance Armenia’s small and medium-sized businesses, the bank’s CEO, Artak Hanesyan, said Wednesday at a conference in Yerevan.

October 1st, 2014

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France Condemns Destruction of Armenian Church by ISIS

France Condemns Destruction of Armenian Church by ISIS

French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Laurent Fabius has issued a statement condemning the destruction of the Holy Martyrs Armenian Church in Der Zor.

October 1st, 2014

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Armenia ‘Must Seek Further Press Freedom’

Armenia ‘Must Seek Further Press Freedom’

An Armenian media expert has warned against comparing the country’s press freedom level with other states, calling instead for stronger and more active efforts toward more progress.

October 1st, 2014

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ANCA Endorses Robert Dold In Key Illinois Congressional Race

ANCA Endorses Robert Dold In Key Illinois Congressional Race

With the 2014 Congressional elections less than 40 days away, the Armenian National Committee of America has endorsed longtime Armenian American issues supporter Robert Dold in his bid to reclaim his seat in Illinois’ 10th Congressional District.

October 1st, 2014

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Armenian Genocide Memorial Unveiled in Romania

Armenian Genocide Memorial Unveiled in Romania

Hai Tahd advocates from around the world joined with Romanian Armenian community leaders, AGBU representatives, and local public officials for the unveiling of the Armenian Genocide Memorial Khachkar in Pitesti, Romania, the Armenian National Committee of Romania informs.

October 1st, 2014

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Russian Human Rights Official to Monitor Levon Hayrapetian’s Case

Russian Human Rights Official to Monitor Levon Hayrapetian’s Case

The court case of Armenian businessman and philanthropist Levon Hayrapetian is under watch by Russia’s human rights ombudswoman Ella Pamfilova, the Russian ombudswoman’s office told a representative of Armenia’s ombudsman.

October 1st, 2014

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AEF Supporters Raise $140,000 for New School in Armenia

AEF Supporters Raise $140,000 for New School in Armenia

The Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) held its Donor Appreciation Dinner on September 7 at the home of Armen and Silva Golnazarians. This year, the funds raised will be used to construct a new school in Arevadasht Village in the Armavir Region of Armenia. Arevadasht is near the Turkish border and is located a few kilometers from Sardarabad.

September 30th, 2014

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‘A Middle East With No Minorities?’

‘A Middle East With No Minorities?’

“Minorities, and others, don’t need protection in the Middle East. Instead, we need a Middle East where human life is respected, without the complex calculations of alliances and interests taking precedence. Otherwise, after the protection ends, what comes next?” asked Dr. Paul Haidostian, president of Beirut’s Haigazian University, in a talk sponsored by the USC Institute of Armenian Studies, on Monday.

September 30th, 2014

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Turkish Intellectuals Condemn Anti-Armenian Textbooks

Turkish Intellectuals Condemn Anti-Armenian Textbooks

A group of academics, journalists, artists and intellectuals have released a statement condemning in the harshest terms what they define as expressions that include “open hatred and hostility” towards Armenians in Turkish schoolbooks, which were recently exposed by the newspapers Agos and Taraf.

September 30th, 2014

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‘No Deadline’ on Recall of Armenia-Turkey Protocols

‘No Deadline’ on Recall of Armenia-Turkey Protocols

Senior Armenian officials declined to clarify on Monday when President Serzh Sarkisian could act on his renewed threats to effectively invalidate Armenia’s 2009 normalization agreements with Turkey.

September 30th, 2014

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Sarkisian Thanks Greece for Criminalizing Genocide Denial

Sarkisian Thanks Greece for Criminalizing Genocide Denial

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian met with visiting Greek President Karolos Populias on Tuesday in Yerevan.

September 30th, 2014

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