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Sarkisian Welcomes Israeli Scholar’s Visit to Artsakh

Sarkisian Welcomes Israeli Scholar’s Visit to Artsakh

Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian met at the weekend with Israeli historian and genocide expert Yair Auron, who was accompanied by writer and publicist Zory Balayan.

March 2nd, 2015

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Armenia Warns Azerbaijan over Artsakh Escalation

Armenia Warns Azerbaijan over Artsakh Escalation

Armenia warned Azerbaijan of “severe consequences” on Monday after two Armenian soldiers were killed in Nagorno-Karabakh in what appears to be a renewed upsurge in fighting in the conflict zone.

March 2nd, 2015

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Rebuilding from the Rubble of Sumgait

Rebuilding from the Rubble of Sumgait

On February 27, 1988, Armenians living in the city of Sumgait were subject to a brutal pogrom by rampaging mobs. These massacres spilled into the towns of Baku and Kirovobad, as well.

February 27th, 2015

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Armenia Slams Israeli Foreign Minister over Presence at Khojaly Event

Armenia Slams Israeli Foreign Minister over Presence at Khojaly Event

Armenian officials on Friday expressed their anger and deemed it inappropriate that Israel’s Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman attended an event organized by Azerbaijan regarding what Baku calls the “Khojaly genocide.”

February 27th, 2015

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Armenia Ready to Receive Assyrian Refugees

Armenia Ready to Receive Assyrian Refugees

The Armenian authorities on Friday immediately responded to calls by the Assyrian community to host Assyrian refugees who have been displaced from their native lands in Syria at the hands of the Islamic State.

February 27th, 2015

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Artsakh Court of Appeals Takes Up Azeri Commandos’ Case

Artsakh Court of Appeals Takes Up Azeri Commandos’ Case

A hearing for the case of Azerbaijani nationals Dilham Askerov and Shahbaz Guliyev was held at the Artsakh Court of Appeals in Stepanakert on Thursday.

February 26th, 2015

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Zangi Founder Wants to Ring Out Skype

Zangi Founder Wants to Ring Out Skype

At the Innovate Armenia event hosted by the USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies on Feb. 21, a team of software engineers from Armenia, headed by Varham Martirosian, presented a mobile phone application that wowed the audience.

February 26th, 2015

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Armenian IT Firms to Showcase Products in Germany

Armenian IT Firms to Showcase Products in Germany

Several Armenian IT companies will showcase their products at CeBIT 2015, the largest technology exhibition in Europe set for March 16 to 20 in Hanover, Germany, the Union of Information Technology Enterprises (UITE) of Armenia reports.

February 26th, 2015

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Dilijan College Receives Environmental Certification

Dilijan College Receives Environmental Certification

The UWC Dilijan College is the first building in Armenia to receive certification from the Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM).

February 26th, 2015

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Nalbandian Rebuffs Calls for Release of Azeri Commandos

Nalbandian Rebuffs Calls for Release of Azeri Commandos

Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian has dismissed reports that the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs have called for the return of two Azeri commandos jailed in Artsakh.

February 25th, 2015

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EU ‘Remains Committed’ to Ties with Armenia

EU ‘Remains Committed’ to Ties with Armenia

“Despite Armenia’s decision in September 2013 not to sign the Association Agreement and DCFTA with the EU but rather to join the Eurasian Economic Union, the EU remains committed to further engagement with Armenia, and to strengthening bilateral cooperation within the Eastern Partnership, in all areas compatible with Armenia’s more recent policy choices,” the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia Traian Hristea said Wednesday at a conference titled, “EU-Armenia Cooperation: Perspective in the Actual Political Environment.”

February 25th, 2015

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‘Digging into the Future – Armenia’ to Premiere on PBS

‘Digging into the Future – Armenia’ to Premiere on PBS

“Digging into the Future – Armenia” will premiere on select PBS stations in April as part of the commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

February 24th, 2015

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Authorities Show Proof of Permyakov Handover Request

Authorities Show Proof of Permyakov Handover Request

Armenian authorities have presented a photocopy of an official document sent from Russia acknowledging the receipt of Yerevan’s formal request for the transfer to Armenian custody of a Russian soldier accused of killing seven members of a single family in Armenia last month.

February 24th, 2015

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Top Lawmaker Accuses Baku over Khojaly Propaganda

Top Lawmaker Accuses Baku over Khojaly Propaganda

Speaking in parliament on Tuesday, the Chairman of the Armenian National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Artak Zakaryan referred to Azerbaijani claims about the events in Khojaly during the Artsakh War as “propaganda.”

February 24th, 2015

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