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Armenia Picks Representative for Eurovision 2010, Turks React

On Feb. 14, ARMTV, Armenia’s public television company, held the country’s national final to select the winner(s) that will represent Armenia at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo, Norway from May 25-29. The event took place in the National Opera Theatre in Yerevan and was broadcast live. Nine contestants vied for the position. The winner was determined by a panel of jurists and SMS text voting. The Grant Thornton Amyot Audit Organization monitored the votes on behalf of Armenian public television and InterMob CJSC.

A New Military Coup in Turkey Could Derail Protocols, Says Expert

There is an internal war being waged within Turkey between its secular military and Islamist rooted government and that conflict may prompt another military coup in the country, a leading Armenian expert on Turkey said Tuesday, adding that the increased tension may bring an end to the Western-backed Turkey-Armenia normalization process, Armenian Public Radio reported.

Study Sheds Light On Armenian Migrants In Turkey

They are a thorn in the side of Armenia’s government and the favorite target of Turkish politicians furious with Armenian genocide bills put before foreign parliaments. Hidden away from the public eye, the thousands of Armenian nationals believed to be illegally working in Turkey form the most low-key and obscure Armenian migrant community abroad.

ATP’s Environmental Education Program Creating a New Generation of Informed and Responsible Citizens

The Armenia Tree Project (ATP) recently announced the addition of Alla Berberyan to its team of program managers in Yerevan. Alla has a degree in Linguistics and Literature from Yerevan State University and a master’s in Political Science and International Affairs from American University of Armenia. She has completed a certificate program in Environmental Sciences and Conservation at AUA, and has attended a number of international trainings and conferences on sustainable development and environmental sciences. The following is an excerpt of an interview that was published in ATP’s latest annual report.