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Baku to Buy Combat Aircraft from Russia

Baku to Buy Combat Aircraft from Russia

A Russian aircraft manufacturer has confirmed that Baku is planning to purchase an unknown number of Yak-130 combat aircraft, further increasing Russia’s sale of military hardware to Azerbaijan.

July 30th, 2014

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Sarkisian Mulls Parliamentary Republic

Sarkisian Mulls Parliamentary Republic

President Serzh Sarkisian wants to curtail sweeping constitutional powers enjoyed by him but has yet to decide whether Armenia must be transformed into a parliamentary republic, one of his political allies said on Tuesday.

July 30th, 2014

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After Azeri Attack, Red Cross Suspends Support in Chinari

After Azeri Attack, Red Cross Suspends Support in Chinari

The delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Armenia says it regrets that it has had to suspend its work in support of civilians harvesting fields in Chinari village, Tavush Region, as a result of shooting from Azerbaijani units from across the border that occurred on 26 July.

July 30th, 2014

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Hayrapetian Faints in Detention Cell

Hayrapetian Faints in Detention Cell

Armenian businessman and philanthropist Levon Hayrapetyan, who was arrested in Moscow earlier this month, fainted in his detention cell on Wednesday morning, Artsakh Today reported. He was later revived.

July 30th, 2014

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For Investors, ‘Artsakh Is Where Europe Begins’

For Investors, ‘Artsakh Is Where Europe Begins’

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Artsakh Republic is working hard at promoting the international recognition of the country’s independence, peaceful settlement of the conflict between Azerbaijan and Nagorno Karabakh, attracting foreign investments to the Artsakh economy, as well as strengthening of Artsakh-Armenia-Diaspora cooperation.

July 30th, 2014

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New Sanctions on Russia ‘Will Not Affect’ VTB Bank Armenia

New Sanctions on Russia ‘Will Not Affect’ VTB Bank Armenia

VTB Bank (Armenia), a subsidiary of Russia’s second largest bank, VTB, said on Monday that the new Western sanctions targeting major sectors of the Russian economy, including VTB Bank, will have no impact on its customers.

July 30th, 2014

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Fatih Akin Receives Award for Genocide Film

Fatih Akin Receives Award for Genocide Film

This year Filmfest Hamburg honored Hamburg-based film director Fatih Akin with the Douglas Sirk Award, according to the festival’s website.

July 30th, 2014

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Forever Thankful

Forever Thankful

So, the first session of our AYF Youth Corps camp ended and our group left Gyumri.

July 30th, 2014

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Technical Problems Stalling Visa Processing for US Embassy in Armenia

Technical Problems Stalling Visa Processing for US Embassy in Armenia

The US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with computer systems essential to visa processing, the US Embassy in Armenia says.

July 30th, 2014

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ANCA’s Hamparian Decries Obama’s Choice for Turkey Ambassador

ANCA’s Hamparian Decries Obama’s Choice for Turkey Ambassador

ANCA Executive Director Aram Hamparian issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s nomination of John Bass for U.S. Ambassador to Turkey.

July 29th, 2014

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Community Gathers to Honor Lisbon 5

Community Gathers to Honor Lisbon 5

Community members on Sunday gathered at churches across the Western United States for special prayers and sermons to honor the memory of the Lisbon 5, who 31 years ago sacrificed their lives for the advancement of the Armenian Cause.

July 29th, 2014

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Armenian, Karabakh Defense Ministers Tour Frontline

Armenian, Karabakh Defense Ministers Tour Frontline

rmenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian traveled to Artsakh on Sunday to visit the Republic’s military units as part of the military cooperation between the two Armenian states.

July 29th, 2014

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Erdogan ‘Glad’ to Return Jewish American Award

Erdogan ‘Glad’ to Return Jewish American Award

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says he will gladly return an award given to him by a Jewish-American association a decade ago in a letter released by his office, which also called on the US group to condemn Israel’s government policies in Gaza.

July 29th, 2014

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Knowledge-Based Economy ‘Key to Armenia’s Future’

Knowledge-Based Economy ‘Key to Armenia’s Future’

Armenia’s future lies in a knowledge-based economy, said U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John Heffern.

July 29th, 2014

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