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Davutoglu Appoints Foreign Minister with Proven Anti-Armenian Track Record

Davutoglu Appoints Foreign Minister with Proven Anti-Armenian Track Record

Turkey’s newly appointed Prime Minister and former foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced a new cabinet on Thursday, which appears to be largely unchanged and strictly loyal to Tecep Tayyip Erdogan, the country’s decade-long leader recently voted to become President.

August 29th, 2014

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Artsakh is Armenian, Says UK Member of Parliament Steven Pound

Artsakh is Armenian, Says UK Member of Parliament Steven Pound

Armenia’s Panorama.am news agency interviewed Member of the UK Parliament Stephen Pound recently, discussing the latest developments in the region regarding the Nagorno Karabakh conflict and the recent escalation of violence there spurred by aggressive attacks from Azerbaijani forces at the border.

August 29th, 2014

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CSTO ‘Ready’ for Peacekeeping in Ukraine If Members Decide

CSTO ‘Ready’ for Peacekeeping in Ukraine If Members Decide

Peacekeeping forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) are prepared for any operations outside its territories, including in Ukraine, but a decision for a peacekeeping mission would depend on the organization’s members, CSTO Secretary General Nikolai Bordyuzha said Friday.

August 29th, 2014

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Armenian Captive Hakob Injighulyan Sent to Third Country

Armenian Captive Hakob Injighulyan Sent to Third Country

Armenian soldier Hakob Injighulyan, who has been in Azerbaijani captivity since August 2013, has been handed over to a third country on, Tert.am reported Thursday, quoting Injighulyan’s brother Harutyun.

August 29th, 2014

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ANCA-WR Announces 2014-16 Board Of Directors

ANCA-WR Announces 2014-16 Board Of Directors

Earlier this week, the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region announced the appointment of its Board of Directors and Advisory Board for the 2014-2016 term.

August 29th, 2014

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Break the Cycle of Poverty: Armenia Fund to Host Special Telethon Sept. 7

Break the Cycle of Poverty: Armenia Fund to Host Special Telethon Sept. 7

More than twenty years after the devastating Spitak Earthquake, many families remain in shantytowns all over Gyumri.

August 29th, 2014

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Dr. Tamar Kataroyan Appointed School Principal in Monrovia, Calif.

Dr. Tamar Kataroyan Appointed School Principal in Monrovia, Calif.

On June 25, the Monrovia Unified School District Board of Education appointed Dr. Tamar Kataroyan as the new principal of Mayflower Elementary School in Monrovia, Calif.

August 29th, 2014

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Opposition Criticizes Armenian Attendence at Erdogan’s Inauguration

Opposition Criticizes Armenian Attendence at Erdogan’s Inauguration

Armenia’s main political parties at odds with President Serzh Sarkisian on Thursday criticized him for sending a high-level Armenian delegation to the inauguration of Turkey’s new President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

August 28th, 2014

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Karabakh, Armenia Hail California Senate Recognition of Artsakh

Karabakh, Armenia Hail California Senate Recognition of Artsakh

Armenian and Artsakh officials on Thursday hailed news of Wednesday’s historic vote by the California State Senate recognizing Artsakh as an independent republic.

August 28th, 2014

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What’s Next for the ‘Hidden Armenians’ of Dikranagerd?

What’s Next for the ‘Hidden Armenians’ of Dikranagerd?

The historic first trip to Armenia of Diyarbakir’s “hidden Armenians” is coming to an end and it is time for us to assess its impact, consequences, and next steps.

August 28th, 2014

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Government Mulls Economic Incentives for Border Villagers

Government Mulls Economic Incentives for Border Villagers

Rafik Grigoryan, the governor of the eastern region of Gegharkunik, Armenia, says he strongly supports legal measures proposed by the Armenian government to offer citizens living in the dangerous borderlands near Azerbaijan economic privileges, such as subsidized or free-of-charge electricity.

August 28th, 2014

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Spokesman for Karen Demirchian Complex Decries Gov’t Takeover

Spokesman for Karen Demirchian Complex Decries Gov’t Takeover

Koryun Grigoryan, a press officer for Armenia’s largest sports and concert arena in Yerevan, the Karen Demirchian Complex, condemned the government’s decision to renationalize the facility in payment for its owner’s debts to the government totaling about $25 million, saying the real cost of the facility is $120 million.

August 28th, 2014

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Yerevan to Host Jewelry Trade Show

Yerevan to Host Jewelry Trade Show

The Armenian Jewelers Association (AJA) has invested over $10 million in organizing a jewelry exhibition in Yerevan, deputy minister of economy Tigran Harutyunyan said on Thursday.

August 28th, 2014

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VivaCell and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia Continue Partnership

VivaCell and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia Continue Partnership

A long-waited housewarming was celebrated in the village of Yervandashat. The second family is also close to the realization of its dream.

August 28th, 2014

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