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Haigazian University Fundraiser Focuses on Syrian Armenian Students

Haigazian University Fundraiser Focuses on Syrian Armenian Students

An afternoon luncheon fundraiser for displaced Syrian Armenian students at Haigazian University became a reunion of sorts with alumni, philanthropists, clergy, government officials, and friends. They had one goal— to raise much needed scholarship funds for the displaced Syrian Armenian students studying at Haigazian.

July 22nd, 2014

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Nalbandian Warns Minsk Group about Baku

Nalbandian Warns Minsk Group about Baku

On a working visit to Brussels, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian had a meeting with the Minks Group Co-Chairs Igor Popov, James Warlick and Pierre Andrieu and the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk.

July 22nd, 2014

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Karabakh Parliament Calls for Release of Armenian Businessman

Karabakh Parliament Calls for Release of Armenian Businessman

Members of Nagorno-Karabakh’s legislature have called for an immediate release of an Armenian businessman who was arrested in Russia last week on suspicion of having ties with an organized criminal group.

July 22nd, 2014

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Armenia Unveils First Particle Accelerator

Armenia Unveils First Particle Accelerator

A linear particle accelerator, named AREAL, was inaugurated Tuesday at the CANDLE (Center for the Advancement of Natural Discoveries using Light Emission) Synchrotron Research Institute in Yerevan.

July 22nd, 2014

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Armenian Firm to Assemble New High-Speed 3D Printer

Armenian Firm to Assemble New High-Speed 3D Printer

Zecotek Photonics Inc., a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for medical, industrial and scientific markets, on Tuesday announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Zecotek Display Systems Pte. Ltd. has contracted LT-PYRKAL of Yerevan, Armenia, to assemble and test its first compact, high-speed 3D printer.

July 22nd, 2014

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Hamazkayin Forum Continues with Visit to Yerevan State University

Hamazkayin Forum Continues with Visit to Yerevan State University

The third day of Hamazkayin’s 20th annual educational forum, the participants visited Yerevan State University and met with the principal of the university, Aram Simonian.

July 22nd, 2014

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2014 Mesrobian Graduating Class Shows Unparalleled Success

2014 Mesrobian Graduating Class Shows Unparalleled Success

100 percent of the 2014 high school graduating class of Armenian Mesrobian School will be continuing their higher educations at various colleges and universities.

July 21st, 2014

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ARS Western US Convention Elects New Regional Executive

ARS Western US Convention Elects New Regional Executive

The Armenian Relief Society of Western USA, convened its 94th Annual Regional Convention from July 18 to 20 at the Hollywood Armenian Center, hosted by the local ARS “Mayr” Hollywood Chapter.

July 21st, 2014

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Turkey Proposes Free Trade Zone with Eurasian Union

Turkey Proposes Free Trade Zone with Eurasian Union

Turkey has expressed an interest in establishing a free trade zone with the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said after talks with Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci.

July 21st, 2014

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Arrested Businessman’s Spokesman Calls for Stronger Government Support

Arrested Businessman’s Spokesman Calls for Stronger Government Support

A spokesman for Levon Hayrapetian, a top Armenian businessman arrested in Moscow last week, says he is somewhat discontent with the Armenian political and civilian reaction to the “scandalous” incident.

July 21st, 2014

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House Arrest Considered for Armenian Businessman in Moscow

House Arrest Considered for Armenian Businessman in Moscow

A committee of medical experts is looking into the possibility of allowing a top Armenian businessman, who was arrested in Moscow last week, to be confined to his house pending investigation or trial.

July 21st, 2014

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Israeli Minister to Erdogan: ‘What about the Armenian Genocide?’

Israeli Minister to Erdogan: ‘What about the Armenian Genocide?’

Israel’s Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz hit back at Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan after the latter accused Israel of attempting a “systematic genocide” of Palestinian Arabs in Gaza.

July 21st, 2014

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Clerics Attacked at Tbilisi Church

Clerics Attacked at Tbilisi Church

Clerics at the Holy Etchmiadzin Church in the Georgian capital were attacked in what is being called a racially-motivated assault by the Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church of Georgia in an announcement issued immediately after the incident on Saturday.

July 21st, 2014

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We Are Gyumri: The Rebuilding of a Community

We Are Gyumri: The Rebuilding of a Community

The “We Are Gyumri” campaign will kick off their first event on Saturday, August 9, at Noor Restaurant in the Sofia Foyer Hall (260 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91101) with a Cocktail and Hors D’oeuvres event hosted by the AYF Orange County “Ashod Yergat” Chapter from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

July 21st, 2014

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