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1 hr ago | Armenian Liberty

Yerevan Reacts To Azeri-Turkish-Georgian Defense Talks

Azerbaijan - Defense Ministers Irakli Alasania of Georgia, Zakir Hasanov of Azerbaijan and Ismet Yilmaz of Turkey address the press after talks in Nakhichevan, 19Aug2014.

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1 hr ago | Armenian Liberty

U.S. Envoy Meets Armenian Yazidis

Armenia -- Armenian Yazidi children hold posters during a protest action in front of the Prime Minister's Office, Yerevan, 14 August 2014 John Heffern, the U.S. ambassador in Yerevan, met with leaders of Armenia's Yazidi community on Wednesday to discuss the plight of their displaced co-ethnics in Iraq.

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2 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

Tenders for supplying foods to kindergartens in Armenia should be transparent - expert

YEREVAN, August 20. /ARKA/. The Informed and Protected Consumer nongovernmental organization proposed the Armenian government to reconsider the procedure of conducting tenders for distributing foods among the country's kindergartens and make it more transparent, Babken Pipoyan, the head of the organization, said Wednesday at a news conference.

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6 hrs ago | Today.Az

Yerevan's mismanagement putting Lake Sevan in danger

By AzerNews Armenian government's indifferent attitude towards environmental problems is jeopardizing the ecological system not only of the country but also the whole region.

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8 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

NKR Defense Army Commander: Baku blackmailing OSCE Minsk Group

Azerbaijan's latest sabotage attacks on the Line of Contact once again showed how furiously Baku seeks to seize the NKR and take control of its entire territory, NKR Defense Army Commander Movses Hakobyan told reporters, Wednesday.

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9 hrs ago | Groong

Sensational Post By U.S. Embassy Yerevan

SENSATIONAL POST BY U.S. EMBASSY YEREVAN Lragir.am Politics - 20 August 2014, 12:08 The U.S. embassy posted the following message on its Facebook page: "This weekend, a plane load of medical supplies from the United Armenian Fund was presented to the Republic of Armenia utilizing the Kansas Air National Guard KC-135 as a Humanitarian Assistance ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | Groong

Zhoghovurd: Yerevan TV To Be Renamed Third Armenian TV Channel

ZHOGHOVURD: YEREVAN TV TO BE RENAMED THIRD ARMENIAN TV CHANNEL 11:03 20/08/2014 " DAILY PRESS Orinats Yerkir Party leader Arthur Baghdasaryan has moved Yerevan TV to the head office of the party.

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11 hrs ago | Groong

Kids From Armenian Border Village To Spend Their Vacation At South Caucasus Railway's Summer Camp

KIDS FROM ARMENIAN BORDER VILLAGE TO SPEND THEIR VACATION AT SOUTH CAUCASUS RAILWAY'S SUMMER CAMP YEREVAN, August 19. /ARKA/.

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11 hrs ago | Groong

Fuel Stocks On Fire In Abovyan Of Armenia

FUEL STOCKS ON FIRE IN ABOVYAN OF ARMENIA YEREVAN, August 19. /ARKA/. The fuel stocks in Abovyan of Kotayk region, Armenia, is on fire, the website of Armenia's ministry of emergencies reported.

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11 hrs ago | Groong

Armenia PM Rejects Yerevan Mayor

ARMENIA PM REJECTS YEREVAN MAYOR 08:52, 15.08.2014 YEREVAN. - The disagreements between Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan and capital city Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan are already apparent, Zhoghovurd daily reported.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Arka News Agency

Armenia's minister of agriculture sets up a group for expansion of rural exports to Russia

YEREVAN, August 19. /ARKA/. Armenia's minister of agriculture Sergo Karapetyan has set up a working group to deal with development of trade ties with the Russian Federation, to expand rural exports to Russia and to coordinate supplies, the press office of the ministry reported.

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Groong

Irresistible Cupcakes Prove A Winner For Syrian Bakers In Armenia

IRRESISTIBLE CUPCAKES PROVE A WINNER FOR SYRIAN BAKERS IN ARMENIA Thomson Reuters Foundation Aug 18 2014 Source: UNHCR - Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:35 GMT Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

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Horizon

Can Israel recognize The Armenian Genocide?

Presidential officials of Israel and Armenia are having intensive negotiations on recognition of the Armenian genocide in Turkey in 1915.

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Arka News Agency

Russian premier may visit Armenia in September

YEREVAN, August 19./ARKA/. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is expected to visit Armenia in early September, Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan said Monday as met with participants of the youth jamboree Baze-2014 in Tsakhkadzor .

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Arka News Agency

VTB Bank (Armenia) extends working hours in some branch offices

YEREVAN, August 19. /ARKA/. Bearing in mind the growing demand from its clients, VTB Bank has tentatively extended working hours of some branch offices from August 19 to the end of September, the bank's press office reported.

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Arka News Agency

US calls on Baku to investigate Armenian captive villager's death in Azerbaijani custody

YEREVAN, August 19. /ARKA/. The US urge the Azerbaijani authorities to thoroughly investigate into the circumstances surrounding the death of Armenian resident Karen Petrosyan in Azerbaijani custody, said the statement of US Department of State official representative.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Groong

Microbus En Route From Yerevan To Volgograd Crashes In Russia

MICROBUS EN ROUTE FROM YEREVAN TO VOLGOGRAD CRASHES IN RUSSIA Monday, August 18 A microbus heading for Volgograd, Russia from Yerevan overturned near the city of Budyonovsk in still unclear circumstances on Sunday.

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Armenian Liberty

Armenia Pledges More Aid To Iraqi Yazidis

Iraq -- Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, rest as a man stands amongst garbage at the Iraqi-Syrian border crossing in Fishkhabour, Dohuk province, August 13, 2014 President Serzh Sarkisian has added his voice to concerns about the plight of Iraq's Yazidi community targeted by Islamist ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Groong

Caucasian deal: oil against Nagorno-Karabakh?

On the night of August 1, a shootout was five dead on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border twelve Azerbaijanis and three Armenian soldiers.

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Groong

Promised $50K Humanitarian Aid to Iraq Yezidis

As to whether the Armenian government has transferred the US$ 50,000 it recently promised in humanitarian aid to the Yezidi community in Iraq, Amiryan said that the money hasn't been sent.

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