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  1. Armenian Parties Remain Divided On Constitutional ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    Armenia - Opposition leader Raffi Hovannisian opens a meeting of top representatives of Armenia's leading political parties on constitutional reform planned by President Serzh Sarkisian, Yerevan, 16Sep2014. Armenia's leading pro-government and opposition parties stuck to their conflicting positions on far-reaching constitutional changes sought by President Serzh Sarkisian at a roundtable discussion of their top representatives held in Yerevan on Tuesday.

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  2. Defense Chief Rules Out Army Involvement In PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    The Armenian military will not step in to help the government quell possible opposition protests threatening President Serzh Sarkisian's hold on power, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian said on Tuesday. "The army has not intervened in internal political developments [in the past,]" he told reporters.

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  3. Jailed War Veteran Loses AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    Armenia's Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a controversial six-year prison sentence given to a retired army colonel who was arrested last year after organizing anti-government protests by fellow veterans of the war in Nagorno-Karabakh. A district court in Yerevan convicted Volodya Avetisian in July of having "embezzled" $2,000 from another man through a false promise to have his grandson exempted from compulsory military service.

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  4. U.S., Russia 'Still Cooperating' On KarabakhRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    Armenia - James Warlick of the United States, Russia's Igor Popov and France's Jacques Faure, the three co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, at a meeting with Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian in Yerevan, 4Feb2014. The United States and Russia continue to work together in trying to broker a solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict despite their disagreements on other international problems, a senior U.S. diplomat insisted on Tuesday.

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  5. Edward Nalbandyan received James WarlickRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

    Minister Nalbandyan and Ambassador Warlick discussed the issues discussed at the meeting between Armenian and Azerbaijani Presidents on September 4 in Newport.

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  6. U.S., Russia unanimous over Nagorno-Karabakh issue, U.S. co-chair saysRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Trend

    Despite the discords between the U.S. and Russia, these countries are unanimous over the peaceful settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the U.S. co-chair of OSCE Minsk Group, James Warlick said in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia on Sept.16. "We actively collaborate with Russia and Russian co-chair of OSCE Minsk Group and try to find the path leading to peace," the U.S. co-chair said, Armenian Mediamax news agency reported.

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  7. Time to take Nagorno-Karabakh talks to another levelRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Trend

    The time has come to move the negotiations on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to another level, OSCE Minsk Group U.S. Co-chair James Warlick said at a press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Armenia, tert.am news agency reported Sept. 16. Warlick said he will meet in Yerevan with the Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian.

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  8. Sergey and Nikolay Sarkisov with total wealth of $ 2.7 billion are...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, September 16. / ARKA /. Owners of RESO holding company ethnic Armenian brothers Sergey and Nikolay Sarkisov are the fourth richest family in Russia with a total fortune of $ 2.7 billion, according to Russian Forbes.

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  9. Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents to meet in Paris in October over KarabakhRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    ... of the upcoming meeting, and discussed a set of issues raised at the previous meeting of the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan, which took place on September 4 at Newport (Wales) at the initiative of U.S. secretary of state John Kerry", the ...

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  10. VivaCell-MTS to sponsor Aram Khachaturian Int'l Fest online broadcastRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The 2nd Aram Khachaturian International Festival and an unprecedented innovative project of the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia were presented during a joint press conference hosted by SYOA Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Sergey Smbatyan and VivaCell-MTS General Manager Ralph Yirikian. The Festival will be held with the support of the Ministry of Culture., with the grand opening scheduled for September 16, 7 p.m. at Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall.

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  11. EEU will be a formal rather than a real trading bloc, Sergey MinasyanRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    ... Sergey Minasyan, a senior political analyst of the Caucasus Institute said today. According to earlier reports, Armenia's formal membership in the union of Russian, Kazakhstan and Belarus is to be sealed on October 10 when the leaders of these three ...

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  12. Armenian capital to host 16th fair of Iranian goodsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, September 16. / ARKA /. The sixteenth exhibition of Iranian goods will open on September 18 at Yerevan Expo exhibition hall, said today Levon Aharonyan, the chairman of Iran-Armenia friendship union and head of the Armenian School Foundation in Tehran.

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  13. Seyran Ohanyan: The countersabotage systems set at the borders of Armenia and KarabakhRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

    The countersabotage systems have been set at the borders of Armenia and Karabakh, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan said at today's meeting with students and teachers of Yerevan State University. He said this is serious obstacle for the sabotage groups of the adversary.

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  14. Sabotage-preventing systems set up at frontlines: Defense MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan announced creation of a defense system to curb the enemy's sabotage attempts at a Tuesday, Sept 16 meeting with students and professors of the Yerevan State University. "Both in Artsakh and Armenia, we set up sabotage-preventing defense systems.

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  15. 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1' 1st trailer lands onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    ... another Mockingjay. Hejinian was born in Aleppo to parents who survived the genocide. At the age of 19, he went to Armenia to study art. Artur Babajanyan received his training at the Armenian National Ballet School of Yerevan and at the Tanz Academy ...

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  16. Jason Schwartzman, Elisabeth Moss in "Listen Up Philip" dark comedy trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    ... wrote and directed. Hejinian was born in Aleppo to parents who survived the genocide. At the age of 19, he went to Armenia to study art. Artur Babajanyan received his training at the Armenian National Ballet School of Yerevan and at the Tanz Academy ...

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  17. Armenia second in CSO Sustainability Index for Central and Eastern Europe and EurasiaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, September 16. /ARKA/. Armenia comes second, with 3.9 points, in the Civil Society organizations Sustainability Index for Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

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  18. U.S. Minsk Group co-chair arrives in Yerevan to discuss Karabakh peace processRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, September 16, /ARKA/. The U.S. co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, set up to help Armenia and Azerbaijan to forge out a peace settlement for the Karabakh conflict, arrived in Armenia on September 15 as part of his visit to the South Caucasus region.

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  19. Karabakh authorities' voices should be heard: Osce MG U.S. Co-ChairRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    ... the process forward, the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office said earlier. During his visit to Armenia in June, OSCE CiO Didier Burkhalter stressed that Switzerland supports the OSCE Minsk Group efforts aimed at the peaceful ...

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  20. AGMI To Host The 12th Conference Of International Association Of Genocide ScholarsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Groong

    AGMI TO HOST THE 12TH CONFERENCE OF INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GENOCIDE SCHOLARS 13:48 16.09.2014 The International Association of Genocide Scholars will hold its twelfth meeting in Yerevan on 8-12 July 2015, hosted by the Armenian Genocide Museum & Institute. Director of the AGMI Hayk Demoyan will serve as Local Conference Chair.

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