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  1. World-Known Pianist Evgeny Kissin is to Perform in YerevanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

    ... by Beethoven, Chopin, Prokofiev and Liszt are to be performed. Kissin has been actively engaged in charity works for Armenia for many years. After the 1988 earthquake in Spitak the musician has repeatedly appropriated money for the needy families in ...

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  2. Press ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    "Zhamanak" believes that the shock murder of a prominent Russian opposition politician, Boris Nemtsov, may have "alarming" implications for Armenia as well. "First of all, Russia has a huge influence on Armenia and whatever happens in that country affects Armenia in one way or another," explains the paper.

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  3. Oppositionist Aims For Pro-Western BlocRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    A prominent Armenian opposition politician said on Tuesday that he will help to set up a new electoral alliance that will strive for Armenia's withdrawal from the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union and closer ties with the West. Aram Sarkisian said that his Hanrapetutyun party and other extraparliamentary opposition groups will join forces to win over Armenians opposing membership in the EEU and supporting an Association Agreement with the European Union.

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  4. Serzh Sargsyan visited State College of ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

    ... ta and works of the former and current artists who have lectured at the college both during the Soviet era and since Armenia's independence.

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  5. "Frankly speaking we expected more": former BHK memberRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

    Prosperous Armenia Party lawmaker Vahagn Makhsudyan considers it to be normal that some BHK members have left the party: Several days before news websites informed that Mr. Urikhanyan stopped his responsibilities as BHK press secretary. The latter rejects the news: BHK member Rustam Gasparyan, who, according to the unofficial information, has already left the party, is disappointed about the political developments.

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  6. State agency: 26 Armenian companies have permission for exporting fish to RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, March 3. /ARKA/. Twenty six Armenian companies have permission for exporting fish and fish products to Russia, but exports of six of them are temporarily banned because of some irregularities, Armenia's State Food Safety Service reports.

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  7. EPP's resolution is a serious blow to Turkish denialist policy-...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, March 3. / ARKA /. The deputy chairman of the governing Republican Party of Armenia Armen Ashotyan commended today the European People's Party for adopting a resolution reaffirming its recognition and condemnation of the Armenian Genocide.

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  8. Ex Minister Vardan Ayvazyan's Surprising Comments To Chinese Company's Future PlansRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Groong

    EX MINISTER VARDAN AYVAZYAN'S SURPRISING COMMENTS TO CHINESE COMPANY'S FUTURE PLANS 17:09 March 02, 2015 EcoLur Ex Nature Protection Minister Vardan Ayvazyan urges that Chinese "Fortune Oil" Company hasn't refused from the iron mines in Armenia, the assets of which it purchased in 2011 through the shares of "Nagin" Company owned by the Ex Minister. During "R-Evolution" program on 01.03.2015 I his interview with presenter Satik Seyranyan Vardan Ayvazyan particularly said, S.S.: Whether an investor was found for the iron mines, where you own shares, as the Chinese company had refused from them.

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  9. Etihad Airways Recognises Partners At Travel Trade Awards CeremonyRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Groong

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has recognised its leading travel trade partners in Armenia at a special awards ceremony organised recently in Yerevan. At a ceremony attended by over 40 members of the Armenian travel trade, the airline presented 'Gold Awards' to Levon Travel, United Travel, Geographic Travel Club, Globe Travel and Aeroex.

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  10. All Science And Engineering Achievements Should Be Used In Struggle...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Groong

    TERTERYAN YEREVAN, March 3. /ARKA/. All science and engineering achievements should be used in struggle against disasters in Armenia, Vache Terteryan, first deputy territorial administration and emergency minister, said Tuesday at the opening of an inter-university student scientific conference focused on protection of the population and civil defense in crisis situations.

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  11. Atovmyan: It Is No Use Creating Anti-Corruption Councils In ArmeniaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Groong

    ATOVMYAN: IT IS NO USE CREATING ANTI-CORRUPTION COUNCILS IN ARMENIA "It is no use creating ant-corruption institutions in Armenia. Experience shows that they do not work," Marat Atovmyan - the head of Anti-Corruption Center in Yerevan, member of the board of Young Lawyers' Association, told reporters today.

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  12. Gerard Libaridian's Secret Visit To Afghanistan In 1994Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Groong

    GERARD LIBARIDIAN'S SECRET VISIT TO AFGHANISTAN IN 1994 March 3, 2015 11:59 exclusive Mediamax continues its Special File project, which aims to present the unknown or less known details of Armenian foreign policy events. In 1990s, Historian, Professor Gerard Libaridian was the Senior Advisor to first President of Armenia Levon Ter-Petrosyan.

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  13. Nairit Plant employees threaten to sit on hunger strike unless their salaries are paidRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

    ... . The latter owns an 89,999% stake in the plant, Armenian Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources - 4,496%, Gazprom Armenia CJSC (previously ArmRusgasprom) - 3,596%, and Yerevan Thermal Power Plant - 1,907%.

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  14. Armenian Culture Ministry elaborates a law 'On Cinematography'Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

    ... ReAnimania International Animation Film Festival of Yerevan, Gevorg Gevorgyan, Head of the National Cinema Center of Armenia, and Ruben Gevorgyants, Chairman of the Cinematographers' Union of Armenia, took part in the meeting. Earlier, Gevorg ...

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  15. Five ethnic Armenians are in Forbes list of billionairesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, March 3. / ARKA /. Five ethnic Armenians have been included in Forbes 2015 World's Billionaires list released on March 2. They are Kirk Kerkorian , Samvel Karapetyan, Danil Khachaturov, Sergey Galitsky and Eduardo Eurnekian .

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  16. Government releases 64 million drams to pay part of tuition fees for 650 freshmen in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, March 3. / ARKA /. The government of Armenia has released 64 million drams to the Youth Foundation to pay part of the tuition fees for 650 freshmen from state-run universities in 2015, the coordinator of the foundation's Board of Trustees Karen Avagyan told reporters.

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  17. Compelled To Give Testimonies Under Psychological PressureRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Groong

    Official A citizen Naira H. reported to the Internal Service Department of the Investigation Committee of the Republic of Armenia to the effect that within the criminal case launched in the Investigation Committee of the Republic of Armenia on January 29, 2015 she was interrogated as a witness and the employee in charge of conducting the proceeding compelled her to write confessionary statements inconsistent with the reality under threat, swear words, shouts and psychological pressure.

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  18. 'Do We Have Writers Like Charents, Tumanyan, Isahakyan?': E. MilitonyanRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Groong

    Social Edvard Militonyan, President of the Writers' Union of Armenia, considers the people, who ask him whether we have writers like Charents, Tumanyan, Isahakyan, to be strange and naive. The President of the Union considers such questions to be "naive": "As each writer is unique and there won't be another like him," he says.

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  19. Xpert Ktanyan Skeptical About Anti-Corruption Council's Capability In ArmeniaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Groong

    CORRUPTION COUNCIL'S CAPABILITY IN ARMENIA YEREVAN, March 3. /ARKA/. Varuzhan Oktanyan, head of Transparency International Regional Development Center's Armenian Office, is convinced that the council set up recently for combating corruption in Armenia will be incapable.

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  20. Christians In Middle East Are On The Brink Of Extinction, Armenian FM SaysRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Groong

    ... other terrorist groups should be carried out in the context of preventing genocides. Edward Nalbandian stressed that Armenia fully supports complete fulfillment of relevant resolutions adopted by the UN Security Council. The Minister recalled the ...

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