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22 min ago | Groong

ISTANBUL: Fatih Ak n says he is ready for polemics over his film on 'Armenian genocide'

Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey Sept 1 2014 Fatih Akın says he is ready for polemics over his film on 'Armenian genocide' VENICE ` Anadolu Agency Turkish-German director Fatih Akın's recent film `The Cut,' which takes the Ottoman killings of Armenians in 1915 as its starting point, is one of the films competing for the coveted ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

Iraqi Yazidis 'Willing To Settle In Armenia'

Iraq -- Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar west of Mosul, take refuge at Dohuk province, August 29, 2014.

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4 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

Another Armenian Civilian Detained In Azerbaijan

The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry announced the arrest of Sargis Ananian, a resident of the Armenian border town of Noyemberian, on Monday evening, almost one week after his disappearance.

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6 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

Armenian plant Nairit may meet half of Russian demand for chloroprene rubber

YEREVAN, September 2. / ARKA /. Nairit chemical plant located in a Yerevan suburb is able to meet 50% of Russia's demand for chloroprene rubber, which is approximately 25,000-30,000 tons, according to Vazgen Safaryan, the chairman of the Union of Domestic Commodity Producers.

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10 hrs ago | Horizon

President Serzh Sarkisian Visits Karabakh

Sarkisian arrived in Karabakh on Sunday morning and spent the next two days visiting two textile factories in Stepanakert and a vegetable oil refinery in a village in the southeastern Martuni district.

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14 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

Tickets of 'Armenia' train running Yerevan-Batumi-Yerevan become cheaper

Tickets of "Armenia" train running Yerevan-Batumi- Yerevan have become cheaper by 2.2 thousand drams for sleeping cars and by 2.7 thousand drams for compartment coaches due to seasonal discounts, the South Caucasus Railway said in a statement.

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14 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

VTB Bank (Armenia) funds repair and equipment of math classroom at secondary school No.21

Ahead of the new educational year, VTB Bank has funded and organized capital repair of a math classroom at the secondary educational school No.21 under Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Groong

Good education is deed, not just words, says Armenian education professional

Good education is deed, not just words, says Armenian education professional 10:55 * 01.09.14 Ahead of the September 1 Knowledge Day, Tert.am has interviewed Anahit Bakhshyan, a deputy director of the National Institute of Education.

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Armenian Liberty

Erdogan's Response 'Not Yet Known'

Turkey - Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian gives Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a letter from his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sarkisian during his inauguration in Ankara, 28Aug2014.

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PanArmenian Network

Azeri-captured Armenian soldier transferred to UN refugee camp in 3rd country

Injighulyan's brother, Harutyun said that the family maintains contact with him through Skype, but only heard his voice for absence of a camera.

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Armenian Liberty

Young Scholars Quit Armenian State Jobs Over Pension Reform

Dozens of young specialists are resigning from Armenia's state-run universities and research institutes in order to be able to opt out of a controversial national retirement plan introduced by the government.

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Armenian Liberty

Russian PM's Trip To Armenia Cancelled

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has cancelled a planned visit to Yerevan that was expected to focus on Armenia's membership in the Eurasian Economic Union , Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian said on Monday.

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Armenia needs to maintain its sovereignty inside Customs Union

The announcement of Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, a founding member of the Customs Union, reflects a healthy way of thinking of a leader who puts his country's interests above everything else, Secretary of the Heritage party said on Monday.

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Yerevan Mayor congratulates Armenians on Knowledge Day

"Dear schoolchildren, students, teachers, parents and the first form pupils, "I'd like to wish all the best to all of you on this wonderful September holiday.

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Russian president orders to sign treaty of Armenia's accession to Eurasian Economic Union

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the signing of the Treaty of Accession of Armenia to the Eurasian Economic Union .

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Horizon

"Yerevan-Aleppo" concert supports Syrian-Armenians

A charity music event dedicated to '70s of Yerevan and Aleppo took place in Yerevan organized with the support of Ministries of Diaspora and Culture of Armenia and funded by AGBU Yerevan.

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Police to answer questions of Diaspora Armenians via Skype

The Police of the Republic of Armenia have launched a distance consultation initiative aimed at providing useful information to our compatriots residing in Diaspora, the website of the Armenian Police reports.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Groong

Changing the Face of Philanthropy in Armenia

Changing the Face of Philanthropy in Armenia By Karine Vann on August 29, 2014 http://www.armenianweekly.com/2014/08/29/changing-face-of-philanthropy-in-armenia/ In Armenia, philanthropy is an area of society familiar to all, but deeply misunderstood by many.

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ISTANBUL: Armenia hands invitation letter to Erdogan to mark 100th anniversary of 1915

Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey Aug 29 2014 X-Sender: Asbed Bedrossian X-Proofpoint-Virus-Version: vendor=fsecure engine=2.50.10432:5.12.52,1.0.27,0.0.0000 definitions=2014-08-31_03:2014-08-29,2014-08-31,1970-01-01 signatures=0 X-Proofpoint-Spam-Reason: safe X-Listprocessor-Version: 8.1 -- ListProcessor by CREN Armenia hands invitation letter to ... (more)

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As Long As Serzh Sargsyan Remains President

As Long As Serzh Sargsyan Remains President Igor Muradyan, Political Analyst Comments - 30 August 2014, 13:54 We have already noted that with all his intellectual misery Serzh Sargsyan played a huge role in preventing access of all kinds of obsolete politicians of the vulgar past to government, as well as commitments between them and foreign ... (more)

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