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33 min ago | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Syrian Armenian refugees in Yerevan are worried about their children's education, fearing that differences in language and curriculum will restrict their opportunities if and when they return home. These are fears shared by Angela and Maral Gasparyan, schoolgirls from Syria now living in the Armenian capital.
4 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty
A senior Belarusian official has spoken of remaining "obstacles" to Armenia's membership in the Eurasian Economic Union but said they are likely to be overcome before an upcoming summit of the Russian-led bloc. Speaking to journalists in Yerevan on Sunday, Viktor Guminsky, a deputy speaker of the Belarusian parliament, did do not deny that unlike Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan have some objections regarding the Armenian membership bid.
7 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network
PanARMENIAN.Net - Turkey's EU Minister Volkan BozkA r said that Turkey did its share to promote relations with Armenia and that everyone needs to live together by avoiding the mention of what happened in the past, Daily Sabah reported. Underscoring the significance of President Recep Tayyip ErdoAYan's letter on April 24, BozkA r said, "With this letter, we showed that we are turning over a new leaf to heartbreaking events and offer a hand of peace.
12 hrs ago | Trend
Armenia and Belarus speak for the peaceful settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Deputy Speaker of Armenian National Assembly, co-chair of Armenia-Belarus Inter-parliamentary Cooperation Committee, Edward Sharmazanov said. He made the remarks following the meeting of the committee in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, Novosti-Armenia reported on Sept.15.
12 hrs ago | Groong
Fewer applicants to all higher schools in Armenia - university rector 15:58 * 14.09.14 Rector of Yerevan State University of Languages and Social Sciences Gayane Gasparyan says that the university has fewer applicants this year as compared to previous years. The reason is the lower number of applicants throughout Armenia.
BASQUE PARLIAMENT'S MOTION SUPPORTING NAGORNO-KARABAKH'S SELF-DETERMINATION EVIDENCE OF NEW TENDENCIES - OPINIONS 22:07 * 12.09.14 The adoption of the motion supporting the self-determination of Nagorno-Karabakh by the Basque Parliament in a sense means that Basque Country recognizes the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic , Nagorno-Karabakh Presidential Spokesman David Babayan told Tert.am. "We have repeatedly stated our intention to expand the geography of recognition by establishing bilateral relations.
WORLD TO JOIN ARMENIANS IN 2015: "ARMENIAN CAUSE" FRENCH OFFICE INITIATIVES 10:20, 12 September, 2014 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 12, ARMENPRESS: The official events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide will launch in France from January 2015, representative of "Hay Dat" French office representative Murad Papazyan told Armenpress stressing that the events in Europe and in the whole world will enable to divide the struggle history into two parts - "before 2015 and after 2015". "The year of 2015 will be very significant both in France and in other countries of the world.
ABOUT 40% OF ARMENIANS CONSIDER MILITARY SITUATION THEIR COUNTRY'S OVERRIDING PROBLEM YEREVAN, September 12. / ARKA /. About 40% of Armenians believe that their country's most overriding problem is the military situation, according to the findings of a recent public opinion survey conducted by Gallup International Association.
The survey was conducted on August 8-17, among 1,067 people in 10 provinces of Armenia and all administrative districts of Yerevan. Gallup International Association Armenia director Aram Navasardyan told reporters on Friday that 56 percent of respondents expressed confidence that the Armenian Armed Forces can appropriately respond to Azerbaijani aggression, 34 percent said that they are confident rather than sceptical, 5 percent said they are doubtful rather than confident, 2 percent expressed scepticism and 3 percent found it difficult to answer.
ARMENIA IN GLOBAL PUBLICITY DRIVE 12 September 2014 Last updated at 00:29 By Russell Padmore Business reporter, BBC World Service President Serzh Sargsyan wants to raise Armenia's profile Continue reading the main story Related Stories Armenia country profile The president who threatened war on Twitter Fifteen die in Karabakh clashes Where in the world is Armenia? It's a question that the country's President, Serzh Sargsyan, is hoping to get more people around the globe to answer correctly. He wants to mobilise the 10 million Armenians living abroad for a global internet publicity campaign to boost tourism and influence foreign investors.
PRESIDENT YEREVAN, September 12. /ARKA/. Armenia's president Serzh Sargsyan sent a congratulatory message to internationally famous conductor and violinist Vladimir Spivakov, the head of Russia's National Philharmonic and chief conductor of The Moscow Virtuosos chamber orchestra, on the 70 anniversary of the maestro, the press office of the Armenian president reports.
WATER LOSS REACHES DRAMATIC LEVELS IN ARMENIA'S CAPITAL 13:48 * 11.09.14 Recent data by the National Statistical Service reveal that the Yerevan water distribution network lost 79.4% of its total resources in 2013. According to Yerevan Jur , the company responsible for the capital's water supply, the loss amounted to 224 million cubic meters from June 1, 2013 until June 1, 2014.
ARMENIAN PARLIAMENTARIANS CONCERNED OVER ANCIENT CRYPT'S FUTURE 10:37 * 12.09.14 Driven by concerns over the fate of a 4th century Armenian royal crypt excavated in the Aragatsotn region, a group of parliamentarians are planning to visit the ancient site to see the situation on the ground. It comes after Aragats Akhoyan of the Prosperous Armenia faction voiced serious alarm about the desolate situation of the chapel, basilica and the excavation site in the village Dzorap His statement spurred active discussions among parliament members who are now said to be considering plans for rescuing area and later making it a tourist center.
Armenia - Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian meets with visiting U.S. and British defense experts and British Ambassador Katherine Leach, Yerevan, 12Sep2014. Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian reaffirmed on Friday Armenia's commitment to close cooperation with NATO, saying that it is drawing no objections from Russia or other ex-Soviet states aligned in the Collective Security Treaty Organization .
The Armenian military will soon acquire more long-range and precise missiles than it currently has in its arsenal, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian said on Friday. "Every year Armenia's armed forces receive modern weapons and military hardware," he told students and professors of a state-run university in Yerevan.
YEREVAN, September 12. /ARKA/. The social services to be provided in Armenia as part of a government-supported five-year program of child care and protection system reformation, will contribute to exercise of children's right for living in families, Armenian Labor and Social Affairs Minister Artem Asatryan said Friday as USAID and UNICEF signed a cooperation agreement to implement this program.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:24 pm
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