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18 min ago | MSDN Blogs

"What does the MVP say?" - Introducing Karen Tazayan

Karen has been one of the first people to participate in MSDN Translation Wiki. Following are his responses to our prodding questions: " I graduated from Informatics and Applied Mathematics faculty at Yerevan State University in 2008, and begun practicing as a web-developer in 2010.

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4 hrs ago | EurasiaNet

Armenia and Azerbaijan Share a Syria-Problem

The Syrian war is giving a headache to both Azerbaijan and Armenia, with jihadists heading into Syria from Azerbaijan and refugees heading out of Syria into Armenia.

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5 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

Vahe Hakobyan: Investments must create jobs

What is the key problem you have been resolving since you were appointed Governor of Syunik region in May 2013? Our key problem is unemployment that makes up 14.9%.

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9 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

U.S. Envoy Meets Tsarukian

John Heffern, the U.S. ambassador in Yerevan, met on Tuesday with Prosperous Armenia Party leader Gagik Tsarukian and his close political associates to discuss recent political developments in the country.

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13 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

Armenian national illegally crosses Armenian-Turkish border

A resident of Armenia's Artashat city has been found guilty of attempting to illegally cross the Armenian-Turkish border.

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13 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

Three posts in new Armenian cabinet offered to Orinats Yerkir

YEREVAN, April 16. /ARKA/. Orinats Yerkir party is offered three ministerial posts in the new cabinet at the political consultations with Armenia's president Serzh Sargsyan, the deputy head of the party Hovhannes Margaryan reported.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Armenian POW Hakob Injighulyan's Family Protested Outside ICRC Yerevan Office

ARMENIAN POW HAKOB INJIGHULYAN'S FAMILY PROTESTED OUTSIDE ICRC YEREVAN OFFICE 04.14.2014 19:58 epress.am Family, friends, and neighbors of army conscript Hakob Injighulyan, who has been held captive in Azerbaijan for nearly 9 months, today demonstrated outside the Yerevan office of the International Committee of the Red Cross .

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Armenian 'Government Must Be Placed Under The Supervision Of Civil Society': Statement

ARMENIAN "GOVERNMENT MUST BE PLACED UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF CIVIL SOCIETY": STATEMENT 04.14.2014 19:19 epress.am In all the hoopla surrounding the prime minister's resignation and the appointment of a new prime minister, the most important issue has been "conspicuously absent from the dominant discourse: What will the new government's political ... (more)

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Armenian Liberty

Armenia, NATO Review Cooperation

Senior Armenian and NATO officials have met in Brussels to review increased bilateral cooperation, reportedly agreeing on the U.S.-led alliance's continued support for ongoing reforms of Armenia's armed forces.

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ARMINFO news agency

Edward Nalbandian and Seyran Ohanyan reappointed

Guided by the 4th point of the 55th clause of Armenia's Constitution, on 15 April President Serzh Sargsyan appointed Acting Foreign Affairs Minister Edward Nalbandian as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia.

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Arka News Agency

VTB bank (Armenia) gives unique opportunity to MasterCard holders to...

VTB bank gives unique opportunity to MasterCard holders to withdraw cash from 11,500 ATMs across CIS and Georgia YEREVAN, April 15. / ARKA /.

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Arka News Agency

Armenia's food prices to hike by 7-10% by end of year - experts' projection

YEREVAN, April 15. /ARKA/. Food prices will rise by about 7-10% in Armenia by the end of this year, head of Consumers Union of Armenia Armen Poghosyan said.

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Al+ Armenia

Predicted rise to power for Hovik Abrahamyan - rmenianow.com

The 13th prime minister of the second republic of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan will shift from a legislative position to an executive, as an "old veteran" who had already served in the executive field various times before as a Minister of Territorial Administration, vice-PM, Governor of Ararat Province and Mayor of Artashat, reports rmenianow.com.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Al+ Armenia

Scuffle and shootout in Armavir region

Police in Armenia have posted a video showing the details of the April 8 scuffle and shootout in Armavir region.

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Arka News Agency

Areximbank-Gazprombank Group plans to increase lending to SME to $31 million in 2014

YEREVAN, April 14. / ARKA /. Martin Torosyan, head of a department at Areximbank-Gazprombank Group, told in an interview with ARKA that the bank's lending to SME last year amounted to $21 million and that the Russian-owned bank plans to add another $10 million to this number this year.

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Armenian Liberty

Sarkisian Demands Armenian Neutrality On Syria

Syria -- Cars burn after two car bombs at Karm al-Louz neighbourhood in Homs city, April 9, 2014, in this handout released by Syria's national news agency SANA.

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ARMINFO news agency

Serzh Sargsyan: State budget is inviolable and bribery is forbidden

At the meeting of the Republican Party of Armenia Executive Body, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said that after resignation of Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan, he met and talked to each member of the RPA Executive Body separately and also had discussions with numerous members of the RPA Council and representatives of other political forces.

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Arka News Agency

No shortage of fish and eggs for Easter in Armenia

YEREVAN, April 14. / ARKA /. Ashot Hovhanesian, head of the Veterinary Service of the Ministry of Agriculture, downplayed fears that prices of eggs and fish may again surge ahead of Easter marked this year on April 20. Speaking at a news conference today, he said Armenians consumer about 1,200 tons of fish on that day and about 10 million eggs and ... (more)

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Armenian army grappling with lawlessness

Armenia's Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan says the national army of the country is an example for all segments of the society.

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Arka News Agency

Baskin-Robbins opens first ice cream shop in Armenia

YEREVAN, April 14. / ARKA /. Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, has opened its first shop in Armenia at Yerevan Mall, the company said in a press release.

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