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36 min ago | Groong

Armenian President Thanks AJC for Meds Yeghem Anniversary Statement

Armenian President Thanks AJC for Meds Yeghem Anniversary Statement May 9, 2014 - New York - Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, in a letter to AJC received this week, thanked the global Jewish organization for its April 23rd statementcommemorating the victims of the Meds Yeghern.

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4 hrs ago | Groong

Cross-stones dedicated to Armenian Genocide 100th anniversary...

Cross-stones dedicated to Armenian Genocide 100th anniversary erected in 2 Russian cities 11:50, 29 July, 2014 YEREVAN, JULY 29, ARMENPRESS.

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8 hrs ago | Groong

'Armenia, Ancient Nation Endangered'

'Armenia, Ancient Nation Endangered' Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 http://asbarez.com/125436/%E2%80%98armenia-ancient-nation-endangered%E2%80%99/ 'Armenia, Ancient Nation Endangered,' by Eva Medzorian WINCHESTER, Mass.--A new documentary video, "Armenia, Ancient Nation Endangered" produced by Eva Medzorian was released July 15, 2014.

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12 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

U.S. Warns Armenia Over Sanctions Against Russia

The United States has urged Armenia to avoid doing business with Russian companies and individual entrepreneurs that have been subjected to U.S. sanctions in retaliation for Moscow's alleged role in the Ukraine crisis.

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15 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

Diaspora should be armed with teaching materials and knowledge - opinion

Lusine Ghahramanyan has arrived in Yerevan from Yessentuki, a city in Stavropol Krai, Russia, to participate in the annual teacher training program organized by the Ministry of Diaspora.

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17 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

Parcel containing drugs sent from France for police officer

Simon S., a defendant of the criminal case reviewed in the proceeding of the Investigation Department of the Ministry of Finances of the Republic of Armenia, reports that on May 29, 2014 at the request of the police officers he received a parcel dispatched from France in one of the departments of "Haypost" CJSC which was under his name but had ... (more)

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21 hrs ago | Groong

Armenia in Search of Its Next President

Armenia in Search of Its Next President By Edmond Y. Azadian Mirror Spectator It is the 8-2 issue.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Arka News Agency

Lithuanian business people are in Armenia to explore its business opportunities

YEREVAN, July 30. / ARKA /. A group of Lithuanian business people led by Romualdas Ambrozhyavichyus, head of Alytus branch of the Vilnius Chamber of Commerce and Industry, are in Armenia to explore its business opportunities, said the executive director of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Yerevan Karen Martirosyan.

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ARMINFO news agency

Public Services Regulatory Commission of Armenia imposes a 15mln AMD...

The Public Services Regulatory Commission of Armenia ruled on Wednesday that the Electric Networks of Armenia should pay a fine of 15mln AMD for having broken some of the Commission's rules, particularly, for having failed to meet its contractual obligations to Mikmetal, a company building a multifunction building in the center of Yerevan.

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Oppositionist: Interests and viewpoints of Stepanakert do not...

The interests and viewpoints of Stepanakert do not necessarily coincide with those of Yerevan and in a number of cases they are absolutely different, Deputy Chairman of Heritage Party Armen Martirosyan told ArmInfo when commenting on the latest statement of Nagorno-Karabakh Prime Minister Ara Harutyunyan.

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Arka News Agency

New U.S. sanctions against Russia will not affect the operation of VTB Bank (Armenia) - statement

YEREVAN, July 30. / ARKA /. VTB Bank , a subsidiary of Russia's second largest bank, VTB, said on Monday that the new Western sanctions targeting major sectors of the Russian economy, including VTB Bank, will have no impact on its customers.

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Pre-Parliament: The overarching goal for all Armenians is the...

"To overcome the existential challenges that all Armenians are facing today it is a must to establish a nation-state, and the first precondition of it is the existence of a sovereign government led by national interests", the Pre-Parliament civic initiative says in a statement.

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Al+ Armenia

Armenia is a source and transit country for human trafficking

For the first time the UN General Assembly decided to observe the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on 30 July.

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Arka News Agency

Armenia's Sevan among top seven popular summer resorts in post-soviet space for Russians

YEREVAN, July 30. /ARKA/. Russia's Oktogo.ru online hotel booking service has singled out top ten popular tourist destinations among resorts in the Commonwealth of Independent States and post-Soviet space in summer 2014.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Canadian employment minister in Armenia to further bilateral ties

PanARMENIAN.Net - Members of the Armenian National Committee of Canada were at Zvartnots International Airport in Yerevan, Armenia when Jason Kenney, Canada's Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism arrived in Armenia on Monday, July 28, 2014 for a three day official visit.

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Survey: Serzh Sargsyan only shakes his head

On July 29, A1+ conducted a survey to know the opinion of Yerevan citizens on the political situation in Armenia and the policy of the president.

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'Alien' methods of investigation applied in police

According to L. Avetisyan, the Judge of the Court of General Jurisdiction of Arabkir and Kanaker-Zeytun Administrative District, a criminal case has been instituted based on the materials prepared in the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Armenia under Part 1 of Article 309 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia, the SIS ... (more)

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Armenian Liberty

Armenian Deployment In Lebanon Set For October

Armenia plans to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Lebanon with a small contingent of troops in October, a senior Armenian diplomat said on Monday.

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Armenian Liberty

Armenian Defense Chief Visits Karabakh Frontline

Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian has toured "the line of contact" around Nagorno-Karabakh as part of what military authorities in Stepanakert described on Tuesday as Armenian efforts to neutralize increased ceasefire violations by Azerbaijani troops.

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Human rights activist: Authorities want to hide sources

"Press in Armenia is repeatedly subjected to pressure. This one is from the series of these pressures," human rights activist Vardan Harutyunyan said commenting on the decision of a Yerevan court that forced two media outlets - Hraparak daily and ilur.am website - to reveal the source of their information.

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