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November 2014

December 11, 2014

Armenians must call for reparations ahead of 2015 – Dashnak politician

Armenians must call for reparations ahead of 2015 – Dashnak politicianTert.am - Armenia's greatest achievement ahead of the Genocide centennial would be a pan-national call for reparations, says a senior representative of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaksutyun (ARF-D). “Both Turkey and other countries understand this, but it is important to fix… » more »
December 08, 2014

Yahoo! Travel Advises Tourists to Visit Artsakh (Asbarez)

Yahoo! Travel Advises Tourists to Visit Artsakh (Asbarez)Asbarez - SUNNYVALE, Calif.—Yahoo Travel is advising tourists to visit Artsakh. The publication notes that “Nagorno-Karabakh was an ethnically Armenian autonomous region of Azerbaijan during the Soviet Union. The citizens of NK voted for independence in 1991 while the Soviet Union was… » more »
December 05, 2014

Parliament Ratifies Eurasian Union Entry (Asbarez)

Parliament Ratifies Eurasian Union Entry (Asbarez)Asbarez - YEREVAN (RFE/RL)—Armenia’s National Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to ratify Armenia’s accession treaty with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union, which President Serzh Sarkisian hopes will come into force next month. The treaty signed by Sarkisian in October was backed… » more »
December 04, 2014

Armenian Chef Wins Gold at Culinary World Cup (Asbarez)

Armenian Chef Wins Gold at Culinary World Cup (Asbarez) (Asbarez) LUXEMBURG (ArmRadio)—Armenian cook Vera Hovhannisian has won a gold medal and a cup at the Culinary World Cup 2014 held in Luxemburg from Nov. 22 to 26. The competition featured more than 1,000 cooks from 60 countries, as well as… » more »
December 04, 2014

Armenia 94th in Corruption Perceptions Index 2014 (Asbarez)

Armenia 94th in Corruption Perceptions Index 2014 (Asbarez)                           (Asbarez) BERLIN—Armenia ranked 94th among 174 countries in the 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index published by Transparency International. With 37 points from a possible 100, Armenia shares the 94th… » more »
December 04, 2014

Syrian-Armenian Students Hold Conference in Yerevan (Asbarez)

Syrian-Armenian Students Hold Conference in Yerevan (Asbarez)(Asbarez) YEREVAN (Armenpress)—Syrian-Armenian students in Yerevan held a conference on Wednesday during which they discussed their immigrant community’s issues and problems and approaches to potential solutions.                           As Armenia’s… » more »
December 02, 2014

Do you know the difference between a Holocaust and a holocaust? The Armenians do

Do you know the difference between a Holocaust and a holocaust? The Armenians doWhat’s in a name? Let’s start with the Persian Gulf. Or the Arabian Gulf. Or just the Arab Gulf. I’m indebted to reader (and surgeon) Ross Farhadieh for complaining to me last week about my use of “The Gulf” –… » more »
November 28, 2014

Armenia Fund Telethon 2014 Raises Over 12 Million Dollars!

Armenia Fund Telethon 2014 Raises Over 12 Million Dollars!At the close of Telethon 2014, Armenia Fund raised a total of $12,399,550 worldwide. The funds collected will be used to complete the Vardenis-Martakert Highway, an integral road connecting northern Artsakh to the rest of Armenia, as well as many other… » more »
November 25, 2014

Russian Tycoon's $119 Million School Propels Armenia Toward West

Russian Tycoons $119 Million School Propels Armenia Toward West By Eva Hartog | Nov. 24 2014 Courtesy of UWC DilijanUWC Dilijan was designed to blend in with the surrounding mountain landscape of Dilijan's National Park. DILIJAN, Armenia — Some will know Dilijan as the birthplace of the Armenian truck driver in the… » more »
November 25, 2014

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s Pan-European Phoneathon raises over 1.37 million euros

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s Pan-European Phoneathon raises over 1.37 million eurosYerevan, November 25, 2014 – The annual Pan-European Phoneathon of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund, headed by the Fund’s French affiliate and held during November 19-23, raised over 1.37 million euros in donations and pledges. The large-scale fundraising campaign mobilized the… » more »