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  • New Honorary Consul General to Fresno Appointed

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    30 Oct 2014 | 8:53 am
    Armenia's Ambassador to the US Tigran Sargsyan (center-left) Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles Sergey Sarkisov (center-right), and Honorary Consul of Armenia in Fresno Berj Apkarian (right) at a ribbo cutting ceremony FRESNO—Armenian-American community members and elected officials came together on October 20 for a ceremony marking the opening of the office of the first Honorary Consul General to Armenia to Frenso. On October 15, Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian appointed Berj Apkarian as the Honorary Consul. The ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by Ambassador of the…
  • UN: human suffering in Syria is worsening

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    30 Oct 2014 | 12:58 pm
    "We are still unable to deliver sufficient quantities of aid to people in the hardest to reach areas," Kang told the 15-nation council.
  • IMF: Armenia needs structural changes in view of upcoming EEU entry

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    Sara Khojoyan
    31 Oct 2014 | 4:20 pm
    The slow growth of the Armenian economy and lower-than-expected level of inflation are conditioned by the national monetary-budgetary policy the government runs, and as well as by the decrease of economic activity in the main partner countries, International Monetary Fund (IMF) representative Teresa Daban Sanchez told reporters today.
  • Ayanian film to celebrate Armenian American culture

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    19 Oct 2014 | 11:54 pm
    Tom Vartabedian reports on Stephanie Ayanian's plans for a documentary that will focus on Armenian American families, her way of marking the Armenian Genocide centennial in 2015.
  • ԲՀԿ-ն չի՞ ուզում մեծամասնություն լինել (video)

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    31 Oct 2014 | 8:48 am
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  • New Honorary Consul General to Fresno Appointed

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    30 Oct 2014 | 8:53 am
    Armenia's Ambassador to the US Tigran Sargsyan (center-left) Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles Sergey Sarkisov (center-right), and Honorary Consul of Armenia in Fresno Berj Apkarian (right) at a ribbo cutting ceremony FRESNO—Armenian-American community members and elected officials came together on October 20 for a ceremony marking the opening of the office of the first Honorary Consul General to Armenia to Frenso. On October 15, Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian appointed Berj Apkarian as the Honorary Consul. The ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by Ambassador of the…
  • Activists Protest Against Gold Mine in Jermuk

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    30 Oct 2014 | 8:27 am
    Activists face police while protesting mining practices in Armenia YEREVAN—Today, a report presentation about the Amulsar gold mine was held at the Hyatt Place Hotel, while about 30 environmental activists protested the mine’s exploitative measures in front of the hotel entrance. The protest participants, under the slogan “No More Mines in Armenia,” tried to enter the hotel. However, police were lined up in front of the entrance and pushed the protesters away. A representative of the hotel’s administration came out and told the protesters that “this is not state property, get out…
  • St. Garabed Church Inaugurated in Jordan

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    30 Oct 2014 | 7:59 am
    St. Garabed Church in Jordan The Armenian St. Karept Church in Jordan was inaugurated in a ceremony attended by church and state officials, including Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian. Representatives of the local Armenian community welcomed President Sarkisian and his delegation at the entrance of the church with bread and salt. Secretary General of the Religious Primacy and the Local National Council Nerses Nersesyan offered a welcoming speech. The Armenian community of Jerusalem with the support of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem took the initiative to build the church at the…
  • Ministry of Diaspora, Gulbenkian Foundation Plan Western Armenian Language Education

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    30 Oct 2014 | 6:16 am
    Armenia’s Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan and Director of the Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Razmig Panossian sign an agreement in Yerevan YEREVAN—On Oct. 28, Armenia’s Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan and Director of the Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Razmig Panossian signed an Agreement on Cooperation between the Ministry of Diaspora and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation during a ceremony held at the ministry in Yerevan. Minister Hakobyan greeted the guest of honor and particularly mentioned:…
  • Former Deputy Prime Minister to Head IDeA

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    30 Oct 2014 | 6:11 am
    Former deputy prime minister of Armenia Armen Gevorgyan YEREVAN (Arka)—Former deputy prime minister of Armenia Armen Gevorgyan has been appointed as head of Initiatives for Development of Armenia (IDeA) founded by philanthropist and businessman Ruben Vardanyan and his wife Veronika Zonabend, the press office of the foundation reported. The foundation is implementing large-scale charity projects for building a better future in Armenia, Artsakh and the Armenian communities abroad, Vardanyan said. “We have many projects in different stages of implementation and quite a few new ideas and…
 
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  • IMF: Armenia needs structural changes in view of upcoming EEU entry

    Sara Khojoyan
    31 Oct 2014 | 4:20 pm
    The slow growth of the Armenian economy and lower-than-expected level of inflation are conditioned by the national monetary-budgetary policy the government runs, and as well as by the decrease of economic activity in the main partner countries, International Monetary Fund (IMF) representative Teresa Daban Sanchez told reporters today.
  • Russian official: Karabakh can become EEU member after its status is determined

    Gayane Mkrtchyan
    31 Oct 2014 | 1:57 pm
    This week at the Parliament, at the 25th Armenian-Russian Intergovernmental Commission the head of the commission, member of the Russian Council of the Federation Nikolay Ryzhkov mentioned that Nagorno-Karabakh can become a member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) only after clarifying its status.
  • Keeping the bees: Specialists in Armenia alarmed by shrinking bee population

    31 Oct 2014 | 10:45 am
    It is believed that famous physicist Albert Einstein once said: “If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have four years left to live.” It turns out that in Armenia there exists a problem connected with the decreasing number of bees and the amount of honey they produce. According to specialists, there exist several reasons for the reduction in the number of bees – diseases, chemicals, mobile communication, WiFi.
  • Changing Atmosphere?: Tsarukyan sees impact of ‘popular movement’, ruling party members remain skeptical

    31 Oct 2014 | 10:32 am
    The leader of the Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) believes that the cooperation of non-governing parties and their joint rallies change the atmosphere in the country. In an interview with Zham.am, Gagik Tsarukyan said that the authorities see the dissatisfaction of the people and, hopefully, understand that “old methods and steps will quickly lead them to an impasse.”
  • Scandalous Situation?: Armenia drafted 2015 state budget without estimations related to EEU membership

    Naira Hayrumyan
    31 Oct 2014 | 10:21 am
    A scandalous situation is emerging in Armenia after it has turned out that despite planning to join the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) next year the country has not even estimated the possible economic benefits and risks.
 
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  • ԲՀԿ-ն չի՞ ուզում մեծամասնություն լինել (video)

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    31 Oct 2014 | 8:48 am
  • Նախկին նախարարի կինը 20 մլն դրամ նպաստ է ստացել. Ն. Զոհրաբյան (video)

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    31 Oct 2014 | 8:45 am
  • Doesn’t BHK want to take most seats in parliament?

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    31 Oct 2014 | 8:33 am
    Republicans will pick up most seats at the National Assembly during the next parliamentary elections as well.  Is there anyone who doubts this? “Is there any political force that would not like to have a majority of overall seats in parliament?” says Vahran Baghdasaryan, Head of the Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) faction. Mr Baghdasaryan does not find convincing the claims that the Republicans will not be able to form a majority if early elections are held in the country. He says openly that Republicans, like other political forces, should do their best to take most seats in…
  • Children do lessons huddled against cold

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    31 Oct 2014 | 7:33 am
    Central heating at primary school N15 in Alaverdi city will be switched on starting November 15. However, it is already cold inside the building as the school is located near a river. Huddled against the cold, the children are waiting for the heating season. Details are available in the video of Ankyun Plus 3 TV.
  • Serzh Sargsyan receives Nikolai Ryzhkov

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    31 Oct 2014 | 6:51 am
    Serzh Sargsyan today received a delegation headed by the member of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation and Co-Chair of the Armenian-Russian Inter-Parliamentary Commission Nikolai Ryzhkov. The delegation has arrived in Armenia to take part in the 25th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Commission for Cooperation between the RA National Assembly and the RF Federal Assembly. The Armenian President welcomed the guests and underscored that he was sure the session of the inter-parliamentary commission held in Yerevan would set the stage for further strengthening strategic partnership…
 
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  • Crowdfunding Campaign to Protect Armenia from Heavy Metal Pollution

    Ali Hamlin
    30 Oct 2014 | 10:32 am
    Special for the Armenian Weekly For rural mining communities in Armenia, knowledge is power, and with the support of ONEArmenia, the American University of Armenia’s Center for Responsible Mining (AUA CRM) is hoping to bring invaluable knowledge to local communities. The two organizations have teamed up to raise funds that will allow AUA to purchase laboratory equipment that measures heavy metal contaminants in the environment. ‘People have a right to live in a clean environment and be healthy, to know what air they breathe and what soil they till,’ says Alen Amirkhanian,…
  • Confronting Domestic Violence in Armenia

    Michael Mensoian
    30 Oct 2014 | 9:50 am
    Special for the Armenian Weekly Try if you can to put yourself in the position of a battered woman who awakens each morning praying that she can go through the day without another confrontation. You still have bruises from the violent episodes that seem to arise out of nowhere, without reason. The values instilled in you as a young girl fortify the expectation by your family and society and yourself that you should stay with your husband and be a good wife. You have no means to support yourself and with a small child to care for you decide, once again, to remain in an intolerable situation.
  • Aleppo Prelate Briefs Boston Community, Thanks ARS

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    30 Oct 2014 | 9:41 am
    WATERTOWN, Mass.—Under the Auspices of the Armenian Relief Society of Eastern USA, Inc., the Greater Boston community gathered at St. Stephen’s Apostolic Church in Watertown, to hear the briefing from visiting Prelate of Aleppo Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, on the latest developments in Syria and the devastating conditions of the Armenian community in that country. More than 200 attendees were present at the event. Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian with members of the ARS On behalf of the ARS and St. Stephen’s Church, ARS “Shushi” Chapter Chairwoman Heather Krafian welcomed the…
  • ANCA ER Extends Application Deadline for Director of Community Outreach and Communications Position

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    30 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Eastern Region Board of Directors has extended the application deadline for qualified candidates to apply for the Community Outreach and Communications Director position. Those interested should e-mail a cover letter and resume by Nov. 15, 2014, to ancaer@anca.org. The Director of Community Outreach and Communications will be responsible for executing the missions and goals of Hai Tahd in cooperation with the Board of Directors and the ANCA headquarters in Washington, D.C. As the community embarks on commemorating the…
  • Secret Garden Remains No Mystery

    Tom Vartabedian
    30 Oct 2014 | 9:27 am
    One of the nicest things about gardening is watching your neighbor grow one. So why grow vegetables when you can live off other people’s produce? Case in point. Who doesn’t like a good tomato? The other day following a workout at the gym, a complete stranger next to me says, “Hey, Bud! Want some tomatoes?” Some of the best and unsuspecting conversations with people occur inside a locker room while getting changed. I’ll have to admit. Most always, the talk centers around sports and politics or whatever it is that’s being aired from the TV above. But veggies? Tomatoes? Was this guy…
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  • Thinking Big: Adelina Has Never Attended School but Dreams of Becoming a Police Officer

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    31 Oct 2014 | 6:06 am
    10:40, October 30, 201417 year-old Adelina Khachikyan has never attended school but the teenage dreams big – she’s always wanted to become a police officer. Adelina, who grew up in the Armenian border village of Koti (Tavoush), was taught to read and write by her elder sister. Anahit, the teen’s mother, told Hetq that the family was going through a rough period when Adelina became of school age – money was tight and her husband was seriously ill. It seems that Adelina’s parents never got around to sending the girl to school and figured it was too late to do so when she got older.
  • Getting Armenia on the Dental Tourism Map? Three Young Visionaries Argue It’s Possible

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    31 Oct 2014 | 6:06 am
    00:03, October 31, 2014Dental tourism in Armenia? The idea doesn’t sound too far-fetched in the minds of three young men from Armenia. In fact, they argue that Armenia can make its mark in this field if the venture is approached with some proper planning and financing. Two of the budding entrepreneurs, 22 year-old Gor Hovakimyan and Artur Gasparyan, got the chance to study overseas with a Luys Foundation scholarship. Gor studied at the London University College, receiving a Masters in Economics and Business. He’s since returned to Armenia. It was Artur who came up with the idea while…
  • UK Minister of State for Europe to Pay Official Visit to Armenia

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    31 Oct 2014 | 6:06 am
    15:01, October 31, 2014David Lidington, the United Kingdom’s Minister of State for Europe, will pay an official visit to Armenia on November 3 for a meeting with RA Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian. A joint press conference will follow. Lidington will pay his respects at the Tzitzernakaberd Genocide Memorial early that morning.This news is brought to you by HyeMedia | Armenian News where you can read balanced Armenian News from Armenia & the Diaspora as reported by various news agencies and freelance journalists Related posts: Minister for Europe, David Lidington, will visit…
  • James Cameron says ‘Avatar 2′ will be much cheaper than first movie

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    31 Oct 2014 | 6:05 am
    The "Avatar" sequels aren't going to be as insanely expensive as the first movie, which cost over $240 million, according to director James Cameron. The three sequels - set to be released in the December's of 2016, 2017 and 2018 - are being shot simultaneously, saving costs thanks to the "economies of scale," Cameron said at a Wall Street Journal Conference on Wednesday, Design & Trends reports, citing the Hollywood Reporter. "We'll literally capture the actors all at the same time, we'll do all the live photography all at the same time, it's sort of like we're shooting a miniseries,"…
  • IMF country rep praises collaboration with Armenian Government

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    31 Oct 2014 | 6:05 am
    The International Monetary Fund’s resident representative in Armenia hails the Government’s efforts towards combating shadow economy and ensuring equality for businesses. At a news conference on Friday, Teresa Daban Sanchez said she finds that activities in that direction require a specific strategy to facilitate future work. She said that the IMF collaborates with the Government to encourage special tax policies for businessmen with high income. Considering cooperation with small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) very important, Sanchez further stressed the importance of adopting…
 
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  • Pro-independence protesters jailed on ‘hooliganism’ charges

    Observer
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:45 pm
    Armenia – Activist Shant Harutiunian and his 15-year-old son Shahen stand trial on what they consider politically motivated charges, Yerevan, 15Sep2014. A court in Yerevan issued harsh sentences to a group of activists along with their leader, Shant Harutyunian, who were arrested on November 5 last year, as they clashed with the riot police blocking their march towards the Presidential palace under a ‘revolution’ banner. Throughout the trial Harutiunian and his arrested supporters, some of whom are Karabakh war veterans, claimed that they went on the street to protect…
  • New opposition group criticizes the Trio, calls for cooperation of civic-political groups

    Observer
    16 Oct 2014 | 7:54 am
    Armenia — Nikol Pashinian (C) and other leaders of the Civil Contract movement speak to journalists, Yerevan, 13Oct2014 The problem with blogging in a small country like Armenia is that eventually you’ll have to blog about your friends and it becomes hard to remain honest and impartial… I’ve been keeping an eye out for the political union called Civil Contract since their first media appearance late last year, when some of my Sksela friends led by Nikol Pashinian, one of the most charismatic and vocal opposition figures, announced about the creation of the group with the ambitious…
  • 55% of Armenians support country’s membership in Eurasian Economic Union

    Observer
    14 Oct 2014 | 8:23 am
    According to the Caucasus Barometer 2013, 55% of Armenians support Armenia’s joining the Eurasian Economic Union. According to the Caucasus Barometer 2013, 55% of Armenians support Armenia’s joining the Eurasian Economic Union. More importantly, only 13% are against it. PS: I trust the Caucasus Barometer and their data. The only problem with this chart is this — I’m pretty sure the 55% of Armenians, plus the 11% who said they don’t know, in reality have a very vague understanding of what the membership in EEU will mean for the country’s future.
  • Looking Beyond Emotions: Armenia Joins the Eurasian Union

    Observer
    12 Oct 2014 | 11:01 am
    Belarus- Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian signs an accession treaty with the Eurasian Economic Union, Minsk, 10Oct2014. It was hardly a surprise for an average Armenian to learn on Friday that the country’s President signed the agreement to join the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. Here’s why: Russia’s president Vladimir Putin wanted us there and the Russian Tzar always has his way here in Armenia; our so called Public TV touted the benefits of joining the Russia-led block for a whole year; all the political analysts said it is the…
  • Opposition flexes its muscles in Yerevan

    Observer
    11 Oct 2014 | 6:47 am
    Armenia – Leader of “Prosperous Armenia” party Gagik Tsarukian and former President Levon Ter-Petrosian at an opposition rally in Yerevan, 10Oct2014. Three non-government parliamentary parties staged a demonstration of power on Friday, as they organized the most bewildering of political rallies I have ever seen in Armenia. Consider this: the rally was organized by the “Prosperous Armenia” party led by government connected tycoon Gagik Tsarukian, radical opposition party “Armenian Naitonal Contress” led by former president Levon Ter-Petrossian and the…
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    Hnazarian | Kumpulan Aneka Resep Masakan Dan Cara Membuatnya

  • RESEP BAKWAN JAGUNG RENYAH

    10 Oct 2014 | 5:11 am
    Resep Bakwan Jagung Renyah ini adalahs alah satu resep gorengan yang kami sajikan untuk anda. Anda pasti sudah begitu sering makan bakwan jagung. Karena memang bakwan adalah salah satu gorengan yang paling disukai oleh semua orang. Resep bakwan jagung kami ini adalah refleksi dari kecintaan kami terhadap bakwan goreng jagung. Bakwan jika dilihat dari namanya adalah makanan yang berasal dari Cina
  • RESEP KERING TEMPE KENTANG PEDAS

    8 Oct 2014 | 9:18 am
    Resep Kering Tempe Kentang Pedas kali ini bisa menjadi variasi menu bagi anda yang bosan dengan menu makanan sehari-hari. Kering tempe memang cukup enak untuk ukuran masakan sederhana. Tempe mengandung banyak protein sehingga baik untuk nutrisi tubuh kita. Resep kering tempe kentang pedas dari kami ini sudah terbukti enaknya. Soal pedas, anda bisa menyesuaikan dengan selera anda. Tempe dan tahu
  • RESEP PEMPEK PALEMBANG ASLI ENAK

    7 Oct 2014 | 5:01 am
    Resep Pempek Palembang Asli Enak. Salah satu makanan khas Indonesia khususnya Sumatera adalah Pempek Palembang. Pempek palembang juga sering disebut dengan empek-empek yang sudah populer di seluruh penjuru Indonesia. Pempek palembang menjadi ikon Kota Palembang sejak puluhan tahun lalu. Sampai saat ini pun keberadaan pempek palembang masih sangat eksis. RESEP PEMPEK PALEMBANG dari kami ini tak
  • RESEP RISOLES KEJU MAYONES PALING ENAK

    6 Oct 2014 | 4:49 am
    Resep Risoles Keju Mayones Paling Enak ini kami buat berdasarkan pengalaman. Rasanya sangat enak dan mantap. Jika anda bosan dengan makanan sehari-hari, maka risoles keju mayones bisa menjadi pilihan alternatif anda. Resep risoles keju mayones juga sangat sederhana dan mudah untuk membuatnya. Risoles memang begitu digemari oleh orang Indonesia karena rasanya yang enak. Risoles biasa kita jumpai
  • RESEP GADO-GADO SAUS KACANG SPESIAL

    4 Oct 2014 | 5:21 am
    Resep Gado-Gado Saus Kacang Spesial kali ini akan kami sajikan untuk anda. Gado-gado adalah salah satu menu masakan yang sangat digemari oleh semua orang. Rasanya yang segar dan pedas menjadi daya tarik dan membuat setiap orang ketagihan. Resep gado-gado yang kami sajikan ini sangat enak dan lezat, dan anda bisa mencobanya di rumah. Gado-gado tidak akan pernah ditinggalkan oleh penggemarnya.
 
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