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Artsakh Ombudsman Appoints Beglaryan and DerGrigorian to New Posts
SHUSHI, Artsakh (Armenian Weekly)— Artsakh Ombudsman (Human Rights Defender) Ruben Melikyan has appointed Artak Beglaryan as the Head of Department and Babken DerGrigorian as an Adviser. “It is a great honor and pleasure,” Beglaryan said, “since I get to serve the people of Artsakh and defend their rights.” Beglaryan, who is a specialist in politics and public administration, previously worked as the Assistant then as the Press Secretary to the Artsakh Prime. Most ...
2018-02-06 13:06:45
Funeral Notice: Rakel Kortian Santikian
Rakel Kortian SantikianBorn on June 10, 1924, Kessab It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, and sister, Rakel Kortian Santikian, on Thursday, February 1, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2018, 11 a.m., at Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church, 2226 Ventura Ave., Fresno, CA, followed by the interment at Ararat Armenian Cemetery, 1925 W. Belmont Ave., Fresno, CA. She is survived by her:Son, Kevork and Liza Santikian...
2018-02-06 13:06:02
Popular Comedy Play ‘Where Is Your Groom?’ Part II to be Staged in DC
For many Armenian parents, it’s a dream come true when their child finds an Armenian spouse. But as soon as the wedding planning commences, that’s when the problems – and the comedy – begin. The sequel to the original hit play, “Where Is Your Groom? (Pesad Oor Eh)” Part II will perform for the Washington D.C. Armenian community on Saturday, March 10 at an event hosted by the Knights & Daughters of Vartan to benefit schoolteachers in Yerevan, Armenia. The...
2018-02-06 13:05:17
Burbank Youth Center, AYF Juniors Spread Christmas Cheer Locally and Abroad
BURBANK, Calif.—In its fifth year of charitable holiday season activities, the AYF Juniors Burbank Juniors “Gaidzag” Chapter members, families and supporters, with the participation of the Beshir Mardirossian Burbank Youth Center, donated more than one hundred gifts to children in the villages of Tatev, Tandzatap and Svaranc. Each gift was personally wrapped by an AYF Junior and was accompanied by a hand-written Christmas card. “Gifting Christmas presents to their peers ...
2018-02-06 13:03:54
Expert: Armenia world No.1 in number of vehicles operating on compressed natural...
YEREVAN. – Armenia is in first place in the world in the number of vehicles operating on compressed natural gas (CNG). Mkrtich Tigranyan, director of a company that specializes in testing, installation and certification of CNG cylinders, stated the aforesaid at a press conference on Monday. As per the expert, there are about 300 thousand vehicles in Armenia that operate on CNG. “With this indicator, Armenia is in first place in the world,” Tigranyan added. “Therefore p...
2018-02-05 15:33:58
Unknown man tries to break into Iran’s presidential administration building
A man was shot after trying to break into the Iranian presidential administration building in Tehran, Mehr reported. “We are trying to identify the man and learn about the reason for his attempt,” said Mohsen Nasaj Hamedani, Tehran province Deputy Governor-General for Security and Police Affairs. According to the source, an unknown person opened fire at the entrance to the building of Iranian presidential administration.
2018-02-05 15:33:12
Russian women mugged in Gyumri, they were under the influence of alcohol
Armenia capital city Yerevan resident Natalya V., 47, called the police on Sunday at around 4am, and informed that her hand was twisted, her purse was stolen, and then the muggers had fled in Gyumri. According to shamshyan.com, the woman also informed that she, together with her girlfriend—Russian citizen Tatyana Y., 49, who lives in Gyumri—had taken a taxi to the Ani District in Gyumri. According to her statement, she suspects the cab driver of this mugging. As per the source, th...
2018-02-05 15:31:51
Tillerson in Argentina, discusses Hezbollah presence in Western Hemisphere
Within the framework of his visit to Argentina, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed with Argentine authorities the joint fight against international criminal organizations, and the Lebanese Hezbollah political party representatives’ presence in the countries of the Western Hemisphere, reported TASS news agency of Russia. At a joint news conference with Jorge Faurie, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Argentina, Tillerson noted, in particular, that the US and Argentin...
2018-02-05 12:49:36
Average life expectancy is up in Armenia
YEREVAN. – According to the National Statistical Service of Armenia, the country’s population was 2,972,900 as of January 1, 2018, which is 13,200 people less than January 1 of the previous year. As of January 1 of the current year, 1,560,800 women and 1,412,100 men live in Armenia; that is, women in the country are about 11 percent more than men. The average life expectancy in Armenia is up to 75 years; this is 78.3 years for women, whereas 71.6 years for men. Child mortality rat...
2018-02-05 12:48:55
OSCE to conduct monitoring on Karabakh-Azerbaijan line of contact
STEPANAKERT. – In accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Mission on Tuesday will conduct a planned monitoring of the ceasefire on the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, to the northwest from Seysulan village of the NKR Martakert Region. From the positions of the Defense Army of the Republic of Artsakh, the monito...
2018-02-05 12:48:13
Belarus analyst: Polonez rocket system deal with Azerbaijan did not take place b...
Belarusian military analyst Alexander Alesin has told Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper of Russia that his country’s Polonez multiple launch rocket system purchase deal with Azerbaijan was not brought to fruition due to Armenia. “We [Belarus] wanted to sell Polonezes to Azerbaijan,” Alesin explained. “But our CSTO partner Armenia was against it; [so] the deal did not take place. “Azerbaijan is one of the largest customers to whom we sell air defense systems. (&hellip...
2018-02-05 12:47:34
Manas Boujikian Donates ARF Founders Gold Coins to Asbarez
GLENDALE—Community leader, benefactor and ardent Asbarez supporter Manas Boujikian presented commemorative solid gold coins, especially minted for the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation and bearing the likeness of ARF founders, Kristapor, Rosdom and Zavarian, to Asbarez editors Apo Boghogian and Ara Khachatourian at an intimate dinner at Phoenicia Restaurant. Joining Boujikian for the presentation were his fellow members of the ARF Torrance Aram Manukian Gomideh an...
2018-02-03 12:23:14
ANCA Hollywood Reps Hold Productive Meeting with Councilmember O’Farrell
LOS ANGELES—A delegation of the Armenian National Committee of America Hollywood chapter on Thursday held a productive meeting with Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell of the 13th district in his offices in Echo Park. Joining Councimember O’Farrell at the meeting were his deputy legislative director, Star Parsamyan and field deputy, George Hakopiants. The ANCA Hollywood delegation was headed by its co-chairs, Lara Yeretsian and Paul Seradarian, as well as ANCA Holl...
2018-02-03 12:22:33
Don’t Regret, Do
BY GAREN YEGPARIAN How does one avoid regret? If the person is a psychopath, it’s easy, regret may not even arise no matter how vile the behavior. But for most human beings, the path to no regrets is paved with the gleaming white marble stones of doing the right thing. Other than the natural human aversion to admitting errors, it’s fairly easy to express regret for actions taken or not, long after the time when that choice would have made a difference is past. So it is with some ...
2018-02-03 12:20:56
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