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Gina Haspel - torture master?
There has been a revolution in the shady world of US espionage after Donald Trump named a woman as CIA head for the first time. RT looks at the top spy, who rights activists accused of overseeing torture and demanded her arrest. Gina Haspel, born October 1, 1956 was a deputy CIA director before becoming the most powerful official at America’s main spy agency. She was one of the top intelligence officers to take part in the worst alleged abuses of Bush-era interrogation program, which reno...
2018-03-14 12:41:25
Members of Congress commemorate 30th anniversary of anti-Armenian pogroms in Aze...
Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Co-Chair Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Co-Vice Chair Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Congressman Jim Costa (D-CA) issued statements in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s anti-Armenian pogroms in Sumgait, Kirovabad, and Baku, the Armenian Assembly of America reported . Invited by the Armenian Caucus leadership, a delegation from Artakh (Nagorno Karabakh), led by President Bako Sa...
2018-03-14 12:40:13
US avenue to be renamed to Artsakh Street
Members of the city council of Glendale, California, USA have unanimously voted to begin the process of renaming an avenue in the city to Artsakh Street, in honor of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic; NKR). Accordingly, Maryland Avenue—between Wilson and Harvard—will be renamed to Artsakh Street, informed the Facebook page of Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Glendale. On March 13 the Glendale City Council unanimously voted to begin the process of renam...
2018-03-14 12:37:56
Armenia FM to head to Denmark on official visit
YEREVAN. – At the invitation of foreign minister Anders Samuelsen of Denmark, Armenia Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian on Wednesday will make an official visit to Copenhagen. During his trip, Nalbandian is scheduled to hold talks with senior representatives of the Danish executive and legislative authorities, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. In the Danish capital city, the Armenian FM will meet also with representatives of the Danish Foreign Po...
2018-03-14 12:36:25
Vutova: New Criminal Code adoption is part of Armenia’s commitments
YEREVAN. – The adoption of the new Criminal Code is part of Armenia’s commitments. Natalia Vutova, Head of the Council of Europe (CoE) Office in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, on Wednesday noted the aforementioned at the discussion—in Yerevan—on the draft Criminal Code of Armenia. She recalled that numerous amendments and additions were made to the current Criminal Code over the years, but now, a new draft document has been developed. Vutova said they hope it wi...
2018-03-14 12:35:08
EU ambassador says Armenia is at important transitional phase
YEREVAN. – Armenia is at an important transitional phase. Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, Head of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Armenia, on Wednesday stated the aforesaid at the discussion—in capital city Yerevan—on the draft Criminal Code of Armenia. In his words, the EU provides a financial assistance of about €900 thousand to this program—ever since 2015, this amount is worth spending for these objectives, and the EU is cooperating with the Council of...
2018-03-14 12:33:53
Seekers of Armenians’ “treasures” detained in Turkey
Police in Turkey have detained the seekers of “treasures” hidden by Armenians, in Kayseri town. Kayseri law enforcement received a report that some persons were secretly drilling in a place, and with the hope of finding treasures, according to Cumhuriyet newspaper of Turkey. The police officers who arrived at the scene detained three persons, who confessed that they wanted to find a treasure because they had heard that there are a large number of treasures that were hidden a long t...
2018-03-13 11:35:13
EU official: No major obstacles to ratification of EU-Armenia agreement
There are no major obstacles to the ratification of the EU-Armenia agreement that was signed in November, Deputy Director General at EU's DG Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations Katarina Mathernova told the Armenian News-NEWS.am correspondent. "I do not know whether the agreement will be ratified this year, but I do not see major obstacles. I do not see it being as complicated as in the case of Ukraine because there was a referendum in the Netherlands that quite significantly extended the...
2018-03-13 11:31:22
ANCA SFV West Chapter to host conference on 30th anniversary of Artsakh Liberati...
The ANCA-San Fernando Valley West Chapter has organized a one day conference in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Artsakh Liberation Struggle to recap the history and demand of its people to self-determination, as well as to review international resolutions and agreements pertaining to its legal status. The one-day conference will feature presentations by historian Garo Moumdjian, Ph.D, Editor and Columnist Harut Sassounian, ANCA National Board Member Steven Dadaian, Esq., A.R.F. Western US ...
2018-03-13 11:30:01
14 Armenia communities to hold local elections on Sunday
Local elections will be conducted Sunday in fourteen communities of Armenia. Opposition “Way Out” (Yelk) bloc, however, has nominated no candidate in any of these communities. Like all other elections, the ruling Republican Party of Armenia has a contender in most of these communes. An actual “battle” is expected solely in Noramarg and Debed villages of the Ararat and the Lori Provinces, respectively. And in the Kotayk Province, there will be a local election only in ...
2018-03-10 11:56:13
Newspaper: Underlings at Russian military unit in Armenia are told to vote for P...
Presidential elections will be held in Russia on March 18, wrote Zhamanak (Time) newspaper of Armenia. “[But] 10 days before the elections, voting has started in the territories outside the territory of Russia. “[But] before starting the voting, commander of one of the Russian military units located in Armenia lined up his subordinates and announced, ‘Today we will elect President Putin,’ and then distributed the ballots. “The voting was open and transparent; all...
2018-03-10 11:55:35
Armenian soldier saved future US senator’s life
Former United States Senator Mark Kirk, whom the visiting Armenian parliamentary delegation on Friday awarded with the Medal of Honor of the National Assembly of Armenia, in Washington, D.C., began his respective remarks by saying that he is indebted to an Armenian soldier for saving his life, reported the Voice of America Armenian Service. Kirk said, arriving in Armenia many years ago as just a rank-and-file employee of the US Congress, he had visited the border with Azerbaijan to get familiar...
2018-03-10 11:54:49
Putin: Trump is not let to normalize relations with Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin told NBC News that engaging in mutual accusations and insults between Russia and the United States is a “road to nowhere,” reported RBC news agency of Russia. “Let’s sit down calmly, talk and figure things out,” he noted speaking about normalizing Russian-American relations. “I believe that the current [US] president wants to do that, but there are forces that won’t let him do it.” In Putin’s view, US Presid...
2018-03-10 11:51:18
Armenia president to attend opening ceremony of Candidates Tournament 2018
President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan is leaving for a working visit to Germany on Friday to participate in the opening ceremony of the Candidates Tournament 2018, which will be held in Berlin on March 10-28. The Armenian leader will make a symbolic first move as an honorary guest of the tournament on Saturday. Eight strongest chess players will participate in the Berlin tournament: World Cup winner Levon Aronyan (Armenia), participant of the final of the Ding Liren (China), Shakhriyar Mamedyaro...
2018-03-10 11:49:41
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