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Moscow Calls for ‘Step-by-Step Approach’ to Karabakh Resolution
MOSCOW—Russian Foreign Minister Sergay Lavrov called for a “step-by-step approach” to resolving the Karabakh conflict and added that additional measures were needed to keep the situation on the line of contact (the Artsakh-Azerbaijan border) calm. Speaking at a press conference on Monday ahead of a scheduled meeting between the f...
2018-01-17 15:43:30
Detained Saudi prince with Armenian roots selling his assets
Saudi Arabian investment firm Kingdom Holding has sold its stake in the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut for around $100-115 million including debt, sources told Reuters on Monday. One source said the buyer is a Saudi businessman of Lebanese origin and the deal was done in December. Sources have told Reuters the hotel had been up for sale for a long ...
2018-01-16 14:06:08
Turkey woman who recognizes Armenian Genocide is elected main opposition party Istanbul chapter head
Canan Kaftancıoğlu, who has been elected as head of the Istanbul Province Chapter of main parliamentary opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) of Turkey, has been targeted by the pro-government media. Turkish pro-government media and representatives of the authorities have launched a smear campaign against Kaftancıoğlu, in the press and ...
2018-01-16 14:05:23
Armenia Parliament adopts statement condemning Yazidi genocide
YEREVAN. – The National Assembly of Armenia on Tuesday adopted, with a vote of 91 for and 1 abstention, the draft statement About the Condemnation of the Genocide that the Terrorist Groups carried out in 2014, in the Republic of Iraq Territories under their Control, against the Yazidi People. This is an exclusive case when all four NA factio...
2018-01-16 14:04:40
Newspaper: What will Armenia, Azerbaijan FMs’ next meeting accomplish?
YEREVAN. – The next talk between the Armenian and the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministers Edward Nalbandian and Elmar Mammadyarov, and which is expected in the second half of January, will not make considerable progress in the process to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Russian and Western analysts have told 168 Zham (Hour) newspaper of Armeni...
2018-01-16 14:03:58
OSCE conducts monitoring on border between Artsakh and Azerbaijan
STEPANAKERT. – The OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the ceasefire regime on the border of Artsakh and Azerbaijan, on the Akna-Hindarkh road section on Tuesday in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh Republic). From the positions of the Defense Army of the Repu...
2018-01-16 13:49:31
Karabakh MOD: Soldier died under yet unclear circumstances
STEPANAKERT. – Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR) Defense Army serviceman Harutyun Khachatryan (born in 1998) sustained a fatal gunshot wound, on Tuesday at around 1:15am. He was mortally wounded at the protection area of a Defense Army military unit, but under yet unclear circumstances. An investigation is underway to find...
2018-01-16 13:48:47
Armenia Parliament adopts statement condemning Yazidi genocide
YEREVAN. – The National Assembly of Armenia on Tuesday adopted, with a vote of 91 for and 1 abstention, the draft statement About the Condemnation of the Genocide that the Terrorist Groups carried out in 2014, in the Republic of Iraq Territories under their Control, against the Yazidi People. This is an exclusive case when all four NA factio...
2018-01-16 13:48:02
Editorial: The Youth Continue to Propel the ARF
The founders of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation—Kristapor (Mikaelian), Rosdom (Stepan Zorian) and (Simon) Zavarian—were young when they came together to unite a nation under siege by its Ottoman and Russian imperial rulers. So were other notable ARF members such as Papken Suni, General Dro, Karekin Njdeh to name a few, who pledged...
2018-01-15 13:37:15
ACTION ALERT: Stand Up to Trevor Noah and the Daily Show
On Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, Trevor Noah of the Daily Show made a reprehensible and demeaning on-air reference to our community as “Filthy Armenians” while the Daily Show production team added a laugh track to accompany the appalling remark. On Friday, the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region submitted a letter to ...
2018-01-15 13:36:41
HRW Says There is Little Protection, Aid for Domestic Violence Survivors
New Law Should Enhance Safety, Services, JusticeYEREVAN–The lives and well-being of women and children in Armenia who have survived domestic violence are in jeopardy because of the Armenian government’s failure to ensure their protection, Human Rights Watch said Friay. In December 2017, Armenia’s parliament passed a law on violenc...
2018-01-15 13:35:49
Greece and Turkey Playing Nice?
BY GAREN YEGPARIAN So, a Turk walks into a bar… Oh wait, I’m not telling a joke. Rather, I’m writing an article. But that’s difficult to remember when the Turk in question is Erdoğan and the “bar” is Greece. A friend recently sent me a BBC news item reporting on an historic visit by a Turkish president to Gre...
2018-01-15 13:34:58
Prelate’s New Year And Christmas Dinner Marked By Tradition And New Successes
Plaques of Appreciation And Gratitude Presented To Anahid Baghdadlian-Ohanesian, Kathy Bedrosian, Abdulian, Shirvanian, and Baghdassarian Families Baghdassarian And Melkonian Families To Host 2019 And 2020 Christmas Dinner Respectively MONTEBELLO—On Saturday, January 6, 550 members of the Western Prelacy family and community, dignitaries, s...
2018-01-15 13:34:08
An Impactfull Holiday Season for ARS Social Services
GLENDALE—The Armenian Relief Society of Western US, Social Services Division successfully carried out its first-ever Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program during the 2017 holiday season as a result of thoughtful and kindhearted support received from the community at large. Some 46 families in need in the local community were adopted by individual d...
2018-01-15 13:13:13
No landings conducted at Yerevan international airport
YEREVAN. – No landings are conducted at Zvartnots International Airport of Armenia’s capital city of Yerevan since Friday morning, and due to low visibility. Satenik Hovhannisyan, Press Secretary of the General Department of Civil Aviation of Armenia, told about the above-said to Armenian News-NEWS.am. In her words, since these flight...
2018-01-12 16:33:43
Armenians among world’s top backgammon players in 2017
The year 2017 was successful, especially for Armenian professional backgammon players. In particular, the national backgammon team of Armenia became the winner in the final of world’s best backgammon teams’ tournament, the Worldwide Team Challenge, which was held in Georgia within the framework of the Backgammon World Championship. In ...
2018-01-12 16:16:36
Turkish Foreign Ministry warns its citizens against visiting US
It is not safe to travel to the United States of America for Turkish citizens, because there is a threat of terrorism and violence, Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement. This recommendation of the foreign office followed the U.S. State Department travel alert calling on the Americans not to visit Turkey the day before. The U.S. urged its ...
2018-01-12 16:15:28
Armenia drivers of right-hand steering wheel cars continue protests
YEREVAN. – Drivers of the right-hand steering wheel cars have gathered near the government building on Armenia to decide on their future plans. On Thursday the Armenian government approved the bill, which will ban right-hand steering wheel cars’ import to Armenia from April 1. Speaking to Armenian News-NEWS.am, chairman of Logos NGO A...
2018-01-12 16:14:31
Parliament Committee Approves Statement on Yezidi Genocide
YEREVAN—Armenia’s National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Foreign Relation on Thursday approved a draft statement recognizing and condemning the genocide perpetrated against the Yezidi people by terrorists groups on territories of Iraq under their control. The issue will now be discussed at a plenary session of the Parliament. ...
2018-01-12 11:09:26
In Memoriam: Mariam Kirakosian Megrdichian
Mariam Kirakosian Megrdichian(May 29, 1929-January 7, 2018) Mariam Mary Megrdichian was born on May 10, 1929, to Gregor and Bengsat Kirakosian in Vladikavkaz North Ossetia-Alania, Russia. A few years after her birth, the Kirakosian family moved to a collective farming village, kolkhoz, in Novorosisk, Russia on the Black Sea coast, where many Armen...
2018-01-12 11:08:39
Fresno’s Keyan School to Host ‘Crab Feed’
FRESNO—The Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School announced that it will be hosting its 15th annual “Crab Feed: on February 3 at the Holy Trinity Church Social Hall. The Annual Crab Feed is one of the major fund-raisers for the school. The evening includes an all-you-can-eat crab dinner, a spirited live and silent auction, full bar, a...
2018-01-12 11:07:29
Governor’s Budget Maintains Allotment for Armenian American Museum
SACRAMENTO—Senator Anthony J. Portantino announced that the Armenian American Museum funding approved in last year’s budget has been programmed for expenditure this year in Governor Brown’s proposed budget announced Wednesday. This confirms that $3 million of the $4 million approved has actually been programmed for expenditure. T...
2018-01-12 11:06:38
State Dept. Ranks Armenia among ‘Safest Countries for Travel,’ Azerbaijan Not So Much
WASHINGTON—The State Department has ranked Armenia among the safest countries for travel. On January 10, the Department of State launched improvements to how it shares information with U.S. travelers. The improvements are meant to provide US citizens with clear, timely, and reliable safety and security information worldwide. Under the new s...
2018-01-12 11:05:48
Airport Mogul Eurnekian to Pass Baton to Nephew
Argentine Armenian businessman Eduardo Eurnekian reportedly will pass the ownership of the Corporacion America Airports SA to his nephew, Martin, according to a report in Bloomberg on Thursday. Eurnekian’s company, which operates concessions in 51 airports worldwide is looking to sell as much as $750 million of shares between January and Feb...
2018-01-12 11:04:57
Armenia government approves European Social Charter (Revised) national report
YEREVAN. – At Thursday’s Cabinet session, the government of Armenia approved the European Social Charter (Revised) national report, from 2013 to 2016. The Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Artem Asatryan, presented the respective draft decision. Armenia ratified the European Social Charter (Revised) in January 2004. The Charter p...
2018-01-11 16:52:35
Armenia to sell precious items in government reserve fund
YEREVAN. – At Thursday’s Cabinet meeting, the government of Armenia approved the 2018-2021 plan for the sale of the precious items in the government reserve fund. The Minister of Finance, Vardan Aramyan, introduced the respective draft decision. In the minister’s words, the precious stones and state treasures have not been sold ...
2018-01-11 16:51:49
Armenia Parliament committee approves agreement signed with Tajikistan
YEREVAN. – The Standing Committee on Foreign Relations of the National Assembly of Armenia on Thursday approved the intergovernmental agreement on mutual visits that was signed with Tajikistan. Under the respective bilateral agreements, the citizens of Armenia and Tajikistan will be able to stay in one another’s countries for six month...
2018-01-11 16:50:47
Bild: Erdogan set to meet Merkel in near future
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intends to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Bild reported. According to the source, Erdogan considers two possibilities: either to invite Merkel to Ankara or to visit Germany. Erdogan repeatedly holds telephone conversations with Merkel and German President Frank...
2018-01-11 16:48:26
US intends to send tank brigade to Europe this summer
The United States will send the first Tank Brigade to Europe in the summer of 2018 within the rotation of US forces in Europe, the US mission to NATO reported. Atlantic Resole operation was launched in April 2014. According to US and NATO, it aimed at restoring reassurance of the Eastern European states, after Crimea's reunification with Russia. W...
2018-01-11 16:33:34
Yerevan Confirms Oligarch Blacklisted by U.S. Worked as Nalbandian’s ‘Adviser’
YERVAN (RFE/RL)—A controversial Russian businessman blacklisted by the United States for his alleged ties to organized crime has worked as an “adviser” to Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian, the Foreign Ministry in Yerevan acknowledged on Tuesday. The U.S. Treasury Department imposed financial sanctions on the Rus...
2018-01-11 13:16:45
Vivian Ekchian Named Interim Superintendent of Los Angeles Schools
LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously approved the appointment of Vivian Ekchian as interim superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Ekchian, has been serving as acting superintendent since October, when Superintendent Michelle King went of medical leave. On Friday, King announced her retirem...
2018-01-11 13:15:47
Armenian Medical Society Awards Scholarships at Mentorship Night
GLENDALE—The Armenian American Medical Society held its Annual Mentorship Program on December 27. The Mentorship program is an AAMS project that unites our healthcare partners with burgeoning medical professionals who are looking towards a future in the field of healthcare. This exciting endeavor is geared towards strengthening the healthcar...
2018-01-11 13:14:19
‘Creation of Universe: and Eve. Where is Adam?’ A New Exhibit at Fresno Armenian Museum
FRESNO—Meet noted artist Lucy Janjigian on the opening night reception of “Creation of the Universe: and Eve. Where is Adam?” which will take place on Friday, January 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Armenian Museum of Fresno. “Painting is my Passion,” says Lucy Janjigian, a widely traveled and noted Jerusalem-born painter ...
2018-01-11 13:12:36
Sarkisian Calls on Government to ‘Monitor and Mitigate’ Price Hikes
YEREVAN (RFE/RL)—President Serzh Sarkisian expressed concern on Wednesday at the latest increases in the prices of fuel and some foodstuffs in Armenia, telling his government to look for ways of mitigating their impact on the population. Speaking at an emergency meeting with senior state officials, Sarkisian also instructed Armenian anti-tru...
2018-01-11 13:11:09
Armenian President signs a number of laws adopted by Parliament
YEREVAN.- Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on January 10 signed a number of laws adopted by the Parliament, the Presidential Office reported. The laws concern making changes and amendments in the law on ‘Budget system of Armenia’, changes in the law on ‘State Debt’, changes and amendments in the law on ‘Approval of t...
2018-01-10 17:35:08
Expert: Number of Armenia private companies increased by 7,000 in 2017
YEREVAN. – In 2017, the number of companies in the private sector of Armenia has increased by 7,000. Chairman of the Republican Union of Employers of Armenia, economist Gagik Makaryan, stated the abovementioned at a press conference on Wednesday. In his words, these are primarily small and medium-sized business companies. Makaryan added tha...
2018-01-10 17:34:14
Economist: Impact of inflation in Armenia is very negative
YEREVAN. – The impact of inflation in Armenia is extremely negative, for objective and subjective reasons. National Assembly “Tsarukyan” Faction MP, economist Vardan Bostanjyan, told the abovementioned to Armenian News-NEWS.am. As per Bostanjyan, after the new Eurasian Economic Union Customs Code’s entry into force, the pr...
2018-01-10 16:33:30
Armenia Parliament deputy speaker to travel to Paris
National Assembly (NA) of Armenia Vice Chairperson Arpine Hovhannisyan, who also heads the NA delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), will be in Paris from January 12 to 17. Armenian News-NEWS.am has learned from the NA press service that, in the French capital city, Hovhannisyan will participate in a meeting of t...
2018-01-10 16:32:35
Dietitian: Armenia residents no longer pay much attention to setting lavish New Year’s tables
YEREVAN. – People in Armenia have stopped focusing on the lavishness of the New Year’s tables and they try to avoid unnecessary spending, said dietitian Vardanush Petrosyan, at a press conference on Wednesday. In her view, this is largely due to the dire socioeconomic present-day situation in the country. “Not everyone [in Armen...
2018-01-10 16:31:55
Armenia analyst: East-West relations have been transformed in 2017
YEREVAN. – In the year past, relations between the East and the West have been radically transformed, since it was considered that these relations had gone on predominantly under the advancement of the West’s interests, over the last 500 years. Armenia’s Noravank Scientific Educational Foundation Executive Director, political sci...
2018-01-10 16:31:15
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