Daily Archives: Tuesday, 10 July, 2012

Pardon, what law?: Armenians disappointed over Hollande’s behavior in genocide criminalization

Pardon, what law?: Armenians disappointed over Hollande’s behavior in genocide criminalization

Armenians are not so much disappointed by the fact that the French president, Francois Hollande, seems to be reneging on his pledge as the fact that the probable alliance between France and Turkey will come at the expense of Armenian interests. At a joint press conference with his French counterpart in Paris on July 5, […]

Boys’ Team of Armenian College, Kolkata Wins The Centenary Plate

Boys’ Team of Armenian College, Kolkata Wins The Centenary Plate

On 7th July, Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin’s Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy (ACPA), Kolkata, India, Rugby Team recorded an impressive victory over Maidan Hazards in the Finals of the tournament for the Centenary Plate. On the 23rd June, in the Plate semifinals, the Armenian boys beat Frank Anthony Public School with a score of […]

Sputnik for Armenia: Yerevan to buy Russian-made commercial telecom satellite

Sputnik for Armenia: Yerevan to buy Russian-made commercial telecom satellite

Armenia is planning to order a commercial communications satellite from Russia under the terms of a memorandum of understanding signed on Monday during the Farnborough air show. “We have already signed a memorandum to create a communications satellite for Armenia,” said Vladimir Popovkin, director of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, at a press conference, according […]

Armavia resumes air link for ethnic Armenians fleeing from war-torn Syria

Armavia resumes air link for ethnic Armenians fleeing from war-torn Syria

Armenia’s national air carrier Armavia has resumed the Yerevan-Aleppo-Yerevan flight, which was suspended in late March over escalating violence in Syria. The direct Armenia-Syria flight has great importance for Christian Armenians caught amid the internal strife in Syria. Armavia airline press secretary Nana Avetisova told ArmeniaNow that now the company will have only one flight […]

Postcard from Armenia: American journalism meets Armenian hospitality

Postcard from Armenia: American journalism meets Armenian hospitality

The minute hand of the ministry clock in Yerevan’s imposing Republic Square was inching dangerously close to my interview deadline as I barreled through the glass doors of the government building. “Five minutes to go,” I gasped to my colleague who had kindly offered her services as translator. We charged toward two bored-looking guards standing […]

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