Daily Archives: Friday, 10 August, 2012

Microelectronics Olympiad backed by Synopsys, IEEE

LONDON – It won’t be speed over 100-meters but knowledge about microelectronics at the nanometer-scale that will determine the winners in a competition to take place in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, later this year. The idea behind the forthcoming electronic engineering competition is to turn microelectronics engineers into medal winners and inspire the next […]

The Armenian Genocide as a Case of Preventing Self-Determination

The Armenian Genocide as a Case of Preventing Self-Determination

The official attitude on the Armenian Genocide and the systematic practice of ethnic cleansing in Anatolia has reached a new stage with the recent statement by Vecdi Gonul, the former Turkish minister of national defense, to the effect that had these tragic events not occurred, the present-day Republic of Turkey could not have come into […]

Russia, Armenia ‘close strategic partners’ – Presidents

Russia, Armenia ‘close strategic partners’ – Presidents

Their meeting closely coincided with the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Russia and Armenia and the 15th anniversary of the Russian-Armenian friendship, cooperation and mutual assistance treaty. After emerging from the talks, Mr Putin spoke for the press: “We have discussed Russian-Armenian coordination within international organizations, including the Commonwealth of Independent States and the […]

Frequently Asked Questions on Armenian Demands from Turkey

The approaching centennial of the Armenian Genocide in 2015 raises some fundamental questions, particularly on Armenian territorial demands from Turkey. In the weeks and months ahead, this column will address these issues by presenting the rationale for these demands and provide answers to frequently asked questions. *** Question 1: Is it true that all claims […]

Supreme Court asked to review Armenian Genocide-era insurance case

Supreme Court asked to review Armenian Genocide-era insurance case

Washington – The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) joined an amicus brief to uphold a California law that protects the property rights of Armenian Americans, who were denied life insurance benefits during and after the Armenian Genocide. The filing follows a long and complex legal history that has included three separate and conflicting opinions […]

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