Daily Archives: Friday, 28 September, 2012

UK Community Transfers Funds for Syrian-Armenian Relief

UK Community Transfers Funds for Syrian-Armenian Relief

 Syrian Armenian Relief Fund Report of The transfer of funds for relief The committee of SARF gratefully acknowledges the generous response to its appeal for funds to help our brethren in Syria. As you are aware the continuing fierce conflict in Syria has disrupted normal life and has endangered the minority communities specifically. The Catholicosates […]

Why Hungarian nationalists should be mad that Armenia is still so mad at Hungary

Why Hungarian nationalists should be mad that Armenia is still so mad at Hungary

A statement yesterday by the Hungarian foreign ministry that it has “not much else” to offer Armenia to help mend the diplomatic relations shattered by the Ramil Safarov affair suggests that the Hungarian government is really trying to draw a line under the ugly split. I doubt it will work. Despite Hungary’s ongoing attempts to […]

What of the Rights of Javakhk-Armenians?

While we are well aware that the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide is the international law under which we seek justice for the Armenian Genocide, and we know that the right to self-determination of Karabagh-Armenians is protected under Article VIII of the Helsinki Final Act, what of the […]

Armenia prepares for presidential elections

Armenia prepares for presidential elections

Armenia wakes up after summer. The political situation begins to adapt to the presidential elections in February 2013. Leaders of the union National Self-Determination and the party New Times, Parujr Ajrikian and Aram Karapetian, intend to go to the polls. But both of them are outsiders. Most likely, this group will include two or three […]

New financing agreements for reforms in Armenia

New financing agreements for reforms in Armenia

Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Füle, and Prime Minister of Armenia, Tigran Sargsyan, signed two new financing agreements between the European Union and Armenia in Yerevan on Thursday. Totalling €43 million, the two agreements focus on institution building and will support the negotiations and implementation of the future EU-Armenia bilateral agreements: the […]

ARMENIA’S BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT NOT GOOD FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS

Investment policies should be very important for Armenia, according to Nikolyay Baghdasaryan and Lernik Hovhannisyan, the director and a lawyer of the Armlegal school of attorneys. At a news conference on Tuesday, Baghdasaryan said that the Armenia’s investment environment is not attractive for big businessmen. “I personally have served ten big investment companies, and later […]

Rose Vartanian: Focus of Titanic Exhibit and Party

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, and the largest exhibit of its recovered artifacts is on display here in Dearborn at the Henry Ford. It’s been dubbed “America’s greatest authentic history attraction,” with hundreds of thousands visiting each year. Over 1,500 people perished that night of April 15, 1912, […]

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