Daily Archives: Saturday, 6 October, 2012

Georgia’s Ivanishvili In Hot Water After `Anti-Armenian Gaffe’

Georgia’s Ivanishvili In Hot Water After `Anti-Armenian Gaffe’

Bidzina Ivanishvili, the billionaire leader of an opposition alliance that has won Georgia’s parliamentary elections, has raised eyebrows in Armenia after reportedly questioning the existence of a sizable Armenian community in his country. Ivanishvili, who is expected to become prime minister, was quoted as making disparaging comments in an interview with the Russian online journal […]

Homenetmen: a Worldwide Family

I have my parents to thank for a lot of things: the roof over my head, the clothes on my back and the food in my mouth. But, these generic things aside they also took me to church every Sunday, taught me Armenian and, when I was five years old, they enrolled me in Homenetmen. […]

Armenia Drops Visas For EU Citizens

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)—Citizens of the European Union member states travelling to Armenia will no longer need entry visas starting from next year, the Armenian government announced on Thursday in what it called a further boost to the country’s European integration. The landmark measure, effective from January 10, 2013, means that EU nationals will be allowed to […]

Lighthouse Foundation reaches out to Armenia’s disabled

Lighthouse Foundation reaches out to Armenia’s disabled

Ptghounk, Armenia – Armenian Lighthouse Charitable Foundation (ALCF), the organization formerly known as Paros “Lighthouse” Charitable Foundation, cares for the sick and injured who are marginalized and often forgotten. As part of its community outreach initiative, called Husi Jerag (Light of Hope), ALCF has given the gift of mobility to dozens of disabled children and […]

Technology Festival: DigiTech Expo to celebrate new Armenian high-tech ideas

Organizers of Armenia’s premier international high-tech event, DigiTech Expo 2012, say the technological exhibition commencing on Friday will become a real ‘Armenian Technology Festival’ presenting the current intellectual edge of the nation. This motto for the eighth annual event this coming weekend is bringing together as many as 130 local and foreign companies (representing such […]

Armenian president says Azerbaijan threatens new war

Armenian president says Azerbaijan threatens new war

(Reuters) – Armenian President Serzh Sarksyan accused Azerbaijan on Friday of threatening a new war over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh disputed by the south Caucasus neighbors. Azerbaijan is accumulating a “horrendous quantity” of arms in preparation for a resumption of fighting, Sarksyan, 58, told Reuters in an interview. He said Armenia wanted a negotiated settlement […]

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