Daily Archives: Monday, 15 October, 2012

Archbishop Yeghishe Gizirian Celebrates 65th Anniversary of Joining Priesthood

Archbishop Yeghishe Gizirian Celebrates 65th Anniversary of Joining Priesthood

This year Archbishop Yeghishe Gizirian is celebrating the 65th Anniversary of his being ordained into priesthood of the Holy Armenian Orthodox Church. British Armenians remember the Archbishop with deep fondness and affection, as between 1982 and 2002, he served as Primate of the Armenian Churches in the United Kingdom. Archbishop Gizirian was much loved and […]

Armenian jet flies to Aleppo after Turkish checks

Armenian jet flies to Aleppo after Turkish checks

ANKARA — An Armenian plane carrying humanitarian aid to Syria’s battered second city of Aleppo took off again Monday after being made to land in eastern Turkey for a security check on its cargo, the Anatolia news agency reported. Officials said no suspect cargo turned up during the stop in eastern Erzurum city, unlike last […]

Armenia-Russia: Old ties, new projects, uncertain future

Armenia-Russia: Old ties, new projects, uncertain future

Despite the optimistic tone of the meeting of the Armenian-Russian intergovernmental commission, which took place in Yerevan late last week, it still revealed the reluctance of Yerevan to strengthen its ties with Moscow. First, it was stated that Yerevan is categorically against the Russian immigration program, Compatriots, by which about 5,000 Armenian citizens have left […]

Armenian plane en route to Syria searched in Turkey

(Reuters) – Turkey ordered an Armenian plane flying to the Syrian city of Aleppo to land on Monday and authorities were searching its cargo, as Ankara steps up efforts to prevent its air space being used to supply the Syrian military. Turkey had previously been informed the plane, which was forced to land in the […]

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