Daily Archives: Tuesday, 23 October, 2012

Artsakh Soccer Team Beats Abkhazia 3-0

Artsakh Soccer Team Beats Abkhazia 3-0

STEPANAKERT—The Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic) National Soccer team beat Abkhazia 3 to 0 in a friendly match played at the Stepenakert Stadium, reported the Stepanakert-based Aparaj newspaper. This was a second match between the two teams. The first took place in September in Sukhumi and the game was tied 1 to 1. The coach of the […]

Drone violence along Armenian-Azerbaijani border could lead to war

Drone violence along Armenian-Azerbaijani border could lead to war

EREVAN, Armenia — In a region where a fragile peace holds over three frozen conflicts, the nations of the South Caucasus are buzzing with drones they use to probe one another’s defenses and spy on disputed territories. The region is also host to strategic oil and gas pipelines and a tangled web of alliances and […]

Armenia records solid improvement in Diong Business: WB

Armenia records solid improvement in Diong Business: WB

WASHINGTON D.C., OCTOBER 23, ARMENPRESS: Armenia (rank in Doing Business 2013: 32) strengthened investor protections by introducing a requirement for shareholder approval of related-party transactions, requiring greater disclosure of such transactions in the annual report, and making it easier to sue directors when such transactions are prejudicial. In addition, it made getting electricity easier by […]

Akçam Says Turkish Archives Show Genocide Planning By Central Government

Akçam Says Turkish Archives Show Genocide Planning By Central Government

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A capacity audience gathered to hear Prof. Taner Akçam speak about his most recent book, The Young Turks’ Crime against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire, at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. Akçam is the only scholar of Turkish descent who chairs an […]

An Odar’s Pilgrimage to Historic Armenia

An Odar’s Pilgrimage to Historic Armenia

I’d heard about historic Armenia for years. I learned about it from the stories of friends whose grandparents were born there. I saw it in the paintings of Saryan. I sang about it in songs like “Giligia” and “Akh Vaspurakan.” I peered into it from the buffer zone on the Armenian side of the border […]

Harut and Ophelia: A Father’s Birthday Wish

Harut and Ophelia: A Father’s Birthday Wish

For his daughter’s birthday, my friend Harut wished for her the following, which he wrote on his Facebook page: “Ophelia dear, my daughter, I am grateful to God that you exist. For you, my miracle, I wish happiness. I am sure that you will not stay there; I know that you are coming back because […]

Preventive measures: Armenia responds to Azerbaijan’s military rhetoric by showing airstrike capability

Preventive measures: Armenia responds to Azerbaijan’s military rhetoric by showing airstrike capability

Last week Armenia marked the Day of Armenian Missile and Artillery Troops. But that wasn’t the main factor that generated interest in the missile forces. The main interest was fueled by the unprecedented statement made by Armenia’s deputy defense minister about Armenia’s being ready to carry out strike against the oil and gas infrastructure of […]

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