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COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEMBER, VIKEN HALADJIAN, RECEIVES GOLD MEDAL

COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEMBER, VIKEN HALADJIAN, RECEIVES GOLD MEDAL   This year’s celebration of the 22nd Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence by the Republic of Armenia became also the happy occasion to celebrate the award of a Gold Medal of the Armenian Ministry for the Diaspora to a member of the Armenian Community Council, Mr. […]

Community Council Presents Gift to Her Majesty the Queen

Community Council Presents Gift to Her Majesty the Queen

COMMUNITY COUNCIL PRESENTS GIFT TO THE QUEEN   On the occasion of the celebration of the Diamond Jubilee (2012) of the accession to the Throne of Her Majesty the Queen and the Diamond Jubilee (June 2013) of Her Majesty’s Coronation, on behalf of the British Armenian Community the Armenian Community Council of the United Kingdom […]

Dr Armen Sarkissian Appointed Armenia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland

Dr Armen Sarkissian Appointed Armenia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland

Dr Armen Sarkissian Appointed Armenia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland On 27th September 2013, President Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree appointing former Prime Minister Armen Sarkissian, Armenia’s new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. Dr Sarkissian’s Diplomatic career began in 1991, immediately following the Independence of the […]

Asbarez Editorial: The Long Road to Democracy

EDITORIAL: The Long Road to Democracy The Coat of Arms of the Republic of Armenia It has been 22 years since that momentous day when Armenia freed itself from Soviet clutches and declared independence, knowing full-well that the road to sovereignty and true independence would be long and hard. The early years were marred by […]

Russia Leans on Its Neighbors

The New York Times Opinion Pages   Op-Ed Contributors Choices for the South Caucasus   By DENIS CORBOY, WILLIAM COURTNEY, RICHARD KAUZLARICH and KENNETH YALOWITZ Published: August 28, 2013   Five years after the Russian-Georgian war captured world attention, the South Caucasus — Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia — continues to face huge challenges. The region’s geopolitical […]

The Arab Spring and the Armenian Winter

The Arab Spring and the Armenian Winter   EDITORIAL | AUGUST 29, 2013 11:00 AM By Edmond Y. Azadian The political turmoil artificially created in the Arab and Muslim world has come to be named euphemistically as the Arab Spring, as if promising a better future for the citizens of that region. Instead, political instability, […]

The Safarov Affair Could be the Key for Unlocking the Karabakh Deadlock

This article was submitted by Armenag Topalian – England The Safarov Affair Could be the Key for Unlocking the Karabakh Dead Lock The Safarov affair has sailed up as a bizarre breach of international agreements, where the rule of law can evidently collapse once it crosses borders. Hungary insists that the extradition was carried out […]

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