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Armenian coin wins first prize at Vicenza Numismatica 10th international numismatic fair

Armenian coin wins first prize at Vicenza Numismatica 10th international numismatic fair 14:45 18.11.2013   An Armenian memorial coin dedicated to the 500th anniversary of Armenian printing won the first prize at the Vicenza Numismatica 10th international fair in Italy, Press Service of the Central Bank of Armenia informed Public Radio of Armenia. The international […]

Plan for an Armenian genocide denier to air views in Parliament house outrages Armenian community

Plan for an Armenian genocide denier to air views in Parliament house outrages Armenian community   Updated Fri 15 Nov 2013, 11:51pm AEDT   Armenian Australians are outraged that one of the worlds most strident Armenian genocide deniers, Professor Justin McCarthy, will be allowed to present his views next week in Parliament House. Michael Brissenden […]

Turkey must return Armenian churches, Aram I says in Europe

Turkey must return Armenian churches, Aram I says in Europe   09:38 16/10/2013 In his opening remarks at the 3rd Conference of European Armenians, organized by the European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (ANC of Europe) and held at the European Parliament, His Holiness Aram I urged Turkey to “return Armenian churches to their […]

Armenian Genocide recognition indispensable precondition for Turkey to join EU: MEP

Armenian Genocide recognition indispensable precondition for Turkey to join EU: MEP The recognition of the Armenian Genocide is an indispensable precondition for Turkey to join the EU. As reports “Armenpress” citing kibrispostasi.com, Greek MEP, the Head of the EU-Armenia Friendship Group Eleni Theocharous stated this. “Turkey has nothing to do in the EU and civilized […]

The Sunday Times: British special forces carried out secret trainings in Azerbaijan

The Sunday Times: British special forces carried out secret trainings in Azerbaijan   19:21 21/10/2013 » Society The Foreign and Commonwealth Office paid for the SAS to train Azerbaijan’s special forces in an effort to gain influence with the hardline ex-Soviet regime, the British Sunday Times writes. According to a leaked document seen by The […]

Bulgaria’s playoff hopes hit by 2-1 defeat in Armenia

Bulgaria’s playoff hopes hit by 2-1 defeat in Armenia   Published: Saturday October 12, 2013 MYT 2:22:12 AM   YEREVAN (Reuters) – Armenia beat nine-man Bulgaria 2-1 in an eventful Group B match in Yerevan on Friday to record a first home victory in their World Cup qualifying campaign and dent their opponents’ playoff hopes. […]

Armenian Review Appoints New Assistant Editor, Publishes Recent Issue

Armenian Review Appoints New Assistant Editor, Publishes Recent Issue   Dr. Talar Chahinian joins the Armenian Review as assistant editor WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Spring-Summer 2013 issue of the Armenian Review was published earlier this month. The most recent issue includes articles ranging from historic textual analysis to current political issues. In the first article of the […]

Delegates from 17 Countries Pay Their Respects at Yerevan Genocide Memorial

Delegates from 17 Countries Pay Their Respects at Yerevan Genocide Memorial   11:28, October 11, 2013 Members of 31 delegations, hailing from 17 countries, now in Yerevan to participate in celebrations to mark the 2795th of the Armenian capital and to attend the International Conference of Capital Cities of the Council of Europe, visited the Armenian […]

Armenian Church to canonize martyrs of genocide. Ankara unhappy

Armenian Church to canonize martyrs of genocide. Ankara unhappy by NAT da Polis The ceremony should take place in 2015 , the centenary of the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians. Armenian bishops from around the world at the synod which decided the canonization. The tensions between Armenia and Turkey take on “religious” character. Istanbul (AsiaNews) […]

Armenian Church, Survivor of the Ages, Faces Modern Hurdles

New York Times Echmiadzin Journal: Armenian Church, Survivor of the Ages, Faces Modern Hurdles     Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times Leaders of the Armenian Apostolic Church gathered in Echmiadzin.   By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN   Published: October 3, 2013     ECHMIADZIN, Armenia — In this ancient city, tucked in a valley […]

Peroomian’s Photo Essays Explore Space and Time in Armenia

Peroomian’s Photo Essays Explore Space and Time in Armenia A Photographic Journey of my Homeland, Armenia by Vahé Peroomian GLENDALE— Vahé Peroomian’s recently published e-book, A Photographic Journey of my Homeland, Armenia is a 220-page collection of 12 sweeping photo essays chronicling Peroomian’s travels and experiences in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh from 2004 to 2011, during […]

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 […]

Actor, Activist Sos Sargsyan Dies at 84

Actor, Activist Sos Sargsyan Dies at 84

Actor, Activist Sos Sargsyan Dies at 84   Thursday, September 26th, 2013   YEREVAN—Renowned Armenian actor, playwright, People’s Artist and political activist Sos Sargsyan passed away Thursday. He was 84. Sargsyan was born in Stevanavan, in the Lori Region of Armenia and moved to Yerevan in 1948 and worked as an actor in Armenia’s Youth […]

Baroness Cox: Azerbaijan broke faith

Baroness Cox: Azerbaijan broke faith September 28, 2013 | 15:10 YEREVAN. – Azerbaijan broke faith and behaved in an appalling way by making a hero of Ramil Safarov, Baroness Caroline Cox said. “We must never forget that the Armenian army officer was murdered in his sleep,” she said during the opening ceremony of a monument […]

Gourgen Margaryan’s spirit will never die: Caroline Cox

Gourgen Margaryan’s spirit will never die: Caroline Cox 15:54, 28 September, 2013 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 28, ARMENPRESS. “Your heroes are true heroes,” member of the British House of Lords Caroline Cox stated this addressing the people of Armenia and Artsakh at the opening of the monument dedicated to Armenian Officer murdered with an axe while asleep […]

Armenia vs. Georgia 3-1

Armenia vs. Georgia 3-1 September 28, 2013 YEREVAN. – A friendly match between the Armenian and the Georgian U17 national football teams was played in Armenia’s capital city Yerevan. In the end, Armenia defeated the guests by a score of 3-1, informs the Football Federation of Armenia website. The squads will play another friendly on […]

Eurovision Announce 2014 Rule Changes For Fairer Jury

EUROVISION ANNOUNCE 2014 RULE CHANGES FOR FAIRER JURY World TV PC September 25, 2013 Wednesday 2:45 PM EST Throughout its long history, the popular pan-European Eurovision Song Contest has faced plenty of accusations that the results displayed on-screen are not the full story, with a new batch of claims having come in in recent months […]

ARMENIAN CHURCH TO CANONISE VICTIMS OF 1915 GENOCIDE IN OTTOMAN EMPIRE

ARMENIAN CHURCH TO CANONISE VICTIMS OF 1915 GENOCIDE IN OTTOMAN EMPIRE ITAR-TASS, Russia September 27, 2013 Friday 05:07 PM GMT+4 HOLY ETCHMIADZIN Armenia, September 27 – Bishops’ Council of the Armenian Apostolic Church has reached a decision to canonise 1.5 million people of Armenian ethnicity annihilated in amassed ethnic purges in the Ottoman Empire in […]

Barack Obama sent a congratulatory message to President Serzh Sargsyan

Barack Obama sent a congratulatory message to President Serzh Sargsyan   23:23, 21 September, 2013 President of the United States Barack Obama sent a congratulatory message to President Serzh Sargsyan.  “Dear Mr. President: On behalf of all Americans, I congratulate you and the people of Armenia on the 22nd anniversary of Armenia’s independence on September […]

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 […]

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