Category Archives: News

Four Parties Elected to Parliament

As it was anticipated, the governing Republican Party received 53% of the votes on Sunday, during the Parliamentary elections. The Tsarulyan bloc received 28%, securing 31 seats out of 101. Yelk got 9% and the Armenian Revolutionary Federation 8%. This … Continue reading

Posted in News

Barbra Streisand Supports Armenian Genocide Movie

Celebrities continue to express their support to “The Promise”, a movie about The Armenian Genocide, and whose premier is slated for April 21st. This time, renowned American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker Barbra Streisand has posted an Instagram video regarding … Continue reading

Posted in News

Los Angeles County Declares April to be “Armenian History Month”

LOS ANGELES — On March 28, 2017, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger which proclaims the month of April to be “Armenian History Month.” “During Armenian History … Continue reading

Posted in News

Abu Dhabi Investors to Put Up $100 Million in Construction of Solar Power Plant

Investors from Abu Dhabi will put up $100 million in construction of a slar power plaint in Armenia, Viktor Akulyan, KPMG partner in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, told journalists a week earlier. In his words, an appropriate … Continue reading

Posted in News

Armenia, WB Sign $1.8 million Grant to Develop Agriculture

Armenia and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (a member of the World Bank Group) signed Thursday a $1.8 million grant agreement as part of the Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation Program. From the Armenian side the agreement was … Continue reading

Posted in News

U.S Mediator Richard Hoagland Hopes for Renewed Armenian-Azeri Talks

YEREVAN — International mediators hope that Armenia and Azerbaijan will resume soon their high-level negotiations on a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, a senior diplomat said. “We hope that in the near future–not months away but in the near … Continue reading

Posted in News

US Secretary of State Tillerson to Visit Turkey on March 30

U.S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Turkey on March 30, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. Tillerson’s visit will be the highest level talks with a senior office from the new U.S Administration since President Donald Trump took … Continue reading

Posted in News

Armenian Assembly Urges Investigation of Azerbaijan’s Ties and Compromising Materials on U.S Officials

WASHINGTON, D.C — the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) sent letter to the Senate and House Select Committees on Intelligence expressing concern regarding the undue influence of Azerbaijan on America’s democratic institutions. In their letter to the Senate Intelligence Chairman … Continue reading

Posted in News

$120 Million to be Implemented in Armenia’s Agriculture Sector in 2017

Investment programs in agriculture sector were discussed at a meeting convened by Ignati Araqelyan, Armenian agriculture minister, the ministry’s press reported. The minister said that programs worth $120 million will be implemented in 2017. Of this amount $60 million is … Continue reading

Posted in News

Dink Murder Case Continues with More Witnesses

ISTANBUL (Agos) —Trials of public officials, including former police chiefs Celalettin Cerrah, Engin Dinc, Ramazan Akuyrek, Ali Fuat Yilmazer, Ahmet Ilhan Guler, continued in Istanbul today. During the previous round, arrested suspect, Ali Funt Yilmazer, former chief of Office C … Continue reading

Posted in News