Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Consulate of the Republic of Armenian is a Very Busy Place

GLENDALE — the Consulate General of the Republic of Armenia in Los Angeles is a very busy office. Located in Glendale at 1000 North Central Ave, Suite 200 in Glendale, California, the consulate serves the very large Armenian Community, locals … Continue reading

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World Bank Commitments to Armenia So Far Has Reached Total $1.4 Billion

WASHINGTON — The World Bank Board of Executive Directors last month approved a $19 million loan for the Additional Financing of the Second Phase of the Health System Modernization Project for Armenia. The project will support the Government of Armenia … Continue reading

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Tekeyan Cultural Association’s Sponsor a Teacher Program Reached $400,000

BERDZOR, Karabakh — The Tekeyan Cultural Association’s “Sponsor a Teacher” program stated its distribution of funds for Vahan Tekeyan School teachers in Berdzor, Karabakh. Aram Akun, the associate editor of the Armenian Mirror-Spectator, during his visit to Armenia and Karabakh, … Continue reading

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CNN Arabic Names Turkey’s Prime Minister Erdogan Man of the Year

Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan was voted Man of the Year readers of CNN’s Arabic language website. Erdogan won the honor by a large margin, receiving 74% of the vote. His nearest competitor was Syrian President Bashar Assad, who … Continue reading

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Two Power Facilities Opened in Karabakh –Shushi, Kashatagh

STEPANAKERT –Two power facilities have been opened in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the early days of 2011. Bako Sahakyan, President of the NKR, attended the opening of a power transformer plant near the town of Shushi. He also participated … Continue reading

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2.5 Inflation Recorded in Armenia’s Market in December 2011

YEREVAN — 2.5% inflation rate was recorded in Armenia’s consumer market in December compared to November of 2011. During the reported period, prices for foodstuff (including alcoholic beverages and cigarettes), non foods totaled 4.4% and 0.5% respectively, with 0.1% increase … Continue reading

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COAF Raises $1.5 Million at New York Gala Banquet

NEW YORK — On Thursday December 16 2010, supporters of the Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) raised more than $1.5 million which will go to support the second phase of a school renovation in the village of Miasnikian in Armenian. … Continue reading

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J. Michael Hagopian: A Great Filmmaker, a Respected Humanitarian and a Good Friend

By Mary Apick I met Dr. J. Michael Hagopian at a critical point in my life. And he made my life better by giving me hope. It was 1980, just after the revolution in Iran. Forced to flee my homeland, … Continue reading

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New Agos Editor Koptaş Says Ergenekon Behind Dink Murder

By Zamet Altintas Zaman Jan 1st, 2011 ISTANBUL–Rober Koptaş, the new editor-in-chief of the bilingual Armenian Weekly Agos, says the murder of Hrant Dink, who was fatally shot in front of Agos offices in January 2007, was connected with the … Continue reading

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Armenia Says It Has S-300 Air Defense Missiles

YEREVAN — Armenia’s Defense Ministry has announced that it has S-300 air defense missiles and says it made the announcement to remind neighboring Azerbaijan of the dangers of renewing the military conflict, according to the Associated Press. Tensions remained high … Continue reading

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