Monthly Archives: February 2011

Pilibos Armenian School Take First Place in Academic Decathlon

LOS ANGELES — The Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School Academic Decathlon team captured first place in Division IV, at the Southern California Private School Academic Decathlon held on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at Bishop Alemany High School in Mission … Continue reading

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A Chamber or an Advisory Council

The Armenian President, through the Minister of Diaspora Affairs Hranush Hakobyan, announced that he intends to get Diaspora Armenians more involved in Armenia and Diaspora Armenians more involved in Armenia and Armenian affairs, and thus wishes to establish a second … Continue reading

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Lincy Donates $10.5 Million to UAF

GLENDALE, CA — The United Armenian Fund is pleased to announce that it has received a generous contribution of $10.5 million from The Lincy Foundation. A major portion of this grant will be used by the UAF to renovate and … Continue reading

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Biologist Garabed Antranikian Becomes TUHH President

HAMBURG — German-Armenian biologist Garabed Antranikian has become President of Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH). Antranikian, who earlier held the post of TUHH Vice President, will start his job officially from April 1st. Antranikian was born in Jordan in 1951. He … Continue reading

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AGBU Partners with Eduardo Eurnekian for One Laptop Per Child Project in Karabakh

YEREVAN — On January 26, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, Ara Harutyunyan, and the world-renowned Argentinian-Armenian entrepreneur Eduardo Eurnekian signed a memorandum of understanding which launched the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program in Karabakh. It … Continue reading

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Stevie Wonder to Perform at Armenian Genocide Concert

YEREVAN — the Armenian government is teaming up with Stevie Wonder and a roster of international performers to bring a higher profile to Genocide recognition efforts. Armenian dignitaries and music promoters in Glendale unveiled plans for a five year series … Continue reading

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President Serzh Sarkisian Threatens to Scrap Turkish-Armenian Accords

MOSCOW – President Serzh Sarkisian has threatened to formally annul Armenia’s normalization agreements with Turkey if Ankara continues to parliamentary ratification with the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. In an interview with Ekho-Moskvy radio station aired latd on Wednesday January 26, he also … Continue reading

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Armenian Wants the Diaspora to Officially be Represented in the Government

BURBANK — Armenia would like to create a legislative body in which members if the Diaspora can participate and air their views in a cooperative manner. This was the main point of the Diaspora Minister Hranush Hakopyan at a gathering … Continue reading

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Justice Marvin and Jane Baxter Appellate Law Center Dedicated at UC Hastings College of Law

SAN FRANCISCO — The Justice Marvin and Jane Baxter Appellate Law Center at the University of California Hastings College of Law in San Francisco was dedicated at a special ceremony on the evening of January 20, 2011. The Center and … Continue reading

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Some 30 PACE Deputies Support Nagorno-Karabakh Independence

Thirty or so members of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly Council of Europe (PACE) have signed a declaration recognizing the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh, Russian Interfax reported. Copies of the declaration, entitled “The Building of a Democratic State by the … Continue reading

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