Monthly Archives: May 2011

Hovnanian, GTIS Partners Invest $123 Million to Extend Joint Homebuilding Venture

RED BANK , NJ and NEW YORK — Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. and GTIS Partners announced that they have expanded their December 2010 joint venture to acquire five additional home building communities. The ventures intends to design, sell, and deliver homes … Continue reading

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Kocharian Tries to Defend Himself in Interview about March 2008 Violence, Leaders Say

By Anush Martirossian A senior representative of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) downplayed last Wednesday a thinly veiled criticism of President Serzh Sarkisian voiced by his predecessor Robert Kocharian. In an interview with Mediamax news agency published on … Continue reading

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Is the Atmosphere Abating in Armenia?

A new political development is brewing in Armenia following several demonstrations and marches during the past few years by the opposition, namely and mostly, organized by first President Levon Ter-Petrossian’s Armenian National Congress. In his speeches at the recent rallies, … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Efforts Hinder Armenia’s Willingness for Normalization, President Sargsyan Says

BERN — Turkish high ranking officials are sparing no efforts to alienate Armenia’s willingness to normalize relations with that country, Armenian’s president Serzh Sargsyan has said in Switzerland. Speaking at a joint conference with Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey in Bern, … Continue reading

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Karabak Issue shoudl Get Resolved. Before Our Relations with Armenia to Get Normalized, Said PM Erdogan

IGDIR –Chairman of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “Unless the issue of Upper Karabakh gets resolved, it was impossible for our relations with Armenia to get normalized”. Speaking at a public rally … Continue reading

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John Heffern May Become Armenia’s United States Ambassador in June

Deputy Permanent Representative at the U.S Mission to NATO in Brussels John Heffern may become a new U.S Ambassador to Armenia. John Heffern worked long years in Eastern Asia, Malaysia, Japan. He is currently serving as Deputy Permanence Representative at … Continue reading

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Medvedev Signs Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Turkey; to Help Build Turkey’s First Nuclear Power Plant

MOSCOW — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a 2009 nuclear cooperation agreement with Turkey that would boost energy projects between the two countries, the Kremlin said on Saturday. The deal, approved by Russia’s parliament last month, was one of … Continue reading

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US Asst. Secretary Tina Kaidanow Expects Improvement in Armenia’s Electoral Code

YEREVAN — President Serzh Sargsyan received the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Tina Kaidanow who arrived to Yerevan in the framework of her regional visit. Welcoming another visit by the diplomat, President Sargsyan noted that … Continue reading

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Turkey Strongly Condemns Canadian Premier’s Statement on 1915 Incidents

ANKARA — On Wednesday [April 27] Turkey condemned Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s statement on the incidents of 1915, saying he was just looking after his political benefits and has dealt a blow on efforts to improve ties between the … Continue reading

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Isreali Likud Party Calls for Armenia Genocide Recognition

The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs should reconsider its stance on the Armenian Genocide issue according to Knesser member, Likud Party chairman Zeev Elkin. The Jewish state, which demands worldwide historical justice and observance of ethic norms can’t itself go … Continue reading

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