Monthly Archives: June 2012

St. John Armenian Church of Hollywood Raises $1.5 Million

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kalaydjian Donate $350,000 HOLLYWOOD – During a fund raising banquet on Sunday, June 10 at Taglyan Hall in Hollywood, $1.5 million was raised (donations and pledges) for the constrictions of a new church, on vine and … Continue reading

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Armenian Exports Soar Despite Mining Downturn

By Emil Danielyan Armenia’s exports have continued to grow strongly this year despite unexpected losses posted by the export-oriented domestic mining industry, according to official statistics. Data from the National Statistical Service (NSS) shows the total volume of exports soaring … Continue reading

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Turkish Film Makers Go to Yerevan’s Golden Apricot Film Festival

By Verhan Ziflioglu The International Golden Apricot Film Festival will celebrate its ninth anniversary in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. The festival has supported Turkish-Armenian film projects for the last four years and hosted internationally known Turkish directors such as … Continue reading

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$200 Million to be Provided to Armenia by World Bank

YEREVAN – World Bank will provide Armenia around $200 million between July 2012 and July 2013, said World Bank’s newly appointed regional director for South Caucasus Henry Kerali during the press conference on June 21. The money will be directed … Continue reading

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Armenian Holy Trinity Church in Malatya will be Renovated

ISTANBUL — Armenian Tashoron (Sourp Yerrordutiun; Holy Trinity) Church located in Turkey s included in the list of buildings which will be reconstructed due to the efforts of local Armenians. The church located in the Cavusoglu neighborhood of Turkey’s Malatya, … Continue reading

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Economist Taron Acemoglu Receives Turkish Award

ISTANBUL – World renowned Armenian economist Taron Acemoglu received the annual award of the Galatasaray Union, handed out by the known Galatarasay Lyceum. The Award Ceremony took place at the Tevflik Fikret Hall at Galatarasay Lyceum. A statement on the … Continue reading

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Armenian and Azeri Foreign Ministers Meet in Paris

OSCE Said Talks Took Place in a Positive and Constructive Atmosphere The Armenian and Azerbaijan foreign ministers met in the presence of international mediators in Paris on Monday (June 18) to discuss the latest deadly fighting in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict … Continue reading

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US. Envoy John Heffern Questions Crimianl Case Against Oskanian

By Ruzanna Stepanian YEREVAN – U.S Ambassador John Heffern last Thursday expressed concern at criminal proceedings launched against Vartan Oskanian and Civilitas foundation before visiting the think-tank, founded by the former Armenian foreign minister, together with Yerevan-based European diplomats. “The … Continue reading

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Hrant Dink’s Assasin Speaks About Details of Murder

Representatives of Turkish opposition the Republican People’s Party visited Ogun Samast the murderer of chief editor of Agos newspaper Hrant Dink, in jail. Speaking with them, the latter revealed the details of the murder Hrant Dink and to tell negative … Continue reading

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25 Armenian Athletes Qualify for London Olympics

YEREVAN – 25 Armenian athletes have already officially qualified for the London Olympics. According to the information of the National Olympic Committee of Armenia, swimmers Mikayel Koloyan and Anahit Barseghyan joined the list of 23 athletes who had qualified for … Continue reading

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