Monthly Archives: November 2012

2012 Armenia Fund Telethon Raises $21.5 Million

$12 Million Donated by Wealthy Russian Armenian Businessmen Insurance Magnate from Moscow Sergei Sarkisov Donated $4 Million LOS ANGELES – Hayastan All Armenian Fund Telethon collected over $21.5 million on Thanksgiving Day (November 22) Some $12 Million of this total … Continue reading

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Some Trends Revealed in Karabakh Issue Settlement

Meetings of the OSCE Minks Group Co-Chairs in Stepanakert revealed some trends in the Karabakh issue settlement. First, the fact that the co-chairs gave up the intention to sway Baku into operation of the airport in Stepanakert. They stated directly … Continue reading

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Istanbul Armenian Cemetery Returned to Community Members

The Armenian Catholic Cemetery of Istanbul has been returned to the local Armenians after 82 years, Haberturk reports. The director of the Catholic Church St. Hakob, Bernard Saribay, has praised the Turkish authorities’ decision. The ownership certificate of the cemetery … Continue reading

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Jorge Orrico: The First High Level Official to Visit Artsakh Republic

“We are a Piece of Armenia in South America”, Orrico says. STEPANAKERT – The speaker of the Uruguay Parliament Jorge Orrico traveled to Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic) and met with President Bako Sahakian and other officials, reported Armenpress news agency. Orrico … Continue reading

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Uruguay Not Going to Apologize for Sending Delegation to Artsakh

Speaker’s Visit Angers Azerbaijan The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay has replied to Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry’s “note of protest” regarding the visit of the delegation headed by President of Uruguayan House of Representatives, Mr. Jorge Orrico, to the Nagorno-Karabakh … Continue reading

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Arshile Gorky’s “Impatience” Auctioned for Record $6 Million

LONDON – The work of Armenian-born abstract expressionist Arshile Gorky, Impatience was auctioned off for a record $6,802,500 at Sotheby’s. Executed in 1945. Arshile Gorky’s lyrical impatience marks the crescendo of the 1943-45 period when the artist created an elite … Continue reading

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U.S Urges “Diplomatic Solution” to NKR Airport Row

By Lusine Musayelian The United States has called for a “diplomatic solution” to an escalating Armenian-Azerbaijani war of words over the planned launch of commercial flights from Armenia to Nagorno-Karabakh. “The United States urges the parties to find a diplomatic … Continue reading

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Dr. Mihran Agbabian Elected to UC Berkeley Engineering Academy

BERKELEY – Mihran Agbabian was elected to Membership in the Civil and Environmental Academy of Distinguished Alumni of the University of California Berkeley. Charter members, 26 in number, were inducted to membership in the Academy of Distinguished Civil and Environmental … Continue reading

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Hollande to Visit Armenia

There are 155 French Companies in Armenia YEREVAN – France’s President Francois Hollande will pay a state visit to Armenia, Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian told reporters. Speaking about the results of Armenian President’s recent visit, Nalbandian said Sarkisian’s fourth trip … Continue reading

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French President Hollande Reiterates Pledge to Re-Draft Armenian Genocide Bill

YEREVAN — Armenia and France highly evaluate the friendly relations between the two countries, this was declared by Presidents of the two states Serzh Sargsyan and Francois Hollande during the press conference which took place in the yard of Elysee … Continue reading

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