Monthly Archives: December 2012

AGBU Raises Over $700,000 to Support Syrian Armenians

Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Donate $100,000 NEW YORK – Since launching an online and phone fundraising campaign for its Syrian emergency Relief Fund, AGBU has witnessed enormous support from donors all over the world, who have joined forces to help … Continue reading

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Total Investment in Armenia $391 Million. Canada: the Largest Investor – $102 Million

YEREVAN – Vahagn Lalayan, head of Investment Policy Department, Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia stated that “According to the first three quarter data of the National Statistical Service of Armenia, foreign direct investment amounted to 221 million … Continue reading

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Patrick Devedjian Wins French Parliament Seat

PARIS – Patrick Devedjian succeeded for the second time for the second time this year during the elections to the French Parliament. Last Sunday, the chairman of the General Council of the O-de-Seine won in the second round of parliamentary … Continue reading

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VP Joe Biden Discusses U.S Economic Assistance to Armenia with PM Sargsyan

WASHINGTON, D.C – Vice President Joe Biden met with Prime Minster Tigran Sarkisian discussed his reform agenda and sought greater U.S economic assistance to Armenia as he ended a working visit to the United States late on Thursday, December 13th. … Continue reading

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Minorities “Given Entire Assets Rights” in Turkey

By Vercihan Zeflioglu Turkey’s Foundation Directorate General has organized a seminar on new regulations regarding minority foundations. Held in Galata Greek school in Istanbul on Dec. 13, the seminar titled. “The Legal Condition of the Minority Foundations” was the first … Continue reading

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Number of “Victims” of Turkish and Azerbaijani Hacker Attacks Grows in Armenia

In 2011, 1100 Armenian web sites were broken because of the attacks of Turkish and Azerbaijani hackers. In 2012, this number has grown up to 1250, chairman of the public organization “Internet Society” (ISOCA.AM) Igor Mkrtumyan said at the opening … Continue reading

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Muchas Gracias, Uruguay

More and more international statesmen and various elected officials of different countries have been visiting Artsakh-Nagorno Karabakh, giving more significance and meaning to its existence. Some of them are Americans, French, Canadians, or other nationalities. Azerbaijan immediately reacts to these … Continue reading

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Cong. Pallone Called on the US to Continued Supporting Democracy Development in Karabakh

Survivor Anna Astavatsaturian Turcotte Delivered a Speech WASHINGTON,D.C – Representative Frank Pallone called for continued America support for Artsakh’s democracy during a celebration marking the 21st anniversary of Karabakh’s independence marked on Capitol Hill December 5th, 2012. He stressed that … Continue reading

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$15 Billion Needed to Strengthen to Many Armenian Schools, National Seismic Protection Service States

Head of the Northern Service of “National Seismic Protection Service”, at the Ministry of Emergency Situations Sergey Nazaretyan stated that many schools need to be strenghtened and it would be better to avoid construction of multi-story buildings in Armenia. Nazaretyan … Continue reading

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Yervant Zorian Named the Geneal Chair of the 50th Design Automation Conference (DAC)

SAN JOSE – Yervant Zorian, chief artchitect in the Solutions Group, will lead the 50th Design Automation Conference (DAC) executive committee for next year’s conference, to be held at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, from June 2nd to … Continue reading

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