Monthly Archives: January 2013

Albert and Terry Bezjians Donate $1 Million to Merdinian School

SHERMAN OAKS – The Board of Directors is happy to announce that Mr. Albert and Mrs. Terry Bezjian of Los Angeles, founders of Indo-European foods in Glendale, generously donated one million dollars to the Charlotte & Ekise Merdinian Armenian Evangelical … Continue reading

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Huge March Held in Istanbul to Protest the Attacks in Elderly Armenian Women

ISTANBUL – Thousands of intellectuals and politicians participated in a march organized on Sunday, January 27 in Istanbul’s Samatya district to protest against the beating and killings of elderly Armenian women. The march drew support from members of Istanbul’s other … Continue reading

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Armenian Medical World Congress to be Held in Los Angeles, July 3rd to 7th.

LOS ANGELES – The Armenian American Medical Society is gearing up to host the eleventh quadrennial Armenian Medical World Congresses (AMWC), in Los Angeles, California, from July 3rd to 7th, 2013. The conference program promises an outstanding list of internationally … Continue reading

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China to Give Armenia $11.2 Million in Aid

China agreed to give Armenia a grant of 70 million yuan (11.2 million U.S dollars) as part of an economic and technical partnership agreement. The agreement was signed between Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Manassarian and Chinese Charge d’Affaires Chao Ming-Wen. … Continue reading

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The $3 Billion Armenian-Iran Railway to Build a UAE Registered Company

YEREVAN – Armenia’s Ministry of Transport and Communications announced launch of “Southern Armenia Railway” and “High Speed Road” Projects. The project estimated at $3 billion will be implemented by a Rasia FZE Company registered int he United Arab Emirates. “China … Continue reading

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Defense Minister Ohanian Stressed the Importance of the Russian-Armenian Military Cooperation

By Sargis Harutunyan and Emil Danielyan YEREVAN – Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian stressed the importance of a Russian-Armenian agreement on joint manufacturing and maintenance weapons that will reportedly be signed next month. Ohanian said the agreement will elevate Armenia’s military-technical … Continue reading

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HH Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, to Pay Pontifical Visit April 29 – May 6

The Office of the Western Diocese is delighted to announce the Fifth pontifical visit of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians to the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America from April 28 … Continue reading

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Attorney Zareh Sinanyan to Run for Glendale City Council Seat

GLENDALE – Longtime community activist, attorney Zareh Sinanyan, has announced his candidacy for Glendale City Council. The election will be held on Tuesday April 2nd. “I have finally done it and thrown my hat into the race,” Sinanyan said in … Continue reading

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Manoogian Foundations Pledge $1 Million to University of Michigan Armenian Studies

ANN ARBOR – The Alex and Marie Manoogian Foundation and the Manoogian Simone Foundation have pledged $1 million to the Armenian Studies Program in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at University of Michigan. This transformative gift will … Continue reading

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Kohar Donates $200,000

$150,000 to South-America Armenians $50,000 to Syria-Armenia Kohar Symphony Orchestra & Choir is appropriating $150,000 of its South America concert tour ticket proceeds to local Armenian schools, cultural entitles entities and programs, teachers and individuals of various backgrounds, who have … Continue reading

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