Monthly Archives: March 2013

Mediators Visit Karabakh and Armenia; Meet with President and Foreign Minister

Details of the Talks Were Not Revealed; No New Light in the Dark Tunnel By Sargis Harutyunyan and Lusine Musayelian U.S, Russian, and French mediators have visited Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia and met with top government officials there in a fresh … Continue reading

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MIT Economist Daron Acemoglu Gets Award at Turkish University

The big science and education award for “Outstanding Achievements” given by Kadir Has University has been given to world renowned economist Daron Acemoglu. The awards, given in honor of the late founder of the university, Kadir Has, for the ninth … Continue reading

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EBRD to Provide $22 Million Loan Ameriabank

Ameriabank CJSC CEO Arak Hanesyan and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Yerevan Office Director Valeriu Razlog signed a cooperation agreement. Within its framework the EBRD will provide $12 million loan to Ameriabank in the sidelines of “Raise … Continue reading

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Welsh Church Recognizes Killings as the Armenian Genocide

The Church in Wales has become the first member of the Anglican Communion to recognize the massacre of at least a million Armenians during and after World War One as the first genocide of the 20th century. From next month, … Continue reading

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Turpanjian Family Educational Foundation Pledges $750,000 to AUA

YEREVAN – a generous multi-year pledge of $750,000 from the Turpanjian Family Education to the American University of Armenian was announced last week. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald H. Turpanjian live in Southern California and have contributed to many institutions – … Continue reading

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His Holiness Catholicos Aram Greets Election of His Holiness Pope Francis

In a letter addressed to His Holiness Pope Francis I, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I congratulated the election of the Pope “with profound spiritual joy and in the spirit of Christian love and fellowship”, expressing hope that “at these challenging … Continue reading

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Constitutional Court Rejects Opposition Appeals Against Official Results of Presidential Election

By Astghik Bedevian On March 14, Armenia’s Constitutional Court, rejected opposition leader Raffi Hovannisian’s and another candidate’s demands to invalidate the official results of the February 18 presidential election that gave victory to incumbent President Serzh Sarkisian. In a 34 … Continue reading

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Ara Najarian Secures Seat on MTA Board

By Daniel Siegal Los Angeles Times Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian won the fight for what he said was his “future in local politics” Thursday, defeating a movement to unseat him form the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation authority’s board … Continue reading

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Raffi Hovannisian Declares Hunger Strike Until Serzh Sargsyan Resigns

YEREVAN — On March 10, before thousands of people at Liberty Square, Raffi K. Hovannisian declared a hunger strike until Serzh Sargsyan resigns and formally concedes the Armenian people’s victory in the February 18 presidential elections. “If on April 9th, … Continue reading

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AIWA Los Angeles to Hold Luncheon Honoring Katherine Sarafian on April 27

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Affiliate of the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) are proud to announce that they will be holding a celebration luncheon honoring Katherine Sarafian, producer of the award-winning animated feature film, “Brave.” Congratulations are still … Continue reading

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