Monthly Archives: October 2016

New Armenian Government to Try to Lessen Corruption Risks, Says PM Karen Karapetian.

Karen Karapetyan, Armenian prime minister, speaking for a number of TV companies and asked about steps to taken to combat corruption in the country said: “I am confident that in the fight against corruption it is strictly necessary to maximally … Continue reading

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Armenia Since Independence

Armenia concluded the first 25 years of independence with ups and downs, like all other countries. However, the human condition was more down than up with very few encouraging points. People generally remember the negative aspects and bring them up … Continue reading

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Wikileaks Records Reveal Azerbaijan is Influencing American Electoral Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C — As concerns are raised of Russia attempting to influence the U.S presidential election by hacking campaign emails, one purloined record also reveal another country, namely Azerbaijan, doing the same. After reviewing emails on WikiLeaks, the Armenian Assembly … Continue reading

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There are 16 Millionaires in the Armenian Parliament

According to the National Assembly Research Group’s Babken Tounian, there are 16 millionaires in the Armenian Parliament. The three richest are: Gagik Dzaroukyan, Samvel Alexanyan, Grigor Margaryan. The report indicates that those who had the highest income in 2015 are … Continue reading

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$30 Million Gift to UCLA Health Sciences Will Accelerate Research, Education and Patient Care

Tamar and Vatche Manoukian have made a landmark gift to the Division of Digestive Diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA that will provide unrestricted funds to accelerate search, innovative clinical care and educational priorities. This generous … Continue reading

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Armenia and Russia Sign Cooperation Agreements

Armenia and Russia signed a string of documents designed to boost their cooperation in a number of ares. The documents were signed on the sidelines of the First Eurasian Partnership Forum and the Fifth Armenia-Russia inter regional forum held in … Continue reading

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Bekmezian is theNew Deputy Editor of Le Monde

Helene Bekmezian was appointed deputy editor of France’s famous Le Monde daily after having served as the newspaper’s parliamentary correspondent for five years. Helene Bekmezian shared her emotions on Facebook and Twitter and informed that she would be releasing a … Continue reading

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$100,000 in Aid Released by Armenian Government for Syrian Armenians

Armenia will send more humanitarian aid to Syria, according to the government. Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said the government will release 46 million drams ($100,000) to this end from its reserve fund. The money will transferred to Hayastan all-Armenian fund, … Continue reading

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IMF Upgrades 2016 Economic Growth Outlook for Armenia to 3.2%

In its fresh issue of World Economic Outlook, the International Monetary Fund has upgraded outlook for Armenia’s economic growth in 2016 to 3.2% and in 2017 to 3.4%. In its previous report issued in April 2016, the IMF expected Armenia’s … Continue reading

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Lowell Armenian-American Veterans Distribute $200,000 in Scholarships

LOWELL, MA — In a true statement to education and ethnicity, Sam Manoian Post 1, Lowell Armenian-American Veterans, achieved a couple of very significant milestones on September 24 at its annual scholarship dinner-dance. The group reached $200,000 plateau in distributions, … Continue reading

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