Monthly Archives: December 2018

Record $4 Million Raised at Annual Gala of Children of Armenia Fund (COAF)

NEW YORK – With the Armenian flag raised over the historic New York City’s Cunard building, 400 guests attended the sold-out 15th annual Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) Holiday Gala held on December 15th at Cipriani 25 Broadway. COAF announced … Continue reading

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Hrant Dink Murder Case: Two Defendants Released in Reopened Hearing in Istanbul Court

The case which was re-opened regarding the murder of Hrant Dink, Editor-In-chief of Agos Newspaper, continued on December 21st at the Istanbul 14th Heavy Penal Court in the Chaglayan Courthouse. The 87th hearing of the case, in which public officers … Continue reading

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Ninety Businessmen from Different Countries Want to Make Large Investments in Armenia

Over the past six months more than 120 meetings with the Diaspora-Armenian businessmen were held both in Armenia and the Diaspora with the goal to attract the Diaspora’s potential. Some ninety businessmen from different countries of the world have applied … Continue reading

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Martin Eurnekian is Elected Chair of Airports Council International World Governing Board

The Airports Council International (ACI) World has announced that Martin Eurnekian is the new Chair of the ACI World Governing Board, Armenia International Airports CISC said. “I would like to thank Bongani Maseko for his tremendous service to ACI and … Continue reading

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Nikol Pashinyan Will Lead the Country

Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s Party won a very convincing landslide victory in the Parliamentary elections receiving just over 70% of the votes. The elections were smooth, according to the rules and regulations, and garnered the broad trust of the … Continue reading

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Armenia to Spend Additional $2.5 Billion for Defense

YEREVAN – The Armenian government is planning around $2.5 billion worth of additional defense spending over the next five years, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Thursday, August 13, according to Radio free Europe. Strengthening Armenia’s armed forces will be … Continue reading

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Taleen Mansourian Appointed Director of Oil Investments in Iran

Taleen Mansourian has been pronounced to be the director of investments and income department of the Iranian Oil Institution, because of her knowledge and experience. She graduated as an international lawyer from the university and worked in the oil industry … Continue reading

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Nikol Pashinyan’s Party Wins Highest Votes – 70.44%

My Step Alliance, Prosperous Armenia, Bright Armenia to Enter Parliament The Central Electoral Commission published the preliminary results of the snap parliamentary elections in a snap session. According to these results, 1,262,164 people voted in the elections. This makes up … Continue reading

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Armenia’s Democracy Strong; Parliamentary Elections Praised by International Observers

WASHINGTON, D.C – In a proud moment for the Republic of Armenia, the will of its citizens for a more democratic and transparent government has prevailed in open parliamentary elections, consolidating the previous gains registered during the peaceful protests for … Continue reading

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LA Board of Supervisors Donate $1 Million to the Armenian-American Museum

On December 9th, 2018, the Armenian American Museum held its full house gala banquet. Some 1,000 people, including many elected officials, some of whom were honored, at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre Banquet Hall. During the rich and informative program, Kathryn Barger; … Continue reading

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