Monthly Archives: January 2019

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan Holds Series of Meetings at Davos Forum

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a series of meeting at the World Economic Forum in Davos. During his meeting with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, Pashinyan discussed issues of bilateral and multilateral cooperation. The parties touched upon the development of … Continue reading

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Armenian American Museum Telethon on February 17

The Armenian American Museum will be hosting its inaugural Telethon on Sunday February 17, 2019 to raise awareness and raise fund for the historic project, The highly anticipated television event will be live broadcasted and streamed to a wide audience … Continue reading

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Michel Legrand, French-Armenian Composser Passes Away at 86

Michel Legrand, the acclaimed and prolific French-Armenian composer who won Academy Awards for his work in The Thomas Crown Affair, Summer of ’42, and Yentl, died on Saturday January 26, 2019 in Paris. He was 86. He was born February … Continue reading

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Trump and UN Secretary Guterres Praise Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan

Trump among many other World Leaders, has issued congratulations to Nikol Pashinyan on his reappointment as the prime minister of Armenia. Trump’s message is as follows: “Dear Mr. Prime Minister: Congratulations on your appointment as Prime Minister of Armenia and … Continue reading

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New Era in Armenian History

The new positive era in Armenian history as already started and it had to come. Definitely the “Velvet Revolution” had to take place so that a dramatic change would take place in Armenia and for the Armenian people. The movement … Continue reading

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Armenian Government Reports Major Rise in Tax Revenue – $42 Million Collected

Armenia’s State Revenue Committee (SRC) has reported a more than 14% increase in the amount of taxes and custom duties collected by it in 2018. The SRC chief, Davit Ananian, said the total tax revenues worth 1.3 trillion drams ($2.7 … Continue reading

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An Armenian School to Open in Valance Thanks to Philanthropist Kevork Arabian of Lebanon

An Armenian Day School will start operating in Valance, France in 2020 since construction started in January of this year. Valance is the most Armenian of communities in France. The Valance Armenian Cultural Center (CCAV) co-chair Andre Hatsbanian said the … Continue reading

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Senate Confirms Ambassadorial Nominees for Armenia Lynne M. Tracy

Foreign Relations Committee Member Robert Melendez Reiterates Key Concerns for Armenia WASHINGTON, DC — On January 2nd, 2019, the United States confirmed by a voice vote Ambassadorial nominees Lynne M. Tracy and Earle D. Litzenberger to represent the United States … Continue reading

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Russian Slams Azerbaijan for Discriminating Against Armenians

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova slammed Azerbaijani authorities for discrimination against Russian citizens of Armenian origin in Azerbaijan. “I have seen a large number of such reports, including on social networks. The latest ones were reported during these past … Continue reading

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32 Female Lawmakers in Armenia’s New Parliament: An increase of 14 Members

The number of female lawmakers will be 32 in the new Parliament of Armenia; their number was 18 in the previous convocation Parliament. Women will comprise nearly 25% of 132 Members of Parliament in the 7th convocation. My Step Alliance … Continue reading

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