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Environmental alarm: Trees are uprooted in Yerevan

"We are the Owners of this City" civil initiative signals that trees are being uprooted in the Armenian capital in an attempt to turn the last green space in Yerevan into a concrete-coated area.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Arka News Agency

Armenia's future lies in knowledge-based economy - U.S. ambassador

YEREVAN, July 29. / ARKA /. Armenia's future lies in the knowledge-based economy, says US ambassador to Armenia John Heffern.

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Credit investments of VTB Bank (Armenia) built up 1.4% to AMD 230 billion

YEREVAN, July 29. /ARKA/. VTB Bank was the largest lender among Armenia's banks in the second quarter of this year, the bank's press office reports.

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Armenian Liberty

Armenian Deployment In Lebanon Set For October

Armenia plans to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Lebanon with a small contingent of troops in October, a senior Armenian diplomat said on Monday.

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Armenian Liberty

Armenian Defense Chief Visits Karabakh Frontline

Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian has toured "the line of contact" around Nagorno-Karabakh as part of what military authorities in Stepanakert described on Tuesday as Armenian efforts to neutralize increased ceasefire violations by Azerbaijani troops.

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Human rights activist: Authorities want to hide sources

"Press in Armenia is repeatedly subjected to pressure. This one is from the series of these pressures," human rights activist Vardan Harutyunyan said commenting on the decision of a Yerevan court that forced two media outlets - Hraparak daily and ilur.am website - to reveal the source of their information.

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Armenian Liberty

U.S. Commitment To Karabakh Peace 'Renewed'

The United States will continue to press for a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with renewed vigor, the U.S. ambassador in Yerevan, John Heffern said on Tuesday.

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Arka News Agency

Repair of North Avenue in Yerevan to be over in late August

YEREVAN, July 29. / ARKA /. The major repair of the downtown North Avenue will be over in late August, according to deputy mayor of the Armenian capital city Yerevan David Ohanyan.

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Survey: Serzh Sargsyan only shakes his head

On July 29, A1+ conducted a survey to know the opinion of Yerevan citizens on the political situation in Armenia and the policy of the president.

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No buyer turns up for Karen Demirchyan Sport and Concert Complex

No one has made a bid to buy the Karen Demirchyan Sport and Concert Complex in Yerevan, commonly known as Hamalir, which has been put up for auction already for the fifth time.

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Grozny Avia intends to start operating flights from Simferopol to Yerevan

YEREVAN, July 29. /ARKA/. Grozny Avia intends to start operating charter flights from Simferopol International Airport to Instanbul, Antalya and Yerevan, Sergey Petrov, the air company's commercial director, said Tuesday at a news conference.

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Motor race in defense of Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan to take place in Yerevan

Motor race in defense of Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan to take place in Yerevan 14:40 * 28.07.14 Head of the Vank village community Andrey Sargsyan told Tert.am that the villagers plan to take part in a motor race in Yerevan, on July 31, in defense of Russian-Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan, who is a native of the Vank ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Kyrgyzstan hosts CSTO joint military exercise

PanARMENIAN.Net - Troops from five member-states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization have arrived in Kyrgyzstan to take part in joint military exercise.

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Armenia's Sona Rubenyan wins Audience Award at New Wave contest

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian singer Sona Rubenyan won the 6th place with 220 points as well as the Audience Award at the 13th New Wave international contest in Jurmala, Latvia.

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Hyperallergic

Two Exhibitions Capture Life in the Caucasus

This week in Tbilisi, there are two exhibitions worth checking out. They make a nice pairing for an afternoon, as the first deals with public memory while the second is a very intimate examination of hidden experience.

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Horizon

Yerevan Angry at Russian Arms Sales to Baku

For the first time, the Armenian president has criticised Russia for selling weapons to Azerbaijan, fuelling a boom in arms acquisitions that his country cannot match.

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Armenian Liberty

Georgia Thanks Armenia For Urgent Energy Supply

Georgia thanked Armenia on Monday for helping to restore electricity supplies in the country that were disrupted the previous night by reported accidents in the Georgian power distribution network.

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Armenia may return body of Azerbaijani citizen to his relatives

The Azerbaijani saboteur, who was killed during the neutralization of an Azerbaijani commando group that tried to infiltrate into Kelbajar district of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic earlier in July, has been buried in Karabakh.

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Celebrating Vardavar, Armenia's Water Festival

Armenians celebrated the holiday of Vardavar on July 27, throwing water on one another in the streets of Yerevan.

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Traffic accident outside Yerevan Municipality

Armenia's Ministry of Emergency Situations received a report at 5.53 a.m. about a traffic accident in a Yerevan street, just outside the Municipality building.

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