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  1. Fans in rage as Mkhitaryan's scorpion goal not nominated for FIFA awardRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Manchester United fans have been left fuming as Henrikh Mkhitaryan 's scorpion kick goal against Sunderland failed to make the FIFA Puskas Award nominations list despite Olivier Giroud's similar strike for Arsenal against Crystal Palace made it on, Metro reports. The award was established at the behest of then-president of FIFA Sepp Blatter in order to award the player, male or female, judged to have scored the most aesthetically significant, or "most beautiful", goal of the year.

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  2. Syrian army launches fresh offensive in Golan HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The Syrian Arab Army kicked off a new operation i the Golan Heights region of Al-Quneitra Friday, September 22, targeting the jihadist controlled Beit Jinn pocket that borders the Rif Dimashq Governorate. Led by the 9th Division , the Syrian Arab Army stormed the Beit Jinn pocket on Friday evening, seizing several points in the process.

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  3. Shirak-2017 driving campaign launching Sept. 30 in ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Shirak-2017 driving campaign will be held in Shirak province in Armenia 's north from September 30 to October 1. During the event, those participating will visit several sites across the province and conclude the tour near the Trchkan waterfall. Sahakyan said that the newly-established company cann't consider Armenia as a potential market for the comping 10 years.

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  4. RFE/RL Armenian Report - 09/22/2017Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    Friday, September 22, 2017 Hovannisian Still Hopeful About Opposition Protests September 22, 2017 . Karlen Aslanian Armenia - Opposition leader Raffi Hovannisian, speaks at a news conference in Yerevan, 22Sep2017 Opposition leader Raffi Hovannisian said on Friday that his Zharangutyun party still hopes to prevent President Serzh Sarkisian from staying in power after his final presidential term ends in April.

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  5. One person arrested on the occasion of the murder in the center of YerevanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    Due to the extensive and consistent operative-reconnaissance measures of various police units, one of the persons, Rafik Khachatryan ,  who was suspected to commite the crime on September 14, near Tufenkian Hotel, Yerevan, was found in Kotayk region. Rafik Khachatryan is arrested. The measures to detect other prospectors, Albert Blbulyan, born in 1982, and Armen Karadavidov, born in 1984, continue, the police reports.

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  6. Armenian party leader to observe Kurdistan independence voteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Leader of the Democratic Party of Armenia Aram Sargsyan will visit Erbil to observe the independence referendum for Iraqi Kurdistan , the party's press service reports. The result will be binding for the Kurdistan Regional Government , but its legality has been rejected by the federal government of Iraq.

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  7. Iranian-Armenian conference on nanotechnology kicks offRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    A conference on nanoscience and technology kicked off on Friday in Yerevan, capital of Armenia, to outline Iran ian-Armenian cooperation prospects in the sphere of nanotechnology, the Armenian Ministry of Economic Development and Investments said. Suren Karayan, Armenian minister of economic development and investments, said the first such Armenian-Iranian conference would create many opportunities for Armenian entrepreneurs given Iran's success in the sector.

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  8. Heritage Marks 15th Birthday, Republic's 26thRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Groong

    At Heritage Party headquarters here today, Raffi K. Hovannisian, Armenia's first minister of foreign affairs and current Heritage chairman, hosted an official reception on the twin occasions of the 15th anniversary of the founding of the Party and the 26th of the Republic. Attended by the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, chiefs of mission from the United States, Russia and Iraq, officials of the European Union and other international organizations, leaders of political parties, intellectual and civil society representatives, and Heritage Party faithful from across the country, the celebration opened with the blessing of Archpriest Hovel Gamaghelyan and Marina Nahapetyan's rendition of the national anthem "Mer Hairenik."

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  9. Turkish-Armenian MP Seeks 'Dialogue' Between Ankara, YerevanRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    Garo Paylan, an ethnic Armenian opposition member of the Turkish parliament, pledged on Friday to try to "build bridges" between Turkey and Armenia, while reiterating that Ankara is unlikely to normalize relations with Yerevan anytime soon. "I would like to open, even slightly, the door of dialogue.

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  10. Press ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    "Zhamanak" comments on controversy caused by the Armenian Education Ministry's plans to intensify the teaching of the Russian language in Armenia's schools. The paper notes that public reaction to the ministry's plans has been highly negative because they follow a senior Russian official's recent calls for Russian to be given an official status in Armenia.

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  11. Chess: Armenian chess player Arman Mikaelyan closer to gaining GM titleRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Groong

    Round 3 of Yerevan Open international chess tournament has been played at Chess Academy of Armenia, with seven chess players, including three representatives of Armenia, gaining 100% score. From the Armenian team, Karen Grigoryan , Arman Mikaelyan and Artashes Minasian celebrated their third victories in the third round.

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  12. Education: Professor establishes Armenian Scholars Program in Price SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Groong

    Thursday marked the 26th anniversary of Armenia obtaining independence from Soviet rule, and professor Frank Zerunyan celebrated by wearing his Armenian army uniform. On all other days, Zerunyan proudly displays the gift from the defense minister of Armenia on a hanger in his office in Lewis Hall.

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  13. Film: Director of latest Armenian Genocide movie in Yerevan: We...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Groong

    Film: Director of latest Armenian Genocide movie in Yerevan: We didn't shoot it for just a month, but for 100 years (PHOTOS)

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  14. Film: The Promise Director Terry George and Co-producer Eric Esrailian visiting ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Groong

    The Armenian General Benevolent Union Armenia held a press conference with The Promise director Terry George and co-producer Eric Esrailian who arrived in Armenia to attend a series of memorable events that will showcase the gratitude of the Armenian people to the creators of the movie, the Union reported in a release.  To remind, the drama starring Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon and Christian Bale is about a love story set against the horrific Genocide of the Armenian people at the hands of the Ottoman Turks in 1915 - at the outset of World War I. "I am grateful to our people for accepting and supporting the film so warmly. The Promise happened thanks to Kirk Kerkorian's enthusiasm.

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  15. France will always stand with Armenia during solving its key problems ...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Groong

    Armenpress News Agency , Armenia September 21, 2017 Thursday France will always stand with Armenia during solving its key problems in the future – Macron congratulates Serzh Sargsyan YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 21, ARMENPRESS. French President Emmanuel Macron sent a congratulatory message to President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the independence of Armenia.

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  16. Lapshin pities Azerbaijani high ranking law enforcement officers who...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Groong

    Armenpress News Agency , Armenia September 21, 2017 Thursday Lapshin pities Azerbaijani high ranking law enforcement officers who appeared in stupid situation due to Azerbaijani authorities YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 21, ARMENPRESS. Alexander Lapshin, who was arrested in Azerbaijan, has told how the Azerbaijani law enforcement officers interrogated him and appeared in a stupid situation, ARMENPRESS reports Lapshin wrote about this in his personal blog.

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  17. President Sargsyan receives congratulatory messages from Pope...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Groong

    Armenpress News Agency , Armenia September 21, 2017 Thursday President Sargsyan receives congratulatory messages from Pope Francis, Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and other leaders YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 21, ARMENPRESS. On the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the independence of Armenia, President Serzh Sargsyan receives congratulatory messages from heads of different states and international organizations, religious leaders and individuals.

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  18. Powerful, flourishing and prosperous Fatherland is the dream and...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Groong

    Armenpress News Agency , Armenia September 21, 2017 Thursday Powerful, flourishing and prosperous Fatherland is the dream and pride of any Armenian – Bako Sahakyan's message YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 21, ARMENPRESS. Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory letter to President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan on September 21 on the Independence Day.

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  19. Putin congratulates Armenian President expressing confidence over...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Groong

    Armenpress News Agency , Armenia September 21, 2017 Thursday Putin congratulates Armenian President expressing confidence over further development of allied relations YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 21, ARMENPRESS. Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan on the national holiday – Independence Day.

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  20. Armenian and Iraqi FMs talk Kurdish referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Groong

    Yerevan /Mediamax/. Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Armenia and Iraq Edward Nalbandian and Ibrahim Al-Jaafari had a meeting in New York and discussed the opportunities of strengthening cooperation on international platforms.

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