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  1. Electric Yerevan Sparks Real Change in ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The St. Petersburg Times

    A month has passed since the protests that rocked the tiny South Caucasus country of Armenia, making world headlines as the so-called ''Electric Yerevan'' unrest reached its apex. Two weeks of massive round-the-clock demonstrations over a planned 21 percent electricity price hike blocked the city's main thoroughfare, as well as paralyzing many other busy streets.

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  2. BAKU: Iran, Armenia prioritizing documented evidence in treating Araz RiverRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Groong

    Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan Aug 1 2015 Iran, Armenia prioritizing documented evidence in treating Araz River 1 August 2015 By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend: An official with the Iranian Environment Department has said the country is taking measures to rely evermore on documented evidence in approaching river treatment and protection, especially in the case of the Araz River. Araz is a river in and along the countries of Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran.

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  3. Iran's First VP, Armenian PM Stress Expansion of TiesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Groong

    ... cooperation in different fields,' the Iranian vice-president noted. `Iran is prepared to improve cooperation with Armenia in different fields, including energy, production and transfer of electricity, transit of goods and passengers through ...

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  4. Iran, Armenia to develop tiesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Groong

    Mehr News Agency , Iran Aug 1 2015 Iran, Armenia to develop ties TEHRAN, Aug. 01 ` Iranian First Vice President Jahangiri talked with Armenian Prime Minister on Saturday, over the phone. Iranian First Vice President Es'hagh Jahangiri had a phone conversation with Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan on Saturday.

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  5. LA-Area Athlete Killed in Accident While in Armenia for Pan-Armenian GamesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Groong

    Area Athlete Killed in Accident While in Armenia for Pan-Armenian Games 01/08/15 Levon Thomas was tragically killed Levon Thomas, 20, a Los Angeles-based athlete and a member of the Homenetmen, was tragically killed on Saturday in an ATV accident in Tsaghkadzor, in the Kotayk region of Armenia. Thomas was in Armenia to take part in the 6th Pan-Armenian Games.

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  6. Tragic death of David ManousadjianRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Groong

    ... town Caucasus. The Armenians are being majority. On May 28, 1918 in Tbilisi is that members of the First Republic of Armenia (mostly ARF) proclaimed the independence of Armenia. Krikor Amirzayan Sunday, August 2, 2015, Krikor Amirzayan © ...

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  7. Yezidis go on hunger strike in YerevanRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Groong

    Yezidis go on hunger strike in Yerevan 18:09, 01.08.2015 YEREVAN. - Two public figures of the Yezidi community of Armenia, Sashik Sultanyan and Rustam Bakoyan, on Saturday went on a three-day hunger strike outside the United Nations Office in Armenia.

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  8. Lotus becomes symbol of Yazidi genocideRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Groong

    Lotus becomes symbol of Yazidi genocide 18:36, 01.08.2015 YEREVAN. - Lotus has become a symbol of the Yazidi genocide perpetrated in Iraq last year, head of Yazidi union in Armenia Roman Avdoyan said.

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  9. Motorist and motorcyclist march commemorating Armenian Genocide reaches YerevanRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Groong

    ... and two cars were able to cross the border. The rest will join their friends on Monday. They will arrive in Armenia by plane. March organizer Zorik Tovmasyan told Armenian News ` NEWS.am that the initiative members will stay in Armenia for two ...

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  10. Armenian Genocide recognition by Latin American Parliament is message to civilized worldRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Groong

    Armenian Genocide recognition by Latin American Parliament is message to civilized world 22:05, 01.08.2015 YEREVAN. - The adoption of the resolution acknowledging the Armenian Genocide on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide by the Latin American Parliament uniting 23 legislative authorities of Latin American and Caribbean basin is solidarity and supportive message to the civilized world in its struggle against denial, Armenian FM Edward Nalbandian's statement on the adoption of the resolution reads.

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  11. Sixth Panarmenian Games Kick Off TomorrowRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Groong

    ... 165 cities will participate in the games. This is an unprecedented number. Thousands of fans are expected to visit Armenia. 17 individual and team sports events are included in the sixth games. The games will be held in Yerevan, Gyumri, Abovyan, ...

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  12. Armenian voice of the Arab worldRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    ... choir music. During the conversation, Mr. Taslakian noted they still remember the performances of the choir in Armenia and Artsakh. He also added, `The Arab audience does not have the culture to listen to choral music. During the concert, the ...

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  13. Our answer to The Telegraph, we are the only country where the...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    Our answer to The Telegraph, we are the only country where the tourist can walk late in the streets safely Our answer to The Telegraph, we are the only country where the tourist can walk late in the streets safely August 1 2015 The Telegraph has specified Armenia as a country with tourist scams. In this publication, Armenia and Cyprus rank the 9th in the list of the worst countries in Europe for tourist scams.

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  14. Are the President's words nothing for Surik Khachatryan?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    Are the President's words nothing for Surik Khachatryan? August 1 2015 `To be a member of the Republican Party is a responsibility,' announced the President of the Republic of Armenia and the RPA, Serzh Sargsyan, on March 10, 2012, at the RPA Congress, later on, also clarifying, `each member of the Republican Party is responsible for the actions of his nearby.' Given the statements by the leader of the country and the ruling political party, Aravot.am asked the Republican MP Mkrtich Minasyan, as an implementer of the President's commandment, who the Syunik Governor, Surik Khachatryan, should be responsible for his son's actions.

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  15. Levon Aronian out of top ten FIDE ratingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    Levon Aronian out of top ten FIDE rating 12:24, 1 August, 2015 YEREVAN, AUGUST 1, ARMENPRESS. Armenia's chess team leader Levon Aronian left the top ten FIDE rating.

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  16. US to help to maintain ceasefire in KarabakhRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    ... ready to support by providing relevant deterrence mechanisms. The first Deputy Defense Minister of the Republic of Armenia Davit Tonoyan told the `Voice of America' after the meetings held in Washington that strengthening the cease-fire maintenance ...

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  17. Defense Ministry's first semester combat training program fully implementedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    Defense Ministry's first semester combat training program fully implemented 20:26, 31 July, 2015 YEREVAN, JULY 31, ARMENPRESS. The collegial session regarding issues of the winter 2015 combat readiness training and discipline as well as methods of their improvement was conducted at the administrative building of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia on July 31. As `Armenpress' was informed from the department of public relations and press of the MOD, representatives of Command Staff of the Ministry of Defense of Artsakh participated in the collegial session in the framework of cooperation between the armed forces of the two Armenian Republics.

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  18. 8 teams of intellectuals from Armenia partake in fourth Open...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    8 teams of scientists from Armenia participate in the fourth Open Championship of Black Sea intellectual games launched in Batumi. Head of the Armenian Association of Intellectuals Tigran Kocharyan informed `Armenpress' about this.

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  19. Abrahamyan and Jahangiri agree to start construction of Iran-Armenia high-voltage lineRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    Abrahamyan and Jahangiri agree to start construction of Iran-Armenia high-voltage line 15:50, 1 August, 2015 YEREVAN, AUGUST 1, ARMENPRESS. Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan had a telephone conversation with the first vice-president of the Islamic Republic of Iran Eshaq Jahangiri.

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  20. Sanitary hygienic conditions in summer camps not under controlRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    Haykakan Zhamanak: Sanitary hygienic conditions in summer camps not under control 11:15 01/08/2015 » DAILY PRESS A second case of intestinal infection was reported in recent days in the Yerkrapah Volunteer Union-organized summer camp near Tsovinar village in Armenia's Gegharkunik province. `Haykakan Zhamanak' daily attempted to find out what sanitary hygienic conditions shall exist in camps and who gives a respective permission.

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