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  1. RFE/RL Armenian Report - 09/21/2018Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Groong

    Friday, September 21, 2018 Trump Hails 'New Era' In Armenia September 21, 2018 • Emil Danielyan U.S. -- President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, July 31, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump has praised mass protests that led to regime change in Armenia in May and said his administration stands ready to help the new Armenian government implement sweeping reforms promised by it.

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  2. Salpi Ghazarian Will be Honored at APS Diamond GalaRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Groong

    We are so pleased to honor this year's Professional of the Year, Salpi Ghazarian, Director of the University of Southern California's Institute of Armenian Studies.  Salpi Ghazarian joined the USC Institute of Armenian Studies in 2014 after returning to Los Angeles from Yerevan, Armenia, where she co-founded and directed the Civilitas Foundation, a think tank and advocacy organization. Civilitas and its media program, CivilNet, pioneered a new culture of responsible journalism through online television and data-based reporting.  Salpi's previous posts include Special Assistant to the Foreign Minister of Armenia, head of research for the Zoryan Institute, and editor and publisher of Armenian International Magazine.

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  3. PM Nikol Pashinyan expresses support to mayoral candidate Naira Zohrabyan over online insultsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Groong

    ... within the limits of the law," the PM said. He added that he is aware that the mayoral candidate from the Prosperous Armenia party had expressed concern over online insults. "I would like to express full support to her and say that indeed it is ...

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  4. 168: Border situation is relatively stable, says defense chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Groong

    "As result of actions which have been taken, the situation is currently stable at the border. But we might take certain steps too," he said today at the Yerablur pantheon in Yerevan.

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  5. 168: Tbilisi TV Tower illuminated in Armenian flag colors as homage to Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Groong

    ... the Tbilisi TV tower in the colors of the Armenian flag – red, blue and orange. "On the 27th anniversary of Armenia's independence, the Tbilisi TV tower has been illuminated by the Armenian Tricolor colors at the initiative of the Embassy of ...

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  6. Asbarez: Independence Anniversary Message by Armenia's Consul General to L.A.Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Groong

    I would like to congratulate you wholeheartedly on the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of Armenia. On this very sacred day, I congratulate every Armenian family that lives in California, each Armenian individually, along with those Americans who have contributed to our homeland.

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  7. Asbarez: Putin, Queen Elizabeth II Among Leaders Congratulating Armenia's IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Groong

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Queen Elizabeth II were among world leaders to offer greeting on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of Armenia's Independence. "Please, accept my sincere congratulations on the occasion of Armenia's National Holiday – Independence Day.

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  8. Azerbaijani press: Trump: Opportunities to settle Karabakh conflict opening up in coming monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Groong

    The opportunities for the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict are opening up in coming months, US President Donald Trump said in a letter to Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in connection with the Independence Day. In turn, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in his message stressed that the US authorities are still committed to the search for peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and urge the parties to resume intensive negotiations as soon as possible.

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  9. Situation Analysis Center established in Central Electoral CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Groong

    Situatiol Analysis Center has been established by the order of the Chairman of the Central Electoral Commission of the Republic of Armenia. The purpose of creating a Situation Analysis Center is to study the information received from the hotline in the Commission, submitted to the websites and mass media, respond to the submitted programs, take appropriate measures on issues requiring operational resolution on September 23, 2018.

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  10. PM Pashinyan receives Eric Esrailian and Gene BlockRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Groong

    Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan today received Dr. Eric Esrailian, a closest friend of Armenia's National Hero, great philanthropist Kerk Kerkorian, famous American physician, co-manager of the Medical College after David Gefen at the University of California, Los Angeles , co-producer of The Promise film, which tells the story of the Armenian Genocide, and UCLA Chancellor, biologist, Academician Gene Block, the official website of the Prime Minister of Armenia informs.

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  11. President of Armenia continues receiving congratulations on Independence Day of ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Groong

    The press service of the Armenian President's Office informs, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed confidence in his letter that the implementation of the potential existing in the bilateral relations of the two countries, as well as the centuries-old friendly relations between the two peoples will foster the strengthening of the dialogue based on mutual respect. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko mentioned in his letter that Belarus continues being a reliable partner for Armenia and is ready to take all the necessary steps for developing interstate dialogue.

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  12. Robert Kocharyan to not participate in celebration of Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Groong

    Armenia's second President Robert Kocharyan will not attend the Independence Day celebration on September 21 as well. Victor Soghomonyan, head of Kocharyan's office, told Azatutyun.am.

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  13. Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulates Sarkissian on Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Groong

    "In the cable Nazarbayev warmly congratulated the Armenian president and expressed conviction that the firm traditions of friendship and mutual understanding which have developed between the two countries will continue to serve as a reliable basis for expanding productive cooperation, for the welfare of the peoples of Kazakhstan and Armenia," Sarkissian's office said.

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  14. Who will sing on Independence Day? – Minister of Culture clarifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Groong

    Minister of Culture Lilit Makunts said in a conversation with journalists after the government session that the initiative of the "Selfi Hour" event is not the Ministry of Culture, it is on the list of common events. "The problem in New Armenia is not photographing, but to show that there is no distance between politicians and citizens, there is no principle of inaccessibility."

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  15. A1+: Chief of Police comes to government with giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Groong

    ... to the members of the Executive Board. According to the PM, generally it would be correct if citizens of Armenia knew several foreign languages. "The La Francophonie summit is a good occasion for us to make another step in this direction. As far as ...

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  16. Sports: Armenian judoka absent from World Judo Championships in Baku...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Groong

    ... is taking place in Azerbaijan from 20 to 27 September. The on-going territorial conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh have made diplomatic relations between the two countries impossible. The communities of both countries also ...

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  17. King of Jordan congratulates world leaders on national occasionsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Groong

    His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday sent cables to President of the Republic of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, President of the Republic of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, and President of the Republic of Armenia, Armen Sarkissian, congratulating them on their countries' national days.

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  18. International Experts in Armenia to Assess Amulsar Gold MineRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Groong

    Basic Materials & Resources Monitor Worldwide September 20, 2018 Thursday International Experts in Armenia to Assess Amulsar Gold Mine Armenias Ministry of Nature Protection reports that an international team of experts from the ELARD Group have arrived in Armenia to conduct an independent survey of the controversial Amulsar gold mine. Amulsar opponents have halted construction at the mine site, and the Armenian government finds itself in a precarious legal position regarding the mines future.

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  19. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Congratulates Armenian President On Independence DayRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Groong

    The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense, have sent cables of congratulations to President Armen Sarkissian of the Republic of Armenia on the anniversary of his country's Independence Day.

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  20. Carpet flash mob in YerevanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Groong

    From early morning, balconies of number of historical-cultural buildings in Armenia's capital Yerevan has been decorated with Armenian carpets.  Initiated by the National Center of Armenian carpet, the flash mob aims to feature Yerevan with bright and vibrant colors and show the diversity and richness of a Armenian textile heritage passed on by centuries.   As Ani Voskanyan, head of department at "Vordan Karmir" Armenian Museum told Panorama.am, the primary goal of the flash mob is to restore the national traditions of carpet making, preserve the Armenian heritage and make Armenian carpets recognizable to the world. In her words, the art of the Armenian carpet and rug weaving has its roots in ancient times.

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