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22 min ago | Groong

Alaverdyan: Holding Captive Armenian Soldiers Is Beneficial To Azerbaijan

ALAVERDYAN: HOLDING CAPTIVE ARMENIAN SOLDIERS IS BENEFICIAL TO AZERBAIJAN 13:59 17/04/2014 Â" REGION The case of Armenian captives Mamikon Khojoyan and Arsen Khojoyan is different from that of POW Hakob Injighulyan because Injighulyan was wearing a military uniform when he crossed into Azerbaijan, while Mamikon Khojoyan and Arsen Khojoyan were ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | EurasiaNet

Armenia: Customs Union Marks Great Leap Backward -- Activists

Protesters march against homophobia at a May 21, 2012 rally in Yerevan. Human-rights activists fear that Armenia's accession to the Russia-led Customs Union could restrict civil rights.

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5 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

More than half of Armenians want their country to join customs union

YEREVAN, April 18, / ARKA /. A recent public opinion survey in Armenia has found that about 55 percent of respondents support the authorities' decision to make their country a member of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, the backbone of the future common Eurasian economic space.

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6 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

Ahead of Armenian genocide centennial Yerevan must determine the size ...

YEREVAN, April 18. / ARKA /. Ruben Safrastyan, the head of the Institute of Oriental Studies in Yerevan, said to a news conference today that ahead of the centennial of the 1915 Armenian genocide, committed by the government of Ottoman Turkey, the official Yerevan must clearly determine the size and form of compensation by Turkey.

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9 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

Environmentalist: Businesses are strangling our cultural values

By constructing high-rise buildings in the center of Yerevan, we are distorting the image of our capital, says environmentalist Karine Danielyan.

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13 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

Employers In Armenia Not To Be Penalized For Withholding Pension Contributions

Armenia -- A symbolic protest action of Dem.am civic initiative against the unpopular pension reform at the Constitutional court in Yerevan, 28 Mar, 2014 Armenia -- A symbolic protest action of Dem.am civic initiative against the unpopular pension reform at the Constitutional court in Yerevan, 28 Mar, 2014 The Armenian government has announced ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | Trend

Situation on contact line of Azerbaijani-Armenian troops remains tense

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 18 Trend: Armenian Armed Forces opened fire at the positions of Azerbaijani Armed Forces located in the village of Aqbulaq of the Tovuz region from the positions located in the village of Chinari of Armenia's Berd region last night, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on April 17. The Azerbaijani Armed Forces' positions ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | Groong

Armenian Genocide Day Of Remembrance Commemorated By County Of Los Angeles

ARMENIAN GENOCIDE DAY OF REMEMBRANCE COMMEMORATED BY COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES 10:18 17.04.2014 The Armenian Council of America and over 40 members of various Armenian organizations and institutions, including Abp.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Groong

Nicu Popescu: 'It Was Clear That Armenia Wanted To Sign The Association Agreement'

NICU POPESCU: "IT WAS CLEAR THAT ARMENIA WANTED TO SIGN THE ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT" Wednesday 16 April 2014 10:13 Photo: http://iwp.org.ua Nicu Popescu Mediamax's interview with Dr. Nicu Popescu, Senior Analyst at the European Union Institute for Security Studies - How deep is EU's disappointment in Armenia's September 2013 decision, and do you ... (more)

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Armenia And France Sign Revised Plan Of Bilateral Defense Cooperation

ARMENIA AND FRANCE SIGN REVISED PLAN OF BILATERAL DEFENSE COOPERATION Wednesday 16 April 2014 17:43 Photo: Press service of Armenian Defense Ministry Armenia and France sign revised plan of bilateral defense cooperation Yerevan /Mediamax/.

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International Congress on Armenian Genocide held in Buenos Aires

Prensa Armenia Armenia 1366, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina Tel: 4775-7595 Email: prensa@diarioarmenia.org.ar Web: http://www.diarioarmenia.org.ar International Congress on Armenian Genocide held in Buenos Aires Agencia Prensa Armenia http://www.prensaarmenia.com.ar/2014/04/international-congress-on-armenian.html The International Congress on ... (more)

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Armenian Face Of Ukrainian Drama: Armenian Killed In Donetsk Region...

By a twist of fate, 29-year-old Ruben Avanesyan, who was killed during clashes in Slavyansk, Donetsk region, on April 13, became the first victim on the side of those opposed to the new government in Kyiv.

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Arka News Agency

Russian prime minister congratulates his Armenian counterpart on assuming office

YEREVAN, April 17. / ARKA /. Head of Russian Government Dmitry Medvedev sent a congratulatory message to Hovik Abrahamyan on his appointment as Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, which states: "Dear Mr. Abrahamyan, I congratulate you on your appointment as Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia.

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Arka News Agency

Armenia to sign customs union membership agreement on April 29 - minister says

YEREVAN, April 17. / ARKA /. On April 29 Armenia will sign the agreement to formally join the Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus, the acting economy minister Vahram Avanesyan said today, adding that negotiations with the Russia-led trade bloc on the number of goods which Armenia wants to continue to levy its current, lower customs ... (more)

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Arka News Agency

Armenian Revolutionary Federation/Dashnaktsutyun will not be part of new government

YEREVAN, April 17. / ARKA /. The Armenian Revolutionary Federation/Dashnaktsutyun said in a statement today that it will not be part of a new Armenian government.

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Six Armenians on Forbes' 200 richest Russian businessmen's list for 2014

YEREVAN, April 17. /ARKA/. Six ethnic Armenians, Samvel Karapetyan, Danil Khachaturov, Nikolay and Sergey Sarkisov, Ruben Vardanyan and Albert Avdolyan, are on the Forbes' list of 200 richest Russian businessmen for 2014.

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Bank VTB (Armenia) reopens branches in Gegharkunik after reformatting

YEREVAN, April 17. /ARKA/. Bank VTB re-launched its branches in Gegharkunik region, towns of Sevan , Martuni and Vardenis , after reformatting.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Al+ Armenia

Yerevan Mayor congratulates Yezidis on New Year

The friendship between our two peoples has a centuries-old history and throughout it we have had various occasions to make sure that this friendship is sincere.

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MSDN Blogs

"What does the MVP say?" - Introducing Karen Tazayan

Karen has been one of the first people to participate in MSDN Translation Wiki. Following are his responses to our prodding questions: " I graduated from Informatics and Applied Mathematics faculty at Yerevan State University in 2008, and begun practicing as a web-developer in 2010.

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EurasiaNet

Armenia and Azerbaijan Share a Syria-Problem

The Syrian war is giving a headache to both Azerbaijan and Armenia, with jihadists heading into Syria from Azerbaijan and refugees heading out of Syria into Armenia.

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