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Armenia - A cabinet meeting in Yerevan, 30Jan2015.

Armenia Plans Another Eurobond Issue

The Armenian government announced on Friday plans to sell more Eurobonds in international debt markets this year in order to finance its budget deficit and reduce fallout from an economic recession in Russia.

Armenia - President Serzh Sarkisian chairs a meeting of a state commission on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, Yerevan, 29Jan2015.

Pan-Armenian Body ‘Still Working’ On Claims Against Turkey

A commission comprising Armenia’s top state officials and Diaspora leaders has yet to decide what it will demand from Turkey apart from the recognition of the 1915 Armenian genocide, a senior official in Yerevan said on Friday.

Armenia - Small business owners continue to demonstrate outside the government building in Yerevan, 30Jan2015.

Protesting Traders Claim Fresh Government Concessions

Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian on Friday reportedly agreed to again make major concessions to scores of small business owners demonstrating against controversial new taxation rules introduced by his government.

France -- Russian State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin, background center, at a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 1 October 2013.

Armenian MPs Abstain On Anti-Russian PACE Resolution

The Armenian members of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) have pointedly declined to vote against a resolution accusing Russia of military aggression against Ukraine.

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“Zhoghovurd” reports that 80 percent of fertilizers imported to Armenia will become more expensive as a result of the country’s recent accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.


‘Pan-Armenian Declaration’ Calls For Genocide Recognition

President Serzh Sarkisian and leaders of the worldwide Armenia Diaspora urged Turkey on Thursday to recognize the 1915 Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire after discussing upcoming events that will mark its centenary.

Armenian Military Details 2014 Drills With U.S. Troops

Armenian soldiers reportedly took part in five U.S.-led military exercises last year, highlighting Armenia’s increased cooperation with NATO and the U.S. military in particular.

Small Business Owners Continue Protests In Yerevan

Hundreds of self-employed Armenians continued to demonstrate in Yerevan on Thursday against new taxation rules which they believe would ruin their small businesses.

European Court Opens Hearings On Armenian Genocide Case

Amal Clooney, a world-famous lawyer, urged the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) not to give the green light to public denial of the 1915 Armenian genocide on Wednesday as she represented Armenia in a high-profile case involving a controversial Turkish politician.


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Վիդեո Infant Victim Of Family Massacre Buried in Armenia

The funeral of a six-month-old boy who was stabbed last week in a massacre that has been blamed on a Russian soldier took place in the Armenian northwestern city of Gyumri on Wednesday afternoon.


Վիդեո Armenians Mourn Seventh Victim Of Gyumri Family Massacre

Thousands of Armenians flocked to St. Nshan Church in Gyumri on Tuesday afternoon to attend the service for the baby. Armenia’s northwestern city of Gyumri and the rest of the country on Tuesday mourned the death of the seventh victim of a family murder that shocked the nation last week.


Վիդեո Murdered Armenian Family Buried in Gyumri

Six members of an Armenian family allegedly slain by a Russian serviceman in Gyumri on January 12 were laid to rest in the city cemetery on Thursday in a ceremony that brought together a great many citizens mourning the brutal murders.

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Armenia’s Jewish Community Leader Lashes out at Pro-Azeri Propagandists

Rimma Varzhapetyan-Feller, President of the Jewish Community of Armenia, recently wrote a scathing article titled, "World Jewry cannot become a tool in the hands of anti-Armenian propagators."
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