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17:33 | May 24, 2013
The themes on the agenda include promoting alternatives to imprisonment, parental leave as a way to foster gender equality, and budgets and priorities of the Council of Europe for the biennium 2014-2015.
16:26 | May 24, 2013
A stone cross (khachkar) commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Armenian pogrom in Sumgait was officially unveiled yesterday in the courtyard of the Saint Nshan Armenian Apostolic Church in Beirut.
15:44 | May 24, 2013
Organizers of this year’s 10th Annual Golden Apricot International Film Festival, to take place in Yerevan from July 7 -14, say they have invited Charles Aznavour to witness the placing of his “star” at the square that bears his name outside the Cinema Moskva.
15:03 | May 24, 2013
When asked by reporters why President Obama didn’t use the word “genocide” in his April 24th speech, U.S. Ambassador John Heffern stated that the U.S. leader used words that would “assist the reconciliation process” between Armenia and Turkey.
14:20 | May 24, 2013
The announcement of sharply increased gas prices for Armenia have sparked many questions about social and geo-political consequences. Discussions on the exact extent, the timing and the handling of the price increase are still on-going and will hopefully lead to a feasible solution. Meanwhile, it is worth looking at the large potential for helping Armenian citizens based on similar experiences made in other European countries. In this context, EuFoA (www.eufoa.org) calls upon the Armenian government and the EU to redouble their common efforts to reduce avoidable gas consumption and waste in Armenia in mainly two areas:
13:03 | May 24, 2013
On May 23, the delegation officially unveiled two major infrastructure projects in the Martuni Region: the potable-water network of Karmir Shuka Village, and the Martuni Hospital. The construction of both projects was sponsored by Armenia Fund USA, the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s Eastern US affiliate.
11:28 | May 24, 2013
Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the sentence of 13 and a half months in prison that an Istanbul magistrate’s court passed yesterday on Turkish-Armenian journalist Sevan Nişanyan for posting “insulting” comments about Mohammed in his blog.
14:11 | May 23, 2013
Garegin Baghramyan, who heads the Rates Policy Unit of the Public Services Regulatory Commission, today announced that electricity prices would rise some 27% (7-8 AMD per 1 kilowatt hour), adding that he couldn't say when the rise would take effect.
12:49 | May 23, 2013
Haygaz Khachikyan, mayor of the northern Armenian town of Akhtala, says he warned provincial authorities about the growing environmental dangers his community faces caused by the tailings dams owned by the Akhtala Enrichment Plant
12:20 | May 23, 2013
Ashot Mirzoyan, President of the Consumers’ Assistance Center, today told reporters that the only way to avoid a gas price hike would be for the nation en-masse to not pay their utility bills.
11:56 | May 23, 2013
After being grilled by MPs yesterday regarding on-again, off again, construction at Yerevan’s Pak Shouka (Closed Market), RA Minister of urban Construction Samvel Tadevosyan visited the site.
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