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Vartan Gregorian Honored by Republic of Armenia

YEREVAN—On the occasion of the 99th anniversary of the First Armenian Republic, Armenia’s President Serge Sarkisian presented Vartan Gregorian, President of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, with the Order of Honor. Vartan Gregorian wears the Order of Honor bestowed on him by the president [more...]

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

‘End of Transition’ International Conference Concludes in Yerevan

  YEREVAN—The Provost of the University of Southern California, Dr. Michael Quick, and Dr. Anthony Bailey, University of Southern California’s (USC) Vice-President for Strategic and Global Initiatives, as well as dignitaries and over 20 scholars from Armenia and around the world [more...]

June 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

ARF’s Arthur Khachatryan to be Named Shirak’s Next Governor

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Supreme Council of Armenia confirmed on June 2 that Deputy Minister of Territorial Administration and Development of Armenia Arthur Khachatryan will replace Hovsep Simonyan as the Governor (Marzpet) of Shirak. Arthur Khachatryan (Photo: [more...]

June 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenia Looks to Ban Smoking in Public Places

YEREVAN (A.W.)—Armenia’s Health Minister Levon Altunyan told reporters on May 31 that he had received instructions from the country’s leadership to declare a war on tobacco and to reduce the number of smokers in Armenia by 30-40 percent. An Armenian advertisement discouraging smoking [more...]

May 31, 2017 // 5 Comments

AMAA Leadership Visits Artsakh

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh—Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) Executive Director/CEO Zaven Khanjian recently visited Artsakh, where he met with several high-ranking officials and had the opportunity to review the progression of the association’s projects in Artsakh. Khanjian at a [more...]

May 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Nerkin Karmiraghbyur School on the Armenia-Azerbaijani Border Renovated

BERKELEY, Calif.—The Paros Foundation recently announced the completion of the third and final phase of school renovations in the village of Nerkin Karmiraghbyur. Work at the school began two years ago and included the complete renovation of the wings of the school housing grades 1 – 12. The [more...]

May 25, 2017 // 1 Comment

The ARS Mother and Child Center Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

After a continuous and devoted service of two decades to our nation, the Mother and Child Health and Birthing Center of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS)—gratified with the success of its multi-faceted performance as a progressive medical establishment—celebrates its 20th anniversary. The ARS [more...]

May 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Areg Balayan from Artsakh Wins Aurora Photo Competition

Maria Fernanda Moreno Beltran on Colombia Wins Best Short Film On May 16, Aurora Humanitarian Initiative opened the photo exhibition “Capturing Humanity” at Dalan Art Gallery in Yerevan, where a selection of the photos submitted for the Aurora Photo Exhibition are displayed. At the opening of [more...]

May 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

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