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Construction of TUMO Gyumri Begins

GYUMRI, Armenia—The construction for the future TUMO Gyumri center, located at the city’s historic first theater, was launched earlier this month in a special ceremony. A rendering of the TUMO Gyumri center (Photo: TUMO) Present at the event were the city’s Deputy Mayor, other government [more...]

June 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Remembering Bash Aparan and Building a Green Sustainable Armenia

  WOBURN, Mass.—Last month Armenian communities around the world commemorated the 99th anniversary of the battle of Bash Aparan. On May 21, 1918, an Ottoman Turkish division attacked Armenian forces at Bash Aparan, with the intent of pushing towards Yerevan. After three days of fierce [more...]

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

ONEArmenia Launches Project to Support Local Grape Farmers

  YEREVAN—Wine has been produced in Armenia for millennia, as evidenced by one extraordinary cave nestled alongside the Arpa river running through Vayots Dzor Province. In recent years, the industry has flourished and Armenian wines have gained international recognition. However, the average [more...]

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

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

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