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Modern Armenia » 2013 » May


  •    Syrian army kill American lady in insurgent ambush   

    PanARMENIAN.Net – Forces constant to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad killed a 33-year-old Michigan lady who was a modify to Islam and a British male during an waylay on an antithesis scouting goal north of a city of Idlib, Syrian state media pronounced on Friday, May 31, Reuters reported.

    Nicole Mansfield’s aunt, Monica Mansfield Speelman, pronounced a FBI had sensitive her that afternoon of a genocide of her niece, who was from Flint.

    Syrian state radio aired footage display a physique of a woman, who was dressed in a full black hijab. The footage also showed her American ID.

    Syrian state media also reported that a British subject, named as Ali Manasifi, innate in 1990, had been killed in a same ambush. A European confidence source reliable that news to Reuters.

    European confidence officials have pronounced recently that between 70 and 100 British subjects are believed to be in Syria,

    Article source: http://www.panarmenian.net/eng/news/160566/

    Tags: international news about armenia

  •    BREAKING: Louisiana State Senate Recognizes Karabakh Independence   

    The Louisiana State Senate

    Urges U.S. to “Support Self-Determination and Democratic Independence of a Nagorno Karabakh Republic”

    BATON ROUGE, La—The Louisiana State Senate adopted a resolution, yesterday, saluting a Nagorno Karabakh Republic’s autonomy and propelling a U.S. President and Congress to support a self-determination and approved autonomy of this building approved state, reported a Armenian National Committee of America – Eastern Region (ANCA-ER).

    Senato Edwin Murray

    The resolution, introduced and spearheaded by Senator Edwin Murray, states that a “Senate of a Legislature of Louisiana hereby encourages and supports a Nagorno Karabakh Republic’s stability efforts to rise as a giveaway and eccentric republic in sequence to pledge a adults those rights fundamental in a giveaway and eccentric society.”

    The fortitude goes on to call on a President and Congress to “support a self-determination and approved autonomy of a Nagorno Karabakh Republic and a constructive impasse with a general community’s efforts

    Article source: http://asbarez.com/110347/louisiana-state-senate-recognizes-karabakh-independence/

    Tags: armenian news

  •    Prisoners’ monthly upkeep totals $300 per chairman – Justice Minister   

    PanARMENIAN.Net – The categorical partial of a penal complement bill was allocated to a squeeze of executive apparatus and income lift for employees, according to Armenian Justice Minister.

    As Hrayr Tovmasyan settled during parliamentary discussions on a 2012 budget, prisoners’ monthly upkeep costs totaled AMD 124,7 thousand ($300) per chairman opposite $3000 monthly costs in grown countries.

    Article source: http://www.panarmenian.net/eng/news/160480/

    Tags: armenian politics

  •    NKR, Armenian rescue services to control corner exercises   

    PanARMENIAN.Net – Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) Republic President Bako Sahakyan stressed a need for Armenian and NKR rescue services to control corner exercises.

    “Part of a drills will be conducted in Artsakh in a nearby future. We perspective a rescue use as one of a guarantees of a security,” President Sahakyan said, underscoring a prerequisite of boosting NKR use capacities.

    He serve familiarized himself with RA emergences situations ministry’s technical tools.

    For his part, Artsakh rescue use arch Artur Harutyunyan pronounced that a likeness of collection will capacitate to hoop a puncture situations in a republic.

    RA Minister of Emergency Situations, Armen Yeritsyan, in turn, remarkable a construction of a predicament government core as NKR’s destiny achievement, with a works to finish in 3-4 months.

    Article source: http://www.panarmenian.net/eng/news/160462/

    Tags: armenian society

  •    ANCA: No new trade deals while Turkey blockades Armenia, occupies Cyprus   

    During testimony before a U.S. Trade Policy Staff Committee, Armenian National Committee of America Government Affairs Director Kate Nahapetian called on a U.S. supervision to condition Turkey’s appearance in any new Transatlantic trade initiatives on Ankara’s evident lifting a besiege of Armenia and finale a function of Cyprus, according to Asbarez.com. 

    Nahapetian offering a ANCA’s testimony during a initial of two-days of open hearings per a due Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The conference was chaired by Doug Bell, who heads a TPSC, and enclosed a appearance of deputy from a extended operation of U.S. agencies including a Departments of Treasury, State, Commerce, Transportation, and Health and Human Services.

    “Turkey’s besiege of Armenia, a landlocked nation, that has been in force for some-more than dual decades and prevents an critical East-West trade route, is among a longest-standing in complicated history,” explained Nahapetian. “This besiege is all a some-more objectionable, since

    Article source: http://www.panorama.am/en/politics/2013/05/31/kate-nahapetian/

    Tags: modern armenia

  •    Karabakh will have predicament government core – Armenian puncture minister   

    YEREVAN. – The Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) has a predicament government center, and a second such core will be built in a Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), or Artsakh.

    The Minister of Emergency Situations, Armen Yeritsyan, remarkable a aforesaid to news reporters on Friday.

    In his words, NKR President Bako Sahakyan’s revisit to MES on Friday obligates to work some-more actively in Artsakh.

    “We all need to have a grant in Karabakh. The predicament government core will be founded in Nagorno-Karabakh in a limit of 3 to 4 months,” he said, and combined that a team-work is during a high level.

    The apportion also sensitive that President Sahakyan due to lift out corner exercises in Artsakh.  

    “We will send a analogous apparatus there, and classify a exercises in several months,” Armen Yeritsyan assured.

    Article source: http://news.am/eng/news/155993.html

    Tags: Armenia

  •    Prince Charles Greeted by Protesters in Armenia   

    Former Prime Minister Armen Sarkisian accompanies Prince Charles during Madenataran

    YEREVAN—Environmental insurance groups in Armenia staged a criticism outward a Madenataran Tuesday, as Charles, a Price of Wales, who is on his initial revisit to Armenia toured a repository of ancient manuscripts.

    Holding banners that read, “Environmentalist Charles, join a environmentalists of Armenia,” and “British mining attention is murdering us, stop it!” protesters waited for a Prince Charles in hopes of delivering a criticism minute to a visiting dignitary.

    Prince Charles arrived in Armenia on Tuesday for a three-day private visit. He is in Armenia to foster a work of “Yerevan, My Love,” a charity, for that he helped lift recognition and supports along with Armenia’s former primary minister, Armen Sarkisian, who accompanied him on this trip.

    The protesters outward a Madenataran had collected to titillate Prince Charles to ask a British Lydian International to hindrance skeleton of to cave gold

    Article source: http://asbarez.com/110308/prince-charles-greeted-by-protesters-in-armenia/

    Tags: armenian news

  •    Kuwait prepared to lower mercantile ties with Armenia   

    PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenian council orator Hovik Abrahamyanmet on May 30 with his Kuwaiti reflection Ali Al-Rashid.

    Speaker Abrahamyan uttered certainty that a official’s revisit will minister to a growth of shared family and inter-parliamentary cooperation.

    He hailed a swell in Armenian-Kuwaiti ties, observant that active operation of parliamentary groups will encourage a growth of team-work in general organizations.

    Attaching significance to informal fortitude and security, National Assembly Speaker pronounced Armenia always adheres to pacific allotment of Nagorno Karabakh conflict.

    Ali Al-Rashid, for his part, voiced certainty that a central revisit to Armenia will give uninformed procedure to shared relations, voicing willingness to lower trade, economic, systematic and informative team-work with Armenia. Issues of mutual seductiveness were serve discussed.

    Article source: http://www.panarmenian.net/eng/news/160307/

    Tags: armenian politics

  •    Armenian Vice PM hails team-work with Swiss ambassador   

    PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenian Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Territorial Administration Armen Gevorgyan met on May 30 with effusive Swiss attach� Konstantin Obolensky.

    Vice Prime Minister hailed a team-work as effective, stressing a envoy’s grant to a strengthening of shared relations. He rarely assessed Swiss government’s support to a doing of village growth programs, quite a projects targeting amicable housing and tourism industry.

    Ambassador Gevorgyan, in turn, uttered certainty that a programs launched will bear a continual nature. At a ask of a envoy, Vice Prime Minister Gevorgyan briefed on territorial administration reforms to be implemented in a years to come, a ministry’s press use reported.

    Article source: http://www.panarmenian.net/eng/news/160295/

    Tags: armenian society

  •    In Memoriam: Helen Sahagian, 92, a academician of Armenian studies   

    In Memoriam: Helen Sahagian, 92, a academician of Armenian studies

    Published: Wednesday May 29, 2013

    Helen Sahagian.

    Helen Sahagian, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, upheld divided on Mar 28, 2013. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1920, Helen Anahid was a youngest child of Nevart Artemis Zartarian and Sahag Krikor Sahagian of Sebastia, Ottoman Armenia.

    After graduating from Arlington High School, Helen worked as a secretary while attending dusk classes during Harvard University Extension School to acquire a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Modern Languages. In 1976, she was awarded a Master of Arts Degree in Armenian Studies from Columbia University, underneath a professorship of Dr. Nina Garsoian.

    Helen wrote many erudite articles on ancient and complicated Armenian History and available a verbal histories of survivors (some of whom were tighten family members) of a Hamidian Massacres in 1894-1896 and a Armenian Genocide of 1915. Helen was generally meddlesome in the

    Article source: http://www.reporter.am/go/article/2013-05-29-in-memoriam-helen-sahagian-92-a-scholar-of-armenian-studies-

    Tags: modern armenia

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