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Ok, Armenia is an odd choice for a weekend trip from Boston.

My phone clearly indicates that at home in Boston it’s 12:04pm and that it’s 06:04pm in Paris where I have spent the morning, at Charles de Gaulle airport. Where I’m flying to it’s 08:04 pm. I’m trying to ease my brain into Yerevan time. It’s definitely either 12pm or 6pm or 8pm, but I’m not sure wh

MEDIUM - 2018-06-17 01:24:03

A Revolution? Perhaps Not — What’s Old Is New In Armenia

With Pashinyan hailing his rise in the country’s “nonviolent, ‘velvet revolution’” and mainstream media coverageechoing his claims that there is “new hope” for Armenia, it’s tempting for the middling observer to believe that the new leader brings with him new prospects for regional peace.

THE DAILY CALLER

Opinion | Armenia shows democratic reform can triumph even in Russia’s shadow

If you’re looking for some good news from a faraway land, here’s a tale of Armenia’s “velvet revolution,” which just deposed a corrupt, authoritarian government and installed a team of eager young reformers to govern a tiny nation perilously bordering Russia.

WASHINGTON POST

Driving Tampa Bay Forward: Tackling speeding drivers on Armenia Avenue

"Hillsborough County and probably the state of Florida has an epidemic of speeders," says Cpl. Kristy Udagawa. "Unfortunately, everyone's in a hurry. "

ABC ACTION NEWS

Armenia PM vows to fight graft 'using Facebook'

Yerevan (AFP) - Armenia's new prime minister said he would fight graft with any means possible, after being swept to power on the back of mass street protests, in one of his first conversations with foreign media.

YAHOO!

Armenia Fund’s Hyebridge Telemedicine Program Continues to Create a Far-Reaching Educational Forum

In an era where technology connects people from thousands of miles around the globe, Armenia Fund’s HyeBridge Telemedicine program continues to create a far-reaching and influential educational forum through just a click of a button. Linking medical minds from the Diaspora to the homeland, the long-

ARMENIANWEEKLY.COM

Crisis in Armenia and Balance of Power in South Caucasus - Veterans Today | News - Military Foreign Affairs Policy

The changing geopolitical situation around the world, especially the Middle East, the intensified cultural-ideological and class struggle both within individual countries and globally, continue to provoke reactive political processes. Recently, a new crisis has erupted in Armenia, a state in the Sou

VETERANS TODAY

Qatar Airways – $869: Dallas – Yerevan, Armenia. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

Yerevan, Armeania – Photo:Erik Furlanis via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

THE FLIGHT DEAL

ADB takes stake in Armenia's largest bank

YEREVAN, June 8 (Reuters) - Ameriabank, Armenia’s largest bank by assets, said the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has bought a 13.97 percent stake for $30 million as it seeks to promote lending to small and medium-sized companies in the former Soviet country.

REUTERS

5 Reasons Why Armenia is the Best Place to live – Asti Pili – Medium

You’ll walk on the street and will be looked at, judged from head to toe.A complete stranger can and will give you a full package advice on how to do what you are doing. Or a person who meets you for the first time will invite you to dinner at his place, cause his mom makes “the best Piroshki”.

MEDIUM

Armenia should hold parliamentary election within an year, new PM says

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan speaks to media in Tbilisi, Georgia, May 30, 2018. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

REUTERS UK

Rev. Kouzouian's 60th Anniversary Raises more than $221,000 to Benefit Homeless in Armenia and Muratsan Chemotherapy Clinic - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

By Seta A. BuchterCAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On Friday, May 11, under the auspices of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), clergy, family, guests, parishioners and friends came together to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Ordination to the Priesthood of Rev. Fr. Mampre A. Kouzouian

MIRRORSPECTATOR.COM

Providence ARF Celebrates Republic of Armenia’s 100th Anniversary

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (A.W.)—The Armenian Cultural Association of America (ACAA) Rhode Island chapter, under the auspices of the Providence Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Kristaporgomideh, recently hosted “A Celebration Concert to Honor the 100th Anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia.” Th

ARMENIANWEEKLY.COM

‘100 Aprils’: Armenian genocide makes for heavy drama

From left, Rachel Sorsa, Robertson Dean, John Perrin Flynn, and Leslie Ayvazian / Michelle Hanzelova

PEOPLESWORLD.ORG

Demonstrators protest arrest of Armenian parliament member

YEREVAN, Armenia –Hundreds of supporters of an Armenian lawmaker who was arrested on suspicion of illegally storing firearms and explosives are protesting outside the country's national security service in the capital of Yerevan.Clashes broke out between the demonstrators and riot police on Sunday b

FOXNEWS - 2018-06-17 13:47:57

Armenia’s Democratic Awakening

I have worked on democracy programs in Armenia for 20 years. But even I was surprised that so many of my fellow citizens took to the streets to protest after Serzh Sargysan, the longtime authoritarian president of Armenia, had himselfdeclared prime minister, an act that shredded any pretense of foll

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Armenia vs Moldova live streaming: Time, match details & prediction

As for Moldova, they are bereft of any star plater in their squad. Their captain is defender Alexandru Epureanu, who plays for Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir.

101GREATGOALS.COM

Glendale leaders vote to honor Armenian American community with new street name — Artsakh Street

The Maryland Paseo, located along Maryland Avenue between Broadway and Wilson Avenue, is part of the two-block stretch of Maryland that will be renamed Artsakh Street. (Raul Roa / Glendale News-Press)

LA TIMES

Daron Malakian Wants to Give Armenians a Voice With 'Dictator'

If you don’t believe in fate, at least concede to serendipity. On April 23,Daron Malakian’sScars on Broadwayproject debuted the single and music video for “Lives,” from the band’s first new album in a decade,Dictator. That same day, Serzh Sargsyan resigned as Prime Minister of Armenia following elev

LOUDWIRE

Rohingya activist wins $1 million humanitarian prize

Kyaw Hla Aung, 2018 Aurora Prize laureate. Photo by:Aurora PrizeYEREVAN, Armenia — An activist who has spent 40 years fighting for Rohingya rights has won $100,000 for his work, and a further $1 million to donate to charities of his choice.Kyaw Hla Aung, a lawyer who focuses on educational and healt

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