Armenia’s Women Tech Trailblazers Are Forging New Horizons – Part 1

Forbes Magazine Aug 6 2020 Jackie AbramianContributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. ForbesWomen I cover women social entrepreneurs, peace builders and change agents. (L-R) Amalya Yeghoyan (Ex. Director, GITC), Gayane Ghandilyan Arakelyan (CEO, Digital Pomegranate), … [+] Marie Lou Papazian (CEO, Tumo Center) A. Yeghoyan, G. G. Arakelyan, M. L. Papazian Nestled […]

Armenian St. Thaddeus Monastery in Iran hosting exhibit to mark UNESCO-listing anniversary

Public Radio of Armenia Aug 6 2020 <img width="710" height="533" src=”"https://en.armradio.am/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/xSt.-Thaddeus-Monastery.jpg.pagespeed.ic.9K-rZ4JNsP.jpg" class="attachment-full size-full wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://en.armradio.am/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/St.-Thaddeus-Monastery.jpg 710w, https://en.armradio.am/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/St.-Thaddeus-Monastery-300×225.jpg 300w" sizes="(max-width: 710px) 100vw, 710px"/>  A painting exhibition is currently under way at the Armenian St. Thaddeus Monastery in Iran on the occasion of the 12th anniversary of the monastery’s inscription on UNESCO World Heritage list, Tehran […]

Coronavirus: Armenian Doctors Fuel Fake News

Institute for War and Peace Reporting – UK Aug 6 2020 Disinformation – sometimes spread by medical experts – has become a serious public health threat. By Gayane Mkrtchyan Anahit Martirosyan recently recovered from coronavirus. But the 48-year-old, who lives in the city of Echmiadzin in western Armenia, did not actually believe that the virus […]

Proceedings launched against Armenian health minister

Panorama, Armenia Aug 6 2020 The Corruption Prevention Commission of Armenia has initiated proceedings against Minister of Health Arsen Torosyan, on the basis of an apparent conflict of interest; Haykuhi Harutyunyan, the chairperson of the commission, confirmed to News.am. A post of data.hetq.am served as a basis for the proceedings. Accordingly, the Corruption Prevention Commission […]

Armenian fighter jets carrying out training flights

Public Radio of Armenia Aug 6 2020 <img width="960" height="464" src=”"https://en.armradio.am/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/xArmenian-military-plane-Ararat-1.jpg.pagespeed.ic.GvMYnmPgvI.jpg" class="attachment-full size-full wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://en.armradio.am/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/xArmenian-military-plane-Ararat-1.jpg.pagespeed.ic.GvMYnmPgvI.jpg 960w, https://en.armradio.am/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/xArmenian-military-plane-Ararat-1-300×145.jpg.pagespeed.ic.81S86s-OK3.jpg 300w, https://en.armradio.am/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/xArmenian-military-plane-Ararat-1-768×371.jpg.pagespeed.ic.kZrh32kMkd.jpg 768w" sizes="(max-width: 960px) 100vw, 960px"/> Fighter jets of the Armenian Air Forces are holding training flights, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Defense Shushan Stepanyan informs. The drills are taking place within the framework of “spot […]

Armenian embassy in Kuwait: Azerbaijan continues to recruit terrorists in Syria

News.am, Armenia Aug 6 2020 14:53, 06.08.2020 The Kuwaiti website al-seyassah.com published a statement by the Armenian Embassy in Kuwait about the July clashes on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. The statement notes that Azerbaijan continues to spread misinformation about the facts of violation of the ceasefire regime on the international border between Armenia and Azerbaijan and […]

Turkish Press: ANALYSIS – Why is Armenian diaspora resorting to aggression again?

Anadolu Agency, Turkey Aug 6 2020 ANALYSIS – Why is Armenian diaspora resorting to aggression again? Dr. Cavid Veliev   | 06.08.2020 The writer works at the Baku-based think-tank Center for International Relations Analysis. BAKU  The skirmishes in Tovuz, on the international border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, led to confrontations between representatives of the diasporas […]

Armenian woman stopped at Munich airport in Germany after husband’s bones found in bag

Deutsche Welle, Germany Aug 6 2020 A woman traveling from Greece said she wanted to return her husband's remains to his native Armenia. Authorities later deemed the transfer of the bones as lawful. Authorities at Munich airport in Germany detained a 74-year-old Armenian woman after human bones were found in her luggage, German federal police […]

Mexico lawmakers call Armenia, Azerbaijan for peace

News.am, Armenia Aug 6 2020 12:48, 06.08.2020                    The foreign affairs committee of the Mexican Chamber of Deputies has issued a statement regarding the escalation of tension on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. The statement said, in particular, that the UN calls on member countries to find a peaceful way to resolve conflicts—and based on international law, […]

Commissioner for diaspora: Very large number of people wish to come to Armenia from Lebanon

News.am, Armenia Aug 6 2020 14:10, 06.08.2020 YEREVAN. – On Saturday I will leave for Lebanon—Beirut, and I will get acquainted with the situation much more realistically on the spot. Zareh Sinanyan, High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs of Armenia, on Thursday said this in a conversation with journalists, referring to the issue of Armenians in […]