Armenia appoints new Ambassador to Belgium, EU

Save Share  13:45, 4 August, 2020 YEREVAN, AUGUST 4, ARMENPRESS. President Armen Sarkissian formalized PM Nikol Pashinyan’s recommendation and appointed Anna Aghajanyan to replace Tatul Margarian as Armenia’s Ambassador to Belgium and Head of the Permanent Mission to the European Union, the President’s Office said. Margarian, who was concurrently covering Luxembourg, was dismissed from this […]

Defense Industry chief meets with Armenian drone makers to discuss upgrade projects

Defense Industry chief meets with Armenian dronemakers to discuss upgrade projects Save Share  15:09, 4 August, 2020 YEREVAN, AUGUST 4, ARMENPRESS. The head of the Military-Industrial Committee of the Ministry of High-Tech Industry Artak Davtyan has held a meeting with the executives of companies manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicles in Armenia. Davtyan, who was recently appointed […]

Legendary Spain and Real Madrid keeper Iker Casillas announces retirement at 39

Save Share  16:05, 4 August, 2020 YEREVAN, AUGUST 4, ARMENPRESS. Legendary former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas has announced his retirement from football at the age of 39. Casillas is hanging up his gloves after an outstanding football career that saw him win the Champions League on 3 occasions with Real Madrid and the World Cup and 2 European […]

“This is sickening” – California Governor condemns vandalism against Armenian school in SF

Save Share  17:13, 4 August, 2020 YEREVAN, AUGUST 4, ARMENPRESS. Governor of California Gavin Newsom has condemned the vandalism against the Armenian school in San Francisco. “This is sickening. These acts of hatred have no place in California”, he tweeted, sharing an article about the attack. The profane and racist graffiti attack on San Francisco’s […]

Biden’s Ethnic Engagement Director Has Ties to Pro-Erdogan Group

August 4,  2020 Elvir Klempic, for executive director of Turkish Heritage Organization is now Biden’s National Ethnic Engagement Director BY ARA KHACHATOURIAN The campaign of Joseph Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, has appointed Elvir Klempic, the former executive director of the Turkish Heritage Organization (THO), as National Affinity and Ethnic Engagement Director. Klempic, who immigrated […]

Asbarez: ARS Stands with Lebanon and its Armenian community

August 4,  2020 The ARS stands with Lebanon and its Armenian Community The Armenian Relief Society extends its deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the calamity in Lebanon on Aug 4, 2020. We express our support to the Lebanese people and our compatriots who are once again in an unbearable situation. We […]

Turkey’s neo-Ottoman reach could soon nettle China

Asia Times by Francesco Sisci August 4, 202 Turkish President Erdogan’s Central Asia ambitions threaten to collide with China in a sensitive region at a sensitive time Turkey is stretching its political footprint and ambitions from the central Mediterranean to Western China. But there are lessons of tolerance and modernization to take from its Ottoman […]

RFE/RL Armenian Report – 08/04/2020

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 Fugitive Tycoon’s Russian Citizenship Revealed • Naira Bulghadarian Armenia – Ruben Hayrapetian, chairman of the Football Federation of Armenia, speaks at a news conference in Yerevan, 12Jan2018. Ruben Hayrapetian, a once influential businessman linked to Armenia’s former leadership and prosecuted on a string of criminal charges, has been a Russian citizen […]