Russian general calls for peaceful solution of conflict in Georgia

ITAR-TASS News Agency TASS March 17, 2004 Russian general calls for peaceful solution of conflict in Georgia By Anatoly Yurkin MOSCOW, March 17 General Igor Rodionov, a Russian State Duma deputy, told Itar-Tass on Wednesday that Georgia and Ajaria should solve their conflict exclusively by peaceful means. Rodionov used to command the troops of the […]

Escalation of conflict in Adjaria may be avoided – Passy

ITAR-TASS News Agency TASS March 17, 2004 Escalation of conflict in Adjaria may be avoided – Passy By Tigran Liloyan YEREVAN Solomon Passy, the OSCE chairman-in-office and Bulgarian Foreign Minister believes that the escalation of the conflict around Adjaria can be avoided and called on the parties to the conflict to begin dialogue. Dialogue is […]

Passy: NK issue can be settled only through Armenian-Azeri dialog

ITAR-TASS News Agency TASS March 17, 2004 Karabakh issue can be settled only through Armenian-Azeri dialog By Tigran Liloyan YEREVAN Solomon Passy, the OSCE chairman-in-office and Bulgarian Foreign Minister is confident that the Karabakh conflict can be settled peacefully. He made the statement at a press conference after the talks with the Armenian leadership in […]

Election results: Putin is ceasing to be a “human rating”

Agency WPS What the Papers Say. Part A (Russia) March 17, 2004, Wednesday Election results: Putin is ceasing to be a “human rating” There’s no sensational news. As expected, Vladimir Putin was re-elected as president of Russia on March 14. He took first place, 57% ahead of his nearest rival, Communist candidate Nikolai Kharitonov; as […]

TV & Radio Companies of CIS to Establish Int’l Information Pool

RIA OREANDA Economic Press Review March 17, 2004 Wednesday TV & Radio Companies of CIS to Establish International Information Pool St.Petersburg. DELOVOI PETERBURG ST.PETERSBURG On Tuesday Directors of TV and Radio Companies of Russia , Armenia , Belarus , Georgia , Kazakhstan , Kyrgyzstan , Moldova , Ukraine and Tajikistan signed the Memorandum on preparation […]

Iran Increases Gas Export

RIA OREANDA Economic Press Review March 17, 2004 Wednesday Iran Increases Gas Export SOURCE: Tehran. VREAMYA NOVOSTEI Iran intends to increase natural gas export as a whole and in European countries, in particular. The Iranian authorities have already negotiated the issue with Ukraine , Bulgaria and Romania to deliver gas via the Iran-Russia-Ukraine-Europe pipeline. The […]

ACYOA brings together young leaders for talk of Christian witness

PRESS OFFICE Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern) 630 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10016 Contact: Jake Goshert, Coordinator of Information Services Tel: (212) 686-0710 Ext. 60; Fax: (212) 779-3558 E-mail: [email protected] Website: March 17, 2004 ___________________ TALKING ABOUT FAITH & INSPIRING OTHERS IS FOCUS OF ACYOA CONFERENCE How can you tell someone […]

Egyptian stabs three Armenians to death in Cairo

Deutsche Presse-Agentur March 16, 2004, Tuesday Egyptian stabs three Armenians to death in Cairo CAIRO An Egyptian man stabbed to death three Armenians – an elderly man and two women – Tuesday after a dispute over who would use an elevator first in Heliopolis neighbourhood of Cairo, police said. The sources said the man, unemployed […]

Surabaya’s Mandarin Oriental Majapahit Hotel the best thing in town

Deutsche Presse-Agentur March 16, 2004, Tuesday Surabaya’s Mandarin Oriental Majapahit Hotel the best thing in town By Peter Janssen, dpa Surabaya, Indonesia Surabaya – Indonesia’s second largest metropolis – is a classic example of modern Asian urban ugliness. With its estimated 3.5 million people, Surabaya offers visitors horrendous traffic, plenty of concrete office buildings, a […]

Warsaw: Sejm MPs, Bagdasarian discuss international affairs

Polish Press Agency March 17, 2004 Wednesday Sejm MPs, Bagdasarian discuss international affairs Warsaw, March 17 Head of the Armenian National Assembly Artur Bagdasarian met in Warsaw on Wednesday the presidia of the Sejm foreign affairs and European committees to discuss international policy and bilateral relations. Foreign affairs committee head Jerzy Jaskiernia told PAP the […]