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EU Said To Help New Armenian Government

(Azatytyun)- The European Union stands ready to help Armenia’s new government implement sweeping reforms promised by it, a senior member of the European Parliament said after visiting Yerevan on Monday. David McAllister, the chairman of the ...

Armenian PM Vows No Letup In Anti-Corruption Drive

(Azatutyun)- Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian pledged to continue combatting corruption in Armenia in “the most resolute” way on Monday following the arrest of a retired army general accused of illegal arms possession and embezzlement. Pashinian ...

A Rohingya Muslim Lawyer Honoured with Humanitarian Prize in Armenia

Aurora Humanitarian Initiative founders Afeyan, Vardanyan and Grigorian with Aurora Laureate Kyaw Hla Aung during a press conference at Ararat Valley, Armenia, June 9, 2018. Vicken Cheterian The announcement that Kyaw Hla Aung, a lawyer from ...

Humanitarian Leaders Convene at the Annual Aurora Dialogues Yerevan to Discuss Solutions to the World’s Major Humanitarian Challenges

On June 9, 2018 the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative hosted the third annual Aurora Dialogues, entitled “Inspire, Empower, Impact.” The conference was made possible by the support of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and through the collabor...

Armenian Community Celebrates Heritage on Centennial of First Armenian Republic at Canadian History Museum

OTTAWA -- On Wednesday June 13, 2018, Armenian Canadian heritage was celebrated on the occasion of the centennial of the Republic of Armenia of 1918-2018. The event was held under the auspices of His Eminence Archbishop Papken Tcharian, Prelate of ...

Danny Tarkanian wins Nevada GOP congressional primary

(Associated Press) – Republican Danny Tarkanian, son of legendary UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, and Democrat Susie Lee, a Las Vegas philanthropist, have captured their parties’ nominations in southern Nevada’s 3rd District, where ...

Armenia’s New Government Suffers First Resignation

(Azatutyun)-One month after becoming Armenia’s minister of labor and social affairs, Mane Tandilian resigned on Tuesday, voicing her opposition to Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian’s intention to continue an unpopular reform of the national pension ...

Daron Acemoglu says ready to support the Armenian government

(Armradio)- Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan, Head of the Deputy Prime Minister’s Office Varag Siseryan, Director of the Center for Strategic Initiatives Alexander Khachatryan and Director of SDG National ...

Aurora Prize Awarded to Rohingya Human Rights Defender Kyaw Hla Aung

(Mediamac)- The third annual $ 1.1 million Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity was awarded today to Mr. Kyaw Hla Aung, a lawyer and activist recognized for his dedication to fighting for equality, education and human rights for the Rohingya people ...

Anthony Bourdain found dead while filming in Paris

Anthony Bourdain, a gifted storyteller and writer who took CNN viewers around the world, has died. He was 61. CNN confirmed Bourdain's death on Friday, June 8 and said the cause of death was suicide. "It is with extraordinary sadness we can ...