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Manchester United star Henrikh Mkhitaryan apologises after Armenia's humiliating defeat

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Manchester United star Henrikh Mkhitaryan apologises after Armenia's humiliating defeat


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'Like a dream': bombed-out cafe reopens in Aleppo's Armenian quarter

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'Like a dream': bombed-out cafe reopens in Aleppo's Armenian quarter


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Manchester United star Henrikh Mkhitaryan pictured with model Victoria Lopyreva as he returns to Armenia

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Manchester United star Henrikh Mkhitaryan pictured with model Victoria Lopyreva as he returns to Armenia


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Mkhitaryan's efforts at Man Utd recognised by top honour in Armenia

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Mkhitaryan's efforts at Man Utd recognised by top honour in Armenia


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Manchester United star Henrikh Mkhitaryan receives another boost

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Manchester United star Henrikh Mkhitaryan receives another boost


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Community pays tribute to 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide

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Community pays tribute to 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide


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Detroit musician to honor Armenian heritage at 'The Promise' screenings

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Varoujan Garabedian, Armenia’s Adulated Terrorist
Garabedian’s terror career Garabedian, a Syrian national of Armenian extraction, was a member of the Armenian militant organization ASALAArmenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia). On July 15, 1983, at that time 20 year old and the head of ASALA French branch, Garabedian planted a bomb, hidden inside a suitcase, at the Turkish Airlines check-in desk, at Orly Airport, in Paris, France, south terminal, as part of ASALA’s global terrorism campaign against Turkey for the recognition of and reparations for the Armenia Genocide by the Turks   Read More ...
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Tags: Wars |  Terrorism |  Terrorist | 
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Armenian-Azerbaijani negotiations: the way to peace or war
Geneva on Monday hosted negotiations between President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan. as part of the settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan “The meeting took place in a constructive atmosphere. The Presidents agreed to take measures to intensify the negotiation process and to take additional steps to reduce tensions on the line of contact   Read More ...
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Michigan composer to debut 3-part orchestral work in Armenia
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area composer known for his commercial work is taking a musical project of a more personal nature to his ancestors' homeland. Dan Yessian travels this week to Armenia for the orchestral premiere of "An Armenian Trilogy," a piece commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. It's scheduled to be performed Saturday by the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra in Yerevan   Read More ...
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Tags: Music |  Songwriters | 
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Armenia’s Aggressive, Baseless, Senseless Conflict with Azerbaijan
Day One Several months ago, I had the honor to be invited to Azerbaijan to witness the ongoing development of a former USSR satellite, now working of its 25-year-old independence. I was impressed by what I saw but, in all fairness, knew that I did not complete my reportage. On my first visit I encounter much formality and saw what my guests wanted me to see   Read More ...
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Tags: Social Issues |  Animosity | 
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Manchester United star Henrikh Mkhitaryan apologises after Armenia's humiliating defeat
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has taken 'all responsibility' for Armenia's embarrassing 6-1 defeat at the hands of Poland in Yerevan on Thursday night. Armenia have endured a difficult World Cup qualifying campaign and currently lie in fifth place in Group E ahead of basement boys Kazakhstan. Artur Petrosyan's side have failed to win a qualifier since March and were put to the sword by Robert Lewandowski, who became Poland's all-time top scorer after bagging a hat-trick   Read More ...
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'Architects of Denial' a powerful look at the Armenian genocide
The powerful documentary “Architects of Denial” posits that denying such world atrocities as the 1915-18 killings of about 1.2 million Christian Armenians by the Ottoman Empire, which became the modern republic of Turkey, results only in history repeating itself. Producer-director David Lee George persuasively backs up this theory by taking a frank look at the horrors of the Armenian genocide as well as the modern-day persecution of Armenians by forces in Turkey and its ally, Azerbaijan   Read More ...
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Robert Lewandowski becomes Poland's all-time record scorer with double in Armenia
Robert Lewandowski made history on Thursday evening as he became Poland's all-time record goal scorer. The Bayern Munich striker scored twice in the first half as Poland took an early 3-0 lead in Armenia as they bid to secure their place in next year's World Cup. Kamel Grosicki fired the Poles ahead after just two minutes, before Lewandowski drew level with Wlodzimierz Lubanski   Read More ...
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Why Armenians love strangers
I never meant to spend the night in Dilijan. I’d been making my way through northern Armenia towards the capital city of Yerevan, having crossed from Georgia several days earlier. My travels were taking me south, but slowly. The landscapes up here were all muscle and brawn: dry escarpments and deep, hefty canyons. It was clear early on that Armenia was going to be interesting It was clear early on that Armenia was going to be interesting   Read More ...
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Tags: Travel & Tourism | 
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A unique perspective on the Armenian genocide
HISTORY LESSON The Armenian Museum of America presents the exhibition “Scars of Silence” through Jan. 27. Curated by Jennifer Liston Munson, the exhibition includes excerpts from a film by Nubar and Abby Alexanian and photographs by Nubar Alexanian chronicling an Armenian-American father and daughter as they embark on a journey to their ancestral homeland. Their focus is exploring the legacy of the Armenian genocide of 1915-1923, and the result is a personal account of what it means to be Armenian today   Read More ...
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Armenia, Liberia establish diplomatic relations
Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian and Marjon Kamara, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Liberia on Friday signed protocol on the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the press department of the foreign ministry reports. At the meeting that followed the signing ceremony the foreign ministers touched upon the enhancement of collaboration within international organisations. (Visited 4 times, 4   Read More ...
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Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  W Africa |  Liberia |  Asia |  W. Asia |  Armenia | 
Right to health in Armenia: UN expert to make first visit
. YEREVAN / GENEVA (20 September 2017) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Dainius Pūras, will visit Armenia from 25 September to 5 October 2017, to assess to what extent people’s right to health is being realized. “The purpose of this visit is to learn how Armenia is working to guarantee people’s right to health, including the measures already taken, the achievements made and the challenges that remain,” said Mr   Read More ...
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Armenians in France vow to help Nagorno-Karabakh military
YEREVAN, Armenia – A charity created by Armenians living in southern France says it will purchase winter field uniforms for the military in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan. The announcement on Tuesday by Matsak Poladian of the Union of Armenians in Nice, France, underlined the diaspora's role in supporting cash-strapped Armenian, which has been locked in conflict with neighboring Azerbaijan for more than a quarter century   Read More ...
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Armenians in France vow to help Nagorno-Karabakh military
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A charity created by Armenians living in southern France says it will purchase winter field uniforms for the military in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan. The announcement on Tuesday by Matsak Poladian of the Union of Armenians in Nice, France, underlined the diaspora's role in supporting cash-strapped Armenian, which has been locked in conflict with neighboring Azerbaijan for more than a quarter century   Read More ...
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Armenian park opens gates
GEORGE TOWN: Residents within the inner city of George Town now have a rest and recreational space with the opening of the Armenian Park today.   Read More ...
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SCCI seeks to strengthen ties with Armenia
Dubai The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) discussed ways to develop relations with the Embassy of Armenia to the UAE in order to enhance the opportunities of trade and investment between the business communities in Sharjah and Armenia. The meeting that took place recently at SCCI was attended by Shaikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Executive Chairman of the Department of Government Relations, Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of SCCI, and Gegham Gharibjanian, Ambassador of Armenia to the UAE   Read More ...
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Tags: Economy |  Trade |  Economics | 
Places: Asia |  Mideast |  United Arab Emirates |  W. Asia |  Armenia | 
Israeli suicide drone exports frozen after live demonstration complaint
The Defense Ministry has suspended the export license of Israeli firm Aeronautics Defense Systems following an investigation into claims they had been asked by Azerbaijan to carry out a live demonstration of an armed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) against an Armenian military position last month.Aeronautics informed the stock market on Monday night that the Defense Ministry’s Defense Export Controls Agency was suspending the marketing and export permit for the company’s Orbiter 1K model UAV to “a significant customer   Read More ...
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Tags: Markets |  Exports | 
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Armenian children who went into hiding to avoid deportation are found
Two children who went into hiding after facing deportation to Armenia have been found and taken to a ‘safe address’, Dutch media said on Monday evening. The children have lived in the Netherlands for nine years but have not qualified for the government’s amnesty for child refugees. Armina Hambartsjumian, the mother of Lily (11) and Howick (12), was sent back to Armenia a week ago   Read More ...
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Tags: Children | 
Places: Asia |  W. Asia |  Armenia |  Europe |  N.W. Europe |  Benelux |  Netherlands | 
Turkmenistan and Armenia ink bilateral documents
AKIPRESS.COM - After the talks between the officials delegations of Turkmenistan and Armenia had concluded today in Yerevan, the ceremony of signing bilateral documents took place. President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan inked the joint communique, Turkmen president's press service said. They also witnessed the signing of an agreement on cooperation on tourism, a program of cooperation on culture and arts for 2018-2020, a program on cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia for 2018-2019, a Memorandum of Mutual Understanding on cooperation on the exchange of financial and intelligent information with regard to money laundering, proceeds of crimes and terrorism financing, and a Memorandum of Mutual Understanding on cooperation in the sports   Read More ...
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Berdimuhamedov meets with Armenian President in Erevan
AKIPRESS.COM - President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov met with his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan in Erevan on Thursday, the president's press service said. The cortege of the President of Turkmenistan, who arrived in Erevan on an official visit, headed to the Residence of the President of Armenia from the Radisson Blu Hotel in the morning. After the official greeting ceremony and photo session against the backdrop flags of two countries, Berdimuhamedov and Sargsyan headed to the Odjak Hall to hold the one-on-one talks   Read More ...
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Armenian-Canadians urge Liberals to stop export of armoured vehicles to Azerbaijan
Deal 'violates all the principles that we as Canadians stand for,' says Armenian-Canadian group Related Stories Canada's Armenian community has launched a campaign to convince the Trudeau government to cancel export permits for the sale of Canadian-made armoured personnel carriers to Azerbaijan. The campaign started after Radio Canada International and CBC reported in July that Toronto-based manufacturer INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing signed a deal with Azerbaijan's Interior Ministry to supply the country with the vehicles   Read More ...
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Places: Canada |  Armenia |  Azerbaijan | 
State senator backs Armenian group's call for Glendale mall to allow billboard advertising documentary on genocide
After the Americana at Brand rejected billboard space for a film about genocide, state Sen. Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) has joined a local Armenian group in asking mall officials to reverse their decision. Last week, the Glendale chapter of the Armenian National Committee of America requested that the Americana reconsider its denial of billboard space for “Architects of Denial,” a documentary that examines genocides, including the Armenian genocide, through survivor accounts   Read More ...
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Model from Kyrgyzstan mistakenly represents Armenia in World Next Top Model 2017 contest
AKIPRESS.COM - A model from Kyrgyzstan Susanna Egoryan, who participated in the World Next Top Model 2017, represented Armenia when reached the finals, organizator of the beauty pageant in Kyrgyzstan Tattybubu Samidin kyzy told AKIpress. “I heard this information just today. I was shocked like everyone else. I sent Susanna on behalf of Kyrgyzstan, but I didn't know that she will betray me and our Kyrgyzstan,” she said   Read More ...
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Holy Mass echoes the Armenian way in city Church
The mass being celebrated at St Peter’s Orthodox Church. It was built by the Armenians in 1796 Arriving in Mumbai as traders in the late 17th Century and early 18th Century, Armenians built a Church nestled in the lanes of Fort. Named St Peter's Orthodox Church, it was built in 1796 by Armenians. Besides Kolkata, where they continue to be in large numbers, presence of Armenians can also be seen in Surat, Delhi, and Agra   Read More ...
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Mass brawl breaks out between Uzbek and Armenian migrants in Moscow
AKIPRESS.COM - Moscow police launched probe into hooliganism after groups of Uzbek and Armenian construction workers organized a mass brawl against each other on August 1, the Russian media report. Some 40 people participated in the conflict using shovels, hammers, sledgehammers and other things. Six people were hospitalized as a result. The conflict between Uzbeks and Armenians arose after one of the workers was throwing garbage out of the roof of the building, which angered another group of workers   Read More ...
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Tags: Social Issues |  Violence |  Migrants |  Animosity |  Street Violence | 
Places: Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  W. Asia |  Armenia | 
Armenia-Israeli relations : myth or reality ?
Why now Armenia decided to establish relations with Israel, why for more than 25 years Armenia has excellent even fraternal relations with fundamentalist Iran and relations with the State of Israel leave much to be desired. It is historical fact that since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and the newly independent Azerbaijan in 1991, the relationship has improved consistently and now these relations have strategic character   Read More ...
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Hanegbi makes highest-level Israeli ministerial visit to Armenia in years
Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi met in Yerevan on Wednesday with Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, the first visit of a senior Israeli minister to that country since then-agriculture minister Orit Noked visited in 2012.Hanegbi, who is frequently dispatched on trips abroad by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, told Karapetyan, “After years without a ministerial visit to Armenia, I came here as an emissary of the prime minister to give expression to the strong friendship between our countries   Read More ...
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Singapore signs open skies agreement with Armenia
SINGAPORE: Singapore signed an open skies agreement with Armenia on Friday (Jul 14), announced the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) in a media release. Under the agreement, airlines of both countries will be able to operate any number of services between them, as well as beyond to any third country, with no restrictions on capacity, frequency, aircraft type and route schedule   Read More ...
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Inna Djaniants, Jon Simonian Jr
Inna Mikhaylovna Djaniants and Jon David Simonian Jr. were married July 8 at Holy Cross Church of Armenia in Washington Heights, where three years earlier they met while attending an Armenian cooking class sponsored by the church. The Rev. Father Mardiros Chevian, an Armenian priest, performed the ceremony, with the Rev. Father Arshen Aivazian taking part. Mrs. Simonian, 32, is a first-grade teacher at Public School 20, a grammar school in New York   Read More ...
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Tags: Fashion |  Weddings | 
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$30k lesson to fry Armenian Street kway teow
Fans of Armenian Street char kway teow can learn how to cook it from one of the sons of the original hawker, the late Mr Tan Chong Chia, who was affectionately known as Lao Chen. His youngest son, Mr Tan Boon Teck, 49, is ready to teach anyone who is willing to pay $30,000 to $50,000 for the privilege. He says it will take about a month to learn the proper wok frying techniques from him   Read More ...
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Armenia keen on strengthening cooperation with EU
Armenia is ready to further develop cooperation with the European Union (EU) in all areas of mutual interest, Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan said on Friday. Karapetyan made the remarks when receiving ambassadors of EU member states to Armenia led by Piotr Switalski, said the press office of the Armenian government. During the meeting, the prime minister presented the priorities of the 2017-2022 government program to the European diplomats   Read More ...
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Fan of Armenian Street Char Kway Teow? For at least $10,000, you can learn to cook it
If you have been a fan of Armenian Street Char Kway Teow, you can learn how to cook it from one of the sons of the original hawker, the late Mr Tan Chong Chia, who was affectionately known as Lao Chen. His youngest son, Mr Tan Boon Teck, 49, who was running the Block 24, Sin Ming Road stall owned by his eldest brother, Mr Tan Boon Kiat, 60, until recently, is ready to teach anyone who is willing to pay at least $10,000 for the privilege   Read More ...
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'Like a dream': bombed-out cafe reopens in Aleppo's Armenian quarter
Aleppo (Syria) (AFP) - Taline Menassian still trembles when she steps into the Aleppo Armenian Society's open-air cafe, shaken by memories of the rockets that once rained down on the Syrian city's front line. The eatery in Midan, Aleppo's main Armenian district, was shuttered for four years after violence reached the city in 2012. But it reopened in June, six months after the government recaptured all of the city   Read More ...
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Azeri woman and child killed by rebels near Nagorno-Karabakh boundary: defense ministry
BAKU/YEREVAN An Azeri woman and a child were killed and another civilian was wounded by Armenian-backed rebels near the boundary with the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region, Azerbaijan's defense ministry said on Wednesday. Sporadic exchanges of fire in the fight for control over the region - inside Azerbaijan but controlled by ethnic Armenians - have stoked fears of a wider conflict breaking out in the South Caucasus, which is criss-crossed by oil and gas pipelines   Read More ...
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Tags: Wars |  Rebels | 
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Azerbaijan toddler killed in Nagorno-Karabakh shelling
A young girl and her grandmother died when Armenian-backed troops shelled a village in Azerbaijan. The violence erupted on Tuesday night close to the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, an ethnic Armenian-controlled enclave in Azerbaijan. The toddler, who was two, was named as Zahra Guliyeva. Azerbaijan accused Armenia of targeting civilians. Karabakh officials said they had returned fire, accusing Azerbaijan of deploying weapons near civilians   Read More ...
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Azeri woman and child killed by rebels near Nagorno-Karabakh boundary-defence ministry
An Azeri woman and a child were killed and another civilian was wounded by Armenian-backed rebels near the boundary with the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region, Azerbaijan's defence ministry said on Wednesday. Sporadic exchanges of fire in the fight for control over the region - inside Azerbaijan but controlled by ethnic Armenians - have stoked fears of a wider conflict breaking out in the South Caucasus, which is criss-crossed by oil and gas pipelines   Read More ...
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Tags: Wars |  Rebels | 
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Azeri woman and child killed by rebels near Nagorno-Karabakh boundary - defence ministry
BAKU/YEREVAN: An Azeri woman and a child were killed and another civilian was wounded by Armenian-backed rebels near the boundary with the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region, Azerbaijan's defence ministry said on Wednesday. Sporadic exchanges of fire in the fight for control over the region - inside Azerbaijan but controlled by ethnic Armenians - have stoked fears of a wider conflict breaking out in the South Caucasus, which is criss-crossed by oil and gas pipelines   Read More ...
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Tags: Wars |  Rebels | 
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Protección Civil reporta enjambre sísmico en Armenia y Zapotitán
Protección Civil de El Salvador reportó este viernes 30 de junio, un enjambre sísmico con movimientos telúricos entre las 03:27 p.m. y las 08:00 p.m. del día, con epicentro en el Valle de Zapotitán, en el departamento de La Libertad. El área epicentral está ubicada en las cercanías de los municipios de Armenia, Sonsonate, y Ciudad Arce, La Libertad. Del total de sismos registrados, cuatro han sido reportados como sentidos por la población de la zona del Valle de Zapotitán   Read More ...
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Neither military, nor economic factors allow Armenia to inflict serious blow on Azerbaijan
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 28. Neither military, economic, human resources, nor other factors make it possible for Armenia to inflict a serious blow on Azerbaijan, said the ministry’s message.   Read More ...
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Mkhitaryan sets Manchester United Premier League title target
The Armenian helped the Red Devils to three trophies in his first year with the club but is setting his sights on restoring domestic dominance in 2018. The Red Devils collected three trophies during the first season for their Armenia international at Old Trafford, with Jose Mourinho delivering in his debut campaign at the helm. Mkhitaryan is, however, aware that more is expected after Community Shield, EFL Cup and Europa League success helped to counter a sixth-place finish   Read More ...
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First Adhan sounded on lands freed from Armenia’s occupation – Pashazade
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 26. It’s a great joy that in the month of Ramadan, Adhan (a Muslim call to prayer) first sounded on the Azerbaijani lands liberated from the Armenian occupation, Chairman of the Clerical Office of Caucasus Muslims Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade said. He made the remarks June 26 in Baku after a prayer at the Taza Pir Mosque on the occasion of the Ramadan holiday   Read More ...
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