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Armenia , Thursday 18 April 2019

News Armenia: Wife of Armenia’s prime minister helps celebrate 25th anniversary of consulate

News source: https://www.latimes.com/socal/glendale-news-press/news/tn-gnp-me-armenia-consulate-anniversary-20190418-story.html
Publicated on: hursday 18 April 2019

Anna Hakobyan, wife of Nikol Pashinyan, Armenia’s prime minister, recently joined some 600 dignitaries and community members recently to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the ...

News Armenia: Armenia highlights deepening of relations with the USA – PM Pashinyan receives delegation of U.S. congressmen

News source: https://armenpress.am/eng/news/971873.html
Publicated on: hursday 18 April 2019

YEREVASN, APRIL 18, ARMENPRESS. Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan receives the delegation of the U.S. congressmen on April 18 comprised of House Democracy Partnership Co-Chair David Price ...

News Armenia: Bright Armenia to never allocate 124 million AMD for marking Day of Citizen if being ruling force: Marukyan

News source: https://www.aysor.am/en/news/2019/04/18/marukyan-allocation/1553549
Publicated on: hursday 18 April 2019

If Bright Armenia was ruling force it would have never allocated 124 million AMD for celebrating Day of Citizen, faction head Edmon Marukyan told Aysor.am. “The decision has already been made. I do ...

News Armenia: Unraveled In Armenia: Pashinian Orders Firings After Dirty Flag Catches His Eye

News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/armenia-pashinian-dirty-flag--firings-customs-l/29875462.html
Publicated on: hursday 11 April 2019

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian vaulted to power after leading street protests against a political castling last year on a pledge to clean up Armenia's corrupt public structures. Apparently that ...

News Armenia: U.S. Lawmakers Visit Armenia

News source: https://www.azatutyun.am/a/29890226.html
Publicated on: hursday 18 April 2019

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian called for U.S. assistance to what he called “radical reforms” implemented by his government when he met with eight members of the U.S. House of Representatives in ...

News Armenia: Iran faces backlash from its Azeri citizens over Armenia and the Karabakh question

News source: https://globalvoices.org/2019/04/11/iran-faces-backlash-from-its-azeri-citizens-over-armenia-and-the-karabakh-question/
Publicated on: Wednesday 10 April 2019

One might think that a Middle Eastern powerhouse like Iran has little connection to a conflict between two former Soviet republics in the South Caucasus that began before the communist bloc even broke ...

News Armenia: Armenia gets mixed results in crackdown on shadow economy

News source: https://eurasianet.org/armenia-gets-mixed-results-in-crackdown-on-shadow-economy
Publicated on: Wednesday 17 April 2019

When Nikol Pashinyan took power nearly a year ago, one of his top priorities was to crack down on corruption and the shadow economy and thus to boost tax revenues and the government budget. As the ...

News Armenia: UN, EU Express Concerns About Threats Against Armenia's LGBT Community

News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/un-eu-express-concerns-about-threats-against-armenia-s-lgbt-community/29873151.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 10 April 2019

The United Nations, European Union, and local rights groups have expressed concerns about "hate speech" directed toward Armenia's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community following ...

News Armenia: Turkish minister, French lawmaker clash over Armenia 'genocide' day

News source: https://news.yahoo.com/turkish-minister-french-lawmaker-clash-over-armenia-genocide-130958730.html
Publicated on: Friday 12 April 2019

Ankara (AFP) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu clashed on Friday with a French lawmaker over the commemoration of the "Armenian genocide" in a heated exchange that prompted the French ...

News Armenia: Main issue of Karabakh conflict settlement is the security of 150,000 people: Armenia’s FM

News source: https://www.aysor.am/en/news/2019/04/18/mnatsakanyan-figaro/1553522
Publicated on: hursday 18 April 2019

The main issue of Karabakh conflict settlement is the security of the 150,000 people living in Artsakh, Armenia’s Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan said in an interview with French Le Figaro. He ...

News Armenia: Mapping Armenia: How Open-Source Data Is Improving the Hike Armenia Experience

News source: https://medium.com/@HIKEArmenia/mapping-armenia-how-open-source-data-is-improving-the-hike-armenia-experience-382eb61591de
Publicated on: onday 08 April 2019

The Dilijan National Park map is the first topographical map ever made for hikers in Armenia. Its creator, Cartisan, hopes to map hiking routes across the Caucasus region using open-source data.

News Armenia: Armenia first country to be part of St. Jude Global Alliance; more expected to join

News source: https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/2019/04/12/st-jude-childrens-research-hospital-st-jude-global-alliance-armenia-childhood-cancer/3445747002/
Publicated on: Friday 12 April 2019

Armenia first country to be part of St. Jude Global Alliance; more expected to join The St. Jude Global Alliance officially has its first country on board to improve childhood cancer care. Check out ...