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Politics: Court rules against Hovannisian

Politics: Court rules against Hovannisian

By Karine Kalantarian
Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty
(www.rferl.org)



A court in Yerevan dealt on Thursday another blow to Raffi Hovannisian's hopes to stand in the upcoming presidential elections when it effectively refused to certify that the U.S.-born former foreign minister has been an Armenian citizen for the last ten years.

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A non-Armenian's view of life in his adopted home

After a series of delays, threats of cancellations and mostly weather-inflicted obstacles to a safe and comfortable journey we were approaching Zvartnots Airport when the captain of the airplane said the visibility over Yerevan was 30 meters. Should be at least 300 or so for safe landing.

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Academic Progress: European Academy aims to improve education opportunities

 

Academic Progress: European Academy aims to improve education opportunities


Since October of last year students looking for an education different than what might normally be offered in Armenia, need not look outside the country to find it.

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Giving Back: Computer scientists returns to Armenia to create learning center

 

Giving Back: Computer scientists returns to Armenia to create learning center


Like thousands of others, Anush Najaryan left Armenia in hopes of making her life better in America. But unlike so many, Anush returned in hopes of making life better for those who may not have her opportunity.

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You Say Amiryan, I Say King Vramshapuh: Changing names make it hard to be street wise in Armenia

 

You Say Amiryan, I Say King Vramshapuh: Changing names make it hard to be street wise in Armenia

If you ask a taxi driver to take you to Hanrapetutyan Street in Yerevan, be prepared to also say Alaverdyan. And do not expect to find Parpetsi unless you also know that not so long ago it was Ghoukassyan.

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School of Sound: Special college teaches the language of jazz

 

School of Sound: Special college teaches the language of jazz


At a holiday party Elen Mkhoyan entertained her friends by singing Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World" in perfect English.

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Sports Digest: Karamyan brothers to play for Greek club

 

Sports Digest: Karamyan brothers to play for Greek club


Armenian Premier League champion Pyunic has lost its top two players to Greece.

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Media: Presidential aide replaces slain TV executive

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Secret Life: No longer "criminals", homosexuals remain cultural outcasts in Armenia

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Finding Warmth: Re-settlers search for opportunity in Lachin Corridor

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  Photo of the week: Snow Monster
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Be Blessed

During Christmas services at the Holy See in Echmiadzin Monday (January 6), His Holiness Garegin II conducted mass and offered sacrament to hundreds attending the Apostolic Church services.

 


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