Abraham to take on Dirrell March 6

Abraham to take on Dirrell March 6

February 9, 2010 - 11:44 AMT  14:13 GMT
“A lot of Armenians live in L.A. and I hope they all come and support me against Dirrell. I will put on a great show just like I did against Taylor,” Abraham said.

Haim Oron: it's impossible to accept any disregarding from Armenian Genocide

February 9, 2010 - 11:39 AMT  14:13 GMT
“I hope that one day this recognition will be possible because we have moral and educational duty to this subject,” the Knesset member said.

Viktor Yanukovych wins Ukrainian presidential race

February 9, 2010 - 11:10 AMT  14:13 GMT
With more than 99% of votes counted, Mr Yanukovych had a 3.2% lead over his rival, PM Yulia Tymoshenko.

Magnitude 2.7 earthquake struck north of Armenia

February 9, 2010 - 11:01 AMT  14:13 GMT
The epicenter was 16 km northwards of Ashotsk settlement.

Nairit Plant, its trade union sign labor contract

February 9, 2010 - 10:53 AMT  14:13 GMT
The contract regulates social and economic relations between the employer and employees and envisages mutual responsibilities.

Issue on existence of Armenology chair in Freie Universitat Berlin still open

February 8, 2010 - 18:20 AMT  14:13 GMT
According to RA Ministry of Diaspora, there are 75 Armenology centers outside Armenia. However, not all of them are active due to lack of funds. The centers, which are mainly sponsored by Armenian funds and organizations, have appreciable achievements in Armenology development and national identity retention.

Major Armenian IT and telecommunications companies release year-end statistics

February 8, 2010 - 18:17 AMT  14:13 GMT
Meanwhile, according to data from Armenian National statistical service, revenues from provision of internet services more than tripled in 2009 reaching 10 404.2 million drams. Revenues from mobile communications services made 105 766.6 million drams, while fixed line phone service revenues closed at 40 341.2 million. Lucine Harutyunian, 19, was named the 200 thousandth subscriber of Orange-Armenia, having bought a SIM card in a shop. At an official event organized by Orange, she was presented with a notebook and a subscription to Orange’s “Internet Now” tariff plan.

Tax reform in focus of Armenian government

February 6, 2010 - 18:46 AMT  14:13 GMT
The Armenian parliament debated amendments and changes to a number of laws: On Taxes, On Budget System and On Local Self-Government. The revision of the list of local taxes caused a heated debate among MPs. In particular, representatives of Prosperous Armenia offered to organize additional hearings, involving all interested stakeholders to finalize this package of legislative initiatives.

Does England engage in game in South Caucasus?

February 5, 2010 - 18:49 AMT  14:13 GMT
The process of normalization of Armenian-Turkish relations has entered, so to speak, homestretch, the most interesting fact being Armenia’s (for the first time) more advantageous situation in comparison with Turkey. In this regard, the visit of U.S. Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg to Yerevan was a landmark event that almost clashed with the arrival of first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov. U.S. and Russia have obviously decided not to interfere with each other in forcing Turkey to ratify the Protocols, meanwhile clearly adhering to their own interests.

Armenia regains activity in global cultural events

February 4, 2010 - 18:51 AMT  14:13 GMT
The140th birth anniversary of Komitas was marked in Kaiser-Wilhelm Church in Berlin last week. The event started with a service offered by Archimandrite Eghishe, the spiritual leader of the Armenian community of Berlin.