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Armenian PM offers support to Henirkh Mkhitaryan ahead of Europa League final
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has called Armenia captain Henrikh Mkhitaryan to express support ahead of today’s Europa League final, where Arsenal will face Chelsea. Mkhitaryan will not be able to help the team because of Baku’s stance, the Prime Minister said.
Surp Giragos Armenian Church in Diyarbekir being restored
The St. Giragos church was built in 1376 and is known to be the biggest Armenian church in the Middle East. It was used by the German army as headquarters during the World War I and was converted into a warehouse after the war.
Armenia's President congratulates Henry Kissinger on 96th birthday
Armenian president Armen Sarkissian has congratulated famous US statesman and diplomat Henry Kissinger on 96th birthday. The President hailed Mr. Kissinger’s great contribution to the development of world diplomacy
Armenia's Republic Day celebrated at Sardarapat Memorial
The Prime Minister laid a wreath at the memorial to the victims of the heroic battle of Sardarapat and paid tribute to their memory. A memorial dedicated to the 140th birth anniversary of statesman and politician Aram Manukyan was unveiled within the framework of the celebrations.
Luys TV – Turkey’s first Armenian online television
The TV has been broadcasting on luys.tv since Christmas. “On Christmas Day, Luys TV (meaning light in Armenian) spread light by broadcasting the Holy Mass,” Luys TV co-founder Harutyun Kuran said in an interview with Public Radio of Armenia.
Armenia celebrates 101st anniversary of First Republic
The 1918 Republic of Armenia barely lasted two years. It was, however, a historic political entity – the first expression of Armenian sovereignty since 1375. Its efforts led to the establishment of a Soviet Armenian republic, which, in turn, allowed for an independent Armenia upon the collapse of the USSR seventy years later.
Religious leaders agree to restore the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem
Leaders of the Greek Orthodox, Catholic and Armenian churches issued a statement Monday announcing the project to restore the foundations and flooring of the church, where many Christians believe Jesus was crucified, entombed and resurrected.
Armenia is home to talented people, PM says
Syunik’s investment attractiveness and economic potential, including some 20 successful investment projects, shall be presented during the conference. An exhibition of local products has been launched on the sidelines of the forum.