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Armenia keen to expand relations with both Russia and Georgia - FM
Armenia has traditionally voted against similar documents, which Georgia has tabled every year since 2008. This year Armenia opted not to join countries such as Belarus, Burundi, Cuba, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, Venezuela, Zimbabwe and others by simply skipping the voting.
Today is the 116th birth anniversary of Aram Khachaturian
Born in 1903 Aram Khachaturian showed early signs of a love of music, but his formal training did not begin until 1922, when he was admitted to the famous Gnessin Institute in Moscow and continued at the Moscow Conservatory with the eminent composer Myaskovsky.
CoE Anti-racism Commission says Azerbaijan has not implemented its priority recommendations
The conclusions are based on the response from the Government and information gathered from other sources. They concern only the priority recommendations and do not aim at providing a comprehensive analysis of all developments in the fight against racism and intolerance in Azerbaijan.
Armenia joins Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Each year, more than 7 million high school students around the globe develop original research projects and present their work at local science competitions with the hope of making it to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, the world’s largest pre-college science competition, a program of the Society for Science & the Public.
Armenia's IT potential presented to Asian businessmen ahead of WCIT 2019
Several topics were discussed at the meeting in Taipei organized for the businessmen: the opportunities for participating in the Digitec 2019 exhibition in Yerevan in October, exhibition of the country’s IT industries in unified pavilions, the opportunities of listening to the world leaders of the industry.
U.S. Postal Service releases stamps in honor of Armenian soprano Ellada Chakhoyan
On behalf of the Prelate Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Reverend Ghevont Kirazian presented a certificate of recognition to Chakhoyan in which the Prelate congratulated the honoree on the well-deserved honor and for a lifetime of outstanding contributions to music. He wished her many more healthy years to continue to touch hearts and souls with her God-given skills and artistry.
Armenian folk musicians perform Black Sabbath song "She's Gone"
Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi and Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan, along with Rock Aid Armenia organizer Jon Dee, are in Yerevan, Armenia, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Rock Aid Armenia, a humanitarian effort by the British music industry to raise money to help those affected by the 1988 devastating earthquake in Spitak.
Armenia skips UN vote on "IDPs from South Ossetia and Abkhazia"
By a recorded vote of 79 in favor to 15 against, with 57 abstentions, the Assembly adopted a resolution on the "status of internally displaced persons and refugees from those areas," stressing the need to respect their property rights and underlining the urgent need for unimpeded humanitarian access to “all those residing in conflict-affected areas of Georgia.”