Areni Wine Festival – a Tradition in Fermenting

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The Wine festival in Areni village of Vayots Dzor region in Armenia was held for the 4th consecutive time on Saturday, October 6th. The annual event, which is partly sponsored by the Armenian government, is slowly turning into a tradition and a welcome one, judging from these great photo shots published by Azatutyun.am. Continue reading “Areni Wine Festival – a Tradition in Fermenting”

Parliament Strips Vartan Oskanian of Immunity

Armenia -- Former Foreign Minister of Armenia and founder of the Civilitas Foundation Vartan Oskanian walks down the stair of Parliament, Yerevan, 03Oct2012
Armenia — Former Foreign Minister of Armenia and founder of the Civilitas Foundation Vartan Oskanian walks down the stairs of Parliament, Yerevan, 02Oct2012 | Photo via Civilnet.am

The Armenian Parliament stripped MP Vartan Oskanian of his parliamentary immunity clearing way for the investigators to move forward with a probe into money-laundering allegations, RFE/RL reports. Continue reading “Parliament Strips Vartan Oskanian of Immunity”

Armenian FM Blasts Azerbaijan at UN General Assembly for Safarov's Release

USA -- Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian addresses UN General Assembly, New York, 01Oct2012
USA — Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian addresses UN General Assembly, New York, 01Oct2012

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian took his time at the General Debate of the 67th Session of the UN General Assembly, to once again draw attention of the international community to the pre-term release Azerbaijani axe-murderer Ramil Safarov and his glorification by the official Baku. Continue reading “Armenian FM Blasts Azerbaijan at UN General Assembly for Safarov's Release”

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