Topic: Armenia
armenia issues cup coins
July 02, 2014

Armenia issues World Cup coins

The Armenian Central Bank has issued a silver medal with a nominal value of 100 AMD dedicated to the ongoing Brazil FIFA World Cup 2014. The names and flags of all countries participating in the World Cup are engraved on the averse of the coin. The coins with a diameter of 38.60 millimeter and ...

Armenia accuses Turkey of ‘utter denial’ on genocide

YEREVAN : Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian on Thursday accused Turkey of an “utter denial” in failing to recognise World War I mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as genocide, apparently brushing off Ankara’s first ever offer of condelences for the tragedy.In an ...

russia led war games armenia
September 16, 2012

Russia-led war games begin in Armenia

YEREVAN  - A Russia-led regional security group began large-scale military exercises in Armenia on Saturday, the most significant war games ever to be staged in the ex-Soviet state, the defence ministry said. Around 2,000 troops from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and ...

Turkey Armenia Historic Step Normalise Ties
October 10, 2009, 7:05 pm

Turkey, Armenia in historic step to normalise ties

Turkey and Armenia were set to take an historic step towards reconciliation here on Saturday, by signing pacts to normalise ties after nearly a century of bitterness over their blood-soaked past. Armenian Foreign Minister Edouard Nalbandian and Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu will sign the two ...

Killed Iraq Bombing
August 26, 2008, 3:23 pm

4 killed in Iraq bombing

An Iraqi police official says that a bomb planted in a parked car killed four people and wounded six, including three policemen, in the city of Tikrit, north of Baghdad. The official says Tuesday's blast occurred at 7:30 a.m. (local time) on amajor Central Street used by local government officials ...