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2009-04-17 11:29:49

A new UCLA-led study challenges the popular perception that ethnic diversity is to blame for sectarian conflicts in Iraq and Northern Ireland, recent tensions in Tibet, and ethnic violence in post-election Kenya. "Countries that are ethnically diverse do not experience more conflict than their more homogenous counterparts," said Andreas Wimmer, the study's lead author and a UCLA professor of sociology. "Rather, conflict breaks out when large segments of the population are excluded from...

2009-02-03 05:15:00

VimpelCom continues to standardize on Amdocs' products across subsidiaries outside of Russia; Amdocs also delivers multiple customer management products on the same platform MOSCOW and ST. LOUIS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vimpel-Communications ("VimpelCom") (NYSE: VIP), a leading provider of communications services to approximately 60 million customers in Russia and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and Amdocs (NYSE: DOX), the leading provider of customer experience...

2008-10-24 09:00:11

Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading provider of WiMAX-based broadband wireless access networks announced that earlier this week, an official ceremony was held in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, to launch Comstar's nation-wide, WiMAX communications network powered by Airspan equipment. At the ceremony, Comstar's CEO presented Airspan's award-winning MiMAX Q-Series USB devices to Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev and President of Armenia, Serge Sarkisyan. Comstar, the largest...

2008-10-21 03:00:12

"COMSTAR - United TeleSystems" JSC ("Comstar" or "the Group") (LSE: CMST), the largest integrated telecommunications provider in Moscow and 67 Russian cities, today announced that it has launched a wireless broadband network based on the 802.16e standard WiMAX technology in Armenia and introduced the "Comstar" brand in the local market. The creation and commercial launch of the wireless network using the 3.6-3.8 GHz frequency range was implemented by Cornet-AM, an Internet service...

2008-10-17 09:00:19

Global Gold Corporation (OTCBB: GBGD) is pleased to announce that its exploration, test mining, and processing work has uncovered a significant gold and silver discovery in the Central Area of its Toukhmanuk property in the north central mineral belt of Armenia. Results of recent test mining, diamond drilling of over 20,000 meters, surface sampling of the No. 1 and 15 mineralized areas indicate that there are at least eighteen mineralized zones within a 150 m to 200 m wide east-northeast...

2008-10-02 15:00:30

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 2, 2008) - Tree Canada President Michael Rosen and Tree Canada Associate, Adrina Bardekjian Ambrosii will be in Armenia from October 11-25 to share their forestry expertise to help combat desertification. The two-week trip is the second phase of the Building International Bridges for Forest Futures project. In April 2008, Tree Canada sponsored two Armenian foresters, Alla Berberyan and Gagik Amiryan, to learn about sustainable forestry and conservation...

2008-09-27 09:00:25

Excerpt from report by state-owned Armenian Public TV on 24 September [Presenter] The preparatory works for building a new nuclear power plant in Armenia are on schedule. The feasibility study conducted with the help of the USAID is over and was presented to the public today. The new generation station, according to the minister of energy and natural resources, is to be of a better quality, work on less fuel but be more effective. [Correspondent] A 30-page package is on the table of the...

2008-09-24 09:00:41

Text of report by Armenian newspaper Hayots Ashkharh on 24 September President Serzh Sargsyan has said that an Iran-Armenia gas pipeline will be put into operation in the future and that this fact will be a new phenomenon in Armenia's economic life. "We should be able to manage two opposite gas routes [from Iran and Russia]. We should also do our best to put into operation the 5th energy unit of the Hrazdan thermal power plant by the planned deadline so that we can run the economy...

2008-09-23 21:00:28

YEREVAN. Sept 23 (Interfax) - Russia will raise gas prices for Armenia 40% to $154 per 1,000 cubic meters on April 1, 2009 from the current $110, Armrosgazprom CEO Karen Karapetian said during a meeting with Armenian President Serzh Sargsian on Tuesday. Gas prices will then rise to $200 per 1,000 cubic meters on April 1, 2010, he said. The growth in gas prices for Armenia is on par with the increase on the Russian energy market. Starting in 2011, Armenia is to start paying European prices...

2008-09-22 09:00:58

PLAINSBORO, N.J., Sept. 22, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) announced today an in-kind donation of over $700,000 worth of neurosurgical medical devices to the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) -- Armenia Medical Partnership Program, to be used to provide medical assistance in Armenia. The United Armenian Fund will transport the donated equipment. Following the devastation of the 1988 earthquake and the war and political upheaval of...


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2012-06-14 08:59:22

Symbol: TEAR60 Group: Lichen Family: Bacidiaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   LEAR23 Lecidea armeniaca (DC.) Fr. Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Bacidiaceae Genus   Tephromela M. Choisy – tephromela lichen Species   Tephromela armeniaca (DC.) Hertel &...

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2007-10-23 17:27:13

The Caucasian Squirrel or Persian Squirrel (Sciurus anomalus), is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found throughout Armenia,Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. It is naturally found to thrive in temperate forests.

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