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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...

2008-09-04 21:00:27

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 4, 2008) - Dundee Precious Metals Inc. (TSX:DPM)(TSX:DPM.WT) (the "Company" or "DPM") announced that the initial program of diamond drilling results in the 'Vein 5' area in the north western part of the Shahumyan Mine at Kapan, Armenia, continues to confirm the potential for bulk mineable polymetallic open pit mineralization. "We acquired Kapan for its world class polymetallic deposit potential. Our exploration team is working hard to advance this...

2008-09-01 21:00:30

MOSCOW. Sept 1 (Interfax) - Russia is open to involvement in uranium exploration and mining in Armenia and the construction of a new nuclear power generating unit there, a Kremlin source told Interfax. "Apart from continuing to help maintain the safety of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant, Russia is prepared to become involved in exploring and mining uranium reserves in Armenia, in extending the life of the existing nuclear plant and building a new generating unit," the source said in the...

2008-08-18 09:00:24

Text of report by private Armenian news agency Mediamax Yerevan. 18 August: Military operations and an explosion on a railway bridge in Georgia have not damaged the fibre optic cables [running to] Armenia and there is no problems in providing the country with the internet links at the moment, the companies providing Armenia with the Internet links, ArmenTel and Fibernet, told Medimax today. The press secretary of ArmenTel company, Anush Begloyan, said that in case of damage to the...

2008-08-14 00:00:39

YEREVAN. Aug 13 (Interfax) - Supplies of Russian natural gas to Armenia have been fully resumed, Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sarkisian told journalists on Wednesday. Armenia is currently receiving 4.7 million cubic meters of gas per day, or the same amount as usual, he said. ArmRosGazprom CEO Shushan Sardarian said yesterday that Russian natural gas exports to Armenia have decreased by 30% as of August 7. She said that gas deliveries to Armenia had decreased owing to the actions 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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