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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...

2008-08-13 18:00:00

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 13, 2008) - Lydian International Ltd. (TSX:LYD), a diversified U.K. mineral exploration and development company, today announced preliminary results from metallurgical testing at its Amulsar gold discovery in Armenia. A gold recovery test program was applied to a crushed continuous half drill-core of 146m length at SGS Lakefield in Canada. As part of the program, heap-leach amenability tests (coarse ore bottle roll cyanidation) on whole rock and gravity...

2008-08-12 09:01:28

Text of report by private Armenian news agency Mediamax Yerevan, 12 August: Many petrol stations in Yerevan have stopped selling petrol due to lack of fuel. Some petrol stations in Yerevan were closed today, and many petrol stations in Yerevan sold no more than 10 litres of petrol to each customer in the evening of 11 August. The marketing director of the Flash [fuel imports and sales company], Mushegh Yelchyan, said in an interview with Mediamax news agency, that trains with petrol...

2008-08-11 06:00:43

Text of report by private Armenian news agency Mediamax Yerevan, 11August: The volume of natural gas supplies to Armenia through Georgia has fallen, a spokeswoman for [the Armenian-Russian company] ArmRosGazprom, Shushan Sardaryan, told Mediamax today. "At present, we are trying to clarify the reasons and the exact volume of reduction in gas supplies to Armenia through the gas pipeline, which passes through Georgia", Shushan Sardaryan stated, noting that gas supplies to Armenia had reduced...

2008-07-22 09:00:56

Lydian International Ltd. (TSX: LYD), a diversified U.K. mineral exploration and development company, today announced results from the first 7 drill holes of its 20,000m drilling programme at the Amulsar gold discovery in Armenia. Best intersections were DDA-006 with 46m at 1.7g/t gold (including 29m at 2.5g/t gold), RCA-001 with 37m at 1.4g/t gold (including 11m at 3.1g/t gold), RCA-004 with 40m at 1.1g/t gold followed by 9m at 3.5g/t gold at the bottom of the hole (to 142m) and RCA-005 with...

2008-07-17 15:00:49

Vangold Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: VAN) ("Vangold") announces an update on its Armenia oil project. In April of 2007, Vangold partnered with Blackstairs Energy and signed an exploration and production sharing agreement with the government of Armenia. Signaling their commitment to operations in Armenia the Blackstairs Energy-Vangold Joint-Venture opened an office in Yervan, the capital of Armenia. While the sedimentary basins of Armenia to this day are relatively under-explored Vangold considers...

2008-07-15 12:00:30

Comstar, an integrated telecommunications operator in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, has announced that Cornet-AM, an internet services provider and a part of Comstar Group, has built a mobile WiMAX network in the Republic of Armenia. According to Comstar, the wireless broadband network, based on the 802.16e standard, consists of 24 base stations which are connected to each other via radio relay lines and rented telecommunications channels. Airspan Networks has...


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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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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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